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Women’s Football Int’l Friendly: Liberia vs Guinea Sunday

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Women’s Football Int’l Friendly: Liberia vs Guinea Sunday

Liberia’s women’s national football team will on Sunday host neighbors Guinea in an international friendly on Sunday, November 24, at the Antoinette Stadium (ATS) in Monrovia. According to the Liberia Football Association (LFA), the friendly match is part of the female Lone Star’s preparation for the 2020 Africa Women’s Nations Cup. The 2020 Africa Women…

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Egypt to face Djibouti or Liberia, confirms Hossam El-Badry

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Egypt to face Djibouti or Liberia, confirms Hossam El-Badry

Egypt national team manager Hossam El-Badry confirmed that they contacted the Djiboutian and Liberian FAs in order to organize a friendly before their clash against Kenya. Egypt are getting set to face Kenya in the upcoming international break, in their first 2021 AFCON qualifying game on November 15. In order to prepare for the game, the…

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Mahrez brace inspires Algeria to Colombia rout

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Mahrez brace inspires Algeria to Colombia rout

Riyad Mahrez struck a brace and provided an assist as reigning African champions Algeria beat Colombia 3-0 at Stade Pierre-Mauroy in an international friendly match in Lille, France on Tuesday. After setting up Baghdad Bounedjah for Algeria’s opener 15 minutes into the match, the Manchester City forward opened his account five minutes later, before striking again 20 minutes into the second half. Tuesday’s victory…

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Nigeria keeper Uzoho facing long injury lay-off

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Nigeria keeper Uzoho facing long injury lay-off

Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho is facing an extended lay-off after rupturing ligaments in his knee. Uzoho, 20, suffered the injury after the hour mark during Sunday’s 1-1 friendly draw with Brazil in Singapore and had to be carried off on a stretcher. “Francis Uzoho has been diagnosed with a rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament and external…

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Algerian and French federations to discuss friendly

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Algerian and French federations to discuss friendly

A potential friendly between world champions France and African champions Algeria may have moved a step closer after the presidents of the countries’ respective football federations agreed to hold a meeting on the matter early next year. It follows what was described as a “rewarding meeting” between Algeria Football Federation (FAF) President Kheireddine Zetchi and…

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Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane both make their mark as Senegal hold Brazil to draw

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Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane both make their mark as Senegal hold Brazil to draw

A mid-season friendly, almost 7,000 miles away from Merseyside, in a humid 30′ heat, was not the ideal situation for the Reds. But both Firmino and Mane started as Brazil took on Senegal in Singapore’s National Stadium on Thursday afternoon, and the pair were both influential in a spirited draw. Having been expected to make…

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See What Samuel Chukwueze Said Ahead Of Brazil vs Nigeria Clash

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See What Samuel Chukwueze Said Ahead Of Brazil vs Nigeria Clash

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will on Sunday trade tackles with the Samba Boys of Brazil, a game Samuel Chukwueze is looking forward to with the sole intention of showing what the team is ‘made of’. The Villarreal forward has revealed that the Super Eagles will not treat the match lightly when Gernot Rohr’s men face the…

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Senegal star Sadio Mane gets red-hot welcome from Liverpool fans

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Senegal star Sadio Mane gets red-hot welcome from Liverpool fans

Sadio Mane had stepped into the lobby of Swissotel The Stamford on Tuesday afternoon (Oct 8) with airpods in his ears, but the Liverpool star was not deaf to the adulation of the many Reds fans present. To the tune of The Archies’ Sugar Sugar, the 80-strong crowd heartily serenaded their favourite footballer, singing “Sadio,…

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Brazil prepare for African double-header in Singapore

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Brazil prepare for African double-header in Singapore

Brazil’s assistant coach Cleber Xavier is expecting a stern test when the five-times world champions play their first ever match against Senegal. Brazil will also face Nigeria for just the second time as part of a friendly double-header against African opposition in Singapore. “Senegal is a very well trained and strong team,” Xavier told BBC…

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Fit-again Ebuehi handed late Nigeria call-up for Brazil match

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Fit-again Ebuehi handed late Nigeria call-up for Brazil match

Fit-again Benfica defender Tyronne Ebuehi has been thrown an international lifeline after being handed a late-call up to the Nigeria squad to face Brazil in Singapore. Dutch-born Ebuehi, 23, whose last appearance for the Super Eagles was at the 2018 World Cup, is included after 15 months out with a cruciate ligament injury. The Portugal-based…

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