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Daily Archives: June 30, 2019

African Cup of Nations: Clarence Seedorf gets a taste of high expectations surrounding Cameroon

Cameroon manager Clarence Seedorf at 2019 African Cup of Nations (vetembaste) If Clarence Seedorf was not already aware of the high expectations surrounding his Cameroon team before the Africa Cup of Nations, he certainly will be following their first two matches. In a remarkable media conference following Saturday’s 0-0 draw with Ghana, the coach was told that his defence was ...

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African Cup of Nations: Senegal welcome back Idrissa Gana Gueye but have more injury woes

Senegal’s Idrissa Gana Gueye fights for the ball during the African Cup of Nations group C match between Senegal and Tanzania (AP) Influential midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye will return from injury for Senegal when they take on Kenya on Monday in their last group game at the Africa Cup of Nations but they have been hit with more injury blows, ...

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Brazil vs Argentina: Brazil still wary of Lionel Messi, says Thiago Silva

Lionel Messi has not been at his best at the Copa America. (Source: AP) Lionel Messi has not been at his best at the Copa America but Brazil defender Thiago Silva says his side will not take their eyes off the Argentina captain for a minute in their semi-final on Tuesday. “He is the best player in the world and ...

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Watch: Surprising Sweden oust Germany at FIFA World Cup

Sweden’s Stina Blackstenius with teammates celebrates after scoring her side’s second goal during the of the Women’s World Cup quarterfinal match between Germany and Sweden. (Source: AP) With Germany out of the way, Sweden believes it could win it all. Stina Blackstenius scored the go-ahead goal just minutes into the second half and Sweden surprised Germany with a 2-1 quarterfinal ...

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Copa America 2019: Argentina in doubt up front for Brazil semi-final clash

Argentina’s players in a team celebration against Venezuela during a Copa America quarter-final (AP) Argentina’s young and inexperienced team improved in its last two Copa America matches against Qatar and Venezuela thanks to a stronger presence up front. But the aggressive team formation that made Argentina fans happy is far from certain for Tuesday’s semifinal against hosts Brazil. The main ...

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