Football at the Summer Olympics

By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Aug 18th, 2012
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Unlike its senior counterpart, the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup is held every two years, which gives fans a regular opportunity to discover the rising stars of the game. Since the inaugural edition of the competition in 2002, only three nations have lifted the trophy. USA won the first tournamen...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 6th, 2012
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For the first time in their history, Canada’s women will be competing in the Olympic soccer semifinals when they take on the Americans at the famed Old Trafford on Monday afternoon in Manchester, England. Join CBCSports.ca’s live chat at 2:30 p.m. ET and interact with soccer fans from across th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 26th, 2012
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For the first time, Africa will have four nations going for gold at the Olympic Games – as they aim to emulate former winners Nigeria and Cameroon. Morocco, Egypt, Senegal and African champions Gabon all begin their London 2012 campaigns on Thursday. Senegal Senegal play hosts Team GB in Group ...
By benim
In News
Sep 22nd, 2011
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FIFA has backtracked over an announcement on Tuesday that African football boss Issa Hayatou had been appointed head of the organising committee for Olympic football tournaments and the key Goal bureau. “Due to a technical error, appointments for FIFA standing committees have appeared on the FI...
By benim
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Jul 8th, 2011
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There were mixed feelings for African sides Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea as they headed home early from the the Women’s World Cup after the group stages. Continental champions Nigeria, failed to match their sole appearance in the 1999 quarter-finals, and left bitterly disappointed but Equatori...