World cup

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 22nd, 2013
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Treatment of Kenyan football team turns into epic hashtag battle. Kenya and Nigeria battled on Twitter Thursday, as #SomeoneTellKenya and #SomeoneTellNigeria trended worldwide. The online clash erupted when news broke of the poor accommodations provided to the Harambee Stars, Kenya’s national f...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Feb 6th, 2013
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In what manner can the words “Brazil” and “friendly” go together in any meaningful sense? The England boss Roy Hodgson hinted as much in his press conference, issuing a timely reminder that tonight’s game is but a precursor to rather more meaningful World Cup qualifiers against the mighty San Marino,...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 11th, 2013
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Factbox on African Nations Cup finalists Ethiopia ahead of this year’s tournament in South Africa from Jan. 19 to Feb. 10: Previous appearances in African Nations Cup finals: 9 Best performances: Winners in 1962; Runners-up in 1957 FIFA world ranking Dec 2012: 110 Coach: Sewnet Bishaw will be a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jan 4th, 2013
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Zimbabwe might be forced to withdraw from the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying competition as the national football association has no money for a fixture in Egypt during March, according to a senior official. “There is no money to pay for travel expenses and other incidentals,” Zimbabwe Fo...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 20th, 2012
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Ethiopians are returning to the local football stadia after years of apathy that saw them switch to European and English Football League for consolation. Apart from the world beating Ethiopian Athletes led by Gabre Haille Sellasie, the name Saladin Said is regarded as the most celebrated symbol in Et...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 14th, 2012
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Nigerian national team head coach Stephen Keshi is more worried – if not scared – to face the African Champions, Zambia, at the 2013 Africa Nations Cup (Afcon) group stage match at Mbombela stadium on January 25. However, his consolation is that the other two teams in Group C, Burkina Fas...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 11th, 2012
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opinion By Colins Mabinda,The Star I have been pondering long and hard why is it that Kenyans often follow their tribal leaders with such mindless zeal, even when all indications are that we are being led to a slaughter house. I think I now know the answer. It’s that there is simply no Kenyan i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 25th, 2012
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Nigeria registered a demoralising 11-0 victory over FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup hosts Azerbiajan, seeing them eliminated, with Chinwendu Ihezuo playing a part in eight of them. Right from the off the game was being played almost exclusively in the hosts’ half, so it was little surprise when the first...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 14th, 2012
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Wiring could be seen protruding from wrapped-up bundles stuffed into the vests. Police said the neatly arranged packages contained explosives and were ready to be used. They also seized several mobile phone they said would likely have been used to trigger the bombs. The Kampala bombings that killed 7...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Aug 18th, 2012
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Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo’s party headquarters was attacked Saturday by unidentified men armed with machetes and shotguns, who left two people slightly wounded, witnesses said. An AFP photographer at the offices of the Ivorian Popular Front (FPI) saw a car in flames outside wh...