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Eritrea Participating at the 2020 UCI Road World Championships

Eritrea is second in the latest UCI Cycling Africa Tour ranking

The 87th UCI Road World Championships cycling event will take place in Imola, Italy from September 24 – 27th, 2020.

BY SHABAIT

Eritrea is participating at the 2020 UCI Road World Championships Cycling competition that commenced on the 24th of September in Imola, Italy. Continue reading Eritrea Participating at the 2020 UCI Road World Championships

Alexander Isak: The Rising Star Compared to Zlatan Ibrahimovic

It was probably the most successful 17th birthday in football history

In a way, the Eritrean born, Swedish striker’s skillset is comparable to Sweden’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s. But in terms of their personalities and playing style, the comparison is totally wrong. Actually, they couldn’t be more different.

BY MICHAEL YOKHIN | BBC SPORT

The big Stockholm derby between Djurgarden and AIK was on 21 September 2016, and Alexander Isak made sure it was an evening to remember.

In the first half, AIK’s teenage sensation made a run into space and expertly controlled a through ball in the box. One touch to take it into his stride, a second to fire low and hard into the far corner. Arms outstretched, he stood celebrating in front of the hostile home crowd. Continue reading Alexander Isak: The Rising Star Compared to Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Eritrea’s Natnael Tesfazion Crowned Tour de Rwanda 2020 Champion

20 years old Eritrean rider Natnael Tesfazion becomes WINNER of Tour du Rwanda 2020. He is also champion in the category of the Tour’s Youth Classification. Natnael becomes the 3rd Eritrean to win the Tour du Rwanda after Daniel Teklehaimanot (2010) and Merhawi Kudus (2019).

BY PETER KAMASA | THE NEW TIMES

Natnael Tesfazion has become the third Eritrean and second in a row to win Tour du Rwanda after being crowned as this year’s champion on Sunday (01) afternoon in Kigali. Continue reading Eritrea’s Natnael Tesfazion Crowned Tour de Rwanda 2020 Champion

La Tropicale 2020, The Year of All Records

The indomitable Eritrean riders upsets tradition at La Tropicale. They denied European professionals their usual dominance of the race by claiming a record three stage victories and almost all the Jerseys.

BY TROPICALE AMISSA BONGA

This year, La Tropicale has reached a remarkable cruising speed. At the opening of the 2020 cycling season in January, the Gabonese event allowed African riders to express themselves as never before. Continue reading La Tropicale 2020, The Year of All Records

Eritrea Beats Burundi 1-0 in CECAFA Tournament

Eritrea bagged all three points condemning Burundi to their second loss of the tournament leaving their hopes of progressing to the semi-finals hanging by a thread.

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Eritrea got their CECAFA Senior Challenge cup campaign onto a flyer, after picking up a 1-0 victory over Burundi in their group A encounter.

What was on paper a fixture tilted in Burundi’s favor, turned out to be by far the most one sided game of the tournament, as Eritrea were dominant and relentless over their opponents. Continue reading Eritrea Beats Burundi 1-0 in CECAFA Tournament

Sweden Striker Alexander Isak Subjected to Racist Abuse in Romania

After being a victim of derogatory comments, the Eritrean-Swedish attacker labelled the incident as ‘incredibly sad’

BY SPORT CENTER

Swedish Real Sociedad striker Alexander Isak was subjected to racist abuse as Sweden booked their spot at Euro 2020 with a 2-0 win over Romania on Friday.

Isak, 20, came off the bench during the win in Bucharest, with the game halted shortly after his 78th-minute introduction because of comments in the Swede’s direction. Continue reading Sweden Striker Alexander Isak Subjected to Racist Abuse in Romania