Eritrea will look to grab a crucial victory over Botswana in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification (CAF) first leg match at the Cicero National Stadium in Asmara on Saturday.
Kick off is 16hrs00 local time and would be live on ERI-TV.
The Red Sea Camels have been boosted by the World’s football governing body FIFA’s decision to approve Henk Goitom’s request to play for his native country.
The 31-year-old experienced centre forward was born in Sweden, and he only represented the European country at under-21 level between 2005, and 2006.
Botswana ranked 111 and the Red Sea Camels at 202 spot. But FIFA rankings never determine the outcome of any game. After all, the Red Sea Camels are still a closed book to the Zebras technical team. Therefore, it would be suicidal for the Zebras to undermine their encounter. Continue reading #FIFA2018: Eritrea Ready to Shake Off the Zebras→
Ghana stunned by Libya in the 2014 CHAN finals while the curse of the host nation continues
By Alula Abraha,
Libya had triumphed over Ghana in the final that saw the two fatigued nations slogging it out their guts to a goal-less draw late last night to decide the 3rd CHAN African championship.
It’s the second time the two sides played with each other in the same tournament after they had tied 1-1 in their group stage, where Ghana qualified as a group winner and Libya as a runner-up. But Libya was the one that had asserted its upper hand in the most important match of the tournament. Both teams had won their subsequent semi-finals in penalty-shoot-out after both drew 0-0 after 120 minutes of extra-time play. Continue reading Ghana Stunned by Libya in the 2014 CHAN Championship→