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(Press Release) // Sport in Eritrea: ‘Alternative Facts and Fake News’

The recent sport narrative on Eritrea by The Telegraph was deliberately misleading with no fact-checking whatsoever.
The recent sport narrative on Eritrea by The Telegraph was deliberately misleading as it was published with out context and no fact-checking whatsoever.

BY ERITREAN EMBASSY (PRESS STATEMENT)

The arbitrary hostility exhibited against Eritrea over the years has been manifesting itself in different ways, one of which is through media outlets which maliciously disparage Eritrea. Continue reading (Press Release) // Sport in Eritrea: ‘Alternative Facts and Fake News’

(Q&A) // Sustaining Peace through Football

Eritrea will host ‘Peace and friendship Cup’ from February 11 – 18, 2019 that includes Ethiopia, Djibouti, and Somalia for the first time in a decade.

The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) recently paid a working visit to Eritrea accompanied football federations officials from Ethiopia, Somalia, and Djibouti.

BY NATNAEL YEBIO W. | SHABAIT

The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Dr. Ahmad Ahmad, recently paid a working visit to Eritrea. He was accompanied by football delegates from the national federations of Ethiopia, Somalia, and Djibouti. Today, we feature excerpts of their press conference in Asmara. Continue reading (Q&A) // Sustaining Peace through Football

Two Eritrean Teenagers Making Headlines in Sweden

Eritrean teens Alexander Isak and Tesfaldet Tekie, emerging soccer stars in Sweden

By Eritrean Sports,

This past week, two Eritrean teenagers have become starting players in the Swedish Allsvenskan. They are both in the top ten list made by Swedish football journalists, for which players who will have their big breakthrough this year.

Alexander Isak became the youngest player for AIK, and the second youngest in Allsvenskan to score a goal. The youngster is only 16 years of age, and has been praised by his role model Henok Goitom. He scored his goal with number 36 on his shirt, Goitoms old number at AIK. Continue reading Two Eritrean Teenagers Making Headlines in Sweden