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Eritrea Coach: We will Get Past Group of Death

The tactician insists they will qualify for the next stage of Cecafa tourney despite being pooled alongside champions Uganda, Sudan and Rwanda

Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup 2013 - Team Eritrea
Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup 2013 – Red Sea Camels, Eritrea

By GOAL,

Eritrea coach Omar Ahmed says the team remains determined to get out of a tough Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup group that includes defending champions Uganda, Sudan and Rwanda.

The team is one of the few that has brought in professional players perhaps an indication of just how serious they are taking the competition. Continue reading Eritrea Coach: We will Get Past Group of Death

Eritrea National Soccer Team Arrives in Nairobi for Cecafa Senior Challenge

Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup 2013 – Team Eritrea

By Otieno Otieno,

Somalia and Eritrea national teams have arrived in Nairobi ahead of this year’s Senior Challenge Cup.

According to the draws conducted in Nairobi on Friday morning, Eritrea placed in Group C alongside Sudan, Uganda and Rwanda. Continue reading Eritrea National Soccer Team Arrives in Nairobi for Cecafa Senior Challenge

Ethiopian Fans Stoned SuperEagles after Game Loss

Embarrassing! Question is what is going to happen to Ethiopian team in their return leg next month, Retaliation?

By Agencies,

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will lodge an official complaint to World Football governing body, FIFA, over what it says was the ill treatment meted to the Super Eagles during the team’s two-day stay in Ethiopia.

In a release made available to SuperSport.com by the media department of the Nigeria national team, it was alleged that “on arrival (in Ethiopia), the Eagles were given a bus infested with cockroaches but the team took it in its stride.

The release further stated that “when it was time for training, the police team attached to the (Super Eagles) deliberately took routes that are traffic-jammed, yet the team refused to be intimidated”. Continue reading Ethiopian Fans Stoned SuperEagles after Game Loss

Red Sea Boys loses 6-5 to Yanga of Tanzania

Red Sea’s defender Flimon Tsegay (left) and Samuel Berhane during their Kagame Castle Cup group A match

Supersuport.com,

Tanzanian Yanga team survived by the skin of their teeth to make the semifinals of Cecafa Kagame Cup after edging out Red Sea of Eritrea 6-5 on post match penalties in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday.

The teams had tied 0-0 in regulation time after Red Sea who came into the match as underdogs gave a good account of themselves against their more fancied opponents who had massive home support.

In the penalty shootout captain Shadrack Nsajigwa, Rashid Gumbo, Kenneth Asamoah, Davis Mwape, Nordin Haroub and Nurdin Bakari scored their spotkicks while Kiggi Makasi’s penalty was saved by Red Sea keeper Daniel Goitom. Continue reading Red Sea Boys loses 6-5 to Yanga of Tanzania