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Eritrea to Host CECAFA’s First Ever U-15 Football Competition

This will be the second time Eritrea hosting CECAFA competitions.

The Council for East and Central Africa Football Association (CECAFA) has handed Eritrea the rights to host CECAFA’s first-ever U-17 tournament from August 17 to September 1.

BY NATNAEL YEBIO | SHABAIT

Eritrea will host CECAFA U-15 football competition, the first of its kind, this summer. CECAFA (the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations) General Secretary Mr. Nicholas Musonye was in Asmara this past week to hold discussion with the Eritrean National Football Federation. Continue reading Eritrea to Host CECAFA’s First Ever U-15 Football Competition

(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

FIFA President Gianni Infantino Visits Eritrea

President Isaias Afwerki received FIFA President Gianni Vincenzo Infantino at Denden Guest House. Mr. Infantino also met with Commissioner for Sports and Culture, Ambassador Zemede Tecle, and toured Asmara UNESCO Heritage sites.

BY SHABAIT

President Isaias Afwerki today met and held talks with FIFA President Gianni Infantino at Denden Hall.

President Isaias during the meeting called on FIFA to keep-up the reformation programs it has already started and praised President Infantino’s visit to Eritrea as enhanced relations are means to better achievements. Continue reading FIFA President Gianni Infantino Visits Eritrea

President Isaias Meets Rio Olympics-bound Athletes, Wishes Best of Luck

Rio Olympics-bound Eritrean athletes hail President Isaias’ warm send-off gesture and US $100,000 Bonus.

By Shabait,

President Isaias Afwerki today received and encouraged the Eritrean Olympian athletes who are to participate in Rio Olympics that is to be held from 5 – 21 August 2016.

Commending the athletes for the determination they demonstrated to reach to this level, President Isaias called on all athletes to enhance efforts to take the national sport to a higher level of excellence, besides winning medals. Continue reading President Isaias Meets Rio Olympics-bound Athletes, Wishes Best of Luck

ፖለቲካን ስፖርትን ብምንታይ ይዛመዱ?

“ዝዀነ ይኹን ብዛዕባ ኤርትራ [ጽቡቕ] ክሰምዕ ከሎኹ ኢሳያስ’ዩ ቍልጭ ኢሉ ኣብ ቅድመይ ዝርኣየኒ። . . . እዚ ሰብኣይዚ ክሳብ ዘሎ ብዛዕባ ኤርትራ ወዮ ግዳ የሎን ድኣምበር ጽቡቕ እንተዝህሉ እውን እወ ጽቡቕ’ዩ ኢሉ ዝቕበል ሓንጎል የብለይን።” – ደለይቲ ሕሰም (ተቛመርቲ) ኤርትራ። መንግስቲ ስለዝጸላእካስ ነቲ ህዝቢ እውን ክትጸልኦ ማለት ድዩ?
ቀለታ ኪዳነ

ነኳ ሓቂ ይሓይሽ ስፖርት መባልዕተይ ኣይኰነትን። ዕድመ ትቕጽልያ ስለዝበሉኒ ግን ሎሚ ኣብ እርጋነይ ከይፈተኹ ክላለያ ጀሚረ ኣሎኹ። ይኹን እምበር ዝዀነ ይኹን እእመኖ ኣይእመኖ ብዛዕባ ሃገረይን ህዝበይን ጽቡቕ ክሰምዕ ከሎኹ ኣሕጐስ። ሕማቕ ክሰምዕ ከሎኹ ከኣ እሓዝን። በዚ ሎሚ ቕነ ኣብ ውድድር ስፖርት ማለት ዳንኤል ተኽለሃይማኖትን፡ መርሃዊ ቅዱስን አብ ቅድድም ብሽክለታ፡ ኣብ ኦሎምፒክ 2015 ኣብ በይጂን ቻይና ብኤርትራውያን መንእስያት ኣብ ዓውዲ ስፖርት ዓለም ዝተረኽበ ዓወት መጀመርያ ነቶም ትዓወትቲ ደቅና ዳንኤል ተኽለሃይማኖትን፡ መርሃዊ ግርማይ ገብረስላሰን ኣማኒኤል መለስን እንቋዕ ኣዓወተኩም እናበልኩ ቀጺለ ከኣ ነቶም ኵሎም ብዛዕባ ሃገርናን ህዝብናን ጽቡቕ ክርእዩን ክሰምዑን ከለዉ ዝሕጐሱ ንዅሎም እንቋዕ ኣሓጐሰኩም እብሎም። Continue reading ፖለቲካን ስፖርትን ብምንታይ ይዛመዱ?

Japanese Government Delegation Holds Talks With Eritrean Government Officials

FM Osman Saleh while receiving Ambassador Kobayashi in his office

By Shabait,

A JAPANESE government delegation headed by Mr. Hiroyasu Kobayashi, Ambassador in charge of RECs, Peace and Security in Africa, held talks with different Eritrean government officials focusing on strengthening bilateral relations and relations of partnership.

In the meeting with Foreign Minister Osman Saleh, the delegation conducted discussion on ways and means of enhancing Eritrean-Japanese cooperation in the educational, technical and professional domains.  Continue reading Japanese Government Delegation Holds Talks With Eritrean Government Officials