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No Quarter Given

No Quarter Given

🕔19:09, 11.Jun 2019

By Satish Sekar in Guimarães © Satish Sekar (June 8th 2019) Mountains to Climb Johan Carbonero’s red card for a reckless tackle on Ukraine’s Denys Popov less than 5 minutes before the scheduled end of play ended Colombia’s resistance. Los

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Under-20 World Cup Round-Up

Under-20 World Cup Round-Up

🕔00:34, 11.Jun 2019

By Satish Sekar in Guimarães © Satish Sekar (June 6th 2019) Nations League Taking time out from Poland’s Under-20 World Cup to attend the first ever UEFA Nations League Finals. So far Portugal went through to Sunday’s final with a

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Under-20 World Cup Group Stage

Under-20 World Cup Group Stage

🕔21:37, 8.Jun 2019

By Satish Sekar in Kraków © Satish Sekar (May 31st 2019) Records I should have been in Bielsko-Biało tonight watching the Amarjita bow out of the competition, but making an impact. Instead I’m making plans and catching up on events in

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Football Over – Hypocrisy Remains

Football Over – Hypocrisy Remains

🕔13:04, 7.Jun 2019

By Satish Sekar in Baku © Satish Sekar (May 30th 2019) Unifying Force It’s said that football has the power to unite. Sometimes it has and does. Zambia, for example, saw black and white players, coaches and administrators defy unjust

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Sénégal Stun Colombia

Sénégal Stun Colombia

🕔21:19, 26.May 2019

By Satish Sekar in the Lublin Stadium © Satish Sekar (May 26th 2019) Control Youssouph Dabo’s young charges took control of Group A with a clinical 2-0 victory over Colombia. Arturo Reyes’ team had no answers as the West-Africans took

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Argentina Outclass South Africa

Argentina Outclass South Africa

🕔15:16, 26.May 2019

By Satish Sekar at Tyche’s Stadion Miekske © Satish Sekar (May 25th 2019) Harsh Lessons Denied the practice tournament that he wanted, forced to leave two players behind – injured – Thabo Senong saw his young Amarjita handed a harsh

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The Conveyor Belt (Part Two)

The Conveyor Belt (Part Two)

🕔13:23, 24.May 2019

By Satish Sekar in Łodz © Satish Sekar (May 23rd 2019) The Hosts Colombia had been highly touted, they boasted top quality and they were playing at home in front of passionate football-loving and knowledgeable fans – their 12th and

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Stolen Dreams

Stolen Dreams

🕔20:35, 14.May 2019

By Satish Sekar in Dar es Salaam © Satish Sekar (April 30th) Flawed Cameroun won the Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations after accusations of age cheating just before it started and before the semi-finals. On the eve of Tanzania’s tournament

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Pirates Robbed

Pirates Robbed

🕔21:00, 9.May 2019

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (May 8th 2019) Toys and Prams Stephen Mwanza headed in the only goal of an average match in the 6th minute. It came alive for the wrong reasons in the second half. Francis Mulenga

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Wydad Frustrate Sundowns

Wydad Frustrate Sundowns

🕔00:14, 7.May 2019

By Satish Sekar at the Lucas Moripe Stadium © Satish Sekar (May 4th 2019) Wydad Progress without VAR Mamelodi Sundowns bowed out of the CAF Champion’s League after being held 0-0 at home by Wydad Athletic Club (WAC), setting up

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