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The Pharaohs In Waiting

The Pharaohs In Waiting

🕔21:11, 13.May 2018

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (August 4th 2011) Majestic While Mohamed Ibrahim will claim the plaudits – a hat-trick, and the first by an African, tends to do that – Mohamed Salah was in imperious form, creating chances for

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History Beckons

History Beckons

🕔16:26, 13.May 2018

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (July 29th 2011) Appointment with History Egyptian football, like the country has endured a torrid few months. Despite three successive African titles, the Pharaohs, are on the brink of surrendering their title without even

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Zambia Extends Friendship to Torino

Zambia Extends Friendship to Torino

🕔15:39, 4.May 2018

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (May 4th 2018) On the 69th anniversary of the Superga Disaster, which took the lives of almost all of the sensational Torino team, il Grande Torino, Zambian legends and Football Association of Zambia (FAZ)

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Zambia Remembers – Football Remembers

Zambia Remembers – Football Remembers

🕔11:29, 29.Apr 2018

By Satish Sekar in Lusaka © Satish Sekar (April 28th 2018) Commemoration 25 years ago today the heart and soul of Zambian football – the nation even – was ripped away from an expectant nation. While on national duty, perhaps

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25 Years On – The Gabon Plane Crash

25 Years On – The Gabon Plane Crash

🕔06:16, 28.Apr 2018

Updated 25 years ago one of the most talented sides Africa had ever produced perished in the Atlantic Ocean, just off the coast of Gabon. Shrouded in mystery conspiracy theories thrived. Just over 6 years ago I obtained an important

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Moroccan Legend Zaki Badou Speaks

Moroccan Legend Zaki Badou Speaks

🕔10:29, 23.Apr 2018

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (April 22nd 2018) Editor’s Note: We will be publishing a series of articles, based on an interview with Moroccan great Ezzaki (Zaki) Badou as the World Cup approaches. Badou is a legend of African

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Wasted

Wasted

🕔14:04, 20.Apr 2018

By Satish Sekar at the Grand Stade in Marrakech © Satish Sekar (March 17th 2018) HUSA left Marrakech frustrated by a 0-0 draw which did few favours for struggling Kawkab either. The first quarter of an hour saw Kawkab skilfully

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Wydad Held by Mohgreb

Wydad Held by Mohgreb

🕔13:11, 20.Apr 2018

By Satish Sekar at Casablanca’s Complexe Mohammed V © Satish Sekar (March 11th 2018) Refereeing Controversy Still stuck in mid-table obscurity Wydad Athletic Club (WAC) Casablanca didn’t get the rub of the green. Their trainer, Faouzi Benzarti, made it clear

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Let’s Get Serious

Let’s Get Serious

🕔11:55, 26.Mar 2018

By Satish Sekar in Torino © Satish Sekar (March 22nd 2018) Morocco Pulls out the Stops A delegation from Morocco’s 2026 World Cup Bid is here in Torino to see the Atlas Lions and develop support for the bid. The

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Curtain Raiser

Curtain Raiser

🕔04:42, 13.Jan 2018

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (January 12th 2018) The 5th CHAN begins tomorrow in Casablanca after a venue change caused by political turmoil in Kenya – the original choice of host. Equatorial Guinea – they only do well when

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