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    25-May-2018 to 18:40

    W/Cup: Macky Sall to Russia for Senegal group games

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — President Macky Sall has announced that he would personally be in Russia to cheer the Teranga Lions when they take on their group opponents in next month’s World Cup tournament.

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    22-May-2018 to 18:09

    Ghanaian President orders arrest of FA boss

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Tuesday ordered the arrest of the head of the country’s football association, Kwasi Nyantakyi, over accusations of defrauding by false pretense and influence-peddling.

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    22-May-2018 to 15:02

    S/Africa takes steps to challenge IAAF’s anti-Semenya rules

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The South African government and sports bodies in the country have agreed to challenge the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF)’s new regulations for allegedly targeting Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya to bar her from participating in some races she has excelled in the past, a senior minister said on Tuesday.

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    21-May-2018 to 06:29

    S/Africa: Minister condemns racism at TV station

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Sports Minister Tokozile Xasa has called on all South Africans to use sport to unite and not to divide the nation, saying any racist elements will be exposed and isolated wherever they may be in the country.

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    17-May-2018 to 20:03

    Morocco picks 26 players for World Cup

    APA - Rabat (Morocco) — Morocco coach, Herve Renard on Thursday released a list of 26 players, including three reservists for the Atlas Lions 2018 World Cup campaign in Russia next month.

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    17-May-2018 to 18:31

    W/Cup: Senegal coach names 23-man squad for Russia

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The coach of Senegal’s Teranga Lions, Aliou Cisse, on Thursday, unveiled a 23-man squad for next month’s football World Cup in Russia.

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    13-May-2018 to 14:58

    Chadian FA accused of siphoning off CFA780m

    APA-Ndjamena (Chad) — The first vice-president of the Chadian Football Federation (FTFA), Brahim Foullah has accused the country’s governing body for the sport of embezzling over CFAF780 million.

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