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03-Jul-2020 to 09:47

Football: Egyptian league may be suspended if Covid-19 cases surge

APA-Cairo (Egypt) — Egyptian league football could face further suspension if Covid-19 sees a surge in cases over the next few weeks, a senior government official told local media on Friday.

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01-Jul-2020 to 16:50

Football: Men's Nations Cup deferred to January 2022

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Cameroon will still have to wait to host the African Cup of Nations (AfCON) that is postponed to 2022 because of the new coronavirus.

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29-Jun-2020 to 21:28

Nigeria's Victor Osimhen wins Marc-Vivien Foe Award

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Lille’s forward, Victor Osimhen, 21, was voted African Player in the French Championship (Ligue 1) in the 2019-2020 season, after winning the Marc Vivien Foe Award.

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29-Jun-2020 to 17:14

Burundian footballer Arsène Nihoreho joins Rwandan club Rayon Sports

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda first division football club Rayon sports on Monday signed Burundian forward Arsène Nihoreho on a two-year deal.

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27-May-2020 to 18:00

Ethiopian Abera wins second European football league title

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Loza Abera, who joined the Maltese football club, Birkirkara in September, 2019 has won her second league title in Europe.

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22-May-2020 to 18:25

Rwanda court frees football official accused of rape

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The technical director of Rwanda's football governing body, Hussein Habimana,who was facing charges of rape and demanding sexual favours to get a young woman further in the Miss Rwanda 2020 pageant was released on bail, a judicial source confirmed Friday in Kigali.

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14-May-2020 to 14:43

S/Africa’s premier marathon TKO’d by COVID-19 pandemic

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — One of South Africa’s oldest sporting events, the Comrades Marathon, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic which continues to kill people daily in the country, Athletics South Africa (ASA) announced on Thursday.

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