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Egypt’s national team finally end a 28-year World Cup absence

CAIRO, Egypt, October 11 – Coaching stability was a key factor behind Egypt’s successful qualification for World Cup Russia 2018 campaign. Their recent resurgence helped them finally end a 28-year-old absence from the world’s most prestigious tournament. When the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) announced the appointment of Hector Cuper in March 2015, hopes were high […]

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Argentina media hails ‘unforgettable’ Messi performance

BUENOS AIRES, October 11 — Extraordinary, imposing, phenomenal, unforgettable. Those are just some of the superlatives used by South American media outlets to describe Lionel Messi after the Barcelona forward almost single-handedly guaranteed Argentina a place in next year’s World Cup. Needing to win Tuesday’s final CONMEBOL group qualifier in Quito to ensure their presence […]