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Egypt replaces Bradley with Gharib as coach

ESPN staff, | November, 27 2013

Shawki Gharib was named coach of the Egypt national team, the Egyptian Football Association said on Wednesday. Gharib, the former Egypt midfielder and assistant coach, replaces American Bob Bradley. Bradley's contract expired at the end of Egypt's ...

2014 World Cup qualifying

ESPNsoccernet staff | November, 27 2013

Preliminary draw in full.

Algeria say 12 deaths linked to WCQ rejoicing

Associated Press | November, 20 2013

ALGIERS, Algeria -- Algerian authorities say 12 people have died and 240 were injured during celebrations for Algeria's 1-0 victory over Burkina Faso that sent the country's team to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. A government statement on Wed...

Eto'o vital for Cameroon - Makoun

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | November, 18 2013

Jean Makoun has said that Samuel Eto'o remains Cameroon's "best asset" despite the Chelsea striker claiming his international teammates had plotted against him. • Moonda: Eto'o inspiration Eto'o, 32, captained his nation in th...

Ethiopia were 'cheated' against Nigeria

ESPN staff | November, 17 2013

Coach Sewnet Bishaw insists Ethiopia were "cheated" in their 2-0 World Cup play-off defeat to Nigeria, with a number of penalty shouts for his sides waved away. A penalty to Victor Moses and Victor Obinna's late goal handed Nigeria a...

Ghana want FIFA meeting over Cairo security

Associated Press | November, 4 2013

ACCRA, Ghana -- Ghana's sports minister requested an urgent meeting with FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke on Monday over security plans for the World Cup playoff against Egypt in Cairo, repeating his country's fears for the safety of travelling ...

FIFA to meet Ghana officials over Cairo security

Associated Press | November, 11 2013

FIFA assured Ghana officials Monday that security "guarantees" were in place for next week's World Cup playoff in Egypt, one day after police and fans clashed in Cairo at the African Champions League final. "FIFA already confirmed receipt...

Ghana ordered to play qualifier in Cairo

ESPN staff | October, 31 2013

FIFA have rejected the Ghana Football Association's request to have their World Cup play-off against Egypt moved from Cairo because of security concerns. Ghana urged FIFA to find an alternative "safe and secure venue" because of fear...

Cape Verde in court bid over World Cup playoff

ESPN staff | October, 29 2013

Cape Verde are to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport for the right to replace Tunisia in the World Cup playoffs, despite the first leg of Tunisia's playoff match already having taken place. The court said Cape Verde's FA had appealed ...

Blatter: Africa should get more World Cup spots

Associated Press | October, 25 2013

ZURICH -- FIFA President Sepp Blatter says Africa should get more spots at the World Cup, giving teams from the continent more chances to win the tournament. For the 2014 World Cup, 53 European nations have been competing for 13 spots at the tourn...

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