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Egypt: Bradley will stay on for Ghana playoff Video

ESPN staff | October, 21 2013

The Egyptian Football Association on Monday confirmed that coach Bob Bradley will stay in charge of the team for their World Cup playoff second leg vs. Ghana. • Moonda: Black Stars shine The Egyptian FA met last week, sparking s...

Egypt FA to 'discuss' Ghana loss, Bradley future Video

Associated Press | October, 17 2013

CAIRO -- The Egyptian Football Association says its board will meet on Monday to "discuss" the 6-1 loss to Ghana in the first leg of their World Cup playoff, a surprisingly one-sided defeat which has put American coach Bob Bradley's future in doubt...

Bradley says he's still Egypt coach despite loss Video

ESPN staff | October, 16 2013

Former U.S. national team coach Bob Bradley remains adamant he is still the man to lead Egypt despite their 6-1 Africa conference first-leg playoff defeat to Ghana. "At the moment I'm still the coach. If it's up to me I will stand with the ...

WCQ CAF: Nigeria win, Cameroon held

ESPN staff | October, 13 2013

African champions Nigeria scored a late penalty to come from behind and seal a 2-1 win over Ethiopia in the first leg of their CAF World Cup playoff. #INSERT type:image END# A goalless first-half saw Ethiopia on top throughout, and they took...

WCQ CAF: Ivory Coast cruise, Algeria lose

ESPN staff | October, 12 2013

Ivory Coast took a healthy advantage into the next game with Senegal after winning the first leg of their African World Cup playoff on Saturday 3-1. Galatasaray striker Didier Drogba opened the scoring in the fifth minute by neatly converting ...

Morocco player appeals ban for ref assault

Associated Press | October, 10 2013

GENEVA -- Morocco defender Abderrahim Achchakir is challenging his one-year FIFA ban for assaulting a referee during a World Cup qualifying match. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Thursday it scheduled the appeal hearing on Nov. 5. ...

WCQ Africa: Ivory Coast drawn against Senegal Video

ESPN staff | September, 16 2013

Ivory Coast and Senegal have been drawn together in the African zone World Cup qualifying playoffs. Sabri Lamouchi's Ivory Coast, ranked as the top African nation by FIFA by some distance, will host the first leg but the return will be held at a neu...

Toure turned down Ivory Coast call-up

ESPN staff | October, 8 2013

Kolo Toure claims he rejected a call-up from the Ivory Coast as he believed he needed more regular game time at club level first. • Moonda: Lions looking to roar Toure, who signed for Liverpool from Manchester City in the summer, has be...

Ghana want Egypt playoff at neutral venue

ESPN Staff | October, 8 2013

Ghana want a neutral venue for next month's crucial World Cup playoff against Egypt, as they believe it is too dangerous to play in Cairo. The Ghana Football Federation said in a letter to FIFA that the venue should be changed because of the &quo...

Cape Verde World Cup appeal rejected by FIFA

Associated Press | October, 2 2013

ZURICH -- Cape Verde will not be reinstated in the World Cup after FIFA dismissed the tiny African nation's appeal in an ineligible player case. FIFA say the Cape Verdean Football Association were informed on Tuesday of the ruling which confirms Tun...

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