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FIFA to hold 70th Congress online due to COVID-19 pandemic

The 70th FIFA Congress will now take place as an online event on September 18th, 2020. Initially the event was slated for June 5th in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, but the…

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CAF planning for Women’s Champions League

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) is busy drawing plans for the Women’s Champions League. In an interview on Monday, CAF’s Acting Secretary General Abdel Bah made it clear that…

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FIFA pledge US$10 million to support COVID-19 fight

The world Football body, FIFA have pledged US$10 million to support the Coronavirus (COVID -19) Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organistion (WHO). FIFA and WHO have teamed up…

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New Executive Director Gacheo ready to work hard for CECAFA region

The newly appointed Executive Director of the Council of East and Central African Football (CECAFA), John Auka Gacheo has said he is ready to work hard for the region. Gacheo,…

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Eritrean referee Teklu Tsegay prepares for 2020 Total Africa Nations Championship

Experienced Eritrean referee Tesgay Mogos Teklu is hoping to make the grade for the 2020 Total Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) to take place in Cameroon April 4-25th. Teklu who has…

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Eritrea’s match commissioner Teku Gush attends FIFA/CAF workshop in Cairo

Eritrea’s Teku Gush was one of the participants that attended a one-day workshop for FIFA/CAF match commissioner’s in Cairo, Egypt on January 21st. “We are happy that the workshop was…

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CAF select Esayas on Africa Nations Championship Commission

The President of the Eritrean National Football Federation (ENFF), Abraham Esayas has been selected to be part of the Africa Nations Championship Commission. “We are ready to work as a…

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Eritrea Football President Esayas praises 2019 CAF Awards in Egypt

The President of the Eritrean National Football Association (ENFF), Abraham Esayas has praised the high level of organization of the 2019 CAF Awards. Esayas together with other Football Presidents from…

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Impressive Tekle voted 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup Best Player

Eritrea’s captain Robel Michael Tekle was voted the Best player as the 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup concluded on Thursday. Tekle who played a pivotal role helped Eritrea reach the…

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Eritrea finish second in 2019 regional CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup

Eritrea’s national football team have made history by finishing second in the 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup. The Eritrean team lost 3-0 to hosts Uganda in the final of the…

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CECAFA GENERAL ASSEMBLY: Esayas elected CECAFA Board member

The President of the Eritrean National Football Federation (ENFF), Abraham Esayas has been confirmed as a Board member of the Council of East and Central African Football Associations (CECAFA). During…

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CECAFA SENIOR CHALLENGE CUP: We do not fear Uganda – Alemseghed

Eritrea’s head coach Efrem Haile Alemseghed has said they do not fear the Uganda Cranes team at all. The 14-time Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup winners Uganda will battle Eritrea in…

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CECAFA U-17 WOMEN’S CHALLENGE CUP: Eritrea sink Burundi to finish in 4th place

Eritrea stopped Burundi 4-0 to finish in fourth place at the inaugural 2019 CECAFA U-17 Women’s Challenge Cup on Tuesday. In-form striker Misgana Mehari scored a hat-trick and Haben Goitom…

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Eritrea beat Kenya 4-1 to storm CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup final

The national football team of Eritrea are through to the final of the 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup. Eritrea rewrote football history by stopping defending champions Kenya 4-1 in the…

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President Esayas applies to become CECAFA executive Committee member

The President of the Eritrean National Football Federation (ENFF), Abraham Esayas has applied to become an executive committee member of the Council of East and Central African Football Associations (CECAFA)….

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Eritrea pick first win in CECAFA U-17 Women’s Challenge Cup

Misgana Mehari netted a hat-trick to help Eritrea register her first win in the on-going CECAFA U-17 Women’s Challenge Cup in Uganda on Sunday. After only seven minutes Mehari gave…

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Eritrea qualify for 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup semi finals

The national team of Eritrea has booked a place in the semi finals of the 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup on-going in Kampala, Uganda. Eritrea battled to a goalless draw…

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Eritrea humble Djibouti 3-0 in CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup

Eritrea moved to second place in Group A at the on-going 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup after a 3-0 win over Djibouti on Friday. Abreham Isayas scored for Eritrea after…

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Eritrea fails Uganda test in CECAFA U-17 Women’s Challenge Cup

Eritrea suffered a 10-0 defeat to Uganda in the inaugural 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup on Friday. The third set of matches played at the Fufa Technical Center in Njeru…

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Eritrea battle table leaders Uganda in CECAFA U-17 Women’s Challenge Cup

Eritrea will hope to play a better game when they face Uganda in their third match of the CECAFA U-17 Womn’s Challenge Cup on Friday. The women’s teams started with…

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CECAFA 2019 CHALLENGE CUP: Eritrea suffer 2-0 defeat to record winners Uganda

The Red Sea Boys of Eritrea on Wednesday suffered a 2-0 defeat to Uganda in their second game at the on-going CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup in Kampala, Uganda Midfielder Nicolas…

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CECAFA 2019 SENIOR CHALLENGE: We are motivated for game against Uganda – Tekle

Eritrea’s captain Robel Michael Tekle has said the team is well motivated and ready to die a little for the country when they face hosts Uganda in their second Group…

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Eritrea stop Burundi 1-0 in CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup

The Red Sea Boys of Eritrea kick started the 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup in style with a 1-0 win over Burundi in a Group A match played at the…

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Poor start for Eritrea in CECAFA U-17 Women’s Challenge Cup

Eritrea made a poor start in the inaugural 2019 CECAFA U-17 Women’s Challenge Cup losing 5-0 to Tanzania on Monday. Coach Mekonnen Zewde’s team tried to play a passing game…

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Tekle to skipper Eritrea in 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup

Midfielder Robel Tekle Michael will skipper Eritrea’s national team during the 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup which kicks off in Uganda on Saturday. Tekle captained Eritrea to third place in…

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Eritrea to face Burundi in 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup opening tie

The Red-Sea Boys of Eritrea will face Burundi in their opening Group A match in the 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup. Nicholas Musonye, the Secretary general of the Council of…

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Eritrea remains lowly placed in latest FIFA rankings

Eritrea has remained lowly ranked in position 205 in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday. In the rankings released at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Eritrea now have 856…

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Uganda ready to host successful CECAFA tournaments in December

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has made it clear that they are prepared to host both the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup and the Cecafa U-17 Women’s Challenge Cup….

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CECAFA 2019 SENIOR CHALLENGE CUP: Eritrea to face Uganda, Ethiopia

Eritrea will face hosts Uganda Cranes in the 2019 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup that runs December 7-19th in Kampala. The draws made on Sunday at the Tiffany Diamond Hotels in…

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Eritrea confirm participation in 2019 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup

The Council of East and Central African Football Associations (Cecafa) has confirmed that Eritrea is among the 11 nations that have confirmed participation in the 2019 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup….

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Eritrea to take part in 2019 Cecafa Women’s Championship

The Eritrean National Football Federation (ENFF) has confirmed that they will send a team for the 2019 Cecafa Women’s Championship. Tanzania will host the regional tournament November 14-28th. Negash Teklit,…

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Cecafa U-20 Cup great exposure for our players – Coach Alemseghed

Eritrea’s coach Haile Efrem Alemseghed has said the just concluded Cecafa U-20 Challenge Cup has given his players great international exposure. “Our players don’t get many opportunities to play in…

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Eritrea win bronze in FIFA sponsored Cecafa U-20 Challenge Cup

A 67th minute goal by Biniam Mengsteab was enough to see Eritrea beat Sudan to finish third in the Cecafa U-20 Challenge Cup on Saturday. The Eritrea side cheered on…

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Skipper Tekle vows Eritrea ready to stop Sudan in Cecafa U-20 Challenge Cup play-off

Skipper of Eritrea’s team Robel Michael Tekle has vowed that they are well prepared to put their troubles behind and defeat Sudan in Cecafa U-20 Challenge Cup play-off on Saturday….

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CECAFA U-20 CHALLENGE CUP: Coach Alemseghed confirms four players vanished

Eritrea will face Sudan in a play-off for third place in the on-going Cecafa U-20 Challenge Cup in Uganda without four key players who disappeared from the team Hotel. Haile…

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CECAFA U-20 CHALLENGE CUP: Mebrahtu’s own goal sinks Eritrea in semi final

An own goal after 84 minutes by Yosief Mebrahtu was enough to see Kenya edge Eritrea to qualify for the final at the on-going Cecafa U-20 Challenge Cup. The Eritrean…

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CECAFA U-20 CHALLENGE CUP: Eritrea face tricky test against Kenya in semi final

Kenya’s Raising Stars stand in Eritrea’s way when the two sides battle in one of the semi final matches this afternoon in the on-going regional Cecafa U-20 Challenge Cup in…

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CECAFA U-20 CHALLENGE CUP: Eritrea eject Zanzibar 5-0 in quarter final

Eritrea have qualified for the semi finals of the on-going Cecafa U-20 Challenge Cup in Uganda. Cheered on by a big crowd of Eritrean fans from Uganda’s capital Kampala, the…

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CECAFA U-20 CHALLENGE CUP: Eritrea’s team travels 400km to face Zanzibar in quarter final clash

The Eritrean team has this morning traveled close to 400km from Gulu to Jinja ahead of the Cecafa U-20 Challenge Cup quarter final clash against Zanzibar on Sunday. Eritrea qualified…

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Eritrea thrash Djibouti 7-0 to qualify for Cecafa U-20 Challenge Cup quarter finals

Eritrea have qualified for the quarter finals at the on-going regional Cecafa U-20 Challenge Cup after demolishing Djibouti 7-0 in a Group A match played on Wednesday. The Eritrean team…

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CECAFA U-20 CHALLENGE CUP: We shall not underrate Djibouti – Coach Alemseged

Eritrea will face Djibouti in a crucial Group A match this afternoon at the Pece War Memorial Stadium in Gulu at the on-going Cecafa U-20 Challenge Cup. But Eritrea’s coach…

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CECAFA U-20 CHALLENGE CUP: Sudan fight back to hold Eritrea

Sudan needed a late penalty to hold Eritrea to a 3-3 draw in a Group A match on Monday at the on-going Cecafa U-20 Challenge Cup. Mewael Tesfai Yosief who…

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CECAFA U-20 CHALLENGE CUP: Coach Alemseged warns Sudan

Eritrea’s head coach Efem Alemseged has warned Sudan that they will not find it easy when the two sides face-off today in a Group A match at the on-going Cecafa…

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Mewael rescues point for Eritrea against Uganda

Yosief Tesfai Mewael netted a second half goal to rescue a point for Eritrea against hosts Uganda at the 2019 Cecafa U-20 Challenge Cup at the Pece War Memorial Stadium…

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Infantino, Ahmad invited to grace Cecafa U-15 Challenge Cup

Eritrean National Football Federation (ENFF) has invited FIFA President Gianni Infantino and CAF boss Ahmad Ahmad to grace the Cecafa U-15 Challenge Cup. The tournament, the first of it’s kind…

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