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Eritrea to Host CECAFA’s First Ever U-15 Football Competition

This will be the second time Eritrea hosting CECAFA competitions.

The Council for East and Central Africa Football Association (CECAFA) has handed Eritrea the rights to host CECAFA’s first-ever U-17 tournament from August 17 to September 1.

BY NATNAEL YEBIO | SHABAIT

Eritrea will host CECAFA U-15 football competition, the first of its kind, this summer. CECAFA (the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations) General Secretary Mr. Nicholas Musonye was in Asmara this past week to hold discussion with the Eritrean National Football Federation. Continue reading Eritrea to Host CECAFA’s First Ever U-15 Football Competition

Football: The People’s Game

The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Dr. Ahmed Ahmed, accompanied football federations officials from Ethiopia, Somalia, and Djibouti conducts a working visit to Eritrea. (Photo: Drar Fisshaye)

BY NATNAEL YEBIO W. | SHABAIT

Football is a way of life in Eritrea. During evenings on the weekend, Asmara is filled with people of all ages wearing jerseys of the team they support. Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool, Barcelona (I have six), and Real Madrid. A foreigner could be forgiven for assuming that the English Premier League or Spain’s La Liga had shifted headquarters. However, this is just an ordinary weekend in Asmara and Eritrea, in particular. Continue reading Football: The People’s Game

Sudanese Club to buy Eritrean Player Samyuma Alexander

Professional Play Samyuma Alexander of Eritrea

By TesfaNews,

Sudanese football club Al-Murqani recently disclosed that it is in the process of transferring Adulis club player Eritrean Samyuma Alexander Walu with US$15,000.

Manager of the club, Mr. Naznet Yared, confirmed that his club is finalizing the remaining requirements to expedite the transfer.

Samyuma Alexander, the perfect deliverer, has displayed his full playing potential from any given position.  Continue reading Sudanese Club to buy Eritrean Player Samyuma Alexander