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New Generation of Eritrean Soccer Stars Making Headlines in 2017

Tesfaldet Tekie New Generation of Eritrean Soccer Stars
Coming from Swedish side IFK Norrköping, Swedish – Eritrea international midfielder Tesfaldet Tekie (19) has officially joined KAA Gent on a €1.6 million deal that is going to last until 2020.

By Mike Seium | Eri-International Sports,

Amazing achievements that were due to pay dividends in time are starting to bear fruit in 2017 already. Young Eritreans by heritage are embarking on great success stories in the international soccer arena.

A 19 year old midfielder and play maker who was a member of the Swedish champion from last year IFK Norrkoping has been bought by Belgian premiere league team “KAA Gent” also known as “The Buffalo“.

This move comes at a time when another Eritrean star Alexander Isak is being courted by one of the world’s top teams Real Madrid. Continue reading New Generation of Eritrean Soccer Stars Making Headlines in 2017

Two Eritrean Teenagers Making Headlines in Sweden

Eritrean teens Alexander Isak and Tesfaldet Tekie, emerging soccer stars in Sweden

By Eritrean Sports,

This past week, two Eritrean teenagers have become starting players in the Swedish Allsvenskan. They are both in the top ten list made by Swedish football journalists, for which players who will have their big breakthrough this year.

Alexander Isak became the youngest player for AIK, and the second youngest in Allsvenskan to score a goal. The youngster is only 16 years of age, and has been praised by his role model Henok Goitom. He scored his goal with number 36 on his shirt, Goitoms old number at AIK. Continue reading Two Eritrean Teenagers Making Headlines in Sweden