Tag: Algeria

MC Algers holds training ahead of Bechem clash

MC Algers holds training ahead of Bechem clash

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Bechem United's opponents MC Alger is set to hold it first training ahead of their CAF Confederations Cup game on Sunday at the Accra Sports stadium. MC Algers arrived in Ghana yesterday ahead of the game against the Ghanaian side. According to Bechem United’s Administrative Manager, Mr. Francis Gorman, The North Africans, who are lodge at the Holiday-Inn hotel at East Legon would have their first training session today at the Legon Presec Senior high school park today. The FA Cup champions will seek to commence their debut continental tournament with a positive result against a very tough Algerian side.    
MC Alger arrive on Thursday for Bechem tie

MC Alger arrive on Thursday for Bechem tie

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Algerian side MC Alger will arrive in Ghana today ahead of their first leg Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Confederations Cup encounter against Bechem United on Sunday at the Accra Sports Stadium. According to Bechem United’s Administrative Manager, Mr. Francis Gorman, The North Africans, will lodge at the Holiday-Inn hotel at East Legon as they prepare for the game. The FA Cup champions will seek to commence their debut continental tournament with a positive result against a very tough Algerian side. Mr. Francis Gorman in an interview with the GNA solicited for the support of the entire nation as they represent the country on Sunday. "We will like to call for the support of every Ghanaian on Sunday, without the fans, football is difficult for the players, we have th
Georges Leekens quit Algeria after AFCON exit

Georges Leekens quit Algeria after AFCON exit

African Sports
Algeria's Belgian coach Georges Leekens quit Tuesday after the side crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations. Algeria were one of the per-tournament favorites for the competition in Gabon but failed to win a game in their opening group. "For the good of all I decided to quit even though I do it with heart ache, and I wish all the success in the world to the national side," he said in a statement on the Algerian Football Federation website. Algeria bowed out of the tournament after their 2-2 draw with Senegal on Monday. Senegal join Tunisia in qualifying from the group for the quarterfinals. After the game in Franceville, Leekens indicated he hoped to continue as coach, with the next target qualification of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. "But given the pressure on th...
Ten top players to watch in this year’s Afcon

Ten top players to watch in this year’s Afcon

African Sports
The 31st edition of the African biggest football festival begins tomorrow with games set to be full of thrills and fire is works. This year's editions comes with a lot of expectations as country's comes into the tournament with the aim of winning the trophy.  Sportsfileghana.com presents to you some of the top players to watch as the tournament begins tomorrow. First on the list is free scoring Dortmund's Pierre Emerick Aubameyang who will be leading host nation Gabon. But many eyes would also be on BBC African Footballer of the Year and Caf African Footballer of the year Riyad Mahrez and Liverpool's player Sadio Mane. Mahrez will be a key figure for an Algerian team which comes into the competition as the best team in Africa. Mane, who cost Liverpool £34m, leads the
Confederation Cup: Bechem handed tough opponent

Confederation Cup: Bechem handed tough opponent

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Ghana FA Cup champions Bechem United will begin their maiden CAF Confederation Cup battle with a home game against MC Alger of Algeria The Hunters will have to beat their though opponent if they harbor any dream of making it to the next round of the competition this year. They will host the North African side at home on the 10–12 February 2017 before traveling to Algeria to play the second round a week later at the Stade Omar Hamadi. Bechem United will face one of Akanda FC of Gabon or Renaissance du Congo if they make it to the next round of the competition.
Milovan Rajevac in a shock Black Stars return

Milovan Rajevac in a shock Black Stars return

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According to reports in the media,former Black Stars Coach Milovan Rajevac, is in line for a shock return to the Blac Stars. The Serbian trainer had impressive results as head coach of the Ghana national team, guiding them to make their best feast in the history of the FIFA World Cup, reaching the quarter finals and equaled the best feat achieved by an African side in the mundial. With Avram Grant’s future being uncertain after failing to win any of his first five games, rumors are now circulating that Rajevac is due to take over if he leaves the post in the coming weeks. The Serbian who recently left his post in Algeria is remembered for taking Ghana unto the finals of the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations. Other unconfirmed reports indicate that ‘Rajevic and the Gh