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How geopolitics keeps Israel out of World Cup contention

Cleveland Jewish News - 14 Jun 2018
In 1974, amid growing pan-Arab nationalism and solidarity with the Palestinian people, the AFC expelled Israel from the confederation in a 17-13 vote organized and led by Kuwait. That forced the Jewish state into 20 years of wandering in the soccer desert.
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Koji to remain Nepal coach

The Kathmandu Post - 01 Mar 2018
Mar 1, 2018-All Nepal Football Association (Anfa) has extended the contracts of head coach Gyotoku Koji and technical director Takeda Chiaki for one more year. But the latter will remain in charge of Nepali football as technical expert under the ...
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AFC Solidarity Cup: Nepal the Champions

The Kathmandu Post - 16 Nov 2016
Sujal Shrestha struck with a header in the 29th minute to cap a memorable year of football for Nepal, who this year claimed the Bangabandhu Gold Cup in January in Bangladesh and 12th South Asian Games gold 22 days later in Guwahati, India. It was also ...
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Chemjong heroics send Nepal to Solidarity Cup final

The Kathmandu Post - 12 Nov 2016
Nov 12, 2016-Nepal defeated Laos 3-0 on penalties and entered the final of the AFC Solidarity Cup in Malaysia. Kiran Chemjong was the hero for the Nepali side saving two of the three penalties, the third of which was shot wide. Heman Gurung, Bikram ...
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Relive the 2016 AFC Solidarity Cup on ABS-CBN S+A

ABS-CBN Sports - 09 Jan 2017
If you want to relive some of our up-and-coming Asian neighbors' campaigns in the 2016 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Solidarity Cup, which ran from November 2 to 16 last 2016, we at ABS-CBN Sports got you covered with early morning telecasts of ...
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AFC Solidarity Cup review: Round 2 - 08 Nov 2016
Timor-Leste 0-0 Nepal. Nepal were left frustrated by Timor-Leste as Koji Gyotoku's side kicked off their 2016 AFC Solidarity Cup campaign with a 0-0 draw at Negeri Stadium that keeps both sides' hopes of a place in the semi-finals alive.
2016 afc solidarity cup

AFC Solidarity Cup withdrawal adds to Pakistan football woes - 21 Sep 2016
“The AFC has acknowledged Pakistan's withdrawal from the AFC Solidarity Cup 2016 and has informed the other participating Member Associations about this,” Asia's football governing body told Dawn in a statement on Tuesday. It drew a strong reaction ...
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Indian National Football Team: Know Your Rivals - Nepal - 04 Jun 2017
Having already scored against India two years ago, Magar had a great 2016 to cap it with two goals in the AFC Solidarity Cup. The striker has spent time with Dutch club FC Twente and Belgian clubs RSC Anderlecht and Club Brugge KV during his formative ...
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Football: Sri Lanka positive for AFC Solidarity Cup

The Sunday Times Sri Lanka - 02 Nov 2016
Sri Lanka Coach Dudley Steinwall expressed his confidence that his team will bounce back into recognition during the inaugural AFC Solidarity Cup Football Tournament which will commence on Thursday (3) in Malaysia. “We lost to Cambodia 0-4 in the ...
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Nepal get Asian Cup Qualifiers slot

The Kathmandu Post - 28 Dec 2016
The Anfa sources said Nepal was handed the opportunity following their victory in the AFC Solidarity Cup in Malaysia. Nepal had clinched the trophy by defeating Macau 1-0 in final in Kuching. Beaten Solidarity Cup finalists Macau are also in line to ...
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Year Ender 2016: Glory in despair

The Kathmandu Post - 29 Dec 2016
Beginning with the Bangabandhu Gold Cup in January, the national men's team claimed gold in the South Asian Games in February and capped a memorable year with the AFC Solidarity Cup triumph in November. After what was a horrid 2015, these ...
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Chemjong joins I-League club

Himalayan Times - 24 Jan 2018
Minerva will face second-placed Neroca (21) on January 27. Nepali national team's first choice goalkeeper Chemjong played last season for TC Sports Club of the Maldives. Chemjong, member of the national team that won the AFC Solidarity Cup in 2016, ...
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Airee, Koju among 5 nominees

The Kathmandu Post - 15 Aug 2017
At 13 and 255 days, Singh became the youngest Olympian at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Singh, who is the only swimmer to win ...
2016 afc solidarity cup

Sunday swoon? Where people miss the point on NFL ratings

ESPN - 11 Feb 2018
After falling 8 percent in 2016, the NFL's ratings plunged another 9.7 percent during the regular season in 2017, then continued dropping in the playoffs, taking double-digit nosedives until the championship round. On Sunday, the football gods gifted ...

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