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The Passport Project, Part Six: Leaving Dakar

Our trip back to Dakar was uneventful, but when we arrived in the city, it was surprising how familiar it felt. We'd saved a few days in the capital city for the end of the trip, knowing we'd want to see the sights we missed the first time around. Tempted as we were to revisit the same spots we'd en

PASSIONPASSPORT.COM - 2017-11-17 12:28:43

Sadio Mane a doubt to face Southampton, Klopp OK after illness

LIVERPOOL -- Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool will have to wait to see whether Sadio Mane will be fit for Saturday's match with his former club Southampton. Mane was sent home early from international duty with Senegal this week after he "slightly felt his old [hamstring] injury," according to the Senega

ESPNFC.COM - 2017-11-17 13:45:00

Klopp's Liverpool afflicted as Southampton loom

Liverpool (AFP) - Liverpool have been besieged by fitness dramas as they prepare to face Southampton in the Premier League at Anfield on Saturday, with even Jurgen Klopp not immune. The manager was forced to miss training on Wednesday, having had a series of checks at a local hospital after complain

WORLD SOCCER TALK - 2017-11-17 00:50:09

Africa's Nations Cup qualifiers moved to October

ABUJA - The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have agreed to move next year's Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers to October to allow the continent's World Cup finalists play friendlies in March. Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco are the five African teams for Russia 2018. "African tea

ENCA.COM - 2017-11-17 12:21:39

Air Senegal Orders Two A330neo Aircraft

Air Senegal, the national carrier of Senegal has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for two A330neo aircraft, which is the new re-engined version of the best-selling A330 widebody airliner. The A330neo will benefit the airline's growth and business expansion in the future. The agreement make

TRAVELANDTOURWORLD.COM - 2017-11-17 06:17:30

Football affects so many people in Egypt, says Arsenal’s Elneny

Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny has highlighted the huge influence that football has on the economy and on every household in Egypt. Hector Cuper's men sealed their place in next year's Fifa World Cup in Russia after a 2-1 victory over Congo on October 8. They ended their qualification campaign as

GOAL.COM - 2017-11-17 14:08:17

Stuart Baxter: El Hadji Diouf said I should continue as Bafana Bafana head coach

South Africa head coach Stuart Baxter has reflected on Bafana Bafana's disappointing 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifying campaign. Bafana failed to qualify for the global competition after suffering back-to-back defeats to Senegal - having also lost twice to Cape Verde under Baxter's guidance. "The two g

GOAL.COM - 2017-11-17 11:12:13

After moving to Kentucky at 15, Mohamed Thiaw finds his place with Louisville soccer team

For as long as Mohamed Thiaw can remember, he's had a soccer ball by his side. So inseparable was he from the sport that his childhood nickname in Senegal was "Ball." Now, his Louisville teammates just call him "Mo." Thiaw left Senegal at age 15 for a move to Lexington, Kentucky, but he didn't leave

COURIER-JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 22:21:38

Nigeria will be at the Winter Olympics for the first time ever

An African team will participate in the sport of bobsled for the first time ever at the Winter Olympics thanks to three Nigerian ladies. US-based trio of Seun Adigun, the team driver and leader, Akuoma Omeoga and Ngozi Onwumere have qualified for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea,

QUARTZ - 2017-11-17 09:08:01

Nigerian women become first African bobsled team to qualify for Olympics

There's more to bobsled than just sliding on ice! The work these ladies ( @seun_msamazing, @ngozi.onwumere, @akuomaomeoga ) put in before a race is unimaginable. Here's an inside look from start to finish of Race #5 at the North Americas Cup in Calgary, Alberta. : @aminatodunbaku : @baddosneh #teamn

WASHINGTON POST - 2017-11-17 09:24:00

Premier League and Serie A clubs interested in West Ham United’s Kouyate

Several clubs are interested in West Ham United's Chiekhou Kouyate, according to agent Saffet Balkan. The midfielder has been a subject of interest for English Premier League outfits and clubs from Italy after leading Senegal to their first ever World Cup since 2002. But offers are yet to pour in fo

GOAL.COM - 2017-11-17 22:27:52

All look at the final field for the 2018 World Cup

World Cup Qualifying officially ended Wednesday night when Peru knocked off New Zealand, 2-0, to seal the final open place in Russia. All 32 qualified teams have been broken up into four pots for the group stage draw, which takes place at The Kremlin on Dec. 1. The first pot features Russia, as the

SBISOCCER.COM - 2017-11-16 17:49:31

Rolls-Royce Welcomes Air Senegal as New Customer as It Selects Airbus A330neo Aircraft

Rolls-Royce has welcomed Air Senegal as a new customer following the airline's decision to select two Airbus A330neo aircraft, powered exclusively by the Trent 7000 engine. Kevin Evans, Rolls-Royce, Vice President - Civil Aerospace, said: "We warmly welcome Air Senegal to our family of Rolls-Royce e

AVIATIONPROS - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Building a New Pan-African Movement: From the United States to Togo

Dwayne Wong Omowale I have been a Pan-Africanist for several years now and I have noticed within the last three years that there is real potential for building another Pan-African movement similar to ones that we have had in the past. I first came to this realization in 2014. That year saw an upri

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2017-11-16 04:09:04

Senegal's New $575M Airport Opens After 10-Year Saga

(CNN)The largest airport in Senegal will open its doors on December 7, after more than a decade of development and delays. Blaise Diagne International (AIBD) will have initial capacity for three million passengers per year, rising to 10 million per year, making it one of the highest-capacity airport

AVIATIONPROS - 2017-11-16 14:00:38

Liverpool eye up Mane's teammate as possible Van Dijk backup

Liverpool targeting Senegal defender Kara Mbodji Viewed as a possible alternative to Virgil van DijkMbodji a friend and international teammate of Sadio ManeSEE MORE: Moreno: what I told Coutinho during Barcelona transfer saga Liverpool are reportedly eyeing up alternatives for Virgil van Dijk as Jur

EMPIREOFTHEKOP.COM - 2017-11-16 15:14:17

Corinthians defeat Fluminense to secure seventh Brazilian league title

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ESPNFC.COM - 2017-11-16 03:27:00

World Cup 2018 seeding, and the anatomy of a Group of Death

World Cup qualifying is in the books. That means the field for the 2018 tournament next summer in Russia is set. It also means seeding for the 2018 World Cup Draw has been confirmed. And it means two weeks of speculation, dreaming, online draw simulators and endless discussion can commence. The 2018

YAHOO SPORTS - 2017-11-16 04:02:47

The FIFA rankings stink. Here's what the 2018 World Cup would look like with good rankings.

The FIFA men's rankings are almost universally derided as nonsensical. They are not predictive in any way, and they are easily manipulated with smart scheduling. This is a problem, given that they're the basis for seeding in international tournaments. The 2018 World Cup draw has been set, and the po

SB NATION - 2017-11-16 17:39:06

Stuart Baxter blames Bafana Bafana's Fifa World Cup failure on his late appointment as coach

Baxter lost four of his five Fifa World Cup qualifying games as South Africa finished bottom of Group D log Stuart Baxter feels the timing of his appointment as head coach of Bafana Bafana came way too late to be able to help the team qualify for the 2018 Fifa World Cup. "Looking back, it has bee

GOAL.COM - 2017-11-16 09:03:16