How to Coach Soccer to Kids

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Coaching soccer for this age group is really about encouraging physical activity, introducing basic rules and creating a passion for the game of soccer. Those who have never coached should find the rules simple, while those who have played or coached older teams will need to remember to go back to the very basics. Coaching the Game One coach is ...

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How Africa Built Cohesion Paving to FIFA World Cup

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The FIFA World Cup is to kickoff tomorrow and expected to reach at least 3 billion people across the world as the data reveals from the previous 2014 event. The AFrican team will be represented by Tunisia, Senegal, Nigeria, Morocco and Egypt. The African teams rarely advance beyond the second round, but this year the boys are expected to defy ...

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The Rise of Nelson Mandela Nationally and Internationally

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The African National Congress (ANC) began to lead a revolution among the majority of blacks. In May 1994, four years after being released from prison, Nelson Mandela stood before his nation as the first democratically announced president, but beneath the hopes surrounding his rise, the remnants of decades of apartheid were dangerously moulded, his country , still divided, were on ...

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Ultra Modern Stadium Construction In Dodoma To Start Soon: Magufuli

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The ultra modern, biggest and better sports stadium is coming up in the capital city Dodoma. President John Magufuli said the plan to it is in progress and construction to begin soon. Addressing to the mass at Jamhuri Stadium in the city on the occasion of 53rd Anniversary of Union between Zanzibar and Tanganyika, the president added the plan is ...

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Simba’s Goalless Draw With Muadui FC Shatters MPL Dream

Dar es Salaam: The Simba saw a goalless draw against Mwadui FC of Shinyanga at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam in pre-season winning run, bringing their hope to an end for Mainland Premier League. The MPL giant Simba need to now concede the defeat as they had seen record high-profile wins over URA and SC Villa earlier. The ...

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Yanga Defeats Champion Azam In 2015 Community Shield Final

Dar es Salaam: Young Africans SC emerged as the league winner of 2015 Community Shield defeating Azam FC with 8-7 in a match held yesterday at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam. This is the second consecutive win for the Yanga against Azam, the champion of CECAFA Kagame Cup, with two spectacular penalty saves by goalkeeper Ally Mustafa. Yanga ...

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Coach bemoans defensive blunders in Cecafa defeats

Amavubi head coach Eric Nshimiyimana can only hope for divine intervention if his disappointing Amavubi side is to reach the last eight of the ongoing GOtv Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup championships in Kenya. Sudan’s Ibrahim Salah (C) vies with Amavubi’s player Mohamed Mushimiyimana (L) and teammate Emery Bayisenge in Nairobi. The New Times/Courtesy. The Amavubi Stars, who have been considered among favourites to win the regional tournament in recent years, suffered back to back defeats in a space of five days – the latest a 1-0 loss to Sudan (on Monday), after going down by the same margin to defending champions Uganda Cranes. Nshimiyimana said yesterday: “We are disappointed over the poor results in the past two matches. We have conceded easy goals, all from defensive blunders, which has left our qualification bid in tatters.” But the coach also faults his attacking force for failing to get the goals despite the several goal-scoring opportunities created in the two games. Yet he remains optimistic even as his team has the slimmest of chances to progress to the quarter finals in this year’s championships. “We still have a game to play – against Eritrea. We will treat it like a final and hope that results in other matches are favourable to us,” he said. Salah Ibrahim was Sudan’s hero in a game during which he punished Rwanda after pouncing on a defensive error by Ismael Nshutiyamagara to score the lone goal in a Group C match played at Nairobi City Stadium. The North Africans started to threaten Rwanda’s backline as early as seventh minute when Nazar Hamid got to the end of Faris Abdalla’s cross with an acrobatic kick from six yards out but goalkeeper Jean Luc Ndayishimiye was alert and tipped it round for a corner. In the 20th minute, Sudan threatened again, this time through Mohannad Tahir, who latched on to long clearance, controlling the ball in the box, before beating the keeper but not the cross bar. The Rwandans appeared to have taken cue and masterminded an attack of their own from the left flank which ended with Meddie Kagere’s header parried away by Abdelrahman Ali. Rwanda’s luck, however, ran out when a horrible mistake by Nshutiyamagara saw Salah Ibrahim easily win possession, who then spotted the Rwandan keeper off his line before powering home with a long range shot for his third goal in the tournament. Nazar Hamid almost added a second just before the break but his shot hit side netting. The second half started with Rwanda showing more purpose in the second half and in the 47th minute forced goalkeeper Abdel Rahman Ali Ibrahim into a goal line clearance from an Emery Bayisenge free kick

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