For the first time in the history of the AFCON Beach Soccer, Egypt will be location of where this tournament takes place. Throughout the entire history of this competition, Egypt has never been the hosts as instead; South Africa, Morocco, Seychelles and Nigeria have been the host of all the previous editions of this African competition.
The 2018 edition of the AFCON Beach Soccer is scheduled to kick-off on December 9 and conclude on December 14.
Senegal is the current champions of the AFCON after having lifted the latest release of the African tournament which was played back on 2016 at Nigeria as Senegal locked horns with Nigeria and Senegal emerged victorious with a final scoreboard of 8-4.
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Manchester City star David Silva has hinted that he could step down from professional football when his contract with the club expires in June 2020. The 32-year-old has made over 250 appearances during his nine years with the Citizens but he has now admitted that he is unsure whether he may have signed his final contract.
In an interview with BT Sport, Silva acknowledged that he has a good feeling with the Mancunian giants and he would remain committed for the remaining two years of his contract before weighing up his options, he said: “I have two more years on my contract here. I feel great here. I want to stay until the end of my contract and then I’ll see how I feel physically and mentally to carry on.”
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The Egypt beach football team is preparing themselves for the Africa Beach Soccer Cup of Nations that will be held on home soil. A spokesman for the Egyptian football federation said that the team preparation is going well and that they are now focusing on the physical aspect.
He said that the players are motivated and giving their best during the training sessions and that he is sure that they will be able to have a great competition at the Africa Beach Soccer Cup of Nations. He said that this is an important tournament as the winner of the competition will get a place in the 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup. He said that the players understand the importance of such a tournament and that they will be giving their best in order to win it.
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Spanish football club Real Madrid are set to offer striker Karim Benzema a new deal during the summer, according to reports.
There have been rumours that Premier League side Arsenal could reignite their long-term interests in the Frenchman, amongst other clubs.
Benzema would receive a new deal that would see him remain at the Santiago Bernabeu until 2021as his current contract is billed to lapse in 2019. The new deal would see the player get higher wages – an improvement from the current £6.8 million annually.
While the 29-year old has been dismissed for his poor conversion rate of chances, he has remained an important part of the set up at the club. There were reports that Madrid were considering selling the player for £50 million to interested top sides while they seek for a replacement when the transfer ban is lifted this summer. Continue reading “REAL MADRID SET TO OFFER BENZEMA NEW CONTRACT”