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Cameroon coach denied entry to stadium
Abuja/Dusseldorf, Feb 7 (DPA) Accra (Ghana): Otto Pfister, the German coach of African Nations Cup semi-finalists Cameroon, was denied access to the main stadium ahead of his team's training session. Pfister, 70, wanted to enter the Ohene Djan Stadium, but was denied entry, which resulted in a scuffle with local police here Wednesday.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 2:21:24 PM

AC Milan face striker injury problems
Abuja/Dusseldorf, Feb 7 (DPA) Milan: AC Milan may have to use a youth team striker to replace injured young star Alexandre Pato, media reports said. La Gazzetta dello Sport reported that Alberto Paloschi, 18, was to begin training with the first team and could make his debut against Siena in the Serie A Sunday.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 2:20:16 PM

Clemente's Iran contract
Abuja/Dusseldorf, Feb 7 (DPA) Tehran: Former Spain coach Javier Clemente has failed to finalise his contract with the Iranian Football Federation (FFI) during his four-day stay in Tehran, FFI president Ali Kafashian has said. Kafashian told news network Khabar that although the final contract had been drawn up, Clemente was scheduled to leave Tehran without having made up his mind about whether he will coach Iran or not.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 2:19:28 PM

Berti Vogts hasn't been sacked: Nigerian football (Football snippets)
Abuja/Dusseldorf, Feb 7 (DPA) Berti Vogts, the German head coach of Nigeria's national football side, has not been sacked and is staying in his job, the Nigeria Football Association has said, countering speculation that the trainer was about to be fired.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 2:18:59 PM

We control the country, says Chad's president
N'Djamena/Paris, Feb 6 (DPA) Chadian President Indriss Deby said Wednesday in the capital N'Djamena that his government's forces were now in total control of the country after a failed attempt to overthrow him.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 11:54:48 PM

Rio Tinto found huge thermal coal deposit in South Africa
Johannesburg, Feb 6 (DPA) Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto said Wednesday that it has discovered around 1 billion tonnes of coal deposit in South Africa's Limpopo province and was in talks with the country's electricity supplier Eskom about supplying it with coal.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 7:30:45 PM

At least 10 killed as violence continues in Kenya
Nairobi, Feb 6 (Xinhua) At least ten people have been killed in western Kenya in post-election violence, which continues to take its toll in the east African nation, the police confirmed Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 5:50:08 PM

French defence minister in Chad as rebels regroup
N'Djamena/Paris, Feb 6 (DPA) French Defence Minister Herve Morin arrived in the Chadian capital N'Djamena Wednesday as the rebels of the central African country seeking to overthrow President Idriss Deby were reported to be regrouping, French media reported.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 5:30:49 PM

South Africa decries Kenya's rejection of its peace mediator
Pretoria, Feb 6 (IANS) South Africa has decried Kenya's refusal to accept African trade union leader Cyril Ramaphosa on the team of mediators trying to resolve the civil strife in the east African country following the allegedly flawed presidential election, BuaNews reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 4:25:43 PM

20 killed in Somalia blasts
Mogadishu, Feb 6 (Xinhua) At least 20 people, most of them Ethiopians, were killed and some 100 were wounded overnight after two bombs exploded in a busy area in the port city of Bossaso in northeast Somalia, hospital sources and witnesses said Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 3:46:20 PM

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