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Soccer - Slovakia win with Hamsik free kick, close gap on England

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Soccer - Slovakia win with Hamsik free kick, close gap on England

- VILNIUS: Marek Hamsik scored with a majestic free kick to give Slovakia a 2-1 win away to Lithuania on Saturday which kept them second in their World Cup qualifying group and closed the gap on leaders England. Slovakia have 12 points from six games in Group F, two behind England who drew 2-2 away to Scotland earlier on Saturday. Slovenia, who beat Malta 2-0, are a further point behind in third, followed by Scotland on eight points and Lithuania on five

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RSL’s Albert Rusnák to play for Slovakia national teams in June

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RSL’s Albert Rusnák to play for Slovakia national teams in June

- Scuffling and in search of answers all over the field, Real Salt Lake soon will be left with another sizable one. With the FIFA international window open, RSL playmaking midfielder Albert Rusnák will be called into Slovakia's national-team camp ahead of its UEFA World Cup qualifier Saturday at Lithuania, RSL general manager Craig Waibel told The Tribune on Monday. Rusnák, the 22-year-old midfielder signed as a Designated Player last offseason, will join Slovakia's U-21 national team for the UEFA U-21 Championships held in Poland following Saturday's match

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President Kiska: Slovakia Firmly Supports Georgia’s Membership to NATO

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President Kiska: Slovakia Firmly Supports Georgia’s Membership to NATO

- BRATISLAVA - The Slovak Republic will represent Georgia’s interests and present the country’s position at the upcoming North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit. The decision was made after a meeting between Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili and his Slovak counterpart, Andrej Kiska, in Bratislava on Monday. As the NATO Summit in Brussels will be attended only by NATO member states, Margvelashvili asked Kiska to raise the issue of Georgia at the meetings

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US beats Slovakia 6-1 for 5th win at ice hockey worlds

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US beats Slovakia 6-1 for 5th win at ice hockey worlds

- COLOGNE, Germany — The United States defeated Slovakia 6-1 Sunday to stretch its winning run at the ice hockey world championship to five games ahead of its Group A showdown with Russia. Johnny Gaudreau finished with two goals to take his tournament tally to six, and an assist, while Jimmy Howard made 19 saves on his fourth start for the Americans, whose confidence seems to be growing

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Leader, author, expert talks about how America inspired a revolution in Slovakia

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Leader, author, expert talks about how America inspired a revolution in Slovakia

- Think of Pavol Demeš as a sort of Thomas Jefferson. He was, after all, one of the founding fathers of his country, Slovakia. Or, at least the Slovakia that is now part of the democratic West. Demeš grew up behind the Iron Curtain and remembers when Russian troops invaded his country in 1968 — to help protect the country from itself

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World Cup Qualifier | Malta 1 – Slovakia 3

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World Cup Qualifier | Malta 1 – Slovakia 3

- Cain Attard (Malta) and Vladimir Weiss (Slovakia) in action. Photo: Christine Borg Malta went a goal down after just two minutes. Vladimir Weiss received the ball on the edge of the penalty area and fired a strong shot that gave Andrew Hogg no chance. However, the Maltese players hit back and equalised on the 14th minute. Following a mistake from Slovakia’s defenders, Jean Paul Farrugia went through on goal and hit a low shot past Matus Kozacik

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Malta to play Slovakia in the first competitive fixture of 2017

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Malta to play Slovakia in the first competitive fixture of 2017

- Malta's first eleven against Slovenia The Maltese players need to be at their very best if they are to take something from this match as they will be playing against a national team that improved so much lately. In fact, the Slovakian team also took part in the UEFA Euro 2016 and made it to the last sixteen were they lost 3-0 to Germnay

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FIFA World Cup European Qualifier: Slovakia next for Malta

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FIFA World Cup European Qualifier: Slovakia next for Malta

- On Sunday the Malta National team will take on Slovakia in their fifth FIFA World Cup European Qualifier. Malta still have to gain their first points in Group F, having lost both home matches 1-5 and 0-1 respectively to Scotland and Slovenia. Two 2-0 losses away from home to England and Lithuania mean that Malta need to get something out of next Sunday's clash against Marek Hamsik and Co

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France beats Slovakia to win team event at ski world champs

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France beats Slovakia to win team event at ski world champs

- ST. MORITZ, Switzerland | France beat Slovakia in the team event final to win its first medal at the ski world championships on Tuesday. The quartet of Adeline Baud Mugnier, Mathieu Faivre, Alexis Pinturault and Tessa Worley won on a time tiebreaker of 0.08 seconds after each team won two legs of parallel slalom races. Slovakia’s silver medal team was Matej Falat, Veronika Velez Zuzulova, Petra Vlhova and Andreas Zampa.

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Kenya's tea and technology sectors draw Slovakia's interest

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Kenya's tea and technology sectors draw Slovakia's interest

- Kenya’s tea and technology sectors draw Slovakia’s interest Kenya’s tea sector is set for a major boost after Slovakia expressed interest in it as a possible investment area. At a press conference yesterday, Slovakia President Andrej Kiska said his country is looking to invest in Kenya’s tea, coffee and technology industries. In technology, the two countries hope to share innovations, especially around the ease of doing business and money transfer.

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We are optimistic Kenyan exports to Slovakia will increase, says President Kenyatta

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We are optimistic Kenyan exports to Slovakia will increase, says President Kenyatta

- NAIROBI, 13 February 2017 (PSCU) – President Uhuru Kenyatta has expressed optimism that Kenyan exports to the Slovakia market will increase following President Andrej Kiska’s State Visit to Kenya. President Kenyatta said President Kiska’s tour of tea and flower production centres during his visit to the country will boost export of the commodities to the Slovak Republic. “We view this as an important step in bridging the trade gap

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Uganda Cranes outgun Slovakia in AFCON 2017 warm-up

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Uganda Cranes outgun Slovakia in AFCON 2017 warm-up

- Moses Oloya, Farouk Miya and Geoffrey Massa scored as Uganda Cranes beat Slovakia 3-1 in an Africa Cup of Nations 2017 warm up match on Sunday in Dubai. This is the the second game the Uganda Cranes have played against Slovakia in less than a week. Last Friday,the Cranes shocked Slovakia by winning 1-0 in a game that was played behind closed doors. Onduparaka Football Club striker Muhammad Shaban scored

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Massa's back as Uganda Cranes tame Slovakia 3-1

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Massa's back as Uganda Cranes tame Slovakia 3-1

- RESULT. Uganda 3 Slovakia 1 (Oloya, Fiya, Massa) Captain Geoffrey Massa found the net for Cranes for the first time in over a year as Uganda, ranked 72nd in the world, tamed European side Slovakia (FIFA 25th) in an international friendly Sunday in Abu Dhabi. With the Nations Cup kicking off in a week’s time, the goal should herald a timely return to scoring for Massa, who last found the

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Cranes leero bubeefuka ne Slovakia mu gw'omukwano

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Cranes leero bubeefuka ne Slovakia mu gw'omukwano

- Leero (Ssande) mu gw’okwegezaamu Uganda - Slovakia e Abu Dhabi (12:30) LEERO (Ssande), Cranes ettunka ne Slovakia mu mupiira gw’egenda okusooka okuzannya oluvannyuma lw’okulondebwa nga ttiimu eyasinze okuzannya omupiira mu Afrika omwaka oguwedde. Cranes, ejja mu mupiira guno ng’eyagala buwanguzi, ereme kuswaza kitiibwa ekyagiweereddwa CAF, n’okusindika obubaka, eri Ghana, Misiri ne Mali b’eri nabo mu kibinja mu z’Afrika, nti si ya muzannyo. Omutendesi Micho Sredojevic, afalaasidde abazannyi okulaga omutindo omulungi

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Slovakia U21 1-2 England U21: Alfie Mawson and Nathan Redmond give Young Lions hope of Euro 2017 progression
Slovakia U21 1-2 England U21: Alfie Mawson and Nathan Redmond give Young Lions hope of Euro 2017 progression have got their Euro 2017 campaign up and running as they came from behind to beat Slovakia 2-1. Aidy Boothroyd's men struggled to a goalless draw against Sweden in the tournament opener on Friday night and looked on the brink of an early flight home when Martin Chrien netted for the Slovaks. But Alfie Mawson's tap in and Nathan Redmond's wonderful finish make sure they have a top chance of qualifying for the semi-finals when they face Poland on Thursday   Read More ...
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Slovakia U21 1-2 England U21 live score and goal updates from crunch Euro 2017 clash in Poland
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James Ward-Prowse urges Young Lions to step it up against Slovakia - or risk another humiliating exit
James Ward-Prowse urges Young Lions to step it up against Slovakia - or risk another humiliating exit James Ward-Prowse has urged England not to let history repeat itself as the U21s face the agony of another early exit. The Southampton midfielder is driven on by the memories of being part of a humiliating group stage exit in the Czech Republic two years ago. They are on the brink again, facing Slovakia - who already have a win - with England’s stalemate against Sweden leaving them playing catch up   Read More ...
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Emil Venkov, sculptor of Fremont’s Vladimir Lenin statue, dies in Slovakia
Emil Venkov, sculptor of Fremont’s Vladimir Lenin statue, dies in Slovakia Emil Venkov, the Bulgarian sculptor who created the statue of Vladimir Lenin that presides over Fremont, died on June 9 at the age of 79, according to his son Ivan. The Association of Slovak Artists also put out a statement recognizing Venkov’s contributions to monumentalist sculpture in Slovakia. Venkov’s 16-foot bronze of Lenin — weighing eight tons — depicts the Communist revolutionary leader emerging from leaping flames   Read More ...
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Soccer - Slovakia win with Hamsik free kick, close gap on England
Soccer - Slovakia win with Hamsik free kick, close gap on England VILNIUS: Marek Hamsik scored with a majestic free kick to give Slovakia a 2-1 win away to Lithuania on Saturday which kept them second in their World Cup qualifying group and closed the gap on leaders England. Slovakia have 12 points from six games in Group F, two behind England who drew 2-2 away to Scotland earlier on Saturday. Slovenia, who beat Malta 2-0, are a further point behind in third, followed by Scotland on eight points and Lithuania on five   Read More ...
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Slovak leader Fico says wants to take part in deeper EU integration
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RSL’s Albert Rusnák to play for Slovakia national teams in June
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Thousands rally in Slovakia against alleged gov't corruption
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Slovakia re-opens probe into kidnapping of leader's son
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Slovak Foreign Minister elected as President of 72nd session of the General Assembly
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President Kiska: Slovakia Firmly Supports Georgia’s Membership to NATO
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US beats Slovakia 6-1 for 5th win at ice hockey worlds
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US beats Slovakia 6-1 for 5th win at ice hockey worlds
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Hungary, Slovakia challenge quotas on asylum-seekers at top EU court
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The Czech Republic got a new name, but few people seem to have noticed yet
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Hungary, Slovakia challenge quotas on asylum-seekers at top EU court
Hungary and Slovakia told the European Union's top court on Wednesday that sharing out asylum-seekers among member states under a quota system was unlawful, clashing with Germany, France and others in a dispute that threatens to tear the bloc apart. Some 1.6 million migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean and entered the EU since in 2014, mostly fleeing conflicts or poverty in the Middle East and Africa   Read More ...
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Hungary, Slovakia challenge quotas on asylum-seekers at top EU court
Hungary, Slovakia challenge quotas on asylum-seekers at top EU court LUXEMBOURG Hungary and Slovakia told the European Union's top court on Wednesday that sharing out asylum-seekers among member states under a quota system was unlawful, clashing with Germany, France and others in a dispute that threatens to tear the bloc apart. Some 1.6 million migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean and entered the EU since in 2014, mostly fleeing conflicts or poverty in the Middle East and Africa   Read More ...
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Hungary, Slovakia challenge quotas on asylum-seekers at top EU court
Hungary, Slovakia challenge quotas on asylum-seekers at top EU court LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Hungary and Slovakia told the European Union's top court on Wednesday that sharing out asylum-seekers among member states under a quota system was unlawful, clashing with Germany, France and others in a dispute that threatens to tear the bloc apart. Some 1.6 million migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean and entered the EU since in 2014, mostly fleeing conflicts or poverty in the Middle East and Africa   Read More ...
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Life in Slovakia's Roma slums: Poverty and segregation
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Leader, author, expert talks about how America inspired a revolution in Slovakia
Leader, author, expert talks about how America inspired a revolution in Slovakia Think of Pavol Demeš as a sort of Thomas Jefferson. He was, after all, one of the founding fathers of his country, Slovakia. Or, at least the Slovakia that is now part of the democratic West. Demeš grew up behind the Iron Curtain and remembers when Russian troops invaded his country in 1968 — to help protect the country from itself   Read More ...
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‘Britain’ banned in Slovakia; call it UK or face fine
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'Britain' banned in Slovakia; call it UK or face fine
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Great Britain doesn't exist in Slovakia. There's an institution with a power to issue fines of up to 6,600 euros ($7,000) for those who would disagree. The state Geodesy, Cartography and Cadaster Authority has warned Slovakian media that a 1995 law says the country that comprises England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Island man only be called the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, or United Kingdom for short   Read More ...
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'Britain' banned in Slovakia; call it UK or face fine
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) - Great Britain doesn't exist in Slovakia. There's an institution with a power to issue fines of up to 6,600 euros ($7,000) for those who would disagree. The state Geodesy, Cartography and Cadaster Authority has warned Slovakian media that a 1995 law says the country that comprises England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Island man only be called the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, or United Kingdom for short   Read More ...
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'Britain' banned in Slovakia; call it UK or face fine - | WBTV Charlotte
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) - Great Britain doesn't exist in Slovakia. There's an institution with a power to issue fines of up to 6,600 euros ($7,000) for those who would disagree. The state Geodesy, Cartography and Cadaster Authority has warned Slovakian media that a 1995 law says the country that comprises England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Island man only be called the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, or United Kingdom for short   Read More ...
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Iceland Beat Slovakia in Football
Iceland Beat Slovakia in Football The Icelandic women’s football (soccer) team yesterday bested Slovakia in a convincing 2-0 victory away from home. In a tight schedule, the team go straight from this friendly match to a game against the Netherlands on Monday. Elín Metta Jensen opened the scoring in the 19th minute after an electrifying attack from the Icelanders which saw the ball moved from their own penalty box all the way to the opposing end, where Hallbera Gísladóttir manhandled it into the path of Elín Metta, who scored from close range, Vísir reports   Read More ...
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Slovakia to send 150 soldiers to Latvia to help strengthen security in Baltic region
A mechanized infantry unit from the Slovak armed forces will arrive in Latvia next week as part of the implementation of the decisions taken at the NATO summit in Warsaw about involvement of the Visegrad Group countries, in strengthening security in the Baltic region, the Latvian Defense Ministry said. The presence of the Slovak mechanized infantry unit in Latvia will strengthen NATO’s collective security along the alliance’s eastern border and facilitate interoperability of the national armed forces   Read More ...
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Slovaks vote to allow annulment of pardons in kidnapping
Slovaks vote to allow annulment of pardons in kidnapping Slovakia's parliament has amended the constitution to make it possible for lawmakers to annul pardons granted by former Prime Minister Vladimir Meciar that barred investigations into the kidnapping of the son of late President Michal Kovac. The authoritarian Meciar, Kovac's archrival, led Slovakia into international isolation during the 1990s and is alleged to have been behind Michal Kovac Jr.'s abduction to Austria in 1995   Read More ...
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Slovakia national team coach Ján Kozák expects a win against Malta
Slovakia national team coach Ján Kozák expects a win against Malta Slovakia national team coach Ján Kozák made it quite clear at his team’s press conference yesterday evening ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2018 European Qualifying match against Malta, that Slovakia are here to get the three points, even if they will respect Malta as their opponents “We have assessed the Malta team very well and in particular we have got to be prepared against their counter-attacks   Read More ...
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World Cup 2018: Hogg blunder paves way for Slovakia win against Malta
World Cup 2018: Hogg blunder paves way for Slovakia win against Malta A blunder by Maltese keeper Andrew Hogg was instrumental for Slovakia to earn a 3-1 victory at Ta’ Qali Stadium to move into second place of Group F behind England. Until that fateful moment, Malta was at par with the Slovakian opponents, who had created little in attack while Ghedin’s boys played in an orderly way and had scored an equaliser to Slovakia’s early goal   Read More ...
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Malta succumb to Slovakia
Malta succumb to Slovakia Malta. suffered its fifth successive defeat in the World Cup qualifying campaign when they lost to Slovakia. 3-1 at the National Stadium. Slovakia took just 90 seconds to find the breakthrough in the Group F qualifier when Wladimir Weiss created space for himself on the edge of the area and let fly a scorching drive that flew past a helpless Andrew Hogg and finished into the net via the cross bar   Read More ...
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World Cup Qualifier | Malta 1 – Slovakia 3
World Cup Qualifier | Malta 1 – Slovakia 3 Cain Attard (Malta) and Vladimir Weiss (Slovakia) in action. Photo: Christine Borg Malta went a goal down after just two minutes. Vladimir Weiss received the ball on the edge of the penalty area and fired a strong shot that gave Andrew Hogg no chance. However, the Maltese players hit back and equalised on the 14th minute. Following a mistake from Slovakia’s defenders, Jean Paul Farrugia went through on goal and hit a low shot past Matus Kozacik   Read More ...
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Malta to play Slovakia in the first competitive fixture of 2017
Malta to play Slovakia in the first competitive fixture of 2017 Malta's first eleven against Slovenia The Maltese players need to be at their very best if they are to take something from this match as they will be playing against a national team that improved so much lately. In fact, the Slovakian team also took part in the UEFA Euro 2016 and made it to the last sixteen were they lost 3-0 to Germnay   Read More ...
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FIFA World Cup European Qualifier: Slovakia next for Malta
FIFA World Cup European Qualifier: Slovakia next for Malta On Sunday the Malta National team will take on Slovakia in their fifth FIFA World Cup European Qualifier. Malta still have to gain their first points in Group F, having lost both home matches 1-5 and 0-1 respectively to Scotland and Slovenia. Two 2-0 losses away from home to England and Lithuania mean that Malta need to get something out of next Sunday's clash against Marek Hamsik and Co   Read More ...
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Muscat, Pisani ruled out of Slovakia qualifier
Muscat, Pisani ruled out of Slovakia qualifier Valletta FC midfielder Rowen Muscat and Jurgen Pisani, the Floriana FC wing-back, have been ruled out of Malta’s 2018 FIFA World Cup European qualifier against Slovakia because of injuries, the Malta Football Association said. While Muscat has failed to recover from an injury he sustained while playing for his club earlier this month, Pisani sustained a knee injury during training with the national squad on Monday   Read More ...
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Ghedin announces squad for Slovakia match
Ghedin announces squad for Slovakia match Malta coach Pietro Ghedin has named a 23-strong squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group F qualifier against Slovakia, to be played on March 26 at the National Stadium (kick-off 8.45pm). Ghedin's first selection for 2017 features some significant changes from his last squads for the home qualifier against Slovenia (0-1) and the friendly defeat to Iceland (0-2) in November   Read More ...
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Makwatta set to leave Ulinzi for Slovakia
Makwatta set to leave Ulinzi for Slovakia Four-time Kenyan Premier League champions Ulinzi Stars have been handed a blow with their top striker John Mark Makwatta set to leave the military side as he pursues a professional football contract with FC Nitra, a second division club in Slovakia. Consequently, Makwatta will not be part of the Ulinzi team that travels to Alexandria, Egypt on Tuesday for their CAF Confederations cup first round tie against Egyptian side Smouha on Friday   Read More ...
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