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Spaniard Sanchez appointed Qatar coach

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Doha (AFP) – Spaniard Felix Sanchez has been officially named as Qatar’s coach, replacing Uruguayan Jorge Fossati, to become the third manager of the country’s national team in less than a year.

A statement posted on Twitter by the Qatar Football Association on Monday confirmed Sanchez had been “formally appointed” as head coach.

Qatar keep FIFA World Cup hopes alive after defeating South Korea

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Doha (AFP) – World Cup 2022 hosts Qatar improbably kept alive their slim hopes of qualifying for next year’s tournament in Russia with a thrilling victory over South Korea on Tuesday.

On a politically charged night in Doha, a Hasan Al-Haydos goal, his second of the match, secured a 3-2 win after Qatar had squandered a two-goal lead and looked to be heading out of the competition.

Qatar keep FIFA World Cup hopes alive after defeating South Korea

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Doha (AFP) – World Cup 2022 hosts Qatar improbably kept alive their slim hopes of qualifying for next year’s tournament in Russia with a thrilling victory over South Korea on Tuesday.

On a politically charged night in Doha, a Hasan Al-Haydos goal, his second of the match, secured a 3-2 win after Qatar had squandered a two-goal lead and looked to be heading out of the competition.

Qatar chase football 2018 World Cup lifeline in South Korea

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Doha (AFP) Just 12 days into the job Jorge Fossati faces his first test as Qatar coach when his side play away at South Korea in a crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier on Thursday.

The highly ambitious 2022 World Cup hosts are sixth and bottom of Group A after losing their first two games away to Iran and, surprisingly, home to Uzbekistan in the third round of AFC qualifying for Russia.

Qatar chase football 2018 World Cup lifeline in South Korea

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Doha (AFP) Just 12 days into the job Jorge Fossati faces his first test as Qatar coach when his side play away at South Korea in a crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier on Thursday.

The highly ambitious 2022 World Cup hosts are sixth and bottom of Group A after losing their first two games away to Iran and, surprisingly, home to Uzbekistan in the third round of AFC qualifying for Russia.

Michael Laudrup unveiled as Al Rayyan coach

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Doha (AFP) Michael Laudrup revealed he had turned down job offers from China and the United States as he was officially unveiled as the new coach of Qatar Stars League champions Al Rayyan on Monday.

Laudrup also said he had no desire to return to La Liga where he has managed Getafe and Mallorca nor the English Premier League where he coached Swansea City.

Michael Laudrup unveiled as Al Rayyan coach

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Doha (AFP) Michael Laudrup revealed he had turned down job offers from China and the United States as he was officially unveiled as the new coach of Qatar Stars League champions Al Rayyan on Monday.

Laudrup also said he had no desire to return to La Liga where he has managed Getafe and Mallorca nor the English Premier League where he coached Swansea City.

Al Sadd

Mundial de Clubes 2011: Al Sadd 2 Sperance Esportive 1

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11.12.2011 - Por Cuartos de Final y con goles de Khalfan AL KHALFAN (33') y Abdulla KONI (49'), Al Sadd (Qatar) venció (2-1) a Sperance Esportive (Túnez) (Ousama DARRAGI, 60') y pasó a semifinales del Mundial de Clubes (2011) para enfrentar a Barcelona (15.

Al Sadd Defy Odds To Take Asian Crown

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"I think I am not in the best condition to analyse it. At this moment, my feeling is stronger than my reason."

Those were the words of Jorge Fossati, the coach of newly-crowned Asian Champions Al Sadd, deep in the bowels of Jeonju World Cup Stadium on Saturday evening. The Uruguayan had just watched a fantastic final in which his team overcame favourites and host Jeonbuk Motors thanks to a penalty shootout.

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Abbondanzieri heads to Inter

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Roberto Abbondanzieri now heads to Brazil (Futbol Real) As was tweeted on Monday night, a report published on South American Fútbol came true on Tuesday when Boca goalkeeper Roberto Abbondanzieri made the rumored move to Internacional.

It could end up being a blessing in disguise for to have been demoted in the end for ex-Boca goalkeeper as Inter are making every effort to bolster up their roster for their two-fronted assault in both Copa Libertadores as well as domestically.

Abbondanzieri heads to Inter

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Roberto Abbondanzieri now heads to Brazil (Futbol Real) As was tweeted on Monday night, a report published on South American Fútbol came true on Tuesday when Boca goalkeeper Roberto Abbondanzieri made the rumored move to Internacional.

It could end up being a blessing in disguise for to have been demoted in the end for ex-Boca goalkeeper as Inter are making every effort to bolster up their roster for their two-fronted assault in both Copa Libertadores as well as domestically.

Is Sandro Ranieri finally going to join Tottenham Hotspur?

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Is the Sandro Ranieri saga about to end?

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According to Sandro Ranieri's agent, Luíz Paulo Chignall, the player has agreed personal terms with Spurs.

However, the midfielder's representative also made it clear that Internacional and Tottenham have yet to come to an agreement over the fee.

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Copa Sudamericana: LDQ Vs. River Plate (Uru)

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River Plate se presentó en Quito prácticamente sin media cancha con 3 ó 4 al ataque constantemente preocuparon a la Liga solo al inicio, pero al minuto 13 Néicer Reasco es derribado por Sosa y el arbitro señala el penal que cobra muy bien Claudio Bieler.

Copa Sudamericana: River Plate Vs. LDUQ

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Jorge Fossati no regresaba al Estadio Centenario desde el repechaje, cuando dirigía a la selección de Uruguay frente a Australia, que se perdió en penales en Sidney. Enfrentaba a otro ex seleccionador Uruguayo y a quién había sustituido en dicho cargo, al controversial y trasgresor  Juan Ramón Carrasco.

Recopa Sudamericana, partido de ida: LDU vence al Inter de Porto Alegre

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En el partido de ida celebrado en el Estadio Beira-Rio el campeón de la Copa Sudamericana, Internacional de Porto Alegre, recibió hoy al campeón de la Copa Libertadores, Liga Deportiva Universitaria de Quito, donde este último logró el triunfo de visitante por 1 a 0 con gol del argentino  Claudio Beiler ante una gran jugada de Cristian Lara.

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Qatar appoint Fossati in bid to revive World Cup hopes

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Doha (AFP) Qatar confirmed on Saturday that Jorge Fossati is the new national team coach, tasked with trying to revive the country's fading hopes of makingitsfirst ever World Cup finals in Russia in 2018.

The appointment was confirmed in a message posted on Twitter by the Qatar Football Association, which read simply: "Mr Jorge Fossati is back officially to be the head coach of our national team.

El misterio de la Virgen de Colón.

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19.10.2011 - "Los fieles viven con desolación este acontecimiento", leyó en su homilía Monseñor José María Arancedo (Arzobispo de Santa Fe) durante la Misa celebrada (en desagravio) en la Basílica de Guadalupe, "lamento no haber tenido estos datos sobre su paradero.

RIP: Nacional’s Diego Rodriguez dies after car crash

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A fan's homage to Diego Rodriguez

Yesterday it was reported that Diego Rodriguez, 22, was in critical condition following a car crash that left him suffering a fractured skull, brain damage, punctured liver, broken ribs among other injuries. The accident occurred on Thursday when the player's car collided with a truck on Montevideo's seafront boulevard (near the center of the city).