Starlets qualify for Women’s Nations Cup after E. Guinea disqualified

first_img“On the 9th of June 2018, Kenya submitted an official protest before Match no. 30, Equatorial Guinea vs. Kenya which was played in the frame of Total Women’s Africa Cup of Nations – Ghana 2018,” the ruling read.“In their initial letter, Kenya was protesting the eligibility of 6 players, however, they only maintained their protest regarding one player: Anette Jacky MESSOMO. The player in question was allegedly of Cameroonian nationality and had played for several European based clubs.”“Considering CAF Statutes; CAF Regulations, in particular the Regulations of the Women AFCON 2018; and the CAF Disciplinary Code, the Disciplinary Board decides that Kenya’s protest is upheld; A sanction of 10, 0000 USD (Ten Thousand Dollars) is imposed on the Equatorial Guinea FA; and Equatorial Guinea’s Team is disqualified from the TOTAL African Women’s Cup of Nations 2018,” continued the letter.Starlets will be making a second appearance at the competition following their maiden appearance in 2016.The eight-nation tournament will be played in Ghana between November 7, and December 1, 2018.0Shares0000(Visited 3 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Harambee Starlets players Mwanahalima Adam and Sheryl Angachi celebrate with scorer Teresa Engesha during their African Women’s Cup of Nations qualifier against Equatorial Guinea at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on June 6, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluNAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – Harambee Starlets got a reprieve where they will compete at the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) to be hosted in Ghana next month, following the disqualification of Equatorial Guinea by CAF.Starlets had lost 3-2 on aggregate to Equatorial Guinea in the final qualifying round, but an appeal lodged by Football Kenya Federation over the eligibility of six players who played a part in the qualifier was upheld by the continental body.last_img read more

In case you haven’t seen Joe Hart saving an Ibrahimovic penalty then watch here

first_img1 Despite this fantastic Joe Hart penalty save, Man City still threw away their lead in Paris, drawing 2-2 with PSG in the Champions League quarter-final.David Luiz was tripped by Bacary Sagna for the spot-kick, but England goalkeeper Hart got down superbly to keep Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s effort out.Shortly before half-time Kevin De Bruyne opened the scoring but a mistake by Fernando on the edge of his own box, allowed Ibrahimovic to finally get the ball past Hart.VIDEO: FERNANDO ERROR LEADS TO PSG EQUALISERThe second leg will take place on 12 April. Watch Joe Hart saving Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s penalty last_img