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French President Emmanuel Macron and Moroccan King Mohammed VI shake hands as they inaugurate a high-speed line at Rabat train station, in Rabat, France November 15, 2018. Christophe Archambault-Pool via Reuters

Morocco inaugurates Africa’s fastest train

King Mohammed VI and French President Emmanuel Macron boarded the train for the inaugural trip from Tangier to the capital Rabat.

Spanish federation delays approval of Girona-Barca match in Miami

La Liga’s plans to move Girona’s fixture with Barcelona on Jan. 26 to Miami hang in the balance, after the Spanish soccer federation (RFEF) declined to authorise the move until it received more information on the game.

Spanish La Liga announces plans to play regular season games in US, Canada in...

La Liga’s organising body announced on Thursday that it plans to hold regular season Spanish top flight games in the United States in the future.

Video technology introduced in Spanish football

It was used to award midfielder Pablo Sarabia with Sevilla’s opening goal against FC Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup.
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Barcelona fight back to win Spanish Super Cup

Barcelona battled back to defeat Sevilla 2-1 and win the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday with French World Cup winner Ousmane Dembele hitting a sensational winner to help give Lionel Messi a winning start as captain.
Sevilla FC

Sevilla threaten to quit Super Cup in row over Barcelona’s non-EU players

Sevilla say they could withdraw from Sunday’s Spanish Super Cup if opponents Barcelona name more than three non-European Union players for the match.
Gerard Pique

Gerard Pique: No U-turn on decision to retire from Spain

Gerard Pique says he will not reverse his decision to retire from international football despite a recent conversation with Spain coach Luis Enrique.
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Spanish Supercup to take place in Morocco

The Spanish Supercup will be held outside Spain for the first time this year after the RFEF confirmed plans to stage the match in Tangier, Morocco.

Morocco officially unveils bid for 2026 World Cup

The African nation announced on Wednesday that they are now in the running to host the tournament against a supremely confident and organised joint campaign from the US, Canada and Mexico.

FIFA returns to Morocco for more inspections amid World Cup bid

Fifa, the global football authority, is expected to travel to Morocco where they will carry out an unexpected second inspection of Morocco as part of the bidding process for the 2026 Fifa World Cup.

NFF supremo Amaju Pinnick charges Super Eagles to win CHAN trophy for President Buhari

The firm exhortation by Nigeria FA boss, Amaju Pinnick, to win the African Nations Championship trophy for President Muhammadu Buhari will be ringing in the ears of the Super Eagles as they file out against host nation Morocco in the Final on Sunday.

CHAN: Fans want Super Eagles to improve goal scoring abilities

Football fans in Ebonyi have called on the CHAN Super Eagles to improve on their goal scoring abilities to increase its chances of winning the ongoing tournament in Morocco.

CHAN: Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa explains his good form

Nigeria goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has explained his good form at the on-going 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals in Morocco.

CHAN: Super Eagles set up Sudan semifinal clash

Nigeria’s Super Eagles has booked their place in the final four of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) with a 2-1 win over Angola at the Stade Ibn Batouta in Tangier on Sunday.

CHAN: Super Eagles overcome Angola to advance into semi-finals

The home-based Super Eagles fought back from a goal down to beat Angola 2-1 after extra-time in the quarter-finals of the Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) in Tangier, Morocco on Sunday.

CHAN: Sudan victory over Zambia as a ‘miracle’ – coach

Sudan's coach Zdravko Logarusic has hailed his side's surprise 1-0 victory over Zambia in the quarter-finals of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) as a "miracle".

CHAN: Super Eagles striker Anthony Okpotu eyes goals against Angola

Super Eagles team B striker Anthony Okpotu is aiming to get more goals as they battle Angola in today’s CAF African Nations Championship quarter-final in Tangier, Morocco.

CHAN: Angola’s game is like a final – Salisu Yusuf

Coach Salisu Yusuf says he will be treating Super Eagles’ quarter-final match against Angola like a title clash.

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