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Morgan calls for support

first_imgReggae Boyz and Leicester City captain Wes Morgan is hoping to continue his finest year in football to date with the Reggae Boyz as he rallies Jamaicans to help the national senior team to victory over Costa Rica next month in their key World Cup qualifier at the National Stadium.The Jamaicans will face off against a strong Costa Rican outfit on Friday, March 25, with the aim of pushing up the table after losing their opener to Panama (0-2) before their close 1-0 win over Haiti.Jamaica sits third in Group B with three points, with Costa Rica leading the way with six, followed by Panama on three and Haiti without a point.”I am asking the Jamaican people to come and support the Reggae Boyz and help us in our conquest to try and qualify for the World Cup,” said Morgan, who has captained Leicester City to the top of the Barclays Premier League.Morgan was speaking via a recording played at the Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) secretariat yesterday.”We need you guys to come to the Stadium and make as much noise as possible and give us the drive and determination to perform and give our very best. We need you all there, so the more the merrier. Please come and support us. We need you guys, and, of course, see you guys at the game, and all the very best,” he said.last_img read more

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Ivory Coast have ‘no news’ of absent Yaya Toure

first_imgThe four-time African Player of the Year originally retired from international duty on 100 caps after winning the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.“The technical staff has no news of Yaya Toure,” the FIF said at the team’s training session in Beauvais, north of Paris.The Ivory Coast, who failed to qualify for the World Cup, play friendlies in France against Togo on March 24 and Moldova three days later.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Yaya Toure captained the Ivory Coast to victory over Ghana in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations final © AFP/File / KHALED DESOUKIABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, Mar 20 – Ivory Coast’s Football Federation (FIF) on Tuesday said it had “no news” of the whereabouts of star midfielder Yaya Toure, who did not turn up for training in France ahead of upcoming friendlies.The 34-year-old Manchester City player came out of international retirement last December and was named in the Ivory Coast squad by interim coach Ibrahima Kamara.last_img read more

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