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February 1, 2004

Premier League set for winter break

Filed under: World Cup 2006 — Ivan @ 10:08 am

The News Review:

* Egypt reveal Nations Cup plans
* Mmegi Online ::> news we need to know
* Football teams to train in February
* Premier League set for winter break
* ABC Sport – Cricket – Ponting figures in Tassie sports awards
* BBC SPORT | Golf | Bjorn storms ahead
* Vail Daily News for Vail and Beaver Creek Colorado – Sports

Egypt reveal Nations Cup plans
go.com – Jan 30, 2004
Renovations are also being planned to the stadium at SuezCity. ‘Some of these stadiums will be ready by the end of thisyear and others ready by late 2005,’ said Youssef El Dashoury,president of the Egyptian Football Association. Egypt will be hosting the Nations Cup for the fourth time, anew record for African football. No dates have yet to be decided for the 2006 tournament butit is expected to again be held in January and February as theWorld Cup finals will be played in Germany later the same year. For the first time, the Nations Cup holder will notautomatically qualify for the 2006 finals but have to go throughthe qualifying campaign, replicating changes made to the WorldCup format by FIFA. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have alsoannounced that the squad size for the 2006 finals will beextended to 23 players, including three goalkeepers. The host for the 2008 Nations Cup finals is to be decided byCAF later this year.

Mmegi Online ::> news we need to know
Mmegi – Jan 30, 2004
Local soccer enthusiasts have every reason to follow the spectacle because four of the countries in the tournament will face Botswana at some stage later this year. Kenya, Guinea, Morocco and Tunisia have been slotted in Group Five with Botswana and Malawi for the 2006 Africa Cup of Nations-cum-World Cup qualifying games. The fact that the four countries have qualified for this year?s Africa Cup of Nations Cup (AFCON) proves that they are some of the continent?s soccer powerhouses. Tunisia qualified automatically as the host country but they have a magnificent record in African football. Both Tunisia and Morocco have played in the AFCON finals on numerous occasions besides qualifying for the World Cup three times each. Guinea have a fairly good record in African football especially the AFCON while Kenya is makings its fourth appearance in the continental showpiece… Tunisia qualified automatically as the host country but they have a magnificent record in African football. Both Tunisia and Morocco have played in the AFCON finals on numerous occasions besides qualifying for the World Cup three times each. Guinea have a fairly good record in African football especially the AFCON while Kenya is makings its fourth appearance in the continental showpiece. Though Malawi?s fortunes in African football has flagged in recent years, they are still capable of springing surprises. Save for Kenya, Morocco, Tunisia and Guinea have already won their opening games in the Africa Cup of Nations tournament. In Group Five, only Botswana has not qualified for the AFCON finals. Perhaps due to shortage of funds, the Botswana Football Association (BFA), Chief Executive, Falcon Sedimo said they have not sent ?spies? to study their prospective opponents.

Football teams to train in February
Viet Nam News – Jan 30, 2004
The two
teams will be trained in the National Sports Centre No 1 in Ha
Noi. From
Febbruary 18 to March 31, the national men?s football team will
compete in the World Cup 2006 qualifying round. Viet Nam
will play against the Maldives on February 18 and Lebanon on March
31 in My Dinh National Stadium in Ha Noi. The team
will then train in the Republic of Korea in June and in China in
August before taking part in the annual International Football
Tournament HCM City – LG Cup, the HCM City Sports Newspaper
Football Tournament – JVC Cup, and the qualifying round of the
Tiger Cup 2004 in Malaysia. The Viet Nam
Football Federation (VFF) is seeking a foreign coach for the team. Austrian coach Alfred Riedl resigned after SEA Games 22, which was
held late last year.

Premier League set for winter break
go.com – Jan 30, 2004
‘ Premiership adopts nine-point administration penaltyThe Premier League chairmen have agreed to a nine-point deduction for clubs that go into administration. The penalty will commence after June 3, 2004. The Football League, comprising the three divisions below the top flight, voted last year to deduct 10 points from clubs in administration, a form of creditor protection and will also begin next season. The Scottish Premier League agreed the same punishment last week. Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore sais: ‘If a club go into adminstration and can relieve themselves of debt it gives an unfair advantage in terms of league position. ‘The view of the clubs is that there should be a big disincentive for clubs to overspend and overstretch themselves – that’s why there will be a nine-point sanction. ‘Magnier turns screw on Sir Alex and Man Utd John Magnier and J.

ABC Sport – Cricket – Ponting figures in Tassie sports awards
abc.net.au – Jan 31, 2004
But it was Tasmania’s rowers who claimed most of the honours. Tasmania’s world champion rowers Kerry Hore and Dana Faletic were given the top female honours at the ceremony, attended by more than 400 people. Tasmanian rowing coach John Driessen won Coach of the Year. Veteran rower Stephen Hawkins became the 84th member of the Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame. Ponting was also named Sports Personality of the Year. Despite being rested in this Sunday’s match against Western Australia, Ponting did not attend the awards, choosing to stay with the team in Perth.

BBC SPORT | Golf | Bjorn storms ahead
BBC News – Jan 29, 2004
South Africa’s defending champion Ernie Els struggled to a two-under-par 70, while Lee Westwood carded 72 and Colin Montgomerie had a 73. Bjorn went out in 30 courtesy of four birdies and an eagle, and picked up a further three shots coming home, marred only by a bogey at the short 12th. Faldo, intent on breaking back into Europe’s Ryder Cup side this September, went out in one-under after starting at the 10th. But he then fired six birdies on the way back, including four in a row from the second hole, to take an early lead. America’s Open champion Ben Curtis shot 68, while local favourite Thongchai Jaidee was five under with a 67. England’s Justin Rose ground out a level-par 72 and countryman Brian Davis took 71.

Vail Daily News for Vail and Beaver Creek Colorado – Sports
Vail Daily News – Jan 31, 2004
Freestyle Grand National under the lights in Deer Valley Resort, Utah. Vail’s Toby Dawson took third place with Nate Roberts in fourth. NBC will televise coverage of the World Cup weekend Feb. The weekend concluded with a doubleheader – aerials in the daytime and duals at night before wildly enthusiastic crowds of several thousand. “Oh man, I feel like it’s August and I just finished two-a-days,” Bloom, the reigning duals world champion and a wide receiver and kick returner for the University of Colorado football team, said after his final duel with Lahtela, the 2002 Olympic moguls champ on Deer Valley’s Champion run… The weekend concluded with a doubleheader – aerials in the daytime and duals at night before wildly enthusiastic crowds of several thousand. “Oh man, I feel like it’s August and I just finished two-a-days,” Bloom, the reigning duals world champion and a wide receiver and kick returner for the University of Colorado football team, said after his final duel with Lahtela, the 2002 Olympic moguls champ on Deer Valley’s Champion run. “I need a waterboy and a trainer. “Fourth Friday in moguls as Dawson and Lahtela went 1-2, Bloom conceded he was “frustrated” with not being in the top three. I wanted to win,” he said, “but we put on a show and that’s what the crowd wanted.

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