thanx a lot for the GREAT news. i now our little peles will come
through. my question is: is there a web site where we can find pictures
of our little peles (like last yr). if u know pls could u post the URL.
* Yonas Berhe Tesfamariam | Web page: http://www.wam.umd.edu/~selam/ *
* University of Maryland at College Park | Email: email@example.com *
* "Everyday is a SUNNY day if you can see pass the CLOUDS." *
* - Yonas B.T.(1995) *
On Sun, 20 Jul 1997, Embaie A. Ferrow wrote:
> FC Keren defeated Dynamo Kiev by 5 to 3 yesterday and took home the Gothia
> Cup championship for boys aged 12.
> FC Keren came to the finals by beating their opponents by large margins and
> earning respect and support of the Swedish public. Nonetheless, though they
> dominated the match to 70%., they were unable to score a single goal in the
> match again Dynamo Kiev. The young boys from Kiev put an impressive defense
> and at times were very near to scoring by countering. The match ended in a
> tie and was decided, according to Gothia Cup regulation, by direct penalty
> kicks. The Eritrean goalie, who only five minutes before the countdown was
> an ordinary player, saved the first penalty kick and decided the outcome of
> the match and the tournament.
> The Swedish newspapers noted in today's issues the outstanding achievements
> of African teams in this year Gothia Cup. Of the total 56 nations and over
> 1200 teams three out of the seven African teams that participated made it to
> the finals and won the championships in their respective age groups; Eritrea
> for boys age 12, Liberia for boys age 13, and Ghana for the most prestigious
> age group 18. Moreover Haile Goitom from FC Keren and number 6 from Ashanti
> were nominated All Star Players of their respective groups.
> It was nice to watch these young Kerenites line up in Scandinavia's biggest
> football stadium, the Ulevi, with the Eritrean flag hoisted by a beautiful
> lady in Swedish dress and listen, with wet eyes, to the national anthem of
> With best wishes