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Salif Sané loses the Africa Cup of Nations final with Senegal

Salif Sané and Senegal slipped to a 1-0 defeat in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations last night against Algeria, meaning their wait for a first African title goes on.

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Salif Sané in Africa Cup final with Senegal

Salif Sané and Senegal have reached the final of the Africa Cup 2019 after a 1-0 win over Tunisia in Cairo on Sunday (14/07).

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Salif Sané celebrates comeback with quarter-final win

Salif Sané has two reasons to celebrate on Wednesday (10/07), as the centre-back reached the semi-final of the Africa Cup of Nations with Senegal thanks to a 1-0 victory over Benin, keeping the dream of lifting the trophy alive. The 28 year old also made his return from injury.

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McKennie starts as captain but USA lose in the Gold Cup final

The USA national team were the defending champions but fell at the final hurdle in the defence of their title. On Monday night, Weston McKennie’s team lost 1-0 in the Gold Cup final against Mexico. In front of a packed crowd of 62,493 in Chicago, Schalke’s midfield dynamo started as captain for his country for the first time in his career.

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Salif Sané and Senegal reach the quarterfinals

Dreams of AFCON glory live on for Salif Sané, whose Senegal side booked their place in the quarterfinals with a 1-0 victory over underdogs Uganda on Friday night.

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Weston McKennie on target again as USA reach Gold Cup final

The USMNT have taken the next step on their way to defending their Gold Cup title. Weston McKennie played his part once again, as the US side overcame Jamaica with a 3-1 victory on Thursday (04/07). The Royal Blue had scored the only goal of the game in the previous game, as Gregg Berhalter’s side beat Curacao 1-0 in the quarter final.

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Gold Cup: Weston McKennie heads USA into the semi-finals

Weston McKennie was the USA’s match winner on Monday morning against Curacao in the Gold Cup. The midfielder, whose contract extension had been announced earlier that day at Schalke, headed home a Christian Pulisic cross in the 25th minute to win the game.

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Title dream quashed – Nübel and Serdar lose U21 European Championship final against Spain

The Germany U21 side, including S04 duo, Alexander Nübel and Suat Serdar, lost on Sunday (30/6) against Spain, narrowly missing out on the U21 European title. Despite a good performance against Spain, the DFB juniors were unsuccessful during their 2-1 loss in Udine.

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Alexander Nübel and Suat Serdar reach EURO U21 final

There is reason to celebrate after the German U12 side and Royal Blue duo Alexander Nübel and Suat Serdar reached the U21 European Championship final on Thursday (27/06). The national team overcame Romania with a 4-2 victory thanks to a courageous performance in extreme temperatures.

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Gold Cup: McKennie’s team progress into the quarter-finals undefeated

Weston McKennie did not feature in the USA’s last group game of this year’s Gold Cup. The Royal Blue midfielder watched on from the bench as his team, who had already qualified for the quarter-finals after two wins, celebrated a 1-0 win against Panama.

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Jonjoe Kenny scores spectacular goal in England draw

England’s U21s picked up a point in their final match at the European Championship in a 3-3 draw against Croatia on Monday 24th June. New signing Jonjoe Kenny scored from distance to give his side the 3-2 lead.

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S04 duo reach the U21 Euros semi-finals

After a 1-1 draw with Austria on Sunday evening (23/6), Germany U21s reached the semi-finals of the U21 European Championships. On top of that, they also secured qualification for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Alexander Nübel started the game, while Suat Serdar came on in the 56th minute.

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Record win for Weston McKennie and the USA at the Gold Cup

Two games, two wins: The USA National Team have secured their passage to the next stages of the Gold Cup with a game to spare, beating Trinidad and Tobago 6-0 in Cleveland on Sunday.

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U21 Euros: New signing Jonjoe Kenny knocked out with England

Jonjoe Kenny and the England U21s suffered a disappointing exit from the U21 Euros on Friday evening (21/6). Schalke’s new signing from Everton was part of the England team that lost 4-2 to Romania.

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Germany U21s shine in 6-1 win over Serbia – Nübel only beaten from the spot

The Germany U21 national team have one foot in the semi-final of the EURO U21 Championship. After a 6-1 win over Serbia in Trieste (20/06), in which Alexander Nübel was only beaten from the penalty spot (as was also the case in the 3-1 win over Denmark), the German side lead Group B after taking a maximum six points from two games.

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Weston McKennie starts the Gold Cup with a 4-0 win

The US national side began their Gold Cup campaign with a convincing 4-0 win over Guyana on Wednesday morning (19/6). Weston McKennie started the game in Saint Paul/Minnesota and assisted the first goal for Paul Arriola in the 28th minute.

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Successful start for S04 duo at U21 Euros

On Monday, Alexander Nübel and the Germany U21s began their U21 Euros campaign with a win. The Germans put in a convincing performance as they beat Denmark 3-1 in Udine.

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Successful friendly for Salif Sané

Senegal are ready and prepared for the Africa Cup. Salif Sané and his teammates celebrated a 1-0 victory against Nigeria in their final test ahead of the tournament on Sunday (16/6) in a game held behind closed doors. Idrissa Gueye scored the only goal of the game in the 20th minute.

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Royal-Blue duo and S04 newcomer to go to the U21 Euros

Alexander Nübel , Suat Serdar and Jonjoe Kenny, two current S04 players and one newcomer, will be travelling to take part in the U21 Euros in Italy and San Marino. The competition starts on Sunday and both teams, Germany and England are favourites to win the tournament.

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Salif Sané to play in the Africa Cup of Nations

The Africa Cup will take place in the summer for the first time this year. The tournament held in Egypt between June 21 and July 19 will see one Royal Blue take part: Salif Sané.