2024 Olympic Games Qualifiers: Morocco Beat Namibia 2-0

Rabat – The Moroccan women’s national football team beat Namibia 2-0, Tuesday at the HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan Sports Complex in Rabat, to advance to the third round of the African qualifiers for the 2024 Olympic Games.The Atlas Lionesses’ goa…

Rabat – The Moroccan women’s national football team beat Namibia 2-0, Tuesday at the HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan Sports Complex in Rabat, to advance to the third round of the African qualifiers for the 2024 Olympic Games.

The Atlas Lionesses’ goals were scored by Imane Saoud (76th) and Ghizlane Chebbak (89th).

In the first-leg game, held on October 26th in Marrakech, the Moroccan team bested Namibia 2-0.

The 3rd round games will be played on February 19-28, 2024.

Five African countries participated in the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament since its debut in Atlanta in 1996: Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The two representatives of Africa in the Paris Olympics will be known at the end of the fourth and final round (April 1-9).

Source: Agency Morocaine De Presse

Morocco’s WAC Edge Tunisia’s ES de Tunis in AFL Semi-Final First Leg

Casablanca – Morocco’s Wydad de Casablanca (WAC) beat Tunisia’s Esperance sportif de Tunis 1-0, in the first leg of the semi-final of the African Football League (AFL), held Sunday at the Mohammed V sports complex in Casablanca.The only goal of this t…

Casablanca – Morocco’s Wydad de Casablanca (WAC) beat Tunisia’s Esperance sportif de Tunis 1-0, in the first leg of the semi-final of the African Football League (AFL), held Sunday at the Mohammed V sports complex in Casablanca.

The only goal of this tense game was scored by Hicham Boussefiane (58th minute).

Last Thursday, WAC had clinched their ticket to the semis after defeating Nigeria’s Enyimba FC 3-0, in the quarter-final second leg, confirming its 1-0 win in the first leg game.

ES Tunis advanced to the semis after beating Congolese TP Mazembé 3-0, last Thursday in Tunis, overcoming their first leg defeat (1-0) in Dar Es Salem (Tanzania).

The two teams will play the second-leg game on November 1 at the Hammadi Agrebi stadium in Tunis.

In the other semi-final first leg, played earlier in the day, the South Africans of Mamelodi Sundowns bested Egypt’s Al Ahly 1-0, at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria.

Source: Agency Morocaine De Presse

Kenyan Limo Kiprop Wins 14th Casablanca International Marathon

Casablanca – Kenyan Limo Kiprop on Sunday won the 14th Casablanca International Marathon, finishing in 2:13:29.The Kenyan athlete crossed the finish line ahead of Moroccans Mohamed Talhaoui (2:13:35) and Mountacer Zaghou (2:17:04).In the women’s categ…

Casablanca – Kenyan Limo Kiprop on Sunday won the 14th Casablanca International Marathon, finishing in 2:13:29.

The Kenyan athlete crossed the finish line ahead of Moroccans Mohamed Talhaoui (2:13:35) and Mountacer Zaghou (2:17:04).

In the women’s category, Kenyan Mukami Waithira came in first place (2:29:46), advancing her compatriot Paskalia Chipkorir (2:31:51) and Ethiopian Gode Chala Jijo (2:37:39).

More than 10,500 athletes from 38 countries participated in this sporting event that offered three major events this year: the 42 km Marathon, the 21 km Half-Marathon and the 10 km Race.

Source: Agency Morocaine De Presse

Qatar Team Finishes Fourth in Asian Handball Qualification for Paris 2024 Olympic Games

Doha, Qatar handball team finished fourth in the Asian Men’s Handball Qualification for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games after losing to the South Korean team 32/38 in the match staged today to determine third and fourth places.The Qatari team missed the o…

Doha, Qatar handball team finished fourth in the Asian Men’s Handball Qualification for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games after losing to the South Korean team 32/38 in the match staged today to determine third and fourth places.

The Qatari team missed the opportunity to secure the qualification ticket for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games following a semi-final defeat against Bahrain as well as its loss today against the South Korean team to settle in fourth place.

Source: Qatar News Agency

Abdullah Al Tamimi Wins Qatar Squash Federation 4 Title

Doha, – Qatari player Abdullah Al Tamimi claimed Qatar Squash Federation (QSF) 4 title at Bronze level event within the world squash association tour categories, after his difficult victory over his Egyptian counterpart Tarek Momen with a score of 3/2 …

Doha, – Qatari player Abdullah Al Tamimi claimed Qatar Squash Federation (QSF) 4 title at Bronze level event within the world squash association tour categories, after his difficult victory over his Egyptian counterpart Tarek Momen with a score of 3/2 in the final match at Khalifa International Tennis & Squash Complex.

The rounds of the match, which lasted for an hour and 12 minutes, were 7-11, 11-3, 12-10, 6-11, 12-10 for Al Tamimi.

Al Tamimi presented a distinguished performance throughout the strong and balanced match for both players.

This is the first title for Abdullah Al Tamimi in a bronze category tournament of the world squash association tour categories.

Al Tamimi expressed his great happiness at winning the QSF 4 title, especially since it was his first title in the Bronze category during his career in the world of squash, saying that this achievement is an incentive to continue victories in the future.

For his part, Secretary General of the Qatar Tennis, Squash and Badminton Federation Tariq Zainal praised the great success of the QSF 4 Championship in the Bronze category within the world squash association tour championships, noting the participation of a distinguished group of internationally ranked players and strong competitions throughout its various rounds until the final match.

Zainal congratulated Al Tamimi after he managed to win the title, adding that he deserved to be crowned for the wonderful technical levels presented during the tournament.

Source: Qatar News Agency

3rd Qatar Arabian Horse Breeders Cup Wrapped Up

Doha, – The 3rd Qatar Arabian Horse Breeders Cup, organized by Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club over three days, concluded on Friday.Within stallions competitions, Zain Al Mishraf, owned by Al Mishraf Stud won first place and the gold medal, Arkan Al S…

Doha, – The 3rd Qatar Arabian Horse Breeders Cup, organized by Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club over three days, concluded on Friday.

Within stallions competitions, Zain Al Mishraf, owned by Al Mishraf Stud won first place and the gold medal, Arkan Al Sraiya, owned by Al Sraiya Stud finished second with silver, and Mashhoor Umm, owned by Mana Abdul Hadi Al Shahwani came in third place with bronze medal.

One-year-old fillies were won by Haffana Al Jassim, owned by Al Jassim Stud, with gold medal, Farida Al Jassimya, owned by Al Jassimya Farm, with silver medal, and Qamra Al Jamal, owned by Al Jamal Stud, with bronze medal.

Source: Qatar News Agency