Guinea’s World Cup qualifying campaign mercifully comes to an end this Saturday as they travel to Côte d’Ivoire to face World Cup finalists out of the group and a side that has had Guinea’s number over the last few years. For Guinea their dreams of a spot in the 2010 Nations Cup are on the line. They must emerge with at least a point if they are to travel to Angola. Even a point may not be enough as their fate is ultimately in the hands of Malawi and Burkina Faso. Should Malawi win away against the Burkinabe then Malawi qualify. If Malawi draw then Guinea need to win. If Malawi lose then a Guinea win or draw will send them to Angola.
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Sorry for the lack of updates over the past couple of months. What has transpired in my absence? (more…)
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South Africa is now all but out of the picture. That leaves one thing for the Syli Nationale to play for, the 2010 African Cup of Nations in Angola. Their rivals in this battle will be the Flames of Malawi. The next two matches will likely determine who progresses to Angola and who falls into the abyss ... [read more]
Robert Nouzaret resigned following Guinea’s 2-1 defeat to Côte d’Ivoire at home in Conakry. A predictable decision by Nouzaret considering he would have been sacked anyway. Replacing Nouzaret will be Guinean legend Titi Camara, former Liverpool player. Camara will likely have the respect of his new charges and can hopefully ensure that Guinea play the final four ... [read more]
As expected the Syli Nationale failed to defeat Côte d’Ivoire at home, falling 2-1. At first sight not an awful scoreline considering what happened back in Ghana a year and a half ago. But Guinea’s lone goal from Sambegou Bangoura was a result of comical goal keeping. (more…)
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Guinea’s home match this weekend in Conakry against Cote d’Ivoire is the Syli Nationale’s last chance at salvaging their World Cup hopes. Any thing other than a win and the rest of the campaign will be about ensuring qualification for the Nations Cup in Angola. (more…)
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