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Israeli basketball player joins Moroccan league

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Al-Araby

Rabat – Israeli basketball player Mohamed Abu Arisha is getting ready to play for Morocco’s Michlifen Ifrane Basketball Association (AMI), to become the first Israeli player contracted by an Arab team, Israel Hayom newspaper reported on Tuesday. The 24-year-old athlete played for Hapoel Beersheba in the Israeli Basketball Premier League and Israel’s National Team, before heading to Morocco more than two months ago to join AMI’s training sessions, according to the Israeli daily. The Moroccan team has officially shared Mohammed’s picture with the AMI uniform, while Israeli media are branding the…

Aboubakar takes host Cameroon into knockouts at African Cup

Yaounde, Cameroon captain Vincent Aboubakar and Karl Toko Ekambi both scored twice as the host team recovered from going 1-0 down in the fourth minute to overwhelm Ethiopia 4-1 on Thursday at the African Cup of Nations.Cameroon became the first team th...

Mané saves Senegal, Morocco beats Ghana at African Cup

Yaounde, Sadio Mané saved Senegal with a 97th-minute penalty to beat Zimbabwe 1-0 while Morocco won the first meeting of heavyweights at the African Cup of Nations with a late goal to edge Ghana 1-0 on Monday.Neither game produced much high-quality soc...

Siakam scores 29, Raptors beat Pelicans for 6th straight win

Toronto, Pascal Siakam had 29 points and 10 rebounds, Fred VanVleet scored 32 points and the Toronto Raptors extended their winning streak to a season-high six games with a 105-101 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday night.OG Anunoby scored 12 ...

Africa Cup of Nations: The key facts on Morocco

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Al-Araby

North African nation Morocco, will play Ghana, the Comoros and Gabon in Group C of the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon from 10 February. Key factsPopular name: Atlas Lions Rankings: 2 Africa, 28 world Captain: Romain Saiss Coach: Vahid Halilhodzic (BIH) Qualifying results: Mauritania 0-0 0-0, Burundi 1-0 3-0, Central African Republic 4-1 2-0 Scorers: 3 – Hakim Ziyech, 2 – Achraf Hakimi, Youssef en-Nesyri, 1 – Zakaria Aboukhlal, Munir el Haddadi, Noussair Mazraoui Previous appearances: 17 Best placing: Champions 1976 SquadGoalkeepers: Yassine Bounou (Sevilla/ESP), Monir el Kajoui (Hatayspor/T…

Mobley, Love help Cavaliers rally past Pacers 108-104

Cleveland, Jan. Rookie Evan Mobley had 24 points and nine rebounds, Kevin Love scored 20 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 108-104 win over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday night.Jarrett Allen scored 18 points and...

Novak Djokovic withdraws from ATP Cup

Manama, World number one Novak Djokovic will not compete at the upcoming ATP Cup in Sydney which adds to speculation whether he will be at the Australian Open in Melbourne. ATP Cup organisers announced on Wednesday that Djokovic "has withdrawn" from th...

Liverpool miss chance to close gap at top; Spurs held by Saints

Leicester, Wasteful Liverpool missed the chance to close the gap to leaders Manchester City after slipping to a 1-0 defeat to Leicester City in the Premier League. Liverpool had a host of chances, including a Mohamed Salah penalty, but failed to score ...