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Eritrea's soccer team defects … again - Washington Post
Ten members of Eritrea's national soccer team are reported to be seeking asylum in Botswana, where the team had traveled this week to play a World Cup qualifying game. According to Reuters, the players had refused to board their flight home Wednesday ...
Defectors use soccer to escape persecution in Eritrea - Fusion
What's caught a few eyes, however, is that once again Eritrean players are defecting in large numbers. The squad that traveled to Botswana only had a handful of caps among them, which isn't surprising as the nation's player pool had already been ...
A National Team Without a Country - New York Times
New York Times
This group of 18 was different, though, and not only because they comprised the majority of the Eritrean men's national soccer team, and the team's doctor. They were unique because they arrived here in the same manner they had fled their homeland: ...and more »
Eritrea Football Association Info & Statistics
||Founded: 1996, Affiliated: 1998
||Jerseys: Blue, Shorts:Red, Stockings:Green