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AFC Cup 2019: North Korea and Lebanon's Top Moment

AFC Cup 2019: North Korea and Lebanon's Top Moment

The AFC Cup is a fascinating tournament that always involves football with politics and other different issues.
The 2019 edition of the competition has gathered Lebanese champions Al-Ahed, who are related to the Hezbollah, and April 25 - North Korea’s biggest club. A football match between Hassan Nassrallah and Kim Jong-un. Game on!

Kenichi Yatsuhashi: An Interview With a Japanese Coach Transcending Borders

Kenichi Yatsuhashi: An Interview With a Japanese Coach Transcending Borders

He’s been coaching in central Asia, the US, Middle East and West Africa. He nurtured football culture in Kyrgyzstan, worked at the famous Aspire Academy in Qatar and guided Hearts of Oak in Ghana. The amazing career of Kenichi Yatsuhashi is indeed a fascinating one. Walid Bylka interviewed him exclusively for BabaGol: They talked African football, the best food he had in his journeys, and where he was blamed to be an engineer rather than a football coach. A must-read interview.