SLOVAKIA STARTS QUALIFIERS AGAINST CYPRUS

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Slovakia will target victory when they take on Cyprus away from home in the first of ten qualifiers to decide whether the country would be represented at the World Cup 2022 in Qatar at the end of next year. Several countries on the European scene would be battling it out as the European qualifiers for Qatar 2022 begin. The World Cup tournament in Qatar is scheduled to take place for the final two months of next year. The tournament starts with the opening ceremony and the opening match on November 21 before it ends with the closing ceremony and the final match on December 18.

SKRINIAR LEADS INTER TO TOP SPOT

Slovakia national team defender Milan Skriniar has been in good form for Inter Milan this season especially in the Italian Serie A and his good form has propelled Inter Milan to the top of the table. Inter Milan secured the Italian Serie A summit last weekend with the impressive win over Lazio at home.


The Nerazzuri were able to capitalise on the slipup from former leaders and city rivals AC Milan. The Rossoneri were beaten 2-0 at newly promoted team Spezia on Saturday and Inter Milan took full advantage 24 hours later with the win over in-form Lazio.

DUBRAKA MAKES RETURN FROM INJURY

Slovakia international shot stopper Martin Dubravkamade his long awaited return from injury during the FA Cup third round clash at Arsenal some days back. The Slovakia goalkeeper had been out of action for several months as a result of the heel injury sustained last summer.

Martin Dubravka was ruled out of the start of this season after sustaining the heel injury in pre-season. The Slovakia player would go on to suffer a setback in his recovery from the injury in October. The Slovakia national team player returned to the Newcastle United squad for the first time during the recent league meeting at home to holders Liverpool which ended in a goalless draw.

SLOVAN BRATISLAVA REGAINS SUMMIT

Slovan Bratislava FC of Slovakia have gone to the top of the table after their slim win over ZlateMoravce over the weekend. The narrow victory ensured that they regained their place at the league summit in the first division of club football in Slovakia. DunajskaStreda had earlier replaced Slovan Bratislava at the league summit on Saturday evening.


DunajskaStreda beat Nitra 1-0 away from home to secure top spot on the Slovakia Super League table with young Croatian forward Marko Divkovic getting the only goal of the game in the 50th minute. With the win over Nitra taking DunajskaStreda to the league summit, Slovan Bratislava needed to beat ZlateMoravceto move above their rivals for the league title.

Slovakian Football to Reboot, Albert Meuma Confident

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More than 8519 km away from his home in Kenya, Albert Muema is hoping to leave a mark in the Slovakian football as he will start his career in MFK Lokomotiva Zvolen, the third-tier club. The Kenyan striker has already been able to impress during the training session that happens prior to the season and has already made a switch from First Division Football in Serbia before the Covid19 pandemic began.

LAVEZZI RETIRES FROM SOCCER

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Former PSG forward Ezequiel Lavezzi is hanging up his boots at the age of 34 after playing his last match with Chinese Super Lig side Hebei.
The Argentine, before moving to France made his name at Napoli together with Slovakia international Marek Hamsik. The duos time coincided with the rise of Napoli from being a perpetual midtable team to once who has grown to qualifying for the UEFA Champions League on a regular basis to challenging Juventus for the Serie A title and affording to fire Carlo Ancelloti.

Slovakia Ministry of Foreign Affairs Summons Tibor Peto

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Tibor Peto is the ambassador from Hungary to Slovakia. He was summoned by the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Slovakia when incidents of anti-Slovak comments and slogans happened at the qualifier match for Euro 2020 played between the two nations. The match was being played at Budapest when offensive slogans were heard from the spectators and the state symbols where denigrated. Meanwhile, the Ministry condemned the signs of hostility and aggression of the nationals along with the incidents of slogans and comments during the game.

The Ministry said that these kinds of expressions will not be accepted in the stadium as well as in other places. He added that incidents like these are very unsafe and dangerous. They can even upset the relations between Slovakia and Hungary. Tibor Peto has been asked by the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Slovakia to request the governmental authorities of Hungary so that they can give more attention to this incident. They must also use all the ways that are available to them so that they can eliminate it.