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Yasin Faray: Al-Shabaab’s Double-Pronged Assault in Eeldheer Ends in Crushing Defeat

Faray revealed that Al-Shabaab launched a dual-pronged assault on the district but failed to penetrate the defenses set by government forces and local allies at Eeldheer's outskirts. "The skirmish, which raged for nearly four hours, saw Al-Shabaab retreating with significant casualties," Faray reported.The Somali authorities announced Saturday that their troops, aided by clan militias, thwarted a terror attack on a military outpost in central Somalia, killing around 47 Al-Shabaab militants and injuring many others.Galmudug's…

Al-Shabaab Faces Significant Defeat in Somalia

Revised Content MOGADISHU, Somalia - The Somali National Army (SNA) has confirmed the deaths of 47 Al-Shabaab militants and five Somali soldiers in a Saturday morning skirmish. The extremists ambushed SNA forces, but the military responded with significant force. Although initial whispers suggested Al-Shabaab had overtaken an SNA outpost in El-Dheer, Galgaduud, the army dismissed these claims, asserting instead their forces eliminated 47 insurgents through a series of engagements. The hunt…

Southgate Vows England Will Harness Lessons From Iceland Defeat

After a dismal show last Friday, where Iceland claimed victory, Gareth Southgate vows an upturn in England's form for the upcoming crucial clashes. The parting game at Wembley Stadium before their Euro 2024 journey was lackluster. Jon Thorsteinsson's sharp strike clinched the match for Iceland against a disjointed England team. In spite of fielding strong players like Harry Kane, Phil Foden, and Cole Palmer, England struggled, managing only a single shot on target and amassing a mere 0.89 expected goals from 13 attempts.…

Rice Asserts England Can Gain Insights from Iceland Defeat; Stands by Mainoo’s Performance

Despite England's unexpected 1-0 tumble against Iceland in their pre-Euro 2024 curtain-closer, Declan Rice remains optimistic, highlighting the bright spots from the match. The squad faced jeers as they exited Wembley, where Jon Thorsteinsson's early goal sealed their fate in this tense fixture. Gareth Southgate’s crew, anchored by Harry Kane and Ivan Toney, mustered only a paltry shot on target throughout, a product of Iceland's tight defensive ring. This encounter marked a historic low for England—a repetition of their…

Fierce Federal Forces Defeat Al-Shabaab in Galmudug and Hirshabelle, Forcing Militants to Flee to Northeastern State

In a notable victory, the Somali government vanquished Al-Shabaab in Galmudug and Hirshabelle, leading the militants to regroup in Northeastern State. Somalia's Deputy Information Minister, Abdirahman Yusuf Al-Addaala, disclosed to VOA Somali radio that a federal government offensive thwarted planned attacks by Al-Shabaab on the people of Northeastern State, aiming at the key leaders of the militants. The federal government declared triumph over Al-Shabaab in fierce battles in Galmudug and Hirshabelle as the militants…

Farke graciously accepts playoff defeat as Leeds fall short of promotion

Daniel Farke came close to securing his third Premier League promotion, but remained dignified in defeat at Wembley. Farke admitted that the win wasn't meant to be for Leeds United after they lost to Southampton in the Championship play-off final. Despite dominating large portions of the game, Leeds fell short when Adam Armstrong scored in the first half. The team almost equalized later on when Daniel James hit the crossbar, but now must face another season in the Championship. Farke, although missing out on a third…

Van de Donk left reeling by Lyon defeat in Women’s Champions League final

Aitana Bonmati and Alexia Putellas led Barcelona to victory over Lyon in the Women's Champions League finals. Lyon acknowledged their defeat in an honest appraisal after being outplayed by a powerful Barcelona side. Bonmati and Putellas both scored in the second half to secure Barcelona's first win over Lyon and their third Champions League title in four seasons. Ada Hegerberg missed Lyon's best chance, and Lyon struggled to create opportunities throughout the match. Van de Donk expressed disappointment in the loss but…

Bayern’s Final-Day Defeat: Tuchel Criticizes Team’s Lack of Focus

The departure of Thomas Tuchel, Bayern Munich's head coach, ended in dismay when they lost 4-2 to Hoffenheim on Saturday. In a disappointing turn of events, Bayern squandered a two-goal lead, settling for third place behind unbeaten Bayern Leverkusen and Stuttgart in the Bundesliga. As a result of this defeat, Bayern failed to secure the Bundesliga title for the 12th consecutive season. This marked the first time in over a decade that they will finish without any domestic or European trophies. Expressing his discontent,…

Revitalized Leverkusen Seeks Redemption Following Defeat against Roma in 2022-23

Xabi Alonso draws inspiration from Bayer Leverkusen's stumble against Roma in the prior Europa League to fuel their current encounter. Leverkusen aims to rectify their past defeat against Roma as motivation for their upcoming clash. In the previous campaign, Leverkusen fell to Roma in the Europa League semi-finals due to a goalless draw in the second leg, losing the tie 1-0 on aggregate. Nevertheless, significant changes have transpired for Alonso's team, now boasting an exceptional 48-match undefeated streak this season…

Hummels Shines as Veteran Leader in PSG’s Narrow Defeat

Paris Saint-Germain faced a narrow defeat at the hands of Borussia Dortmund, thanks to Mats Hummels' goal that secured their spot in the Champions League final. Hummels' crucial goal in the second half sealed the victory as BVB triumphed 1-0 against PSG in Paris and 2-0 on aggregate. Despite their youthful lineup, PSG's average age of 24 years and 157 days was the youngest in a Champions League semi-final since Arsenal's youthful squad in 2009. The experienced defender, Hummels, emerged as the hero with his first…

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