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Minneapolis Grants Year-Long Contract to Somali Patrol Group Battling Youth Violence: Watch Now

MINNEAPOLIS — The Stone Arch Bridge is an iconic spot in Minneapolis that people from all over the metro and all walks of life enjoy visiting. That includes Somali youth. "Take this as a beautiful sanctuary you can be a part of, but don't want to cause a ruckus. We don’t want you ending up in the slammer or anyone getting hurt," said Farhio Khalif, chief of Somali Youth Link.

Batista Champions a New Challenge: Venezuela Urged to Advance Beyond Flawless Group Stage Performance

Venezuela surged into the Copa America quarter-finals, clinching their initial trio of matches at the event—a first in their history. Buoyed by a flawless start, they now square off against Canada. Group B saw them ascend as top seeds after besting Ecuador, Jamaica, and Mexico. With six goals, they were outscored only by Uruguay’s nine in the tournament's group phase. Their eyes are now on a rare semi-final berth, potentially mirroring their 2011 feat. Fernando Batista, while thrilled about their splendid opening…

Uruguay Clinch Group Lead as USA Eliminated from Copa America

Mathias Olivera delivered a second-half clincher, flinging Uruguay past the United States in a 1-0 nail-biter at Copa America on Monday.Uruguay shattered the stalemate just after the hour mark when U.S. goalkeeper Matthew Turner slapped away Ronald Araujo’s header from a Nicolas de la Cruz set piece, only for Olivera to ram the bounce back into the net.The unexpected goal jolted the U.S. into motion as captain Christian Pulisic squandered two late golden opportunities. The AC Milan winger first saw a deflected strike cleared…

Southgate Asserts England’s Success Hinges on Execution, Regardless of Group Stage Outcomes

Despite England clinching first place in Group C, their performances have been met with heavy scrutiny. Victory over Serbia was hard-fought, and subsequent stalemates with Denmark and Slovenia did little to boost fan confidence. Gareth Southgate acknowledges the critique but emphasizes that the true test begins in the round of 16. "The reality is, successful navigation of the knockout stages will render prior criticisms moot," he remarked during a press conference. "The atmosphere shifts in knockout football," he…

Euro 2024 Showdown: Spotlight on Group Stage Victors and Vanquished Contenders

The dusk has settled on Euro 2024’s group rounds. Croatia and Hungary bowed out early, despite their robust efforts, missing the cut for the top sixteen. While traditional powerhouses like Italy and England sailed through alongside Germany, France, Spain, and Portugal, some teams lucked out more than others. We’ll dive into the details with Opta stats to pinpoint the unlucky lads and the fortuitous frontrunners of this phase. UNLUCKY LOSERS Croatia Dive into Croatia's saga: they lead in expected goals yet falter,…

Scaloni Unleashes Rising Stars: Argentina’s Youth to Shine in Pivotal Group A Clash with Peru

Argentina squares off against Peru in Florida this Sunday, hoping to maintain their flawless record as they wrap up their group stage matches at the Copa America. Following a narrow 1-0 victory over Chile, Argentina has clinched a spot in the quarter-finals. This achievement allows coach Lionel Scaloni some room to tinker with his lineup and let the squad's young talents take center stage against La Blanquirroja. "The time has come to reward the bench players with some action," Scaloni remarked, expressing satisfaction…

Euro 2024: Türkiye Dominates Czech Republic, Georgia Upsets Portugal in Group F Thrillers

Türkiye clinched a top 16 spot as Group F’s runner-up, with goals from Hakan Calhanoglu and Cenk Tosun ejecting a tenacious Czech Republic 2-1. Meanwhile, third-placed Georgia advanced by toppling leader Portugal 2-0 in the last group matches on Wednesday. The Czechs needed a win to move forward, but Antonin Barak’s repeated fouls saw him sent off just 20 minutes into the game, giving Türkiye a one-player advantage. Taking control, Türkiye almost seized an opportunity in the 27th minute, but Arda Guler’s acrobatic attempt…

Marin Clinches Leading Position for Romania with a Dramatic Draw Against Slovakia in the Tense Group E Showdown

Romania snagged a spot in the Euro 2024 knockout phase as the unexpected champs of Group E, with Slovakia also advancing thanks to a 1-1 stalemate last Wednesday in Frankfurt. In the match's first half, Razvan Marin netted a penalty, neutralizing Ondrej Duda's early goal. Both teams ended up splitting the points, mirroring the scoreless tie between Belgium and Ukraine in another Group E clash. Serhiy Rebrov's squad was edged out as each team in the group ended with four points. Domenico Tedesco's crew secured a slot in…

Euro 2024: England Clinches Group C Crown with Dramatic Draw, Serbia Stalls Denmark

England and Denmark secured their tickets to the Euro 2024 round of 16, advancing as the leading teams in Group C, despite playing to goalless draws against Slovenia and Serbia, respectively. Bukayo Saka of England celebrates a goal during the UEFA Euro 2024 Group C match versus Slovenia in Cologne, Germany, on June 25, 2024. However, the goal was later overturned by a VAR review. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei) England finished as the group's frontrunner, despite a stalemate with a resolute Slovenia. Denmark clinched second place…

Czechia and Türkiye Clash in Thrilling Group F Showdown at UEFA Euro 2024

Mert Müldür, Arda Güler, and Kerem Aktürkoğlu each notched goals for Türkiye, who later succumbed to Portugal in their second match."We lacked a bit of guts against Portugal, but that’s expected with finals newbies,” confessed Türkiye’s boss Vincenzo Montella. “The punishment was severe, but let’s focus on our positives. We need to be locked and loaded for the Czechia clash, where stakes are high."Türkiye is eyeing a group-stage exit for the first time since UEFA Euro 2008, where they reached the semis but crashed out in a…

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