Guinea Coup Attempt: US, France, AU, UN Demand Release Of President Condé

The international community is calling for the release of Guinea President Alpha Condé who was Sunday detained by the special forces earlier on Sunday. Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, who has reportedly been identified as the head of the action, announced the dissolution of the government, suspension of the constitution and the closure of the country’s borders. Amateur videos have been circulating on social media showing President Condé among soldiers, with the country’s capital Conakry filled with troops. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday condemned the coup attempt in Guinea and…

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Martial praised by Deschamps after Man Utd star limps out of France win

France boss Didier Deschamps praised the form of Manchester United forward Anthony Martial after a 2-0 win away in Kazakhstan. The world champions picked up the victory thanks to a first-half strike from Ousmane Dembele and an own goal just before the break, getting their first win of the qualifying campaign after being held 1-1 by Ukraine in their opener. Martial was one of several players drafted into the starting XI, although he was forced off injured early in the second half. What did Deschamps say? Speaking in the press…

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