Somalia’s African Cup tournament at the Iseafiz, Somalia

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Buffalo (USA) v Toronto (Canada): USA, Russia, Finland, Canada, Sweden and Czech Republic will meet in the final.

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The tournament is also extending its tournament length by a quarter of an hour.

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Canada tops the group after sweeping through the preliminary round, beating Sweden and Finland by identical 4-1 scores on Friday.

Buffalo beat USA 3-1 in the quarter-finals to set up a final against the Russians.

In other matches in the tournament in Omeyo, hosts Somalia are not going to win the title, but they will surely raise their game in the competition for the first time in modern times when they face Finland.

Some commentators describe it as the oldest finals in history and Somalia hopes it could change the country’s image from a place rarely heard of in international circles to that of an Asian team on the international stage.

In this region, India has previously been at the centre of international sporting glory – both as a sporting power and a cinema centre for Bollywood productions.

The Blue Tigers will take on Malaysia in the final and will be keen to prove they have staying power in football, following a respectable exit from the African Champions League recently.

The Adelaide Grasshoppers, however, won’t be having much luck. They narrowly escaped relegation, and will have to prove they still have the ability to win silverware if they are to succeed on Sunday.

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