Rafa


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Rafa

or

Rafah

(both: rä`fä), town in the present Gaza Strip on the Egyptian border. The ancient name was Raphia. There in 217 B.C., Ptolemy IV defeated Antiochus III.
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"Rafa's coaching staff, Paco de Miguel Moreno, Antonio Gomez Perez and Mikel Antia, will also leave the club on June 30.
Let him and Rafa be locked in a padded cell - and throw away the key.
"He feels that regarding the manager's contract the ball is now in Rafa's court.
"And with it looking increasingly likely that there will be no progress in him selling the club, Mike is prepared to back Rafa again for new players this summer."
Peter Sampras Group: Mon, Nov 13: 2pm - Dominic Thiem (Aut) v Grigor Dimitrov (Bul); 8pm - Rafa Nadal (Spn) v David Goffin (Bel).
Sir Martin said: "The one thing I did not want to do was to sack Rafa. And the reason for that was nothing to do with my relationship with Rafa.
"For Rafa to pull out, especially during the tournament, it has to be really serious.
She laughed and said, Rafa speaks English but maybe for 'tito' Toni, if he needs one.
"Rafa was appointed as Liverpool's manager in June 2004 and I was playing for England in the Euros in Portugal that summer.