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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When I met up with England all the Manchester United players told me Fergie was just laughing at Rafa, saying: 'I've got him.
The game was going to be over in 90 minutes if it carried on the way it had, but Rafa just with that one question to Steve told us he still believed the final could be won.
Toni also thinks that Rafa will continue to a threat to current World number one Serbian athlete Novak Djokovic, who is yet to win the French Open.
About Rafa Marquez Foundation The Rafa Marquez Foundation promotes the integral development of at-risk children and youth from low income communities with its comprehensive Nutrition, Education and Sport (NED) program.
Apart from Rafa (and the issues there) it''s hard to think of any realistic candidates.
I would also like to take this opportunity to thank the people of Nuneaton and Bedworth for their generosity and support for the RAFA.
You can't just leave the ball in the middle of the court against Rafa, but at the same time trying to hit winners off the first shot of the rally just doesn't work.
Petchey said: "Until Rafa wins in New York that 'greatest' tag will belong to Federer.
Rafa watched the match at home (in Majorca) with his family, and, once the match finished, he went out to celebrate the triumph with the rest of the people.
Rafa was the second person in Spain and the ninth in the world to receive a partial face transplant.
President Denis Eeles said: "They called him Mr RAFA - he was everything to the club.
I'd promised my friends Rafa and Marian I'd be back for at least one more round of sevillanas, the four-part Andalusian folk dance that sets the rhythm of feria, before heading off to my hostel for a couple hours of sleep.