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List Of Super Eagles Players For AFCON Qualifier Out

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles Technical Adviser, on Friday in Lagos announced a 24-man team list for the 2019 Nation’s Cup qualifier against Seychelles. The Super Eagles will play the national team of Seychelles on September 7 in Victoria, Seychelles. Rohr, at a news conference in Lagos, said 24 players and four standby players were invited for the match. The list ...

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BREAKING: Palestinian FA Boss Gets 12-Month FIFA Ban For Hate Speech Against Messi

The Disciplinary Committee of FIFA on Friday sanctioned the President of the Palestinian Football Association (PFA), Jibril Rajoub, with a 12-month match suspension and a fine of CHF 20,000. In a statement on FIFA.com, the committee sanctioned Rajoub for breach of article 53 (Inciting hatred and violence) of the FIFA Disciplinary Code, following media statements he gave calling on football fans to target ...

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Liverpool Owners Snub £2billion Bid

Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group insisted Friday the Premier League club is not for sale after details emerged of a failed £2 billion ($2.6 billion) takeover bid from a cousin of Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour. Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper reported that Abu Dhabi-based Sheikh Khaled Bin Zayed Al Nehayan approached the club over several months in late 2017 and ...

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Win For Juventus But No Goal From Ronaldo

Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo missed chances to score on his Serie A debut but helped Juventus get their title defence off to a winning start with a late 3-2 victory against Chievo in the opening match of the 2018-2019 league season on Saturday. Ronaldo, 33, who joined from Real Madrid last month in a deal worth 100 million euros ($114.5 ...

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Madrid Lose Super Cup To Atletico As Lopetegui Era Begins

Saul Niguez and Koke scored in extra time as Atletico Madrid fought back to beat city rivals Real Madrid 4-2 and win the UEFA Super Cup in Tallinn on Wednesday, as Julen Lopetegui got off to a losing start with the European champions. Real had earlier looked set to win the trophy in their first competitive game since the departure ...

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Arsenal, WorldRemit Launch Training Camp For African Community Coaches

Arsenal Football Club and digital money transfer experts, WorldRemit are offering local coaches the chance to attend an exclusive new training camp with Arsenal’s top youth coaches in London – and 25 shortlisted coaches will be rewarded with Arsenal kit for their entire youth squad. WorldRemit will arrange for the successful applicant to fly to London, where they will attend ...

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Liverpool Report Mohamed Salah To Police

Video footage of Mo Salah driving while using his mobile phone has been referred to police. The filming of Salah is believed to have been taken on Sunday straight after Liverpool’s game against West Ham. In the video Salah can be seen scrolling on his phone as he sits in traffic in the driver’s seat, report the Liverpool Echo. Fans crowd ...

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ITTF Challenge: Ambode Pledges Bigger Tournament In 2019

…as Quadri emerges first Nigerian to win championship Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday expressed excitement over the emergence of first Nigerian to win the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Seamaster Challenge, assuring that the State Government would support the tournament in a bigger edition in 2019. Speaking to journalists after watching the finals of the tournament tagged ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo Gets 2m Euro Tax Rebate In Spain

Spanish authorities have reduced by two million euros the tax liabilities of football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, the El Mundo daily has reported. According to El Mundo, which had access to documents of the settlement, tax authorities realised he paid two million euros too much last year for image rights he sold in 2014. That means he only has to pay 16.7 ...

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Gareth Bale Shines As Madrid Ends U.S. Tour

Gareth Bale has served notice that he is ready to shine without Cristiano Ronaldo, factoring in both goals as Real Madrid wrapped up their US tour with a 2-1 win over Roma on Tuesday. Bale and Marco Asensio scored for Real Madrid who put on a strong performance especially in the first half of the International Champions Cup friendly at ...

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