Super Eagles Needs to Attack Libya In Sfax – Siasia

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Former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia has advised the Super Eagles to attack the Mediterranean Knights of Libya in their Cameroon 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Sfax, Tunisia, on Tuesday. The Eagles play the North Africans in Sfax in the return leg of the qualifiers after beating them 4-0…

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Bolt Offered Contract with Malta Football Club

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Sprint king Usain Bolt could be making his way to Europe after being offered a two-year professional football contract in Malta, reports said Tuesday (Oct 16), following his goal-scoring exploits in Australia. Bolt, 32, has been on trial with A-League club the Central Coast Mariners since arriving in Australia in…

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Super Eagles Need All Six Points Against Libya – Gernot Rohr

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Having missed out of the last two editions of AFCON back-to-back in 2015 and 2017, Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, said that Nigeria must pick all six points at stake in the AFCON 2019 qualifying clash with Libya to stand any chance of topping the group. Super Eagles are…

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Modric, Marta Win The Best FIFA Player 2018 Awards

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Real Madrid’s Croatia midfielder Luka Modric was named Best FIFA Men’s Player of the Year for 2018, while Orlando Pride’s Brazil forward Marta won the women’s award at a ceremony on Monday. Modric won the Champions League with Real and then played a major role in Croatia’s run to the…

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African Sports Tourism Summit 2018 Returns After The World Cup

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The African Sports Tourism Summit – the pan-african platform where sports and tourism stakeholders exchange a hand of fellowship, towards socioeconomic growth for Africa and her nations – will return on the 25th of August, 2018, following its postponement because of Russia 2018 World Cup. The event, which is one…

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Victor Moses Announces shock International Retirement

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Victor Moses has announced his retirement from international football. The announcement was made by Victor Moses himself through a tweet. To say that the announcement was a shock would be an understatement; Moses is still just 27. In his statement, Victor cites some of the usual reasons given in these…

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Coach Salisu Yusuf Caught Taking Bribe To Select Players For Tournament

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Nigeria chief coach Salisu Yusuf has been caught on camera accepting bribe from undercover journalists posing as football agents. The secret recording was captured by Ghanaian journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas and handed to BBC News Africa, it was shot in September 2017 and showed Yusuf receiving bribe to ensure two…

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Africa Looks For Answers After Disastrous World Cup

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African football will conduct a soul-searching session at a two-day symposium in Morocco after all five of the continent’s sides failed to get over the first hurdle at the World Cup. Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Nigeria and Senegal were all eliminated in the group phase in Russia, leaving Africa without a…

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Enrique To Be Named Spanish coach

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Former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is to be named as the new Spain coach, according to widespread reports in the Spanish media on Monday. Leading newspaper Marca said on their front cover the 48-year-old has been chosen by Spanish Football Federation president Luis Rubiales as the successor to Julen Lopetegui,…

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Eddie Howe Rues Transfer Difficulties During World Cup {Audio}

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The World Cup and the shortened transfer window are partly to blame for Bournemouth’s difficulty in signing new players ahead of next season, according to manager Eddie Howe. In September, Premier League clubs backed a rule amendment to end the transfer window at 17:00 local time on the Thursday before…

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Will Ronaldo and Messi Quit The International Stage After World Cup Exit?

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Four France goals ended Lionel Messi’s fourth World Cup on Saturday and may have brought down the curtain on an international career seemingly destined to end in disappointment. Tens of thousands of Argentines poured into Kazan hoping to see Messi carry an ageing side over one more hurdle after his…

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Russia’s Dzagoev Eyes World Cup 2018 knockout Stage Return

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JUNE 14:  Alan Dzagoev of Russia holds his leg as he goes down injured during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia at Luzhniki Stadium on June 14, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Russia midfielder Alan Dzagoev, who injured his hamstring in the 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia in the World Cup’s opening match, is hoping to be fit if his team reach the knockout stage. Dzagoev, who left the pitch in the 23rd minute against Saudi Arabia on Thursday, said the news…

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I Will Make PSG Decision This Week – Buffon

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Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon said  that he will make a decision this week on whether he will be joining Paris Saint-Germain. Buffon, 40, played his final game for the Italian giants in a 2-1 win over Verona on Saturday, capping a 17-year career in Turin that harvested seven consecutive Serie…

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Rooney Eyes MLS With DC United

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Former England captain Wayne Rooney is in advanced talks to join DC United of Major League Soccer from his Premier League club Everton, the Washington Post reported. The 32-year-old former Manchester United striker has a year remaining on his contract with Everton, but reportedly is frustrated with his role at his…

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Zlatan Announced His MLS Arrival With A Stunning Volley

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In a town built on blockbuster movies, Zlatan Ibrahimovic wrote an ending beyond even the wildest dreams of Hollywood, announcing his arrival at Los Angeles Galaxy with a stunning volley and a late winner against Los Angeles FC. The latter were 3-1 up in the MLS game when the crowd…

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