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Read more Bet9ja football tournament:Benin Warriors, BJ Foundation match on to quarter finals in style The 4th edition of the Bet9ja Football competition taking place in Benin City, Edo State has entered the quarter final stage after some pulsating first round games featuring the finest of... Read more Hazard keen to work under Mourinho again Chelsea’s Eden Hazard has revealed his appreciation for Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and said the Portuguese is the one coach he would like to work with again. The Belgian forward... Read more Why Messi is not a good leader — Maradona Argentina great Diego Maradona has hit out at his countryman Lionel Messi, saying the forward is not a leader on the pitch and should not be considered a footballing God. Maradona,... Read more Man City deny claims of Messi bid Manchester City have rubbished claims they made a failed bid to sign Barcelona legend Lionel Messi. Messi has been linked with City several times since former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola was... Read more South Africa Spank Seychelles to go top of AFCON Qualifier group South Africa returned to winning ways in style as they thumped Seychelles 6-0 in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualification Group E game at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg... Read more Official: Arsenal Legend Henry appointed as Monaco head coach Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry has been appointed as head coach of Monaco until June 2021. The 41-year-old Frenchman, who had been Belgium’s assistant manager, began his professional career at Monaco... Read more Salah returns to Liverpool after limping out of Egypt game Mohamed Salah has returned to Liverpool after he was injured during Egypt’s 4-1 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying win over eSwatini on Friday. The 26-year-old forward put Egypt 4-0 up shortly... Read more Borna Coric stuns Roger Federer to reach finals of Shanghai Masters Borna Coric upset defending champion Roger Federer and will face Novak Djokovic in the Shanghai Masters final on Sunday. Coric earned passage to the final by taking down the top-seeded Federer... Read more Cassano retires again, 5 days after comeback Antonio Cassano has announced his retirement from playing for the second time, only five days after he had begun training with third-tier club Virtus Entella. Ex-Italy international forward Cassano, whose club... Read more Mick Schumacher set to compete in F1 With a race to spare Mick Schumacher, son of seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael, has won the Formula 3 title. The Prema driver will now compete in Formula 1 next... Read more Ighalo grabs hat trick as Super Eagles demolish Libya in AFCON qualifier A hat trick from Odion Ighalo and one goal from Samuel Kalu gave Nigeria’s Super Eagles a 4-0 win over Libya in a 2019 AFCON Qualifier in Uyo. The victory moved... Read more Why I invited Ighalo for Libya double header — Rohr Odion Ighalo’s impressive form in China made him a shoo-in in Gernot Rohr’s set-up to face Libya in an African Cup of Nations qualifiers doubleheader on Saturday, the coach said. The... Read more Russian internationals charged with hooliganism A Moscow court ordered the arrest of Russia internationals Aleksandr Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev late on Thursday after they were charged over violent attacks in central Moscow. Zenit St Petersburg forward... Read more 9 nabbed in Belgium over massive financial fraud and match-fixing Belgian authorities have arrested nine people in relation to a massive financial fraud and match-fixing probe into soccer. Three days after an operation targeting nine Belgian clubs, and raids in seven... Read more African Football Forum to debate FIFA’s new proposed Player Transfer System Africa’s premier football business event, the Football Africa Forum, will stage its third edition in Johannesburg, South Africa, on November 16-17, 2018 prior to the much-awaited 2019 African Cup of Nations... Read more I won’t leave Arsenal in January — Ramsey Aaron Ramsey has said he won’t seek a January exit from Arsenal and that he thought he had reached a new deal with the club before contract talks broke down. Ramsey... Read more PSG v Red Star Belgrade: ‘Match-fixing’ inquiry into 6-1 Champions League win French authorities are investigating potential match-fixing in Paris St-Germain’s 6-1 Champions League win over Red Star Belgrade this month. A Red Star official allegedly placed a bet of nearly 5m euros... Read more Cameroon pip Malawi in Yaounde Cameroon secured a narrow 1-0 win over Malawi in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualification Group B match at the Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo in Yaoundé on Friday. The victory... Read more Roger Federer beats Kei Nishikori in Shanghai Masters quarter-finals Defending champion and top seed Roger Federer beat Japan’s Kei Nishikori in a high-quality quarter-final in the Shanghai Masters. Federer, 37, won 6-4 7-6 (7-4) against the world number 12 after... Read more
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