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Egyptian Mohamed Salah on Tuesday won the CAF Men Player of the Year award for the second time in a row, ahead of Senegalese Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon. The Liverpool forward received the title at the 2018 CAF Awards held in Dakar, Senegal. South Africa’s Thembi Kgatlana denied Nigeria’s Francisca Ordega and […]

Mexico named former FC Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino to lead the national team on Monday, bringing an end to the short and unsuccessful reign of interim appointee Ricardo Ferretti. Martino, who has also coached Paraguay and Argentina, is charged with taking Mexico to the Qatar World Cup in 2022. Yon de Luisa, president of the […]

Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe has completed an 18-month loan switch to Scottish Premier League club Rangers, the English Premier League side said on Sunday. It is a move that reunites him with former England team mate Steven Gerrard who is the manager of the club. Bournemouth added that Defoe, who has struggled for playing time […]

Chelsea assistant coach Carlo Cudicini said Alvaro Morata’s goals in the 2-0 win over Nottingham Forest on Saturday would “free his mind” after a lean spell for the Spanish striker. Morata struck twice in the second half of the FA Cup third round tie and also missed an open goal as the Cup holders eased […]

Millwall defender Shaun Hutchinson is likely to miss Sunday’s FA Cup meeting with Championship rivals Hull City after suffering a deep cut to his leg in a “freak accident”. He sustained the injury while taking out the trash at home. Speaking after Tuesday’s 3-2 league victory over Ipswich Town which Hutchinson missed, Millwall manager Neil […]

AEK Larnaca striker Apostolos Giannou joined up with the Australia squad in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday as a late addition to their Asian Cup squad. The 28-year-old replaces Martin Boyle who withdrew due to a knee injury ahead of Australia’s tournament opener with Jordan in Al Ain on Sunday. “We have spoken […]

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno has presented the new Technical Adviser of El Kanemi Warriors FC of Maiduguri, Babaganaru Mohammed with a Peugeot 406 saloon car to ease his work. This was revealed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by the Media Officer of the club, Anthony Obaseki in Lagos on Thursday. He said […]

Wolverhampton Wanderers saw their impressive English Premier League campaign run into the buffers on Wednesday at home. Two goals in the dying minutes enabled Crystal Palace to take all three points with a 2-0 win at Molineux. Looking out of sorts at the start of the year, Nuno Espirito Santo’s Wolves had only needed a […]

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s dream start as Manchester United’s interim boss continued at St James’ Park on Wednesday with a 2-0 victory at Newcastle United. It saw him emulate an achievement set by the club’s most legendary figure. Matt Busby was the only other Manchester United manager to win his first four games in charge, way […]

The World Anti-Doping Agency on Tuesday said that Russian authorities had failed to provide access to laboratory doping data by WADA’s year-end deadline. It also said and that as a result it will consider sanctions against the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA). RUSADA was stripped of its accreditation in 2015 after a WADA-commissioned report found evidence […]



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