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After Ban, Lionel Messi Is Back on Team Argentina

With his three-month international soccer ban ending, the 32-year-old Argentine superstar will return to play for his national team in two games later this month. Messi earned the suspension, which lasted four games, by alleging official corruption at the Copa America tournament in Brazil this summer. But during his national...

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It’s A Fact That I’m The Best African Player Ever’ – Samuel Eto’o

Africa has produced extraordinary stars in the game of football for several decades that choosing who surpasses all could be a Herculean task. That notwithstanding, Cameronian legend, Samuel Eto’o Fils believes he’s the best African player of all time without any shred of doubt. “I don’t need to lay claim...

Nigeria, Kenya among countries with highest illegal Premier League viewers

Nigeria and Kenya have been listed among countries with highest illegal Premier League viewers causing heavy losses to Premier League clubs. This is according to a study carried out by American sponsorship valuation firm GumGum Sports and London-based digital piracy experts MUSO. The study has revealed that illegal streaming is...

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CAF URGED TO TAKE ACTION OVER CAMEROON FEMALE FOOTBALL TEAM’S CONDUCT

The head of women's soccer in Africa wants Cameroon to face punishment for the conduct of players in their Women's World Cup loss to England. The Cameroon team rebelled against three officiating decisions in a 3-0 loss to England in the round of 16 on Sunday. After the game, Cameroon manager...

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The saddening disparity in the women’s and men’s World Cups

The Winner of the 2019 Women’s World Cup will take home $4 million. While this amount is double the amount the United States national team won at the previous Women’s World Cup in 2015, the winner of the men’s World Cup 2018, the French team, took home $38 million (Sh3.9...

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PAUL POGBA’S TRANSFER TO REAL MADRID SUFFERS SETBACK

Manchester United’s star midfielder Paul Pogba was looking well-set for a move to Spanish giants Real Madrid in the summer, but it appears that a transfer deal will not take place soon, as his agent Mino Raiola has been given a worldwide transfer ban by FIFA. Metro reports that FIFA,...

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Zamalek, RS Berkane to Face Off in CAF Showdown

Zamalek of Egypt and RS Berkane of Morocco will contest the final of the 2018/19 Total CAF Confederation Cup after aggregate wins in their respective semifinals. RS Berkane advanced to their first-ever continental tournament final after a 3-0 second leg win over CS Sfaxien at the Stade Municipal de Berkane...

Teams for Africa’s Football Showpiece are Set

The expanded African Cup of Nations that will feature 24 teams for the first time, take place in June/July rather than the traditional January window and will have three teams taking part for the first time ever. Burundi on Saturday joined Madagascar and Mauritania as countries going to the finals...

Nigeria international Mikel Obi sets to move to Middlesbrough

Supper Eagles captain Mikel Obi has completed his move to Middlesbrough - He has been playing at Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda for the past two years - The 31-year-old former Chelsea star is expected to be unveiled on Wednesday, January 23 Nigeria international and captain of the Super...

AITEO CAF Awards 2018: Full list of winners

Player of the Year Mohamed Salah (Egypt & Liverpool) Women’s Player of the Year Chrestinah Thembi Kgatlana (South Africa & Houston Dash) Youth Player of the Year Achraf Hakimi (Morocco & Borussia Dortmunmd) Men’s Coach of the Year Herve Renard (Morocco) Women’s Coach of the Year Desiree Ellis (South Africa)...