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Lallana signs a long term new deal with Liverpool

Adam Lallana has signed a new three-year deal at Liverpool, which includes the option of a further 12 months and will see him earn in the region of £110,000 a week.   The proposal deservedly places the 28-year-old among the club’s best-paid players, and reflects his importance to Jurgen Klopp’s …

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CAF Presidency: NFF Rejects Hayatou

The Nigeria Football Federation is backing a challenge to the long-serving President of the Confederation of African Football Issa Hayatou, BBC Sport reports. Hayatou is standing for an eighth successive term of office, but faces opposition from Ahmad Ahmad, the head of Madagascar’s FA. NFF president Amaju Pinnick told the …

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Cameroon Beats Egypt 2-1, Lifts Cup of Nations

The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon on Sunday produced a superlative performance in the final of the ongoing 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon, beating the Pharaohs of Egypt 2-1 to lift their fifth title. The Cameroonians came from a goal down to win the tournament after Arsenal’s Mohammed …

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Cameroon Qualifies for AFCON final, Ghana Out

Ghana’s Black Stars will have to wait another two years to know whether they could win the African Nations Cup, which they last won in 1982. The Black Stars were knocked out of the competition 0-2 by Cameroon in the semi-final tie played today at Stade de Franceville in Gabon. …

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Buhari Calls Dalung From London Over Wife’s Death

President Muhammed Buhari has called on  minister of youth and sports, Solomon Dalung  to commiserate with him over death of his wife, Briskila. On Sunday, Dalung had announced the death of his wife on his official Facebook page. She died in Jos, Plateau state after a brief illness Nneka Anibeze, special …

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AFCON 2017: Defending Champion, Ivory Coast Crash Out

Defending champions Ivory Coast have been knocked out from the on going African Cup of Nations tournament after a 1-0 loss to Morocco on Tuesday night. The Atlas Lions defeated the African champion in their final Group C match , sealing their progression to Quarterfinals. Ironically, the Atlas Lions of …

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Ex-Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal says he’s on sabbatical and not retiring

The former Man United manager Louis van Gaal have set therecord straight that he is not ready to retire from football management but instead he is planning to go on a ‘sabbatical year’. Van Gaal, 65, had been quoted in the Dutch media earlier this week stating that he intended …

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Toure Refuses China Offer For Second Time

Manchester City midfielder, Yaya Toure, has rejected a £430,000-a-week offer from China for the second time. The 33-year-old was the subject of interest from the Chinese Super League last summer as he decided against his transfer. The Ivorian captain, whose contract with Manchester City expires in the summer, appeared in …

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Former Man united boss, Louis Van Gaal retires

The former Manchester United manager luis Van Gaal have today announced his retirement from all football activities The 65-year-old has been out of work since leaving United at the end of last term, but told Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf he had turned down offers from the Far East including one …

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AFCON 2019: Nigeria To Battle South Africa, Libya To Qualify

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will have to battle against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa and Libya in their bid to secure a qualification for the AfricanCup of Nation, AFCON 2019 in Cameroon. The draws which was conducted on Thursday,  placed Nigeria Super Eagles in Group E alongside South Africa, …

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