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Sunday Oliseh

Oliseh appointed coach of Fortuna Sittard

December 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The former Nigeria coach and captain, Sunday Oliseh, has been appointed as head coach of the Dutch second tier club Fortuna Sittard. Oliseh, who stood down as Super Eagles coach ten months ago, previously played...

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Emmanuel Eboue

Eboue: ‘I wanted to kill myself’

December 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ex-Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue has told the Daily Telegraph his one-year ban from football following a contractual dispute with a former agent has left him feeling suicidal. Eboue, 33, was suspended by FIFA from all...

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Ryad Boudebouz to miss AFCON 2017

December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Algeria Montpellier midfielder Ryad Boudebouz looks set to miss next month’s Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon with a knee injury. The 26-year-old’s French club Montpellier have announced he will be out for several weeks...

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Mahrez wins BBC African POTY

December 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Algerian Riyad Mahrez has been crowned the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016. The BBC award involved fans from across the world voted for the Algeria and Leicester midfielder ahead of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Andre...

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sol bamba

Bamba banned for violent conduct

December 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cardiff City and Ivory Coast defender Sol Bamba has received an initial two game ban for his dismissal against Ipswich Town. The Bluebirds are waiting to discover whether the FA will take more action against...

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Joel Matip

Matip to miss AFCON?

December 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cameroon star Joel Matip has reassured Liverpool that he has no intention of playing for Indomitable Lions in next month’s Africa Cup of Nations. Indomitable Lions boss Hugo Broos was on a mission to convince...

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riyad mahrez

Leicester to rest Mahrez and Slimani

December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

English champions Leicester City have rested Riyad Mahrez and Ismal Slimani and six first-team players ahead of their final UEFA Champions League group stage clash against Porto tonight. The Foxes have already booked their place...

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Yannick Bolasie

Bolasie facing months on sidelines

December 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Everton have confirmed that DR Congo winger Yannick Bolasie will require surgery on what they describe as a “serious” injury to his knee. The 27-year-old was substituted in the 68th minute of Sunday’s 1-1 Premier...

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Mourinho in shock move for Obi Mikel

November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho is set to make a shock move to land former player and Nigeria international John Obi Mikel from Chelsea according to reports. Mikel, 29, has not played under new Stamford Bridge...

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Sakho could be sidelined for a month

November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

West Ham and Senegal international striker Diafra Sakho could be out for four weeks with a hamstring problem the club has confirmed. The 26-year-old scored in the 1-1 draw at Manchester United in only his...

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