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Morocco’s Amrabat ruled out of AFCON

January 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Morocco international Nordin Amrabat has been ruled out of the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon after failing to recover from an ankle injury. The Watford winger will be replaced in the Morocco squad for...

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DONE DEAL: Obi Mikel joins Tianjin TEDA

January 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nigeria captain John Mikel Obi has passed his medical and signed for Chinese Super League side Tianjin TEDA from English Premier League giants Chelsea. A picture was shared on Chinese website Webo of former Chelsea...

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Mahrez crowned African Player of the Year 2016

January 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Algeria and Leicester forward Riyad Mahrez has been crowned the Confederation of African Football’s player of the year award for 2016. Mahrez, 25, who inspired Leicester to the Premier League title, is already the English...

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Waris dropped as Grant names final 23

January 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ghana coach Avram Grant has named his final 23-man squad for the 2017 African Cup of Nations to be played in Gabon in a fortnight. Schalke 04 forward Bernard Tekpetey and AIK Stockholm midfielder Ebenezer...

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AFSTZ: Kouassi Eboue set for Celtic medical

January 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Scottish champions Celtic have agreed a fee in the region of £3m with Krasnodar for Ivorian midfielder Kouassi Eboue. The player has arrived in Glasgow for talks and to undergo a medical as the Scottish...

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DONE DEAL: Mensah joins Columbus Crew

January 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

MLS side Columbus Crew SC today announced that it has acquired 26-year-old Ghanaian international defender Jonathan Mensah who joins as a Designated Player via a Discovery Signing. Mensah is a two-time FIFA World Cup veteran...

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AFSTZ: Leicester sign Ndidi

January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Leicester City have confirmed that an agreement has been reached with KRC Genk for the permanent transfer of Wilfred Ndidi.  The Nigerian international midfielder, 20, has agreed personal terms, undergone a medical and will sign...

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Schlupp left out of Ghana AFCON squad

January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Leicester City’s Ghanaian midfielder Jeff Schlupp was expected to be named in Ghana’s squad for Gabon 2017. Ghana coach Avram Grant named a provisional 26-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon on...

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Afobe pulls out of AFCON

January 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe has spoken about his decision to stay with the Cherries and not go to this month’s Africa Cup of Nations with DR Congo. The 23-year-old was selected in DR Congo’s provisional...

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Rwandan FA ban witchcraft in football

December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rwandan football chiefs have been forced to outlaw witchcraft – over fears players are using it to gain an unfair advantage in matches. In a game between Rwandan Premier League teams Mukura Victory and Rayon...

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