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‘Nowhere to run!’ Top Indonesian football official questioned over match-fixing allegations

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‘Nowhere to run!’ Top Indonesian football official questioned over match-fixing allegations

Indonesia’s top football official, who as recent as less than a month ago acquired the much coveted role, was questioned by police on Monday over a match-fixing scandal that has rocked the Southeast Asian nation’s domestic league. Joko Driyono became acting president of the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) in late January after former chairman…

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Striking Maestro Dennis Oliech Discloses His Retirement Plans

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Striking Maestro Dennis Oliech Discloses His Retirement Plans

Kenya football legend and Gor Mahia marksman Dennis Oliech say he still has four years to play. Critics say that he should have retired already but he answers back saying he still has a lot to give. Asked whether he will feature in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Oliech says that if selected, he…

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Shaun Harvey: EFL chief executive to exit role at end of season

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Shaun Harvey: EFL chief executive to exit role at end of season

Shaun Harvey will leave his role as chief executive of the English Football League at the end of the season.Harvey, 48, took over as CEO in 2013 and has been involved in football for 25 consecutive years saying he was proud of what he has achieved “in what have not always been easy circumstances”. Harvey oversaw…

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The plans this Saudi Prince has for Manchester United

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The plans this Saudi Prince has for Manchester United

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince is not seeking to buy Premier League football club Manchester United, the kingdom’s media minister said on Monday, denying reports and adding that there had only been a meeting with the Saudi wealth fund regarding sponsorship. Reports that Mohammed Bin Salman intends to buy the club are “completely false”, the minister,…

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FINALE CAN U20 : LES AIGLONS SUR LE TOIT D’AFRIQUE

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FINALE CAN U20 : LES AIGLONS SUR LE TOIT D’AFRIQUE

Le Mali a gagné ce dimanche, la finale de la CAN des moins de 20 ans face au Sénégal. Les Aiglons viennent ainsi de remporter leur 1er trophée continental de toute leur histoire footballistique grâce au tir au but (1 – 1; 3 – 2). Par contre, les lionceaux viennent de subir leur 3e défaite consécutive en finale de CAN U20….

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Inside Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Ironic Description of Sanchez

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Inside Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Ironic Description of Sanchez

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has likened Alexis Sanchez’s poor form at Manchester United to the agonising wait for ketchup to emerge from a bottle! The Chilean attacker was ineffective once more as a substitute in Tuesday’s home Champions League loss to Paris Saint-Germain, leading caretaker-boss Solskjaer to proclaim that Sanchez needs to “find himself” out on…

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Del Peiro tells Juventus to be wary of Atletico

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Del Peiro tells Juventus to be wary of Atletico

Alessandro Del Piero met Paulo Dybala in Turin yesterday and revealed a few secrets about the meeting on Sky Sport: “There are things that will remain secret. We took a coffee and we had a long meeting. I don’t know if he will play against Atletico, we didn’t speak about that. I think he is ready to play….

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Bayern set to miss on the services of Ribery and Boateng

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Bayern set to miss on the services of Ribery and Boateng

Jerome Boateng and Franck Ribery will be sidelines for Bayern Munich’s Champions league clash with Liverpool this Tuesday. The pair are not included in the team that left for Anfield, England. Having become a father, Ribery has been given some time off to be with his family and Jerome Boateng was nursing a stomach virus,…

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Kenyan Football Legend Boniface Ambani Set to Take Over Clawless AFC Leopards

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Kenyan Football Legend Boniface Ambani Set to Take Over Clawless AFC Leopards

It is no longer news for AFC Leopards to hire and fire coaches with this becoming a norm in the den. AFC Leopards are currently second from bottom having lost the last four successive games and former Kenyan international and Ingwe legend Boniface Ambani is set to be named the clubs head coach. The former…

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AFC Leopards Legend Boniface Ambani hint on his ambition for Club’s top seat

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AFC Leopards Legend Boniface Ambani hint on his ambition for Club’s top seat

Legendary AFC Leopards star and youth coach, Boniface Ambani has hinted that he could contest for a top seat in the club during the forthcoming elections slated for June. The former Kenya international dropped the hint in a detailed Facebook post on Friday. Ambani went on to caution that the woe’s of the club will not be…

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Saudi Arabia Crown Prince sets the record straight on buying Man Utd claims

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Saudi Arabia Crown Prince sets the record straight on buying Man Utd claims

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince is not seeking to buy Premier League football club Manchester United, the kingdom’s media minister said on Monday, denying reports and adding that there had only been a meeting with the Saudi wealth fund regarding sponsorship. Reports that Mohammed Bin Salman intends to buy the club are “completely false”, the minister,…

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Musalia Mudavadi visits football legend Joe Kadenge at Nairobi Hospital

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Musalia Mudavadi visits football legend Joe Kadenge at Nairobi Hospital

Amani National Congress leader Musalia Mudavadi has taken to twitter to reveal he has visited the former football legend Joe Kadengeat the Nairobi Hospital. He stated that he wished him a speedy recovery and expressed his condolonces on the passing of his daughter in the USA. Visited former football legend Joe Kadenge at the Nairobi…

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The Saudi Prince Is Not Buying ManU

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The Saudi Prince Is Not Buying ManU

Word went out that the Saudi Arabian prince was planning to buy the Premier league football club Manchester United, but this is not the case. Prince Mohammed Bin Salman is not seeking to buy the  club. He denied reports and adding that there has only been a meeting with the Saudi wealth fund regarding sponsorship….

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How Man Utd Will Line-up Against Chelsea Amid Injury Concerns and Youngster Debut

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How Man Utd Will Line-up Against Chelsea Amid Injury Concerns and Youngster Debut

Manchester United will face Chelsea on Monday in the fifth round of the FA Cup without Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial due to injury. There was also no sign of defender Phil Jones as the squad headed down to the capital. Antonio Valencia, Marcos Rojo and Matteo Darmian were also absent. However, United’s caretaker manager Ole…

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Strategy Van Dijkless Liverpool Can Apply to Take Down Bayern

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Strategy Van Dijkless Liverpool Can Apply to Take Down Bayern

Fabinho or Jordan Henderson? Jurgen Klopp will have expected that he would need to make that call in a big game this season. He probably didn’t imagine, though, that the decision would be which of them would play at centre-half in a Champions League knockout tie. Virgil van Dijk’s suspension, coupled with Joe Gomez’s absence…

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Zidane Sets conditions for the Chelsea job

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Zidane Sets conditions for the Chelsea job

  Former Real Madrid and Juventus star Zinedine Zidane is being linked with becoming the new coach of Chelsea as Maurizio Sarri is struggling to adapt to live in South West London. The former Napoli coach had a great start to the season but the last results of the Blues have created discontent within the fans and the club and the Italian’s position at the Stamford…

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Back in full swing; Manchester duo,Lingard and Martial expected back to form sooner than expected

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Back in full swing; Manchester duo,Lingard and Martial expected back to form sooner than expected

French sensational and Manchester United forward Anthony Martial and England’s Jesse Lingard have handed Manchester United a major injury boost  with both poised to return earlier than expected. Caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ruled the pair out for “two to three weeks” after they were both injured during United’s 2-0 Champions League defeat to Paris…

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Neymar’s father speaks about Son’s future as Real Madrid renew their interest

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Neymar’s father speaks about Son’s future as Real Madrid renew their interest

Real Madrid may find themselves disappointed in their pursuit of Brazilian superstar Neymar, after the player’s father declared during an interview that his son’s present and future are with current club Paris Saint-Germain. Neymar Sr did not seem to fully rule out a transfer, however, dropping in the customary and rather ambiguous ‘[the future] can…

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Shaqiri Dying to Face Bayern as he Foretells Liverpool’s European Future

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Shaqiri Dying to Face Bayern as he Foretells Liverpool’s European Future

Xherdan Shaqiri claims he wanted Liverpool to draw Bayern Munich in the Champions League, giving him a chance to line up against his former club. The Switzerland international has got his wish, with the Reds set to take on the German giants at the last-16 stage of this season’s competition. The first leg of the…

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Kadenge’s Family Pleads for Uhuru’s Intervention Over Huge Hospital Bill

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Kadenge’s Family Pleads for Uhuru’s Intervention Over Huge Hospital Bill

The family of the Kenyan football legend Joe Kadenge who was hospitalized  is grappling with a huge hospital bill accrued at the Nairobi Hospital where the 83-year-old-legend is undergoing treatment at the High Dependence Unit (HDU). Kadenge was taken to hospital by his children led by son Rodgers Kadenge, after falling ill his Nairobi residence…

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Former Devils Captain back Ole for top Man U job

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Former Devils Captain back Ole for top Man U job

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has given Manchester United momentum thanks to his tactical acumen and past links to the club, and United should give him the manager’s job on a permanent basis, club great Ryan Giggs has said. Wales manager Giggs, who was Solskjaer’s team mate at Old Trafford for 11 seasons, thought the Norwegian caretaker…

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I Can’t Judge Him Now, But I Think He is Talented, Solksjaer Speaks on Sanchez

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I Can’t Judge Him Now, But I Think He is Talented, Solksjaer Speaks on Sanchez

Manchester United caretaker manager has expressed his belief that forward Alexis Sanchez is one goal away from regaining his confidence and opening the floodgates. The Chilean has only managed only two goals in all competitions for United this season and he is no longer a guaranteed starter under Solskjaer, with in-form youngsters Anthony Martial and…

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‘I can imagine myself as a coach in Ligue 1,’ Mourinho drops a hint on his next move

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‘I can imagine myself as a coach in Ligue 1,’ Mourinho drops a hint on his next move

Jose Mourinho did not watch Manchester United’s defeat to Paris Saint-Germain because he knows Premier League players too well. The Portuguese boss was sacked by United in December after losing to rivals Liverpool 3-1. Mourinho was spotted at Lille casting an eye over Ligue 1 talent on Sunday as he looks for his next adventure…

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FA Cup Draw: the draw is expected today after the game between Manchester United and Chelsea

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FA Cup Draw: the draw is expected today after the game between Manchester United and Chelsea

England’s FA Cup is the oldest football competition in the world and this season it has returned for the 138th time.The tournament involves teams from the 10th level of the English football pyramid to the top and will see a total of 736 teams take part. With a rich history stretching back to the 19th century, there…

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Claims to buy Manchester United are “completely false”, says Saudi Arabia

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Claims to buy Manchester United are “completely false”, says Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince is not seeking to buy Premier League football club Manchester United, the kingdom’s media minister said on Monday (Feb 18), denying reports and adding that there had only been a meeting with the Saudi wealth fund regarding sponsorship. Reports that Mohammed Bin Salman intends to buy the club are “completely false”,…

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Sonny Anderson: ‘Messi is capable of deciding a game on his own’

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Sonny Anderson: ‘Messi is capable of deciding a game on his own’

Messi has been left out of Valverde’s team on a number of occasions this term, most significantly for the Copa del Rey semi-final draw against Real Madrid earlier in February. Former Barcelona striker Sonny Anderson says Lionel Messi can win any game on his own, but he understands why coach Ernesto Valverde has left him…

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Barcelona ace’s house robbed Ksh. 30 Million worth of valuables and cash

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Barcelona ace’s house robbed Ksh. 30 Million worth of valuables and cash

Barcelona ace Kevin Prince Boateng had his mansion broken into by burglars on Saturday night, February 16, while playing against Real Valladolid in a La Liga clash. The house which is in the upmarket neighborhood of Sarria was robbed by yet to be identified hoodlums in which KSh 30 million ($300,000) worth of valuables and…

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12 Points clear!! French sensational Mbappe sends Ligue 1 heavy weights PSG wide from competitors

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12 Points clear!! French sensational Mbappe sends Ligue 1 heavy weights PSG wide from competitors

PSG are arguably one of Europe football greats thrashing  fellow league competitors mercilessly. The gap has grown wider after their weekend fixture with Etienne who were beaten a goal without a response. Kylian Mbappe’s excellent volley secured Paris Saint-Germain a hard-fought 1-0 win at Saint-Etienne on Sunday as the runaway Ligue 1 leaders moved 12…

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Dembele Pours Praises on Football ‘god’ Messi

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Dembele Pours Praises on Football ‘god’ Messi

Lionel Messi is the perfect partner to have in attack thanks to all the opposition attention that he draws in, according to fellow Barcelona team-mate Ousmane Dembele. The Argentina and France internationals have sparked a successful connection up front during the latter’s second season at Camp Nou, netting 43 goals between them in all competitions….

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Not for sale!! Saudi Arabia refute claims Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman wants to buy Manchester United

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Not for sale!! Saudi Arabia refute claims Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman wants to buy Manchester United

Sources around Old Trafford and Saudi have refuted claims that the Glazers want to sell the club to Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman, but the mega offer could be too good to turn down. Saudi Arabia’s crown prince is not seeking to buy Premier League football club Manchester United, the kingdom’s media minister…

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