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‘I don’t know where the story is coming from’ – Ahmed Musa debunks Sheffield Wednesday move

Ahmed Musa has debunked reports of his potential transfer to Championship side Sheffield Wednesday, revealing his ambition to play in the top-flight. The Nigeria international is currently without a club after leaving Saudi Arabian side Al Nassr in October by mutual agreement. The fleet-footed winger has since been linked to the Hillsborough Stadium outfit but the 28-year-old has …

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Saliba Willing To Give Up £90k-A-Month To Quit Arsenal In January

William Saliba is reportedly prepared to give up £90,000-a-month in order to quit Arsenal in the January transfer window. Saliba has not played a single game for the Arsenal since signing from Saint Etienne. And according to the Mirror, the 19-year-old is prepared to leave in the January transfer window in order to change that. …

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Napoli pay tribute to Diego Maradona in Europa League win over Rijeka

Napoli overcame Croatian side Rijeka 2-0 on Thursday in their first match since the death of Diego Maradona, the Italian club’s greatest and most popular player. On an emotionally charged evening, the Napoli team took the field for the Europa League game wearing No. 10 shirts with Maradona’s name emblazoned on the back, while a photograph …

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Diego Maradona remembered as ‘best thing to happen to football’ by 1994 Nigeria Super Eagles stars

Nigeria was the last international opponent faced by the legendary Diego Maradona, at the 1994 World Cup in the United States, and members of that Super Eagles squad have paid tribute to the late football genius, adding their own insights into the man with whom they say they were honored to have shared a pitch. Maradona, …

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Eto’o, Drogba and Toure lead Africa’s tributes for Maradona

The Barcelona and Cameroon great led some of the continent’s stars to pay respect to the Argentine football icon who passed away on Wednesday Samuel Eto’o, Yaya Toure, Didier Drogba and a host of other African football figures have paid tribute to late Diego Maradona. The 1986 Fifa World Cup winner passed away at the …

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Breaking News: Argentina football legend Diego Maradona dies at 60

legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60 following a heart attack. Matias Morla, Maradona’s longtime agent, confirmed the news to EFE on Wednesday. A statement from the Argentina Football Association read: “The Argentine Football Association, through its President Claudio Tapia, expresses its deepest pain at the death of our legend, Diego Armando …

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Chelsea qualify for last 16 with late victory at Rennes

Striker Olivier Giroud scored a dramatic last-minute winner as Chelsea booked their place in the Champions League last 16 with a 2-1 victory over Stade Rennais at Roazhon Park on Tuesday. Sehrou Guirassy looked as though he had secured a point for his side with an equaliser minutes earlier, but Giroud profited from some poor Rennes defending to claim the …

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Plateau, Enyimba intensify preparations for Champions League

Nigeria’s representatives in the 2020/21 CAF Champions League, Enyimba and Plateau United have intensified preparations for the competition which starts across the continent this weekend Plateau United will host Tanzanian side, Simba SC, while Enyimba travel to Ouagadougou to face Burkina Faso side Rahimo FC in the first leg of the Preliminary Round. With the …

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D’Tigers arrive Rwanda, undergo COVID-19 tests

Players of D’Tigers are set to undergo a compulsory 24-hour self-isolation after their arrival in Kigali, Rwanda, the venue of the 2021 Afrobasket qualifiers. The players arrived in Kigali late Monday night and were administered COVID-19 tests with the results yet to be released. The qualifiers are scheduled to hold between November 25 to 29, …

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Eze In Action As Burnley Beat Palace, Record First Win

Eberechi Eze could not prevent Crystal Palace from suffering defeat as Burnley finally claimed its first victory in the English Premier League on Monday thanks to a hardfought 1-0 victory. Crystal Palace were missing star forward Wilfried Zaha after he tested positive for the coronavirus. Chris Wood scored in the eighth minute, latching onto a neat …

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