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Ghana coach Kwesi escapes attack as disappointed Black Stars fan vented his anger on him while stuck in traffic

Ghana coach Kwesi escapes attack as disappointed Black Stars fan vented his anger on him while stuck in traffic

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A disappointed Ghanaian football fan as reported on Ghanacrusader.com on July 17 nearly physically assaulted Kwesi Appiah if not for the fully rolled and locked glass windows on his car. According to the report, Coach Kwesi Appiah escaped physical assault from the angry Ghanaian young man in Ghana’s capital, Accra yesterday while driving in traffic. The incident, which is said to have happened at the newly opened under-bridge road that connects Spintex to East Legon was very embarrassing the coach might consider resigning as the coach for the Nation Men’s soccer team. - Advertisement - The coach was in his ash-coloured 2015 Toyota four-wheel SUV registered, heading towards East Legon when the young man spotted him. Speaking in his native Fante language,
Nigerians Reacts As Dilapidated Abuja Stadium Is Named After MK Abiola

Nigerians Reacts As Dilapidated Abuja Stadium Is Named After MK Abiola

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Mixed reactions have trailed Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to rename the Abuja National Stadium after the late Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola, winner of the annulled June 12, 1993, presidential election. “Today, I propose the renaming of the Abuja National Stadium,” Buhari said this during his Democracy Day speech at the Eagle’s Square, Abuja. “Henceforth it will be called the Moshood Abiola National Stadium.” As per usual, the ever-vocal Nigerian Twitter has weighed in on the subject with some giving kudos to President Buhari for deeming it fit to rename the stadium after Abiola, who was once named Africa’s pillar of sport. Meanwhile, Some Nigerians have showing displeasure on the Idea of naming an abandoned and dilapidated Stadium after MK Abiola
JUST IN: Ruiz demands 40 million Pounds in rematch with Anthony Joshua

JUST IN: Ruiz demands 40 million Pounds in rematch with Anthony Joshua

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Andy Ruiz, the newly crowned heavyweight champion who defeated Anthony Joshua against all odds, has demanded the sum of 40 million pounds if he fights against the British boxer again. In their last match, Ruiz was able to scoop away Joshua’s IBF, WBA, and WBO titles at the Madison Square Garden, meaning, he’ll not be as interested in having a rematch as Joshua. But luckily for the loser, there was a rematch clause on the contract signed before the match, hence, he would ideally want to reclaim his lost belts and titles. Since the show’s promoter, Eddie Hearn actioned the clause last Tuesday, there have been disagreements over where the rematch would take place. While Eddie proposed the UK is a natural ground for Joshua, Ruiz and his management have insisted that the figh
Anthony Joshua vs Ruiz: Rematch slated for November/Dec

Anthony Joshua vs Ruiz: Rematch slated for November/Dec

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Recently defeated British-Nigerian boxer, Anthony Joshua, would have a chance to reclaim his champion status in a rematch against Andy Ruiz, according to his show promoter, Eddie Hearn. Eddie revealed that there’s already an ongoing plan to stage the fight in either November and December. The rematch became unavoidable following Joshua’s shocking loss to Ruiz. The fight which cost him his IBF, WBO, and WBA world heavyweight titles, did not go down well with his fans, forcing some to think he may have staged his own defeat. Thankfully, a rematch clause was part of the agreement signed by both fighters before the match, and with his insistence on having another fight with Ruiz, the clause has now been triggered. In the post-match conference, Joshua who appeared shocke
A Turkish Footballer attacks opponents with sharp object on pitch [Watch video]

A Turkish Footballer attacks opponents with sharp object on pitch [Watch video]

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A Turkish League footballer is currently under heavy criticism after he attacked another player with a sharp object during a match. According to Turkish media, the attacker, Mansur Calar, who plays for Amed SK, had gone to the pitch with the sharp object and succeeded in harming two opponent players during the match which was played at the Diyarbakir Stadium. A clip that is currently being circulated on social media, reveals the moment in which Mansur launched his hand at one of the players, Ferhat Yazgan, even before kick off. He later reached for Ferhat’s throat with the same intent during the game. At the end of the match,  Ferhat shared the pictures of the cuts on his social media page and wrote, “These football players who put (sic) the field, TFF, I hope you’ll see th
2019 AFCON: Gernot snubs Nigeria, names 3 teams to win trophy in Egypt

2019 AFCON: Gernot snubs Nigeria, names 3 teams to win trophy in Egypt

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Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr, has played down the chances of the Super Eagles winning the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. He argued that Nigeria are not among the top three ranked teams in Africa. The German gaffer noted that Nigeria did not qualify for the last two editions of the Africa Cup of Nations, hence their poor Fifa ranking. The former Burkina Faso coach picked three North African countries, as well as Senegal as the favourites for the title. ”No, I do not think we can say that. When we look at the ranking of Africa and FIFA, we are not the first African country,” said Rohr to girondins4ever.com. ”There are other countries in front of us, I think we are fourth. There is Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt that may be favourite at home for the AFCON, there is also Senegal in f
Policemen storm NFF to arrest NFF President, Pinnick, over fraud

Policemen storm NFF to arrest NFF President, Pinnick, over fraud

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Security personnel attached to the Presidential Investigative Panel on Friday invaded the Nigeria Football Federation to effect the arrest of the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick and four other top officials. The Policemen who were armed arrived the NFF glasshouse at about 11am with a warrant of arrest to pick up Amaju, NFF first and second vice presidents, Seyi Akinwunmi, Shehu Dikko, NFF Secretary general, Mohammed Sanusi and NFF technical committee chairman, Ahmed Yusuf Fresh. Unfortunately, none of them were around. A source who witnessed the drama informed said the security guards at the federation made an attempt to challenge the policemen, but had to withdraw after they shown the warrant of arrest. “They searched the offices and did not find anything or the people they wer
Jose Mourinho speaks on returning to Real Madrid

Jose Mourinho speaks on returning to Real Madrid

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Jose Mourinho has said it would be a “tremendous honour” to manage one of his former clubs, amid links with a return to Real Madrid. With Santiago Solari under pressure at the Bernabeu, Mourinho has emerged as a potential candidate, having left the club on good terms with president Florentino Perez in 2013. “If any professional – a manager or a player – is wanted by a former club, it means we did something positive. “I felt this when I went back to Chelsea [in 2013.] “When any professional returns to a club it is a tremendous honour. They’re not signing someone they don’t know, they are going for someone they know, someone who has already been there. “But when I am not managing, I love that people do not talk about me and the best way to achieve that is for me to al
I Can’t Wait to Return to Super Eagles – Mikel Obi

I Can’t Wait to Return to Super Eagles – Mikel Obi

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former Chelsea midfielder, John Mikel Obi has said that he “can’t wait” to return to Super Eagles. Mikel has not played for Nigeria since their last group game against Argentina at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The Super Eagles captain excused himself from international duty including four 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifying matches. Mikel took to his official Instagram page, @mikel_john_obi, and posted a cryptic message, a picture of himself in action for Nigeria with the caption: “Can’t Wait”. The 31-year-old recently cancelled his contract with Chinese club, Tianjin Teda, a year before the agreement between the club and player was due to run out. The midfielder will hope to play for Gernot Rohr’s men when they tackle Seychelles on March 22 in their
EPL: Victor Moses’ next possible club revealed

EPL: Victor Moses’ next possible club revealed

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Manchester United are in pole position to sign Chelsea winger, Victor Moses, during the January transfer window, according to Ladbrokes. The UK bookmaker claimed that, “Moses has struggled for game time since Sarri’s Stamford Bridge arrival. “Amazingly, it looks as though former boss Jose Mourinho could make a shock move for the Nigerian.” Moses is yet to feature in the Premier League under the Blues manager, Maurizio Sarri this season, despite winning the title under former Chelsea boss, Antonio Conte in 2017. The 27-year-old is considering his future in Chelsea, after falling down the pecking order in Sarri’s squad. Sarri’s team are undefeated in 12 games in all competitions and the Italian’s switch in formation to 4-3-3, has seen Moses lose his place. The forme
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