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Sport: Another English club sacks manager, assistant after 2-1 win

Sport: Another English club sacks manager, assistant after 2-1 win

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English Club, Huddersfield Town, on Sunday sacked their Manager, Danny Cowley, following their 2-1 victory against West Brom in the Championship on Friday. Huddersfield also announced that Assistant Manager, Nicky Cowley, will also depart the Club immediately. The Terriers made this known in a statement through their official website. The statement read: “Huddersfield Town has today relieved Danny Cowley of his duties as Manager. “Assistant Manager Nicky Cowley will also depart the club immediately.” Reacting, Huddersfield Town Chairman, Phil Hodgkinson said: “I would like to place my thanks on record to Danny and Nicky for their hard work and dedication towards securing the Club’s place in the Sky Bet Championship for next season. That was the clear priority when they
Anthony Joshua joins UK Black Lives Matter protest on crutches

Anthony Joshua joins UK Black Lives Matter protest on crutches

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Anthony Joshua was captured hobbling on crutches as he joined the Black Lives Matter movement. Wearing a black hoodie with the movement’s name on the front, the WBA, WBO, and IBF world champion joined hundreds of others on the peaceful protest on Saturday afternoon. The protest held in his hometown of Watford. At one stage, the heavyweight champion, who walked with crutches and wore a leg brace as he recovers from a training injury, addressed those gathered over a microphone. Speaking on his injury Joshua’s spokesperson confirmed to Sportsmail that the injury is not serious. He said: ‘Anthony felt a slight twinge in his knee whilst training. The brace Is a precautionary measure on the advise of physios. It will be further checked by his doctors but there is no
Boxing superstar, Mayweather to cover George Floyd’s funeral expenses

Boxing superstar, Mayweather to cover George Floyd’s funeral expenses

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Boxing superstar, Floyd Mayweather, will pay for the funeral services for George Floyd. Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Mayweather Promotions, said this on Monday. “He’ll probably get mad at me for saying that, but yes, [Mayweather] is definitely paying for the funeral. Floyd has done these kinds of things over the last 20 years”, Ellerbe told ESPN. He disclosed that Floyd’s family has accepted the offer. Mayweather paid for the funeral expenses of Genaro Hernandez. He won his first world title by defeating Hernandez in 1998. Meanwhile, post-mortems have pronounced the death of an American, George Floyd, 46, a homicide. Independent experts hired by George Floyd’s family and the Hennepin County Medical Examiner carried out the autopsies. But they gave different reaso
BOXING: Tyson Fury takes decision on paying Wilder off to fight Anthony Joshua

BOXING: Tyson Fury takes decision on paying Wilder off to fight Anthony Joshua

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Tyson Fury is not interested in paying Deontay Wilder, so he can set up a Battle of Britain unification fight with Anthony Joshua. Fury defeated Wilder during their rematch in February, after the American’s corner threw in the towel during the seventh round in Las Vegas. With a trilogy in place, the Gypsy King is adamant that he will “take Wilder’s scalp again”, before facing Joshua in one of boxing’s most anticipated fights in recent years. During an Instagram Live session with former The Only Way Is Essex star Mark Wright, Fury also revealed that he plans on facing Joshua twice after Wilder. “We’ve got the rematch with Wilder on at some point as well, then we’ve got the two AJ fights. “Well, one, and then obviously when I batter him he’ll want a remat
Husband Of Nigerian Athlete, Blessing Okagbare Confirms Marriage Crash

Husband Of Nigerian Athlete, Blessing Okagbare Confirms Marriage Crash

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Mr Igho Otegheri, husband of Blessing Okagbare, says he won’t “tarnish” the image of the Nigerian superstar athlete in the media amidst reports that she filed a divorce suit to end their six-year marriage.Nigerian Olympics silver medalist Okagbare reportedly filed for divorce recently, citing infidelity, laziness and irreconcilable differences as reasons for the divorce. Footballer Otegheri, a former Super Eagles striker, got married to Okagbare in a well-attended wedding ceremony which had top dignitaries like then Delta State Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan, in attendance in Sapele. Otegheri joined Okagbare in the United States after their wedding, but recent reports in the Nigerian media indicated that the sprinter and her husband have been engulfed in marital cri
Messi denies he will pay £3.25m to help Ronaldinho out of prison

Messi denies he will pay £3.25m to help Ronaldinho out of prison

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Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, has denied that he posted bail for his former team-mate, Ronaldinho. Ronaldinho was released from a Paraguayan prison this week, after a $1.6million bail was posted. In an Instagram post on Thursday, Messi said the stories were made up. After denying rumours he was leaving Barca, Messi branded a report saying he was behind Ronaldinho’s bail “the second lie”. Ronaldinho is now under house arrest at the Hotel Palmaroga. The former Barcelona and AC Milan midfielder as well as his brother were released from prison after just 32 days of what was meant to be a six-month sentence.
Samuel Eto’o still holds AFCON highest goals record – CAF

Samuel Eto’o still holds AFCON highest goals record – CAF

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The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has confirmed that no player in the continent scored more goals in the history of Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) than Cameroon legend, Samuel Eto’o. CAF made this known in a post on its official website on Thursday. Eto’o, who retired from football in 2019, scored a record of 18 goals in six AFCON editions he played for The Indomitable Lions. He netted 56 goals in 118 caps for Cameroon national team. The striker is three goals ahead of Cote d’Ivoire’s Laurent Pokou, who has 14 goals. Eto’o has played for big clubs in Europe, including Real Madrid, Barcelona, Chelsea, and Inter Milan. The 39-year-old is widely considered as one of the greatest African footballers ever. He has won several trophies, including Champions Leag
I Have Lost ‘Close Friends’ From My Boxing Gym To Coronavirus – Anthony Joshua

I Have Lost ‘Close Friends’ From My Boxing Gym To Coronavirus – Anthony Joshua

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Unified heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, says he has lost ‘close friends’ to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The WBA, IBF, WBO, and IBO titles holder revealed this in a video on his YouTube channel where he urged people to stay safe as the pandemic sweeps across the globe. The boxer, who also wished a speedy recovery to those who have tested positive for the disease, described COVID-19 as ‘no joke’. “Wherever you are in the world, I’m just checking in personally for everyone to just say that I hope you’re all well, you’re all keeping safe,” he said in the video. Blessings To You Joshua added, “This is a message to say you’ve got my support, we’re all doing the right thing. To the people who are suffering from coronavirus, I wish you a speedy recovery
Ighalo To Miss Manchester United Training Over Coronavirus Fears

Ighalo To Miss Manchester United Training Over Coronavirus Fears

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Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo will not join up with his new teammates on a training camp in Spain this week due to fears he could be denied re-entry to the United Kingdom if restrictions against the outbreak of Coronavirus are tightened. Ighalo joined United on loan until the end of the season on deadline day last month from Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua. “Due to the current situation in China, it has been decided that new signing Odion Ighalo will not travel to Spain as it is not guaranteed that he’d clear UK immigration on return should border restrictions tighten on travellers who’ve been in China within the past 14 days,” United said in a statement. “Odion will stay in Manchester on a personal training and fitness programme so that he will be ready to jo
Vincent Enyeama reveals African footballer that should have won World Best Player award

Vincent Enyeama reveals African footballer that should have won World Best Player award

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Ex-Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, has said former Cameroon forward, Samuel Eto’o, should have won the world best player award before he called time on his career in September. Enyeama stated this during an interview with GFFN. The ex-Nigeria international made a case for Eto’o, who came third at the 2005 FIFA World Player of the Year award ceremony, behind Ronaldinho and Frank Lampard. Samuel Eto’o, “I told them [French media] to their face, it is good to criticise Vincent when he makes a mistake but you all need to praise Vincent like you do to other goalkeepers. “You don’t praise me when I play good games, you don’t give me the hype. When I deserve an award, you don’t give them to me but when I make mistakes you blast me like I made heaven came to