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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
Sport Champions League: Mourinho names club likely to win trophy, best player of all time

Sport Champions League: Mourinho names club likely to win trophy, best player of all time

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Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has named Juventus as a club likely to win the UEFA Champions League trophy this season, ahead of both teams’ clash on Tuesday night at Old Trafford. Mourinho’s side head to the game against the Italian giants after a 2-2 draw with Chelsea in the Premier League last weekend, while Juventus played a 1-1 draw with Genoa in the Serie A encounter. Mourinho also praised Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo as one of the best players of all time. “Cristiano Ronaldo was one of the best players of all time and no one can say different than that, it’s as simple as that,” Daily Star quoted Mourinho as saying on Monday. “Juventus now have a special player who makes a difference. They are more than contenders to win the Champi
BREAKING NEWS… FIFA Bans Sierra Leone From World Football Activities (See Reason)

BREAKING NEWS… FIFA Bans Sierra Leone From World Football Activities (See Reason)

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FIFA has suspended the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) with immediate effect, due to government interference in soccer affairs, the sport’s world governing body said on Friday. FIFA’s decision came after it wrote to the African country’s sports minister expressing “grave concern” about the removal of SLFA President Isha Johansen and General Secretary Christopher Kamara. The football governing body had asked for both individuals to be allowed to access SLFA premises without delay to ensure that the operations of the association, including FIFA-funded projects, were not jeopardised. “The suspension will be lifted once SLFA and its recognised leadership have confirmed to FIFA that the SLFA administration, premises, accounts and communication channels are under their control
Mikel reveals how coach deceived him

Mikel reveals how coach deceived him

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Vitona Setubal midfielder, Mikel Ndubuisi Agu, has accused FC Porto coach, Sergio Conceicao, of deceiving him into a false sense of belief, that he would get a place in the top club’s main team this season. Mikel Agu, who had a sterling time on loan at Bursaspor of Turkey last season, says he missed a huge summer transfer due to Conceicao’s promise. He is now back on loan at Setubal, where he was sent by Porto three years ago. But the player, who almost made it with the Super Eagles to the World Cup in Russia, says he could have sealed a bigger deal instead, FootballLive reports. “As long as Sergio is coach of Porto, I will not return. He asked me to come back. “I went back for pre season and in the middle of it, he told me that I am not in his plans,” Mikel Agu said
Kenya rise as Ghana drop on September’s Fifa rankings

Kenya rise as Ghana drop on September’s Fifa rankings

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Kenya were the biggest movers in terms of points on September's Fifa world rankings as the earned 22 points. Those points. mainly thanks to their 1-0 win over Ghana in 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying, see them move up five places to 107th globally. Defeat for the Black Stars means they are the biggest fallers down six spots to 51st overall. Tunisia are up one place to 23 in the world to make them the outright top-ranked African nation. The Carthage Eagles move comes on the back of their 2-0 victory in Swaziland in a Nations Cup tie. Senegal, who were joint top in August, drop to 25th in the world and 2nd in Africa after they were held to a 2-2 draw in Madagascar in Nations Cup qualifier, Belgium also gained a place on the rankings to become the joint number one ...