Finally, Brazil open door to breaking foreign coach taboo
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Finally, Brazil open door to breaking foreign coach taboo

More than two decades since their last World Cup triumph and without a local consensus pick, Brazil are considering breaking an unwritten taboo – hiring a foreign coach.…

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FIFA bans four Uruguay players over World Cup incidents
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FIFA bans four Uruguay players over World Cup incidents

Four Uruguay players, including Diego Godin and Edinson Cavani, have been suspended over incidents following the team’s World Cup match against Ghana, Fifa announced on Friday. The Uruguayan…

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<strong>Napoli slams heavy price tag on Osimhen amidst Manchester United’s interest</strong>
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Napoli slams heavy price tag on Osimhen amidst Manchester United’s interest

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Following the interest that Manchester United have shown in having Nigeria’s in-form striker, Victor Osimhen, Napoli have indicated willingness to sell the star player if…

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<strong>Russia says any attempts to oust it from global sport over Ukraine will fail</strong>
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Russia says any attempts to oust it from global sport over Ukraine will fail

Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Friday that any attempt to squeeze Moscow out of international sport because of what it calls its special military operation…

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<strong>Southgate considered resigning as England manager before World Cup</strong>
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Southgate considered resigning as England manager before World Cup

Gareth Southgate contemplated resigning as England manager following criticism ahead of last year’s World Cup despite leading his team to the 2018 World Cup semi-finals and the Euro…

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Samson Siasia loses suit in US against FIFA
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Samson Siasia loses suit in US against FIFA

Soccer’s world governing body FIFA prevailed in a U.S. appeals court over a former Nigeria national team coach seeking to overturn his lifetime ban, later reduced to five…

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Socceroos’ former refugee winger Mabil named Young Australian Of The Year
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Socceroos’ former refugee winger Mabil named Young Australian Of The Year

Socceroos winger Awer Mabil has been named 2023 Young Australian Of The Year for his charitable work in the East African refugee camps where he was born. The…

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<strong>Breaking! CAF bans journalist for sexual abuse</strong>
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Breaking! CAF bans journalist for sexual abuse

A journalist that was once named as “best sports journalist of all time” in his country has been banned for five years for sexual abuse of a Moroccan lady during…

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<strong>Tragedy! CAF commiserate as Mauritania FA VP dies celebrating teams win over Mali at CHAN</strong>
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Tragedy! CAF commiserate as Mauritania FA VP dies celebrating teams win over Mali at CHAN

Africa’s football governing body, CAF has commiserated with the Mauritania Football Association over a sudden and unexpected death of Mauritania Football Association Vice President, Pape Amghar Dieng. Dieng passed…

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<strong>Brothers of sexual assault accuse, Dani Alves, cry foul! “Dani Alves fell into a trap and is the victim of a demonic-diabolical conspiracy”</strong>
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Brothers of sexual assault accuse, Dani Alves, cry foul! “Dani Alves fell into a trap and is the victim of a demonic-diabolical conspiracy”

Family members of imprisoned without bail option, Dani Alves are claiming that their football hero was set up to ruin his career. One of them, Ney Alves defends…

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<strong>UEFA Nations League to have new knockout round after 2024</strong>
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UEFA Nations League to have new knockout round after 2024

The UEFA Nations League will be expanded with a new knockout round after 2024, European soccer’s governing body said on Wednesday following its executive committee’s meeting in Nyon,…

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<strong>Nigerian-born Madueke ‘absolutely buzzing’ after signing for Chelsea</strong>
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Nigerian-born Madueke ‘absolutely buzzing’ after signing for Chelsea

Chelsea completed the signing of Chukwunonso Tristan “Noni” Madueke on Friday as coach Graham Potter prepares to hand a Premier League debut to Ukraine international Mykhailo Mudryk. England under-21…

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<strong>Premier League clubs set new record for January spending</strong>
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Premier League clubs set new record for January spending

Premier League clubs have broken the record for transfer spending during the January window with a £440 million ($542 million) spree, according to sports finance experts Deloitte. By…

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FIFA launches education initiative designed to develop digital skills of member associations
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FIFA launches education initiative designed to develop digital skills of member associations

FIFA has launched FIFA Digital Skills, an educational programme designed to develop the expertise of professionals in the global football community on all things digital, through a dedicated…

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OCEAUNZ unveiled as the official match ball for Women’s World Cup 2023
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OCEAUNZ unveiled as the official match ball for Women’s World Cup 2023

In accordance to established tradition, an official ball has been unveiled for the FIFA World Cup 2023 holding in Australia and New Zealand. It is the ninth successive…

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<strong>Higuita, Ronaldinho, Maradona, Benjamin Mendy… other footballers who went to jail before Dani Alves</strong>
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Higuita, Ronaldinho, Maradona, Benjamin Mendy… other footballers who went to jail before Dani Alves

Dani Alves is currently in jail after being involved in a case of sexual assault. Unfortunately, he is not the first footballer who has ended up behind bars. We review other…

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<strong>Struggling Everton sack manager Lampard</strong>
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Struggling Everton sack manager Lampard

Everton have sacked manager Frank Lampard, British media reported on Monday, after a poor run of form that has left the Premier League club in a relegation battle.…

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<strong>Dani Alves rape victim speaks out: “I didn’t know what was behind that door, I thought there would be another VIP area…I resisted but he was much stronger than me”</strong>
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Dani Alves rape victim speaks out: “I didn’t know what was behind that door, I thought there would be another VIP area…I resisted but he was much stronger than me”

According to a Spanish news publication, ‘La Vanguardia‘  former Barcelona Brazilian player, Dani Alves  forced the young girl he raped  to say that she was “his little whore”…

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<strong>Barca coach Xavi apologises for comment after Alves accusations</strong>
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Barca coach Xavi apologises for comment after Alves accusations

Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez apologised on Sunday for a comment he had made about Dani Alves, who was arrested earlier this week following sexual assault allegations. The 39-year-old defender,…

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<strong>English Premier League talking points</strong>
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English Premier League talking points

Talking points from the latest round of Premier League games: HAALAND CONTINUES TO MAKE PREMIER LEAGUE LOOK EASY After going three Manchester City appearances without a goal prior…

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<strong>We paid for mistakes says Man Utd boss Ten Hag</strong>
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We paid for mistakes says Man Utd boss Ten Hag

Erik ten Hag blamed defensive mistakes as his Manchester United side went down 3-2 at Premier League leaders Arsenal on Sunday to leave them 11 points off the…

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