German players to get 400,000 euros each in case of World Cup win-FA
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German players to get 400,000 euros each in case of World Cup win-FA

Germany players will each receive 400,000 euros ($390,000) if they lift the World Cup in Qatar later this year, the country’s football association (DFB) said on Sunday after…

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Egypt drop Salah from Liberia friendly
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Egypt drop Salah from Liberia friendly

Egypt forward Mohamed Salah will be rested for next week’s friendly against Liberia and return to Liverpool ahead of the resumption of the Premier League season, national team…

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Merciless Messi powers Argentina past Honduras in Miami
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Merciless Messi powers Argentina past Honduras in Miami

Lionel Messi scored twice and Argentina dominated Honduras 3-0 on Friday in Miami as the World Cup-bound team continues to fine-tune its game ahead of the upcoming international…

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Richarlison double as Brazil stroll past Ghana
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Richarlison double as Brazil stroll past Ghana

Richarlison scored twice as Brazil breezed past Ghana with a comfortable 3-0 victory in a friendly in Le Havre, France on Friday. Marquinhos opened the scoring after nine…

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Ronaldo charged with improper conduct 
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Ronaldo charged with improper conduct 

Europa League – Group E – Sheriff Tiraspol v Manchester United – Zimbru Stadium, Chisinau, Moldova – September 15, 2022 Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo during the warm up…

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Turkey sending 3,000 police to Qatar to help secure World Cup
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Turkey sending 3,000 police to Qatar to help secure World Cup

Turkey will send more than 3,000 riot police to Qatar to help secure World Cup stadiums and hotels in a security operation paid for by the competition hosts…

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India 2022: Olowookere picks Dah-Zossu, Ajakaye, Afolabi, 18 others for World Cup
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India 2022: Olowookere picks Dah-Zossu, Ajakaye, Afolabi, 18 others for World Cup

Nigeria’s u-17 women’s team Head Coach Bankole Olowookere has selected team captain Alvine Dah-Zossu, midfield jewel Taiwo Afolabi and top scorer Opeyemi Ajakaye as part of the 21-girl squad…

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Paul Pogba extortion case takes bizarre twist 
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Paul Pogba extortion case takes bizarre twist 

A police investigation into allegations that France midfielder Paul Pogba was targeted by extortionists took a bizarre new twist Friday with his elder brother Mathias releasing a long string of videos taking…

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World Cup players to get FIFA data analysis app
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World Cup players to get FIFA data analysis app

When the World Cup kicks off in Qatar on Nov. 20 fans can expect a flurry of stats and match footage on social media and FIFA is hoping…

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Indian High Commissioner felicitates with Flamingos
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Indian High Commissioner felicitates with Flamingos

The High Commissioner of India to Nigeria, Gangaharan Balasubramanian on Thursday hosted players and officials of the U17 Girls’ National Team, Flamingos at the India High Commission in…

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Rainbow armbands are new flashpoint for FIFA and Qatar World Cup
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Rainbow armbands are new flashpoint for FIFA and Qatar World Cup

Fifa and World Cup organisers came under pressure on Wednesday from a group of European football federations that said they planned to have their captains wear armbands with…

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FIFA President, Infantino meets with Okonjo-Iwuala
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FIFA President, Infantino meets with Okonjo-Iwuala

At the sidelines of the 77th  United Nations General Assembly, FIFA President Gianni Infantino met with Nigeria’s Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iwuala who is the Director General of World Trade Organisation.…

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Full house in Eagles’ camp in Constantine as team looks forward to big clash
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Full house in Eagles’ camp in Constantine as team looks forward to big clash

The Super Eagles’ camp at the Marriott Constantine hit the hundred per cent mark on Wednesday afternoon with the arrival of goalkeeper Francis Uzoho and defender Ebube Duru.…

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Pilot in crash that killed Argentinian Sala said plane was ‘dodgy’
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Pilot in crash that killed Argentinian Sala said plane was ‘dodgy’

The pilot flying the plane that came down in the English Channel, killing Argentinian footballer Emiliano Sala, previously complained that the aircraft was “dodgy”, according to audio obtained…

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Ballon d’Or introduces Brazil’s Socrates Award for players 
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Ballon d’Or introduces Brazil’s Socrates Award for players 

The Ballon d’Or organisers said on Wednesday they are adding a humanitarian prize to this year’s ceremony named for Socrates the elegant Brazil midfielder, who also held a…

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Drunkenness may be overlooked in Qatar during World Cup
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Drunkenness may be overlooked in Qatar during World Cup

Qatar tries to balance religious tradition, World Cup fervour Embassies have warned fans of tough Qatari laws Organisers look to show flexibility for minor offences -source  World Cup…

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Nations League games offer European teams last chance to prepare for World Cup
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Nations League games offer European teams last chance to prepare for World Cup

A hectic schedule of club football ahead of the World Cup is interrupted this week as national teams get a last chance to fine-tune their preparations before travelling…

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Qatar emir says no ‘discrimination against gays and lesbians’ at the World Cup 
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Qatar emir says no ‘discrimination against gays and lesbians’ at the World Cup 

Qatar’s ruler on Tuesday that all fans will be welcomed to this year’s World Cup “without discrimination” in a bid to ease fears raised by LGBTQ activists. Homosexuality…

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Van Gaal goes in search of ‘penalty killer’ for World Cup
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Van Gaal goes in search of ‘penalty killer’ for World Cup

The Netherlands will be testing their goalkeepers in a special penalty shootout training session this week with an eye on the World Cup later this year, coach Louis…

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Lewandowski to wear Shevchenko’s Ukraine armband at World Cup
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Lewandowski to wear Shevchenko’s Ukraine armband at World Cup

Poland captain Robert Lewandowski has pledged to wear Ukrainian colours on his sleeve at the World Cup to show solidarity with the war-torn country after getting a special…

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Chelsea sack commercial director 
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Chelsea sack commercial director 

Chelsea said they have terminated commercial director Damian Willoughby’s employment with immediate effect after receiving evidence he had sent “inappropriate messages” before being appointed by the Premier League…

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