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Messi caught up in FIFA vote-rigging storm, countries claim they didn’t vote for him

FIFA’s prestigious The Best awards have been struck by a vote rigging storm amid claims indicating the ballot was rigged. Lionel Messi walked away with the best men’s player accolade at the glitzy ceremony in Milan on Monday, pipping Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk to the award. Given Van Dijk’s remarkable season at Liverpool, where he led the club to their sixth Champions

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Junior Agogo, Former Ghana And Bristol Rovers Forward, Dies Aged 40

Former Ghana International Junior Agogo has died at the age of 40. Agogo was born in Accra, but made his professional debut for Sheffield Wednesday during the 1998-99 season. He played only two games for the Owls and had loan spells at Oldham, Chester, Chesterfield and Lincoln, before moving to the US with Chicago Fire in 2000. He returned to

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UEFA and Chelsea celebrate Michael Essien

UEFA and Chelsea FC have paid a glorious tribute to club legend Michael Essien. English Premier League giants side remembered the Ghanaian midfielder on their ‘On This Day’ that marks the club’s most historic days. With Essien having signed for Chelsea exactly on this day, 19 August 2005, from French Ligue 1 side Olympic Lyon for a fee of 26

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AFCON: Mahrez Goal Gives Algeria Winning Start; Morocco And Senegal Record Victories

Riyad Mahrez led Algeria to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Kenya, as they opened their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a competent display in their Group C match on Sunday. Mahrez scored the second goal just before half-time, after the striker Baghdad Bounedjah, had opened the scoring with a 34th minute penalty.The Kenya midfielder Dennis Odhiambo, gave away the

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AFCON: Egypt, Nigeria, Uganda Off To Flying Start

Egypt, Uganda and Nigeria, have recorded wins in Groups A and B of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), despite some difficult encounters. In Group A, the host nation, Egypt started their AFCON 2019 campaign with a victory in front of over 70,000 supporters, as Mohammed Trezeguet’s excellent first half strike in the 44th minutes secured a 1-0 win,

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AFCON 2019: Who Are The Stars To Watch Out For?

The much anticipated 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON), is two days away with kick off scheduled for Friday, June 21, but just how well do you know about the potential stars of the tournament? The most coveted continental title for African countries would this year be hosted by record winners Egypt, who have won it on seven occasions, including

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CAF President Ahmad Ahmad Arrested In Paris On Corruption Claims

The president of Africa’s football governing body Ahmad Ahmad was arrested Thursday morning at a hotel in Paris where he was staying to attend the FIFA Congress. FIFA has confirmed that Ahmad Ahmad was arrested at the Berri Hotel on charges of corruption and financial and fiscal offences. Ahmad Ahmad’s arrest is linked to the contract unilaterally broken by CAF

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My Downfall Is The Will of God – Ex-Ghana FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi

Former Ghana Football Association President, Kwesi Nyantakyi, says he has been made stronger by the challenges that brought his dominance in African and world football to an ignominious end, adding that he never wavered during the turbulent times of his life. Ironically, this week will mark exactly one year since the blockbuster Anas Aremeyaw Anas exposé, which was aired on

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