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African players ‘not respected’ in Ballon d’Or vote, says Eto’o

African players still do not get the recognition they deserve, Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o told AFP in an exclusive interview, as he hopes that this will finally be the year another player from the continent wins the Ballon d’Or. George Weah, the former Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan striker who is now the president …

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CAF orders closed door tie for Enyimba

Nigerian champions Enyimba have been ordered to play their CAF Champions League preliminary round tie behind closed doors over stadium concerns, club officials said Tuesday. Enyimba is looking to come back from a 1-0 away loss to Burkina Faso’s Rahimo on Sunday at their home arena in Aba, southeast Nigeria. …

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Iheanacho gets new jersey number at Leicester City

Super Eagles striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, has been given a new jersey number at Leicester City. Iheanacho will now wear the No.14 shirt for Brendan Rodgers’s side for the 2019-20 season. The former Manchester City star switched from his previous number, 8, which he had worn since joining the club from …

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Transfer: Arsenal forward, Takuma Asano leaves club

Arsenal forward, Takuma Asano has joined Partizan Belgrade on a permanent deal. According to Mondo, the Japanese international joined the Serbian side on a three-year deal. Belgrade signed Asano for £1 million transfer fee from the Premier League giants. Asano joined Arsenal from Sanfrecce Hiroshima in 2016 during the regime …

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What Super Eagles striker said after joining Lille

Lille’s new signing, Victor Osimhen has said that he wants to follow in the footsteps of former Super Eagles stars, Vincent Enyeama and Peter Odemwingie, after joining the French Ligue 1 side on Thursday. It was reported that the Super Eagles striker joined Lille on a five-year deal from Sporting Charleroi …

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