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You Can’t Compare Messi with Me, Says Pele

Football legend, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pelé has stated that he is out of the league of five-time Ballon d’Or winner, Lionel Messi and there is no basis for comparison. According to Goal.com. Pele said, Lionel Messi “only has one skill”, and even his fellow Argentine Diego Maradona was “much better” than him. Pele suggested that the 31-year-old …

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Man-U Forward, Sanchez To Stay Out Of Action For Injury

 By Jimoh Bolaji Manchester United star, Alexis Sanchez is set for a spell on the sidelines after it was confirmed he has suffered a hamstring injury. The Chilean has started just seven matches so far this season in a campaign that has been plagued by injuries. Speaking to the press on Friday, manager Jose Mourinho confirmed the injury and was …

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Buhari Congratulates Victorious Super Falcons On 2018 AWCON

Following Nigeria’s defeat of South Africa’s Banyana Banyana 4-3 on penalties in the final of the 11th Africa Women Cup of Nations (AWCON), Ghana 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a congratulatory message to the team. The President, in a congratulatory message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Saturday, expressed delight at the discipline …

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Football: Why Boateng Has Been Dropped From Germany Squad

Boateng, right with Leroy Sane: dropped from Germany national team The reason is out why long-time Germany stalwart Jerome Boateng has been left out of national coach Joachim Loew’s squad for internationals in November. The news of his being left is likely to hit his fans hard, but it has all to do with the fact that the 30-year-old 2014 …

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How Drogba’s Football Ended Ivory Coast’s Decades of War

His biggest goal was bringing peace to his home nation. By Donald Wine In the 21st century, there are very few players who have dominated on the field more than Didier Drogba. The heart of the Ivory Coast’s emergence as a dominant African soccer power, Drogba has been one of the world’s greatest strikers throughout the 2000s and 2010s. But, …

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Breaking: Didier Drogba Retires From Football

Former Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba has ended his glittering football career Drogba, now 40 years old,  decided to hang his boots after his team, Phoenix Rising, which he part-owned lost to Louisville City in the USL Cup final. It was the final of U.S. football’s second tier. Didier Drogba, in full Didier Yves Drogba Tébily, was born …

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“I’ll Buy Another Club If Arsenal Won’t Be Sold To Me” – Dangote

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, had said he will consider buying a football club other than London-based Arsenal if controlling shareholder Stan Kroenke refuses to sell. Dangote, 61-years and worth $11.1bn, who is a fan of the club, has wanted to buy the British club for years now – he says he’ll make a move only after he has completed …

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Laliga Partners Lagos Business School to Run Sports Management Business

By Paul Mbagwu LaLiga, the Spanish Football league on Tuesday entered into a partnership with the Lagos Business School to organize and offer sport management courses in Nigeria. The partnership was announced at the Lagos Business School where both parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). As part of the partnership, LaLiga and Lagos Business School will develop together different …

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Mourinho Defends Decision To Play Martial

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho defended his decision to play Anthony Martial instead Alexis Sanchez after a 3-1 loss away to West Ham on Saturday condemned Manchester United to a third defeat in seven Premier League games — their worst start to a domestic campaign in nearly 30 years.

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