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90min’s Definitive European Power Rankings: Week 13 – UEFA Champions League Special

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In a week in which: – Liverpool fans, players and coaches complained incessantly. – Neymar proved he’s better than Mohamed Salah. – Virgil van Dijk proved he’s not the best centre back in the world. Enjoy another edition of 90min’s Definitive European Power Rankings, and some quotes from David O....

Cameroon stripped of hosting 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

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Cameroon have been stripped of hosting next year’s Africa Cup of Nations, says the Confederation of African Football. African football’s governing body (Caf) says it is because of delays in the progress of Cameroon’s preparation for the tournament, due to start in June. Officials made the decision at a meeting...

Mohamed Salah, the Liverpool superstar giving away thousands to help Egyptians

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In recent years, Egypt has often made headlines for dispiriting reasons – such as political unrest and terror attacks – but one man has been changing that. Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has enjoyed an incredible year on the pitch, finishing as the top scorer in the 2017-18 Premier League season,...

History of the BBC African Footballer of the Year award

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Ivory Coast and Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure is a two-time winner of the awardFollowing the launch of the BBC African Footballer of the Year award, BBC Sport looks at all the previous winners. The prize started life as the BBC African Sports Star of the Year award in 1992,...

Attack, attack, attack? How Man Utd’s goals have dried up since Sir Alex Ferguson left

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Manchester United were known as the Premier League’s entertainers, sweeping all before them under Sir Alex Ferguson. Over the 26 years of the Scot’s reign some of the finest attacking talent the country has seen, goalscoring heroes such as the enigmatic Eric Cantona, the prolific Ruud van Nistelrooy and the...

Africa: SAFA President Briefs AGM on AFCON 2019

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Photo: 2010 FIFA OC Danny Jordaan arriving for the Ghana vs Uruguay quarter final match at Soccer City in Johannesburg, July 2, 2010. press release Dr Danny Jordaan has told the SAFA AGM in Johannesburg on Sunday, 2 December 2018 that CAF has asked the Association to seriously consider hosting...

African Cup of Nations Looking for New 2019 Site

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Photo: Aps CAN Cameroun 2019 By Moki Edwin Kindzeka There have been mixed reactions in Cameroon after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) withdrew the 2019 continental soccer event-hosting rights from the central African state. The government has described the CAF decision as "total injustice" while some people say the...

Gambia: Tallinding United Bounces Back to Draw Banjul United

By Sulayman Bah Tallinding United secured a point off Banjul United after the pair's Saturday's meeting ended a draw at the Serrekunda East mini-stadium. United teed off their campaign on a 2-1 defeat to Brikama United at home to the Sateba outfit. The Buffer Zone side could have raced into...

Cameroon: AFCON Hosting Disappointment – National Assembly Calls for Calm, Patriotism

The November 2018 ordinary session of the National Assembly ended on December 1, 2018. The closing plenary sitting of the National Assembly for the November 2018 ordinary session of Parliament took place on December 1, 2018 on the morrow of the decision by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to...

CAF Ousts Sierra Leone From AFCON 2019 Over Interferences

<div class="post-body-inner">Sierra Leone have been disqualified from the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying campaign by the <a href="https://www.completesportsnigeria.com/caf-south-africa-afcon-2019/">Confederation of African Football</a> (CAF) due to constant government interference in the affairs of the nation’s football federation. The decision was taken by CAF’s Executive Committee in Accra on Friday, and...