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10 Big Players That Won’t Be In Their Current Club Next Season: Aguero, Sturridge, Harzard, Aubameyang, Iniesta, Rooney, Others

Ediale Kingsley takes another prognostic peep into the future of some of the best footies in the world. Actually, these big names are unimaginably leaving the club next season and their fans have no clue. 1. Andres Iniesta He has won everything to be won in terms of trophies any footballer should win: World Cup and all from the center ...

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Cameroon Champion Of Africa Again, Denies Egypt 8th Title

  Cameroon rose again after years of underachievement to win the African Cup of Nations title on Sunday with a fabulous goal in the 89th minute of the final for a 2-1 come-from-behind victory against mighty Egypt. As the final whistle got nearer, substitute Vincent Aboubakar controlled the ball just outside the area, clipped it over a defender, and then ...

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Afcon 2017: Writers Select Their Highs And Lows From The Tournament

  From the standout match, player and goal through to personal highlights, disappointments and more, here is the verdict on the contest in Gabon   Vincent Aboubakar, Hugo Broos, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Christian Bassogog all played a part in Afcon 2017. Composite: AFP/Getty, Reuters   Match of the tournament Egypt 1-2 Cameroon The best was saved until last. This was ...

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Five Unexpected Talismans For Premier League Clubs

  Victor Moses See? Being a perennial Chelsea loanee is not necessarily a career death knell. All it took for Victor Moses was three separate loan spells of varying non-success, five different Blues managers since he joined in 2012, and a complete tactical overhaul from Antonio Conte in order for him to be brought in from the cold. Simple. David Luiz ...

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Morocco Sends Ivory Coast Packing

Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 to reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals and knock out the champions. Rachid Alioui scored with a terrific shot from 25 yards to earn the win for Morocco and their coach Herve Renard, who led the Ivorians to the 2015 title. Ivory Coast needed a win to go through but gave a listless performance, ...

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10 Thoughts On The Weekend Matches

Ediale Kingsley puts on his pondering hat as he chews on some of the games that went down this week.     1. Two good heads are better than one, they say. However, it took one rejected afro-made head and one accepted chinco-ponytailed-or-permed head to give Manchester United an equalizer plus a point. 2. Ramos head of last minute glories ...

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