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World Cup winner Nzonzi joins Galatasary on loan – The Punch
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World Cup winner Nzonzi joins Galatasary on loan – The Punch

World Cup winner Steven Nzonzi has joined Galatasary on loan from Roma, the Italian club announced on Friday. Midfielder Nzonzi, 30, who played five times during France’s campaign in Russia in 2018, made 39 appearances for the Stadio Olimpico side last season. “As part of the agreement, Galatasaray have the option to make the transfer…

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World Cup winner Nzonzi joins Galatasary on loan – Vanguard
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World Cup winner Nzonzi joins Galatasary on loan – Vanguard

World Cup winner Steven Nzonzi has joined Galatasary on loan from Roma, the Italian club announced on Friday. Midfielder Nzonzi, 30, who played five times during France’s campaign in Russia in 2018, made 39 appearances for the Stadio Olimpico side last season. “As part of the agreement, Galatasaray have the option to make the transfer…

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Football world showers Jay Jay Okocha with encomiums as legend turns 46 – Soccernet.ng
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Football world showers Jay Jay Okocha with encomiums as legend turns 46

Accolades have continued to pour in from every corner of the football world as arguably Nigeria’s most gifted football player ever celebrates his 46th birthday. Austin Okocha, born on the 14th of August 1973, was a former Super Eagles captain, an incredibly skilful playmaker, and one of the best African players of all time Best…

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Who can Liverpool face in the FIFA Club World Cup after winning the Champions League? – Liverpool Echo
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Who can Liverpool face in the FIFA Club World Cup after winning the Champions League? – Liverpool Echo

Liverpool will travel to Qatar this December to take part in the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup after winning the Champions League last season. The Reds beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in Madrid back in June to be lift the European Cup and to book their place in the annual tournament. As in previous years, the…

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Argentina World Cup winner Jose Luis Brown dies at 62 – CNA
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Argentina World Cup winner Jose Luis Brown dies at 62 – CNA

Sport Jose Luis Brown (fifth from right) lines up with the rest of the Argentina side ahead of the 1986 World Cup final. (Photo: AFP) 13 Aug 2019 11:30AM(Updated: 13 Aug 2019 12:04PM) BUENOS AIRES: World Cup winner Jose Luis Brown, who scored Argentina’s opening goal in the 1986 World Cup final against West Germany,…

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‘Abysmal’ or ‘world class’? Stop misunderstanding Paul Pogba – Football365.com
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‘Abysmal’ or ‘world class’? Stop misunderstanding Paul Pogba – Football365.com

The day started, for Graeme Souness, just like any other. He does not sleep, he waits, sitting in an armchair located in the corner of a darkened room. He rises at the first chorus of chirps from outside, opens the curtains, screws every light bulb in the house back in, and begins to feast on…

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England’s World Cup plans hit by player spat claims, injuries – Vanguard
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England’s World Cup plans hit by player spat claims, injuries – Vanguard

England’s World Cup build-up has been disrupted by claims of a spat between Ben Te’o and Mike Brown and a clutch of injury withdrawals before Sunday’s Test against Six Nations champions Wales. Sunwolves and Reds’ players observe a minute of silence for victims of the mosque attacks in Christchurch before their Super Rugby round 5…

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World Cup in Nigeria – Jamboree or catalyst for development? – Vanguard
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World Cup in Nigeria – Jamboree or catalyst for development? – Vanguard

World Cup By Segun Odegbami Nigeria never ceases to rattle and amaze me. With all its chaos and crisis, there is no place quite like the country in the world. It is difficult to understand what drives this most populous of Black nations on earth. World CupOML 42 host communities accuse operators of alleged unfair…

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World Cup: What Nigerian govt told FIFA – Daily Post Nigeria

The Federal Government has expressed excitement about the prospect of Nigeria hosting the next FIFA U-20 Women World Cup in 2020. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN dropped the hint on Thursday while receiving a delegation of FIFA Inspection Team at the Presidential Villa, adding that the government is actively supporting the bid of the Nigerian…

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2020 Women’s U20 World Cup: FIFA Thumbs up Lagos Stadiums – Latest football news in Nigeria – FootballliveNG
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2020 Women’s U20 World Cup: FIFA Thumbs up Lagos Stadiums – Latest football news in Nigeria – FootballliveNG

Twitter | followlasg A member of the FIFA inspection team, Sara Booth says the Teslim Balogun Stadium and Onikan stadium, both in Lagos, have all it takes to stage matches if Nigeria eventually gets FIFA’s nod to host the 2020 Women’s World Cup. During the scheduled four-day inspection of facilities and equipment by the five-member…

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Dani Alves eyes 2022 World Cup and wants to make history with Sao Paulo – Goal
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Dani Alves eyes 2022 World Cup and wants to make history with Sao Paulo – Goal

Presented by his new side on Tuesday, the defender explained his decision to join the Brazilian giants as he eyes his future goals Dani Alves wants to make history with Sao Paulo as the full-back reiterated his desire to play for Brazil at the 2022 World Cup.  Alves, 36, signed with the Brazilian giants until…

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Jan Vesely to miss World Cup due to injury – Eurohoops
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Jan Vesely to miss World Cup due to injury – Eurohoops

2019-08-05T13:25:27+00:00 2019-08-05T13:25:27+00:00 2019-08-05T13:29:09+00:00. Giannis Askounis 05/Aug/19 13:25 Eurohoops.net Giannis Askounis Czech Republic will not feature Jan Vesely in the 2019 FIBA World Cup. By John Askounis/ [email protected] The Czech Republic made it to the FIBA World Cup for the first time, but will not have Jan Vesely at China, the Czech Basketball Federation, CBF, announced…

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World Football: Messi Banned For Three Months – Mount Royal Soccer
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World Football: Messi Banned For Three Months – Mount Royal Soccer

Lionel Messi has been banned from playing for his country for three months following comments he made claiming the Copa America was ‘corrupt’.The Barcelona forward also incurred a $50,000 fine from CONMEBOL, the South American continent’s governing body.Although he has seven days in which to appeal the decision, as things stand Messi will miss Argentina’s…

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‘It was not that great’ – Gotze reveals ‘huge’ emotional toll of World Cup-winning goal – The World Game
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‘It was not that great’ – Gotze reveals ‘huge’ emotional toll of World Cup-winning goal – The World Game

Borussia Dortmund star Gotze, then of rivals Bayern Munich, was long tipped to be one of the world’s very best and had a decisive impact in the biggest match of his life when he scored the only goal of the final against Argentina at the Maracana.But having failed to kick on in the subsequent years,…

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Sports World: Alves goes home to Sao Paulo – The Straits Times
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Sports World: Alves goes home to Sao Paulo – The Straits Times

PublishedAug 3, 2019, 5:00 am SGT Alves goes home to Sao Paulo SAO PAULO • Brazil football captain Dani Alves announced on Thursday that he had joined Sao Paulo on a 31/2-year contract, a month after leaving French champions Paris Saint-Germain upon the expiry of his contract. The 36-year-old former Barcelona defender, who led the…

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