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Asian Cup Qualifiers: Oman thrash Bhutan 14-0

​ In one of the 2019 Asian Cup qualifying matches played on Tuesday, Oman defeated Bhutan 14-0 in Group D with striker Abdulaziz Al Maqbali scoring a double hat-trick as the home side averaged a goal every six minutes. The Asian...

Nigeria vs Burkina Faso cancelled

​ The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed that Super Eagles international friendly against Burkina Faso in London next week has been cancelled because of visa issues affecting seven travelling players from their opponents camp. Nigeria was using the match scheduled...

Match report: Nigeria 1-1 Senegal

​ Approximately 2,013 fans, mostly young ones had to brave the freezing weather in north-west London on Thursday night to grace this languorous international friendly between Nigeria and Senegal at the Barnet's Hive stadium with Premier League referee Anthony Taylor...

Liverpool star Sadio Mane’s family attacked in Senegal over his AFCON penalty loss

Sadio Mane's family home in Senegal was reportedly attacked after his country were knocked out of the Africa Cup of Nations. The Liverpool winger missed the decisive penalty as Senegal crashed out in the quarter-final against Cameroon. His relatives live in...

Cameroon coach throws dig at Liverpool star following AFCON triumph

Cameroon boss Hugo Broos has taken a swipe at Joel Matip, as well as the six other players who rejected the chance to represent their nation, as the side pulled off a shock 2-1 win over Egypt. Despite being called up,...

10 things you should know about AFCON 2017

The Africa Cup of Nations kicks off on the January 14, with Gabon facing off against Guinea-Bissau in the opening fixture. You may be aware that Ivory Coast are the holders and that the Premier League is about to lose...

Colombian legend says Cristiano Ronaldo is a bad influence on James Rodriguez

Former Newcastle player Faustino Asprilla believes that Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is a negative influence on his Colombian compatriot James Rodriguez. James is one of Colombia's brightest star and the captain of the national team. He is deeply loved in his...

Eric Dier slams Manchester United star Ander Herrara for elbowing his face

England midfielder Eric Dier has blasted Manchester United star Ander Herrera of elbowing him in the face during the 2-2 draw at Wembley on Tuesday, as reported by Talk Sport. Making his international debut for Spain, Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera was...

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois angry with Eden Hazard over backheel

Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has revealed he was angry with Eden Hazard whilst on international duty with Belgium. During their 6-0 drubbing over Gibraltar, the Chelsea attacker tried a backheel in a dangerous area of the pitch, which potentially could have...

Nigerian Premier League Duo Faces FIFA Ban After Faking Injury to Avoid International Call-Up

Chelsea winger Victor Moses and Watford striker Isaac Success both face ban by reportedly faking injuries to avoid international duty with Nigeria. New reports suggest that FIFA might ban them from from playing their next Premier League game due to...

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Bayern beat Real Madrid to win Audi Cup

Bayern Munich have emerged 2015 Audi Cup winners courtesy of Robert Lewandowski's 87th minute goal as the Bavarians beat Spanish giants Real Madrid 1-0...

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