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South Africa confident Covid woes will go in time for Club World Cup in December

South Africa's FA (Safa) is confident the country can sufficiently suppress its number of Covid-19 infections in time to host Fifa's Club World Cup later this year.South Africa has expressed a keen interest in staging the club tournament, after...

Egypt appoints ex-Real Madrid boss Queiroz as new coach after El-Badry sack

Carlos Queiroz was appointed Wednesday as Egypt's new coach following the sacking of Hossam El-Badry after an unconvincing start to qualifying for the 2022 World Cup.The Egyptian football federation said Queiroz, a former Manchester United assistant and Real Madrid...

Issa Hayatou comes under Fifa hammer, receives one year ban

Fifa has banned its former vice president and the ex-president of the Confederation of African Football (Caf) Issa Hayatou for a year.Football's world governing body found the 74-year-old Cameroonian responsible for having breached the article relating to 'duty of...

Egypt FA say Salah wanted to play at Tokyo 2020 but Liverpool refused

Mohamed Salah wanted to play at this month's Olympic Games in Tokyo only for Liverpool to refuse permission, the chairman of Egypt's FA has said.Clubs are not obliged to release players as the men's Olympic football tournament is not...

Gambia national team boycotts meeting with President Barrow over bonuses

The Gambia's national football team has boycotted a meeting with the country's President Adama Barrow in a row over their bonuses for qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations finals.The players have written to The Gambia Football Federation (GFF)...

Manchester United undone by Everton’s last minute equaliser

Manchester United missed the chance to move level on points with Manchester City at the top of the Premier League after Dominic Calvert-Lewin's 95th-minute equaliser salvaged a 3-3 draw for Everton at Old Trafford.Edinson Cavani and Bruno Fernandes put...

FIFA bans CAF president Ahmad Ahmad for 5 years

The head of Confederation of African football (CAF) Ahmad Ahmad has been suspended by FIFA for five years for corruption, the global governing body announced on Monday.Ahmad, from Madagascar, has been president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF)...

Why Barcelona and Messi parting maybe mutually beneficial

When six time ballon d'or winner and FC Barcelona icon Lionel Messi, dropped the bombshell that he wants to leave FC Barcelona to ply his trade elsewhere, the football World was expectedly rattled.Prompting pundits who cannot imagine the Argentine...

Crystal Palace signs British born Nigerian forward, Eberechi Eze

British born Nigerian, Eberechi Oluchi Eze has became Crystal Palace second most expensive signing and Roy Hodgson's most, in his time as the club manager, after signing for a reported £20 million ($26.5 million) from second-tier Queens Park Rangers.Hodgson...

Man Utd captain Maguire released after 2 nights in police custody

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire was released from Greek police custody Saturday, TV footage showed, pending a hearing on assault charges on the island of Mykonos.Local TV footage showed Maguire leaving a courthouse on neighbouring Syros island, apparently accompanied...
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USA ambassador to Haiti quits over US treatment of Haitian migrants

The United States Special Envoy for Haiti abruptly resigned his post on Wednesday, amid a still-unfolding crisis involving thousands...
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