Sport Africa
2 months ago
The Sun UK reporter Kealan Hughes has urged Arsenal to take a look at Chelsea product of Nigerian descent, Tammy Abraham as a possible replacement for the injured Gabriel Jesus.

Jesus faces several weeks on the sidelines after undergoing surgery following an injury he suffered while on international duty for Brazil against African side Cameroon at the ongoing World Cup.

Hughes has drawn up a shortlist of five strikers Arsenal could be forced into going for in the January transfer window, with AS Roma star Abraham finding his name on the list.

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Sport Africa
2 months ago
In a now-viral video, the 41-year-old, who is in Qatar as a World Cup legacy ambassador, was filmed attacking the Algerian who appeared to have verbally assaulted the former African Footballer of the Year.

Eto'o has been widely condemned for his action and the former Barcelona star in a statement issued on Tuesday also admitted he could have done better even in the face of provocation.

While apologising and taking responsibility for his action, Eto'o also enjoined the Algerian authorities to put an end to the bad blood their World Cup miss has generated.

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Sport Africa
2 months ago
Morocco defeated Spain in a penalty shootout, making the Atlas Lions the only team from outside Europe or South America to make it to the quarterfinals in Qatar -- and the first Arab team in World Cup history to make it to the last eight.

The King of Morocco, Mohammed VI, praised the national team and sent his "heartfelt congratulations" to the players, the technical team and administrative personnel, "who gave their all and blazed a trail throughout this great sporting event," according to a statement from the royal palace.

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Sport Africa
2 months ago
Morocco thus become the only African country to qualify for the quarter final in this year's World Cup.

Morocco on Tuesday qualified for the quarter final of the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Morocco defeated Spain 4-1 on penalties after the game ended 0-0 at the end of 120 minutes.

Morocco thus become the only African country to qualify for the quarter final in this year's World Cup.

Source: https://www.premiumtimesng.com/sports/football/569307-just-in-morocco-qualify-for-world-cup-quarter-final-after-defeatin...
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Sport Africa
3 months ago
Nigeria: Osimhen's Goal Sets Napoli Record in Serie A

Osimhen proved the game-winner for the second Serie A match as his 80th-minute goal snagged all three points against Roma

Victor Osimhen scored the only goal as Napoli defeated Roma 1-0 in Serie A on Sunday night, setting a new Partenopei record of 11 straight victories. The hard-fought win at the Stadio Olimpico moved them three points clear at the top of the table.

Source: https://www.premiumtimesng.com/sports/football/561307-osimhens-goal-sets-napoli-record-in-serie-a.html
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Sport Africa
3 months ago (E)
FC Platinum is Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League Champions 2022

FC Platinum have been crowned Premier Soccer League champions for the fourth successive season after their nearest rivals Dynamos lost away at relegation-threatened Bulawayo City on Saturday.

Second-placed Dynamos needed a victory to delay FC Platinum's title celebrations but they succumbed to a shock 1-0 defeat to Bulawayo City at Barbourfields Stadium.

Midfielder Melikhaya Ncube scored the only goal of the match from the penalty spot in the 83rd minute after Frank Makarati handled the ball inside the box.

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