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Rwanda ready to finalise bid for 2019 Under-17 World Cup

Rwanda’s Football Association (Ferwafa) is preparing to finalise its bid to host the 2019 Under-17 World Cup. The Ferwafa president Vincent Nzamwita insists the country is capable of host a tournament of such a stature. “We have already submitted a formal request to Fifa to host the event and …

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Ghanaian forward Caleb Ekuban suffers injury for Leeds United in win over Sunderland

Caleb Ekuban Leeds United suffered injury blow on Saturday afternoon after Caleb Ekuban limped off the field in their 2-0 victory over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. The Italian-born Ghanaian suffered an injury mid-way through the second half and was replaced by Stuart Dallas, who went on to score …

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Lalas Abubakar named Man of the Match after debut MLS goal in Columbus Crew win

Lalas Abubakar Defender Lalas Abubakar was named Man of the Match after his impressive showcase in Columbus Crew’s 2-1 win over Orlando City FC in the MLS last week. Abubakar opened the scoring which was his first goal for the club and the American top-flight. The centre back invaded …

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Turkish giants Galatasaray to step up Kwadwo Asamoah chase after midfielder’s benching by Juventus

Kwadwo Asamoah is being touted as a player for Galatasaray Turkish giants Galatasaray will step up their pursuit of Juventus ace Kwadwo Asamoah after the midfielder was benched in the Serie A opening match.  Asamoah was benched in the Italian Serie A match as Juventus began their title defence with …

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Ghana goalkeeper Razak Brimah delighted over his Sundowns maiden bench appearance

Razak Brimah Goalkeeper Razak Brimah has expressed his delight after making his maiden appearance for Mamelodi Sundowns as an unused substitute in Saturday’s opening PSL campaign which resulted in the 2-0 win over SuperSport United. The former Cordoba warmed the bench as coach Pitso Mosimane preferred to start experienced ace …

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Black Stars B captain Daniel Darkwah: Our best was not enough

Daniel Darkwah Black Stars B captain Daniel Darkwah admits their efforts were not enough to secure qualification to the 2018 African Nations Championship.  The Local Black Stars suffered a shock 2-1 defeat at the Baba Yara Stadium to exit 4-3 on aggregate. This is the second successive time that the …

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CAF postpones inspection mission to Cameroon – Starr Fm

An inspection mission to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosts Cameroon has been postponed by the Confederation of African Football (Caf). The Caf-appointed team was scheduled to begin the eight-day inspection on Sunday 20 August. Caf confirmed the visit would now take place at a later date following the withdrawal …

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Leeds fans react to Caleb Ekuban’s performance against Sunderland

Caleb Ekuban scores on his competitive debut for Leeds United Leeds United maintained their 100 per cent start to the new season with a 2-0 win over fellow promotion chasers Sunderland this weekend, with goals from Samu Saiz and Stuart Dallas enough to seal all three points for the Whites. …

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