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Hakimi missed a penalty as South Africa defeated Morocco

South Africa’s national football team, Bafana Bafana, secured a spot in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) quarter-finals by defeating tournament favorites Morocco 2-0. The match, held in San-Pedro, saw Evidence Makgopa scoring the opening goal before Hakimi missed a penalty for Morocco. Sofyan Amrabat of Morocco was later sent off, and Teboho Mokoena sealed […]

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FT: Nottingham 1 Arsenal 2 [Highlights]

Arsenal secured a crucial away victory against Nottingham Forest with goals from Gabriel Jesus and Bukayo Saka, reducing their gap to two points behind league leaders Liverpool. The win marked Arsenal’s first away victory since December, reigniting their title challenge. Despite Forest’s historical advantage on home turf, their defensive approach failed to contain Arsenal’s attack, […]

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Super Eagles’s goalkeeper has started training

Goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali returned to training on Tuesday evening after making an impressive recovery from injury, according to a report by SPORTMATA. Nwabali had suffered a mild ligament injury during the Super Eagles’ 2-0 win over the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon last Saturday. Initially training separately on Monday as the Super Eagles began preparations for […]

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How Drogba ended 5-year civil war in Cote D’Ivoire

In Cote D’Ivoire, a civil war erupted on September 19, 2002, with opposition forces launching attacks on three cities, including Abidjan, against President Laurent Gbagbo. The conflict persisted for five years until football emerged as a unifying force. In 2007, the national football team, led by Didier Drogba, played a vital role in bringing the […]

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Chris Sutton names three players to follow Klopp out of Liverpool

Chris Sutton, a former Chelsea star, has suggested that Mohamed Salah, Virgil van Dijk, and Andrew Robertson could also leave Liverpool at the end of the season with Jurgen Klopp’s departure. Sutton expressed sadness at Klopp’s impending departure, acknowledging the manager’s significant impact on Liverpool’s competitiveness against Manchester City. He speculated that Salah, Van Dijk, […]

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Nigerian attacker signs five-year contract with Danish club

Nigerian forward Isa Musa has recently committed to a new five-year deal with FC Midtjylland, a Danish Superliga club, as announced by the club on their website. The 19-year-old, who joined Midtjylland from Nigerian partner club FC Ebedei last year, has secured his future with the Danish club until the end of 2028. As a […]

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Awoniyi set for Nottingham Forest game against Arsenal

Taiwo Awoniyi is poised to make a comeback for Nottingham Forest in their game against Arsenal today following his recuperation from a groin injury sustained while on international duty in October 2023. The 26-year-old underwent surgery for the injury and has been absent from action since then. Nottingham Forest head coach Nuno Espirito Santo has […]

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