Caf CL: Club Africain awarded win, Ismaily fined

Tunisian side Club Africain were awarded a 3-0 win and Egyptian opponents Ismaily fined S40 000 on Tuesday after their Caf Champions League match last month was abandoned. In a further punishment, Ismaily must play their next home match, against CS…

Chelsea must stay calm to turn season around – Pedro

Chelsea’s season hangs in the balance after Monday’s FA Cup exit but they must stay calm and recapture their best form in the next two games to turn things around, winger Pedro has said. The FA Cup holders were beaten…

Man City will not change style despite hiccups – De Bruyne

Opponents have figured out how to beat Manchester City this season but the team will not deviate from manager Pep Guardiola’s philosophy as they fight for trophies on four fronts, midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has said. City have looked less…

Mukarama Abdulai picks up U-17 Women’s WCup awards

Ghana captain Mukarama Abdulai has received the Fifa Adidas Golden Boot and Bronze ball awards she won at the 2018 U-17 Women’s World Cup staged in Uruguay. The Black Maidens striker emerged as top scorer of the competition with seven…

Caf CC: Opoku named in Kotoko squad for Nkana FC clash

Experienced midfielder Jordan Opoku is back in the Asante Kotoko squad for the trip to Zambia where they face Nkana FC in their third game of the 2018/19 Caf Confederation Cup group stage. Head coach of the Porcupine Warriors, CK…

Peace at last between ‘Special One’ and Wenger

Arsene Wenger received the Laureus Lifetime Achievement award on Monday but it was the glowing tribute from the unlikeliest of sources Jose Mourinho that caught the eye. The 69-year-old Wenger won the award on the back of his revolutionising English…

‘I’m not worried’: Under-fire Sarri doesn’t fear the sack

Maurizio Sarri insists he isn’t worried about being sacked as Chelsea manager despite his troubled side’s lacklustre FA Cup surrender against Manchester United. Sarri faces a fight to save his job after FA Cup holders Chelsea crashed to a 2-0…

Sarri on the brink as Pogba fires United into FA Cup last eight

Paul Pogba drove Manchester United into the FA Cup quarterfinals and pushed Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri closer to the sack as the troubled holders crashed to a 2-0 defeat on Monday. Pogba set up United’s opening goal for Ander Herrera…

Saudi Crown Prince denies £3.8bn Man Utd takeover reports

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s media minister has denied reports linking him with a £3.8bn takeover of Manchester United. Rumours of his interest resurfaced over the weekend, although reports suggest the Glazers are not looking to sell. United’s…

UCL: Ribery, Boateng out of Bayern squad for Liverpool match

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery and central defender Jerome Boateng will not be available for the Germans’ Champions League Round of 16 first leg at Liverpool on Tuesday, coach Niko Kovac said. The pair was not included in the squad…

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