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EXCLUSIVE: Egypt Winger Mahmoud Kahraba Ruled Out of Ghana Clash

Egypt will miss the services of striker Mahmoud Karahba for the crucial Group E FIFA World Cup qualifier against Ghana on November 13 at the Alexandria stadium. The 22-year-old left winger picked an injury when his Al Ittihad Jeddah side faced Al Hilal in the Saudi Pro League on Friday night. Medical scan has revealed that the Zamalek SC ENPPI ...

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Born-Again Kevin Prince Boateng’s Strike Win CNN Goal of The Week

Kevin Prince Boateng’s sensational bicycle strike against Villareal in the Spanish La Liga has won the CNN Goal of the Week award. The 29-year-old struck the opener for Los Amarillos at the Camp El Madrigal in the 31st minute. Boateng applied an acrobatic finish to a fabulous flicking pass from Tana inside the box to open the scoring in the ...

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Rejuvenated Atsu Tells Newcastle United Mates How to Approach Upcoming Games

Ghana international Christian Atsu reckon Newcastle United’s EFC Quarter final game against Hull City will be a very difficult one at the Kingston Communication stadium and the St. James side will need an extra blood to progress to the next round. Rafael Benitez’z side will travel to Hull City in the quarter-finals of the EFL Cup next month, and winger ...

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Egypt To Prepare For Afcon With Friendly Against Zimbabwe

According to Zimbabwean media reports, the Warriors national team is set to play Egypt in an international friendly before the 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations tournament. Although the Pharaohs will be occupied with 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in the last FIFA break next month, the match is set to be staged in January. ZIFA spokesperson, Xolisani Gwesela confirmed ...

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Nigeria Premier League Matches To Be Shown on British TV With Sky TV, BT Sport Set To Sign Deal

The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) has commenced plans to broadcast live matches on British television. League Management Committee (LMC) chairman Alhaji Shehu Dikko made this disclosure over the weekend from London where he had gone to open discussions on what would be an unprecedented project in Nigerian football history. If things go according to plan, Nigerians living in the ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Egypt To Use Strong 14 Local Players Against Ghana in World Cup Qualifier

The Egyptian football Association is set to announce a list of fourteen players from the Egyptian Premier League to begin camping ahead of next month’s FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier against Ghana. Director of the Egyptian FA Ihab Laheta has revealed that a minimum of 14 local players have been penciled for an invitation into the Pharaohs camp to complete ...

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Heading Football Can Affect Brain Function, According to Research

Heading a football can significantly affect a player’s brain function and memory for 24 hours, a study has found. Researchers said they had identified “small but significant changes in brain function” after players headed the ball 20 times. Memory performance was reduced by between 41% and 67% following the routine heading practice, with the effects wearing off after 24 hours. ...

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Mamelodi Sundowns Win CAF Champions League The Hard Way

Borg El-Arab Stadium, Alexandria – Sundowns walked into the lion’s den, marked their territory and left as the new kings of Africa by winning the jungle-like CAF Champions League. This wasn’t a football test. Sundowns’ passed that test already with flying colours by topping a group that had teams with nine titles combined in the premier club competition in the ...

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Kevin Prince Boateng Scores Amazing Bicycle Kick For Las Palmas But Lose To Villareal

Ghana international Kevin-Prince Boateng scored a wonderful overhead in Las Palmas’ 2-1 defeat to Villarreal in the Spanish La Liga on Sunday. Boateng had put the visitors in the lead in the 31st minute when he volleyed home from a Tana flick for his third goal of the campaign. penalty after Roque Mesa’s foul on a Villarreal forward. The Ghanaian ...

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CAF Champions League Final: Zamalek Counting on Early Goal To Crash Down Sundowns

Zamalek legend Hazem Emam says an early goal will leave the Cairo giants as favourites to overturn their 3-0 deficit in the second leg of the African Champions League final against Mamelodi Sundowns in Alexandria on Sunday night. Emam‚ who won 86 caps for Egypt and played for 10 seasons at Zamalek‚ as well as in the Italian Serie A ...

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