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    Amrouche quits as Libya coach ahead of Nigeria clash

Amrouche quits as Libya coach ahead of Nigeria clash

Adel Amrouche has resigned as head coach of the Libyan team ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Nigeria on Saturday.Amrouche, who replaced Omar Al-Maryami’s in May, quit his job after going six months without his salary being paid.According to Alwasat.ly, a Libyan online news outlet, Al-Maryami will lead the Mediterranean Knights out against Nigeria in Uyo.Al-Maryami has [...]

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    Senegal will be first African country to host Youth Olympic Games

Senegal will be first African country to host Youth Olympic Games

Senegal will host the 2022 Youth Olympic Games, the first African country to be given the nod.According to the evaluation commission and the executive board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Senegal presented a visionary, ambitious and technically sound YOG proposal.Thomas Bach, IOC president, said: "Africa is united behind Senegal to host the Youth Olympic Games 2022. With a young population [...]

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    Ighalo, Onazi, Ogu… TheCable’s team of the week

Ighalo, Onazi, Ogu… TheCable’s team of the week

Many Nigerian players were in action for their respective clubs in the past week.The top performers made TheCable’s team of the week.They are:Austin Ejide (Hapoel Hadera)Hapoel Hadera were strong against Ironi Kiryat Shmona but they won't have kept a clean sheet without the sterling performance of Ejide, who made a host of excellent saves, especially in the second period.Efe Ambrose [...]

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    Bale, Ronaldo, Kanté among nominees for 2018 Ballon d’Or

Bale, Ronaldo, Kanté among nominees for 2018 Ballon d’Or

Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale and Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo are among the first 15 nominees for the 2018 Ballon d'Or award.Bale and Ronaldo are joined by Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson, Madrid striker Karim Benzema and Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani.There are 30 names set to be announced throughout Monday.For the last decade, Ronaldo and Lionel Messi dominated the sport, taking [...]

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    Euro roundup: Juventus continue perfect run as Real Madrid’s slump persists

Euro roundup: Juventus continue perfect run as Real Madrid’s slump persists

It was contrasting fortunes for big European clubs as Real Madrid lost at lowly Alaves while Juventus made it eight wins in as many league games. TheCable reviews the performance of major European clubs over the weekend.EnglandLiverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City continued their unbeaten streak in this season's EPL campaign, all going joint-top of the table.Chelsea defeated Southampton 3-0 away [...]

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    Taiye Taiwo grabs assist as club records ‘magnificent’ victory

Taiye Taiwo grabs assist as club records ‘magnificent’ victory

RoPS left back Taiye Taiwo has described the team’s performance in the 2-1 victory over TPS as "magnificent".The former AC Milan and Olympique Marseille defender provided an assist in the Finnish Veikkausliiga game on Saturday.“We were absolutely magnificent and knew how to approach this game with the passion it deserved,” he told TheCable.“In the first half there was some exquisite [...]

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    Chelsea legend, John Terry, retires from football

Chelsea legend, John Terry, retires from football

John Terry, England defender and former Chelsea captain, has announced his retirement from football.The defender, who got his breakthrough as a youngster at Chelsea and captained the Blues to a Champions League win in 2012, made his decision known on Sunday.The 37-year-old last played for Aston Villa in the English Championship in the 2017/18 season. He recently rejected a move [...]

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    Quadri, Abiodun lift fourth Portuguese Cup with Sporting

Quadri, Abiodun lift fourth Portuguese Cup with Sporting

Sporting’s trio of Aruna Quadri, Diogo Carvalho and Bode Abiodun checkmated ADC Ponta do Pargo to retain the Portuguese Super Cup for the fourth time in a row.Sporting were on the losing side away to Borussia Dusseldorf in the ETTU Champions opener but the Portuguese side lined up Quadri, Diogo Carvalho and Abiodun against ADC Ponta do Pargo in the [...]

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    ‘It was very painful’ — Iheanacho reflects on Leicester’s loss to Everton

‘It was very painful’ — Iheanacho reflects on Leicester’s loss to Everton

Kelechi Iheanacho, Super Eagles striker, says Leicester City's 2-1 loss to Everton in the English Premier League (EPL) was very painful.The former Golden Eaglets and Flying Eagles forward provided an assist in the Foxes' defeat to the Toffees on Saturday.A red card issued to Wes Morgan in the 63rd minute complicated matters for Leicester in the explosive game that had [...]

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    AFCON: I’m 100% sure Eagles will beat Libya, says Okunowo

AFCON: I’m 100% sure Eagles will beat Libya, says Okunowo

Gbenga Okunowo, former Barcelona defender, says the Super Eagles will not disappoint in the double-header 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Libya.Nigeria, who are currently placed third in Group E, have two tough games against the Mediterranean Knights."I'm 100 percent certain the Super Eagles' abilities to perform well. They won't disappoint their die-hard supporters," Okunowo told TheCable."The Super [...]

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