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    Mourinho handed one-year prison sentence for £2.9m tax fraud

Mourinho handed one-year prison sentence for £2.9m tax fraud

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has accepted a one-year suspended prison sentence to settle a £2.9million tax evasion fraud case in Spain.According to Spanish newspaper El Mundo, Mourinho was handed a six-month sentence for each of the two financial crimes he was accused of.Spanish law states that a sentence of under two years for a first time offender can be [...]

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    Siasia, Kate Henshaw, John Fashanu named African freestyle football ambassadors

Siasia, Kate Henshaw, John Fashanu named African freestyle football ambassadors

Samson Siasia, former Super Eagles coach, has been announced as part of the ambassadors for the upcoming African freestyle football tournament.Announced alongside Siasia are Nollywood actresses, Kate Henshaw and Tonto Dikeh; John Fashanu, former professional English footballer, and Waidi Akanni, former Nigerian defender and former Head of Lagos State Football Association.Speaking on the competition, Valentine Ozigbo, chairman of Feet 'n' [...]

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    Enyimba to face Rwanda’s Rayon Sports in quarter-final of CAF CC

Enyimba to face Rwanda’s Rayon Sports in quarter-final of CAF CC

Enyimba have been drawn to face Rayon Sports in the CAF Confederation Cup quarter-final.The two-time African champions will play the first leg against the Rwandan club at Stade Regional Nuamirambo in Kigali on September 16.The second leg will take place a week later in Aba, Nigeria.The draw for the knockout stage of the competition and the CAF Champions League took place [...]

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    More injury woes for Eagles as Iwobi, Troost-Ekong pull out of Seychelles game

More injury woes for Eagles as Iwobi, Troost-Ekong pull out of Seychelles game

Alex Iwobi and William Troost-Ekong have been ruled out of the AFCON qualifier game against Seychelles.Iwobi who is ill was not listed for Arsenal's game against Cardiff in the English Premier League (EPL) on Saturday.Troost-Ekong, a defender, is ruled out due to injury.The Super Eagles Twitter handle confirmed the development on Monday.The tweet read: "Just In: Iwobi, Aina and Ekong [...]

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    Golden Eaglets suffer narrow loss to Burkina Faso

Golden Eaglets suffer narrow loss to Burkina Faso

The Golden Eaglets fought hard but succumbed to a defeat by Burkina Faso in their opening match of the CAF U17 AFCON qualifiers in Niamey.Manu Garba's boys were beaten 3-2 in the entertaining five-goal thriller on Monday.Burkina Faso had a two-goal cushion after six minutes courtesy of Albert Outtara and Issa Ouedrago.Samson Tijani and Olakunle Olusegun were the goalscorers for [...]

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    AFCON: Aina ruled out of Seychelles match due to injury

AFCON: Aina ruled out of Seychelles match due to injury

Super Eagles wingback Ola Aina has pulled out of African Cup of Nations qualification match against Seychelles after sustaining a muscular injury.The 21-year-old limped off during Torino's 1-0 win over SPAL on Sunday.Aina has been in impressive form since joining Torino on loan from Chelsea.https://twitter.com/torinofc_1906/status/1036654250762358784?s=21The Super Eagles player has made one start for his new side and has come off the bench [...]

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    Ronaldo becomes majority owner of Real Valladolid

Ronaldo becomes majority owner of Real Valladolid

Brazil legend, Ronaldo Nazario Luis de Lima, has bought La Liga club Real Valladolid following the completion of his €30m (£27m) takeover.The former Real Madrid star now owns 51 percent of the club.He was unveiled in the town's city hall alongside president Carlos Suarez and city mayor Oscar Puente on Monday.According to El Larguero, Valladolid are in debt to the [...]

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    Messi snubbed as Salah battles Ronaldo, Modric for FIFA best player award

Messi snubbed as Salah battles Ronaldo, Modric for FIFA best player award

Egypt's Mohamed Salah is among the final three nominees for the 2018 FIFA best men's player award.Lionel Messi failed to make the final three-man list despite being part of the initial 10 nominees.Salah, the third African player to be shortlisted, is nominated alongside Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo.The Egyptian helped Liverpool to the UEFA Champions League final in his maiden season.He [...]

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    Nwakaeme, Onazi, Ekong, Danjuma… TheCable’s team of the week

Nwakaeme, Onazi, Ekong, Danjuma… TheCable’s team of the week

As is the case every other week, some Nigerian footballers shine in their respective clubs, and as such, deserve recognition.Due to the fact that the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) is in the off-season, TheCable is basing its team of the week on Nigerian players plying their trade abroad.Here are the players who made the cut.Okeimute Odah (Jeddah)Still one of [...]

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    I’ve announced myself to Turkish league, Nwakaeme says after scoring brace

I’ve announced myself to Turkish league, Nwakaeme says after scoring brace

Super Eagles striker Anthony Nwakaeme says he's not yet in his best form despite scoring two goals for Trabzonspor on Saturday.The striker grabbed a brace and provided an assist as Trabzonspor thrashed Galatasaray 4-0.Nwakaeme moved to the Turkish league from Hapoel Beer Sheva during the summer transfer window."There is definitely much more to come from me," he told TheCable after his [...]

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