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    Nigeria draw S’Africa, Ivory Coast in 2019 U23 AFCON

Nigeria draw S’Africa, Ivory Coast in 2019 U23 AFCON

Nigeria have been drawn in group B alongside Ivory coast, Zambia and South Africa in the 2019 U23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).The draw ceremony was held at Haramlek Palace in Alexandria, Egypt on Wednesday evening.The tournament, which is the third edition, is expected to kick-off from November 8-22, in Cairo, capital of Egypt.https://twitter.com/caf_online/status/1179453605243473926?s=21The U23 AFCON, which started in 2011 [...]

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    VIDEO: Commotion as fans open DJ Arafat’s grave, take photos of corpse

VIDEO: Commotion as fans open DJ Arafat’s grave, take photos of corpse

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    Yaya Toure announces retirement, reveals future plans

Yaya Toure announces retirement, reveals future plans

Yaya Toure, former Ivory Coast midfielder, has announced his retirement from playing football and is set to launch a coaching career, according to his agent.The 35-year-old former Manchester City, Barcelona play-maker has made the decision after having his contract at Greek club Olympiacos terminated in December, says Dimitri Seluk, the Ivorian's agent, on Friday.Seluk revealed that Toure will now concentrate on a career [...]

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    Ivanka Trump: A trip to Africa will inspire my dad

Ivanka Trump: A trip to Africa will inspire my dad

Ivanka Trump, daughter of Donald Trump, president of the United States, says a trip to Africa would inspire her dad because she has been “deeply inspired.”Ivanka, who works as Trump’s senior adviser, said this on the last day of her four-day trip to Ethiopia and Ivory Coast.In an interview with Associated Press, she said the White House should be judged [...]

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    Didier Drogba retires from football

Didier Drogba retires from football

Didier Drogba, Ivory Coast and Chelsea legend, has announced his retirement from football."After 20 years, I have decided to put an end to my playing career," the 40 years old former Marseille striker said.Drogba, who played his final match for Phoenix Rising earlier this month, said he will now concentrate on nurturing young talent."It's the best way to end, helping some [...]

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    FULL LIST: Falcons’ coach Dennerby names WAFU Cup squad

FULL LIST: Falcons’ coach Dennerby names WAFU Cup squad

Thomas Dennerby, Super Falcons' head coach, has released the list of 21 players that will participate in the WAFU Women's Cup of Nations in Côte d'Ivoire.Keeping faith with the usual suspects, Dennerby made no new inclusion in his first squad list as manager.The squad consists of three goalkeepers, seven defenders, five midfielders and six attackers.Nigeria will tackle Benin Republic, Senegal [...]

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    Ajibade, Igbinovia among 35 Super Falcons stars invited for WAFU Cup

Ajibade, Igbinovia among 35 Super Falcons stars invited for WAFU Cup

Rasheedat Ajibade and veteran midfielder Osas Igbinovia are among the 35 players invited to the camp of the Super Falcons for the upcoming WAFU Women Cup of Nations.The list also has veterans like Joy Jegede and Mariam Ibrahim as well as junior internationals; Gift Monday, Anam Imo, and Mary Ologbosere.All the invited players have been advised to report at the Serob [...]

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    Nigeria is top goalscoring African nation in the EPL

Nigeria is top goalscoring African nation in the EPL

The English Premier League website has ranked Nigeria as the most productive African nation in terms of goalscoring.According to data on the EPL website, the three-time African champions are the 10th best goalscoring nation in the world since the start of the league in 1992.Nigeria has 471 goals followed by Ivory Coast with 321 goals and Senegal with 314.England is ranked [...]

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    Emmanuel Eboue reveals he contemplated suicide after going broke

Emmanuel Eboue reveals he contemplated suicide after going broke

Emmanuel Eboue, former Ivory Coast and Arsenal star, says he is broke and has been ostracised from his children by Aurelie, his wife.Eboue, a one-time Arsenal cult hero, says he is living from hand to mouth and practically begging for survival.The footballer opened up about his dire straits in an interview with the Mirror UK."I want God to help me,” he [...]

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Kolo Toure confirms retirement as Celtic announce his new coaching role

Kolo Toure has retired from his footballing career, taking up a coaching role with Celtic.African soccer icon Ivory Coast star has revealed his happiness to be back at his former club Celtic of Scotland.Toure who played for big clubs like Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool before reuniting with Brendan Rodgers who he had played under during his time at Anfield [...]

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    D’Tigers record narrow victory over Ivory Coast in Afrobasket opener

D’Tigers record narrow victory over Ivory Coast in Afrobasket opener

Nigeria’s D'Tigers have started the defence of their 2015 triumph by beating Cote d’Ivoire  78-77 in their first match of the 2017 Afrobasket tournament.The Nigerian team played their first Group A match in Tunisia on Friday.During the match, both sides keenly contested for a victory but D’Tigers won the first quarter 17-11 points.At the end of second quarter, D'Tigers won 42-33 points while the [...]

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    Europe dominates entries for ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open

Europe dominates entries for ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open

Europe has the highest number of countries participating in the ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open.The continent has 148 players - 95 men and 53 women - that have confirmed participation.A total of ten European countries are expected for the championship while Asia has three representatives and Latin America has one.Nigeria, Egypt, Algeria, Congo Brazzaville, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Ghana and South Africa are the [...]

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    ‘True professional, a great man’ — Benitez, football world pay tribute to Cheick Tiote

‘True professional, a great man’ — Benitez, football world pay tribute to Cheick Tiote

It was a sad day for the football world as one of the brightest Ivorian stars, Cheick Tiote, passed on.The former Newcastle United player was rushed to the hospital after he collapsed on the training ground of his Chinese team, Beijing Enterprises, on Monday.Fellow Ivorians Yaya Toure, Didier Drogba, Newcastle United players and the football world took to Twitter to [...]

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    Ivorian midfielder, Cheick Tiote, dies after collapsing in training

Ivorian midfielder, Cheick Tiote, dies after collapsing in training

Cheick Tiote, Ivory Coast midfielder, has died after collapsing during training on Monday.The former Newcastle United player was rushed to the hospital after he collapsed on the training ground of his Chinese side, Beijing Enterprises.The 30-year-old was pronounced dead at the hospital."It is with deep sadness I confirm that Cheick Tiote sadly passed away earlier today after collapsing in training," said Emanuele Palladino, [...]

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    Yaya Toure signs new one-year deal with Manchester City

Yaya Toure signs new one-year deal with Manchester City

Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure has extended his contract with Manchester City.Toure whose previous contract was due to expire this summer has penned a one-year extension at the Etihad.https://twitter.com/ManCity/status/870323221047934976The 34-year-old, who arrived at City from Barcelona in 2010, was frozen out of the first-team squad early in the season after a row between his agent and City boss Pep Guardiola.He returned to [...]

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    Don’t support mutineers, Nigerian govt tells Ivorians

Don’t support mutineers, Nigerian govt tells Ivorians

The federal government has told citizens of Ivory Coast to refrain from giving support to protesting soldiers.Last week, aggrieved soldiers took to the streets of Abidjan and Bouake, the two major cities in the country, to mount pressure on the government to pay their bonuses.The security personnel firied guns in the air and later sealed off roads, causing panic in a [...]

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