Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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    Modric breaks 10-year Messi-Ronaldo duopoly to win FIFA best player award

Modric breaks 10-year Messi-Ronaldo duopoly to win FIFA best player award

Luka Modric has defeated fellow finalists, Mohamed Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo, to win the 2018 Best FIFA player award.The Croatian midfielder broke the 10-year duopoly of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo at the ceremony which held at the Royal Festival Hall in London on Monday.Modric was the player of the tournament at this summer's World Cup and also won the UEFA [...]

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    Mane, Salah are only Africans among nominees for FIFPro World 11

Mane, Salah are only Africans among nominees for FIFPro World 11

Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah are the African representatives among the 55 players nominated for the 2018 FIFA FIFPro World 11.On the list are five goalkeepers, 20 defenders, 15 midfielders and 15 strikers.The 2018 FIFPro list includes some familiar names and standout players in the last football season.With 11 players on the list, Real Madrid is the most-represented club.Spain (nine) and [...]

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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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    Salah signs new five-year contract with Liverpool

Salah signs new five-year contract with Liverpool

Mohamed Salah has signed a new five-year contract at Liverpool.The Egyptian committed his future to the club after a sterling performance last season in the English Premier League. Salah scored 44 goals in 52 appearances.With the new deal, Salah will be at Anfield until 2023 and there's no release clause in the contract.The deal will see him become the highest earning [...]

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    Egyptian lawyer files €1bn lawsuit against Ramos over Salah’s injury

Egyptian lawyer files €1bn lawsuit against Ramos over Salah’s injury

Bassem Wahba, an Egyptian lawyer, has filed a €1 billion lawsuit against Sergio Ramos, claiming he "intentionally injured" Mohamed Salah during the Champions League final.Salah left the field in tears on Saturday when Real Madrid beat Liverpool to win a third straight Champions League title.Although there were fears that the 25-year-old may miss the World Cup, he assured fans on [...]

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    I’ll be in Russia for World Cup, injured Salah assures fans

I’ll be in Russia for World Cup, injured Salah assures fans

Mohamed Salah is confident that he will be in Russia for the World Cup.He was reduced to tears as he left the field during the first half of the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid in Kiev.The Egyptian forward was wrestled to the ground after battling Sergio Ramos for the ball.The 25-year-old, who dislocated his shoulder as a [...]

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    Liverpool vs R’Madrid: Hunger to do ‘big things’ meets advantage of experience

Liverpool vs R’Madrid: Hunger to do ‘big things’ meets advantage of experience

In a few hours, Liverpool and Real Madrid will lock horns to decide the best team in Europe for the 2017/18 season.A bunch of moving parts -- the standout players, formation, tactical wit of the coaches -- will be at play when the run around begins in Kiev.Jurgen Klopp has lost his last five finals while Zidane has won two [...]

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    Liverpool’s Mo Salah wins PFA player of the year award

Liverpool’s Mo Salah wins PFA player of the year award

Mohamed Salah has been crowned the 2017/18 PFA player of the year after the spectacular season he's had with Liverpool.Liverpool bought the Egyptian forward from AS Roma for £34.3million last summer.He saw off tough competition from Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne to get the gong at Grosvenor House in central London on Sunday.Salah and De Bruyne have been the standout [...]

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    Salah wins CAF best player award, Oshoala crowned queen for the third time

Salah wins CAF best player award, Oshoala crowned queen for the third time

Liverpool star striker Mohamed Salah has won the 2017 aiteo/CAF footballer of the year award.Salah was announced as Africa's best male player on Thursday at a ceremony in Accra, Ghana.The Egyptian forward had an impressive 2016/17 season with AS Roma before joining Liverpool.Salah, recently named the BBC African footballer of the year, beat Liverpool compatriot, Sadio Mane and Gabon's Pierre-Emerick [...]

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    Egypt defeat Burkina Faso to book final place

Egypt defeat Burkina Faso to book final place

Egypt, seven-time champions of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON), are through to the final of the 2017 edition of the competition, holding in Gabon.The team defeated Burkina Faso 4-3 on penalties at Libreville stadium.Essam El Hadary, the oldest goalkeeper in the competition, was the hero of the game, as he saved Herve Koffi and Bertrand Traore's penalty kicks.It was [...]

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    Salah joins Roma on loan

Salah joins Roma on loan

Chelsea winger, Mohamed Salah, has joined Roma on a season-long loan.  Salah joined Chelsea from Swiss side Basel for £11m in January 2014 to become the first Egyptian to turn out for the Stamford Bridge outfit.But he found regular football hard to come by playing only 19 times for the Blues, scoring two goals.The 23-year-old spent the second half of [...]

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    Mikel, Moses missing in Chelsea’s pre-season tour

Mikel, Moses missing in Chelsea’s pre-season tour

John Mikel Obi and Victor Moses are not among Chelsea players listed for the London club's pre-season tour to Austria.Their omission is due to their involvement in Nigeria's 2014 World Cup campaign this summer.Like the Super Eagles duo, Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku, Thibaut Courtois, Oscar, Ramires and Andre Schurrle have also all been omitted after their extended World Cup campaigns.Chelsea’s new [...]

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