FIFA World Cup 2018: Egypt’s president rewards players with $85,000 each

Seven-time African champions Egypt have never won a match at the World Cup finals

Egypt’s President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has given a bonus of $US85,000 to each of the players who clinched a place at the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia. Continue reading “FIFA World Cup 2018: Egypt’s president rewards players with $85,000 each”

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Lionel Messi’s Argentina in danger of missing Russia tournament

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South America consistently produces the most competitive World Cup qualification campaign on the planet, with more strength in depth and fewer easy games than anywhere else.

Brazil flirted with disaster before securing their place in the 2002 World Cup – which, of course, they won. Argentina had a bad time in the 2010 qualifiers but managed to grab the last automatic slot. Uruguay, who had to be content with the play-off position, went on to come fourth in the tournament after finishing fifth in the South American group. Continue reading “Lionel Messi’s Argentina in danger of missing Russia tournament”

Ghana striker Majeed Waris marries daughter of former Ghana Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Habeeba Sinare.

Black Stars striker Abdul Majid Warris shuttered the dreams of many young Ghanaian women who were looking to hook up with him after completing the Islamic marriage rites to take his long standing girlfriend Habeeba Sinare as a wife in Accra over the weekend. Continue reading “Ghana striker Majeed Waris marries daughter of former Ghana Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Habeeba Sinare.”

Messi handed four game ban by FIFA.

Lionel Messi has been hit with a four game international suspension, just hours before Argentina take on Bolivia in a World Cup qualifier.

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Ghana’s Kwesi Appiah joins Norwegian side Viking FK

Black Stars striker Kwesi Appiah has joined Norwegian club Viking FK on loan until the end of June. Continue reading “Ghana’s Kwesi Appiah joins Norwegian side Viking FK”

Official: Airport to be named after Ronaldo.

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Madeira airport is set be officially renamed Cristiano Ronaldo Airport on Wednesday, despite opposition from local politicians. A sign with the player’s image was already being added to the facade of the airport, which until Tuesday was called the Madeira International Airport.

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Breaking News Michael Essien’s wife buys club in Italy.

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Wife of former Chelsea and Real Madrid midfielder Michael Essien has bought an Italian third division side Calcio Como at an auction.

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