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AFCON DEBUTANTS GAMBIA CONTINUED TO MAKE HISTORY BEATING TUNISIA FOR A PLACE IN KNOCKOUT ROUND

AFCON DEBUTANTS GAMBIA CONTINUED TO MAKE HISTORY BEATING TUNISIA FOR A PLACE IN KNOCKOUT ROUND

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Gambia earned a shock 1-0 win over AFCON giants Tunisia thanks to substitute Ablie Jallow who scored a stunning goal deep in stoppage time in the Africa Cup of Nations final group stage game. Also Read : GAMBIA VS TUNISIA TEAM NEWS AND LINEUPS The game had everything which involved a penalty miss, a sending off and a late dramatic winner by Ablie Jallow. His left-foot shot four minutes into added time flew into the top corner to lift the debutants up to an impressive seven points from their three group matches. The game had everything which involved a penalty miss, a sending off and a late dramatic winner by Ablie Jallow. The North African’s first attempt on target finally came from the spot with Seifeddine Jaziri drawing a foul in the penalty area. Modou Jagne the culpr...
CAMEROON YOUNG LIONESSES COACH DREAD FALCONETS AHEAD FIFA U20 WOMEN’S WC QUALIFIER

CAMEROON YOUNG LIONESSES COACH DREAD FALCONETS AHEAD FIFA U20 WOMEN’S WC QUALIFIER

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Ahead of Cameroon Young Lionesses FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup qualifier against the Falconets of Nigeria, head coach of the Cameroonian team, Ndoumou Mike said they will not be seeking for a revenge. Both sides will clash on Saturday in the first leg of the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, Costa Rica 2022 qualifier fourth round at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena in Lagos for the first leg. It will be the second time at the U20 level, both teams will play after the Falconets defeated the Young Lionesses 3-2 on penalties at the Morocco 2019 African Games. Read Also:FIFA Women U-20 World Cup- Falconets Gets Cameroon As Opponent Speaking with cafonline.com ahead of the game, coach Mike said the Falconets have more experience more than his team. “Nigeria has more experience in these types of ...
Constructive talks held with PFA and FIFPRO on future of player welfare

Constructive talks held with PFA and FIFPRO on future of player welfare

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Constructive talks held with PFA and FIFPRO on future of player welfare FIFA President Gianni Infantino was joined for the discussion in Manchester, England, by FIFA Chief of Global Football Development Arsene Wenger ZURICH, Switzerland, January 21, 2022/ -- FIFA (www.FIFA.com) held constructive dialogue with professional players in the Premier League and Women's Super League today (Thursday 20 January 2022). FIFA President Gianni Infantino was joined for the discussion in Manchester, England, by FIFA Chief of Global Football Development Arsene Wenger. Two-time FIFA Women`s World Cup winner Jill Ellis was invited to attend remotely. The hybrid meeting follows several exchanges with players and player`s representatives over recent months in relation to the international match calend...
Claudio Ranieri warns Norwich ‘cup final’ will not decide Watford’s season

Claudio Ranieri warns Norwich ‘cup final’ will not decide Watford’s season

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Watford manager Claudio Ranieri has described Friday’s meeting with Norwich as a “cup final” but warned his side victory will not guarantee survival. © PA Wire Watford manager Claudio Ranieri says Friday’s match with Norwich is a ‘cup final’ (Owen Humphreys/PA) - PA Wire The two relegation rivals do battle at Vicarage Road with only one position and a single point separating them in the lower echelons of the Premier League. A first win in nine for the Hornets could act as a springboard for them to put distance between themselves and the bottom three but two triumphs over the Canaries in the 2019-20 campaign were still not enough to beat the drop. Ranieri, who was appointed in October, said: “It is a crucial match, a cup final, but I think the Premier League doesn’t finish after...
Mikel Arteta admits Arsenal need stronger squad but praises ‘remarkable’ effort of undercooked players

Mikel Arteta admits Arsenal need stronger squad but praises ‘remarkable’ effort of undercooked players

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© IKIMAGES/AFP via Getty Images mikelarteta.jpgMikel Arteta believes Arsenal’s Carabao Cup defeat to Liverpool shows how they still have a way to go to compete with the Premier League’s top sides. The Gunners were beaten 2-0 by Liverpool in the second leg of their semi-final, with Diogo Jota scoring in either half. Arsenal were well beaten by Liverpool and they struggled to create much on a night where Thomas Partey was also sent off. Video Player is loading. Pause Current Time 0:00 / Duration 0:35 Loaded: 33.76% Unmute 0 LQ Caption Full screen Arteta: Arsenal players had to be ready for war Click to expand And asked if it showed how Arsenal still have progress to make before they c...
Jürgen Klopp hails ‘world class’ Diogo Jota after double cuts down Arsenal

Jürgen Klopp hails ‘world class’ Diogo Jota after double cuts down Arsenal

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Jürgen Klopp paid tribute to his “world-class” match-winner Diogo Jota after Liverpool swept aside Arsenal and made history by reaching their 13th League Cup final. © Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Tom Jenkins/The Guardian Klopp will lead his team out against Chelsea at Wembley on 27 February with Liverpool aiming to win the trophy for a record ninth time after Jota’s two goals saw off Mikel Arteta’s side, who once again finished the game with 10 men. Related: Diogo Jota double sinks Arsenal and sends Liverpool into Carabao Cup final Thomas Partey was dismissed late in the game for a high tackle on Fabinho and though the game was already lost by that point, it was Arsenal’s third red card in 2022. Ultimately it was a footnote in the story as Jota wrote the headlines to...
AFCON NFF CONSIDERS APPOINTING EGUAVOEN AS SUPER EAGLES HEAD COACH

AFCON NFF CONSIDERS APPOINTING EGUAVOEN AS SUPER EAGLES HEAD COACH

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The Nigeria Football Federation NFF is considering terminating the contract of Portuguese coach, Jose Peseiro as the Super Eagles head coach and hand Augustine Eguavoen a permanent contract. Eguavoen was appointed to take over in interim capacity following the sacking of Gernot Rohr before the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Read Also:E.Guinea end Sierra Leone’s AFCON journey to sail through The NFF went ahead to appoint Peseiro as head coach, but asked Eguavoen to take charge of the Super Eagles an interim capacity as the Portuguese would take over from him after the AFCON. However, following the performance of the team under the tutelage of Eguavoen, the NFF is considering reneging the contract of Peseiro. NFF Considers Appointing Eguavoen As Super Eagles Head Coach ...
AFCON ALGERIA BOWS OUT OF AFCON AFTER LOSS TO ELEPHANTS

AFCON ALGERIA BOWS OUT OF AFCON AFTER LOSS TO ELEPHANTS

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Defending champions Algeria hope of retaining the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon was dashed as they exited the tournament without winning a single game in their Group. The Dessert Foxes were tipped as favourite to top Group E which also has Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea and Sierra Leone. They were held to a goalless draw by Sierra Leone in the opening game before losing 1-0 Equatorial Guinea in the second game. Algeria needed a victory against the Ivorian in their last game to stand the chance of reaching the knockout stage but was stunned by the Ivorian. Armed with four points already from two games, the Elephants of Ivory Coast took control of the game at the Stade Japoma and in the 22nd minute Frank Kessie got the opener. Read Also:Ivory Coast Vs Algeria Confirmed Sta...
Fernandes inspires Man Utd’s return to winning ways

Fernandes inspires Man Utd’s return to winning ways

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Story by EPL and Photos by Getty Images Bruno Fernandes created two goals as Manchester United won 3-1 at Brentford, earning their first victory in three matches. Brentford were the more dangerous team in the first half and David De Gea was forced to make two excellent saves to deny Mathias Jensen. But Man Utd improved after the break. Cristiano Ronaldo almost made the breakthrough, but his looping header from Fernandes' cross came back off the crossbar. United took the lead on 55 minutes when Fred picked out Anthony Elanga, who headed in from close range. Mason Greenwood added a second for the visitors in the 62nd minute, with Fernandes running through on goal before unselfishly gifting his team-mate an open goal. Fernandes then played in substitu...
Cristiano Ronaldo shows unhappiness as Ralf Rangnick explains Man Utd decisions

Cristiano Ronaldo shows unhappiness as Ralf Rangnick explains Man Utd decisions

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It was another night full of talking points for Manchester United as they claimed a Premier League victory over Brentford. Goals from Anthony Elanga, Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford ensured Manchester United claimed a 3-1 win at the Brentford Community Stadium on Wednesday night. But it was star man Cristiano Ronaldo who was once again the main talking point as he showed just how unimpressed he was at being substituted with 20 minutes left. The striker hurled his coat to the floor as he sat down on the bench muttering "why?". Interim boss Ralf Rangnick has also explained the absences of Jadon Sancho and Edinson Cavani from the matchday squad after the two stars didn't feature at all. Here are Mirror Football's latest Manchester United headlines. Have Your Say! Should ...