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What is the best soccer livescore website currently in existence?

– Advertisement – Nobody is really surprised when hearing about the fact that soccer (or football, depending on the country) is the most popular sport in this world. For many reasons, there have been tons of groups who have wanted to tap into this potentially huge market by offering different kinds of sites dedicated to soccer livescore, as well as other aspects related to this beautiful sport. However, in order to answer the question mentioned at the title of this article, it is necessary to take into account a few…

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CHAN: Holders Morocco through to meet Mali in final

– Advertisement – Morocco will defend their African Nations Championship (CHAN) title against Mali in Sunday’s final in Yaounde after the holders thrashed Cameroon 4-0 in Wednesday’s semi-final. The Moroccans were simply too good for the hosts, as a double from Soufiane Rahimi either side of goals from Soufiane Bouftini and Mohammed Ali Bemammer secured a comprehensive win. “It was a little difficult for us from the start, but things got better when we scored the first goal,” said Morocco coach Houcine Ammouta, whose side are the first to reach…

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Man Utd’s Marcus Rashford racially abused on social media

– Advertisement – Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford says he was subjected to “humanity and social media at its worst” after receiving racist abuse on Saturday. The 22-year-old, who was awarded the MBE for his work fighting child food poverty, received multiple racist messages on Instagram on Saturday. They were sent to the England striker after United’s 0-0 draw with Arsenal. “I’m a black man and I live every day proud that I am,” he said on Twitter. “No-one, or no one comment, is going to make me feel any different.…

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Why a ‘wall’ in front of goalkeepers doesn’t help to save a free kick

– Advertisement – A goalkeeper is less likely to save a free kick if there is a wall of players in the way, according to new research. The ten-yard side-by-side barrier is in place to make it harder for the free kick taker to score a goal, but this technique has now been called into question. Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast found the wall gets in the way of the goalkeeper’s eyesight and slows their reaction time. The goalkeeper’s sight is blocked for around 200 milliseconds and their reaction time…

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Ghana’s campaign to reignite love for national football teams

Ghana has launched a campaign to reignite love for its national football teams among soccer fans. The new Ghana Football Association president, Kurt Okraku is leading the campaign weeks after taking charge of the Association. Dubbed ‘Bring Back The Love’, the campaign is mobilizing support for the various national football teams. There is a trending hashtag #BringBackTheLove on social media pushing for Ghanaians to get back to loving their national football teams once more. For many years now the passion and love for national teams in Ghana have dipped due…

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Gambian player cleared of ‘double identity’ gets call-up

The Gambian footballer Bakery Jatta was facing a probe from Germany’s football federation the DFB after reports of him having a double identity emerged in August this year. Jatta plays for Hamburg and first arrived in Germany at the age of 16 in 2015. Now 21 there were doubts over his true identity. Germany daily Sport Bild had then reported that Jatta is rather older than his current age of 21. The news outlet reported that Jatta is in fact two and a half years older. Bild reported that Jatta played…

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FIFA extends mandate of Ghana FA normalization committee

World governing body FIFA has extended the mandate of the Ghana Football Association normalization committee. The extension is to help the committee complete the electoral process expected to go beyond the slated October 25, 2019 proposed date. An official confirmation from FIFA extended the work of the interim managerial team up to November 17, 2019. The committee will now have enough time for a proper handing over after the electioneering process. The Ghana FA normalization committee was expected to end its mandate on September 30. But the committee has now…

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Chuba Akpom opts to play for Nigeria

Former England youth international Chuba Akpom says he has now pledged his international allegiance to the country of his parents Nigeria. The 23-year-old striker who plays in Greece for PAOK is eligible to play for the Super Eagles as he holds dual-nationality and has not played for England at senior level. In March 2017 ex-Arsenal youth player Akpom trained with the Nigeria senior side at Barnet alongside then Chelsea defender Ola Aina and now hopes to line up with his life-long friend Alex Iwobi for the West African country. “I’ve…

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AS Roma sign African partnership with Nigeria

Italian club AS Roma have signed an agreement with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to become their first African partner. Roma won the hearts of Nigerian fans after announcing it was backing the Super Eagles at last year’s World Cup in Russia when Italy failed to make the finals – and when it launched a Pidgin Language Twitter account back in March. Pidgin is spoken by an estimated 75m people in Nigeria, with additional speakers across West and Central Africa. This three-year partnership will see Roma and the NFF collaborate together on and off…

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What have been the most recent major upsets in sport?

Sports are loved by all people around Africa for the fun and excitement they bring. Whether you like to simply watch them or make some money from games with sports betting offers, they are a very enjoyable way to spend time. This is true for any sport, be it soccer, basketball or the NFL. What is also true for all sports is how shock results can occur at times to upset the odds. Now that many of the major professional sports are underway again, this has been shown to be…

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