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Cape Verde renames national stadium in honour of Pele

Cape Verde’s national stadium is to be renamed after Pele, the country’s prime minister has said. The 15,000-seater Estadio Nacional de Cabo Verde, located just outside the capital Praia, will become the Pele Stadium. The news comes after Fifa’s president Gianna Infantino proposed – while speaking at Pele’s memorial service in Brazil – that every country should name a stadium… Read More
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Brazil football legend Pele dies aged 82

Brazilian football legend Pele, arguably the greatest player ever, has died at the age of 82. He is credited with scoring a world record 1,281 goals in 1,363 appearances during a 21-year career, including 77 goals in 92 matches for his country. The only player to win the World Cup three times, lifting the trophy in 1958, 1962 and 1970,… Read More
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Morocco’s historic showing at the World Cup ends with fourth place finish

Morocco’s historic showing at the Fifa World cup ended on Saturday with a defeat to Croatia. The north-African nation placed fourth following the defeat, losing by 2-1 to the European side. Morocco became the first African country to reach the semi-final stage of the competition when they beat Portugal but lost to France while attempting to go even further. Captured… Read More
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World Cup 2022: Tunisia risk possible ban from finals in Qatar

– – Tunisia could be excluded from next month’s World Cup in Qatar if the country’s government interferes in footballing matters, world governing body Fifa has warned. Fifa’s member federations must be free from legal and political interference. The warning comes after repeated comments from Tunisia’s Youth and Sports Minister, Kamel Deguiche, about the possibility of “dissolving federal bureaux”. Fifa… Read More
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Senegal’s Mané wins Socrates Award, finishes 2nd in Ballon d’Or

– – Senegal’s Sadio Mané has been awarded for his humanitarian works in his home country. At the 2022 Ballon d’Or ceremony held at the French Théâtre du Châtelet venue (Paris) in France on Monday, Mané took home the mainden Socrates Award. He becomes the first recipient of the prize which commemorates football players’ achievements off the pitch. Sadio Mané,… Read More
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How did Florent Malouda play in the Super League?

– – Florent Malouda is a soccer player who is known for his performances as a member of “Chelsea”. By the way, all online sports news are on 1x.news available all the time about this club. Thanks to this, you can follow its progress and do not miss anything important. At the end of his career, Malouda decided to try… Read More
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Ghana-Nigeria World Cup qualifier: Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi to host Jollof Derby

– – The Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi has been approved to host Ghana’s home leg of the 2022 World Cup final qualifying play-off match against Nigeria despite several problems with the ground. African Soccer ruling body CAF has given approval for the 40,000-capacity stadium in the Ghanaian city of Kumasi to be used for the tie but has listed… Read More
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Why Ghana should turn to Gernot Rohr as next coach

– – Ghanaian football is at a crossroads. The Black Stars reached a dead-end at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon after a group stage exit. Ranked eighth on the continent, the West Africans were expected to at least advance as runner-up behind Morocco. However, with just one point in three games, it was Gabon and Comoros who… Read More
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AFCON: What next for Algeria after shock exit?

– – After almost four years at the pinnacle of African football, the Desert Foxes has fallen to reality. The reigning champions were eliminated in the group stage at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. The 2022 FIFA World Cup offers an opportunity to rebuild. Now and then, a team emerges to dominate the continent. While Nigeria had their success… Read More
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Salomon Kalou: one of the main stars of Côte d’Ivoire national team

– – At the beginning of the 21st century, the national team of Côte d’Ivoire saw a very talented generation, in which there were many stars, among which Salomon Kalou can be distinguished. This player will be remembered by the fans for a long time, as he has become one of the brightest representatives of his generation. If you are… Read More