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Cameroon’s Stephane Mbia on the move in China

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Cameroon’s Stephane Mbia on the move in China

Former Cameroon captain Stephane Mbia has signed for Shanghai Shenhua from Chinese Super League rivals Wuhan Zall. The 33-year-old midfielder joins on an undisclosed deal after making 24 starts for Wuhan. Mbia will now play in the upcoming Asian Champions League after Shenhua won the Chinese Cup last year. “I want to say a really big…

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Nigeria’s Chiamaka Nnadozie signs in France but must wait for debut

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Nigeria’s Chiamaka Nnadozie signs in France but must wait for debut

Nigeria’s Women World Cup goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie has joined French club Paris FC Feminines but must return home to complete the necessary paperwork. The 19-year-old has sealed a one-and-a-half-year deal with the club from Nigerian giants Rivers Angels after impressing during last year’s World Cup. Nnadozie has had to return to Nigeria in order to finalise…

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Toko Ekambi: Lyon sign Cameroon forward on loan from Villarreal

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Toko Ekambi: Lyon sign Cameroon forward on loan from Villarreal

Lyon have announced the signing of Karl Toko Ekambi on loan from Villarreal until June 2020, with the option to buy. Toko Ekambi’s signing comes as a reinforcement for the Kids who lost Memphis Depay to a serious knee injury in December. The Indomitable Lions forward previously played for Angers in the Ligue 1 where he won the Marc-Vivien Foe…

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Kylian Mbappe: PSG striker says Liverpool a ‘machine’ as they head to Premier League title

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Kylian Mbappe: PSG striker says Liverpool a ‘machine’ as they head to Premier League title

Paris St-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe has described Liverpool as “a machine” as they aim to clinch their first league title since 1990, and has told BBC Sport he is “100%” happy in the French capital as he continues to be linked with Real Madrid. Liverpool have also been linked with Mbappe – regarded by many…

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Nassim Akrour: Ex-Algeria striker scores on Chambery debut aged 45

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Nassim Akrour: Ex-Algeria striker scores on Chambery debut aged 45

Former Algeria striker Nassim Akrour has signed for French third-tier side Chambery and scored on his debut at the age of 45. Akrour has been without a club since leaving Ligue 2 side Annecy six months ago and was on target as Chambery won a friendly on Saturday. He is the all-time leading scorer for…

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El Clasico: Ranking greatest Africans to play for Real Madrid or Barcelona

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El Clasico: Ranking greatest Africans to play for Real Madrid or Barcelona

#10 Mutiu Adepoju Adepoju was a talented, versatile operator who enjoyed a long career in Spain after joining Real Madrid from Julius Berger in 1989. He featured regularly for Los Blancos’ B team during his three-year stint in the capital, but never advanced to the senior side. He would enjoy greater prominence with the likes of Racing and Real Sociedad, and was…

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Senegal’s Diambars Institute joins forces with Olympique Marseille

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Senegal’s Diambars Institute joins forces with Olympique Marseille

Senegalese academy, the Diambars Institute, have entered into a development partnership with French giants Olympique Marseille. The agreement will see Marseille training some Diambars players. Paris Saint Germain midfielder Idrissa Gueye and Senegal international defender Kara Mbodji are some of the celebrated players who began their careers at Diambars. Diambars president Saer Seck feels the international development provided by Marseille is…

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Youcef Atal: Algeria international to have knee surgery

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Youcef Atal: Algeria international to have knee surgery

Nice’s Algeria international defender Youcef Atal will have surgery to repair a meniscal injury in his knee. The 23-year-old is expected to be out of action for a ‘long time’ after suffering the injury during his club’s 4-1 home win over visiting Metz in the French Ligue 1 on Saturday. “Bad news for Youcef Atal…

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PSG and beIN chief Al-Khelaifi meets Swiss prosecutors again over World Cup TV deals

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PSG and beIN chief Al-Khelaifi meets Swiss prosecutors again over World Cup TV deals

By Andrew Warshaw Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the president of Paris St. Germain and boss of beIN Sport Media, has been questioned for a second time by Swiss federal prosecutors as he seeks to have a two-year investigation into allegations he bribed the man who was once FIFA’s second most senior official dismissed. The office of Switzerland’s attorney general…

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French football giants PSG to promote brand Rwanda

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French football giants PSG to promote brand Rwanda

Following a successful partnership with Arsenal, Rwanda has now signed a deal with French football club, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), arguably the most successful club in French history.  The PSG deal aims at promoting the visibility of Rwandan brands and tourism. The Paris-based club, that goes by the nickname, Les Parisiens, has of recent attracted world class…

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