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Sakho sues Wada claiming dope test blunder killed his Liverpool career and depressed earnings

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Sakho sues Wada claiming dope test blunder killed his Liverpool career and depressed earnings

A Premier League player is suing the world anti-doping agency (WADA) for £13 million over claims a drug-test blunder wrecked part of his career. Defender Mamadou Sakho, currently at Crystal Palace, was suspended in April 2016 after testing positive for a fat-burning substance while he was at Liverpool The provisional 30-day suspension meant Sakho missed…

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Didier Drogba: Chelsea legend to run as Ivorian Federation president

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Didier Drogba: Chelsea legend to run as Ivorian Federation president

Former Ivory Coast captain Didier Drogba is reportedly considering challenging Augustin Sidy Diallo as president of the Ivorian Football Federation (IFF). As reported by L’Equipe, the former Elephants captain will decide imminently since the election is scheduled for November. The 41-year-old has recently joined the Confederation of African Football (Caf) as an advisor to president Ahmad Ahmad. Drogba…

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Blow for Man Utd as Bailly to miss ‘four to five months’ with knee injury

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Blow for Man Utd as Bailly to miss ‘four to five months’ with knee injury

The defender may not play again this year for Manchester United after undergoing surgery Manchester United defender Eric Bailly will be sidelined for the foreseeable future after having knee surgery. The 25-year-old centre-back suffered a knee injury against Tottenham during a pre-season friendly in China last week. The initial signs were not good and now Bailly may not play again…

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Nicolas Pepe: Arsenal agree £72m deal for Lille winger

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Nicolas Pepe: Arsenal agree £72m deal for Lille winger

Arsenal have reached an agreement with French club Lille to sign Ivory Coast winger Nicolas Pepe in a deal worth 80m euros (£72m). The Gunners will pay for the 24-year-old via a series of instalments that suit their restricted budget for this summer. An agreement between Arsenal and Pepe’s representatives still needs to be finalised….

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Cameroon forward Clinton Njie joins Russian giants Dynamo Moscow

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Cameroon forward Clinton Njie joins Russian giants Dynamo Moscow

Cameroon forward Clinton Njie has joined Russian giants Dynamo Moscow on a four-year deal in a bid to resurrect his career. The 25-year-old joined French side Marseille in August 2016 but played only 18 games last season, scoring three goals for the Ligue 1 club. Njie first burst onto the European scene in 2014 with…

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Ivory Coast Midfielder Ismael Diomande Joined Turkish Side Caykur Rizespor

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Ivory Coast Midfielder Ismael Diomande Joined Turkish Side Caykur Rizespor

The Ivory Coast international has signed a deal with the Black Sea Sparrowhawk’s after undergoing successful medical examinations. Ismael Diomande joined Turkish Super Lig side Caykur Rizespor from Caen after agreeing to a two-year deal. Midfielder Ismael Diomande helped Ivory Coast to win the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. The 26-year-old signed for the Super Lig outfit…

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AFCON 2019: WILFRIED ZAHA NETS AS IVORY COAST PROCEED TO THE LAST 16

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AFCON 2019: WILFRIED ZAHA NETS AS IVORY COAST PROCEED TO THE LAST 16

Wilfried Zaha, Arsenal summer transfer target got on the scoresheet as Ivory coast thumped Namibia 4 goals to 1 to proceed to the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations . The Ivorian drew the first blood after Namibia failed to take the lead in the 23rd minutes from a clear chance. Toulouse based…

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EMMANUEL EBOUE: FORMER IVORIAN AND ARSENAL DEFENDER REVEALS STRUGGLES STILL CONTINUES

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EMMANUEL EBOUE: FORMER IVORIAN AND ARSENAL DEFENDER REVEALS STRUGGLES STILL CONTINUES

The 36 years old Ivorian and Arsenal defender has reveal that his struggles with mental health still lingers on in an French tv interview. He did opened up about his battle with Mental illness and he even thought of committing suicide. He confirmed this in an emotional interview , he also said his struggles got…

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Emmanuel Eboue: Former Ivory Coast defender reveals his struggles continue

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Emmanuel Eboue: Former Ivory Coast defender reveals his struggles continue

Former Ivory Coast and Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue has revealed that his struggles with mental health are continuing. The 36-year-old opened up on French television about his battle with depression and said he had even considered suicide. In an emotional interview he revealed his problems started when he was suspended by Fifa from all football-related…

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Africa Cup of Nations: Bony and Wanyama score in warm-up games

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Africa Cup of Nations: Bony and Wanyama score in warm-up games

Former Swansea striker Wilfried Bony scored twice for Ivory Coast on Friday as the Elephants warmed up for the Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-1 victory over Comoros. Bony, who was released by Swansea last month and is currently without a club, struck in each half before being substituted in the second half of…

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