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FIFA Ranking: Nigeria Moves Up Two Places, Becomes 29th_Ada Nkong

Several thousand people in northwest China have tested positive for a bacterial disease, authorities said on Tuesday, in an outbreak caused by a leak at a biopharmaceutical company last year. The Health Commission of Lanzhou, the capital city of Gansu province, confirmed that 3,245 people had contracted the disease brucellosis, which is often caused by… Continue reading FIFA Ranking: Nigeria Moves Up Two Places, Becomes 29th_Ada Nkong

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Canada Midfielder Quinn Comes Out as Transgender_Ada Nkong

Canada and OL Reign midfielder Rebecca Quinn came out publicly as transgender in an Instagram post on Tuesday. The 25-year-old player, who won Olympic bronze with the Canadian women’s team in 2016 and played for Canada at the 2019 Women’s World Cup, said the post was aimed at helping “queer folx” feel safe on social… Continue reading Canada Midfielder Quinn Comes Out as Transgender_Ada Nkong

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Ronaldo Misses Second Training With Portugal Following Foot Infection_Ada Nkong

Cristiano Ronaldo missed a second training session in a row with the Portugal squad on Thursday due to a foot problem ahead of Nations League matches against Croatia and Sweden. “The national team captain… has an infection in his right foot and is undergoing treatment with antibiotics,” the Portuguese FA said in a statement. Ronaldo,… Continue reading Ronaldo Misses Second Training With Portugal Following Foot Infection_Ada Nkong

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Messi Divorce, End of an Era_Raphael Bichene

Messi divorce: End of an era, legal fight at Barcelona Six-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi told Barcelona he wants to leave — on a free transfer — in a “bombshell” fax on Tuesday that is expected to spark a legal battle over a buy-out clause worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Signalling the end… Continue reading Messi Divorce, End of an Era_Raphael Bichene

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Bayern Munich Emerges Winner of UEFA Champions League_Ada Nkong

Bayern Munich has beaten Paris St German to become winners of the 2019/2020 UEFA champions League. A lone goal scored in the 59th minute by Kingsley Coman at Sunday evening's game in Lisbon ,Portugal clinched the win. For Bayern Munich, it is their sixth UEFA Champions League title.

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Man Utd Captain Maguire Released From Police Custody in Greece_Ada Nkong

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire was released from Greek police custody Saturday, TV footage showed, ahead of a hearing on assault charges on the island of Mykonos. Wearing a baseball cap and mask, Maguire was shown leaving a courthouse on neighbouring Syros island, accompanied by what appeared to be members of his legal team, and… Continue reading Man Utd Captain Maguire Released From Police Custody in Greece_Ada Nkong

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Barcelona Appoints Ronald Norman New Coach_Ada Nkong

Barcelona have appointed former player Ronald Koeman as their new coach, as the Spanish football giants look to rebuild after their 8-2 thrashing by Bayern Munich that knocked them out of the Champions League.Koeman, 57, moves from his role as manager of the Netherlands national team on a two-year contract with Barcelona until 2022. The… Continue reading Barcelona Appoints Ronald Norman New Coach_Ada Nkong

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Juventus appoint Andrea Pirlo to replace Maurizio Sarri_Femi Ehiabhi

Juventus have appointed Andrea Pirlo as manager to replace the sacked Maurizio Sarri, a week after hiring the former midfielder as Under-23 boss. The Italian giants sacked Sarri after just one season despite winning Serie A following the club's Champions League last-16 defeat by Lyon on Friday.Pirlo, 41, has signed a two-year deal until June 2022. The… Continue reading Juventus appoint Andrea Pirlo to replace Maurizio Sarri_Femi Ehiabhi

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Europa League Final:Man United Advances to Quarter Finals_Femi Ehiabhi

Manchester United have booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Europa League after defeating LASK Linz 2-1 on Wednesday night. The result of the tie was never in doubt as United held a 5-0 advantage from the first leg but the Austrian side did threaten an upset on the night after taking a surprise… Continue reading Europa League Final:Man United Advances to Quarter Finals_Femi Ehiabhi