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Africa Women’s football progress highlighted in FIFA Morocco meetings

RABAT, Morocco, February 25, 2021/ — FIFA (www.FIFA.com) President Gianni Infantino has spoken of the need for football to strengthen its cooperation across the African continent, and has shown his support for the promotion of women’s football locally, following discussions with Moroccan Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, and the President of the Moroccan Football Association (FMRF), …

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Ghanaian player Ben Acheampong ‘duped’ $1m by Zamalek

Benjamin Acheampong says he has been duped out of $1m by a football club once, and he is determined it will not happen again – especially by the same organization. The Ghanaian has been deprived of more than $1m (£710,000) in a row with Egyptian giants Zamalek dating back to 2018, and despite the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) …

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Updates: Tiger Woods’ car accident and injuries

(CNN)The world held its breath Tuesday awaiting news of Tiger Woods’ condition after the golf legend suffered serious injuries in a rollover crash near Los Angeles. Woods, 45, was conscious and alert when emergency responders pulled him from his vehicle, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said. Here’s what we know so far about the crash: What caused …

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Akwasi Frimpong only one representing Africa at BMW/IBSF 2021 Champs

Akwasi Frimpong overcame an injury to finish 32nd overall at the BMW IBSF world championships in Altenberg, Germany. Frimpong worked with Team-Russia leading into the tournament on one of the toughest tracks in the world that showed its strength against world-class athletes. His reward was a qualification to become the only African athlete representing the continent at this 2021 BMW …

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African Union and FIFA commit to build on positive results on collaboration

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ZURICH, Switzerland, February 12, 2021/ — Two years to the day of signing a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations, African Union (AU) Chairperson Félix Tshisekedi and FIFA President Gianni Infantino (www.FIFA.com) have discussed an action plan that will accelerate several aspects of the agreement aimed at contributing for the benefit of African society, and, in particular, younger generations.“I …

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Jerome Boateng’s ex-girlfriend commits suicide after splitting from him

Jerome Boateng has been granted early leave from Bayern Munich’s Club World Cup preparations in Qatar following the tragic news about his former girlfriend’s death. Kasia Lenhardt, 25, was found dead at a luxury apartment thought to belong to Boateng in Berlin’s upmarket Charlottenborg neighbourhood on Tuesday night by police. The couple had only split last week and Lenhardt killed …

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Morocco retain CHAN title with a 2-0 win over Mali in February 2021 clash

Morocco became the first team to successfully defend the African Nation Championship (CHAN) trophy with a 2-0 win over Mali in Cameroon. The Moroccans were made to work hard for their win and both of their goals came from second-half corners in front of around 6,700 fans at the Ahmadou Ahidjo stadium in Yaounde. Soufiane Bouftini headed home the first …

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Boxer Isaac Dogboe bids father-manager Paul Dogboe farewell

Ghana’s young Boxing sensation Isaac Dogboe has revealed that he is no longer under the management of his father Paul Dogboe. The former WBO super bantamweight champion Isaac “Royal Storm” Dogboe, who has been inactive in the ring since his last bout in July 2020 made this revelation in an exclusive interview with GhOne TV of Ghana when quizzed on …

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African Union Chairperson and FIFA President discuss ongoing strong collaboration

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ZURICH, Switzerland, February 5, 2021/ — Thursday, during a call that preceded the 34th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), AU Chairperson H.E. Cyril Ramaphosa and FIFA (www.FIFA.com) President Gianni Infantino spoke of the positive momentum generated between both organisations in the past two years as well as the …

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