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Porto’s Moussa Marega quits match over racist abuse at Vitoria Guimaraes

Porto forward Moussa Marega walked off midway through his side’s win at Vitoria Guimaraes, saying he was subjected to racist abuse from fans. Marega, 28, started to walk towards the dugouts in the 69th minute, nine minutes after scoring what…

Everton end shirt partnership agreement with SportPesa

Everton have confirmed they are to end their shirt sponsorship agreement with Kenyan betting firm SportPesa at the end of the season. Everton, who had signed a five-year deal with the gaming brand in 2017, said the decision was made…

Odion Ighalo: Man Utd forward included in squad for Premier League game at Chelsea

Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo will be in the squad for Monday’s Premier League game at Chelsea, says manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Ighalo missed the club’s training camp in Spain due to fears the coronavirus outbreak may have led to him being…

Joseph Yobo: Former Nigeria captain appointed as assistant coach

Nigeria have appointed former captain Joseph Yobo as assistant coach of the senior national team. The 39-year-old will work with manager Gernot Rohr and replaces Imama Amapakabo in the technical crew, according to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). His country’s…

Fifa bans Ugandan player for life for ‘match manipulation’

Fifa has banned Ugandan player George Mandela for life for involvement in “match manipulation” while he was playing for Kenyan club Kakamega Home Boyz. Three of his Kenyan team-mates Moses Chikati, Festus Okiring and Festo Omukoto were handed four-year bans…

Confederation Cup draw completed

The draw for the knock-out stage of the Confederation Cup has been held in Cairo. Libyan side Al-Nasr, who have qualified despite not having a league to play in at the moment, will meet Hassania Agadir of Morocco. Zambia’s Zanaco…

Odion Ighalo: Manchester United striker took pay cut to make loan deal happen

Odion Ighalo says he was so desperate to join Manchester United he took a pay cut to make the deal happen and did not sleep the night it was agreed. The 30-year-old Nigeria forward has joined United on loan from Shanghai…

Ex-Norway international Pa-Modou Kah wants to coach The Gambia

Ex-Norway international Pa-Modou Kah says that he wants to coach The Gambia, where he was born, one day. The 39-year-old has just begun his first job as a senior coach at Canadian Premier League side Pacific FC. Kah was born…

Hubert Velud: Sudan appoint former Togo boss as new manager

The Sudan Football Association has named Frenchman Hubert Velud as their new national team coach. The 60-year-old former Togo, JS Kabylie, TP Mazembe and Etoile du Sahel boss succeeds Zdravko Logarusic, whose contract was not renewed in December. Two weeks after…

Wilfried Bony: Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ittihad announce signing of Ivory Coast forward

Saudi Arabian club Al-Ittihad have announced the signing of Ivory Coast striker Wilfried Bony on an 18-month deal. He has joined the Saudi Arabian club as a free agent. The 31-year-old has not played a competitive game since July, when his Ivory…