Soccer

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 1st, 2013
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Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica Football’s governing body Fifa has sanctioned Ethiopia for fielding an ineligible player during a 2014 World Cup qualifier against Botswana. The match is announced to be relinquished and granted 3-0 in favour of Botswana, with the Ethiopian Football Federation likewis...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jun 30th, 2013
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Fred scored two goals and Neymar added another as host Brazil convincingly defeated world champion Spain 3-0 to win the Confederations Cup on Sunday as protesters clashed with riot police outside the Maracana Stadium. Fred put Brazil on the board less than two minutes into the match, Neymar added to ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
May 10th, 2013
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Reuters Alex Ferguson’s influence at Manchester United will continue past his retirement after the Premier League champions followed his advice and appointed David Moyes as their next manager on Thursday. By Sonia Oxley. Everton boss Moyes, who announced earlier he would be leaving the club aft...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 26th, 2013
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This will be the game that will separate the men from boys. In the first leg of the semi-finals, the dominant side of European football Barcelona got thrashed 4-0 by Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich on Wednesday morning. A couple days before the game, Barcelona’s Dani Alves talked about their upcom...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 24th, 2013
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Bayern Munich’s incredible season continued when they handed Barcelona one of their heaviest defeats for years, hammering the Catalans 4-0 in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final on Tuesday. By Brian Homewood. Thomas Mueller headed the recently-crowned Bundesliga champions ahead i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Apr 18th, 2013
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ACCRA: World football’s governing body, FIFA,has given three spots for African teams at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup inCanada, following the decision to increase the number of participants at the finals to 24, eight more than previously.   FIFA took the decision at a recent meeting of i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Apr 18th, 2013
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This was hardly 1992 or 1995 revisited for Manchester United, hardly as damaging as those chastening Upton Park trips which cost United the title. These dropped points only delay the inevitable. United will be crowned champions but West Ham made them sweat a bit. Sam Allardyce’s side were indeb...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Apr 16th, 2013
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With the Premier League title out of reach this term, here is why Manchester City can reclaim the title next season The 2012/13 season will forever be overshadowed by Manchester City’s title triumph the previous year. Even winning the FA Cup will not save manager Roberto Mancini from an awkward debri...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Apr 15th, 2013
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Santos striker Neymar, who continues to be linked with the likes of Barcelona, Chelsea and Real Madrid, has refused to dismiss talk of a move to Camp Nou. Neymar is arguably the most sought after player in world football today, and has also been linked with Bayern Munich, Juventus, Manchester City, r...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 13th, 2013
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The Champions League quarterfinals have come to a conclusion and we have a semifinal line up comprising of two Germans teams in the form of Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich and two Spanish and European giants FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. It wasn’t exactly smooth sailing for all of them, except Ba...