Demba Ba

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 8th, 2014
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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, has said that his team deserved to qualify for the Champions League semi-finals, because they played with their heart and were not as defensive as Paris Saint-Germain. Andre Schurrle and Demba Ba scored for the hosts, as they overturned a 3-1 first leg result against th...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 8th, 2014
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Chelsea reached the Champions League semi-finals with a thrilling 2-0 win over Paris Saint Germain in their quarter-final second leg match on Tuesday to go through on the away goal rule after the tie ended 3-3 on aggregate. A late goal at Stamford Bridge by substitute Demba Ba added to Andre Schurrle...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 2nd, 2013
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Algeria, Ivory Coast, Togo and Tunisia are in Group A of the African Cup of Nations and their involvement has either directly or indirectly affected teams such as Manchester City, West Ham United, Wigan Athletic, Charlton Athletic, Newcastle United, Portsmouth, Nottingham Forest, Wolves and Tottenham...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 29th, 2012
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West Brom striker Osaze Odemwingie is not the only star that will be missing when the 2013 Africa Nations Cup begins in South Africa, writes OLUFEMI ATOYEBI  Super Eagles coach Steven Keshi did not surprise many Nigerians when he omitted West Brom striker Osaze Odemwingie from the provisional 32-man ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 22nd, 2012
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Relentless rain, a hissy fit from Papiss Cisse and yet another booking for Cheik Tiote seemed to be adding up to a bad afternoon for Newcastle United when, not for the first time, Shola Ameobi came to their rescue. The substitute’s superlative late goal gave Alan Pardew’s side only their ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Dec 17th, 2012
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Christopher Katongo has won the 2012 BBC African Footballer of the Year award. The 30-year-old Zambia captain beat off competition from Demba Ba, Didier Drogba, Younes Belhanda and Yaya Toure to become the first winner from southern Africa in the history of the award. Katongo told BBC Sport: “T...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Oct 16th, 2012
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Senegal have been disqualified from the African Nations Cup after the riot that caused their play-off against the Ivory Coast to be abandoned. Missiles, stones, bottles and firecrackers were thrown onto the pitch and tear gas was used during the match in Dakar. The Confederation of African Football (...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Oct 7th, 2012
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Manchester United surged into second place in the Premier League with a 3-0 demolition of Newcastle, while Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers suffered another Anfield nightmare as his struggling side were held to a 0-0 draw by Stoke on Sunday. Sir Alex Ferguson’s team closed the gap on leaders C...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Oct 5th, 2012
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Newcastle could be boosted for their clash with Manchester United as Hatem Ben Arfa appears likely to take his place in Sunday’s game. Coming off an impressive 3-0 victory over Bordeaux in Thursday night’s Europa League clash, Newcastle manager Alan Pardew looks likely to further strength...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Sep 29th, 2012
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Luis Suarez netted a Carrow Road hat-trick for the second straight season as Liverpool romped to a 5-2 success against Norwich as the Reds recorded their first league win under Brendan Rodgers. The Uruguay striker opened the scoring with a clinical right-footed finish in the second minute and then, s...