Papiss Cissé

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 23rd, 2013
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A picture has emerged apparently showing Muslim footballer Papiss Cisse at a casino table. It comes as the Newcastle striker is at loggerheads with the club over their decision to replace old sponsor Virgin Money with pay-day loan company Wonga. Cisse, who is one of a number of Muslim players at Newc...
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 Cote d'Ivoire
Oct 13th, 2012
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A crucial Africa Cup of Nations football match between Senegal and Ivory Coast has been abandoned after fans rioted at a stadium in Dakar. Home fans started fires in the stands and threw objects on the pitch as Senegal were losing 2-0, a result which would have eliminated the team. Ivorian fans jumpe...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
May 2nd, 2012
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On a night when Papiss Cissé scored an unbelievable goal for Newcastle that defied physics, Chelsea realised that their chance of qualifying for next season’s Champions League almost defies mathematics. They probably now need to win the final against Bayern Munich to qualify. If Cissé’s opener was go...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Feb 28th, 2012
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Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse is among four players who have pulled out of Senegal’s squad on the eve of their friendly with South Africa in Durban, his club said on Tuesday. Forward Mame Biram Diouf, who moved from Manchester United to Hanover 96 last month, Stade Rennes defender Kader...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jan 17th, 2012
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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew was on Tuesday closing in on a deal to sign Papiss Demba Cisse, a strike partner of Demba Ba with Senegal. The Freiburg forward, who has scored nine Bundesliga goals this season, has flown to Tyneside from the Africa Cup of Nations to discuss terms after Newcastle agreed...