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By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 5th, 2013
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Drogba in action for Shanghai Shenhua. Image: Eugene Hoshiko/AP/Press Association Images JUVENTUS COACH ANTONIO Conte appears to have reiterated his opposition to the club signing former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba. Conte, who returned to the bench in mid-December following a four-month ban, added ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 22nd, 2012
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Beating Shakhtar Donetsk lately has proven to be nearly impossible for its opponents in all competitions. Claudio Villa/Getty Images Chelsea and Shakhtar Donetsk, the two clubs sitting atop Group E, meet in Donetsk on Tuesday in what certainly promises to be a thrilling match. If either team should w...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Sep 18th, 2012
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It is time for Chelsea to go about defending their European Crown, they begin their campaign at home to Italian Champions Juventus. Now, without the talismatic striker Didier Drogba, who played a pivotal role in winning them their first UEFA Champions League, this new look Chelsea side will want to g...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Aug 28th, 2012
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Heartbreak befell Udinese in the Champions League play-off round for the second year running after they lost on penalties to Sporting Braga in the second leg of their qualifying tie. Summer signing Maicosuel was the villain of the piece, his chipped penalty comfortably saved by Braga goalkeeper Beto ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Aug 6th, 2012
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Edin Dzeko has hinted at a move to AC Milan after declaring his ambition to play in Serie A – but Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has said he believes it is “pretty unlikely” that the striker will leave the Etihad. Dzeko is unsettled at City and complained last week that he ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jul 3rd, 2012
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“Juventus announce that an agreement with Udinese has been finalised over the definitive acquisition of the registration rights of Asamoah for a fee of €18 million to be paid in three years,” a statement on the Juventus website reads. “At the same time, Juventus and Udinese signed a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jun 6th, 2012
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Torino director Gianluca Petrachi said only a ‘sensational offer’ for Angelo Ogbonna would see the club release their star centre-back. The 24-year-old defender, who can also play at left-back, played a key role in Torino’s promotion to Serie A ahead of next season, and his fine for...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
May 10th, 2012
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AC Milan has confirmed that midfielder Sulley Muntari has sprained his right knee and so is out of the Italian club’s last Serie A game of the season. The injury was sustained in Milans 2-4 loss to Muntari’s former club, Inter Milan and it has not yet been determined how long he will be out. [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
May 3rd, 2012
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Fiorentina coach Delio Rossi was sacked on Wednesday after punching his own player Adem Ljajic during Wednesday’s Serie A clash against Novara, taking exception to the midfielder’s sarcasm. Fiorentina acted quickly after the match ended 2-2 with owner Andrea Della Valle announcing the 51-...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2012
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On-loan AC Milan midfielder Sulley Muntari has launched an astonishing attack against his parent club Internazionale. Muntari, who joined Inter in a €16million deal from Portmouth in 2008, crossed the city divide in January having fallen out of favour at the Giuseppe Meazza. And there now appears now...