Wesley Sneijder

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 10th, 2013
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Real Madrid reached the Champions League semi-finals despite a 3-2 loss at Galatasaray on Tuesday after goals from Cristiano Ronaldo at the start and end of a pulsating match earned the Spaniards a 5-3 aggregate win. Madrid appeared comfortably on course for a shot at winning a 10th European Cup when...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 4th, 2013
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RESULT: Real Madrid 3 (Ronaldo 9′, Benzema 29′, Higuain 73′) Galatasaray 0 Galatasaray paid the price for an admirable but ultimately reckless attacking approach as they suffered an almost certainly fatal 3-0 defeat in the first leg of their quarter-final meeting with Real Madrid. T...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 20th, 2013
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A look ahead to tonight’s Champions League fixture at the Turk Telecom Arena Galatasaray proudly sit six points clear at the top of the Turkish Super Lig and will be confident ahead of this tie after a productive January transfer window saw the high profile arrivals of Didier Drogba and Wesley Sneijd...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 16th, 2013
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By Gowon Akpodonor, who was in Jo’burg HE stormed the dressing room of the Super Eagles looking cheerful despite his team’s unexpected elimination in the quarterfinal. His teammates, many of them looking dejected and frustrated, had to wait inside the Marcopolo bus parked in front of the Media centre...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Feb 14th, 2013
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FIFA has provisionally cleared Didier Drogba to play for Galatasaray, though it says his contractual dispute case with Shanghai Shenhua remains open. Drogba can play in a Champions League last-16, first leg at home to Schalke next Wednesday. He can make his Turkish league debut at Akhisar on Friday. ...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 27th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Ivory Coast captain and former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has left Shanghai Shenhua to sign a 1-1/2 year contract with Galatasaray, Turkish broadcaster CNN Turk said on Sunday. The channel did not give any more information and Galatasaray could not be reached for immediate commen...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jun 12th, 2012
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The atmosphere within the Dutch camp is not the same at Euro 2012 as it was at the 2010 World Cup, admits playmaker Wesley Sneijder. The 28-year-old Internazionale star – who starred for the Dutch as they reached the World Cup final only to lose to Spain – denied, though, the squad was riven with [&h...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jun 9th, 2012
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Follow IndepthAfrica’s live coverage of Euro 2012 as the second day of the tournament opens with Holland and Denmark clashing at Kharkiv. The Dutch are one of the pre-tournament favourites but will have their hands full against a Danish side containing the exciting Christian Eriksen. [View the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 9th, 2012
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Maximising underdog spirit is second nature to Denmark, and Morten Olsen’s squad are likely to require a ship-load of Viking strength to get a result against the losing 2010 World Cup finalists. A nation with a population of under six million, who banned professionals from their national footba...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jun 7th, 2012
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Euro 2012 was plunged into its first racism controversy after the black players in the Holland squad were subjected to monkey chants during an open practice session in the same city where England will also invite the public to watch them train on Friday. Several hundred people targeted players such a...