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25 Nov
Voria Ghafouri faces accusations of spreading "propaganda" against the Islamic Republic. The football star has been a vocal critic of the Iranian government.
3 Jul 2022
One of the many firsts at the 2022 men's World Cup in Qatar will be the use of female referees. Japan's Yoshimi Yamashita says she will feel the pressure when she steps out on soccer's biggest stage, but hopes to be very much in the background.
11 Aug 2021
It is unpardonable that the website of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, in an Olympic year, and five years after the conclusion of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, has nothing about the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics, but is replete with articles related to an event that took place half a decade ago. We can only hope that this lapse and other blunders noted in this video that cost Team Nigeria dearly at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be corrected before the Paris 2024 Olympics.
5 Aug 2021
This was the moment England and Arsenal forward Bukayo Saka walked into a wall of letters from fans.
5 Jul 2021
For someone who started his career as a central defender, it is truly remarkable how much Onyinye Wilfred Ndidi has revolutionised his game while excelling in his new position as a midfielder.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ The international football star sat down for a chat with GuardianLife Magazine, an insert of the Guardian Life Magazine and he spoke about a range of issues. Book a copy of tomorrow's issue.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣
8 Oct 2020
Superstar footballer Lionel Messi will take a break from his Barcelona chaos as he bids to fire Argentina to the World Cup in Qatar and what will probably be his last chance to try to win the coveted trophy.
4 Aug 2020
Solace Chukwu and Solomon Fowowe dissect Nigeria's top footballer, Victor Osimhen's controversial move to S.S.C. Napoli.
6 Jan 2020
The statue of footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic's statue in his hometown of Malmo, Sweden was vandalised overnight Saturday, with vandals cutting the feet off. The statue has been the target of numerous attacks since the Swedish footballer invested in Stockholm-based Hammarby, angering supporters of Malmo FF, the club where he began his professional career.
4 Dec 2019
Solomon Fowowe and Andrew Ibeh on The Nutmeg discusses the Ballon d'Or winner and nominees.
11 Aug 2019
A media report that Hamburg footballer Bakary Jatta is playing under a false name has sparked investigations by the DFB (German FA) and city authorities. The report claims there are also doubts about Jatta's age.
7 Aug 2019
Footballer Dani Alves appears in front of tens and thousands of Sao Paulo Football Club supporters as he realises a dream to join his favourite team.
14 Jul 2019
The 12 Thai soccer players and their coach who were trapped in a cave have opened up about their lives one year on. Some still aspire to be professional footballers, while others have been inspired by their rescuers.

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