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VAR replays to be shown on big screens in World Cup Games

FIFA says replays of incidents under review by video assistant referees (VAR) will be displayed on big screens at this year's World Cup. The June 2018 tournament scheduled to be hosted by Russia will be...

Salah the only African in PFA Team of the Year

The Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) announced its Premier League Team of the Year on Wednesday, but only one African made the cut. Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah was not only the lone African included in the...

DR Congo football chief held in graft probe

The president of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s football federation (FECOFA) was on Wednesday arrested and taken into custody in an ongoing investigation into alleged embezzlement of funds. Constant Omari’s detention was confirmed by an...

Liverpool midfielder in South Africa for medical treatment

English Premier League side Liverpool’s midfielder has travelled to South Africa for specialist treatment as he continues his rehabilitation from a hamstring injury. The 29-year-old is receiving treatment at the Sports Science Institute in Cape...

FIFA arrives in Morocco to inspect potential 2026 World Cup sites

A FIFA task force will spend the next three days in Morocco carefully examining cities, stadiums and fan fest sites related to the country's bid to host the 2026 World Cup. Morocco is the only...

Mohamed Salah prefers Champions League over Golden Boot

Liverpool’s Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah would prefer winning the Champions league over the Golden Boot or any individual awards. The 25-year-old has had an incredible debut season with The Reds since joining from Italian side...

PSG turn the style on to clinch fifth Ligue 1 title in six years

French giants Paris Saint Germain on Sunday clinched their fifth Ligue 1 title in six years after thrashing immediate former champions Monaco 7-1 at the Parc des Princes. This was the first time that Monaco...

Africa wins 97 medals at Commonwealth Games

With South Africa and Nigeria leading the way, Africa leaves the 2018 Commonwealth Games with a total of 97 medals, 34 of them gold. South Africa won 37 medals, good enough for sixth place in...

Ivorian star Yaya Toure wins third PL title with Manchester City

Cote d’Ivoire football star Yaya Toure has won his third Premier League winner’s medal after Manchester City were crowned the 2017/18 PL champions, following a shock defeat inflicted on Manchester United by bottom-placed West...

Manchester United loss gifts City early PL title

Manchester City are the English Premier League Champions. The Citizens won the coveted title without breaking a sweat after Manchester United lost 1-0 to relegation threatened West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford on Sunday. Albion found...