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CAF reduces Enyimba Captain Austin Oladapo’s doping ban from 1 year to six months

African Football’s ruling body, Confederation of African Football (CAF) has reduced the twelve months ban on Enyimba midfielder and captain Austin Oladapo. Oladapo was initially banned for one year by CAF for testing positive to prednisolone in a test conducted in May. The initial ban meant he would stay away from all football related activities…

Cristiano Ronaldo scammed £250k by travel agent after trusting her with credit card pin

A travel agent has been accused of cheating Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo out of nearly £250,000. The 53-year-old, named in Portugal as Maria Silva, also scammed the football star’s super-agent Jorge Mendes out of more than £14,000 and former Man Utd winger Nani out of more than £1,500. Her wrongdoing culminated in her getting…

Chiellini slams Cristiano Ronaldo as he claims Paulo Dybala was forced to ‘reduce his goals’ to accommodate him at the club

Juventus captain, Giorgio Chiellini has aimed a dig at Cristiano Ronaldo by claiming the team revolved around him at the club and that his presence forced Paulo Dybala  to ‘lower his goals’ to accommodate him. The Portuguese superstar left Juventus for Manchester this summer after three years in Italy, rejoining United in an emotional deadline-day transfer. Ronaldo marked his Old…

Ex-Nigeria international, Finidi George appointed as new coach of Enyimba

Two-time CAF Champions League winner Enyimba FC of Aba have reportedly appointed ex-Nigerian international George Finidi as the team’s Technical Adviser. The 50-year-old will replace coach Fatai Osho who led the Aba Elephants to a second-place finish in the recently concluded 2020-21 season of the Nigeria Professional Football League. Finidi was a key member…

‘I can smell champions’ – Ronaldinho insists PSG can win the Champions League after Lionel Messi signing

Brazilian football legend, Ronaldinho believes Paris Saint-Germain will finally clinch the Champions League following the signing of Lionel Messi on a two-year deal. The Argentina international was officially announced as a PSG player on Tuesday August 10, after joining from Barcelona following a 21-year stay at the Spanish club. Messi’s former Barca team-mate Ronaldinho – who…

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