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Former Black Stars of Ghana striker Junior Agogo is dead at the age of 40

Former Ghana star passes on at age 40

Agogo started his career with Sheffield Wednesday before a spell with Oldham Athletic, Chester City, Chesterfield, Lincoln City, Chicago Fire, Colorado Rapids, San Jose Earthquakes, Queens Park Rangers, Barnet, Bristol Rovers, Nottingham Forest, Zamalek SC, Apollon Limassol and Hibernian
Tunisia boss Alain Giresse has wished Aliou Cisse well after the Senegal head coach guided his nation to their second Africa Cup of Nations final.

AFCON: Tunisia part company with Alain Giresse

Alain Giresse has left his job as coach of Tunisia, after nine months and having guided them to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in July.
Monaco have completed the temporary signing of Islam Slimani from Leicester City for the rest of the 2019-20 season with the option to buy.

Leicester City confirm Islam Slimani season-long loan exit for Monaco

Leicester City have confirmed the exit of Islam Slimani on a season-long loan to Monaco with an option to buy should the striker impress in Ligue 1.
Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has appointed Vincent Mashami as their coach for the men's national football team.

Vincent Mashami named new Rwanda head coach

Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has appointed Vincent Mashami as their coach for the men's national football team.
Monaco have completed the temporary signing of Islam Slimani from Leicester City for the rest of the 2019-20 season with the option to buy.

Monaco confirm signing Algeria’s Islam Slimani from Leicester City

Slimani's move to the Stade Louis II is his third loan away from Leicester, after brief stints at Newcastle United and Fenerbahce.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino believes crucial projects will be put in place to help improve the standard of African football as Moroccan FA president Fouzi Lekjaa shares his thoughts.

FIFA appoints emergency committee to run Egyptian football

With Egyptian football in chaos following the sudden departure of the national federation’s leadership, FIFA on Tuesday appointed a temporary committee to take over.
Victor Moses

Victor Moses delighted after scoring, assisting in Fenerbahce win

Former Super Eagles forward Victor Moses is delighted after scoring and providing two-assist in Fenerbahce 5-0 win over Gazisehir Gaziantep FK at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium Turkish Super Lig on Monday night.

Benfica confirm Tyronne Ebuehi out of Super Eagles friendly against Ukraine with injury

Portuguese Primeira Liga side Benfica have confirmed defender Tyronne Ebuehi out of Nigeria’s September 10 international friendly against Ukraine at the 31,000-capacity Dnipro Arena in Kyiv, Ukraine, following a muscle injury copped by the former ADO Den Haag of Holland righ back last week in training.
Former Nigeria international and coach Samson Siasia has denied any wrongdoing after he was slapped with a lifetime ban by Fifa on Friday.

Samson Siasia vows to clear name after Fifa ban

Former Nigeria international and coach Samson Siasia has denied any wrongdoing after he was slapped with a lifetime ban by Fifa on Friday.
Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has confirmed Francis Kimanzi as the new coach for Harambee Stars.

Francis Kimanzi named new Kenya coach

"Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has confirmed the appointment of Francis Kimanzi and Zedekiah Otieno to head the Harambee Stars technical bench,” read a statement from FKF.
New Morocco head coach Vahid Halilhodzic has named 46 players in his first squad for their training camp in September, where they are expected to face Burkina Faso and Niger.

New Morocco coach names 46 players in Atlas Lions squad

New Morocco head coach Vahid Halilhodzic has named 46 players in his first squad for their training camp in September, where they are expected to face Burkina Faso and Niger.

Wilfred Ndidi: How Mikel Obi became my idol as upcoming footballer

Wilfred Ndidi says former Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi was a big inspiration to him while he was still learning the ropes as a young footballer.
Ngonda Muzinga has joined French Ligue 1 side Dijon on a two-year deal from AS Vita Club.

Dijon sign DR Congo defender Ngonda Muzinga

Ngonda Muzinga has joined French Ligue 1 side Dijon on a two-year deal from AS Vita Club.
Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho set to replace collapsed Samuel Kalu in Super Eagles squad at the ongoing 32nd Africa Nations Cup in Egypt.

Super Eagles coach hailed for recalling Kelechi Iheanacho for Ukraine friendly

Ben Iroha, a former Nigeria left-wing-back has applauded Gernot Rohr for recalling Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho to the Super Eagles, but chides the left-footed forward to grab the opportunity with both hands after missing the final cut for the AFCON 2019 finals in Egypt following a dip in form.
Although Chelsea succumbed to defeats in their last two matches, Wilfred Ndidi has warned his Leicester City teammates to be aware of the danger posed by Frank Lampard’s men.

Wilfred Ndidi: Chelsea will be difficult for Leicester City

Although Chelsea succumbed to defeats in their last two matches, Wilfred Ndidi has warned his Leicester City teammates to be aware of the danger posed by Frank Lampard’s men.
Vahid Halilhodzic

Vahid Halilhodzic named as new coach of Morocco

Former Japan boss Vahid Halilhodzic was named as the new coach of Morocco on Thursday, his third job with an African nation.
Sadio Mane feels he is just a lucky boy and that Roberto Firmino deserves the credit for Liverpool's UEFA Super Cup triumph, although it was the Senegal star who struck twice.

Sadio Mane credits Roberto Firmino for UEFA Super Cup double

Sadio Mane feels he is just "a lucky boy" and that Roberto Firmino deserves the credit for Liverpool's UEFA Super Cup triumph, although it was the Senegal star who struck twice.

Moses Simon joins Nantes on loan from Levante

Nigeria winger Moses Simon has joined French Ligue 1 club FC Nantes on a season long loan deal from LaLiga side, Levante.

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