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Yannick Carrasco strikes as Dalian Yifang relegate Changchun Yatai in CSL

Yannick Carrasco was on target as Dalian Yifang's 2-0 Chinese Super League win over Changchun Yatai spared last year's second division champions relegation on Sunday.
Paulo Bento

South Korea hires ex-Portugal coach Paulo Bento

Former Portugal boss Paulo Bento will coach South Korea over the next four years through the 2022 Qatar World Cup, the Korea Football Association (KFA) announced Friday.

Australia keen on Andres Iniesta as a marquee star

Australian football chiefs plan to contact the agent of Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta to sound him out about a move to the A-League, reports said Wednesday, as the domestic competition looks to recruit a marquee star.

Chinese club denies move for Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta

China's Chongqing Lifan denied making a big-money move for Andres Iniesta as Spanish media said the Barcelona captain could now be headed for Japan or Australia.

Andres Iniesta’s move to China’s Chongqing Lifan in doubt

Andres Iniesta's move to Chongqing Lifan is in doubt after the Chinese Super League club said they would not pay the Barcelona midfielder an irresponsibly high salary.

Ernesto Valverde: Andres Iniesta cannot be replaced at Barcelona

Ernesto Valverde concedes Andres Iniesta can never truly be replaced at Barcelona as LaLiga's champions-elect prepare for life without their mercurial playmaker.

Zinedine Zidane: Andres Iniesta should have won Ballon d’Or

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane believes departing Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta deserved to win the Ballon d'Or during his career.

Chongqing coach: Andres Iniesta move ‘a rumour’

Andres Iniesta’s move to Chongqing Lifan is just “a rumour”, the Chinese club’s coach said, as the Barcelona captain gets ready to reveal his future plans.

Ivan Rakitic desperate for Andres Iniesta to remain at Barcelona

Ivan Rakitic is desperate for Andres Iniesta to quash speculation over his Barcelona future and commit to remaining at the club where he has established himself as "one of the greatest players in history".

Father: It’s a good time for Andres Iniesta to leave Barcelona

Andres Iniesta is set to make a difficult decision but his father Jose Antonio believes the time is right for the Barcelona great to leave the La Liga giants.

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Lai Mohammed: APC will make positive impact in Kwara in 2019

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Jubilation in Kwara town over APC’s by-election Victory

There was celebration on Sunday in the ancient town of Oro, the country home of the leader of the All Progressives Congress in Kwara State and Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, following the electoral victory of the APC in Saturday’s by-election in Irepodun/Isin/Ekiti/Oke-Ero federal constituency of the state.
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AWCON: Super Falcons shocked by South Africa

African women’s defending champions Super Falcons suffered a rude shock on their opening game of the 2018 AWCON when they lost 1-0 to Banyana Banyana of South Africa in Cape Coast today.