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Most Senegalese farmers sell peanuts and vegetables, but in one hamlet lost in a mangrove swamp in the West African country's south, only one crop is commercially viable -- cannabis.

Senegal’s remote cannabis growers evade crackdown

Most Senegalese farmers sell peanuts and vegetables, but in one hamlet lost in a mangrove swamp in the West African country's south, only one crop is commercially viable -- cannabis.
NFF President Amaju Pinnick (L) and FIFA President Gianni Infatino (M) at the CAF awards

Amaju Pinnick: Sadio Mane, Asisat Oshoala fully deserving of their gongs

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has declared African Men’s Player of the Year, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Women’s Player of the Year, Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala as fully deserving of their honours at the 2019 CAF Football Awards ceremony in Hurghada, Egypt on Tuesday night.
Asisat Oshoala was delighted to be crowned African Women's Player of the Year for a fourth time at the Caf Awards Gala on Tuesday night.

Sport ministers salutes Asisat Oshoala, Sadio Mane

Nigeria’s Minister of Youths and Sports Development Sunday Dare has applauded Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala for her attainment in football after being crowned as the 2019 African Women’s Player of the Year.
Sadio Mane says he’s delighted to win the 2019 African footballer of the year award for the first time in his career.

Sadio Mane reacts to his first footballer of the year award

Sadio Mane says he’s delighted to win the 2019 African footballer of the year award for the first time in his career.
Riyad Mahrez

Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez gives reason for missing Caf Awards

Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez has congratulated Liverpool forward Sadio Mane for winning the 2019 African Player of the Year award.
Liverpool and Senegal star Sadio Mane and Nigeria and FC Barcelona Women forward Asisat Oshoala have picked up the top awards for African Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year respectively.

CAF Awards: Sadio Mane, Asisat Oshoala crowned king, queen of Africa

Liverpool and Senegal star Sadio Mane and Nigeria and FC Barcelona Women forward Asisat Oshoala have picked up the top awards for African Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year respectively.
Jurgen Klopp has hailed the “outstanding” qualities which have allowed Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane to continue thriving for Liverpool.

Real Madrid boss contacts Liverpool star

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has contacted Liverpool star Sadio Mane over a possible move to Santiago Bernabeu, according to report.
Kalidou Koulibaly has called Napoli's 4-0 Champions League win over Genk on Tuesday night an important victory.

Chelsea, Tottenham ‘in contact’ with Napoli defender agent

Chelsea and Tottenham are in contact with Kalidou Koulibaly’s agent as transfer talks ramp up over a potential £100m deal.
Sadio Mane believes Liverpool are well motivated to clinch the Premier League trophy this season.

Sadio Mane set to be crowned King of Africa

Liverpool sharpshooter Sadio Mane is expected to become the first African football headline-maker of 2020 by winning the Player of the Year award in Egypt next week.
Jurgen Klopp has hailed the “outstanding” qualities which have allowed Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane to continue thriving for Liverpool.

Sadio Mane: Liverpool players have to ‘sacrifice’ themselves to win title

Senegalese star Sadio Mane says he and his Liverpool teammates will have to "sacrifice" themselves in order to win the league title for the first time in 30 years.
Sadio Mane has set his sights on victory for Senegal against Algeria when they meet in their second Group C game at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cairo on Thursday.

El-Hadji Diouf tells irate Senegalese fans to cool it after Lionel Messi beats Sadio...

While fans in Africa reacted with indignation after Sadio Mane finished fourth in the Ballon d’Or voting, another striker who played for Senegal and Liverpool, took a slightly more balanced view.
Pep Guardiola's current Manchester City contract expires in 2021

Pep Guardiola will only consider new Manchester City contract if these new players are...

Pep Guardiola will only consider extending his contract with Manchester City if the club agrees to sign several new players next summer.
Roberto Firmino celebrates Liverpool's winner (Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Roberto Firmino sends Liverpool into Fifa Club World Cup final

Roberto Firmino came off the bench to score a stoppage-time winner as Liverpool secured their place in the Fifa Club World Cup final with a narrow 2-1 win over Monterrey.
Sadio Mane was once again a star man for Liverpool as they maintained their 100 percent record in the Premier League with a 3-0 win at Burnley on Saturday evening.

Sadio Mane: Winning Club World Cup would be massive

Senegalese superstar Sadio Mane says it would be a massive achievement if he helped Liverpool FC win the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup.
Sadio Mane believes Liverpool are well motivated to clinch the Premier League trophy this season.

Danny Blind: Sadio Mane is the ‘new Cristiano Ronaldo’ and not like Lionel Messi

Former Ajax and Netherlands manager Danny Blind believes Liverpool forward Sadio Mane is the ‘new Cristiano Ronaldo’ and described him as a ‘super modern player.’
Liverpool delivered a first-half masterclass to humiliate Everton at Anfield on Wednesday, surging into a 4-2 halftime lead and adding a late fifth to maintain their charge towards a first league title in 30 years.

Liverpool thump Everton 5-2 in demolition derby

Liverpool delivered a first-half masterclass to humiliate Everton at Anfield on Wednesday, surging into a 4-2 halftime lead and adding a late fifth to maintain their charge towards a first league title in 30 years.
Reining Nigerian league champions Enyimba of Aba lost their opening Group game of 2019-2020 CAF Confederations Cup to Hassania Agadir of Morroco on Sunday.

Enyimba with ‘school boys’ error crashed at Hassania Agadir

Reining Nigerian league champions Enyimba of Aba lost their opening Group game of 2019/2020 CAF Confederations Cup to Hassania Agadir of Morroco on Sunday.
Enyimba have been dumped out of CAF Champions League by Sudan’s Al–Hilal after a 1-0 victory in Omdurman on Sunday.

Rangers, Enyimba lose CAF Cup group openers

Nigerian contenders Enugu Rangers and Enyimba were both beaten by north African clubs on Sunday as the CAF Confederation Cup group phase kicked off.

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