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Potential English Premier League AFCON Call-Ups



Africa’s biggest soccer Fiesta, the African Nations Cup, is expected to hold next year with Cameroon as the host nation as well as many qualified nations in attendance.

Ahead of th qualifying series and the competition proper, countries are building a solid side ahead of the competition, calling up players of their Country decent and handing them invitation in fortifications of their team.

Here is a review of possible African players plying their trade in the English Premier League who might be handed invitation by their countries for the prestigious Africa soccer Fiesta in Cameroon next year.

1. Partey x Pepe x Eleney x Aubameyang (ARSENAL FC)

Four of Arsenal integral squad members are possible invitees who might be called upon to represent their countries in next year’s AFCON.

Thomas Partey if stays fit will file out with the Ghanaian National, Pepe with Ivory Coast, Eleney with Egypt and Aubameyang with Gabon.

2. Nakamba x Traore x Trezeguet (Aston Villa)

Marvelous Nakamba will possible join the Zimbabwe team for the AFCON Nations Cup, Traore with Burkina Faso and Trezeguet with the Egyptian Senior National team.

3. Onyeka x Fosu (Brentford)

If stays fit, Onyeka will possible team up with the Nigerian Super Eagles whilst Fosu is expected to be called up by the Ghanaian National team.

4. Bissouma (Brighton and Hove Albion)

Yves Bissouma ranks as the only African player in the Brighton and Hove Albion tea m who might take called up by the Malian National team for the AFCON Nations Cup next year.

5. Cornet (Burnley)

Maxwel Cornet is most likely to team up with the Ivorian National team as the only African player in Burnley.

5. Mendy x Ziyech (Chelsea)

The Thomas Tuchel tutored Chelsea side will loose two of its players to Moroccan and Senegalese National team when they 2022 AFCON begins next year

6. Zaha x Ayew x Kouyate x Schlupp (Crystal Palace)

Crystal palace will loose four of its players with to Ivory Coast, Ghana, and Senegal National team when the AFCON starts next year.

7. Iwobi x Gbamin (Everton)

Rafael Benitez tutored side will loose two of its players to the Nigerian national team and the Ivorian National when African’s prestigious tourney get underway next year.

8. Iheanacho x Ndidi x Amartey (Leicester City)

Leicester City will be without the service of three of its integral squad members by January when the AFCON begins.

9. Salah x Mane x Keita (Liverpool)

Jurgen Klopp will be faced with major challenges when the Africa Nations cup begins next year. Mo Salah will no doubt team up with the Egyptian nation team, Mane with the Senegalese national team as well ass Naiby Keita.

10. Mahrez (Manchester City)

Mahrez ranks as the only player that will be missed in the Manchester City when the African Nations Cup kicks off next year as he will be teaming up with Algerian National team.

11. Amad x Bailly (Manchester United)

Unlike Manchester City, Manchester United will be without the services of it’s two boys who would be with the Ivorian National team when the AFCON begins next year.

12. Djenepo x Salisu (Southampton)

Southampton will loose two of its good players to the AFCON by January as they would be teaming up with their countries.

13. Ekong x Dennis x Sarr x Masina (Watford)

Watford will be hit with a heavy blow when the African Nations Cup kicks off next year. Nigerian duo of Ekong and Dennis are expected to make the list for the Super Eagles as well as Sarr and Masina for their various countries.

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News: Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa terminates contract with Turkish top club Sivasspor




Ahmed Musa Parts Ways with Sivasspor FC by Mutual Consent

In a surprising turn of events, Nigerian international Ahmed Musa has ended his stint with Turkish giants Sivasspor FC. Both parties reached a mutual agreement to terminate the player’s contract, which was announced earlier last week.

Ahmed Musa, who’s known for his blistering pace and attacking prowess, joined Sivasspor with high expectations. He was deemed a significant addition to the team’s offensive line, with hopes that his experience at the top level would provide an edge in competition. His journey at Sivasspor, however, has come to an early conclusion.

The reason behind the termination was laid out to be unpaid wages over a period of 6 months. We gathered that 3 other players have terminated their contract with the same club as a result of unpaid salaries.

Throughout Musa’s time at Sivasspor, he showcased moments of the quality he is known for. Fans of the club and the player hoped that he would be the x-factor in the team’s bid for domestic and European glory. Although his tenure at the club was brief, Musa’s professionalism and dedication to the sport remained evident in each match he played.

With free agency upon him, the future is bright for the Nigerian star. Clubs around the world will undoubtedly be interested in acquiring a player of Musa’s caliber, with his expertise on the field and experience in international competitions. It will be exciting to see where his next journey takes him.

This development marks yet another twist in the career of one of Nigeria’s most celebrated footballers. Ahmed Musa will remain a notable figure in the football world, and all eyes will be on him as he looks to write the next chapter in his illustrious career.

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Besiktas Parts Ways with 21-Year-Old Player Emirhan Delibaş Over Discrepancy in Age on Dating site




Besiktas and Emirhan Delibas Part Ways Amicably After Age Discrepancy on Dating Profile Goes Viral.

Besiktas Parts Ways with Young Player Amid Dating Profile Controversy Emirhan Delibas, 21, leaves club by Mutual Agreement Despite Denying Authenticity of Profile. Despite Denials, Delibas Exits Besiktas After Rising Through Youth Ranks.

In a statement, the club said: ‘We have parted ways with professional football player Emirhan Delibas by mutual agreement. We wish him success in his future career.’

Though the official reasoning behind the decision was not confirmed, it is likely to have been connected to Delibas’ alleged profile on dating app Bumble.

On his page, a photo of Delibas wearing Besiktas’ training kit and holding a drink was accompanied by his name and age, though the number falsely claimed he is 24.

His description told matchers that he was a footballer for the club, provided his Instagram handle and revealed that he was looking for ‘something casual’.

In a twist, however, the player has looked to distance himself from the profile.

In a statement on Instagram, he said: ‘I reject the slanders made by fake accounts and would like to state that my loyalty to my team cannot be questioned.

‘Besiktas is a responsibility for me. Your love has been my greatest motivation.’

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2023 FIFA Women World Cup: Super Falcons Squad Numbers Unveiled



With the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup opening games scheduled for this Thursday, the shirt numbers of Nigeria’s Super Falcons were revealed earlier today with most players retaining their traditional Jersey numbers

In the goalkeeping area, first choice goalkeeper, retained her Jersey Number 16 whilst Balogun and Oluehi opted for Jersey Number 23 and 1 respectively.

Barcelona Feminine’ upfront, Asisat Oshala retained her number 8 with the number 9 shirt handed to Desire Oparanozie and Athletico Madrid Feminine Rashedaat Ajibade taking her trade mark Jersey Number 15.

At the backline, old war horse Onome Ebi and her center back pair,Plumptre retained their Jersey number 2 and 5. In the middle of the park, Ucheibe and Monday gift went for Jersey number 10 and 11.

In the Forward line; Ordega and Kanu will put on jersey number 12 and 17 respectively. Highly rated Payne and Echegini will wear 7 and 19.

The Super Eagles will start their campaign at the 2023 Women World Cup against Canada on July 21st.

Nigeria will then face Australia on July, 27th before the final group game versus Republic of Ireland on July 31st.

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