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Prince Ali: Platini not good for FIFA

Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein said on Wednesday that he thought Michel Platin, who confirmed he will run for FIFA president next year

Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein said on Wednesday that he thought Michel Platini, who confirmed he will run for FIFA president next year, is “not good for football and football’s fans and players deserve better”. The Jordanian prince, who was beaten to the post at [...]

Take care of Rafa’s diet! Mourinho fires back at Benitez’s wife

Chelsea Manager Jose Mourinho (right) speaks to Chelsea’s Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas during the International Champions Cup match between Chelsea and Barcelona

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho fired back Tuesday at comments from the wife of Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez, who said her husband is “tidying up” Mourinho “messes” once again. Montserrat Seara told Le Region newspaper that her Spanish husband has had to clean up after [...]

Having conquered Europe, Uefa boss Platini targets Fifa

Uefa President Michel Platini takes part in Press conference following the Choice of host cities for the 2020 UEFA European championship in Geneva on September 19th 2014

Formerly one of the world’s greatest players and currently the most important man in European football, Michel Platini is now targeting the top job in the game after confirming he would stand to become Fifa president. The Frenchman, a grandson of Italian immigrants, turned 60 [...]

2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Rwanda, Libya drawn together

Haruna seen against Libya in the 2015 Afcon qualifiers, Rwanda edged out Libya after a 3-0 goal aggregate

Rwanda was handed a tough task when the draw for the preliminary African qualifying rounds of the 2018 World Cup was made on Saturday in host nation Russia. Amavubi, who have qualified for the Africa Nations Cup final in 2004, were paired with fellow Northern [...]


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