Tag Archives: Citi Sports

Fellaini set to miss Liverpool game with knee injury


Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini is set to miss their Premier League game at Liverpool after picking up a knee injury playing for Belgium. The 29-year-old went off after 29 minutes of a World Cup qualifying win over Bosnia-Herzegovina on Saturday. In a post on social media, Belgium said Fellaini has had a scan and will be “out for a ...

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Pietro Pellegri: The ‘next Messi’ who is breaking Serie A records


Marco Pellegri ran a hand through his hair and reached for the phone inside his jacket pocket. The 53-year-old was doing everything possible not to cry. But it ended up being too much for him, and he slumped into his seat in the Genoa dugout and let the emotion pour out. Pellegri, the team’s administrator, had just seen his son, ...

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2017 WAFU Cup: Nigeria beat Ghana 2-0 to get to semi-finals


Second half goals from Anthony Okpotu and Peter Moses handed Nigeria a 2-0 win over Ghana in their final Group A game of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Monday, September 18 and consequently a place in the semifinals of the competition. The Super Eagles started fast and created their first chance on goal ...

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Black Stars Shine Against Guinea in Group A opener


Second half goals from Stephen Sarfo and Kwame Kizito handed Ghana a 2-0 win over Guinea in their first Group A game of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Thursday, September 14. Ghana started really positively and created chances almost at will in the opening half, but their finishing was not at its best. ...

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‘Overweight’ Tevez not fit enough to play


Argentina forward Carlos Tevez is “overweight” and will not play for Shanghai Shenhua until he gets fit, says the club’s new coach Wu Jingui. The 33-year-old is reportedly one of the world’s highest-paid players but has only scored two goals in 12 games since making his debut in March. Wu, who took charge of the Chinese club after Gus Poyet ...

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Liverpool lose Mane ban appeal


Liverpool have lost their appeal over the length of Sadio Mane’s three-match ban after he was sent off in Saturday’s 5-0 defeat at Manchester City. Mane was dismissed in the 37th minute after catching City goalkeeper Ederson in the face with a high foot. He will now miss Premier League matches against Burnley and Leicester, as well as a trip ...

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The Gambia to drag Ghana to CAF over controversial penalty


The Gambian Football Federation has disclosed that it will officially protest to CAF and WAFU their 1-0 defeat to Ghana in the preliminary qualifying game of the 2017 WAFU tournament. The Black Stars B team put up a patchy performance and needed a 95th minute penalty converted by Vincent Atingah to win the match after Matarr Ceesay was adjudged to ...

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Balotelli double as Nice trounce champions Monaco


Mario Balotelli scored twice as Nice thrashed Monaco, ending the Ligue 1 champions’ 100% winning start to the season. The former Manchester City and Liverpool striker netted from the penalty spot after just six minutes and tapped in his second from close range. In between, Alassane Plea broke clear and slotted in for the home side. Debutant Ignatius Ganago added ...

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Mbappe scores on PSG debut in win at Metz


Kylian Mbappe scored on his debut for Paris St-Germain as the Ligue 1 leaders maintained their perfect start to the season with a 5-1 win at Metz. The 18-year-old – who will cost PSG 180m euros (£165.7m) when he makes his loan move from Monaco permanent next summer – impressed throughout alongside the world’s most expensive player Neymar. But bottom-of-the-table ...

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‘Ike Quartey pushed me into boxing promotion’ – Oscar De La Hoya


These days, Oscar De La Hoya makes his money as a boxing promoter seeking the best talents in the sport and handing the biggest platforms for exhibit their skills. He even has the proud claim to the much-awaited bout between Gennady Golvkin and Saul Alvarez and his will see that happen in Las Vegas on September 16. But before the ...

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