As the FIFA world cup kick start today in Doha, Qatar. The current world best player, Karim Benzema has been ruled out of the competition after sustaining injury during a training session yesterday. He suffered a tear on the quadriceps of his left thigh.
Confirming the development, he writes:
In my life I have never given up… but tonight I have to think of the team as I have always done so reason tells me to leave my place to someone who can help our group to make a great world cup. Thank you for all your messages of support
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It was a sorry night for the Nigeria under 20 girls yesterday as they crashed out of the FIFA under 20 women cup in Ccosta Rica.The Falconet won all 3 games in the group for the first time in our history but fell to Netherlands 2 goals to nil, via two first-half goals. The wait for an African team to win the women’s Under 20 world cup still continues.The match was played very late on Sunday the 21st of August by 11:30pm Nigerian time at the Estadio Alejandro Morera...
Italy Missed Out of World Cup Again
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Real Madrid president, Perez identifies Arsenal star as great successor to Benzema
Real Madrid are reportedly eyeing a move for Arsenal striker Gabriel Jesus in the near future.According to Spanish outlet El Nacional, Real Madrid are keeping tabs on strikers who can come in as long-term replacements for captain Karim Benzema.The report added that Real Madrid president Florentina Perez sees Jesus as a "great successor" to Benzema.Jesus has scored five goals and registered six assists so far this season.But the Brazilian international has not featur...
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