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Golden Eaglets Miss Out On AFCON Under-17 Seeding

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Golden Eaglets Miss Out On AFCON Under-17 Seeding

Golden Eaglets of Nigeria have missed out on seedings for the African under-seventeen cup of nations draw. They were unable to qualify for the last edition of the continental prized competition.

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Tournament hosts, Tanzania shared the group’s seeds with Guinea over Nigeria. The Eaglets could not defend the FIFA world title they won in 2015 at Chile.

Failing to achieve in the continental tournament last year means the Eaglets had dropped in ranking across Africa.  So, they were not favored by the seeding pots for Thursday’s draw.

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The tournament will take place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in April.  Semi-finalists will qualify to represent Africa at the FIFA under seventeen world cup in Peru later in the year.

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Frank de Boer Replaces Ronald Koeman As Netherlands Coach

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Frank de Boer Replaces Ronald Koeman As Netherlands Coach

Frank de Boer has been given a two-year contract as Netherlands head coach to replace Ronald Koeman.

Frank de Boer won 112 caps and played at two world cups for the Netherlands.

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Former defender de Boer, who also played for Barcelona and ajax, won a record four successive Dutch league titles as coach of ajax between 2011 and 2014.

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Barcelona Agree To Sell Striker Luis Suárez To Atlético Madrid

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Barcelona Agree To Sell Striker Luis Suárez To Atlético Madrid

Barcelona have agreed to let striker Luis Suarez join La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid.

The Uruguayan agreed terms on a reduced salary with atletico after a move to Juventus fell through because of passport issues.

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Reports say Barcelona chairman Josep Maria Bartomeu blocked the deal because he did not wish to sell to a Spanish rival.

But, after meeting with Suarez’s representatives, the Catalan club backed down, with the striker threatening to air his grievances to the media.

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Suarez will earn half of the 30m euros a year he earned at Barcelona

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Tests Positive For Coronavirus, AC Milan Confirm

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