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BREAKING: FIFA Bans Africa Football Chief Ahmad Ahmad For 5 Years Over Corruption

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The global governing football body announced FIFA has on Monday suspended the head of African football Ahmad Ahmad for five years for corruption

FIFA in a statement announcing the suspension said Ahmad, who has been president of the African Football Confederation (CAF) since March 2017 and was standing for re-election had “breached his duty of loyalty, offered gifts and other benefits, mismanaged funds and abused his position as the CAF President”.

The 60-year-old Madagascan official was also fined 200,000 Swiss francs ($220,000) by FIFA for the misdeeds, which related to “the organisation and financing of an Umrah pilgrimage to Mecca” and his involvement in CAF’s dealings with a sports equipment company.

In 2019, Ahmad was detained for questioning by French authorities on the eve of the Women’s World Cup over an equipment deal with a firm that appeared to have little connection with soccer.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes Top Goalscorer In Football History

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Cristiano Ronaldo who is the top scorer in Serie A this season with 15 goals in 14 games has on Wednesday surpassed Josef Bican for the most goals scored for club and country in football history – with his tally now at 760.

The 35-year-old strike against Napoli in the Italian Super Cup moved him top of the all-time scoring charts and past Brazil legend Pele (757) – who moves down to third on the all-time list – while Romario is fourth (743) and Ronaldo’s Barcelona rival Lionel Messi makes up the top five (719).

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Arsenal Outcast Ozil Arrives In Turkey To Finalize Fenerbahce Deal

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Mesut Ozil arrived in turkey to start his move to Fenerbahce.

The former German midfielder, of Turkish descent, hasn’t played for arsenal since march, after falling out of favor with manager, Mikel Arteta, over concerns about the player’s work rate.

After 7 years at arsenal, which he joined from Real Madrid, Ozil is heading to one of the favored clubs of turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Fenerbahce won the last of its 19 Turkish League titles in 2014. The team has not been in the Champions League group stage since a match-fixing scandal broke in 2011.

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Trump National Golf Club Stripped Of 2022 PGA Championship

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Trump’s national golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, owned by us president Donald Trump, has been stripped of the 2022 PGA championship.

The board of directors of the Professional Golf Association of America voted to exercise the right to terminate the agreement to play the 2022 PGA championship at Trump Bedminster.

In a video posted on the organization’s website, PGA of America president, Jim Richerson added that hosting the tournament at the course in new jersey would tarnish the image of the PGA of America.

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