Didier Drogba joins Phoenix Rising as player and part-owner

Former Ivory Coast striker and Chelsea FC legend Didier Drogba has signed for American side Phoenix Rising as a player and part-owner. Phoenix Rising currently part of the United Soccer League and they targeting Major League Soccer promotion. Shaun Wright-Phillips, another former Chelsea winger, former Newcastle and QPR defender Peter Ramage and ex-Watford and Derby

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Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor scores hat-trick in Turkey

Togo international, Emmanuel Adebayor, scored a hat-trick as Istanbul Basaksehir thrashed city rivals Galatasaray in the Turkish top flight League on Monday. Adebayor, 33, scored the opener in 11 minutes and headed home his second just before half-time. The ex-Arsenal and Tottenham forward completed his hat-trick on 57th minutes before Mustafa Pektemek adding a fourth.

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Henry Kasperczak sacked by Tunisia

Tunisia, targeting another World Cup finals since 2006, have sacked their coach Henryk Kasperczak, the country’s football federation announced on Saturday. The Tunisians were knocked out of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations by Burkina Faso in the quarter-finals in Gabon. Kasperczak, 70, who guided Tunisia to the final of the 1996 Africa Cup of

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CAF Confed Cup playoffs briefing: All you need to know this weekend

The 2017 CAF Confederation Cup resumes this weekend with 15 playoffs matches, first-leg encounters slated to be played across the continent. Saturday afternoon all action will get underway with five matches, starting with Madagascar’s CNaPS Sport hosting Angolan side Recreativo do Libolo in Antananarivo and concluding with CF Mounana of Gabon looking to secure a

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