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Football icon plots revenge after FIFA acquittal

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini have been acquitted on charges of defrauding FIFA by a Swiss criminal court, a rare positive outcome for the pair who were among football’s most powerful figures before being embroiled in corruption investigations. The case was centered around a $2.93 million payment from FIFA to Platini with Blatter’s approval in …

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Didier Drogba fails to rise to the head of Ivorian football

Didier Drogba fails to rise to the head of Ivorian football

To not miss any African news, subscribe to the newsletter of “World Africa” from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of news and debates covered by the editorial staff of the “World Africa”. Didier Drogba during the general assembly of the Ivorian Football Federation, in Yamoussoukro, on April 23, 2022. SIA …

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The match you didn't watch: the legends match of the Saint-Gobain Football Cup

The match you didn’t watch: the legends match of the Saint-Gobain Football Cup

Putting his crampons in Clairefontaine, all French football fans dream of it. And after all, why not do it by facing Frédéric Piquionne, Léa Le Garrec, Fabrice Abriel and Vikash Dhorasoo, with Darren Tulett on commentary? This is the opportunity that business and engineering school students had during the opening match of the Saint-Gobain Football …

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