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Nigeria: FC Barcelona to Establish Football Academy in Lagos

The Guardian – FC Barcelona has concluded plans to establish its football academy in Lagos, making it first Barcelona Academy in Africa. Director of Social Area, Pau Vilanova, said yesterday during

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Ghana wants Brazil 2014 World Cup funds audit

BBC News -Ghana’s government has called for a “forensic audit” of the country’s football body over allegations of missing World Cup campaign funds. It says there is an unexplained $1m

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Nigeria’s Emenike in shock after Fenerbahce bus shooting

BBC Sports – Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike says he and his Fenerbahce team-mates were left in shock after their team bus was shot at by a gunman on Saturday. The

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Cameroonian player dies in Algeria after being hit by object from crowd

BBC Sports – Cameroonian footballer Albert Ebosse has died after being hit by an object thrown by fans at a game in Algeria. Ebosse, who was 24, was declared dead

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In Bronx, Joy and Agony for Ghana’s World Cup Match

By Liz Robbins, New York Times – The faithful filed into a tiny back storeroom of the Malata African Market in the Bronx, making their way past the bins of