Senegal ex international, Papa Bouba Diop has died at the age of 42 after a prolonged illness. He played for Fulham, Portsmouth, West Ham and Birmingham in England. The midfielder scored a goal to beat France in Senegal's first World Cup match in 2002. Diop secured his place in his country's history by scoring the winner against reigning champions France in their first ever World Cup game in 2002. Senegal went on to reach the quarter-finals.
Arsenal FC has concluded a plan to sell, Nicholas Pepe after his failure to pull his weight at the Emirates. According to Daily Star reporters, the 25-years old positioned strategically against Molde in the Europa League on Thursday, making amends for his sending off against Leeds last weekend was not impressive.
The world most decorated football club, Al Ahly has clinched its 139th trophy after defeating fellow Egyptian arch-rivals Zamalek 2-1 in the CAF Champions League final. The newly crowned African champions have now clinched the trophy on nine (9) different occasion and will feature at the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020™, which will be held in Doha from 1 to 11 February 2021.
The Albiceleste superstar was recovering at his home in Tigre after undergoing brain surgery at the start of November Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack. The Gimnasia coach had been hospitalized at the start of November, days after celebrating the landmark birthday, after complaining of low spirits and fatigue. Tests at the La Plata clinic revealed a blood clot on the brain, which doctors later revealed was operated on successfully.