In a surprising turn of events, the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) announced that the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy has lost from its headquarters in Cairo. The Egyptian Pharaohs won the AFCON cup 3 times in a row, thus they could stake claim to the trophy permanently. Ahmed Shobeir, former EFA vice-president said “The EFA started looking for some trophies because they wanted to place them in a notable museum inside the EFA” “However, the EFA was shocked to discover that the AFCON trophy was lost and decided to open an investigation”.
Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric has said Barcelona can still succeed without Lionel Messi. According to Croatian, his team at Los Blancos had a similar experience when Cristiano Ronaldo took his leave from the club. Madrid snatched the Laliga title from Barca last season, making it there biggest silverware in recent times since Ronaldo left for Juventus in 2018.
He said though Madrid has some challenged in the champions league since they lost C. Ronaldo, but they had forged with their business and have acclimatized to face the reality.
The 40-year-old former Barcelona, AC Milan and PSG star is now free to return to Brazil after spending 32 days in the maximum-security Agrupacion Especializada prison in Paraguay. The ace superstar was arrested alongside his brother Roberto Assis, after entering the country with false documents at the Resort Yacht and Golf Club.