Christophe Galtier Appointed As Mauricio Pochettino Replacement At Paris St-Germain

Mauricio Pochettino (left), and new Paris St-Germain (PSG) boss, Christophe Galtier Following the departure of Mauricio Pochettino from Paris St-Germain (PSG), Christophe Galtier has been named by the club as Mauricio Pochettino’s replacement. It was gathered that Galtier already signed a two-year deal until the summer of 2024. He left Nice last month after guiding them to fifth in Ligue 1 and a runner-up finish in the French Cup last season. The 55-year-old, who led Lille to the Ligue 1 title in 2021, is PSG’s seventh coach since the Qatari…

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WAFCON: South Africa’s Banyana Banyana Beats Nigeria’s Super Falcons 2 – 1 In Morocco

The ongoing Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) in Rabat, Morocco started on a bad note for Nigeria’s Super Falcons who began their title defence on a faltering note on Monday. The ongoing competition is 12th WAFCON in the series. Super Falcons lost 1-2 to South Africa’s Banyana Banyana. With the win over Nigeria, South Africa occupies the second spot of Group C table. The Super Falcons came into the game against South Africa as favourites, having won the competition more than any other nation on the continent. Banyana Banyana,…

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Leeds United Midfielder Kalvin Phillips Joins Manchester City In £45million Deal

Manchester City have invested the fund they received from Arsenal over Gabriel Jesus in the signing of Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips. Arsenal paid Manchester City £45million for the inform striker, which is also the amount City paid for the wanted midfielder. The 26-year-old England international has signed a six-year deal with the Premier League champions. He becomes Pep Guardiola’s third summer signing after the arrivals of Erling Haaland and Stefan Ortega Moreno. “I am absolutely delighted to have joined Manchester City. City have again proved to be the best…

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It Is Official, Arsenal Confirms £45million Signing Of Striker Gabriel Jesus From Man City

Arsenal have confirmed the £45million signing of Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus, with the Brazilian agreeing a five-year contract at the Emirates. The Gunners announced the move on Monday morning, with a video welcoming the Brazil international to north London. Jesus becomes Mikel Arteta’s fourth signing of the summer after landing Fabio Vieira, Marquinhos and Matt Turner, but the Brazil international is the Gunners’ marquee name and the man who fans will hope can fire them to the top four. The 25-year-old, who has taken the No 9 shirt, had…

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2023 Africa Cup Of Nations Finals Moved To 2024 Over Weather Concerns

The next Africa Cup of Nations will be played in Ivory Coast in 2024, and not 2023, Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Patrice Motsepe said on Sunday. The tournament was to be hosted in June-July 2023, which is the height of the rainy season in Ivory Coast. “We cannot take the risk,” the South African said in the Moroccan capital Rabat. With the World Cup in Qatar taking place in November and December this year, the decision has been taken to postpone the finals rather than bring them forward.…

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Finally, Tottenham Sign Brazil Forward Richarlison From Everton In Deal Worth £60m

After just days of speculative reportage from the media, Tottenham Hotspur have finally signed Brazil forward Richarlison from Everton on a five-year deal believed to be worth £60m. The 25-year-old scored 10 goals and provided five assists as he helped Everton avoid relegation last season. He scored 43 goals in 135 league appearances for the Toffees after joining from Watford in July 2018. The Hornets had signed Richarlison for £11.5m from Brazilian side Fluminense in 2017. Playing either as a wide attacker or central striker, Richarlison finished as Everton’s joint-top…

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Semi-Automated Offside Technology To Be Used At Qatar World Cup – FIFA

FIFA has confirmed semi-automated, state-of-the-art technology will be used at the World Cup in Qatar to speed up the time taken to reach offside decisions. The world would witness the World Cup hold for the first time in Qatar this November. In addition to a sensor in the middle of the ball, which sends data 500 times a second to determine the exact kick-point, 12 dedicated multi-tracking cameras that are “100 per cent synchronised” will be mounted on the roof of each stadium to track the ball and 29 points…

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Nigeria’s Super Falcons, Other Countries Compete For World Cup Tickets In Morocco

Super Falcons, Nigeria’s female football team and 11 other teams from other countries will from tomorrow July 2, begin the hunt for the Women’s World Cup places when the CAF Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, begins in Morocco. The top four finishers will be guaranteed places at the 2023 finals in Australia and New Zealand. Shortly after the opening ceremony, Nigeria and South Africa will rekindle their rivalry when they clash in an early group game in Rabat on Monday that could be an indicator as to the outcome of…

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Gabriel Jesus: Manchester City And Brazil Forward Having Medical At Arsenal Before £45m Move

Gabriel Jesus is having a medical at Arsenal before a £45m move from Manchester City. The 25-year-old Brazil forward has been wanted by a number of clubs, both in the Premier League and in Europe, but has opted to join the Gunners. Jesus has made 236 appearances and scored 95 goals for City since moving from Palmeiras in January 2017. He has won four Premier League titles during his time at Etihad Stadium, plus three League Cups and the FA Cup. His playing time next season was likely to be…

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Manchester City Agree £45m Deal For Leeds United Midfielder, Kalvin Phillips

Reports by BBC Sports has it that Manchester City have agreed a £45m deal with Leeds for England midfielder Kalvin Phillips. The club will pay £42m for the 26-year-old with potential bonuses of £3m. The Premier League champions made Phillips a key summer transfer target, with Fernandinho leaving this summer after nine years with the club. Phillips was in the Leeds academy and has made 214 appearances for the side since his senior debut in 2015. Phillips move – what would Man City gain and Leeds lose? City have already…

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