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By Akintola Timothy

Check out updates across Èder Militão, Milwaukee Bucks and AFCON 2023.

Èder Militão signed with Real Madrid on long term contract.

Brazilian defender, Èder Militão has transcended into one of Europe’s most lethal defenders since his €50 million signing from Porto FC in 2019, helping the team win a Champions League, two La Liga titles and one Super Cup, Copa Del Rey and Club World Cup each. With his current contract with the Spanish giant due to expire in 2025, Militão has just signed a new long term contract that will see him stay at the club until 2028. With this new deal, his release clause has received a monumental increase to €1 billion.


Cameroon defeats Gambia 3-2 to secure round of 16 spot in AFCON 2023.

Despite being in danger of an early elimination from the AFCON 2023, Cameroon successfully saved itself a last 16 spot with crucial 3-2 win against Gambia on Tuesday. Gambia looked to be in contention for the second-place contention after coming from behind to take a 2-1 lead after Colley’s 85th minute strike. However, an own goal from Gambia’s James Gomez and a Christopher Wooh’s goal in the last minutes helped Cameroon secure an important win in a thrilling game. Cameroon’s qualification means Algeria and Ghana are finally eliminated and they will now face Nigeria in the last 16 of the tournament.


Mauritania defeats Algeria 1-0 to kill their hopes for a last 16 spot.

Tournament underdog, Mauritania made history on Tuesday evening, as they finally won their first ever game at the African Cup of Nations. Mohammed Dellahi scored a 37th minute goal against two-time champions, Algeria to give Mauritania its first ever lead in an African Cup of Nations game. More interestingly, this win was crucial in helping them secure a round of 16 qualification in the tournament, finishing behind Angola and Burkina Faso and qualifying as one of the best losers of the completion.


The Milwaukee Bucks have dismissed head coach, Adrian Griffin.

New story emerging from the NBA is indicating that Milwaukee Bucks have decided to fire their head coach, Adrian Griffin. Despite having the second most effective offense in the NBA this season, the Milwaukee Bucks have greatly struggled with their defense and with the acquisition of star point guard, Damian Lillard, there has been greater expectations for a championship contending season. Regardless, this dismissal has come as a shock to many who still believe that the coach should have been given more time.


Senegal beat Guinea to go unbeaten in AFCON 2023 group stage.

Defending champion, Senegal continue their strides in the new AFCON 2023 tournament as they hope to secure another trophy. They started the tournament on a high, defeating Gambia 3-0 in their opening match. They again beat Cameroon 3-1 in the second game, ending their group stage run with a comfortable 2-0 win over Guinea to secure all nine points in the Group D. They are the only team in the tournament that have secured all available points in the group stage.


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AN-Toni
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1 month ago

Latest stories across global football.Check out updates across Èder Militão, Milwaukee Bucks and AFCON 2023.Express your point of view.

Taiwo
Member
1 month ago

Militão just agreed to a new long-term deal with the club that would keep him there until 2028. With this new agreement, Cameroon defeated Gambia 3-2 on Tuesday to successfully preserve a last-16 spot.

Kazeem1
Member
1 month ago

Militão just agreed to a new long-term deal with the club that would keep him there until 2028. His €1 billion release clause has been significantly increased with this new agreement. Given his significant contribution to the squad, he is deserving of a new contract. 

Adeoye Adegoke
Member
1 month ago

It’s always exciting to stay updated on our favorite teams and players. Èder Militão has been making waves with his performances, and it’s great to see him shine on the football field. As for the Milwaukee Bucks, they’ve been doing exceptionally well in the NBA, and it’s impressive to see their success. And of course, we’re all eagerly waiting for AFCON 2023, which promises to be an exhilarating tournament. Football brings so much joy and excitement to fans around the world, and it’s wonderful to be a part of that passion. Let’s keep cheering for our favorite teams and enjoying the beautiful game! ⚽🌍🏀

SarahDiv
Member
1 month ago

Fantastic news in football with Militão extending his contract! Cameroon’s AFCON win against Gambia was thrilling, and Mauritania’s historic victory over Algeria is inspiring. Surprising decision by the Milwaukee Bucks to fire Coach Griffin. Senegal’s unbeaten run in AFCON is impressive!