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A-League won’t contribute marquee funds to any Usain Bolt deal — FFA boss David Gallop
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A-League won’t contribute marquee funds to any Usain Bolt deal — FFA boss David Gallop

Players from across the league share their thoughts on Usain Bolt’s pursuit of a contract with the Central Coast Mariners. Usain Bolt reviews his two-goal performance in a friendly win for Central Coast Mariners and his progress during his trial. The Central Coast Mariners will not be allowed to dip into the marquee fund to fend off a full-time offer from a European club for Usain Bolt, FFA boss David Gallop said. Reigning Maltese champions Valletta FC have made a play to prematurely end Bolt’s open-ended Mariners trial. Valletta FC revealed exclusively to ESPN that they have offered a two-year …

A-League won’t contribute marquee funds to any Usain Bolt deal – FFA boss David Gallop
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A-League won’t contribute marquee funds to any Usain Bolt deal – FFA boss David Gallop

Players from across the league share their thoughts on Usain Bolt’s pursuit of a contract with the Central Coast Mariners. Usain Bolt reviews his two-goal performance in a friendly win for Central Coast Mariners and his progress during his trial. The Central Coast Mariners will not be allowed to dip into the marquee fund to fend off a full-time offer from a European club for Usain Bolt, says FFA boss David Gallop. Reigning Maltese champions Valletta FC have made a play to prematurely end Bolt’s open-ended Mariners trial. Valletta FC revealed exclusively to ESPN that they have offered a two-year …

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Sebsatien Desabre refutes talk of pressure despite winless streak
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Sebsatien Desabre refutes talk of pressure despite winless streak

Uganda head coach Sebastien Desabre insists he never felt under any pressure to win his first competitive game as Cranes coach despite his slow start to life at the helm. The Frenchman had gone four competitive games without a win after taking the national team job at the end of 2017, with his only victory coming in a 3-1 competitive triumph against Sao Tome e Principe in March. The Cranes were also held in an international friendly by Malawi, and defeated by Niger in June, but Desabre has told…

Libya vs. Nigeria: What to expect
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Libya vs. Nigeria: What to expect

Libya and Nigeria play each other for a second time in three days, the reverse fixture in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations double-header qualifier, at the Stade Taieb Mhiri, Sfax, Tunisia on Tuesday. Ahead of the encounter, which will either consolidate or revive qualification hopes for both teams, KweséESPN lists three things to expect from the game on Tuesday. Key players missing for both teams: Injury and suspensions will deny both Nigeria and Libya the availability of key players, a blow for…

Seedorf reveals latest Cameroon captain as rotation continues
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Seedorf reveals latest Cameroon captain as rotation continues

Clarence Seedorf has revealed that Georges Mandjeck will captain Cameroon when they meet Malawi in Tuesday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Blantyre. The decision, while enforced by the injury absence of stand-in captain Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, will make Mandjeck the third captain of the Dutchman’s three-game tenure in charge of the AFCON hosts. “I am just confirming what I said in the last conference that for every match we will see a change in captain” Seedorf told the Cameroon federation…