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Istanbul Basaksehir bench Ba and Ponck for PSG clash
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Istanbul Basaksehir bench Ba and Ponck for PSG clash

The Africans did not make the Turkish outfit’s starting XI for Wednesday’s Champions League game against the Parisians Istanbul Basaksehir take on Paris Saint-Germain in Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Senegal’s Demba Ba and Cape Verde’s Carlos Ponck excluded from the starting XI. The reigning Turkish Super Lig kings would be hoping to make a winning home debut in the competition against the French team who finished as 2019-20 runners-up. To achieve this, manager Okan Buruk has decided to start the duo as a substitute, while Nigeria’s Okechukwu Azubuike is ruled out due to injury.
Saudi takeover will boost Newcastle United’s Champions League chances – Demba Ba
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Saudi takeover will boost Newcastle United’s Champions League chances – Demba Ba

The Magpies are on the verge of having new owners and Ba believes the change could boost their chances of returning to Europe's elite competition Demba Ba has backed his former club Newcastle United to compete for Premier League title and return to the Champions League if their £300 million takeover is completed by Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF). The Saudi outfit headed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is close to buying Newcastle United from the hands of Mike Ashley. The takeover plans include Saudi PIF acquiring an 80 per cent stake in the club while the remaining 20 per cent is shared between the Reuben brothers and PCP Capital Partners.
“Stay Away From Africa, With Your Poison”- Burna Boy’s Girlfriend Warns French Doctors (Photos)
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“Stay Away From Africa, With Your Poison”- Burna Boy’s Girlfriend Warns French Doctors (Photos)

Many people round the world, are still raging about the two French doctors, that were boldly discussing on Live TV, how a potential drug meant to for Covid-19 treatment, should first be tested in Africa. The statement from both doctors, have really sparked up so many angry reactions, including African football Legend, Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto, Demba Ba and others. In the video, the first doctor, Doctor Mira, described Africa, as a place, where Prostitutes are used to test for HIV/AIDS, he said that Africa does not have cure for the Covid-19, that they don’t have masks and that Africans are really exposed to the virus and they don’t protect themselves. Then his colleague, Doctor Locht, immediately agreed with him, that they are thinking in parallel to study the drugs in ...
Ex-Chelsea Striker Demba Ba At centre of China Racism Row
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Ex-Chelsea Striker Demba Ba At centre of China Racism Row

Senegalese striker Demba Ba found himself at the centre of a racism controversy in China over allegations that an opposing Chinese player hurled insensitive comments at him during a match Saturday night. The former Chelsea forward, now with Shanghai Shenhua, became embroiled in a heated exchange with Changchun Yatai midfielder Zhang Li late in their 1-1 Chinese Super League draw after Ba collided with one of Zhang’s teammates. Various Chinese media reports said a furious Ba later claimed that Zhang made racially insulting remarks. In a post-match press conference, Shenhua coach Wu Jingui condemned the incident. “Later, I learned that a Yatai player used insulting language toward him (Ba). Around the world, it has been stressed that there should be no insulting speech toward bl...
Demba Ba Back Home After Horrendous Injury
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Demba Ba Back Home After Horrendous Injury

Senegalese International striker, Demba Ba is filled with smiles as he returns home after his knee surgery. Demba suffered a horrendous leg-break on Sunday July 17th during a match with his team, Shanghai Shenhua against bitter rivals Shanghai SIPG. Demba wrote on social media. "Feels good to be back home after 10 days at the hospital. Thanks once again to everyone single one of you guys in every corner of the world . I feel blessed al hamdulillah.#shanghai #shenhua #narakumfijannah#bigblackkartal #peace #rs And i finally cut my hairs and took a proper shower," he said.
Obafemi Martins Visits Demba Ba in Hospital
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Obafemi Martins Visits Demba Ba in Hospital

Super eagles striker, Obafemi Martins has visited and sent his best wishes to Senegalese footballer Demba Ba after the striker suffered a horrendous leg-break on Sunday. Ba collapsed in agony in the 63rd minute following a challenge from Shanghai SIPG's Sun Xiang during a Chinese Super League match in Shangai. (Read Here) The striker was stretchered from the pitch after a prolonged period of treatment in which the striker received oxygen. Ba moved to the Chinese Super League side from Besiktas in July 2015 for a £12m fee after a successful career in the Premier League. The former Newcastle frontman is still revered at Chelsea after scoring the infamous Anfield goal which effectively halted Liverpool's Premier League title charge in 2014. "I just want to wish him soonest rec...
Maradona, Kanu, Okocha, Messi, Drogba, Iniesta Others to Partake in Samuel Eto’o’s Charity Match
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Maradona, Kanu, Okocha, Messi, Drogba, Iniesta Others to Partake in Samuel Eto’o’s Charity Match

Ex-Super Eagles skippers Nwankwo Kanu and Austin Jay Jay Okocha alongside top players like Leo Messi, Neymar, Luis Suarez, Diego Maradona, Eden Hazard, Andrés Iniesta, Drogba and Arda Turan have been listed to feature in Samuel Eto’o's charity match in Antalaya, Turkey on 16 July. The charity match in honour of the Eto’o foundation which will clock ten years will see a selection of top players facing a Turkish all-star team. “Samuel Eto’o will host a friendly game on 16 July 2016 at the Antalya Arena stadium. Messi, Neymar, Suarez, Maradona, Hazard, Iniesta, Demba Ba, Drogba and Arda Turan will be some of the names in his dream team,” a statement on Antalyaspor’s website said on Thursday .