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Italian Serie A: Nicolas Nkoulou, a used substitute as his side, Torino lost 3-4 to Lazio.



Cameroon International defender, Nicolas Nkoulou was a used substitute as his side, Torino lost 3-4 to Lazio in the ongoing Italian Serie A championship. 

Andreas Pereira opened scores for Lazio at the 15th minute but that goal was cancelled out five minutes later by Torino’s Gleison Bremer.

Torino had their noses in front for the first time as Andrea Belotti scored from the spot at the 25th minute.

Lazio again equalized four minutes into the second half through Milinkovic Savi.

Torino then took a 3-2 lead at the 87th minute but two goals from Lazio’s Kelipe Caicedo and Ciro Immobile in injury time sealed a 4-3 win for Lazio.

Cameroon international defender, Nicolas Nkoulou was introduced at the 70th minute to replace Simone Verdi but his presence could not prevent Lazio from doing the damage.  The 31 year old also received a yellow card at the 90th minute.

Nkoulou,  has so far played five league games for Torino this season.

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Nkoulou,  not called for the AFCON qualifiers against Mozambique was clear to the eyes of many as coach, Antonio Conceicao made some revelations about his absence during the Netherlands expedition.

“we went to see him in Turin in order to have a discussion with him so that he can come back to the National Team.  He asked for some time to think about it. We called him again later and he showed that he was not available for reasons only he can explain”, Conceicao on the absence of Nkoulou during the last training camp in the Netherlands. 

These words show indicates Nkoulou might not play for the National Team again.

Cameroon will play Mozambique next month in the AFCON qualifiers.

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Just In: Fan attendance authorized in EPL


on has learned via French premium paper L’equipe, that fans will finally be allowed to watch games in England, ranging from the top-flight to the fith-tier of English football.

The ‘starved’ football and sports fans will make their return on December 2, as the PM has relaxed Covid-19 rules.

This comes barely seven months of total anguish, for fans of the so called ‘best league’ in the world.

The Premier League was suspended in March earlier this year, due to the widespread of the coronavirus outbreak, following an emergency meeting by the board.

It became the latest high-profile football competition to take preventative action, with the Champions League and Europa League, as well as La Liga, Ligue 1 and Serie A, announcing suspensions in the mid – March.

It became the latest high-profile football competition to take preventative action, with the Champions League and Europa League, as well as La Liga, Ligue 1 and Serie A, announcing suspensions in the mid – March.

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The announcement certainly has a lot to do with drugmaker Pfizer, whose coronavirus vaccine has shown it is more than 90% effective, according to the CNN — a much better than expected efficacy if the trend continues.

The interim analysis looked at the first 94 confirmed cases of Covid-19 among the more than 43,000 volunteers who got either two doses of the vaccine or a placebo. It found that fewer than 10% of infections were in participants who had been given the vaccine. More than 90% of the cases were in people who had been given a placebo.

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German Bundesliga: Kunde Malong’s Mainz 05 record first win.



Pierre Kunde Malong’s Mainz 05 recorded their first league win of the 2020/21 season in a 3-1 away win to Freiburg in a match day 8 clash.

After recording their first point of the season against Shalke 04 in match day 7, it was clear that the soccer troops of Jan-Moritz Lichte will go into this game with some confidence.

It didn’t take long for Mainz 05 to open score as Jean-Philippe Mateta scored at the 2nd minute to put Mainz 05 in font.

32 minutes later, Jean-Philippe Mateta again scored his second of the day as Freiburg had a two goal deficit at 34 th minute. At the 40th minute,  Mateta competed his hat trick to put Mainz 05 3 goals up.

However, Freiburg fought back as Nils Peterson got their only  goal of the game through Nils Peterson at the 63rd minute.  It all ended 3-1 to Mainz 05.

Pierre Kunde Malong was introduced at the 69 th minute as he replaced E. Fernandez.  Kunde have now featured in 6 league games for Mainz 05 this season.

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The win for Mainz puts them at the 15 th spot with 4 points in 8 matches.

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Saint Etienne Employs Yvan Neyou full-Time



Giovanni Wanneh,

Sports Writer

Multiple French champions Saint – Etienne have completed the full acquisition of midfield metronome Yvan Neyou, for three and a half seasons from Braga SC.

On Wednesday, the 10 times French Champions activated the option to make the starlet’s loan move permanent, for a reported fee of 200 000 €.

The 23-year-old has been head and shoulders above expectations, the reason why he’s moved from Sporting Braga to Saint Etienne, and is now valued at 2.5 M €.

Neyou now owes his services to Saint Etienne till 2024.

The Cameroonian, has appeared in nine of the first ten days of the French Ligue 1.

He has confirmed in recent weeks his excellent debut of the season with the ‘Greens’.

His standout moments were in the final of the Coupe de France against Paris Saint-Germain. He entered with a quarter of an hour left, and surprised with the ease, he played the game.

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Neyou had formerly only been good in the previous seasons for the Braga reserve team.
The lad, born in Douala, passed through INF Clairefontaine. Before arriving Saint-Etienne via BRAGA FC, he had passed through Auxerre, Sedan Fc and Laval

In his own words after putting pen to paper, Neyou said: “the confidence of the coach, staff, and managers encourages me to give even more for the club and brings me serenity. Saint-Étienne offered me the opportunity to relaunch my career.
I’d do all not to be a flop’, Neyou ended.

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