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Age fraud and African football

Age fraud has been defined as the use of false documentation to gain an advantage over opponents, usually by allowing players to compete in  youth tournaments. It has become particularly associated with African, because in many countries in the continent, records are not easily verifiable. In some cases,  this can be due to ignorance – somebody can be born in ...

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Football’s Rising Stars – Kelechi Iheanacho

In a Manchester City squad that has proven strikers like Sergio Aguero and Wilfried Bony, Kelechi Iheanacho was a relatively unheard name before the beginning of the 2015/16 season. But the youngster has gone on to enjoy a breakthrough campaign at the Etihad Stadium, having bagged 13 goals and seven assists in the Citizens’ cause this season. The Nigerian forward ...

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