CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Mohamed Salah will aim for a hat trick of African player of the year awards after being named on a three-man candidate list for the 2023 prize with Achraf Hakimi and Victor Osimhen on Thursday. There was no space for two past award winners, Sadio Mané and Riyad Mahrez, who moved this year to play for clubs in Saudi Arabia. For the women’s award, record five-time winner Asisat Oshoala is competing with Thembi Kgatlana and Barbra Banda. The Confederation of African Football ann
Shaw has said that his social media activity after Manchester United’s win over Chelsea was ‘not intentional’
ROME (AP) — Anti-doping prosecutors in Italy requested a maximum four-year ban for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba on Thursday after the World Cup winner tested positive for testosterone. Pogba opted not to make a plea bargain with Italy's anti-doping agency, meaning the case will be tried before the country's anti-doping court. If the four-year ban is confirmed, it could end the 30-year-old Pogba’s career. Four-year bans are standard under the World Anti-Doping Code but can be reduced in cases w
United beat Chelsea 2-1 thanks to the Scotland midfielder’s brace.