-Welcome to Afrique Sports for the Morning on THURSDAY 08 APRIL 2021. We are starting with FIFA. FIFA has decided to suspend the Pakistani and Chadian federations. The FIFA office clarified that the FTFA (Chadian Football Federation) was sanctioned for government interference.
Indeed, as the Team reports, “the Chadian authorities recently definitively withdrawn the powers delegated to the FTFA to create a national committee for the temporary management of football in the FTFA premises. “The Pakistan Football Federation, for its part, was suspended after the“ hostile takeover of the PFF headquarters in Lahore by a group of demonstrators and the appointment of Syed Ashfaq Hussain Shah as head of the federation. ”
MC Alger: Anigo failed at the last moment by the supporters!
-Let’s go to Algeria. Here, José Anigo will have to wait before having his second experience on a bench in Africa. Six years after his express stint at Esperance Tunis, the former coach of Olympique de Marseille was yet on the verge of committing to MC Algiers where an 18-month contract awaited him with remuneration from the order of 15,000 euros per month.
Except that the Dean of Algerian clubs finally retracted at the last minute. This about-face follows the pressure exerted by the supporters of Mouloudia, known for their fervor and fiercely opposed to the arrival of the French technician. The position of the club’s majority shareholder, the Sonatrach group, also hostile to this appointment, also contributed to this turnaround.
England: Mahrez nominated for best player of March
– Let’s stay with the Algerians. Author of a magnificent month of March, the Algerian international winger Riyad Mahrez appears in the list of the best players of the Premier league of the month of March. The former Le Havre player played 4 games in the Premier League and managed to score 3 goals during the past month. Mahrez scored a goal against Wolverhampton and doubled against Southampton.
Real Madrid: Ramos believes Messi cost him titles
-A jump in Spain. Here, Sergio Ramos (35) believes that Lionel Messi (33) and Pep Guardiola prevented him from winning many titles. “We suffered from Messi during this period. Probably if Barcelona hadn’t had it and if we hadn’t had it in front of us, I think we would have won more titles. With Barça de Guardiola, we faced the best Barcelona in history, ”said the Real Madrid captain in a report broadcast on Amazon Prime.
Sergio Ramos has since been able to console himself. In total, he won 5 Spanish league titles, 4 Champions Leagues, 3 European Supercopa and 4 FIFA Club World Cups.
PSG: Neymar receives three suspension matches
-Let’s go to France. Expelled against Lille last weekend, Neymar received three suspension matches, including one suspended. He will miss the trip of PSG to Strasbourg and the reception of Saint-Etienne.
Lille’s Tiago Djalo, involved in the incident and also excluded, he received two suspension matches, one of which was suspended. Neymar will miss the trip of PSG to Strasbourg next weekend and the reception of Saint-Etienne. Bad news, of course, at the heart of a suspenseful end of the season.
Sweden: Zlatan Ibrahimovic under fire from critics
-Let’s finish with Ibra. Uncompromising this season with AC Milan and back in the selection after five years of absence, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is nevertheless in turmoil. Beyond his athletic performance, the 39-year-old striker was pinned by the Swedish daily Expressen, which reveals that the former PSG player would have participated in a lion hunt in South Africa.
“Zlatan Ibrahimovic likes to call himself a ‘fierce and strong lion’. But the fact that he takes pleasure in shooting lions and other animals proves that he is a wretched coward who gives in to his violent tendencies, ”explained the association PETA in a statement.
– And we come to the end of this journal that we will close with the question of the day: How do you judge the sanction imposed on Neymar? Your answers will be awaited in comments. In the meantime, don’t hesitate to subscribe to Afrique Sports, so you don’t miss out on continental and international football.
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