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Ex-Falcons coach, Mudasiru Yusuf, is dead

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Former assistant coach of Senior Women ’ s national team , the Super Falcons , and the Under 17 national team , the Golden Eaglets , Mudasiru Yusuf, is dead .
Yusuf’ s death occurred on Saturday in a private hospital in Osogbo , and according to Tajudeen Amodu, the media Officer of Osun United Football Club .
The remains of the late soccer tactician were buried in his residence in Osogbo Sunday morning .
Amodu , in a condolence message on behalf of the management , players , and coaching crew of Osun United , said the late Yusuf retired as the Football Head Coach , Osun State Sports Council in the year 2017 after serving for 25 years.
The statement read in part , “ He was a former Super Falcons and Eaglets assistant coach . He was an assistant to Coach Jossy Lad at the 2007 All African Games in Algiers which Nigeria Super Falcons won . Yusuf was with Falcons between 2007 -2009.
“ He was also an assistant coach to Monday Osigwe when he handled Golden Eaglets in 2009 . Yusuf started as an assistant to Amodu Shuaibu at BCC Lions of Gboko in 1988 through 1990 .”
Ex -international , Chief Ademola Adesina , in a tribute , described the deceased as a disciplinarian , who knew his onions , adding that Yusuf dedicated his career to the promotion of grassroots football .
Adesina , who is the president of Osun United Football Club , said , “ Coach Muda was a great , disciplined and ambitious coach during his days .
“ I remember when he was in charge of BCC Lions of Gboko Football Club , he took some local players from Osun to the team and assisted many grassroots footballers . We will definitely miss him and his wealth of experience .”

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Wilfred Ndidi Sustains Abductor Injury , Could Be Out For Up To 12 Weeks

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Leicester’s Wilfred Ndidi could be out for up to 12 weeks because of an abductor injury he sustained in Sunday’s league win over Burnley.
The 23-year-old missed Wednesday’s 2-0 Carabao Cup defeat to Arsenal and may require surgery.
“It is an abductor injury – it may have come off the bone which could be a nasty injury,” said Foxes boss Brendan Rodgers after the loss to the Gunners.
“We will wait to see if he needs an operation – if so it will be 12 weeks.”
Ndidi has been operating as a makeshift central defender for the Foxes so far this season in the absence of the injured Jonny Evans.
Leicester have won both of their league games this season, to leave them top of the Premier League on goal difference.

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Chelsea Complete The Signing Of Edouard Mendy From Rennes

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OFFICIAL: Chelsea complete the signing of Edouard Mendy from Rennes, with the goalkeeper joining on a five-year deal at a cost of £22 million ($29m).
The Senegalese international has penned a five-year deal at Stamford Bridge and will compete with Kepa Arrizabalaga and Willy Caballero for a starting spot between the posts in the season ahead.
After signing his long-term contract with the Blues, Mendy said: ‘I am so excited to be joining Chelsea. It’s a dream for me to be a part of this exciting squad and to work with Frank Lampard and all of his coaching staff. I look forward to meeting my team-mates and can’t wait to get started.’
On signing Mendy, Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia said: ‘As soon as Petr Cech and our technical team identified Edouard as the most suitable goalkeeper to complement our existing group, there was only one player we wanted to bring in. Edouard arrives following a season of real success with Rennes, he is ambitious for more, and we welcome him to our club.’

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Luis Suarez Joins Atletico Madrid From Barcelona

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Subject to passing his medical and agreeing and formalising the Uruguayan’s contract.
Atlético de Madrid and FC Barcelona have reached an agreement over the transfer of Luis Suárez, subject to passing his medical and agreeing and formalising the Uruguayan’s contract with our club.
FC Barcelona and Atlético Madrid have reached an agreement for the transfer of the player Luis Suárez. The Madrid club will pay FC Barcelona 6 million euros in variables.
FC Barcelona would like to publicly express their gratitude to Luis Suárez for his commitment and dedication and wishes him all the best for the future.
On Thursday 24 September from 12.30pm CEST there will be a farewell event for the player and following that a remote press conference. You can see all the day’s event surrounding the Uruguayan striker’s goodbye live on Barça TV+, FC Barcelona’s official digital streaming platform.
13 titles in six seasons
Luis Suárez is leaving Barça after six glorious seasons. He has played a key role in winning no fewer than thirteen major trophies:
La Liga: 4
Champions League: 1
Copa del Rey: 4
Clubs World Cup: 1
European Super Cup: 1
Spanish Super Cup: 2
He joined the club in the summer of 2014 and made his competitive debut in the Clásico against Real Madrid. He scored his first goal in a 4-0 win in the Champions League at APOEL, while he got his first Liga goal against Cordoba in December.
His natural goalscoring instinct has brought plenty of pleasure to Culers over the years, including the winner against Juventus to secure the club’s fifth Champions League. In his second year at the club, 2015/16, he earned the Golden Shoe as Europe’s top scorer, scoring 40 goals in La Liga and 59 in total.
Other memorable nights include his performance in the famous 6-1 comeback against Paris Saint-Germain, and in total he is departing after contributing 198 goals in 283 games, making him the third highest goalscorer in Barça history, only topped by César and Leo Messi – and he has also contributed 97 assists.

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