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Ajax are world-renowned for their youth system, and Guangzhou R&F want to tap into that expertise, launching the new programme with a group of coaches from the Amsterdam club. Edwin van der Sar, the former Manchester United, Ajax and Juventus star and now Ajax chief executive, said the link-up will be a boon to the Dutch club too. “Youth is the core asset of our club and we are delighted that we can leverage our knowledge with an international partner like R&F,” he said in a statement. “It is well known that for a club like Ajax, it is hard to grow in the current European football industry. With initiatives like ACA (Ajax Coaching Academy), we create opportunities to make alternative steps forward.”

Haunted Andre Villas-Boas shouldered the blame after he failed to inspire big-spending Shanghai SIPG to silverware in his first season in China, with his future likely to be resolved this week. The former Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur manager refused to say if he would stay on as coach of the Read More…

China club taps Ajax to build ‘best football academy’

Dutch football giants Ajax announced a five-year partnership with Chinese Super League side Guangzhou R&F on Monday that will attempt to build the best youth academy in China. The multi-million-euro deal is the latest in a series of football link-ups between Europe and China, as the Asian superpower — under Read More…

Everton could be forced to spend to survive

Everton caretaker boss David Unsworth says the club could be forced to spend again in the January transfer window if they are to pull themselves away from the Premier League relegation zone. The Merseyside club, who sacked manager Ronald Koeman last month, were soundly beaten 4-1 by Southampton on Sunday Read More…

Widows struggle year after Brazil football team wiped out

Fabienne Belle had already been floored by the news that her husband was killed in the air crash that wiped out Brazil’s Chapecoense football team. Then one day, without warning, she received his old suitcase in the mail. Once again, she felt the bottom drop out of her life, just Read More…

Man Utd manager praises Lukaku’s work rate

Jose Mourinho has hailed the prodigious work rate of striker Romelu Lukaku despite the striker’s struggles in front of goal following an electric start to his Manchester United career. The 24-year-old endured another frustrating afternoon on Saturday when United’s eked out a 1-0 win against promoted Brighton as Ashley Young’s Read More…

Milan sack manager; Gennaro Gattuso takes over

Italian club, AC Milan have sacked their manager, former Italian International Vincenzo Montella following a depressing goalless draw at home against Torino over the weekend. Former Milan midfielder, Gennaro Gattuso is set to take over. Milan have not scored in any of their last five games at the San Siro. Six of their 14 games Read More…

FIFA boss vows racism crackdown at Russia’s World Cup

FIFA President Gianni Infantino vowed on Monday to crack down hard on racist incidents when Russia hosts the World Cup next year. “This is a very high priority and we will make sure no incidents will happen,” Infantino said in a video statement. “It is absolutely not tolerable and we Read More…

Coach Rohr has been rewarded with a 2-year contract extension

Following Super Eagles fine run in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign, Coach Gernot Rohr has been rewarded with a two-year contract extension. Rohr was appointed Super Eagles boss in August 2016 with the mandate to take Nigeria to the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The Super Eagles finished unbeaten from a tough Group B Read More…

Following the ‘Moneyball’ model to unearth talent

In the 2011 film “Moneyball”, Brad Pitt plays Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane, who, as the head of a struggling baseball team, turns to data analysis of recruitment and training methods. Beane was a trailblazer with his unconventional data metrics that flew in the face of baseball wisdom, and Read More…

Super Eagles can make it to the quarter finals of the World Cup – Ikpeba

Former Nigerian international, Victor Ikpeba thinks the Super Eagles can make it to the quarter finals of the 2018 World Cup hosted in Russia, after they qualified from a strong group that included Algeria and Cameroon. Speaking at a session for young footballers in Lagos, the former Monaco and Borrussia Dortmund forward said, “All that we can Read More…

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