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AC Milan transfer news: Gianluigi Donnarumma move ruled out amid PSG speculation - Goal.com AC Milan have no interest in selling rumoured Paris Saint-Germain target Gianluigi Donnarumma, according to the Rossoneri's chief football officer.

High time the government steps up to save Kenyan football - Nyamweya Former Football Kenya Federation president Sam Nyamweya has appealed to the Kenyan government to step in and sponsor the football leagues in the country. With the exit of SportPesa, the Kenyan Premier League could start on August 30 without a title sponsor and Nyamweya feels it is time the government should step up and sponsor them.

Bournemouth vs Manchester City: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview Manchester City will be looking to pick up the pace at the top end of the Premier League table with a return to winning ways at Eddie Howe's Bournemouth. Last weekend's handball controversy against Tottenham put a dent in City's momentum but their overall performances in their opening games have been ominous for their title rivals.

So many factors favour Gor Mahia in KPL than their rivals - Oburu - Goal.com Bandari team manager Wilson Oburu has claimed Gor Mahia enjoy far more advantages in the Kenyan Premier League than their rivals. Bandari finished second to Gor Mahia, who won the third consecutive KPL title at the end of 2018/19 season, and Oburu believes the Green Army have some factors favouring them in the competition.

Mauro Icardi transfer news: Inter forward isn't a target for Juventus, according to Fabio Paratici - Goal.com Juventus are satisfied with the state of their squad and won't be trying to sign Mauro Icardi from Serie A rivals Inter, according to sporting director Fabio Paratici. Giorgio Chiellini's goal helped Juve to a 1-0 win over Parma in the first game of the Maurizio Sarri era, though the new manager was absent from the game due to pneumonia.

PSL News: Cape Town City captain Thamsanqa Mkhize explains horror tackle - Goal.com Cape Town City captain Thamsanqa Mkhize has apologised to Mamelodi Sundowns forward Keletso Makgalwa after a career-threatening tackle in midweek. Makgalwa had to been stretchered off the field during Sundowns' 1-1 draw with City in a Premier Soccer League match in Tshwane on Tuesday night.

Liverpool defender Matip reveals expectation after second goal of the season Liverpool defender Joel Matip hopes his opener against Arsenal will be the beginning of more goals this season. The Reds romped to a 3-1 win in Saturday's Premier League fixture at Anfield to seal their third Premier League win of the season.

Caf Confederation Cup Match Preview: St Louis Suns United vs TS Galaxy - Goal.com TS Galaxy will be banking on their slender first-leg advantage when they take on Seychelles outfit Saint Louis Suns United on Sunday afternoon in the Caf Confederation Cup.

Caf Champions League: Simba SC must harden up against UD Songo - Kahata Francis Kahata tips Simba SC to get past UD Songo of Mozambique in Caf Champions League.

Transfer news: Filipe Luis rejected offers from Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and Borussia Dortmund before joining Flamengo this summer - Goal. Filipe Luis claims he had the chance to join Manchester City, Borussia Dortmund or Paris Saint-Germain this year before opting to return home to Brazil with Flamengo. The veteran left-back brought his nine-year association with Atletico Madrid - via a year away at Chelsea - to an end this summer when his contract expired.

Sammy Omollo: Posta Rangers have shown they are ready to compete in KPL Omollo is delighted with the attitude shown by the players ahead of the 2019/20 Kenyan Premier League season, which kicks-off next weekend. "For the few days I have been here, what I have seen is impressive especially within the players," Omollo told Goal.

Manchester City transfer news: Nigeria Under-17 captain Adeleke Oluwatobi Babatunde scouted by Premier League champions, Ajax and Napoli - Goal.com Manchester City are among the clubs interested in Nigeria Under-17 captain Adeleke Oluwatobi Babatunde. The 16-year-old is regarded as one of Africa's hottest talents, with Napoli, RB Leipzig, Lille and Ajax also showing an interest in the No.10, as teams wait to sign him ahead of his 18th birthday due to FIFA regulations.

Malawi's Chawinga fires Kenya warning with 24th Kvarnsveden goal in Sweden Temwa Chawinga showed her readiness for Malawi's Olympic Games qualifiers against Kenya with her 24th goal of the season in Kvarnsveden's 1-1 draw against Hammarby on Saturday.

PSL News: Lebogang Manyama rues Kaizer Chiefs' missed chances - Goal.com Kaizer Chiefs forward Lebogang Manyama felt one point is better than nothing after they drew with SuperSport United on Saturday night. Samir Nurkovic opened the scoring for Amakhosi, but Bradley Grobler grabbed Matsatsantsa's equalising goal as the two teams drew 1-1 in a Premier Soccer League match at the FNB Stadium.

Durand Cup 2019: Lack of fitness haunts Mohun Bagan as they fail to claim record championship Gokulam Kerala scripted history as they became only the second club from the state to win the prestigious Durand Cup…

Olympic Games: Dennerby names squad for Nigeria trip to Algeria Nigeria named an 18-player squad on Saturday for the 2019 Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games qualifiers against Algeria this week. The Nigeria delegation of 18 players and seven officials departed the country from the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja on Saturday night to Algiers via Istanbul.

Caf Champions League: Orlando Pirates will learn from exit - Rulani Mokwena - Goal.com Orlando Pirates caretaker coach Rulani Mokwena says it is important for the team to stick together after being eliminated from the Caf Champions League by Green Eagles.

Arsenal news: Granit Xhaka focusing on Tottenham derby clash after Liverpool deal latest Anfield lesson - Goal.com Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka says the Gunners need to move on and focus on the North London Derby after their chastening defeat at Liverpool on Saturday. Xhaka came in for Reiss Nelson in Unai Emery's starting XI, and the tactical shift seemed to be paying dividends as they threatened early on.

Moses Simon, Bongani Zungu and Kalifa Coulibaly on target as Nantes edge past Amiens Moses Simon, Bongani Zungu and Kalifa Coulibaly were on target in Nantes' 2-1 win over Amiens in a Ligue 1 game on Saturday. Nigeria international Moses hit the ground running, scoring on his debut appearance for the Canaries after joining them in the summer on loan from La Liga side Levante.

Wanyama: Tottenham midfielder hints at Celtic return Kenyan captain Victor Wanyama has teased he could return to Celtic one day as he looks set to leave Tottenham Hotspur this summer.

Oshoala scores to lift first silverware with Barcelona - Goal.com Asisat Oshoala has begun to realise her dreams in Spain as she helped Barcelona win the 2019 Copa Catalunya after a 4-0 win over Espanyol in the final on Saturday.

WATCH: Nwakaeme strike sends Pahang into quarterfinals A solitary goal from the Nigerian was enough to make Pahang the first team to reach the knockout stage of the 2019 Malaysia Cup.

WATCH: Penang hold Perak as both fight for one remaining QF ticket from Group C With only one more quarterfinal berth left from the group, it will be a straight fight between Pulau Pinang and Perak as to who will join Pahang.

WATCH: Hadin's brace against Melaka opens up Group D Two players who will be joining up with the Malaysia national team today, put the sword to Melaka in a 3-1 away win for Felda to increase QF chance.

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