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Anger in Nigeria and Happy Birthday Pelé!
Nigerian international John Ogu calls for players to boycott matches following the protests and violence in Nigeria. And the former New York Cosmos captain Werner Roth wishes his old team mate, Pelé, a happy birthday.
Arsene Wenger, Andre Ayew and what if?
Arsene Wenger discusses his love affair with Arsenal FC. And we report from the international friendly between Ghana and Qatar, hearing from Andre Ayew and Hassan Al-Haydos.
Picture: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger walks across the pitch ahead of the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and Arsenal in 2018 (Chris Brunskill Ltd/Getty Images).
Elbows and spitting in South America
Peru's Nolberto Solano talks about the fun and violence of South American World Cup qualifiers. And lawyer Mr Leven Siano tells us about his dreams for Brazil's Vasco da Gama as he attempts to become the club's new President.
Picture: Nolberto Solano prepares to take a corner kick while playing for Universitadio de Deportes Marco del Rio/LatinContent via Getty Images)
Delight for Ferencváros
We hear the unbridled excitement of forward Tokmac Nguen about the prospect of making his debut in the UEFA Champions League. He plays for Hungary's Ferencváros who have qualified for the group stage for the first time in 25 years. We also meet the first man from the Faroe Islands to play in Germany's top division, and pay tribute to German female referee Bibiana Steinhaus who retired this week.
Picture: Tokmac Nguen of Ferencváros celebrates with teammates after scoring against Celtic (Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)
Anger and heartbreak for Al Hilal
Al Hilal coach Răzvan Lucescu expresses his anger following his team's expulsion from the AFC Champions League. Al Hilal were unable to field a team after Covid-19 swept through the squad.
Picture: Al Hilal's players are pictured ahead of the AFC Champions League match against UAE's Shabab Al-Ahli. The match was called off after the Saudi team failed to field the minimum required 13 players. (KARIM JAAFAR/AFP via Getty Images)
Andriy Shevchenko and trouble in Dresden
The former AC Milan and Chelsea player Andriy Shevchenko looks back on his career. And Dynamo Dresden's Chris Löwe joins us after his team's match against Hamburg made headlines around the world, when Hamburg's Toni Leistner confronted a fan.
Picture: Andriy Shevchenko of AC Milan in action during a UEFA Cup match betweenMilan and FC Zurich in 2008. (Etsuo Hara/Getty Images)