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Ex-Chelsea Player Obi Mikel Interested in Botafogo

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

John Obi Mikel, the former star footballer from Chelsea has weighed up interest towards Botafogo; the Brazilian side for Serie A football as he is still in search of a new club after his contract with Trabzonspor, the league side from Turkey, was terminated. In recent times, he is in talks with Botafogo but has not been confirmed and no information has been reported about his move. There are higher chances of him moving to the club from Rio de Janeiro. He has not been with any club since the termination from the Turkish side last month.

It is though the winner for Africa Cup of Nations 2013 confirmed that a line of communication has been made with the Serie A football club but has also expressed doubts about playing in Brazil. Botafogo has shifted their attention towards Obi Mikel after they missed out on another legend from Africa, Yaya Toure, the well-known midfielder from Manchester City. When asked about his move to Botafogo, he said that there have been a lot of talks and discussions with the club. He has expressed his interest and they have also told him about their expectations. Negotiations have also been going on between him and the club Botafogo. Time will tell what finally comes as the decision from John Obi Mikel.


Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Unlike Ronaldinho’s decision to move to Botafogo when he left AC Milan with the hopes of at least retiring in his homeland of Brazil, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has decided to tour the world and back at the age of 35.

The former Sweden international is making his first appearance after joining the former Italian giants and thanks to his prima donna effect, Milan defeated Cagliari 2-0 with Ibrahimovic netting the second goal with his weaker left foot thanks to an assist from Theo Hernandes.


Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

The most urgent physiological agency in the world must be the one in charge of making you fight back whenever you are down. It is common for people to resort to that kind of escape by boldly facing your enemy just to put an end to any further humiliation.

After Brazilian side Gremio were humiliated in South America’s version of Europe’s UEFA Champions League called the Copa Libertadores, they bounced back by trashing their fellow country club Botafogo 3-0 on Sunday in Porto Alegre.


Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Liverpool are reportedly interested in the signing of CSKA Moscow star Fedor Chalov according to reports from England.

It is reported that the Champions League holders have emerged as one of the clubs that are interested in signing the forward. The 21-year-old Russian international is regarded as one of the rising star in the Russian League and enjoyed a remarkable season at the club.


Friday, May 17th, 2019

West Ham are preparing a bid of around £26 million for Flamengo midfielder according to reports from Brazil. According to Radio Globo, the Hammers are looking to plug the hole in their midfield by splashing big on the Colombia international.

West Ham finished midtable after a testing season which was filled with injury to key midfielders. Jack Wilshere and Carlos Sanchez signed in the summer had little impact as both players spent more time on the injury table than on the pitch.

Botafogo clinches record of unbeaten matches

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Botafogo de Futebole Regatas or A Estrela Solitaria which is also known as the Lone Star is a spots club from Brazil that is based in Botafogo which comes in Rio de Janerio. Although they compete in numerous of different sports, the club is mostly known for it’s football team.Botafogo Football Club was founded on the 12th of August, 1904, earlier known as Electro Club, which was later merged with Club de Regetas Botafogo and because of it, Botafogo de Futebol e Regataswas into being.

Presently, Botafogo is headed by coachZe Ricardo with Anderson Barros being the football manager. The club consists of Rosters such as: Erik Lima, Alex Santana, Gatito Fernandez, Leonardo Valencia, Joel Carli, and others. The costume of the team consists of a black jersey with grey socks, black shorts and white stripes.
The leagues played by the club are CampeonatoBrasileiroSerie A and Carioca in which it ranked 9th and 1st respectively in 2018. The rival clubs are Vasco da Gama, Flamengo and Fluminense. Botafogo stands 4thin one of the largest franchises in the country in terms of fanbase.


Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Peruvian Football Federation president Edwin Oviedo has been arrested over his alleged role in a criminal network that paid for several judges to attend last summer’s World Cup, Peru’s first appearance in the finals for 36 years.

Prosecutors said Oviedo would be held initially for 15 days after he was taken into custody at his home in a wealthy section of Lima. Police are also seeking access to the soccer federation’s offices.

Botafogo’s 2018 campaign has been very unstable

Monday, November 12th, 2018

During Botafogo’s 2017 Brazilian Serie A campaign, they managed to secure the 10th spot of that competition.


In the current season of 2018, Botafogo has collected 35 points from the 31 opening league matches and with only a few more matches left to be played, they are well on pace of finishing as their previous season.

Thomas Tuchel will let EdinsonCavani and Neymar settle penalties themselves

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel has indicated that he would allow EdinsonCavani and Neymar to sort out the spot kick decisions between themselves. The pair were involved in a number of on-field disputes regarding penalty kicks during the previous campaign but Tuchel has highlighted that as a positive with both players having the hunger to score.

Speaking ahead of the Guingamp game, he said: “I have not had any troubles with my teams before doing this but I noticed from outside that there was an issue in the last season. Even if it might sound naive, I still believe we find solutions with the players. It’s not my way to write a name down half an hour before kick-off because that will create a lot of trouble.The goal is to find solutions with the guys. I am happy to have players who are hungry to score.”