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Victor Moses - the asylum-seeking orphan who conquered the Premier League

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That Victor Moses had the perseverance to make a success of his Chelsea career despite being continually sent out on loan says a great deal about his character. Yet this determination pales into insignificance when compared to the biggest mountain he has had to climb. Moses was just 11 when he arrived in England as an asylum seeker after both his mother and father were killed during religious clashes in Nigeria in 2002. The 26-year-old was playing football in the streets when his parents lost their lives. Just a week later, his remaining family had cobbled together enough money to send him away from his homeland. Vote for this year's African Footballer of the Year That is how a quiet, unassuming and non-English speaking African orphan found himself in south London and at the start of a dramatic change in his fortunes. "It was tough in the beginning - being suddenly thrown into a different culture and stuff like that," Moses told BBC Sport. "As a young boy in a new c…

Chelsea reach champions league knockout stages after beating Fc karabakh

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Chelsea have reached the knockout round of the Champions League in 14 of their last 15 campaigns Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has asked for help from the media to highlight "strange" fixture scheduling as his side reached the last 16 of the Champions League with a comfortable victory against 10-man Qarabag. Two goals from Willian, as well as spot-kicks from Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas, confirmed the Blues will finish in the top two of Group C with a game to spare. But after the game Conte reiterated his concern at having to play Liverpool in the Premier League on Saturday, two days after completing a 5,000-mile roundtrip to Azerbaijan. Chelsea had a similar turnaround between games with Atletico Madrid and Manchester City in September. "To hear the complaints of the coach, someone has to help us. The press and the TV to underline the situation, because it is strange," said the Italian, whose side are third in the Premier League and two points above Liverpool. "…

Foxconn stops interns' illegal overtime at iPhone X factory

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Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionFoxconn has faced several claims of poor treatment of workers at its Chinese factories Foxconn, a main supplier for Apple's iPhone, says it has stopped interns from working illegal overtime at its factory in China. It comes after a Financial Times report found at least six students worked 11-hour days at its iPhone X plant in Henan province. The practice breached Chinese laws preventing children from working more than 40 hours per week. About 3,000 students were reportedly hired to work at the Zhengzhou plant. Apple said the secondary school students worked voluntarily but they "should not have been allowed to work overtime". Both the tech giant and Foxconn have said the interns were "compensated and provided benefits". "Apple is dedicated to ensuring everyone in our supply chain is treated with the dignity and respect they deserve," the firm said in a statement. "We know our work is never done and we'l…

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: How Afoty nominee helped put Gabon on the map

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After Borussia Dortmund won this year's German Cup, beating Eintracht Frankfurt in the final, the scorer of the decisive goal was pictured celebrating with his family. Clutching the trophy, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was snapped alongside brother Willy and father Pierre, who was - appropriately enough - right in the middle. It was a fitting portrait because the Gabonese's success is tightly bound up with his family. Pierre acts as the 28-year-old's agent and adviser, and his brothers - former Milan players Willy and Catalina - also help run the Dortmund star's business. Vote for this year's African Footballer of the Year "The relations between Pierre-Emerick and Pierre are similar to those of Neymar and his father," said former Gabon international Remy Ebanega. "He is a weighty figure in Pierre-Emerick's life and decisions. It works and benefits everyone. "Pierre is very protective and will look at the smallest details to ensure his son can g…