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Hannibal Mejbri: Things to know about exciting young Frenchman



Having joined Manchester United’s academy from Monaco in 2019, Hannibal Mejbri has come on leaps and bounds with the club.

The 18-year-old joined for a cool £9m, but he has already set about repaying that substantial fee with the Red Devils’ Under-23s.

The French teenager has played regularly, contributing plenty of goals and assists – including a lovely team goal against Blackburn.

Tracked since he was 9 years old

All this attention won’t have come as a real surprise to Hannibal, who has been in the limelight ever since he was nine years old. Nine.

Speaking to AFP (via ​RTL), his father, Lofti, confessed that agents and scouts have been chasing his son for years, insisting that he always fought off their advances to try and protect him.

Thanks to that guidance, Hannibal has managed to grow on his own, and it led him to the doors of Old Trafford.

2. His dad wanted him to become a doctor

Hannibal’s father has always been very involved in his career, in an attempt to prove to his son that there is life outside of football.

Lotfi told ​Le Parisien that studies were always more important for the young midfielder, who could have gone on to become a doctor or a lawyer if football didn’t work out for him.

Intelligence has always been a key part of Hannibal’s life, and that is clear in the way he plays.


3. Passing is his forte

Hannibal loves to use his mind to play football. As a creative midfielder, passing is his forte, and he boasts vision far beyond his years.

Regarded as a real technician, he is a regular set-piece taker for his side and he is often capable of picking out a pass which most players around him can’t see. His decision-making is excellent, and he rarely gets flustered in possession.

Hannibal fits into the mould of a modern creative midfielder – someone who loves dropping deep to pick up the ball, before turning and moving his side up the field.


4. Not known for his defending

Unfortunately, Hannibal’s desire to drop deep can often prove detrimental to his side. He often gets exposed on the defensive side of things.

He isn’t exactly blessed with the best physicality and can get bullied quite easily by bigger attackers – something which he could certainly struggle with in the Premier League.

His teammates can leave the creating to him, but they will need to support him massively when he is asked to defend.​


5. He once snubbed a big-money move to Liverpool

United fans love seeing their club pick up an exciting youngster, but they love it even more when said youngster snubs moves to some of their direct rivals.

Back with Hannibal’s father again, he told ​Le Parisien that they have already rejected a huge offer to move to ​Liverpool, while ​Manchester City and ​Arsenal have both failed in bids for the young midfielder.

He added that the Gunners even took him on trial, but they ultimately decided against pursuing a move – could they live to regret that?

6. Youth international


Hannibal has represented France at Under-16 and Under-17 level, with 15 youth caps to his name already.

It is surely only a matter of time before thee Under-18s and Under-21s come calling.



7. United want to protect him

Manchester United Under-23s boss Neil Wood has called for greater protection for Hannibal from referees, with the youngster often being kicked off the park.

Wood revealed to the MEN Hannibal had played with a broken nose earlier this season, and fears he could suffer a more serious injury.

“I think Hannibal has lots of quality and the frustrating point for him is that there must be about 15 fouls on him per game,” he said.

“And at some point if it’s not stopped, or if the referee is not protecting him, he’s going to get his leg broken. That’s what I fear for him.”

8. Fellow French wonderkid convinced him to move

United have been busy snapping up some of Europe’s best young talents in recent times, such as their acquisition of Frenchman Noam Emeran in February 2019. He may have not made an impact at Old Trafford just yet, but he has been putting in work behind the scenes.

After signing for United, Hannibal spoke to ​Le Parisien about why opted to make the move to Old Trafford, and he was quick to credit Emeran for speaking so highly of the club.

The pair certainly appear to have a close bond, and fans will be hoping to see them play a big part in United’s future.

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VIDEO: Bullets rent air as hoodlums attempt to overrun police station in Orlu



Despite the build-up of security in states in the South East, hoodlums whom the federal government claim to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and its security outfit – the Eastern Security Network (ESN) – seem to be more endearing.


In this video monitored by, the hoodlums stormed a police station in Orlu, one of the biggest towns in South east Nigeria, engaging the officers on duty in a gun duel.


The gunmen, however, were subjected to the super gunpower of the security operatives after reinforcement was sent in from the.

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Breaking: What God told me about Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu – Primate Ayodele



The Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has revealed what God told him about the Yoruba Fighter Freedom, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho and the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.

The cleric said that God revealed to him that Nigeria will break up, but not through Nnamdi Kanu or Sunday Igboho.

The cleric said some powerful forces like the spirit of Nigeria’s nationalist; Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa would lead to Nigeria’s peaceful break-up, Daily Post reports.

He warned that if Nigerians fail to appease Tafa-Balewa’s spirit and these other powerful forces, the country will break up peacefully.

Primate Ayodele, however, urged the government not to ignore the cries of IPOB and those agitating for the Oduduwa Republic because that would also lead to the country’s disintegration.

According to Ayodele: “The spirit of Igbo is no more in Nigeria, and since their spirit is no more in Nigeria, the country will break peacefully.

“Some people like Tafa Balewa were killed, the spirit of Tafawa Balewa is fighting, why will we not appease his spirit? Instead, we say Nigeria should be in unity; we can’t be in peace or unity again.

“Nigeria will just be facing one problem to another. There will always be problems and that is the fact.

“We need to realize that Nigeria needs many prayers to survive this situation and for sustainability. The moment we ignore God, then the country will collapse.

“It’s not this IPOB, Oduduwa, that will break Nigeria. There is a powerful force that will break the country if we don’t appease it.

“If we don’t do what is necessary, Nigeria will break. Many people don’t want it, but when you go to the divine realm, do you know what is going on there? Many people have died as a result of injustice in Nigeria, so what is going to happen is that Nigeria will break peacefully without fighting or making noise.

“IPOB are making points, the people of Oduduwa Republic are also making points, and if the government neglects these, it will happen suddenly.”

“Nnamdi Kanu is not the person who will actualize this, not that he will die, but the thing will happen in a surprising way.

“Everybody will keep quiet, but some forces will stand to be fighting it, saying no. Two things are involved: either Nigeria is restructured, which we know will not favour many people or break up. It’s either we go back to true federalism, or we break up; any of these issues is going to be better for the country, so said by God not by man.

“Another thing is that only God can stop Nigeria from breaking up; the pathfinders of this country are tired of our co-existence.

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📺VIDEO: How Pastor Adeboye’s Son Truly Died – Medical Officer



A nurse based in the United Kingdom has alleged that undetected medical conditions must have led to the death of the son of Pastor E.A Adeboye of the RCCG family.


Recall that Pastor Dare Adeboye recently passed away in his sleep in Akwa Ibom where he was based with his family. He was 42 and had three kids.


The UK nurse and vlogger named Summer Aku alleged that his demise might have been caused by a disease of the heart. According to her, regular exercises and medical check-ups are needed for adults whose activities have remained limited due to age.


There are indications that Sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS) might have resulted in the demise of Pastor Dare. Sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS) is a sudden unexpected death of adolescents and adults, mainly during sleep. One relatively common type is known as Brugada syndrome.


Meanwhile, these are just mere speculations are the family hasn’t provided many details about the death of their son. It is not clear that an autopsy will be conducted and made public.

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