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AFCON 2019: Algeria Are Africa Champions

Algeria have won their second AFCON title in Egypt after 29 years they did as hosts in 1990. Baghdad Bounedjah’s second minute goal was all the Desert Warriors needed to claim the crown in Egypt. For Senegal, the search for their first AFCON title continues despite coming so close to it like they did in 2002. The Algerians who were ...

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Breaking News: FIFA Tips Nigeria To Host 2020 U-20 World Cup

Ten years after Nigeria last hosted a FIFA World Cup event, the country is set for another chance as the world football governing body seems ready to award the country the hosting right of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup for 2020. The breakthrough came following months of pressure on FIFA by the Nigerian Football Federation whose president is said ...

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AFCON 2019: Nigeria Beat South Africa To Reach Semi-finals

*Buhari hails victorious Super Eagles   William Troost-Ekong scored a dramatic late winner to send Nigeria into the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final at the expense of South Africa. Samuel Chukwueze hit the opener as he controlled Alex Iwobi’s cross, before scoring at the second attempt. Bongani Zungu equalised with a header initially ruled out for offside before VAR replays ...

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Super Eagles Tame Indomitable Lions Of Cameroon Again 3-2

*Qualify for AFCON quarter-final The Super Eagles of Nigeria have qualified for the quarter-final of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Coach Gernot Rohr’s men dug deep to beat their fierce rivals Cameroon 3-2 to book their place in the last eight. Odion Ighalo scored two goals while Alex Iwobi scored what turned out to be the winning ...

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Ighalo’s Goal Secures Maximum Points For Nigeria

Substitute Odion Ighalo’s 77th minutes lone strike was all Nigeria needed to beat Burundi on Saturday in Alexandria to begin the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on a promisory note. The former Watford front man curled finish past Burundi goalkeeper Jonathan Nahimana from an Ola Aina back heel flip to register his presence in the tournament. Ighalo was the highest ...

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Anthony Joshua Beaten By Andy Ruiz Jr At Madison Square Garden

*Rematch before the year is over Andy Ruiz Jr produced one of the biggest shocks in the history of heavyweight boxing to rip Anthony Joshua’s IBF, WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles from him and tear up the division’s proposed plot lines. In a truly remarkable fight at New York’s Madison Square Garden, Ruiz floored Joshua four times en route ...

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Manchester City Retain Premier League Title, Beat Briton 4-1

Manchester City are Premier League champions after completing a 4-1 win over Brighton at the Amex Stadium. The result sees us finish on 98 points, one ahead of second-placed Liverpool who beat Wolves 2-0 in their final game of the season. Here we take a look at some remarkable statistics and milestones from another memorable Premier League campaign. A Decade ...

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Aubameyang’s Hat-trick Sends Arsenal To Europa League Final

Who needs the drama and excitement of a European comeback when you can win your semi-final as convincingly as this? That will be Arsenal’s argument, anyway, on a night when the wide-eyed footballing passion we have seen all week was replaced by the cold, merciless finishing of one of the finest forwards in Europe. There was no chance of Valencia ...

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FG Drags Amaju Pinnick, Four Others To Court For Alleged Corruption

The Federal Government has dragged the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, and four others to court for allegedly misappropriating $8,400 belonging to the football body. The four other suspects are NFF Secretary, Sunusi Mohammed; the 1st Vice-President, Seyi Akinwumi; the 2nd Vice-President, Shehu Dikko and an Executive member, Yusuff Fresh. The charges against them were filed ...

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UCL: No Mercy For Messi As Liverpool Stun Barça 4-0

Liverpool produced arguably the greatest comeback in their history, defeating Barcelona 4-0 to overturn a 3-0 first leg defeat to qualify for the Uefa Champions League final. It was history all over again as Liverpool conjured up the spirits of the 2005 side that won the UCL from three goals down. It was, however, the demons of Rome that came ...

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