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    Raja Casablanca inch closer to CAF CC trophy after thrashing AS Vita

Raja Casablanca inch closer to CAF CC trophy after thrashing AS Vita

Raja Casablanca moved closer to emerging champions of the CAF Confederation Cup with a 3-0 victory over AS Vita.A brace from striker Soufiane Rahimi ensured the Moroccan side took control of the two-legged final.The first leg game was played at the Stade Mohammed V on Sunday.After a goalless first half, Rahimi took his tally in the competition to four with a [...]

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    Euro roundup: Man City, Liverpool, Juve, PSG remain unbeaten

Euro roundup: Man City, Liverpool, Juve, PSG remain unbeaten

The major leagues in Europe resumed after the international break with Manchester City and Liverpool setting the pace in England while PSG and Juventus also remain unbeaten.Man City steamrolled West Ham 4-0 thanks to a Leroy Sane brace and further goals from David Silva and Raheem Sterling while Liverpool stayed close to City with a 3-0 win at Watford, courtesy of goals [...]

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    Oshoala grabs hat-trick as ruthless Falcons wallop E’Guinea

Oshoala grabs hat-trick as ruthless Falcons wallop E’Guinea

Asisat Oshoala scored a hat-trick as Nigeria destroyed Equatorial Guinea 6-0 to qualify for the semi-final of the Africa Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON).The reigning African women's footballer of the year proved her doubters wrong with a brilliant individual performance in Cape Coast.Former Pitea forward Francisca Ordega showed predatory instinct to net the first goal in the 11th minute of [...]

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    Super Falcons will ‘come out smoking’ against Equatorial Guinea

Super Falcons will ‘come out smoking’ against Equatorial Guinea

Mansur Abdullahi, Falconets assistant coach, says the Super Falcons will be on top of their game when they face Equatorial Guinea in the final Group B match of the Africa Cup of Nations.Nigeria thumped Zambia 4-0 in their second match while Equatorial Guinea lost 7-1 to South Africa."The girls will come out smoking," the former Bayelsa Queens coach told TheCable."We have [...]

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    Nigeria vs E’Guinea: Old foes renew rivalry in must-win Women’s AFCON tie

Nigeria vs E’Guinea: Old foes renew rivalry in must-win Women’s AFCON tie

The Super Falcons and their Equatorial Guinea counterparts have a rich history of fiery contests, incredible wins and painful losses between them.Past fixtures between both sides have delivered great entertainment and memorable goals.Equatorial Guinea were responsible for the ouster of Nigeria in the semi-final of the 2008 Africa Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON).They pipped the Falcons 1-0 thanks to Genoveva [...]

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    Akeredolu lauds Motorsports, Work and Play

Akeredolu lauds Motorsports, Work and Play

Ondo state governor Rotimi Akeredolu has commended the Motorsports community for staging the 2nd Ondo Rally in Akure, saying the government is impressed at the resources and passion the event brought to the state.“It is pleasing to the see what young and independent minded indigenes of the state are doing to support the tourism and sports initiative of the state [...]

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    EPL has made me a better manager, says Guardiola

EPL has made me a better manager, says Guardiola

Pep Guardiola, Manchester City manager, believes the competitive nature and sheer unpredictability of the English Premier League (EPL) have presented him with the biggest challenge of his career.Before joining the Citizens, Guardiola won three Spanish La Liga titles and two UEFA Champions League trophies with Barcelona. He then led Bayern Munich to three consecutive Bundesliga crowns.However, the Spaniard said it felt like [...]

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    Didier Drogba retires from football

Didier Drogba retires from football

Didier Drogba, Ivory Coast and Chelsea legend, has announced his retirement from football."After 20 years, I have decided to put an end to my playing career," the 40 years old former Marseille striker said.Drogba, who played his final match for Phoenix Rising earlier this month, said he will now concentrate on nurturing young talent."It's the best way to end, helping some [...]

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    AFCON: Falcons coach not satisfied despite 4-0 drubbing of Zambia

AFCON: Falcons coach not satisfied despite 4-0 drubbing of Zambia

Thomas Dennerby, Super Falcons coach, says his team is yet to get to the level he expects at the ongoing African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON).The Falcons beat Zambia 4-0 on Wednesday to get back in contention after losing their first game against South Africa.The victory improved the defending champions' chance of fighting for a semi-final ticket.But Dennerby says he is not [...]

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    Nigeria thump Zambia to bounce back in Women’s AFCON

Nigeria thump Zambia to bounce back in Women’s AFCON

Defending champions Nigeria got their Africa Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON) campaign back on track with a 4-0 thumping of Zambia in Cape Coast on Wednesday evening.The Super Falcons lost their first Group B match 1-0 to South Africa and were keen to redeem themselves against a side that walloped Equatorial Guinea 5-0.Reigning African women's footballer of the year, Asisat [...]

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