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    Cricket U-19 World Cup: Champions converge in Group B as debutant targets glory

Cricket U-19 World Cup: Champions converge in Group B as debutant targets glory

Three former champions and a tournament first-timer will come face-to-face as Group B shapes up for drama in the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup. The tournament is scheduled to begin on January 17. Australia, England and West Indies have been drawn together for the first stage of South Africa 2020 -- with one of the three cricket powerhouses expected to miss out [...]

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    Liverpool beat Flamengo to win first-ever FIFA Club World Cup trophy

Liverpool beat Flamengo to win first-ever FIFA Club World Cup trophy

Liverpool FC beat Flamengo of Brazil to become world champions for the first time in their 127-year history. Jürgen Klopp's men clinched the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup trophy after pipping Copa Libertadores winners 1-0 in extra time at the Khalifa International stadium in Doha, Qatar on Saturday evening. Liverpool qualified for the FIFA's competition which consists of the best top clubs from [...]

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    South Africa beat England to win Rugby World Cup

South Africa beat England to win Rugby World Cup

South Africa defeated England to secure a thoroughly deserved third Webb Ellis trophy in style in Yokohama, Japan at the Rugby World Cup. The Springboks made history as the first nation ever to lose a Rugby World Cup game - their opening Pool B clash with New Zealand - and go on to lift the cup. The South African team also became [...]

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    Nigeria lose out as England name Tammy Abraham, Tomori in Euro qualifiers squad

Nigeria lose out as England name Tammy Abraham, Tomori in Euro qualifiers squad

Chelsea duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori have been called up by England for the 2020 Euro qualifiers. Gareth Southgate's Three Lions side will take on the Czech Republic away on October 11, before travelling to Bulgaria three days later. Abraham and Tomori have had great performances with Chelsea since the start of the 2019/20 English Premier League season. Abraham has scored [...]

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    Tammy Abraham set to accept England over Nigeria

Tammy Abraham set to accept England over Nigeria

Nigeria is set to miss out on the services of Tammy Abraham, Chelsea football star, as he is rumoured to be on the verge to pledge his allegiance to England. According to Telegraph UK, Gareth Southgate, England's head coach, has shown interest for the in-form striker with respect to the Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria. The 21-year-old talented [...]

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    US beats England to reach Women’s World Cup final

US beats England to reach Women’s World Cup final

The United States of America’s women soccer team defeated England 2-1 in an entertaining match on Tuesday at the Stade de Lyon to qualify for their third successive World Cup final. The US took a 10th-minute lead through Christen Press but England equalized through Ellen White nine minutes later. Alex Morgan, joint top scorer in the competition with White, scored what proved to [...]

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    Sex diseases ‘on the increase’ in England

Sex diseases ‘on the increase’ in England

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    First African goal not enough as Tunisia lose 2-1 to England

First African goal not enough as Tunisia lose 2-1 to England

Tunisia scored the first goal by an African side at the 2018 World Cup but it was not enough to ensure victory as two strikes from Harry Kane helped England to a 2-1 win. [...]

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    Eagles will get good result against Czech, says Mikel

Eagles will get good result against Czech, says Mikel

John Mikel Obi, Super Eagles captain, says Nigeria will have a strong start in the friendly game against the Czech Republic on Wednesday. Mikel said the friendly game played against England was "a good test" for the squad. “The game against England was a good test for us, we played well in the second half. In the first half, we didn’t get going [...]

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    Iwobi craves long term stay at Arsenal

Iwobi craves long term stay at Arsenal

Super Eagles forward, Alex Iwobi, says he hopes to be an Arsenal player for a long time. Iwobi said Arsenal had always been his dream club, adding that he is "always proud" to be a Gunner. "It has always been my childhood dream . I have been playing for Arsenal since I was six," Iwobi told Mirror UK. "The fact I am representing [...]

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England Vs Nigeria: Six things we learnt in Eagles 1-2 loss to Three Lions

Nigeria fell 2-1 to England for the second time in 22 years after their meeting at Wembley Stadium on Saturday in an international friendly. Both teams were looking to assess their charges ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The Three Lions settled quickly and started to look for chances to score. The opening came to them in the 7th minute [...]

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    Mikel talks England friendly: Why we didn’t play well in first half

Mikel talks England friendly: Why we didn’t play well in first half

In the aftermath of the Super Eagles' 1-2 loss to England, captain John Mikel Obi has analysed his team's performance. Mikel said the team was lacklustre in the first half, partly attributing it to the defensive formation of the English side. He said the Eagles "played five at the back as well" in the second half, hence, the improved performance. "In the first half [...]

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    Super Eagles player ratings vs England

Super Eagles player ratings vs England

Super Eagles showed their good and bad sides in the 2-1 defeat against England at Wembley stadium. Gernot Rohr's boys went through a shambolic first half but redeemed themselves in the second to half the deficit. World Cup qualifiers hero, Alex Iwobi, was again, particularly impressive despite the defeat. Francis Uzoho: The Deportivo La Coruna reserve keeper looks like the chosen [...]

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    Iwobi scores but England beat Nigeria in World Cup warm-up

Iwobi scores but England beat Nigeria in World Cup warm-up

The Super Eagles lost 2-1 to the Three Lions in a pre-World Cup game at the Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Dele Alli, a player of Nigerian descent, was showered with boos every time he touched the ball while Iwobi, another player who had the option of playing for Nigeria and England, scored in the international friendly. Gary Cahill's stunning header gave Gareth Southgate's [...]

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    Carl Ikeme ‘devastated’ to miss World Cup

Carl Ikeme ‘devastated’ to miss World Cup

Carl Ikeme says he is devastated that he won't be a part of the Super Eagles contingent to the World Cup. The goalkeeper took to Twitter to vent his frustration and to also wish the Super Eagles good luck as the team continues preparation towards the tournament in Russia. The Wolverhampton Wanderers player did not play a game in the 2017/18 season [...]

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    England vs Nigeria: Talking points, key battle and possible lineups

England vs Nigeria: Talking points, key battle and possible lineups

The Super Eagles and the Three Lions will battle for bragging rights at the Wembley Stadium on Saturday. It will be the Eagles' penultimate friendly match before heading to Russia for the World Cup. The Nigerian team was average against DR Congo on Monday; a match where Gernot Rohr paired Joel Obi and Oghenekaro Etebo in central midfield and utilised Tyrone [...]

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