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Mazembe, Swallows Make CAF Champions League Group Stage

TP Mazembe of DR Congo, Al Ahly of Egypt, Swaziland’s Mbabane Swallows and Primeiro de Agosto of Angola, have qualified for the group stage of CAF Champions league. Mazembe won their ticket on Saturday in Beira, Mozambique despite losing 0-3 to their hosts UD Songo. Mazembe proceeded to the group stage 4-3 on aggregate on the wings of a 4-0 from the ...

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Barcelona Knock Out Chelsea

Barcelona thumped Chelsea 3-0 at Camp Nou on Wednesday in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16, to move into the quarter-finals. Bayern Munich also qualified for the quarter-finals on Wednesday, after beating Besiktas 3-1, to amass an aggregate 8-1. The Catalans who held Chelsea 1-1 in London two weeks ago, won 4-1 aggregate, with Lionel ...

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Southampton Sack Coach Pellegrino

Struggling Premier League club Southampton have sacked Argentinian manager Mauricio Pellegrino with only eight matches remaining in the league season. Pellegrino took over at St Mary’s on a three-year deal last June, but Southampton announced in a statement Monday night that they had parted company with the 46-year-old with the club only one place and one point above the relegation ...

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Disgrace As West Ham Fans Invade Pitch And Confront Club’s Owners

West Ham fans brought shame on their club as they stormed the pitch FOUR times and confronted the owners amid toxic riots during their 3-0 defeat by Burnley on Saturday. Goals from Ashley Barnes and Chris Wood fired the visitors in front in the second half at the London Stadium and sparked protests with hundreds of supporters remonstrating in front of the ...

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Juventus, Man City Roll Into UEFA Quarter-Finals, Tottenham Out

Juventus qualified for the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday after a 2-1 win away to Tottenham Hotspur in their last 16 second leg. Son Heung-Min had put Spurs ahead on the night, six minutes before half-time at Wembley, after the clubs drew 2-2 in the first leg in Italy last month. However, Gonzalo Higuain levelled the scores in the 64th ...

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Unai Emery Set For PSG Exit After Madrid Knockout

Unai Emery may well be packing his load tonight as coach of the expensively Paris Saint Germain team, after they were dumped out of the UEFA Champions League by holders Real Madrid in Paris. Cristiano Ronaldo and Casemiro got the goals for Real Madrid as the holders won 2-1 away to a Paris Saint-Germain side missing Neymar to secure their ...

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FIFA Agent Commends Gov Dickson’s Vision For Sports

Nigeria’s only FIFA Match Agent and Chief Executive Officer of Monimichelle Sports Facility Construction Limited, Ebi Egbe, has lauded Governor Henry Seriake Dickson’s effort towards repositioning sports in Bayelsa State. Egbe, who is popularly known as Moni Love, told journalists at his head office in Yenagoa that Governor Dickson is sports personified, taking into consideration the number of projects undertaken ...

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Winter Olympics: Eiegbeleye Commends Team Nigeria

Nigeria’s Chef de Mission to the 2018 Winter Olympics, Gbenga Elegbeleye, says he was impressed with the performance of Team Nigeria that made its debut in the Pyeongchang Games. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria’s Bobsled and Skeleton teams participated in the Winter Olympics for the first time at the 2018 Pyeongchang Games in South Korea. The ...

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Restoration Cup Kicks Off In March

…communities, tertiary institutions battle for N11m prize money The second edition of the Governor Seriake Dickson Football Competition, tagged, The Restoration Cup 2018, will kick off in March. Director General of the competition, Ono Akpe, who disclosed this in Yenagoa, reiterated that this year’s edition is strictly for communities as well as tertiary institutions in Bayelsa state. A statement signed ...

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Mohamed Salah: Liverpool Premier League Title Win Is My Dream

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah says he dreams of winning the Premier League and wants to do “something special” in this season’s Champions League. The Anfield club can go second in the league by beating West Ham on Saturday and lead Porto 5-0 after the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie. Egypt international Salah has scored 22 goals in ...

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