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I’m Lucky, Says Chelsea Coach, Sarri

Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri says he is happy in his role, in spite of persistent speculation he is close to a return to Italy. The Italian is fresh from winning the first major title of his managerial career with a 4-1 win on Wednesday over Arsenal in the UEFA Europa League final match in Baku. “You know very well that ...

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WAFU Cup Victory: Saraki Hails Super Falcons

 President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has lauded the Super Falcons for lifting the 2019 WAFU Cup following their soul-lifting display in the finals of the game last Saturday in Abidjan. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, said the country cannot but be proud about the patriotism and resilience ...

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Weah, Drogba, Eto’o, Toure, Other Football Legends Storm Lagos

African football legends both in Nigeria and abroad will on Saturday, May 18, storm the Agege Stadium in Lagos to feature in the testimonial match organised to honour the outgoing Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode. Among the stars that have confirmed their participation for the one day event include the President of Liberia and former World Footballer award winner, ...

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Breaking: Liverpool Demolish Barcelona In UEFA Champions League

Miracles do happen and Liverpool have just confirmed this in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League against Spanish giants Barcelona, overturning the latter’s massive advantage in the first leg and qualifying against all odds for the final. Barcelona came to Anfield with a 3-0 advantage, but a 7th minute goal by David Origi and a rapid double by ...

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The demonization of Caster Semenya continues

South Africa’s Caster Semenya in the moments before the women’s 800-meter final during the Diamond League athletics event in Doha, Qatar on May 3. The world champion easily won the race, but her future remains in doubt. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili) Bruce Kidd, University of Toronto Caster Semenya, one of the world’s greatest female middle-distance runners, may be forced to quit ...

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Liverpool Aim To Spoil Messi’s Champions League Dream

Jurgen Klopp has insisted Liverpool are ready to end Lionel Messi’s Champions League mission by beating Barcelona in the semi-finals. Messi has been rested for Barca’s last two league games and appears more motivated than ever in Europe, after pledging to “bring that beautiful cup back to Camp Nou” at the start of the season. But Klopp has warned his ...

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