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Salah Scores Hat-Trick To Send Liverpool To Top Of Premier League

Liverpool delivered a clear sign they intend to push Manchester City all the way in the Premier League with an emphatic 4-0 victory at Bournemouth on Saturday that was capped by a hat-trick from Mohamed Salah. This victory, the Reds’ fifth consecutive league win, secured with the additional help of a Steve Cook own-goal, extended Jurgen Klopp’s side’s unbeaten start ...

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Modric Wins Ballon d’Or As Mbappe Wins Young Player Of The Year

Luka Modric saw off competition from France’s World Cup stars as the Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder won the Ballon d’Or on Monday to end a 10-year stranglehold on the award by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Modric, 33, was announced as the winner of the prestigious prize in Paris ahead of Ronaldo and French World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann. ...

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Mo Salah, Ighalo, Iwobi, Musa Jostle For CAF Player Of The Year

Three Nigerian players, Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo and Alex Iwobi were among the 34 African players nominated to vie for CAF’s flagship award, Player of the Year. Mohamed Salah of Liverpool leads Egypt’s three nominees that included, Ahmed Gomaa of El Masry and Walid Soliman of Al Ahly. Morocco led the nominations with four players: Ayoub El Kaabi who plays ...

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Lucky Super Falcons Edge Cameroon For AWCON Final

Nigeria’s Super Falcons have qualified for the final of the Total 2018 CAF African Women Nations Cup final, edging Cameroon 4-2 in penalty shootout. The first semifinal game of the 2018 African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) played at the Accra Sports Stadium, which saw the Indomitable Lionesses dominating the proceedings, ended 0-0 at regulation time. With an extra 30 ...

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Esperance Stun Al Ahly To Win CAF Champions League

Against expectations, Esperance of Tunisia stunned Al Ahly of Egypt 3-0 Friday night in Rades to win a third CAF Champions League title. They had trailed the eight-time winners 1-3 last week in the first leg in Alexandria. Esperance also scooped N900 million ($2.5 million or 2.2 million euros) prize money, apart from qualifying automatically for the 2018 FIFA Club ...

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Didier Drogba Retires From Football

Former Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba has ended his glittering football career. Drogba, now 40 years old, decided to hang his boots after his team, Phoenix Rising, which he part-owned lost to Louisville City in the USL Cup final. It was the final of U.S. football’s second tier. According to BBC Sport, co-owner of Rising,  Berke Bakay thanked Drogba ...

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Juventus Are Champions League ‘Super Favourites’ – Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho claimed that Juventus are “super favourites” to win this season’s Champions League ahead of their clash in Turin on Wednesday. Three-time winners United are second in Group H after three games on four points — five behind leaders Juventus who are poised to qualify for the last 16. Mourinho said that United would not be ...

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