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10 Players To Watch At AFCON 2019

By Ikem Aginam 10. Percy Tau – South Africa Club: Union SG/on loan from Brighton & Hove Albion (Belgium and England) The 25-year old helped Bafana Bafana qualify for the African Cup of Nations scoring 4 goals during the qualifiers. He is arguably South Africa’s most dangerous player and will be heavily involved in Bafana Bafana’s attack this summer. Percy ...

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AFCON: Madagascar Humble Super Eagles 2-0

Madagascar senior national football team on Sunday shocked Nigeria’s Super Eagles 2-0 in the teams last group match at ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. The result means that Nigeria will play the Round of 16 encounter as runner-up of Group B, while Madagascar top the group. (NAN)

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AFCON: Nigeria Beat Guinea, Qualify For Round Of 16

Super Eagles of Nigeria have beat their Guinean opponents 1-0 at 2019 AFCON in Egypt. With this victory, Super Eagles lead in Group B with six points from two matches and have qualified for the Round of 16. The News Agency of Nigeria reports the result makes the Nigerian side the first team to progress from the first round at ...

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Champions Emerge In NNPC/SNEPCo Junior Tennis Tournament

Suleiman Ibrahim has emerged the 2019 Champion in the U-16 category of the just-concluded NNPC/SNEPCo Junior Tennis Tournament held at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club. Ibrahim from Junior Secondary School, Durumi in Abuja, came back after losing his first set 3-10 against David Dawariye from Faith Baptist High School, Diobu,Rivers State, finishing 10-4 and 12-10 in a tie break. But in the Girls ...

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Updated: Liverpool Win Champions League

English giant, Liverpool, have won this year’s European Champions League. The team beat Tottenham Hotspur in Madrid, Spain, on Saturday by 2-0. For achieving this feat, Liverpool are €108.9 million richer. Finalists Tottenham Hotspur are also smiling to the bank as they earn €104 million for their achievement. UEFA’s distribution formula shows that Liverpool will get €15.5m participation bonus, €8.1 ...

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U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles Qualify For Knockout Stage

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles on Thursday advanced to the knockout stage of the ongoing FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Poland, in a miraculous way despite playing 1-1 draw with Ukraine in the last Group D encounter. The match played at the Bielsko-Biala Stadium saw the Flying Eagles and their Ukrainian counterparts employing their tried-and-tested strategy of congesting the middle with three ...

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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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