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Mahrez hands Algeria 2019 AFCON ticket

Riyad Mahrez scored two stunning goals as former winners Algeria qualified for next year’s African Nations Cup finals on Sunday, with Guinea, Mauritania and the Ivory Coast also sealing their places. Mahrez struck twice in the opening half hour as Algeria, who won the continental title in 1990, sped into a three-goal lead away against Togo before eventually winning 4-1. […]

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Super Falcons Lose to South Africa at AWCON2018

Defending champions Nigeria Super Falcons on Sunday at Cape Coast in Ghana lost 0-1 to rivals South Africa in their opening match at the 11th Women’s Africa Cup of Nations. in spite of the superiority in experience of the Nigerian side, they failed to translate that into dominance. The South Africans gave them no breathing space though, standing up to […]

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Volkswagen votes $50b on electric cars

German auto giant Volkswagen said Friday it will invest 44 billion euros by 2023 in the smarter, greener cars of the future as it ramps up efforts to shake off the “dieselgate” emissions cheating scandal. Over the coming five years, VW said it aims to spend “almost 44 billion euros” ($50 billion) on electric, self-driving and connected cars as well […]

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Zverev books Federer at ATP Finals

Alexander Zverev set up a last-four clash against Roger Federer in the ATP Finals after seeing off John Isner 7-6 (7/5), 6-3 on Friday while Novak Djokovic will take on Kevin Anderson. Zverev played American giant Isner at London’s O2 Arena knowing a win by any scoreline would take him through to the semi-finals of the season-ending tournament. The turning […]

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Davido, Pogba jam in Dubai

Nigeria’s singer Davido met with Manchester United and France midfielder Paul Pogba in Dubai on Friday, the day Pogba was also seen with Barcelona striker Lionel Messi. Davido appears to be familiar with Pogba’s family as he had also in August jammed with Paul’s twin brother, Mathias at a party. Davido and Pogba in Dubai It was not clear what […]

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Djokovic, Federer endorse lucrative ATP Cup from 2020

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer have endorsed ATP Cup, a new men’s team competition just a day after the Serbian raised concerns over the timing of the event, which will take place shortly after the revamped Davis Cup. The ATP Cup, announced by the ATP and Tennis Australia on Thursday during the ATP Finals in London, will be played from […]

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Welbeck Sent To Hospital After Suffering Horrific Ankle Injury

Arsenal suffered an injury blow during their Europa League tie against Sporting on Thursday as Danny Welbeck was forced to leave the pitch on a stretcher. Welbeck, who scored the winning goal in the reverse fixture in Portugal, was replaced by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the 29th minute of the game. The Arsenal forward was challenging Sporting full-back Bruno Gaspar for […]

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Kano Pillars appoints Baleria interim coach

Top Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Kano Pillars FC, on Wednesday announced the appointment of former Flying Eagles coach, Kabiru Baleria, as the interim head coach of the club. Kano Pillars FC, runners-up in the 2018 AITEO Cup, said that Baleria’s appointment was with immediate effect pending the appointment of substantive technical adviser. The Media Officer of the club, […]