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Firmino, Mane score brace each to keep Liverpool in EPL title race

Two goals each for Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane helped Liverpool to keep in touch with English Premier League (EPL) leaders Manchester City on Sunday. Juergen Klopp’s side secured a 4-2 win over lowly Burnley at Anfield on Sunday to move to 73 points, one point behind Manchester City, who beat Watford 3-1 on Saturday. […]

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Venus fights past frustrated Kvitova, Osaka takes Indian Wells stage

Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams rallied from a set and two breaks down to topple third-seeded Petra Kvitova 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 on Saturday and reach the third round at Indian Wells. “Today I just fought and tried my hardest,” said Williams, currently ranked 36th in the world. “Honestly, a double break is not ideal […]

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Visually impaired sports competition holds April 14

The 24th yearly Inter -House Sports competition of the Vocational Training Centre for the visually impaired will hold on April 14 at the Yaba College of Technology Sports Field. Two houses , Blue and Red, with 29 students in each House , will participate in events that include Tor Ball, Rounder’s Game ( male and […]

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Aina Makes Torino Squad For Frosinone Clash after passing fitness test

  Nigeria defender Ola Aina has been included in Torino’s 21-man squad for today’s Serie A away clash with Frosinone after passing a late fitness test. Aina was certfied fit for the game by the club doctors after Saturday’s training ahead of the match billed for the Stadio Benito Stirpe. The defender who had been under […]

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Emery to drop Ozil for Iwobi for United clash

Arsenal Manager, Unai Emery will start Nigeria international Alex Iwobi ahead of Mesut Ozil  for Sunday’s Premier League clash with Manchester United.   Ozil played 70 minutes of the European clash in France against Rennes, but has only started 14 Premier League matches for the Gunners this season. Emery is of the opinion that the […]

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Eagles Round-Up: Moses Suffers Defeat With Fenerbahce, Omeruo Starts, Mikel loses

Super Eagles capatin, John Mikel Obi ended up on the losing side with Middlesbrough who lost 2-1 at home to Brentford in the English Championship at the Riverside Stadium on Saturday. Obi who has been impressive for the Riversiide was booked in the 38th minute. Still in the English Championship, Semi Ajayi also ended on […]

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Caf Champions League: Lobi Stars lose to Mamelodi 3-0 In Pretoria

Lobi Stars failed to match their words with action against Mamelodi Sundowns who defeated their visitors 3-0 in their CAF Champions League matchday five fixture at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in South Africa on Saturday. Mamelodi who are regular campaigners in the continent’s flagship competition wasted no time in getting on the scorer’s sheet through […]

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Only sack can make me leave City–Guardiola 

Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola has dismissed reports linking him to Juventus. Reports from Italy on Saturday morning suggested that the Manchester City manager had been approached to replace Massimiliano Allegri, who has been linked to Real Madrid next season. “I don’t understand why someone says something on social media and everyone says it is […]

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Barcelona reopen seven-point lead at top of La Liga

  Barcelona have reopened a seven-point lead at the top of La Liga courtesy of a 3-1 win over relegation-threatened Rayo Vallecano at Camp Nou on Saturday night. Atletico Madrid cut the gap to four points ahead of kickoff in Catalonia by overcoming Leganes, but Barca came from behind to beat Rayo on home soil […]

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Balogun missing As Brighton beat Palace at Selhurst Park

  Nigeria defender, Leon Balogun was missing for Brighton in Saturday’s 2-1 win against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park in the English Premier League. The Nigeria international who has made eight league appearances for the Seagulls this season was expected to be included in the squad having been declared fit by manager Chris Hughton in […]

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