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Messi Hits Four As Barca Maintain Perfect Start

Lionel Messi added four more goals to his soaring early season tally as a much-changed Barcelona maintained their 100 percent start to La Liga by routing Eibar 6-1 on Tuesday. Paulinho and Denis Suarez also netted for the second consecutive game as Barca stretched their lead at the top of La Liga to seven points over Real Madrid, who host ...

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Manchester United Thrash Everton 4-0

Romelu Lukaku scored against his former club as Manchester United thrashed Everton to move joint-top of the Premier League. Wayne Rooney’s return to Old Trafford ended in a dismal defeat – embossed by three late goals – which sent Everton into the bottom three. The Toffees have endured a dire start to the season and have not scored a goal ...

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Man. City Hammers Watford 6-0

Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick as Manchester City moved top of the table and handed Watford their heaviest ever top-flight defeat. Previously unbeaten Watford could have also topped the Premier League with a win against Pep Guardiola’s side, but they were undone by City’s prolific attack who have now scored 15 goals in three matches. Aguero headed home a Kevin ...

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Afrobasket: D’Tigers Beat Senegal 76-71, Meet Tunisia In Final

  Nigeria’s Senior men Basketball team, D’Tigers defeated Senegal 76-71 points in a semi-final of the 2017 FIBA Afrobasket encounter on Friday night. Nigeria will meet Tunisia, who jointly host the competition with Senegal, having won their semi-final encounter against Morocco 60-52 points. Nigeria’s match against Senegal was tagged ‘final before final’ by fans of African basketball and it proved ...

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Paris, LA To Host 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games

Paris and Los Angeles have been named as hosts of the 2024 and 2028 summer Games respectively by the International Olympic Committee. Both cities had wanted to host the 2024 event, before LA agreed to wait an extra four years after the IOC made guarantees on funding. The Paris Games, which had fallen short with bids for 2008 and 2012, ...

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Tottenham Hotspurs 3-1 Borussia Dortmund

  Harry Kane scored twice as Tottenham beat Borussia Dortmund to get their Champions League campaign off to a positive start and end their winless run at Wembley. Kane’s instinct in front of goal was the difference as Spurs were largely forced on the back foot by an impressive German side who dominated territory and possession. His first goal – ...

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Mbappe Nets Debut Strike As PSG Thrash Metz

  Kylian Mbappe scored on his debut as Paris Saint-Germain eased to a 5-1 away thumping of 10-man Metz in Ligue 1 on Friday. Neymar’s pin-point through ball created the opening goal for Edinson Cavani in the 31st minute, only for Emmanuel Riviere to head in an equaliser before half-time. But the game was all but ended in the space ...

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Salisu Picks Ezenwa, 17 Others For WAFU Cup

Head Coach of the home –based Super Eagles squad, Salisu Yusuf has selected goalkeepers Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Dele Ajiboye, and 16 other players for this month’s West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations tournament for senior national teams taking place in Ghana. Energetic midfielder Rabiu Ali and forward Kingsley Eduwo, who both scored as the Eagles prevailed 2-0 over Benin ...

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