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Messi’s Hat-trick Fires Argentina Into World Cup 

Lionel Messi fired Argentina into the World Cup with a brilliant hat-trick on Tuesday as South American champions Chile suffered a shock elimination. Messi single-handedly resurrected Argentina’s hopes in a 3-1 win over Ecuador in Quito that drew a line under a …

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Nine Hot World Cup Qualifying Matches Today

Nine matches will be played today as the 2018 World Cup qualifier is reaching its climax. Nigeria is among the 17 nations that have so far qualified. Egypt has also qualified from Africa. Below is today’s fixtures that will probably …

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Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar Top Ballon d’Or Nominees

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar headline an impressive 30-man shortlist unveiled on Monday for the 2017 Ballon d’Or world footballer of the year award. Portugal superstar Ronaldo is attempting to match Lionel Messi’s record by winning the prize for a fifth …

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Tunisia, Senegal, Morocco Set For World Cup

Tunisia, Senegal and Morocco are well placed to complete in November the five-nation African line-up for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Nigeria and Egypt secured places at the weekend with home victories over Zambia and Congo Brazzaville respectively, leaving …

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Salah Fires Egypt To 2018 World Cup

Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah converted a stoppage-time penalty to give Egypt a dramatic 2-1 win over Congo Brazzaville Sunday and a place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.  Salah put Egypt ahead during the second half in Alexandria only for Arnold …

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Spain Shrug Off Catalonia Crisis To Qualify For World Cup

Spain sealed their place in next year’s World Cup by routing Albania 3-0 on Friday in a match laced with political tension amidst Catalonia’s drive for independence and blighted by more jeers for Gerard Pique. Pique made his 92nd appearance at international …

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Nigeria international and Super Eagles forward Alexander Iwobi could be one of the danger men in the second leg qualifier against Zambia if he makes Nigeria’s starting eleven on Saturday in Uyo. The Super Eagles players are already in top shape for …

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Isco Stars In Politicised Madrid Win

Isco scored twice as Real Madrid reduced the gap on La Liga leaders Barcelona to seven points courtesy of a 2-0 win over Espanyol on a day where football was dragged into violent political clashes in Catalonia. Barca had earlier …

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Cavani, Neymar on target as PSG outclass Bayern

By AFP Edinson Cavani and Neymar both scored as Paris Saint-Germain claimed a convincing 3-0 victory over a disappointing Bayern Munich in their heavyweight Champions League clash in the French capital on Wednesday. PSG got off to a dream start …

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WAFU FINAL: Ghana defeats Nigeria

The Black Stars of Ghana have defeated the Super Eagles 4-1 at the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations final which was held on Sunday at the Cape Coast Stadium Ghana. However, Niger had claimed the bronze medal earlier in the …

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