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Brighton beat holders Liverpool 2-1 in FA Cup

Brighton beat holders Liverpool 2-1 in FA Cup

Liverpool’s disastrous season suffered another blow on Sunday as the holders were dumped out the FA Cup by a 2-1 defeat at Brighton. Kaoru Mitoma’s brilliant control and finish in stoppage time earned the Seagulls a place in the...

Osimhen scores as Napoli defeat Roma 2-1

Osimhen scores as Napoli defeat Roma 2-1

Victor Osimhen and Giovanni Simeone ensured Napoli continued their march towards a first Serie A title in over three decades with the decisive goal in a 2-1 win over Roma which pushed the team 13 points clear of the...

Palace set to sign Osayi-Samuel for €11.3m

Palace set to sign Osayi-Samuel for €11.3m

Crystal Palace, is on the verge of completing a January move for Fenerbahce right-back Bright Osayi-Samuel, PUNCH Sports Extra reports. According to a Turkish media outlet, As Marca, Palace are prepared to pay €11.3m for the Nigerian defender who...

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan named Africa’s Best Female Athlete

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan named Africa’s Best Female Athlete

Nigeria’s Tobiloba Amusan has been named Africa’s Best Female Athlete for the Year 2022. The latest honour was conferred on Amusan by the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) on Tuesday. Winner at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham where she...

Mbappe scores first hat-trick in World Cup final

France’s Kylian Mbappe has emerged as the first player to score a hat-trick in a World Cup final after lifting his team to level in the ongoing Mundial in Qatar.Mbappe converted an 80th-minute penalty and equalised with an acrobatic...

Messi on brink as Argentina look to salvage World Cup

Messi on brink as Argentina look to salvage World Cup

It was not supposed to be this way. Before the World Cup started, hopes were high in Argentina that Lionel Messi was set for a glorious swansong. The diminutive superstar with magic in his boots insisted he was in...

Cameroon-born Embolo’s goal sinks Indomitable Lions

Cameroon-born Embolo’s goal sinks Indomitable Lions

Fate played a tricky one on Yaounde-born Breel Embolo, as the lot fell on him to strike the dagger that condemned the land of his parents, Cameroon, to defeat at the ongoing Qatar 2022 World Cup. The 1-0 win...

Nigeria step up Cricket World Cup preparation

Nigeria step up Cricket World Cup preparation

Nigeria’s male national cricket team the Yellow Greens are in Zimbabwe for a week-long training tour ahead of their T20 Regional B World Cup Qualifier series billed for Rwanda. The Nigerian team arrived in Zimbabwe via the Robert Mugabe...

Ronaldo becomes first player to score in five World Cups

Ronaldo becomes first player to score in five World Cups

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score in five World Cups on Thursday as Portugal opened their campaign in Qatar with a 3-2 defeat of Ghana in Group H. Ronaldo shrugged off a tumultuous week which saw him...

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