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Ighalo stars as Man United crush Austrian side LASK 5 – 0

Manchester United kept their Champions League dream very much on track with a comfortable 5-0 win against Austrian side LASK in a game where their January signings shone.Some players need time to adapt to a new league and a...

Liverpool out of the Champions League, lose 4 – 2 to Atletico

Holders Liverpool crashed out of the Champions League in the last 16 after Atletico Madrid scored three goals in extra time to earn a shock 3-2 victory at Anfield on Wednesday that sent them through 4-2 on aggregate.After falling...

Sarr destroys Liverpool’s invincibility dream

Senegalese international and Watford record signing Ismaila Sarr, was in a blistering form in his first start for his club putting runner way premier league leaders to the sword, scoring two quick goals before unselfishly setting up Deeney instead...

Arsenal’s African imports continue to set records

Ghanaian international Eddie Nketiah’s equalizer in Sunday’s Premier League tie between Arsenal and Everton saw the Gunners get a goal and assist by two under-21 players.The last time this was achieved was in September 2008 when Nicklas Bendtner was...

African stars sparkle as Arsenal return to wining ways

Arsenal returned to winning ways in English premier league on Sunday with their two African forwards - Pierre Aubameyang and Nicolas Pepe, scoring a goal apiece.Another African import, Bukayo Saka provided his assists in all competitions for the season,...

Sadio Mane strikes as Liverpool moves 25 points clear

Senegalese international Sadio Mane struck as Liverpool overcame Storm Dennis and feisty basement club Norwich to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League table to 25 points on Saturday.Jurgen Klopp's runaway league leaders were short of...

Solskjaer backs Ighalo to make instant impact against Chelsea despite quarantine

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists new signing Odion Ighalo does not need to know his Manchester United team-mates to be an instant hero at Chelsea on Monday.Ighalo will only meet the rest of United's squad for the first time on...

Man City handed 2-year ban from Champions League, fined €30m

European football governing body, UEFA has banned defending English champion, Manchester City from competing in the Champions League for two years.UEFA handed down the punishment, which includes a €30 million fine (£25m/$33m), to the Premier League giants for breaching...

Odion Ighalo kept away from Manchester United team mates over Coronavirus fears

Odion Ighalo, Manchester United's January signing from China, has been training away from the club's facilities as a precaution due to the coronavirus outbreak, British media reported on Thursday.The 30-year-old Nigerian international striker joined United on loan until the...

Nigeria names Joseph Yobo as assistant Super Eagles coach

Nigeria have appointed former captain and ex-Everton of England defender, Joseph Yobo as the assistant coach of the senior national team, Super Eagles.The 39-year-old will work with manager Gernot Rohr and replaces Imama Amapakabo in the technical crew, according...
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