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What have been the most recent major upsets in sport?

Sports are loved by all people around Africa for the fun and excitement they bring. Whether you like to simply watch them or make some money from games with sports betting offers, they are a very enjoyable way to spend time. This is true for any sport, be it soccer, basketball or the NFL. What is also true for all sports is how shock results can occur at times to upset the odds. Now that many of the major professional sports are underway again, this has been shown to be…

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Norwich City stun Manchester City in thriller

Norwich City produced a magnificent all-round display to inflict Manchester City’s first Premier League defeat since January at an ecstatic Carrow Road. The Canaries were ravaged by injuries with 11 players missing but made light of the handicap to take full advantage of a performance from the reigning champions that was careless in the extreme and characterised by chaotic defending. Kenny McLean rose unmarked to meet Emiliano Buendia’s corner after 18 minutes and Norwich doubled their advantage 10 minutes later when a flowing move started by Marco Stiepermann ended with…

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Samuel Eto’o finally ends his playing career

Four-time African player of the year Samuel Eto’o has signalled the end to his 22-year playing career. The ex-Cameroon and Barcelona forward, 38, posted on Instagram, stating: “The end, towards a new challenge.” Eto’o, his country’s record scorer with 56 goals in 118 games, also enjoyed brief stints in the English Premier League with Chelsea and Everton. Last year, after a short spell with Turkish side Konyaspor, he joined Qatar Sports Club, his last club. Eto’o joined Spanish giants Real Madrid in 1996 at the age of 16, but was limited to just three…

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Ghana: Football association adopts new statutes

The membership of the Ghana Football Association Congress on Thursday approved and adopted new Statutes at an extra ordinary congress held in the capital Accra. The statutes were proposed by a normalization committee that was put in place following the suspension of the Football association over corruption allegations involving its former President, Kwesi Nyantekyi. The adopted statutes did not go without resistance and counter Proposals. The new statutes will have 120 delegates with 12 executive council members. The new Executive council will be composed of 5 premier league representatives, 3…

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Gambia’s coach won’t ‘beg players to play’ for the Scorpions

Gambia coach Tom Saintfiet says he will not beg players to represent the Scorpions. He was responding to questions over players he omitted from The Gambia’s squad for upcoming 2022 World Cup preliminary round qualifiers against Angola. Saintfiet left out Hadjuk Split midfielder Hamza Barry, Saudi-based Bubacarr Steve Trawally and former Swansea winger Modou Barrow. The trio all declined invitations for June’s friendlies against Guinea and Morocco. “I don’t need to beg anyone to play for his country,” Saintfiet told reporters during squad unveiling. “If Steve (Bubacarr) Trawally, Hamza Barry…

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Champions League draw: Holders Liverpool drawn with Napoli

Holders Liverpool will face Napoli, Salzburg and Genk in the Champions League group stage this season. Premier League champions Manchester City were drawn alongside Shakhtar Donetsk, Dinamo Zagreb and Atalanta. Last year’s runners-up Tottenham are in a group with five-time European Cup winners Bayern Munich, plus Olympiakos and Red Star Belgrade. Chelsea must negotiate a group including 2019 semi-finalists Ajax, Valencia and Lille. European heavyweights Paris St-Germain and Real Madrid were drawn together in Group A while former winners Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund and Inter Milan will all meet in Group…

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Guinea-Bissau’s Ansu Fati gets the world talking

On Sunday Barcelona‘s newest star Ansu Fati made his debut and the wonder-kid from Guinea-Bissau has got the world talking. He became Barca’s second youngest player of all time at the age of just 16, coming off the bench in their 5-2 win over Real Betis. Fati joined the Catalan giants refusing an offer from Real Madrid despite Los Blancos offering a bigger financial package. He joined the famous La Masia academy at the age of 10 and rose through the ranks. Fati’s father Bori revealed that his son had…

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Jose Mourinho finally gets a job for the season

Former Chelsea and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has landed a job for the 2019/20 Premier League season. The Portuguese has been out of job in the Premier League since last December after Manchester United sacked him. He has always said he was anxious to return to coaching but has not received the right offer and project yet. Mourinho has now joined the Sky Sports punditry team for the 2019/20, according to the network. ✍️ NEW SEASON, NEW SIGNING ✍️ Three-time Premier League winner Jose Mourinho will join the Sky…

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Manchester City get title defence off in style

Raheem Sterling scored a hat-trick as Manchester City got their title defence off to a winning start with victory at West Ham in game that saw the video assistant referee play a significant role for the first time in the Premier League. The technology is making its debut in England’s top flight this season and, after last night’s curtain raiser between Liverpool and Norwich passed off without incident, it took centre-stage on Saturday. VAR was first called on when Gabriel Jesus appeared to have put City 3-0 up midway through…

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Liverpool beat Norwich 4-1 in EPL opener

Liverpool scored four first-half goals as they started the new Premier League season with a blistering performance to demolish newly-promoted Norwich City at Anfield. Norwich captain Grant Hanley scored the opening goal of the top-flight season when he sliced Divock Origi’s cross into his own net before Mohamed Salah opened his account after a pass by Roberto Firmino. German midfielder Marco Stipermann forced a fine save by Reds keeper Alisson before an unmarked Virgil van Dijk headed the third from Salah’s corner, Origi nodding the fourth after a stunning pass…

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