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AFCON 2019 Latest: South Africa eliminate Egypt as Bafana Bafana beat Pharaohs 1-0

Bafana Bafana, South Africa’s national team stunned hosts, the Pharaohs of Egypt as Thembinkosi Lorch scored on 85 minutes to give South Africa a historic 1-0 victory in a pulsating last-16 clash in Cairo Saturday. After three woeful group performances, South Africa were rank outsiders against the record seven-time African champions. Read Also Nigeria beat Cameroon 3-2 Read more

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Liverpool trash Messi’s Barcelona in UEFA Champions League greatest comeback

Liverpool produced one of the greatest comebacks in Champions League history to beat Barcelona 4-0 on Tuesday, overturning a three-goal first-leg deficit and advancing to their second successive final with a 4-3 aggregate victory. Two goals each from stand-in forward Divock Origi and halftime substitute Georginio Wijnaldum left Lionel Messi and Barcelona utterly shell-shocked by a Liverpool performance full of passion, Read more

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Eriksen seals Tottenham’s top four spot

Christian Eriksen consolidated Tottenham Hotspur’s place in the Premier League’s top four as his superb late strike sealed a hard-fought 1-0 win over struggling Brighton on Tuesday. Mauricio Pochettino’s third-placed side dominated from start to finish at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, but a combination of brave Brighton defending and poor finishing kept the match in Read more

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Football Star Salah Calls For Change In Treatment Of Women In Muslim World

Egyptian football star Mohamed “Mo” Salah has called for a change in the way women are treated in the Muslim world, in an interview with Time magazine published Wednesday. The 26-year-old Liverpool forward was named one of the US magazine’s 100 most influential figures of the year, alongside other athletes including Tiger Woods, LeBron James Read more