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Uganda win inaugural COSAFA Under-17 champs in style

  💠 COSAFA U-17 WOMEN’s CHAMPIONSHIP 🇺🇬 2 🇿🇦 1 Player of the tournament: 🇿🇦 Wade Golden boot: 🇺🇬 Juliet Nalukenge Golden gloves: 🇺🇬 Daphine Nyayenga Fair play: 🇧🇼 Botswana Port Luis, Mauritius | COSAFA.COM | Uganda have been crowned champions of the inaugural 2019 COSAFA Women’s Under-17 Championship after …

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Factfile of African champions Esperance

Tunis, Tunisia | AFP | Factfile for 2018 CAF Champions League winners Esperance of Tunisia: Captain: Khalil Chemmam Coach: Moine Chaabani (TUN) Winning team: Moez Ben Cherifia; Sameh Derbali, Chemmam, Mohamed Yakoubi, Ayman Ben Mohamed; Fousseny Coulibaly (CIV), Ghilane Chalal; Anice Badri, Saad Bguir, Youcef Belaili (ALG); Taha Yassine Khenessi …

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Five reasons why Morocco are CHAN champions

Casablanca, Morocco | AFP | Morocco ended 42 years without a senior national team football trophy by hosting and winning the African Nations Championship (CHAN) for home-based footballers at the weekend. It was the first success since the country won the 1976 Africa Cup of Nations by drawing with Guinea …

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The oldest champions in sport

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Five of the oldest champions in sport as Venus Williams attempts to become the oldest Grand Slam women’s champion on Saturday and Roger Federer seeks to be the most senior Wimbledon men’s champion of the Open era on Sunday: SERENA WILLIAMS — Serena won …

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Football: USM, Ahly Tripoli advance, 10-man Zamalek out

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | USM Alger of Algeria and Al Ahly Tripoli of Libya reached the CAF Champions League quarter-finals Sunday as 2016 runners-up Zamalek of Egypt bowed out with 10 men. A 4-1 home victory over CAPS United of Zimbabwe in Algiers ensured USM of top place …

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Manchester United beat Ajax 2-0 to win Europa League

FT Man. Utd 2 Ajax 0: Silence, applause as Man Utd and Ajax honour Manchester victims Stockholm, Sweden | AFP |  Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored as Manchester United defeated Ajax 2-0 in Wednesday’s Europa League final in Stockholm, a match played out against the emotional backdrop of Monday’s …

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Bayern are German champions – yet again

Football: Rampant Bayern win fifth straight German league title Berlin, Germany | AFP |  Bayern Munich were crowned Bundesliga champions for the fifth straight season on Saturday after Robert Lewandowski scored twice in a 6-0 thrashing of 10-man Wolfsburg. After second-placed RB Leipzig were held to a goalless draw by …

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Rag-tag Leicester turn tables on English elite

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Leicester City’s against-the-odds Premier League title success is a story of belief, dogged graft and inspirational leadership prevailing against the money-inflated complacency of England’s leading clubs. Exploiting the frailties of the presumed title favourites, the 5,000-1 outsiders surged to the summit and then held …

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HISTORIC: Leicester are Premier League Champions

Chelsea 2 Tottenham Spurs 2 London, United Kingdom | AFP | Leicester City’s remarkable season concluded today when they were crowned champions of England for the first time in their 132-year history without kicking a ball after second-placed Tottenham Hotspur were held by Chelsea. Claudio Ranieri’s men, 5,000/1 outsiders in …

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