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Bayern complete domestic double

Berlin, Germany | XINHUA |  Robert Lewandowski’s brace helped Bayern Munich to overpower Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 in the DFB Cup final to clinch their second piece of silverware of the 2019-2020 season on Saturday. The German record champions snatched their 20th German Cup title while the “Werkself” lifted their last …

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Uganda ends Eritrea run to win 15th CECAFA Cup title

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP & URN |  Uganda beat Eritrea 3-0 to win the Cecafa Cup for the 15th time on Thursday and become East Africa’s most successful side in the regional competition. Goals from Bright Anukani, Mustafa Kizza and Joel Madondo saw Johnathan McKinstry’s side triumph against the resurgent …

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CECAFA: Minnows Eritrea stun Kenya, set up Uganda final

  ✳️ Eritrea 🇪🇷 4 Kenya 🇰🇪 1 ✳ Uganda 🇺🇬1 Tanzania 🇹🇿 0 Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Unheralded Eritrea stunned holders Kenya 4-1 to reach their first Cecafa Challenge Cup final in Kampala on Tuesday. The Eritreans are competing at the Central and Eastern African eight-team tournament after years …

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Hard times for Orlando Pirates as Micho quits

Orlando Pirates lose three matches, coach within eight days Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  Famed South African club Orlando Pirates suffered a third straight loss Saturday, just hours after Serb coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic quit amid an early-season crisis. The Soweto side, whose popularity in the republic is matched …

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Higuain determined to leave, says AC Milan coach Gattuso

Milan, Italy | AFP | Gonzalo Higuain has made up his mind to leave AC Milan, coach Gennaro Gattuso said on Saturday amid speculation linking the striker to Premier League side Chelsea. Higuain joined Milan on a season-long loan from Juventus in July with an option to make the deal …

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Arsenal host Man Utd in FA Cup 4th round

London, United Kingdom | AFP | The FA Cup’s two most successful ever sides will meet in the fourth round as Arsenal host Manchester United in the last 32. Premier League champions Manchester City are at home to Burnley, while Tottenham face a tough trip to Crystal Palace. Holders Chelsea …

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Mahrez brace helps Algeria qualify for Cup of Nations

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez scored twice as Algeria trounced Togo 4-1 in Lome on Sunday to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon. Mauritania, for the first time, Guinea and the Ivory Coast later raised to 13 the number …

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Reus’s extra-time penalty gives Dortmund German Cup win

Berlin, Germany | AFP | Marco Reus’s 120th-minute penalty broke Union Berlin hearts and sent Borussia Dortmund stumbling into the third round of the German Cup with an epic 3-2 win on Wednesday. Sebastian Polter had twice brought Union back from behind, but the second division side’s spirited resistance was …

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