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Golden Ball for Draxler as Germany wins Confederations Cup

 Stindl tap-in wins Germany Confederations Cup Saint Petersburg, Russia | AFP | Lars Stindl’s simple tap-in, following a costly first-half blunder by Marcelo Diaz, was enough to give Germany a 1-0 win over Chile in the Confederations Cup final on Sunday. Diaz’s momentary lapse in concentration let Timo Werner rob …

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Rapid-fire Goretzka puts Germany in Confed Cup final

Sochi, Russia | AFP |  Germany booked their place in the Confederations Cup final as Leon Goretzka scored twice in a devastating opening spell to Thursday’s 4-1 semi-final win over Mexico. Attacking midfielder Goretzka ran riot in Sochi with goals on six and eight minutes before Timo Werner and substitute …

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Bravo is Chile’s hero in Confed Cup shoot-out as Portugal ejected

Kazan, Russia | AFP |  Claudio Bravo was Chile’s hero on Wednesday as they beat Portugal 3-0 in a penalty shoot-out in the Confederations Cup semi-finals. The Manchester City goalkeeper saved all three penalties from Portugal’s Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and Nani, while Arturo Vidal, Charles Aranguiz and Alexis Sanchez …

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Russia get off to winning start in Confederations Cup

Saint Petersburg, Russia | AFP |  Hosts Russia got off to a winning start at the Confederations Cup on Saturday, Fedor Smolov’s second-half goal sealing a 2-0 win over New Zealand in Saint Petersburg in the tournament opener. Russia went ahead in the first half of the Group A encounter …

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CECAFA tourney ‘dead’ as new ‘Gossage Cup’ starts

New East African competition starts  today Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | A new football competition for East African teams kicks off in Dar es Salaam on Monday featuring top league clubs from Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar. The inaugural SportPesa Super Cup is backed by the Kenyan and Tanzania football federations after …

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CECAFA looking for new Cup hosts after Kenya snub

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  The Confederation of East and Central Africa Football Associations (Cecafa) is looking for a new host for this year’s Senior Challenge Cup after Kenya backed out, officials said Thursday. Cecafa had sought Kenya’s approval after original hosts Sudan withdrew from staging the annual tournament for …

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Uganda Cup: Vipers leave KCCA double dream in balance

KCCA     0-2 Vipers Entebbe 0-1 Onduparaka KCCA’s hopes of winning their first ever double have been cast into doubt after losing 2-0 at home to Vipers. In a thrilling match played at Nakivubo stadium on Wednesday afternoon, Vipers scored in either half through Erisa Ssekisambu and Alfred Leku to hand …

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