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Raja end 15-year wait for CAF title despite defeat

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Moroccan club Raja Casablanca ended a 15-year wait for an African trophy by winning the CAF Confederation Cup in the Democratic Republic of Congo Sunday despite a 3-1 second-leg loss to V Club. Raja, who won the last edition of the CAF Cup in …

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History offers Ahly hope despite home draw

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Al Ahly of Egypt will be the seventh side to play away in the second leg of a CAF Champions League final having been held 1-1 on their own ground. Here is how the others fared: 1967 First leg: Asante Kotoko (GHA) 1 TP Englebert, …

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LIVE: Kenya election board announces poll results

LIVE: Kenya election board to announce poll results at 3.30pm Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenya’s election commission said the result of a highly contentious presidential election will be announced on Monday afternoon, despite voting not taking place in 25 protest-hit constituencies. “Having been satisfied that the results of the elections …

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Nadal eyes sweet sixteen against Anderson

New York, United States | AFP | Rafael Nadal can wrap up a 16th Grand Slam title and third at the US Open on Sunday but has to find a way past the almost unbreakable spirit of South Africa’s Kevin Anderson. The 31-year-old Spaniard, who captured a 10th Roland Garros …

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Stephens routs Keys for US Open title, first Slam crown

New York, United States | AFP |  Sloane Stephens, sidelined for 11 months by a left foot injury until returning in July, captured her first Grand Slam title by routing fellow American Madison Keys 6-3, 6-0 in Saturday’s US Open final. Stephens took a $3.7 million (3.07 million euros) top …

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