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KCCA to face Angolan giants Petro Luanda

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | KCCA will take on another Angolan side for a place in the African Champions League group stages, according to the CAF draw. KCCA have good memories of their last match against Angolans, after they edged CD Primeiro de Agosto in 2017. Winners qualify for …

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Salah destroys Arsenal

Liverpool, United Kingdom | THE INDEPENDENT | Liverpool chalked up a third straight Premier League win by beating Arsenal 3-1 at Anfield on Saturday evening. Joel Matip’s fifth goal for the Reds, this a powerful header at the Kop end, edged the hosts ahead after a first half with promising …

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Three things we learned from the Premier League

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  The Premier League returned with a bang as title rivals Manchester City and Liverpool enjoyed goal sprees, while VAR controversies hogged the headlines. Here, AFP Sport looks at three things we learned from the opening weekend of the English top-fight season: Man City, Liverpool …

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KCCA are regional soccer kings

KCCA  🇺🇬 1 Azam 🇹🇿  0 Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mike Mutebi’s KCCA Football Club has lifted the 2019 CECAFA Kagame Club Championship title. KCCA FC stopped defending champions Azam FC (Tanzania) 1-0 in the final played at Kigali Stadium, Nyamirambo, on Sunday. Mustafa Kiiza scored the lone goal in the …

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Factfiles of Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Factfiles of 24 qualifiers for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt between June 21 and July 19: Algeria Qualifying results: Benin 2-0 home 0-1 away, Gambia 1-1 1-1, Togo 1-0 4-1 Scorers: Bounedjah 3, Mahrez 2, Abeid, Attal, Bensebaini, Hanni 1 each Coach: …

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Henry, Vieira reunion ends in stalemate on Cote d’Azur

Paris, France | AFP | It was honours even between Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira as the old France and Arsenal teammates clashed for the first time as coaches on Wednesday in a controversy-laden 1-1 draw between Monaco and Nice. The presence of the two greats in the respective dugouts …

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