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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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Football: Sunderland relegated from Premier League

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  David Moyes’s sorry Sunderland were relegated from the Premier League after a 1-0 home defeat against Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light on Saturday. Allied to Hull City’s 0-0 draw at Southampton, the result left Sunderland 13 points adrift of safety with only 12 …

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KCCA FC face Nigeria, Tunisia opponents next

CONFEDERATION CUP: Mazembe begin group campaign against Mounana Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Uganda’s KCCA have got a tough group in the CAF Confederation Cup where they will face Tunisian, Nigerian and Morocco opponents. FUS Rabat of Morocco, also former winners of the secondary competition, face Club Africain of Tunisia, Rivers …

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Hazard does it for Chelsea

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Eden Hazard fired Chelsea into the FA Cup final as the Belgian’s blistering strike ensured Antonio Conte’s selection gamble paid off in his side’s dramatic 4-2 win over Tottenham on Saturday. Blues boss Conte sprang a major surprise by starting with Hazard and Diego …

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Real Madrid v Atletico in Champions League semis

Nyon, Switzerland | AFP | Holders Real Madrid will face city rivals Atletico in the Champions League semi-finals next month and French surprise-package Monaco take on Juventus, following the draw on Friday. The all-Madrid showdown is a rerun of the 2014 and 2016 finals in Europe’s top club competition, with Real …

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Hat-trick hero Ronaldo first to 100 Champions League goals

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Cristiano Ronaldo made history by becoming the first player to reach 100 Champions League goals as he scored a hat-trick in Tuesday’s quarter-final second leg against Bayern Munich. The Portugal star, who racked up a century of goals in Europe in the first leg, headed in …

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Ochan the hero as KCCA shocks Egyptian giants El Masry

Goalkeeper Benjamin Ochan was the hero, with two saves in the post-match penalties and the winning shot, as KCCA dumped Egyptian side El Masry out of the Confederations Cup in Ismailia on Saturday night. Mike Mutebe’s KCCA football club now become the first Ugandan side to qualify for the group stages of the …

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Police say blasts were ‘targeted attack’ on Dortmund

Dortmund, Germany | AFP | German police said Tuesday that they believe the three explosions that rocked Dortmund’s team bus ahead of a Champions League game were directly targeted at the club. “We are assuming that they were a targeted attack against the Dortmund team,” said Dortmund city’s police chief …

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