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Messi hat-trick fires Argentina into World Cup

Quito, Ecuador | AFP |  Lionel Messi scored a brilliant hat-trick as Argentina sealed their place at the 2018 World Cup with a 3-1 victory over Ecuador here Tuesday. Barcelona superstar Messi single-handedly rescued Argentina’s World Cup hopes as the South American giants came from behind to win in Quito. …

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DRC fined $20,000 by FIFA after crowd hurled bottles on pitch

  FIFA punishes Africans for World Cup offences Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  FIFA have punished numerous African nations for offences during 2018 World Cup qualifiers last month, the world football body said. Gabon forfeited by a mandatory 3-0 scoreline a match against Ivory Coast in Libreville for fielding …

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Moses leads Nigeria to another World Cup win

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Victor Moses opened and closed the scoring as Nigeria overcame Algeria 3-1 Saturday to take charge of their group in 2018 World Cup qualifying. Captain John Obi Mikel, a Chelsea team-mate of Moses, was also on target for Nigeria at a packed Uyo stadium …

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Headache for Micho as Zimbabwe mauls Uganda Cranes

Friendly result TUESDAY: Zimbabwe 2 Uganda 0 Nations Cup fixture SATURDAY: Botswana vs Uganda (live on SuperSport 5pm) Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic was left with a headache that he must sort in three days ahead of  his team’s 2017 AFCON qualifier against Botswana. Micho must ensure Cranes …

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Cranes and Lorenzen off to Zimbabwe

The Uganda Cranes team flew to Zimbabwe Sunday night enroute to their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Botswana this weekend.   @AFCON_2017 Last training before flying to Harare.Botswana we’re coming for you @OfficialFUFA @Airtel_Ug pic.twitter.com/7mjmaVT64k — Uganda Cranes (@UgandaCranes) May 29, 2016 Cranes head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic named …

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