Author Archives: Nathan Quao

Ronaldo scores 50th career hat-trick as Real Madrid beat Girona 6-3

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 37 goals in all competitions for Real Madrid this season, including 21 in his past 11 games (Image credit: Getty Images)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the 50th hat-trick of his career as Real Madrid beat Girona to move up to third in La Liga. Ronaldo converted Toni Kroos’ pass, but Cristhian Stuani’s header made it 1-1. Real retook the lead with a powerful strike from Ronaldo and he then set up Lucas Vazquez for the hosts’ third before completing his hat-trick. Stuani ...

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CAF CL: Aduana thumped 4-0 by ES Setif

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Ghana’s Aduana Stars suffered a 4-0 humiliation at the hands of ES Setif of Algeria in final qualifying round of the CAF Champions League on Sunday. The Ghana Premier League champions were holding a 1-0 lead from the first leg but that quickly vanished when Mourad Benayad scored for Setif in the 28th minute. He grabbed the game’s second in the ...

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Champions League draw: Liverpool face Manchester City in quarter-finals

Manchester City have won one of the past seven Premier League games against Liverpool (Image credit: Reuters)

Manchester City will face Liverpool in an all-Premier League Champions League quarter-final. Runaway leaders City suffered their only defeat in the league this season at Liverpool on 14 January, while Pep Guardiola’s side beat the Reds 5-0 at Etihad Stadium last September. The first leg will take place at Anfield on 3-4 April, with the return the following week on ...

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Another court injunction in the works over the Ghana Premier League?

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Despite the Accra High Court’s decision on Thursday to throw out Great Olympics’ application for an injunction on the Ghana Premier League, Citi Sports investigations reveal that there could still be some more drama in the offing. This is because a concerned football fan and a whistleblower, Enock Yarboi, has revealed that he has filed a case against the GFA ...

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England call-ups for uncapped quartet as Jack Wilshere earns recall

James Tarkowski, Nick Pope, Alfie Mawson and Lewis Cook have all enjoyed impressive Premier League campaigns

England manager Gareth Southgate has named four uncapped players in his 27-man squad to face the Netherlands and Italy on 23 and 27 March. Burnley’s James Tarkowski and Nick Pope, plus Swansea defender Alfie Mawson and Bournemouth midfielder Lewis Cook have all been included. There are also places for Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere and Danny Welbeck. Injured Tottenham striker Harry Kane ...

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Dogboe-Magdaleno bout moved to April 28

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Ghana’s Isaac Dogboe (18-0, 12 KOs) will have to wait a little longer for his title shot versus WBO world super bantamweight champion Jessie Magdaleno (25-0, 18 KOs). Magdaleno-Dogboe has been moved from April 14 to April 28, and will now take place at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The bout was originally set to be the co-feature to ...

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JUST IN: Great Olympics appeal dismissed; league to start this weekend

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An Accra High Court has dismissed Accra Great Olympics’ request to place an interlocutory injunction on the Ghana premier league, paving the way for the competition to start this weekend. In presenting their case, Olympics asked for an extension of the injunction period to one month within which the GFA would hear their protest against Elmina Sharks but that has ...

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Ghana makes no movement in latest FIFA Rankings

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Ghana remained in 54th position in the latest Coca Cola FIFA Ranking released on Thursday. The latest rankings see the Black Stars behind the likes of Venezuela (48) and Jamaica (49) in the world. The Black Stars, however, still remain the 8th ranked team in Africa behind Tunisia, Senegal, DR Congo, Morocco, Egypt, Cameroon and Nigeria who occupy the top ...

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Messi stars as Barcelona beat Chelsea 3-0

Lionel Messi scored his 99th and 100th Champions League goals for Barcelona (Image credit: EPA)

Chelsea went out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage as Barcelona forward Lionel Messi punished an error-ridden display in the Nou Camp. Following a 1-1 draw in the first leg, the visitors fell behind after just 128 seconds as Lionel Messi shot through the legs of Thibaut Courtois from a tight angle. Messi then set up Ousmane Dembele ...

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