Serie A round-up: Khedira bags hat-trick in Juventus rout


Sami Khedira scored a first career hat-trick as 10-man Juventus recovered to trounce Udinese 6-2 at the Dacia Arena. A poor start for Juve saw Stipe Perica skip past Giorgio Chiellini to power home, but Samir’s own goal levelled things up. Khedira headed in Juan Cuadrado’s cross to turn the match around shortly before Mario Mandzukic was dismissed for collecting two bookings in ...

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Yussif Abubakar expects Aduana to do well in Africa


Coach of newly-crowned Ghana premier league champions Aduana Stars, Yussif Abubakar expects Aduana Stars to “do well” in Africa next year. The ‘Ogya’ lads will represent Ghana in the CAF Champions league next season by virtue of winning the league title. No Ghanaian club has reached the group stages of the competition since Berekum Chelsea in 2012. Aduana’s last appearance ...

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“Bukom Banku is a great fighter”- Bastie Samir


Bastie Samir has been full of praise for Braimah ‘Bukom Banku’ Kamoko despite handing the latter the first defeat of his career in Saturday’s Make or Break bout. Samir floored the loud mouthed Banku in the 7th round to put an end to his 27 bout unbeaten run. Speaking shortly after he was crowned the winner of the fight, Bastie ...

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Ayiah gutted at missing out on U-17 Golden Boot


Black Starlets captain Eric Ayiah has spoken about his disappointment at missing out on the goal king award at the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup. Ghana were dumped out at the quarter final stage on Saturday at the hands of their rivals Mali after falling to a 2-1 defeat. Ayiah who was joint top scorer at the U-17 African Championships ...

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Akunnor open to Ashantigold stay but….

C.A. Akunnor (Image credit:  Images Image)

Charles Kwabena Akunnor is open to continuing as Ashantigold head coach but says he will not if certain issues are not addressed at the club. Akunnor joined his former side from Dreams FC in April following the resignation of former trainer Bashir Hayford with the club languishing in the relegation zone five games into the season. A run of impressive ...

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Cavani scores late to give PSG 2-2 draw as Neymar is sent off

Neymar had earlier scored his 10th goal for PSG since his £200m move from Barcelona (Image credit: AFP)

Edinson Cavani scored a stunning 93rd-minute free-kick to salvage a draw for Paris St-Germain against Marseille after Neymar had been sent off. Luiz Gustavo got the opener for Marseille with a 30-yard strike before Neymar equalised after the half-hour mark for his 10th goal for PSG. Florian Thauvin put Marseille ahead with 10 minutes remaining before Neymar was booked twice in ...

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CAF Champions League: Six-star Ahly Set Up Wydad Final


Forward Oualid Azaro netted a hat-trick to inspire Al Ahly to a 6-2 win over Etoile du Sahel on Sunday in Alexandria and set up a final date with Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco. The Moroccan was the hero as the record eight time winners tore Etoile into shreds and advance to the final, their first since 2013, 7-4 on ...

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Ronaldo draws blank but Real Madrid beat Eibar

Marcelo came on in the second half to score his first goal of the season (Getty Images)

Real Madrid moved back into third place in La Liga with a comfortable win over struggling Eibar. The defending champions led 2-0 after half an hour, with Paulo Oliveira heading Marco Asensio’s cross into his own net and the Real forward then lashing in Isco’s bouncing delivery. Real rarely looked troubled and Isco and Cristiano Ronaldo both went close. Marcelo ...

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Everton 2-5 Arsenal: Pressure piles on Koeman after loss


Beleaguered Everton manager Ronald Koeman was left clinging on to his job after they slipped into the Premier League’s relegation zone with a 5-2 home defeat to Arsenal. No wins in their last five matches, just two victories in the last 13, eight points from nine games and only six league goals add up to a whole host of problems for the Dutchman. ...

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