Bundesliga: Ulreich the hero as Bayern Munich go 11 points clear


Bayern Munich goalkeeper Sven Ulreich saved a 95th-minute penalty as the Bundesliga leaders beat Stuttgart to move 11 points clear at the top. Substitute Thomas Muller scored late on, turning in Kingsley Coman’s cross at the near post. Stuttgart were then given the chance to equalise with a penalty, awarded by the video assistant referee for Niklas Sule’s foul on ...

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Neymar scores two, creates two as PSG thrash Rennes


Neymar marked his return to the Paris St-Germain team with two goals and two assists as the Ligue 1 leaders swept aside Rennes. The forward was suspended for last weekend’s win over Lille and missed the midweek League Cup win at Strasbourg to travel to Brazil for personal reasons. He struck after four minutes before setting up Kylian Mbappe to ...

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Crystal Palace out of drop zone with win at Leicester


Crystal Palace climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone as they outplayed Claude Puel’s resurgent Leicester to seal a rare away win. Christian Benteke cost Palace victory when he missed an injury-time penalty he was not supposed to take last weekend, but the striker redeemed himself with a first-half header from Andros Townsend’s cross – his first goal of the campaign. ...

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Kotoko sign Emmanuel Owusu from Nea Salamina


Asante Kotoko SC are delighted to announce the signing of defender, Emmanuel Owusu, from Division-one side Nea Salamina. The hardworking centre-back and now former captain of the Brong Ahafo outfit, penned down a three-year deal on Thursday after completing his medical. Owusu becomes Coach Steven Polack’s first signing in the transfer window ahead of the 2017/18 season. Emmanuel Owusu had ...

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Angolan club ordered by FIFA to pay former Hearts forward


FIFA’s Disciplinary Committee has instructed Angolan Club Progresso Association Du Sambizanga to pay Ghanaian striker, Raphael Obeng, some money owed him during his time with the club. The former Hearts of Oak and Medeama man joined the Angolan side from Egyptian club, Telefonat Beni Suef in 2015. Obeng was not allowed to play in any competitive game with the club ...

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African Online Lifts C Squared Tourney

Estelle (5thR) presenting the trophy to African Online skipper

African Online last Saturday clinched the ultimate silverware in the 2nd C Squared Fibre tournament at the Burma Camp Sports Complex. They defeated Surfline 2-1 on penalties after a 0-0 scoreline to emerge tops in the nine-team competition. C.Squared’s Country Manager  Estelle Akofio-Sowah described the event as a huge success saying, “It’s been a huge success, the CSquared Fiber Cup is ...

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Truly Indomitable: Benjamin Massing Will Not Be Forgotten


Cameroon’s appearance at the 1990 Fifa World Cup will be remembered for many moments, none of them dull: François Omam-Biyik’s thumping header that sunk reigning champions Argentina in their Group B opener, Roger Milla’s displays in front of goal and the dance at the corner-flag, that strong initial comeback versus England in the last eight, etc — take your pick. ...

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Harden, Capela Lead Rockets To Thrilling Comeback Win Over Pelicans


HOUSTON (AP)- Clint Capela had a career-high 28 points and James Harden scored 12 straight points for Houston in the fourth quarter as the Rockets rallied for a 130-123 victory to extend their winning streak to 10 games on Monday night. The game was tied with about three minutes remaining after Harden made two free throws. Those were the first of seven straight points ...

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