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Morocco, Guinea win in WCup qualifying, Uganda upset Togo – Congo’s Mubele scores twice to steal a 3-2 win over Burundi

AGADIR, Morocco, Nov 13, (AP): Guinea and Congo all won their first-leg games in World Cup qualifying on Thursday, while there were upsets as Uganda won in Togo and Benin beat Burkina Faso. Africa’s biggest teams are entering the competition in the second round, where 40 teams are vying for …

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Neymar back for Brazil against injury-hit Argentina – Top-of the-table meeting as Ecuador, Uruguay clash

MONTEVIDEO, Nov 11, (AFP): Brazil superstar Neymar returns from suspension to face an injury-hit Argentina on Thursday as South America’s qualifying campaign for the 2018 World Cup resumes with a showdown between the bitter continental rivals. Neymar was forced to sit out Brazil’s opening two qualifiers last month — a …

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Gibbs thwarts Spurs in London derby; City held – Palace inflict first defeat on Liverpool boss Klopp

LONDON, Nov 8, (Agencies): Arsenal substitute Kieran Gibbs scored three minutes after coming on to earn his side a 1-1 draw in Sunday’s north London derby and deny Tottenham Hotspur a famous victory. Harry Kane’s 32nd-minute goal, his sixth in four games, put Spurs on course for a first win …

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Stoke tighten screw on Mourinho as Chelsea suffer 3rd straight EPL loss – Arnautovic returns to haunt Blues

LONDON, Nov 7, (AFP): Marko Arnautovic returned to haunt Jose Mourinho with a spectacular winner as Stoke City sank Chelsea 1-0 on Saturday to plunge the Premier League champions’ manager’s future into doubt. Mourinho dubbed Arnautovic “unmanageable” during their time at Inter Milan, but the Austria forward may have had …

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SFEX 2015 soccer fiesta opens to a rousing start – Opportunity to interact in a friendly atmosphere

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The much awaited annual SFEX soccer fiesta 2015 got off to a rousing start, in a very colorful and festive fashion at the Al Surra stadium. Jerry Fernandes, Operations Director of Gazal Logistics very impressively hosted the opening ceremony in his own unique style by getting …

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Police raid German soccer HQ over 2006 WCup payment – DFB says it fully supports investigation

BERLIN, Nov 3, (AFP): Police raided the offices of the German Football Federation (DFB) and the homes of top officials Tuesday over tax evasion allegations linked to Germany’s hosting of the 2006 World Cup. Prosecutors said they were launching a tax probe but could not pursue accusations of direct corruption …

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Arsenal see off Swansea to remain hot on City’s heels

SWANSEA, United Kingdom, Oct 31, (AFP): Arsenal remain hot on the heels of Premier League leaders Manchester City thanks to a 3-0 victory over Swansea at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday. A first half goal from Olivier Giroud and second half efforts from Laurent Koscielny and Joel Campbell kept the …

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Ooredoo successfully concludes ‘sponsorship’ for soccer tourney

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: Ooredoo Kuwait, a member of the international Ooredoo Group, today announced the successful conclusion of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry’s football tournament, which was held on 24th and 25th of October 2015. Commenting on the sponsorship, Mijbil Alayoub, Director of Corporate Communications at Ooredoo Kuwait …

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Manchester City return to top after dull derby draw – Kane hat trick as Tottenham rout Bournemouth 5-1

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Oct 25, (Agencies): Manchester United and Manchester City shared the spoils after a forgettable 170th Manchester derby that yielded only two shots on target finished 0-0 at Old Trafford on Sunday. The point was enough to return City to the Premier League summit on goal difference above …

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Ronaldo on target as Real Madrid end Celta run – Rayo Vallencano down Espanyol 3-0

MADRID, Oct 24, (Agencies): Real Madrid inflicted Celta Vigo’s first defeat of the season to move three points clear at the top of La Liga thanks to a 3-1 win at Balaidos on Saturday. Cristiano Ronaldo and Danilo struck within the first 23 minutes for Madrid, who were also grateful …

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