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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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Vardy maintains hot streak, sink Palace; Swansea win – Rondon header fires WBA past Norwich

LEICESTER, United Kingdom, Oct 24, (AFP): Leicester striker Jamie Vardy maintained his red-hot form as he scored in a seventh successive Premier League game to clinch a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday. Vardy bagged his 10th league goal of the season in the second half at the King …

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Emirati player jailed

DUBAI, Oct 19, (RTRS): Emirati footballer Abdullah Qassem was jailed for three months after insulting national team coach Mahdi Ali in a video, local media reported. The 29-year-old had made indecent gestures and criticised Ali after the coach had not included him in the team, The National newspaper reported on …

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United back to form; City stay top – Sterling scores hat-trick

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Oct 17, (AFP): Raheem Sterling’s first-half hat-trick ensured Manchester City stayed top of the Premier League with a 5-1 mauling of Bournemouth on Saturday. Sterling, who had previously scored just twice for City since his £49 million (66.6 million euros) summer move from Liverpool, took advantage of …

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Arsenal down Watford 3-0 as Liverpool held by Spurs – Allardyce off to losing start: Vardy double stuns Saints

WATFORD, United Kingdom, Oct 17, (AFP): Alexis Sanchez continued his remarkable scoring streak as Arsenal regained second place in the Premier League table with a 3-0 win at Watford on Saturday. The Chile forward opened the scoring in the 62nd minute to record his seventh goal in his last four …

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