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Onazi To Undergo Surgery For Ruptured Achilles, Might Miss AFCON 2019

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Onazi To Undergo Surgery For Ruptured Achilles, Might Miss AFCON 2019

Rabzonsport FC of Turkey has confirmed that Ogenyi Onazi, Super Eagles midfielder, will undergo surgery for a ruptured achilles on Monday.

Onazi incurred the ruptured achilles in the Turkish side’s 4-1 win on Sunday.

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The 25-year-old was taken off the pitch on a stretcher in the 32nd minute following the injury.   He is out of play for the rest of the season and may not appear at the 2019 AFCON.

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Atletico Madrid’s Costa Suspected Of Tax Fraud In Spain

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Atletico Madrid's Costa Suspected Of Tax Fraud In Spain

Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa is the latest star to fall foul of the Spanish authorities for possible non-payment of taxes on image rights

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The tax administration accuses the Atletico striker of fraud totalling 1.1 million euros related to taxes related to his image rights in 2014

The tax office suspects the 30-year-old Costa “concealed income” from a sponsorship deal he signed with Adidas shortly before he joined Chelsea from Atletico in 2014

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U-17 AFCON: Eaglets Beat Tanzania In A Thrilling 5-4 Encounter

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U-17 AFCON: Eaglets Beats Tanzania In A Thrilling 5-4 Encounter

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets won their opening match, 5-4, against hosts Tanzania in Dar Es Salaam at the 13th Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Sunday.

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That victory took the eaglets top of Group A ahead of the other clash between Angola and Uganda.

The Eaglets will take on Angola on Wednesday, while the Serengeti Boys will go up against Uganda.

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If the Golden Eaglets win, they will have a place in the AFCON semi-finals, and a place at the FIFA U-17 world cup finals in Brazil later this year.

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Tiger Wins 15th Major Title In Dramatic Comeback

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Tiger Wins 15th Major Title In Dramatic Comeback

Tiger Woods completed an epic comeback from career-threatening injury and scandal by winning the 83rd masters on Sunday, capturing his 15th major title to end an 11-year major drought.

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The 43-year-old American superstar, who underwent spinal fusion surgery in 2017, seized his first major title since the 2008 US Open.

Winning a fifth masters title, and his first since 2005, cemented for woods a fairytale comeback to the pinnacle of golf.  Woods’ career imploded after a 2009 sex scandal, and nagging knee and back injuries that required a total of seven surgeries.

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