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EPL Week 22 Review: Arsenal Loss, As Man Utd Defeats Spurs In Wembley

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EPL Week 22 Review: Arsenal Loss, As Man Utd Defeats Spurs In Wembley

In the English Premier League action over the weekend Liverpool travelled away as they defeated Brighton and Hove Albion by a goal to nil, courtesy of Mohamed Salah’s penalty to extend their lead on top of the table by seven points, with Manchester City having a game to be played on Monday as they welcome Wolves at the Etihad Stadium.

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Chelsea moved close to third place Tottenham with just a point separating the two sides as they beat Newcastle at Stamford Bridge by two goals to one. The Gunners got a shocking 1-0 defeat away from home as they struggled to score against ninth placed West Ham.

In other EPL games, Burnley won at home as they beat Fulham 2-1, Cardiff City played a goalless draw with Huddersfield at home and Leicester City lost at home to Southampton by two goals to one. Everton currently sits at the tenth position on the log won at home against Bournemouth by two goals to nil.

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In a thrilling match on Sunday at Wembley, Manchester United defeated Spurs courtesy of a goal by Marcus Rashford before the end of first 45 minutes. Two goals difference is what is keeping them sixth on the log with Arsenal as they both have 41 points from 22 games played.

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Omar Daf Extends Contract With Sochaux

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Sochaux Coach, Daf Extends Contract With Club

Forty one year-old former Senegal international defender Omar Daf has extended his contact as coach of French club Sochaux until June 2021.

Daf was appointed coach of the second division side last November.

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The former French champions are currently just two points above the relegation zone in Ligue 2 with 17 games left this season.

Earlier this week Sochaux signed former Liverpool and Mali midfielder, Momo Sissoko.

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Daf played 14 seasons for Sochaux across two spells, previously coached the club in an interim capacity in 2013 and 2015.

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Nigerian News

Super Falcons To Start Preparation For Cyprus Women’s Cup After 4 Nation Tournament

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Super Falcons To Start Preparation For Cyprus Women’s Cup After 4 Nation Tournament

Super Falcons of Nigeria, are expected to return to the country on Wednesday after finishing third at a four-nation invitational tournament in China.

Officials of the Super Falcons have confirmed that the team will immediately start preparations for the Cyprus Women’s Cup, which will hold in turkey from Friday to early march.

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After the 12–nation invitational tournament in Cyprus, the Super Falcons will either play Spain or Canada before a final training camp in Austria that could also include two tune-up games.

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Nigeria is the only African country to have featured in all previous editions of the FIFA Women’s World Cup since the competition was launched in china in 1991.

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France Extradites CAR Football Official Wanted By ICC

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France Extradites CAR Football Official Wanted By ICC

France has extradited to the Hague, a senior Central African Republic football official wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for war crimes committed in the C.A.R.

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A committee member of the Confederation of African Football  Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona, was arrested in Paris last month for coordinating attacks on Muslims in his country. He has denied the allegations.

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Patrice had declared himself political co-ordinator of the Christian anti-Balaka militia. The group has been blamed for hundreds of killings.  The ICC says Patrice was responsible for murder, torture and the recruitment of child soldiers.

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