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UEFA Champions League: Tevez Warns Juventus Against Real

Tevez: Vows to score against Real Madrid tonight.  Photo AFP

Juventus forward Carlos Tévez has warned the Italian team to beware of Real Madrid when both sides clash in tonight’s UEFA Champions League match With his side needing a win at home against Real Madrid to get their Group B campaign on track, the former Manchester City striker believes it won’t be an easy win. […]

Eriksson Good For Guangzhou —Yakubu

Nigerian international Yakubu Aiyegbeni, has praised the appointment of Sven Goran Eriksson as the new manager of Chinese outfit Guangzhou R&F. Yakubu, who worked with Eriksson while at Leicester City, said that he is excited at the prospect of re-uniting with the Swede once again. Eriksson helped Yakubu rediscover his goalscoring abilities after he was […]

Eto’o Wins Russian League MVP

Cameroon international of Dagestan side Anzhi Makhachkala has been named best player of the Russian Premier League of the 2012-13 season. The four-time African Footballer of the Year, who also captains the Makhachkalanians, helped the team to finish third on the league table. “I am very proud of this new award. I was named as […]

Eto’o Dares Musa, Others Ahead Russian Cup Final

Anzhi Makahchkala captain Samuel Eto’o has seen his team lose out to Ahmed Musa’s CSKA Moscow in the race for the Russian League title but the Cameroon international says he is optimistic his side will beat the Moscow-based side to the Russian Cup this weekend . Big spenders, Anzhi finished third on the log in […]

Chelsea win Europa League

Mikel Obi with the Europa Laeagu trophy

Branislav Ivanovic scored an injury time winner to give Chelsea a 2-1 victory over Benfica in the Europa League final in Amsterdam on Wednesday. Fernando Torres opened the scoring for Chelsea on the hour mark before Oscar Cardozo levelled on 68 minutes from the penalty spot. Club captain John Terry sat the game out with […]

Europa League: Jesus Plots Chelsea’s Fall

•GETTING SET... Chelsea's English midfielder Frank Lampard (left) and defender David Luiz (centre) with Nigerian John Mikel Obi take part in a training session at the Amsterdam Arena in Amsterdam yesterday ahead of their Europa League final against Benfica. AFP PHOTO

Benfica coach Jorge Jesus is hell bent on ending a European drought which has encompassed six losing finals stretching back to the 1960’s as the Eagles take on Chelsea in tonight’s Europa League final in Amsterdam. Jesus says Benfica are on revenge mission against Chelsea who beat Benfica 3-1 in the quarter-final en route to […]

Europa League: It’s Chelsea-Benfica final

David Luiz(4) celebrates Chelsea's third goal

Chelsea reached the Europa League final for the first time in their history after surviving a first-half scare to defeat Swiss champions FC Basel 3-1 in the second leg of their semi-final on Thursday. Leading 2-1 from last week’s first leg in Switzerland, Chelsea risked elimination after Mohamed Salah’s well-taken goal in first-half injury time […]

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