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Real Madrid survive Bayern scare, qualify for Champions League final

Bayern Munich and Real Madrid clash on Tuesday night. Real Madrid are within touching distance of a third consecutive Champions League triumph after Karim Benzema scored twice to eliminate Bayern Munich on Tuesday and book their place in the final. Bayern, who trailed 2-1 following last week’s opening leg in Germany, looked capable of inflicting this season’s latest European comeback when Joshua Kimmich scored early and James Rodriguez levelled shortly after the hour. But Benzema’s double in between, the…

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Marseille on course over 2 goals win, Arsenal draw with 10-man Atletico

Payet, right, and other Marseille players- they have some feet in the Europa final Olympique de Marseille’s Dimitri Payet set up both goals as he guided the team to an impressive 2-0 home win over Salzburg in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday. In London, a late equaliser from French striker Antoine Griezmann gave 10-man Atletico Madrid a precious away-goal advantage over Arsenal in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final at the Emirates….

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Liverpool beat Roma 5-2 in UEFA first leg semi finals

  Two superbly taken goals from Mohamed Salah gave Jurgen Klopp’s side a 2-0 lead at halftime as Liverpool took a big step towards the UEFA Champions League final with a 5-2 win over AS Roma in their semifinal, first leg at Anfield on Tuesday. Two late Roma goals, however, will give the Italians, who came back from 4-1 down to beat Barcelona in the previous round, some hope of an upset in the return game next Wednesday. Mohamed…

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2018 Commonwealth Games: Nigeria beats Australia in table tennis

  Segun Toriola in action. Nigeria’s table tennis team on Saturday (today), defeated host Australia 3-1 in the men’s team quarter-finals event at the ongoing Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. The Nigerian team had earlier defeated Belize 3-0 and Malaysia 3-1 respectively in their group games on Thursday. In match 1, Bode Abiodun defeated Heming Hu 3-2 (11-9,10-12,11-4,8-11,11-8), while Olajide Omotayo lost 3-1 (9-11,11-6,7-11,8-11) to Xin Yan in match 2. In match 3, the pair of Segun Toriola and…

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NPFL Fans to Win Dana Air return tickets as Akwa United / Heartland Clash

Dana Air has announced that lovers of the Nigerian Professional Football League teams will stand a chance of winning return air tickets at the rescheduled first leg encounter between Akwa United and Heartland FC on 21st March, in Uyo the Akwa Ibom State capital. According to Dana Air’s Media and Communications Manager, Kingsley Ezenwa, the initiative is to encourage more people to follow the Nigerian league teams and also encourage them to visit the venues of these matches to cheer…

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