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Stats of the 2015 Afcon qualifying

After three months of competition, the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification campaign ended last week with 15 teams emerging out of the lot of 28 to join host Equatorial Guinea for the 30th edition of the continent’s biggest football event. Below are some statistics [...]

Rooney punishes misfiring Gunners at Emirates

Manchester United’s Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini (left) congratulates midfielder Antonio Valencia, after his shot is deflected into the goal

 A Kieran Gibbs own goal and a Wayne Rooney strike saw Manchester United return to the Premier League’s top four with a bruising 2-1 victory at Arsenal on Saturday. Arsenal subjected United’s makeshift back-four to heavy pressure throughout the game at the Emirates Stadium, but [...]

What next after Uganda’s Nations Cup exit?

What next after Uganda's Nations Cup exit

Uganda’s enduring love affair with the Africa Nations Cup yet again ended in pure agony on Wednesday evening. And apart from demanding for changes in the Cranes squad, Ugandans are also desperate for changes within the sport’s governing body FUFA following yet another disastrous outing. [...]

Pellegrini still eyeing title


Manuel Pellegrini remains confident Manchester City can challenge for the English Premier League title, despite currently trailing leaders Chelsea by eight points. Pellegrini’s team have made a stuttering start to the defence of their league crown and play host to Swansea City on Saturday, having [...]

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