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Kenya Gets A Draw In Dar in the ongoing African Nations Championship Qualifiers

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Taifa stars of Tanzania were held to a goalless draw by Kenya’s Harambee Stars in the Africa Championship qualifiers match that was held at the National Stadium Dar-es-salaam.

The game had a low start that lasted only three minutes when Tanzania’s Iddi Nalo had his header drifted inches wide after an impressive display from the right-wing in the fourth minute of the match.

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The first half saw both teams remain to mean in their penalty areas as both sides could not allow haplessness in defending. Both teams were then satisfied with the unconvincing half of the match that showcased few scoring opportunities.

The second half started with Samuel Onyango being brought in for Musa Masika-a youngster who was a surprise starter in Sebastian Migne’s squad. That half still showed no interests from either side like a corner from Tanzania’s Gladiel Michael was left untouched.

 

Several changes that included Tanzania’s Ayub Lyanga for Ibrahim Ajib with Harambee Stars introducing Piston Mutamba for Enosh Ochieng, bore no fruits. Something of a glimmer came in the later stages of the match when Tanzania scored but their goal was ruled out for offside by the Assistant referee. Despite an additional three minutes, Tanzania was not able to get past a Kenyan side who hosts them in Nairobi in a weeks time.

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Mason Greenwood scores late winner for Man united at Wolves

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Mason Greenwood scored late to earn Manchester United a 1-0 win at wasteful Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League on Sunday, breaking the record for the longest unbeaten away run in English Football League history in the process.

Greenwood’s low strike was decisive after Wolves had missed a host of chances throughout the match as United made it 28 unbeaten matches on the road in the league, beating the previous record set by Arsenal between April 2003 and September 2004.

Raphael Varane and Jadon Sancho made thier full debuts, but Uniteds latest signing Christiano Ronaldo is yet to make a second debut for the red devils

The home side threw everything at United early on, with Raul Jimenez and Trincao going close, but the red devils somehow clung on until halftime, without any attempt on target

Wolves continued to the better side after the break, with Romain Saiss forcing two   remarkable saves from David Degea to keep the game level.

There was a VAR check to the build of Greenwoods goal, after Wolves players protested over a Paul Pogba challenge, but the goal stood. United sit third on the table with 7 points while Wolves are at position 18 with neither a point nor a goal.

 

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Lionel Messi makes PSG debut as Mbappe Shines

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Lionel Messi made his much-anticipated Ligue 1 debut for Paris St Germain on Sunday but it was Kylian Mbappe who stole the show as PSG maintained their perfect start to the season with a 2-0 victory at Stade de Reims.

Mbappe did his best to show that he was still the right man for PSG despite rumours linking him with a £140M move to Real Madrid. He scored a brace moving his team to the top of the log with maximum 9 points after 3 games.

20,545 tickets  were sold at the Auguste Delaune stadium by fans who were eager to see 34-year-old Messi play and they were rewarded in the 66th minute when he replaced Neymar.

 

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Arteta under more pressure after Man City thumping

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Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta has come under more criticism from  the gunners fanbase, after a 5-0 mauling by Manchester City.

The North London club were 2 goals down within the first twenty minutes, before Granit Xhaka was given his marching order after a rouge tackle.

With 10 players on the pitch Arsenal barely hit a shot on target registering only one attempt with zero corner kicks in the whole game.

The premier leauge champions ran riot and put 5 past Bernd Leno. With Ferran Torres scoring a brace, Gundogan,Rodri and Jesus scored one a piece.

The Arsenal fans added salt on the already sore wound by celebrating Ferrans second goal.

Arsenal are yet to win a game or score this campaign and sit at the bottom of the leauge ,despite having spent over £120m on tranfers this window.

 

 

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Aston Villa signs Goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez from Arsenal

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Premier League side Aston Villa, have completed the signing of Arsenal Goalkeeper Emiliano Martineli, for a fee of around 20 Million pounds.

Emiliano Martinez poses with the Aston Villa Jersey

The 28 year old Argentine shot stopper,won  the FA Cup and The Community Shield with the gunners and has now penned a Four-year deal with Aston Villa.

Villa’s Manager, Dean Smith said: “We are really pleased with the signing of our new goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez.

“We know how highly Arsenal rated him and we watched his outstanding performances last season in a trophy-winning top side.

“We moved for Emi when we saw the opportunity, as it is rare to be able to buy a top class goalkeeper who hasn’t yet reached their peak age and who can therefore be a key player for our Club for the long term.”

 

 

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Pierre- Emerick Aubameyang Signs A new Contract Extension at Arsenal

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has signed a new 3 year contract with the gunners, putting away any doubts that Arsenal were going to loose their top talisman come the end of the season as his previous 3 and a half contract comes to an end.

Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

The 31 year old Gabon striker,announced his new contract extension by going live on Arsenal’s social media platforms.

Aubemayang said: ‘I signed the thing because I want to become an Arsenal legend, maybe leave a legacy.

‘It’s time to work a lot to become a legend but for sure I will give my best as always. This is my home. I am really happy to stay here. I will always give you my best. Signing for this special club was never in doubt.’

Aubameyang joined Arsenal in January 2018 and has a mindblowing 72 goals and 15 assists in just 111 games.

 

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