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Chelsea 5-1 Newcastle United

Diego Costa’s goal was his seventh in eight league games under Guus Hiddink Newcastle dropped into the relegation zone on goal difference after three goals in the first 17 minutes set Chelsea on their way to an easy win. Diego Costa slid in the opener, a Rolando Aarons

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February 13th, 2016

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Hugo Broos named as Cameroon’s new coach

Belgium’s Hugo Broos takes over from Volker Finke who was sacked in October 2015 Cameroon’s Football Federation (Fecafoot) have appointed former Belgium international, Hugo Broos, as the Indomitable Lions’ new head coach. Broos, 63, takes over from Volker ...

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February 13th, 2016

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Uganda’s leader in poll debate U-turn

Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Museveni has been in office since winning a five-year guerrilla war in 1986 Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is taking part in his first televised debate ahead of elections on Thursday. Mr Museveni snubbed Uganda’s first

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Osimhen ‘rejected Arsenal for Wolfsburg’

Victor Osimhen starred at the Under-17 World Cup for Nigeria, scoring 10 goals Young Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen has revealed he chose German side Wolfsburg over the chance to compete in the Premier League with Arsenal. Osimhen starred at the under-17 World Cup in October

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Sunderland 2-1 Manchester United

Anthony Martial and David de Gea both failed to deal with Lamine Kone’s late header Sunderland boosted their Premier League survival hopes with a deserved victory over an uninspired Manchester United. Wahbi Khazri put the strugglers ahead after three minutes with a ...

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February 13th, 2016

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Al-Shabab claims Somalia plane attack

Image copyright Harun Maruf Image caption A huge hole in the fuselage appeared close to the wing Somalia’s Islamist militant group al-Shabab says it carried out a bomb attack on a plane that blew a huge hole in its fuselage earlier this month. In an emailed statement, ...

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February 13th, 2016

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Jihadists mortar attack UN Mali base

Image copyright AP Image caption Some 10,000 soldiers from dozens of different nations are currently serving in Mali under the UN banner Five UN peacekeepers have been killed in a mortar attack on their base in Kidal in northern Mali. Thirty others were hurt when militants ...

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February 13th, 2016

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Central African Republic faces close presidential run-off

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Turnout was high during the first round at 79% Voters in the Central African Republic go to the polls on 14 February for the delayed second round of presidential elections. There are hopes that the poll will help turn the page on ...

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Africa in pictures: 5-11 February 2016

A selection of photos from around the African continent this week: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Congolese football fans in Lingala celebrate on Sunday after the national team score a goal in the final of African Nations Championship (Chan) being played in ...

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February 13th, 2016

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Ittihad win Confederation Cup opener

Teams are starting their campaigns to lift the 2016 Confederation Cup Tripoli-based Al Ittihad began their Confederation Cup campaign with a resounding 4-1 win over visiting Sonidep from Niger in the first leg of their first round tie. The Libyan club played their match in ...

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