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Swiss legend Roger Federer lost his final professional tennis match, playing doubles alongside Rafael Nadal in the Laver Cup. Featuring for Team Europe in front of a sell-out crowd of 17,500 Federer and Nadal lost 4-6, 7-6 (7-2), 11-9 against Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock of Team World. In changeovers during the match the video screens showed some iconic moments of Federer’s 24-year professional career with tributes from Nadal and his mother Lynette. Federer had the chance to seal victory when he served at match point in a tense deciding tiebreak but it was not to be. Also Read: Portugal…

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Diogo Dalot grabbed a brace as Portugal thrashed Czech Republic 4-0 in Saturday’s UEFA Nations League game. The Manchester United full-back opened the scoring after 33 minutes, with club-mate Bruno Fernandes doubling Portugal’s lead before Patrik Schick smashed a penalty over the bar following a VAR call at the end of the first half. Dalot scored again shortly after the break, and Diogo Jota added gloss to the scoreline late on. The result moved Portugal above Spain in the standings with one round of games left to play. Meanwhile, Spain will have to win in Portugal if they are to…

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William Troost-Ekong will miss Nigeria’s upcoming friendly against the Desert Foxes of Algeria as a result of injury. The centre-back sustained the injury in Nigeria’s 2-2 draw against Algeria’s home-based side on Friday. “William Troost-Ekong has left camp as a result of an injury cropped during the test game yesterday. He is back to base for further checks. Wishing you a speedy recovery Ekong💪🏽💪🏽”reads a tweet on the Super Eagles Twitter handle. Read Also: Sutton Doubts England’s World Cup Title Chances In Qatar After Poor Showing Vs Italy Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi also returned to this week due to…

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One of Africa’s representatives to the Qatar 2022 World Cup Teranga Lions of Senegal defeated Bolivia 2-0 with Sadio Mane getting on the score sheet. Boulaye Dia opened scoring for Senegal in the fourth minute before Mane doubled the lead from the penalty spot in the 44th minute. Senegal’s next friendly game comes up on Tuesday against Iran. The reigning African champions are in Group A at this year’s World Cup alongside Iran, Netherlands and hosts Qatar. At the FNB stadium in Johannesburg, Super Eagles of Nigeria 2023 AFCON qualifying group opponent Sierra Leone lost 4-0 to Bafana Bafana of…

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England skipper, Harry Kane, has said that the UEFA Nations League match against Germany will be great preparation for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The Three Lions of England will play Germany on Monday September 26 at the Wembley Stadium in England. However, The Three Lions lost 1-0 to Italy on Friday September 23 at the San Siro Stadium in Italy with Giacomo Raspadori scoring the only goal of the game in the 68th minute. Kane reacted to the 1-0 loss against Italy on his Instagram handle. “We know results haven’t been what we wanted . As a…

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