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2021 AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS

Nigeria, Senegal, Ghana, and the holders Algeria started the group stage qualifiers with back-to-back victories.

Tunisia (1-0 winners in Equatorial Guinea), and Madagascar, who won 6-2 in Niger, added their names to that list with wins on the 19th November 2019.

After a long hiatus, the next games are scheduled for November. 

CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

The last four lineup comprises two Egyptian giants (Al Ahly and Zamalek) and two from Morocco (Wydad and Raja)

Matches resume towards the end of October.

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE   

The early stages of the 2020/21 competition continued in midweek.

And there were wins for Gent, Dynamo Kyiv, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Ferencvaros, Omonia, and PAOK (who knocked out Benfica)

UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE

Second qualifying round winners included Hadjuk Split, Rangers, Granada, Wolfsburg, CSKA Sofia, AC Milan, and Tottenham (who edged out Lokomotiv Plovdiv)

PREMIER LEAGUE

in the headline weekend match, Senegal star Sadio Mane netted both goals for Liverpool in their defeat of ten-man Chelsea.

While their likely closest rivals Manchester City started their title bid by winning 3-1 at Wolves on Monday. 

LA LIGA

Champions Real Madrid began the new contest with a goalless draw at Real Sociedad.

SERIE A

The top-level in Italy began with a 1-0 win for Fiorentina against Torino.

And was followed by a 3-0 victory for champions Juventus over Sampdoria and a 2-0 win for AC Milan on Monday.

LIGUE 1 

Paris Saint-Germain won 3-0 at Nice including a penalty from Kylian Mbappe to move up to eighth in Ligue 1.

Saint-Etienne and Rennes are currently joint top on ten points.

BUNDESLIGA 

Champions Bayern Munich began the new campaign with an 8-0 demolition of Schalke at the Allianz Arena.

Other weekend winners included Freiburg, RB Leipzig, Hertha Berlin, Hoffenheim, and Borussia Dortmund (who beat Moenchengladbach 3-0)

PRIMEIRA LIGA

The new season started well for Benfica who won 5-1 at Famalicao.

Which was followed by a 3-1 victory for champions Porto over Braga.

AFRICAN PLAYER NEWS & GOSSIP

Possibly moving to Fulham - Daniel Amartey (Ghana)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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