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Emir Cup: Al Duhail SC keen to appease fans with win against Al Rayyan – Olunga
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Emir Cup: Al Duhail SC keen to appease fans with win against Al Rayyan – Olunga

  The towering Harambee Star insist they have moved on after their exit from the Champions League and are focused to win the cup Kenya striker Michael Olunga has revealed they have moved on from their exit from the AFC Champions League and are now focused to do well in the Emir Cup where they face Al Rayyan in the semi-finals on Monday. The Qatari giants are reeling from their exit in the Champions League competition held in Saudi Arabia and according to the striker, who was the team’s top scorer in the competition with nine goals, they have already shifted their focus to cup competitions and will strive to appease their fans with a good display.    
AFC moves Asian Champions League matches out of Iran
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AFC moves Asian Champions League matches out of Iran

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has shifted two preliminary matches in its elite club competition from Iran to neutral venues because of security concerns, Asian soccer's governing body said on Wednesday. Shahr Khodro FC were scheduled to host Bahrain's Riffa and Esteghlal FC were set to play Kuwait SC on Tuesday but both Asian Champions League matches were postponed after several governments issued warnings against travelling to Iran. "To help facilitate the switch to neutral venues, which has been approved by the relevant AFC committees, the AFC will now reschedule the games to January 25, 2020 in the United Arab Emirates," the AFC said in a statement. Local media reported that the four Iranian clubs in the competition, including Persepolis and Sepahan, had said they wo...
Air Force Announces Promotion Of Officers
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Air Force Announces Promotion Of Officers

The Air Force Council (AFC) has approved the promotion of 64 senior officers of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF). The NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, who disclosed this in a statement to NAN on Wednesday, said that the approval was given on Tuesday. Daramola added that the affected officers included 14 air commodores promoted to the rank of Air Vice Marshal (AVM). According to him, 36 group captains were elevated to the rank of air commodore while 14 wing commanders were promoted to the rank of group captain. He said AFC also approved concessional commission of three air warrant officers and one master warrant officer to the rank of flight lieutenant. He said that the development was in line with the provisions of Chapter 8 of...
Football Fans Hire Busty Tattooed Stripper To Invade Pitch
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Football Fans Hire Busty Tattooed Stripper To Invade Pitch

Hardcore fans of third-tier Rijnsburgse Boys took things further last Saturday - paying adult entertainer Foxy to disrupt their home clash with AFC. The tattooed blonde cavorted on the field, clad in little more than body paint and black socks and trainers. Waving a flag, she exchanged banter with an amused player before escaping via a gap in the fencing. However Rijnsburgse failed to rise to the occasion, putting in a limp display to lose 6-2 to their Amsterdam-based visitors. Source: rushhoursport Uitstekende streaker op het veld bij Rijnsburgse Boys - AFC in de @2deDivisie pic.twitter.com/nJVplOtiOc — Nick Driebergen (@nick3bergen) November 3, 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5LJGb6wfik
Persepolis Edge Al Sadd To Reach AFC Champions League Final
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Persepolis Edge Al Sadd To Reach AFC Champions League Final

Iran’s Persepolis advanced to the final of the AFC Champions League for the first time with a 2-1 aggregate victory over Qatar’s Al Sadd following a 1-1 draw in their semi-final second leg in the Iranian capital on Tuesday. Iran’s forward Alireza Jahanbakhsh prays before the start of the Russia 2018 World Cup Group B football match between Morocco and Iran at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on June 15, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Persepolis edged the first leg in Doha 1-0 earlier this month, but a Baghdad Bounedjah strike in the 17th minute Tuesday gave Al Sadd the lead and raised hopes of an upset victory in front of a capacity crowd at the Azadi Stadium. However, Siamak Nemati equalised for Persepolis in the 49th minute off a pass from Godwin Mensha and the Qatar gi...
Super Eagles Remain On 45th Spot In FIFA Rankings
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Super Eagles Remain On 45th Spot In FIFA Rankings

Super Eagles remain on 45th spot in FIFA Ranking The Super Eagles remained unmoved at the 41st position in the FIFA World ranking for the month of March. The ranking table was published on the website of the world football governing body on Thursday. Though unmoved in the ranking, Nigeria had one point less, from 686 in February to 685 at present. The FIFA ranking also kept the Super Eagles as the seventh-placed team in Africa behind Egypt, Senegal, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Tunisia and Congo DR. On the global scene, there are also few changes because only four “A” international games were considered. South American heavyweights Argentina and Brazil remained in first and second position respectively, while reigning FIFA World Cup champion Germany came third. The top 20...

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