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Ghana Comeback To Beat Tunisia

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It was all about the second half. Kwesi Appiah went into the dressing room with the players and returned with no changes in personnel. But they came with a change of mind.

Ghana

City Beat Arsenal To Stay In Touch

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Manchester City kept the title race alive as the champions won 2-0 at 10-man Arsenal to secure their first away league success over the Gunners for nearly 38 years.

Roberto

AFCON: S/AFRICAN GOVT HARPS ON FANS SUPPORT

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http://www.nigerianbestforum.com/blog/?attachment_id=122354 Teams which will be participating in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations are arriving South Africa and the government is extending a warm welcome to players and urging South Africans to demonstrate hospitality towards the visitors.

BENITEZ IMPRESSED WITH CHELSEA'S AWAY FORM

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http://www.nigerianbestforum.com/blog/?attachment_id=122352 Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez has said the difference between his side's home and away form is not related to the hostile atmosphere he faces at Stamford Bridge.

Their 4-0 win at Stoke was the Blues' sixth-straight domestic victory on the road, while they have won only one home Premier League game under Benitez.

MAN UNITED WIN PLEASES FERGUSON

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http://www.nigerianbestforum.com/blog/?attachment_id=122349 Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson praised his side's 'really intense' victory after they beat Liverpool 2-1 at Old Trafford.

Robin van Persie and Nemanja Vidic gave them a seemingly comfortable lead, although Daniel Sturridge's goal for the away side gave the home fans a nervous finish.

Man U Hold Off Battling Liverpool

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Manchester United kept a firm grip on the Premier League title race with a deserved victory against Liverpool at Old Trafford.

The meeting had been billed as the battle of the strikers between Manchester United's Robin van Persie and Liverpool counterpart Luis Suarez.

Djokovic Faces Tough First Round As History Beckons

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Novak Djokovic takes his first steps towards entering the history books on Monday and the two-time defending Australian Open champion is taking nothing for granted in his first round clash.

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Mali Pin Hopes On Keita

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SEYDOU KEITA (R)
Mali hope experienced campaigner Seydou Keita can lead them to the top bracket at the Africa Cup of Nations like he did last year.

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Eagles Style Impresses The Dutch

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KESHI AND AMOKACHI WATCH THE ROTTERDAM GAME
Rotterdam’s coach Michel Vonk had nothing but praise for the Super Eagles after yesterdays game ended in a 1-0 loss for his side.

He

NSF: WE'LL STICK TO OUR HOME GROWN ATHLETES - FCT

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http://www.nigerianbestforum.com/blog/?attachment_id=122306 In spite of National Sports Commission (NSC)'s decision to throw open subsequent editions of the National Sports Festival to all cadre of Nigerian athletes, the FCT administration has insisted it will stick to its policy of sending only locally groomed athletes to the competition.

KESHI BERATES MOSES

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http://www.nigerianbestforum.com/blog/?attachment_id=122310 Head coach of the Nigeria national team, Stephen Keshi tore into Chelsea forward, Victor Moses following his decision to retaliate after a poor tackle from Cape Verde captain, Nando in Wednesday's friendly game between both countries in Faro, Portugal.

…EJIDE'S INJURY NOT SERIOUS - OFFICIAL

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http://www.nigerianbestforum.com/blog/?attachment_id=122302 Goalkeeper Austin Ejide will be fully fit for Nigeria's 2013 Africa Cup of Nations challenge in South Africa.

The Hapoel Be'er Sheva shot-stopper limped out of Nigeria's friendly against Cape Verde on Wednesday with what looked like a hamstring injury.

LAMPARD WILL IMPRESS IN MAN UNITED - WILKINS

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http://www.nigerianbestforum.com/blog/?attachment_id=122296 Ray Wilkins is of the opinion Frank Lampard would be a 'tremendous' signing for Manchester United if he is to leave Chelsea in the summer.

The former Chelsea assistant believes that Sir Alex Ferguson's ability to coax performances out of Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes could be used to perfection with the 34-year-old

The former Stamford Bridge assistant believes that Sir Alex Ferguson's ability to bring the best out of experienced players at Old Trafford makes it the perfect destination for the 34-year-old, whose contract with the Blues expires in June.

DON'T WRITE MADRID OFF - MESSI

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http://www.nigerianbestforum.com/blog/?attachment_id=122298 Lionel Messi believes that Barcelona has not won the Liga title just yet as he feels Real Madrid can never be written off. The Argentina international feels it is too early to say the Blancos are out of the title race, and is dreaming of success at the 2014 World Cup.

BECKHAM CONSIDERS LONDON BASE

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http://www.nigerianbestforum.com/blog/?attachment_id=122261 David Beckham is considering offers from Europe, Asia, the Middle East and South America, but will base his family in London wherever he ends up. The former England captain has been living in Los Angeles since 2007 but will move after leaving LA Galaxy.

BASKETBALL: ROYAL HOOPERS LAMENT NON-PAYMENT OF SALARIES

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http://www.nigerianbestforum.com/blog/?attachment_id=122258 Coach Ogar Odaudu of Royal Hoopers of Port Harcourt, yesterday expressed concern about developments at the basketball club, saying that the non-payment of remunerations for 2012 was heart breaking. Odaudu, whose team won the 2012 Nigeria Basketball Premiere League for the second year running, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

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