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Dominic-Calvert Lewin celebrates after scoring one of his two goals against Sunderland FC at Goodison Park on September 21, 2017. PHOTO/EVERTONFC

League Cup: Chelsea To Host Everton In Fourth Round

LONDON, United Kingdom- Premier League champions Chelsea, 5-1 winners against Nottingham Forest on Wednesday, will welcome Everton FC to Stamford Bridge. Manchester United’s bid to retain the League Cup will head to south Wales after the holders were drawn against Swansea City FC in the fourth round. READ MORE

Zimbabwe Dim Starlets To Storm Cosafa Finals

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe- Harambee Starlets brilliant run in the COSAFA Women’s tournament was brought to a shuddering halt when they lost 0-4 to hosts Zimbabwe in the second semifinal played on Thursday. Tournament top scorer, Rutendo Makore set the tone for the memorable win with an exquisite finish in the 11th minute before Berita Kabwe doubled her side’s tally on the brink of half time. READ MORE

Rangers Lick Wounds As Win Drought Bites

NAIROBI, Kenya- SportPesa Premier League (SPL) misfiring early front-runners, Posta Rangers FC are scratching heads in wondering where the wheels came off. From being ranked among serious title contenders at the beginning of the second leg, the mailmen have slipped down to sixth on the log on 38 points after failing to win in eight successive SPL outings. READ MORE

Juventus, Napoli Remain Unbeaten At Serie A Summit

MILAN, Italy- Champions Juventus FC and SSC Napoli pulled clear at the summit of Serie A as they continued their faultless campaigns on Wednesday as Inter Milan fell behind.  Croatia forward Mario Mandzukic scored for Juventus in a 1-0 win over old foes ACF Fiorentina in Turin as Napoli rallied from a goal down to beat SS Lazio 4-1 in Rome. READ MORE

Counter Attack: FKF To Appeal, Refer SPL Ruling To FIFA

NAIROBI, Kenya- The incident-packed 2017 SportPesa Premier League (SPL) season is set for another twist following the court judgement delivered on Thursday which ruled it should be made up of 16 teams. Football Kenya Federation (FKF) immediately announced their intention to appeal the verdict delivered at Nairobi Milimani Law Courts by High Court judge; Justice John Mativo, who ruled in favour of the petition filed by his predecessor, Sam Nyamweya. READ MORE

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