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Kamara Gets His Kicks For Kansas City And Sierra Leone

Posted September 23rd, 2012 at 7:47 pm (UTC-4)
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The top African goalscorer in Major League Soccer this season is Kei Kamara, a 28-year-old striker from Sierra Leone who in 29 matches has scored 11 goals for Sporting Kansas City. With Kamara leading the attack, Kansas City currently leads the Eastern Conference in MLS and is a top contender for the trophy in the […]

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Still Lucky, Still Unbeaten: Nigerian Prizefighter Omotoso

Posted September 17th, 2012 at 2:03 pm (UTC-4)
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Unbeaten Nigerian prizefighter Wale “Lucky Boy” Omotoso is moving closer to a world title shot after defeating Puerto Rico’s Daniel Sostre over the weekend in a welterweight bout in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fighting at the Thomas and Mack Center, an arena located on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Lucky Boy (23-0, […]

2013 African Nations Cup Qualifying

Posted September 5th, 2012 at 10:26 am (UTC-4)
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African football fans are looking forward to a big weekend of qualifying matches for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in South Africa. The final qualifying round features 15 home-and-away series. The 15 winners, to be determined by total goals in the two games, will join host South Africa at African football’s premier event. […]

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