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Senegal Sneaks Pasts Poland in World Cup Clash

By Sports Desk

June 19, 2018 – 10:22 pm

Senegal got Africa’s first win of the World Cup with a 2-1 victory over Poland in Moscow on Tuesday. The team was helped by two fluky goals: a deflection, and a score by a player who was apparently unnoticed by the Poland defense.


Colombia 1-2 Japan: Yuya Osako heads winner to break resistance of 10-man Colombians

By Sports Desk

June 19, 2018 – 7:29 pm

Japan enacted sweet revenge for their defeat to Colombia four years ago with a shock 2-1 win over their South American rivals in a pulsating game that saw Colombia play 87 minutes with ten men.


All eyes on Salah as World Cup hosts take on Egypt

By Sports Desk

June 19, 2018 – 4:53 pm

SAINT PETERSBURG: World Cup hosts Russia face an Egypt side buoyed by the likely return of star man Mohamed Salah on Tuesday knowing a win will all but guarantee a place in the last 16.


England Survives Scrappy Tunisia in World Cup Opener

By Sports Desk

June 19, 2018 – 1:20 am

Harry Kane scored a 91st minute winner, his second headed goal of the match, as England defeated Tunisia, 2-1, in Volgograd Monday night, narrowly averting a disastrous result against the overmatched Tunisians.


Egypt goalkeeper declines beer-sponsored World Cup award

By Sports Desk

June 18, 2018 – 10:30 pm

An Egypt team official has confirmed goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy declined to receive a player of the match trophy at the World Cup for religious reasons.