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UEFA Champions League: Monaco stun Man City on away goals, Atletico hold Leverkusen to advance

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AS Monaco and Atletico Madrid became the latest UEFA Champions League quarter-finalists after eliminating their respective opponents Manchester City and Bayer Leverkusen in the return leg of the last 16 stage.

Enjoying a 5-3 advantage from the first leg at their home ground, Manchester City did not play conservatively in an attack-oriented affair on Wednesday night against Monaco, who had tallied 123 goals coming into the match.


South Africa land tough group at 2017 FIFA U20 World Cup

Head coach of the South African u20 Men’s National Team, Thabo Senong, says they are in a tough group at the 2017 FIFA U20 World Cup, but with good preparations they can make their way to the next round.  Amajita are in Group D alongside Japan (Asia), Italy (Europe) and Uruguay (South America).

The draw was conducted earlier today (Wednesday, 15 March 2017) in Suwon, Korea Republic. The tournament runs from 20 May – 11 June 2017.


UEFA Champions League: Juventus ease past Porto to book Quarter-final berth

Paulo Dybala's first-half penalty was enough for Juventus as the Italian football champions shut out Portuguese club Porto 1-0 to complete a 3-0 win on aggregate in their Champions League pre-quarterfinal tie.

The match at the Juventus Stadium on Tuesday was decided in the 42nd minute, when Porto's Maxi Pereira was sent off after receiving a straight red card for hand ball off a Gonzalo Higuain's goal-bound flick and Dybala coolly converted the penalty to put the hosts ahead 1-0.


Bayern Munich react to Kimmich exit rumours

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummingge has said that Joshua Kimmich, a reported transfer target of Manchester City, will be Philipp Lahm's successor as the Bavarian football club's right-back, although he has not earned many minutes so far this season.

Lahm will conclude his career at Bayern by the end of this season, just like Xabi Alonso who announced his retirement recently, while Kimmich; a multi-functional player, can play both in midfield or as a right-back.


UEFA Champions League: Leicester stun Sevilla to enter Quarter-finals

Premier League champions Leicester City defeated Sevilla 2-0 in the second leg of their Champions League round-of-16 tie to move into the quarter-finals on an aggregate score of 3-2. West Morgan (27th minute) and Marc Albrighton (54th) on Tuesday gave Leicester a 2-0 win at the King Power Stadium despite Sevilla coming into the game with a 2-1 first leg win in Seville.

Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel saved a penalty from Steven N'Zonzi to give the English club one of its biggest performances in its history.


USA drawn into Group F for 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Korea Republic

The U.S .Under-20 Men's National Team was drawn into Group F with Ecuador, Senegal and Saudi Arabia for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Korea Republic.

The USA opens group play against Ecuador on May 22, followed by Senegal on May 25 and Saudi Arabia on May 28. The first two games will be played at Incheon Stadium in Incheon, while the third and final game will be played at Daejeon World Cup Stadium in Daejeon.


Hosts Korea Republic to play Guinea in FIFA U-20 World Cup opener

The Official Draw for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 has taken place at the Suwon Artrium, mapping out the group-stage challenge for each of the 24 teams involved.

The pairings were drawn by some famous personalities including two amazing FIFA Legends, Diego Maradona, who won the 1979 FIFA U-20 World Cup, and Pablo Aimar, who won the 1997 edition. Also acting as draw assistants were the Mayor of Suwon City and owner of Suwon City FC, Tae Young Yeom; Vice-chairman of FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Local Organising Committee, a living legend of Korean Football who was a former Korean national football team player and a head coach, Bumkun Cha. There was also a member of worldwide K-Pop group 'ShiNee', Minho Choi; as well as U-20 women's national football team player and a winner of the KFA Young Player awards in 2016, Ye Eun Park.


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