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Black Satellites XI: Karim Zito Makes One Change To Face Morocco Tonight

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Black Satellites head coach Karim Zito has made one change in his line up to face Morocco in the Total AFCON U-20 at Nouadhibou.

Eric Appiah who enjoyed minutes in Ghana’s 4-0 thrashing of Tanzania makes way for Patrick Mensah in the middle.

Zito has switched to 4-3-3 holding system with Emmanuel Essiam and Patrick Mensah at the base of the midfield. Fatawu Issaku will playing just in front of the two.

Two goal hero Percious Boah alonside Joselpho Barnes and Mohammed Sulemana will lead the attack.

The game is set at 7:00pm Kickoff time.

Starting XI

Danlad Ibrahim

Philimon Baffour, Samuel Abbey- Ashie Quaye, Frank Assinki, Nathaniel Adjei

Emmanuel Essiam, Patrick Mensah, Abdul Fatawu Issahaku,

Mohammed Sulemana, Percious Boah, Joselpho Barnes.

A win for either team qualifies him to the next stage of the tournament

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Man City 0-2 Man Utd: Bruno and Shaw Halt City’s Incredible Winning Streak

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Manchester City’s run of 21 consecutive wins came to a crunching halt as Manchester United won 2-0 at the Etihad Stadium.

The game began in startling fashion when Gabriel Jesus fouled Anthony Martial inside the first minute, gifting Bruno Fernandes the opportunity to score from the penalty spot.

Early in the second half came the game’s pivotal moments. First Rodri hit the angle of post and bar from the edge of the box, then less than two minutes later Luke Shaw exchanged passes with Marcus Rashford before slotting home from 20 yards out.

Although characteristically enjoying a lot of play in United’s half, City failed to really test United goalkeeper Dean Henderson, indeed Anthony Martial was closer to adding to the visitor’s lead when forcing a fine save out of Ederson from point-blank range.

The result narrows City’s lead over United and the rest of the Premier League to 11 points, but more importantly dents the aura of invincibility Pep Guardiola’s side have been carrying with them ahead as they pursue trophies on four fronts.

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Benzema: “Brazilian Ronaldo And Mike Tyson Were My Role Models

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Speaking in an interview with the magazine ‘ICON’, of ‘El País’, which will be published on Saturday, Benzema discusses his personal life and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, who is a doubt for the Madrid derby on Sunday, sat down for an honest and open interview with the magazine ‘ICON’, of ‘El País’. The Frenchman discusses his connection with Cristiano Ronaldo during his time at Real Madrid and explains his relationship with head coach Zinedine Zidane.

Benzema arrived at Real Madrid in 2009 together with Cristiano Ronaldo and Kaká, among others, in what was the return of Florentino Pérez to the presidency of the Spanish giants. The Frenchman has great memories of the stage he shared with the Portuguese forward: “I was very happy with Cristiano”. Ronaldo left for Juventus in the summer of 2018 and Benzema had to change his role in the team: “The only thing I would say is that Cristiano’s departure allowed me to play a different role. He was scoring 50 or 60 goals a year and you had to adapt to his game. He is one of the best in the world”.

Regarding his relationship with Zidane, Benzema admits that “he is an older brother to me. Off the field, he is always there to advise me.”

On a more personal level, Benzema opens up and when asked about the importance of friendship in his life, states that “I only have one friend, which shows that friendship is very important to me”. The Frenchman, who is sometimes accused of being cold, says that “it is not true that nothing affects me. I have feelings, but I will never show my weaknesses, even if I have them”.

Humble beginnings in France
Benzema grew up in a humble neighbourhood in Lyon, France, something that has influenced him greatly to this day. “I come from a neighbourhood where things were difficult. When I saw older boys well dressed and with beautiful cars, what I wanted was to be like them,” he says. He goes on to explain that he has no idols: “I have no Idols, but I do have role models. In football, I would say that Ronaldo, the Brazilian, was a role model for me. I also admire Mike Tyson, because both he and I came from the bottom and grew. Nobody has given us anything.”

“Racism should never happen”
The Madrid forward also speaks out about the racism suffered by some players on the pitch. “It should never happen. It is disgusting, horrible and dirty. We are all the same,” he added.

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Berekum Chelsea 1-1 Medeama: Yellow and Mauves Hold Chelsea To A Stalemate

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Berekum Chelsea shared the spoils with Medeama in their intense battle on Sunday afternoon.

The Blues, who played at home, got the first goal through Stephen Amankonah in the 21st minute.

However, Medeama kept pushing the equalizer and found it in the 70th minute.

Prince Opoku Agyemang, a hitman who recently returned from South Africa, got the much needed goal for the visitors.

Medeama are currently fourth on the log with 27 points and Berekum Chelsea are 12th with 21 points.

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Eleven Wonders 1-0 Legon Cities: Michael Osei Fires Wonders Back To Winning Ways

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Techiman Eleven Wonders have defeated Legon Cities FC 1-0 today to stay safe from the relegation zone of the Ghana Premier League standings.

The team from Techiman in the past months have struggled for form and at a point looked like they would finish the first half of the 2020/2021 league season in the relegation zone.

Facing off with a revived Legon Cities FC side on Sunday afternoon, Eleven Wonders have gotten the job done to ensure they stay on course to climbing to the top half of the league table.

On the matchday, the first half of the encounter between the two teams failed to produce a goal although a number of chances were created.

After recess, Eleven Wonders scored in the 60th minute when Michael Osei found the back of the net of the away team.

Despite threatening on several occasions, Legon Cities FC could not score and in the end, have suffered a narrow defeat on the road.

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