Ghana target last-eight, Egypt chase first win

Ghana can secure a place in the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations with a group game to spare if they beat Mali in Group D in Port-Gentil on Saturday. Avram Grant’s side, beaten on penalties by the Ivory Coast in the 2015 final, set themselves up nicely in this year’s tournament by edging ...
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Nainggolan hits maiden Roma brace in Cup win

Radja Nainggolan’s maiden Roma brace stole the spotlight as his team secured an Italian Cup quarter-final tie against second division Cesena with a 4-0 romp over Sampdoria on Thursday night. Although Luis Muriel hit the post early on for Sampdoria, a sensational Leandro Paredes volley also hit the woodw...
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Can RB Leipzig break Bayern’s domination?

The Bundesliga resumes this weekend after the winter break with one key question looming: Can new boys RB Leipzig sustain their challenge to Bayern Munich’s domination? Bayern claimed a record fourth straight Bundesliga title last season, in Pep Guardiola’s final year, and under his successor Carlo Ance...
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Betting tips

Last weekend we got three correct predictions out of five. This week we are keen on a perfect prediction. PAUL MUCHESI Liverpool vs Swansea Anfield has not been a happy hunting ground for relegation-threatened Swansea City. They have lost their last five matches at Anfield, conceding 16 goals in the pro...
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Man City in crisis as Kane, Wanyama look to run riot

Manchester City face Tottenham this week knowing they have to improve or their title dreams could be over. Leaders Chelsea are boosted by the return of Diego Costa after he was axed following a training ground bust-up for the visit of struggling Hull. And Manchester United know they can overtake City in...
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