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Nigeria Yellow Greens Gear Up For Cubs Cricket January 4

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The national under 19 cricket team, the Yellow Greens, have kicked off preparations for the Cubs Cricket ahead of their debut at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Under 19 World Cup.

The cub cricket is a competition for junior teams’ franchises in South Africa. The tournament would also incorporate Nigeria and Namibia national U-19 teams as they fine-tune their preparations for the global youth cricket tournament.

The Nigerian youngsters have been training at the cricket South Africa high performance centre in Johannesburg for the 2020 event slated to be held this month.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Equals Lionel Messi’s Home-Goal Record In UEFA

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Cristiano Ronaldo has equalled Lionel Messi’s record for the most home goals scored in UEFA champions league history.

With this, the Portuguese extended his overall goals record in the competition to 132.

70 of his goals have now been scored in home matches which have now seen him level with long-time rival Lionel Messi for the most home goals in the competition’s history.

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Naples’ Mayor Begins Process To Rename Stadium For Maradona

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The football world is mourning the death of football legend Diego Maradona. Argentina’s president, Alberto Fernandez has declared three days of official mourning of Maradona who died of a heart attack on Wednesday at the age of 60.

The Gimnasia coach was hospitalized early in November after complaining of low spirits and fatigue.

Maradona began his professional career with Argentinos juniors at the age of 16.

Mayor of Naples has started a formal process to rename the San Paolo stadium for Diego Maradona.

The city operates the stadium, where Maradona led Napoli to their only two Serie A titles in 1987 and 1990.

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Aston Villa And England’s Jack Grealish Pleads Guilty To Careless Driving

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Aston Villa and England forward, Jack Grealish, has pleaded guilty to two charges of careless driving in connection with a crash during March’s coronavirus lockdown, six days after nationwide restrictions were imposed.

Grealish had denied two other charges of failing to stop and failing to report the incident, but the crown prosecution service offered no evidence and the charges were dismissed.

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