Afrobasker in Cote d’Ivoire
Nigeria’s D’Tigers defeated Mali’s national male basketball team 74-59 points in their first match of the 2013 Afrobasket tournament on Wednesday evening. The tourney began yesterday in Cote d’Ivoire.
More Results Rwanda 80-69 Burkina Faso,Cameroon 74-43 Congo
Federation Cup: Akwa United 1-1 Warri Wolves (Abandoned)
One of the semi final matches of this year’s Federation Cup competition in Bauchi was abandoned due to heavy downpour. The match between Akwa United FC and Warri Wolves FC was 1-1 when it was called off, and the game would be concluded on Thursday, 22 August.
Enyimba 1-0 Lobi
Enyimba International Football Club of Aba defeated Lobi Stars of Makurdi 1-0 in the second semi final match played in Benin City. Enyimba will play winners of the Akwa/Wolves game in the final of the tourney.
UEFA Champions League Playoffs
Fenerbache 0-3 Arsenal
Arsenal beat Joseph Yobo’s Fenerbache 3-0 in their UEFA Champions League Playoff match in Turkey Wednesday evening.
English Premier League
Chelsea 2-1 Aston Villa
Branislav Ivanovic scored with a second-half header as Chelsea won a tough game against Aston Villa in their second EPL match of the season Wednesday night. Chelsea went ahead after Eden Hazard’s shot was deflected into his own goal by Antonio Luna. That was before Christian Benteke’s equaliser.
Brazil attacking midfielder Willian undergoes a medical ahead of his proposed £30m move to Tottenham