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Nigeria first team from Africa through to World Cup

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Dhaka, Oct 8 (AP) - Nigeria was the first team from Africa to qualify for the World Cup in Russia, doing it with a game to spare and emerging from the so-called 'group of death' after beating Zambia 1-0 at home on Saturday.
The victory, clinched by substitute Alex Iwobi's goal with 17 minutes to go, ensured Nigeria will win Group B and qualify for the World Cup for the sixth time in the last seven tournaments.
Only the five group winners qualify from Africa and at least three of the groups...
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Costa Rica clinches World Cup berth on Waston's late goal

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Dhaka, Oct 8 (AP) - Kendall Waston scored in the fifth minute of second-half stoppage time, giving Costa Rica a 1-1 tie against visiting Honduras on Saturday at San Jose and clinching the Ticos' second straight World Cup berth and fifth overall.
The dramatic late goal means the United States...
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National Cricket League Dhaka Metro declared first innings 369/9 against Ctg Div

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Dhaka Metropolis team declared the first innings scoring a comfortable 369 for 9 in 131.1 overs against hosts Chittagong Division in a tier-2 match on the day of four-day Walton 19th National Cricket League (NCL) at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on...
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