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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...

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...

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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