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No shot on target: Man. United set woeful record in Europa League goalless draw vs AZ Alkmaar 

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Manchester United seems to be sinking to an all-time low after setting a woeful record with their goalless draw with AZ Alkmaar in the Europa League.

The struggling Red Devils produced an uninspiring performance in Holland on Wednesday evening, with Jesse Lingard wasting United’s best chance late on.

It was AZ who had the better of the chances, with Myron Boadu seeing a first-half goal correctly ruled out for offside.

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United struggled to create chances against their Dutch opponents and failed to register a shot on target for the first time in their history of the competition.

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Speaking after the 0-0 draw, Solskjaer said:

“It’s a different type of sport on the artificial pitch. ‘We had to adapt to that, we made a few changes because of that, we come away with a good performance and a good point, although it should have been three.”

Manchester United have now failed to win in their past 10 away games.

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Kanu Nwankwo celebrates wife’s 34th birthday with new photos

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Football legend, Kanu Nwankwo is celebrating his pretty wife, Amara as she turns 34-years-old today.

Kanu Nwankwo also took to Twitter to say sweet things about his wife.

He shared lovely photos of her and wrote;

“Happy birthday 🎈🎂 my lovely wife May the guardian Angels watch over you all the time and May joy and greatness surround you always. @amarakanu I wish you Gods blessings and All that your heart desires to come to you 🙏🙏🙏. Keep been a good example to all and supporting all to be strong 💪 and positive. #thankgod #happybirthday #positivevibes #loveyou.”

Kanu and Amara got married in 2004 when she was 18 and he was 28, the couple have been married for 16 years now and have three kids together.

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Cute or nah: Check out Ronaldo’s new hairstyle (photo)

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Portuguese professional footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo took to social media on Tuesday to show off his latest hairdo.

The 35-year-old who is known for his unique style when it comes to his hair has recently decided to change it by letting it grow longer.

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The Juventus star player, shared a photo of his new hairstyle with the caption: “Approved?”

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Teenage Saruni dreams of debut Olympics in Tokyo

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David Saruni, Kenya’s teenage prodigy, aims to win the country’s first gold in 400m hurdle at the Olympics.

The USA based rookie, made a false start in his first time representing Kenya at the World Under-17 Championships in Nairobi in 2017 when he was disqualified for lane infringement offense.

But he returned to his training base in Kentucky (USA) and immersed in training, and not even the lockdown imposed by countries to curb COVID-19 spread has slowed him down.

Saruni has been primed as heir apparent to the late former world 400m hurdles champion, Nicholas Bett, and the 19-year-old computer science student said he is ready to pick up the gauntlet.

“It is my dream to represent Kenya at the Tokyo Olympics.

“The plan is to make it to Tokyo this year in August, but the health situation has forced a lockdown.

“However, 2021 is still a good year and I want to be in top form so that I may dominate the hurdles and be able to live the dream of my mentor Bett,’’ said Saruni on Tuesday.

With college athletics in the USA closed, Saruni, like many other sportsmen, is forced to train on his own and he loves the challenge, though it is not optimum.

“Currently, I am able to do some short runs, a lot of gym exercises and related stuff to keep me in good form.

“We will overcome this pandemic and return to competition.

“My focus is to keep improving,’’ added Saruni.

The Kenyan prodigy also has the capacity to oscillate through to 800m and 1,500m races.

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However, he sees his ideal race being in the hurdles.

Saruni is one of the top talents Kenya expects to parade in Nanjing, China during the rescheduled World Indoor Championships in 2021.

The competition is to be held in March at the newly-built Nanjing Cube.

The teenage athletes missed out on the chance to make the Kenya team to the 2017 World Championships after he was dropped in a controversial way from the 800m team to London with coaches opting to pick Africa silver medallist, Emmanuel Korir, Ferguson Rotich, and David Rudisha, the Olympic champion.

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His coach then, Paul Ereng, a former world 800m champion, said Saruni was to inherit Rudisha.

“There is a new sheriff in town.

“This boy is on fire; Saruni destroyed the 600m indoor world record in Albuquerque, New Mexico,’’ said Ereng.

 

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