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After qualifying for the semi-finals, Chelsea now tops Man United to this Champions League record

Chelsea yesterday completed the job they started in the first leg against Porto as they have now qualified for the UEFA Champions League semifinals.

Chelsea came with a well-prepared tactics in the second leg not too rush too much but try to defend their first leg lead.

They did that just well, but they fell short to a late stunning goal from a Porto forward but that was not enough to shake Chelsea as they progressed to the semifinals on away goals.

However, now Chelsea have set a new record after surpassing Manchester United who now comes second for the record.

According to Opta Joe, a well-renowned stats provider, Chelsea are now the only English team to reach the UEFA Champions League semifinals for the 8th time.

Right now, Chelsea are the only English team with this record in the competition’s history.

Manchester United comes next with 7 appearances, Liverpool with 5, Arsenal with 2, Manchester City with 1 and more.

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Ahmed Musa joins Kano Pillars

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Ahmed Musa's move to Nigerian Professional Football League, (NPFL) side, Kano Pillars have officially confirmed.
Musa, the captain of the Nigerian senior national team has been signed by the NPFL club.

Musa will stay at the club until the end of the current season.

The former Leicester City star returned to the club he previously played for in 2009 and finished top scorer with 18 goals.

Kano Pillars' Media Officer, Rilwanu Idris Malikawa, said the club have agreed to the deal after discussions with the former CSKA Moscow winger and the League Management Company of Nigeria (LMC).

“Ahmed Musa is our own and Pillars FC will continue to support him anytime and anywhere he found himself,” Malikawa said.

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