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Anthony Joshua gets September date to fight Usyk

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Anthony Joshua will put his four title belts on the line against Oleksandr Usyk at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 25.

The 31-year-old currently holds the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO titles.

While he wanted to unify the division against Tyson Fury, he has been ordered to defend his WBO title against mandatory challenger Usyk.

“The date is set and we are fully locked in.

“I put it all on the line again and it’s time to defend my crown.

“We are two Olympic Gold medallists who have fought our way to the top and never avoided challenges,” Joshua, who toured the stadium prior to Tuesday’s announcement, said.

Joshua is the first prizefighter to headline an event at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Spurs’ stunning new 60,000-seater stadium was due to host Joshua’s fight with Kubrat Pulev last year until the coronavirus crisis forced the bout indoors to Wembley Arena, in front of only 1,000 supporters.

He returns to London for his fifth stadium fight and fans will see Joshua following in the footsteps of former British fighter Frank Bruno, who defeated Joe Bugner in Matchroom Boxing’s first heavyweight promotion at the old White Hart Lane in October 1987.

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Awoniyi finally leaves Liverpool on permanent deal


Taiwo Awoniyi has finally left Liverpool, after close to a dozen loan deals since signed for the Reds in 2015.

The Nigerian striker has sealed a permanent transfer to current club Union Berlin.

The German club will pay £6.5 million to keep the 24-year-old for good.

Awoniyi spent last season on loan at the Stadion An der Alten Försterei, scoring five goals in all competitions and assisting four more before a torn thigh muscle disrupted his campaign.

The former U-23 ace helped Union qualify for European competition for just the second time in their history last term, and he is delighted to settle at the club after seven consecutive loan spells away from Liverpool.

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Funke Akindele, Toyin Abraham, Nkechi Blessing battle for best dressed with their Sallah outfits

Funke Akindele Sallah

Nollywood actress Funke Akindele, Toyin Abraham and Nkechi Blessing joined the Muslim faithful to celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

The Eid-el-Kabir teaches and reminds Muslims of the meaning of sacrifice, love, and forbearance with God and relationships with one another concerning the stories of Prophets Ibrahim and Ishmael.

The Nollywood stars mentioned earlier stars took to their Instagram page to share stunning photos of themselves donning Muslim outfits and pray for their fans and followers.

Toyin Abraham and Nkechi Blessing are seen in simple and classy white dresses, and Muslim head wraps to compliment their outfit.

Meanwhile, Funke Akindele is seen rocking a beautiful gold dress that left many of her fans gushing at her.


2 Weeks In Lagos, Finding Hubby, DOD, other interesting Nollywood movies on Netflix

There are quite interesting Nollywood movies to watch on Netflix this July. In fact most of them are cinema movies that were on the big screen in 2020.

Now you can enjoy them on the streaming platform at the comfort of your homes.

Here are Kemi Filani's Top 5 recommended Nollywood movies on Netflix

'Finding Hubby'

The Olufemi Ogunsanwo directed comedy follows 35-year-old Oyin Clegg and her friends Toke and Gloria as they kiss the many frogs in the quest to find their prince.

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