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EPL: Arsenal Confirms Deal For Foran

Taylor Foran, a defender, has officially signed his first professional contract with Arsenal, the club has announced. This was revealed by The Gunners on Tuesday in a statement posted on their website. The statement partly read, “Taylor Foran has s......

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Eriksen Will Be A Waste For Man United – Murphy Warns

Former Liverpool star, Danny Murphy, has warned Manchester United to desist from signing Christian Eriksen this summer. Murphy insisted that Eriksen is not a world class player, adding that would start ahead of Bruno Fernandes in Man United’s squad......

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Sierra Leone FA To Investigate 91-1, 95-0 League Results

The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) is set to conduct investigations following recent reports on two first divisions matches involving Gulf FC vs Koquima Lebanon and Lumbenbu United vs Kahula Rangers in the ongoing Eastern Regional Super 10 ......

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Super Falcons Will Bounce Back From South Africa Defeat - Coach

Super Falcons head coach Randy Waldrum has backed his team to bounce back from Monday’s defeat to the Banyana Banyana of South Africa, reports says. The holders fell to a 2-1 defeat against Desiree Ellis’ side in the Group C encounter at the 2022......

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Christian Eriksen Agrees To Join Man United On Three-Year Deal

Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen has verbally agreed to join Manchester United as a free agent. Eriksen has been weighing up offers from United and Brentford – where he spent the second half of last season. But the former Tottenham Hotspur and I......

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Why I Choose To Join Man City - Kalvin Phillips

Manchester City's new signing, Kalvin Phillips has disclosed that he decided to join City due to their attractive style of football. Recall that the former Leeds United midfielder has penned a six-year contract with the Premier League champions. In a......

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Bayern Munich Plot €120m Bid For Osimhen

Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich are targeting a €120m move for Napoli forward Victor Osimhen. The Bavarians will look to bring in a new striker, with their talismanic hitman Robert Lewandowski set to join Barcelona. Osimhen, according to the Ita......

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CAF Announces Kick Off Date For African Super League

The President of the Confederation of African Football, Patrice Motsepe, has announced that the confederation’s Executive Committee has resolved that the African Super League will kick off in August 2023. Motsepe said on Sunday the league would be ......

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"Why Super Falcons Remain Dominant In Africa" — South Africa Coach

Banyana Banyana of South Africa head coach Desiree Ellis has explained why she believes the Super Falcons remain the dominant team in Africa. On Monday, the Falcons will begin the defence of their title when they face South Africa in their 2022 WAFCO......

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Gabriel Jesus Officially Joins Arsenal In £45m Transfer

Arsenal has officially announced the signing of Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus from Manchester City on a long-term contract. The London club made the announcement in a statement released on their official website on Monday. Jesus joined Arsenal in a......

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Israel Adesanya Defeats Cannonier To Retain UFC Middleweight Title

Isreal Adesanya overcame American Jared Cannonier by unanimous decision to retain his UFC middlewieight title on Sunday. Both fighters came into the bout with impressive records, but after five rounds, Isreal remained undefeated in the category and e......

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‘We Don’t know Victor Moses whereabouts’ – Spartak Moscow

Dmitry Zelenov head of Spartak Moscow’s press service, has announced that the club is expecting to hear news about Nigerian forward Victor Moses in the future. Over the past days, there has been speculation in the Russian media that the former Chel......

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Nigeria Women’s 4x100M Relay Team ‘Qualify’ For World Championships

The Nigerian women’s 4x100m relay team will compete at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon, USA after France failed to name a team for the event. The French Athletics Association on Thursday unveiled its list of athletes for the championshi......

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Oshoala Launches Football Academy For Girls

Asisat Oshoala, four-time African Footballer of the Year and FC Barcelona Femení star, announces the launch of the ‘Asisat Oshoala Academy,’ (AOA) in partnership with Nike and Women Win. AOA is designed to provide access to football and lifeskil......

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Anthony Joshua Needs "Brain Transplant" Before Usyk Rematch – Carl Froch

Carl Froch, a former super-middleweight champion, believes Anthony Joshua needs a “brain transplant” before his rematch with Oleksandr Usyk. By defeating the Ukrainian, Joshua will become a three-time heavyweight world champion. Froch has questio......

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26% Of FIFA 2022 World Cup’s Budget Allocated For Tournament Prize Money

Thirteen persons including seven mobile policemen and six civilians have been killed at a mining site in Ajata-Aboki in Gurmana Ward of Shiroro Local Government Area, Niger State. The mobile policemen were attached to the mining site to provide secur......

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Bayern Munich Vow Not To Sell Lewandowski To Barca

Bayern Munich has reiterated that they won’t sell their top striker, Robert Lewandowski no matter the amount of money Barca present. The Bundesliga champions, who earlier slammed a price tag of at least 50 million euros on the striker, have told Ba......

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CAF Contemplates Postponing 2023 AFCON

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) is considering postponing the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations billed for Côte d’Ivoire. The 2023 AFCON is scheduled for 23 June to 23 July. However, there are concerns over the weather conditions in Côte d...

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French Side Nantes Demand €15m For Nigerian Forward Simon

Rapper, Abdulrasheed Bello popularly known as JJC Skillz has announced his separation from his wife, actress Funke Akindele. JJC announced via his official Instagram handle on Thursday morning stating that his marriage with Akindele has had issues fo......

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I’ve Suffered A Lot At Arsenal - Lucas Torreira

Arsenal midfielder, Lucas Torreira has expressed his readiness to leave the club this summer after suffering so much neglect from them. Recall that Torreira spent the 2021-22 season on loan at Fiorentina. Despite there being some talk of the Uruguaya......

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"World Cup Qualification More Important Than Winning WAFCON" — Super Falcons Coach, Waldrum

Super Falcons head coach Randy Waldrum says his team’s main goal at the 2022 WAFCON in Morocco is to qualify for next year’s women’s World Cup. The Falcons are gunning for a record-extending 10th African title when hostilities kick off in July.......

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I Left Chelsea Because I Needed A New Challenge – Christensen

Former Chelsea defender, Andreas Christensen, has explained that he left the club because he needed a new challenge, having spent ten years at Stamford Bridge. Christensen, a youth product of the club, says it was ‘time to leave the club’ after l......

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I Felt Liberated After Being Sacked By Barca – Koeman

Former Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has revealed that he felt a sigh of relief after being sacked last season. Koeman appeared on TV3 and spoke about his exit from Barcelona and his relationship with Joan Laporta. “The dressing room was never ag......

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Kenny Miller Urges Aribo To Join Crystal Palace

Rangers legend Kenny Miller has advised Joe Aribo to seek a move to Crystal Palace. Aribo, who has a year left on his contract at Rangers has been linked with a move to Crystal Palace, Nottingham Forest, and Aston Villa.. The midfielder once lived cl......

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Fernandinho Officially Leaves Man City

Fernandinho has left Manchester City and joined Athletico Paranaense. The 37-year-old midfielder returns to the Brazil Serie A club where he started his senior career. He has now agreed to a two-year contract. “We had many proposals. But the wise......

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Blessing Okagbare: Nigeria Disqualified From World Championships Women’s Relay

Nigeria has lost its potential qualification place for the women’s 4×100-metre relay at next month’s World Athletics Championships in the United States of America. Head of the Athletics Integrity Unit, Brett Clothier, made this known in a statem......

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Doping: Blessing Okagbare’s Ban Extended To 11 Years

The Athletics Integrity Unit has extended the ban on Nigeria’s 2008 long jump silver medalist Blessing Okagbare to 11 years. The Nigerian was previously suspended for 10 years for doping in February 2022. But the AIU in a document obtained on Monda......

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Newcastle United Prepare Massive Offer For Osimhen

Premier League club Newcastle United are readying a massive bid for Napoli striker Victor Osimhen. According to Italian outlet, La Gazzetta dello Sport, Newcastle will make an offer of a ‘significant sum’ to sign rumoured Arsenal and Manchester U......

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Man United Reject Barcelona Transfer Bid For Maguire

Manchester United have rejected Barcelona’s attempt to land skipper Harry Maguire as part of a deal to bring Frenkie de Jong to Old Trafford, reports says. The LaLiga were interested in taking Maguire to the Nou Camp this summer. But United were no......

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Chukwueze Donates ₦30m Coaster Bus To Uyo-Based Football Academy

Super Eagles and Villarreal forward, Samuel Chukwueze, on Friday donated a coaster bus worth ₦30 million to Superstars Football Academy, Uyo, as part of his support to the development of football in Nigeria. During a presentation ceremony and a nov......

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Why I Won’t Advise Conte To Sign Neymar - Ambrose

Former Newcastle United star, Darren Ambrose has insisted that he won’t advise Tottenham boss, Antonio Conte to sign Neymar even if he decides to join for free. Ambrose said that while many clubs would jump at the chance to sign the Brazil internat......

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Petr Cech To Leave Chelsea End Of June

Chelsea legend Petr Cech will leave his role as Technical and Performance Advisor at the London club on June 30. The club confirmed Cech’s departure in a statement released on their website on Monday. Cech becomes the latest high-profile figure to ......

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Man Utd To Replace Ronaldo With Neymar

Manchester United may try to sign Neymar if Cristiano Ronaldo decides to leave this summer, according to RMC. Ronaldo is dissatisfied with the club’s transfer activity, so his future at Old Trafford is still in doubt. The 37-year-old was United...

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CAF Unveils Official Match Ball For 2022 WAFCON

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has unveiled the official match ball for this year’s women’s Cup of Nations in Morocco. CAF unveiled the match ball on their website on Friday. A statement from the football body read: ”CAF and techni......

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Rangers Expect Premier League Bids For Aribo

Rangers are expecting bids from Premier League clubs for Joe Aribo this summer, reports says. Aribo has expressed his desire to remain at the Ibrox this summer despite persistent rumours liinking him with a move away from the club. The Nigerian is in......

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Bayern Munich Target Ronaldo As Possible Replacement For Lewandowski

Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich are interested in Cristiano Ronaldo as a replacement for Robert Lewandowski who continues to push for a move to Barcelona. Ronaldo is said to be frustrated with his current club’s lack of progress in the transfer ......

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Rivaldo Advises Man United To Sign Antony

Brazil legend Rivaldo has called on Man United to sign Ajax star, Antony this summer. The right-sided attacker is being linked to the Red Devils, having worked with their new boss Erik ten Hag at Ajax recently. While Ajax are not eager to sell Antony......

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WAFU U-17 Tourney: Burkina Faso Won’t Be Easy To Beat In Final - Babaginda Warns Golden Eaglets

Former World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champion. Deontay Wilder, believes Oleksandr Usyk will defeat Anthony Joshua again when they meet in their upcoming rematch. Usyk, the former undisputed cruiserweight champion dethroned Joshua of his WBA,......

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WAFCON 2022: We Can Beat Super Falcons - Burundi Coach, Niyonkuru

Burundi’s head coach Gustave Niyonkuru has said his team is prepared to prove a point at the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations in Morocco next month. While sharing his final squad on Thursday morning, Niyonkuru made it clear they have worked on ......

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FG Makes U-Turn, Lifts Suspension On Nigeria’s Basketball Teams

The Federal Government has announced the reinstatement of Nigeria into international basketball following a letter of appeal dated June 17, 2022, from the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) board signed by Musa Kida and addressed to the Honourable ......

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How Ronaldo Influenced My Madrid Switch Decision – Rudiger

Real Madrid signing Toni Rudiger has revealed that he was delighted to have spoken with former Brazilian star, Ronaldo Nazario after joining the Spanish side. Recall that Ronaldo is the owner of Real Valladolid but retains close ties to Real Madrid. ......

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2022 WAFU B Final: Manu Garba Warns Golden Eaglets Against Complacency Vs Burkina Faso

Former Golden Eaglets head coach Manu Garba has advised the current team not to be complacent, as they prepare to face Burkina Faso in the final of the WAFU B tournament on Friday. The Eaglets qualified for next year’s U-17 AFCON in Algeria after d......

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You Contributed Nothing To AC Milan Title Feat – Calhanoglu Tells Ibrahimovic

Hakan Calhanoglu believes his former team-mate, Zlatan Ibrahimovic did not contribute anything to AC Milan’s title winning season. The two stars played together at AC Milan before the Turkish playmaker switched to their city rivals Inter Milan 2021......

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U-17 WWC: Flamingos To Know Group Foes Friday

Nigeria’s U-17 team Women’s team, the Flamingos will know their opponents in the group stage of the World Cup on Friday, reports Completesports.com. 16 countries have qualified for the biennial competition to be staged in India. The draw will be ......

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Super Falcons Group Opponent South Africa Arrive Morocco For 2022 WAFCON

Super Falcons Group C opponent Banyana Banyana of South Africa on Wednesday landed in Casablanca Morocco ahead of this year’s Women’s Africa Cup of Nations. The team’s arrival was confirmed on Banyana Banyana’s Twitter handle. Following their......

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Super Eagles Head Coach Hails Golden Eaglets, Flamingos Says ‘They Are The Future Of Nigerian Football’

Super Eagles head coach Jose Peseiro has hailed the Golden Eaglets and Flamingos after both teams secured qualification to the Africa U-17 Cup of Nations and the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup. The Golden Eaglets booked a place at the U-17 AFCON after......

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2023 AFCONQ: Finidi Excited With Super Eagles’ Brilliant Start

Super Eagles assistant coach, Finidi George has expressed satisfaction with the performance of the team in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. Recall that the three-time AFCON champions began their campaign with a 2-1 win over Sierra Leone bef......

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WAFCON 2022: We Are Ready To Conquer Africa - Banyana Star, Refiloe Jane

Banyana Banyana co-captain Refiloe Jane says the team can now concentrate on winning a first Africa Women’s Cup of Nations title after they were promised huge bonus by the South Africa Football Association (SAFA). Each player will get R400 000 each......

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Real Madrid’s €180m For Mbappe Didn’t Move PSG - Al-Khelaifi

PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has opened up on why he turned down Real Madrid’s mouth-watering €180m for Kylian Mbappe. The 23-year-old France international had been widely expected to leave the Ligue 1 champions for Real at the end of the sea......

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Mane: Why I Decided To Join Bayern Munich

Sadio Mane says his decision to join Bayern Munich is because he finds their plan more interesting. The Liverpool forward has now completed a medical, bringing to an end a six-year stint at Anfield. But with just 12 months left on his current contrac......

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Chelsea, Inter Milan Agree Terms Over Lukaku Loan

Intetr Miilan are reportedly close to signing Chelsea forward Romelu Lukaku on a season-long loan deal. Ever since Lukaku told Italian media in December that he was unhappy with life at Stamford Bridge, there has been constant speculation regarding t......

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‘Rivers United’s NPFL Title Will Be Perfect Reward To Governor Wike’ –Eguma

Rivers United Technical Manager, Stanley Eguma, has exclusively told reporters that if his side eventually emerge winners of the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, it would be a perfect reward for Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers S......

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Guardiola Speaks On Bernardo Joining Barcelona

Pep Guardiola has opened up on the possibility of Bernardo Silva joining Barcelona this summer. During the announcement of Barcelona’s charity game against Manchester coming up on 24th August, Barcelona President, Juan Laporta, joked that Silva wou......

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You’re Going Nowhere - Bayern Munich Tells Lewandowski

Bayern Munich have told Robert striker, Lewandowski that has no choice but to remain with the club this summer. This is despite the player sending messages to the Bavarians and the optimism from Barcelona about signing the player. Former President of......

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‘Why I Can Also Play As A Striker’ - Bassey

Super Eagles and Rangers defender Calvin Bassey has explained why he believes he can play as a striker if given the opportunity. Bassey was drafted from his preferred left-back position into central defence at Rangers last season. The youngster was o......

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2022 U-17 WAFU B:’ We Will Subdue Côte d’Ivoire’ —Golden Eaglets Coach, Ugbade

Golden Eaglets head coach Nduka Ugbade has expressed confidence that his side will subdue Cote d’Ivoire in the semi-finals of the U-17 WAFU B on Tuesday. The last four of the regional qualifying tournament will kick off today (Tuesday) with Nigeria......

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Ex- Egypt Coach, Shehata Slams Salah For Not Helping National Team

Former Egypt manager Hassan Shehata has criticised Mohamed Salah for not contributing enough to help the national team. Liverpool striker Salah has become an icon in his homeland for his performances with the Premier League giants. But Shehata thinks......

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Mbappe Reveals Reason Why He Wants To Quit France National Team

Following his penalty miss at Euro 2020, Kylian Mbappe revealed he was on the verge of leaving the France national team after receiving racist abuse. Last June, the world champions were eliminated by Switzerland in the round of 16, after Mbappe’s p......

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WAFCON 2022: Super Falcons Looking Beyond South Africa – Oshoala

Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala says the team is looking beyond facing rivals South Africa at the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco. The Nigerian ladies will do battle with the Banyana Banyana in their opening game of the competiti......

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Manchester United, Arsenal In Two-Way Battle For Abraham

Manchester United and Arsenal are serious about bringing Roma striker Tammy Abraham back to England. The former Chelsea forward has enjoyed life under Jose Mourinho in the Italian capital, bagging 27 goals in 53 games as Roma won the inaugural Europa......

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Lukaku Set To Complete Inter Milan Return Today

According to multiple reports in Italy, Romelu Lukaku will complete his return to Inter today (Monday) as the Serie A giants and Chelsea will hold a new, decisive meeting. Lukaku pushed to return to Inter after a disappointing spell at Stamford Bridg......

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ANA Abuja Holds First Gym Day, Harps On Fitness For Authors, Others

Members of the Association of Nigerian Authors, ANA Abuja chapter in what has been described as first of its kind, on Saturday held a gym day tagged, "Read, Write & Keep Fit". The campaign seeks to bring to fore the need for writers to keep physical ......

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NBA Final: Golden State Warriors Beat Udoka’s Celtics In Game Six To Emerge Champions

Former Nigeria basketball star Ime Udoka missed the chance to win his first ever NBA championship, after Golden State Warriors defeated the Boston Celtics 103-90 on Thursday night to claim their fourth title in the last eight seasons. Celtics was up ......

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Silvestre: Winning EPL Not Realistic For Man United Under Ten Hag

Former Manchester United defender, Mikael Silvestre, has revealed that the Red Devils won’t be able to win the Premier League so soon under new manager Erik ten Hag. Manchester United are expected to start a new process under Erik ten Hag, having e......

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Gabriel Jesus Will Be Great Signing For Arsenal –Enrique

Former Liverpool defender, Jose Enrique believes Manchester City Star, Gabriel Jesus will be a great signing for Arsenal if the deal materialized. Recall that Jesus has been heavily linked with a move to Arsenal from Manchester City this summer. Arse......

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Two Nigerian Female Referees Selected For 2022 Women’s Cup - CAF

Two Nigerian female referees, Patience Ndidi Madu and Mimisen Agatha Iyorhe, have been selected by CAF for this year’s Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) in Morocco. CAF published the names of referees who will officiate at the 2022 WAFCON. W......

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Nwakaeme Dumps Trabzonspor Over Contract Row

Anthony Nwakaeme has announced he will be leaving Trabzonspor at the end of the month after failing to agree a new contract with the Turkish Super Lig champions, reports says. The Nigerian spent four years at the club after arriving from Israeli out......

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Arsenal Closing In On £50m Deal On Signing Gabriel Jesus

Arsenal are on the verge of sealing a deal for Manchester City and Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus. The North London club have been linked with Jesus for much of the summer so far. The arrival of Erling Haaland at the Etihad has placed his future in ......

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CAF Celebrates Nigeria’s Historic Victory Against Sao Tome

The Confederation of African Football (CAF), has celebrated Nigeria’s historic win against Sao Tome and Principe, reports says The Super Eagles trounced the Falcons 10-0 in their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matchday two encounter on Monda......

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Nigerian Forward Dessers Wins Fifth Award At Feyenoord

  Cyriel Dessers has been named Feyenoord’s Player of the Month for May, reports ABN TV. Dessers won the award for the second time in a row. The Nigerian international scored three goals in four appearances for the club during the month. The 27-ye......

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Messi Not In My List Of Greatest Players – Basten

Dutch great Marco van Basten has revealed that Argentina star, Lionel Messi is not in the top three of all-time greatest players. According to the former AC Milan striker, the former Barcelona star, who has won seven Ballon d'Or, is not the game’s ......

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Vincent Kompany Appointed As Burnley Manager

Former Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is the new manager of Championship side Burnley Former Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has been appointed as the new manager of Burnley, the Championship club announced yesterday. The retired Bel......

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Peseiro Hails ‘Massive’ Super Eagles’ Win Against Sao Tome

Super Eagles head coach Jose Peseiro praised his players after their remarkable showing in Monday’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiying fixture against Sao Tome and Principe, reports says The three-time African champions were in devastating form......

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Your Presence Not Needed At Barcelona Again –Xavi Tells Pique

Barcelona coach Xavi has told defender Gerard Pique he is no longer part of his plans at the club. This is according to Spanish outlet Sport, who say that Xavi believes the best option for all parties is for the centre-half to leave the club. The Spa......

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Super Eagles Record Biggest Win Ever In A 10-0 Win Against São Tomé And Príncipe In AFCON Qualifier

The Super Eagles grabbed three points against the The Falcons and True Parrots of São Tomé and Príncipe at the Grand Stade Agadir, also known as Adrar Stadium, on Monday. The Nigerian team had also bagged all three points in their 2-1 defeat of Si......

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Sen. Kalu Salutes Eagles For Thrashing Sao Tome and Principe 10-0 Win

Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu has congratulated the Super Eagles team for their 10- 0 win against the national team of Sao Tome and Principe in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. Kalu, who is the Pi......

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EPL: Why I Chose Man City – Erling Haaland

Erling Haaland, the latest striker for Manchester City, has explained his decision to join the Premier League club. On Monday, the transfer of Haaland from Borussia Dortmund was confirmed. The 21-year-old has signed a five-year deal at the Etihad S......

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Super Eagles Can’t Afford To Disappoint Against Sao Tome - Ahmed Musa

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has promised that the team will go all out for a win against the Falcons of Sao Tome and Principe in Monday’s (today) 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture. The West Africans laboured to a 2-1 win against the......

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De Jong Welcomes Lewandowski To Barcelona

Barcelona star, Frenkie de Jong has welcomed Bayern Munich striker, Robert Lewandowski to Camp Nou. De Jong said this while opening up on the possibility of Lewandowski joining Barcelona this summer transfer window. The midfielder was asked about Lew......

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Ballon D’Or 2022: What I’ll Do If I Don’t Win – Salah

Mohamed Salah, a Liverpool forward, has stated that if he does not win the Ballon d’Or this year, he will do everything in his power to win it next year. Salah admitted to France Football that Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema may be the favorite to wi......

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Bayern Munich Make Contact With Spurs Over Kane Transfer

Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have made a shock move to sign Harry Kane from Tottenham Hotspur. According to journalist Tancredi Palmeri of SportItalia, Spurs are thinking of replacing Kane with Lautaro Martinez of Inter Milan. Bayern are set to......

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‘We Gave Super Eagles Too Much Respect - Caulker

Leone Stars captain Steven Caulker admitted his team gave the Super Eagles too much respect in their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja on Thursday night, reports says The Leone Stars started the game on the str......

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‘I Will Be Back Soon’ –Troost-Ekong Optimistic He Avoided Serious Injury Against Sierra Leone

William Troost-Ekong is hopeful that he won’t have to miss much time after an injury scare against Sierra Leone, reports says. The defender had to be removed from Thursday’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiying fixture on a stretcher after int......

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I’ll Bring Good Leadership To Real Madrid - Rudiger

Toni Rudiger has assured Real Madrid that his arrival will bring quality leadership to the team. The German international will join Real when his Chelsea contract expires this month. He told Marca: “Yes, it is pressure, but it is the history of Re......

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2023 AFCONQ: ‘Eagles Not Convincing In Win Vs Sierra Leone’ - Sodje

Former Nigeria international Sam Sodje said the Super Eagles were not convincing, despite recording a 2-1 win against Sierra Leone in Thursday’s Group A 2023 AFCON qualifier in Abuja. Jose Peseiro secured his first win in a competitive game as Eagl......

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Joe Aribo: Super Eagles Will Get Better Under Coach Peseiro

  Joe Aribo insists the Super Eagles will improve with more games under new manager, Jose Peseiro, reports says The Super Eagles recorded their first win under the Portuguese, coming from behind to beat Sierra Leone 2-1 at the Moshood Abiola Stadium......

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"I Want to Help These Fantastic Players And Nigeria Win AFCON 2023" - Peseiro Tells Sports Minister

New Technical Adviser of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, Jose Peseiro has stated that his mission is to help Nigeria win the next African Cup of Nations in Cote D’Ivoire, next year. The Portuguese coach made the remarks to the Minister of Youth and Sport......

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Ahmed Musa Reveals Why Super Eagles Will Be Different Under Peseiro

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa believes the three-time AFCON champions will be different under new head coach Jose Peseiro. The Portuguese will take charge of his first competitive game as Eagles handler when they host Leone Stars of Sierra Leone, i......

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Nigeria vs Sierra Leone: Peseiro Targets First Win As Super Eagles Coach

Super Eagles head coach Jose Peseiro will be desperate to see the team pick their first win under his tutelage when they take on the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone on Thursday (today). The 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier will take place at the Mosh......

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2023 AFCON Qualifiers: Eagles Defence Must Maintain 100% Concentration – Lawal

Former Nigerian winger, Garba Lawal has advised the Super Eagles to maintain a high level of concentration against Sierra Leone in today’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The three-time African champions will aim to end a five-game winless r......

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Inter Milan Must Sacrifice Martinez To Sign Lukaku – Marzio

Gianluca di Marzio has urged Inter Milan to sell Laurato Martinez in a bid to resign Chelsea striker, Romelu Lukaku this summer. Inter is seeking to re-sign Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea and take Paulo Dybala on a free transfer from Juventus. However, a......

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Lacazette Officially Departs Arsenal For Former Club Lyon

“Olympique Lyonnais are very proud and very happy to announce the return to the club of Alexandre Lacazette, a product of the club’s academy, for the next three seasons. Out of contract at English club Arsenal, the French international has signed......

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NPFL Ban From Using Moshood Abiola Stadium –Sports Minister

Sports Minister, Sunday Dare has ordered clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) to desist from using the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja in the meantime. The order was issued against the backdrop of the Super Eagles coach, Jo......

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"I’m Yet To Recover From 2022 World Cup Disappointment" — Ajayi

Semi Ajayi has admitted he is yet to get over the Super Eagles’ failure to qualify for this year’s FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The Eagles were ousted by rivals Black Stars of Ghana in the playoffs on away goals rule. Ajayi did not feature in both le......

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‘Why I’m Leaving Bayern Munich’ - Lewandowski

Polish star striker Robert Lewandowski has explained why he is eager to leave Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich this summer. Lewandowski has been heavily linked with a move away from Bayern this year with Barcelona his preferred destination. There has ......

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Dessers: I Have No Regret Choosing Nigeria Over Belgium

Cyriel Dessers has defended his decision to represent Nigeria instead of the Belgium national team, reports Completesports.com. Dessers, 27, was born to a Belgian father and Nigerian mother. The forward however chose to play for the Super Eagles desp......

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James Milner Signs New Liverpool Contract

James Milner has signed a new one-year contract at Liverpool, it has been confirmed. The ECHO understands the 36-year-old has taken a significant pay cut to remain at Anfield, having also turned down offers from the Premier League and abroad in the p......

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2023 AFCON Qualifier: CAF Confirms Referees For Super Eagles Vs Sierra Leone

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced officials for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers between Super Eagles of Nigeria and Leone Stars of Sierra Leone. Ivorian, Ibrahim Kalilou Traore will take serve as the center referee a......

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2023 AFCON Qualifiers: "Our Players In High Spirit Ahead Nigeria Clash’" — Sierra Leone FA

The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA)says the Leone Stars are in high spirit as they get set to face the Super Eagles of Nigeria, in their first game of the 2023 AFCON qualifiers inside the MKO Abiola Stadium Abuja on Thursday. Players and off......

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Sanusi Congratulates Flamingos On World Cup Ticket

General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi has commended players of the U17 Girls, Flamingos for their qualification for this year’s FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup, following a 1-0 aggregate defeat of Ethiopia in the fi......

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"Trust The Process…" - Iwobi Appeals To Fans On Super Eagles Rebuilding

Super Eagles midfielder Alex Iwobi has reacted to the team’s defeat to Ecuador and second consecutive friendly game loss. The Eagles lost to the South Americans 1-0 in New Jersey days after going down 2-1 to Mexico in Dallas, Texas, in coach Jose P......

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Osimhen, Sadiq, Lookman Lead 24 Eagles In Training Ahead AFCON Qualifier Vs Sierra Leone

The Super Eagles’ preparations for Thursday’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone got a boost on Sunday as Victor Osimhen, Sadiq Umar, and Ademola Lookman trained with the rest of the team in Abuja.......

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Newcastle United Planning Massive New Offer For Osimhen

Newcastle United is preparing a huge offer to sign Napoli’s Nigerian striker Osimhen ahead of the summer transfer window. This is according to the Italian media outfit Calciomercato.com. North London giant Arsenal had been touted as a possible dest......

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"Peseiro Now Under Pressure To Win First Match As Eagles Coach – Vs Sierra Leone" – Udeze

Ex-Nigeria international, Ifeanyi Udeze, has suggested that Super Eagles technical adviser Jose Peseiro is under pressure to lead the team to victory in the first 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Sierra Leone on Thursday. Peseiro ......

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Ex-Chelsea Star Undergoes Heart Surgery

Former Chelsea Brazilian defender Alex has revealed that he has undergone heart bypass surgery after four blocked arteries were discovered, says reports. Alex, 39, retired from professional football in 2016 after a long and successful career playing......

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Harry Maguire Faces Losing The Armband At Manchester United

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire faces losing the armband. Incoming manager Erik ten Hag is set to allow the players to choose who the captain should be, and David de Gea is expected to get the nod from his team-mates, says The Sun. Maguire’......

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Ten Hag Needs Time To Succeed At Man United – Ronaldo

Manchester United forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has appealed to fans to give new manager, Erik ten Hag time to implement his ideal success to the team. Ronaldo also said that he is “still very happy” at Old Trafford and wants success under Ten Hag.......

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Mexico, Ecuador Friendlies Good For Super Eagles’ AFCON Qualifier Vs Sierra Leone - Tijani

Former Nigerian winger, Tijani Babangida has revealed that the Mexico and Ecuador friendly game will serve as a dress rehearsal for the Super Eagles ahead of their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone. Recall that the team lost ......

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Eagles Will Improve Under Peseiro Despite Loss To Mexico, Ecuador – Henry Nwosu

Despite the team’s 1-0 loss to Ecuador in an international friendly game at the Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey on Friday morning, former Nigerian midfielder, Henry Nwosu believes the Super Eagles will continue to improve under Jose Peseiro. H......

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NFF Hails Super Eagles Despite Defeat To Ecuador

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick remains positive despite the Super Eagles failing to record a win in their friendlies against Mexico and Ecuador. The Super Eagles lost 1-0 to Ecuador on Friday morning to end their U......

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Int’l Friendly: Super Eagles Lose Again, Bow To Ecuador In New Jersey

The Super Eagles were on the losing side again after going down 1-0 to Ecuador in their second friendly game played in New Jersey, United States in the early hours of Friday. An early goal by Villarreal left-back Pervis Estupinan handed new Eagles co......

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"The Whole Country Is Watching": Ukraine Looks To Secure World Cup Qualification

It’s more than 1,800 miles from Severodonetsk to Glasgow. As Russian pressure increases in the strategically key eastern Ukraine city where two-thirds of properties have been reported as destroyed, an international football match in the Scottish ......

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Benzema Named Champions League Player Of The Season

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has been named this season’s UEFA Champions League Player of the Season. UEFA announced Benzema as the most valuable player on their official website UEFA.com. “UEFA’s Technical Observer panel has named Real M......

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Troost-Ekong Speaks On Peseiro’s Coaching Philosophy; NPFL Players, Ecuador Friendly

William Troost-Ekong has provided a detailed explanation of the coaching philosophy of Nigeria's head coach, Jose Peseiro. The Super Eagles had their first outing under the Portuguese against the El Tri of Mexico last Sunday. The three-time African c......

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"Peseiro A Top Professional We Enjoy Working With Him" – Salisu Yusuf

The second assistant coach of the Super Eagles Salisu Yusuf has described new head coach Jose Peseiro as a top professional who they enjoy working with. Peseiro was appointed the new Eagles head coach and took charge of his first game against Mexico ......

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2023 AFCON Qualifiers: "I Can’t Wait To Get Going" – Aribo

Super Eagles midfielder, Joe Aribo, says he is psyched up for the upcoming 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone and Mauritius. Aribo, who has been in camp with the other Eagles players for international friendlies in the United ......

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Omeruo Regrets Leganes’ Failure To Secure Laliga Promotion

Kenneth Omeruo has bemoaned Leganes’ failure to secure promotion to Laliga Santander in the just concluded Laliga SmartBank season. Leganes had aimed to return to the Spanish top-flight league last season after they were relegated in 2020. However,......

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Leave Liverpool Now – David James Advises Mane

Former England international, David James has advised Liverpool forward, Sadio Mane to make a move and join another great club. James believes it’s the right opportunity for Mane to move to another country after winning a number of trophies with Li......

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Man United Will Improve Under Ten Hag - Maguire

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire has revealed that the team will experience massive improvement under new manager Erik ten Hag. Maguire suffered badly in a nightmare campaign that saw Ole Gunnar Solskjaer get sacked and Ralf Rangnick could not......

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Flying Eagles Will Play Quality Friendly Matches To Prepare For 2023 U-20/AFCON – NFF

The General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mohammed Sanusi, has promised that the victorious Flying Eagles at WAFU Zone B Championship will play “quality” friendly matches to get ready for the 2023 U-20 AFCON. Against expecta......

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Benzema Deserves To Win Ballon d’Or - Messi

Lionel Messi believes Benzema deserves to win the Ballon d’Or this year after helping to guide his team, Real Madrid to the Champions League title. Benzema scored 44 goals and recorded 13 assists in all competitions as Real Madrid won a LaLiga-Cham......

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"Nigerians Should Expect The Best From Us" — Chidozie Speaks Ahead Super Eagles vs Ecuador Friendly

Chidozie Awaziem has assured Nigerians to expect nothing but the best from the Super Eagles, when they face Ecuador in their next friendly game in New Jersey, USA. The Eagles will take on Ecuador in the early hours of Friday in the second of two frie......

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"Thiago One Of The Most Overrated Players In European Football" — Hamann

Legendary Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann has launched an attack on Reds midfielder Thiago Alcantara labeling him as ‘one of the most overrated players in European football.’ Hamann reckons Liverpool needs a revamp in midfield after they miss......

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"You’re An Ungrateful Fellow" – Khan Slams Lewamdowski

Bayern Munich chief, Oliver Kahn has hit out at Robert Lewandowski after the player publicly announced his desire to leave the club. The Bundesliga is desperate to keep hold of Lewandowski for another year when his contract will expire amid strong in......

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I’ve Not Decided My Future At Everton – Richarlison

Everton striker Richarlison has revealed that he has not decided on his future with the club. Richarlison has confirmed he is considering his future amid interest from Tottenham, Chelsea, and Arsenal. The 25-year-old has become a cult hero at Goodis......

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"I Love Attacking Football" – Peseiro Unveils Plans For Super Eagles

Super Eagles head coach Jose Peseiro has expressed his love for attacking football. The Super Eagles are noted for their attacking brand of football. The West Africans exhibited that in their 2-1 defeat to the El Tri of Mexico on Sunday. Peseiro hint......

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Pinnick Confident Peseiro Will Restore Super Eagles’ Glory

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Amaju Pinnick says he’s confident Super Eagles coach, Jose Peseiro will restore the glory days of the senior national team. He made this known on the backdrop of the team’s impressive performance a......

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"My Players Showed Character Against Mexico" — Peseiro

Jose Peseiro has praised the Super Eagles players for showing character despite losing Mexico in an international friendly game in Dallas, USA. Peseiro took charge of his first game as Eagles coach but could not prevent his side from losing 2-1. Euro......

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Dessers Celebrates First Super Eagles Goal

Cyriel Dessers has celebrated his first-ever goal for the Super Eagles after opening his account in the 2-1 loss to Mexico in Saturday’s friendly game. Dessers marked his return to the Eagles by getting on the score sheet early in the second half. ......

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I’ve No Plan To Leave Villarreal - Pau Torres

Villarreal defender Pau Torres has distanced himself from reports that he plans to leave the club for Man United. Cadena Ser says the Spanish international’s representatives are ready to sign off a deal after an agreement had been reached with the ......

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Mbappe Would Have Fulfilled His Dream At Real Madrid – Benzema

Real Madrid striker, Karim Benzema has revealed that he’s unhappy with the decision of PSG striker Kylian Mbappe to have remained with the Paris club. Benzema, who a few days prior to the Champions League final did not want to talk about the issue,......

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I’ll Always Be Loyal To Real Madrid - Luka Modric

Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric, says he will continue to be loyal to the La Liga champions even though he’s yet to sign a new contract with the club. Modric, who is due to become a free agent this summer after a decade at Santiago Bernabeu, in......

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Ibrahimovic Out For Eight Months Following Knee Surgery

AC Milan Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s future is in doubt after he had knee surgery that could keep him out for up to eight months. Ibrahimovic who helped Milan clinch a first Serie A title since 2011, had a planned procedure on his left kne......

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Peseiro Speaks After First Super Eagles Training, Reveals AFCON Ambition

Super Eagles head coach Jose Peseiro thumbed up his players for their exemplary conduct in training ahead of the friendlies against Mexico and Ecuador. The Portuguese took charge of his first training session with the team on Thursday night. Peseiro ......

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Calvin Bassey Set To Join Aston Villa

Rangers defender Calvin Bassey is eyeing a reunion with his former boss Steven Gerrard at Aston Villa. Bassey was signed from Leicester City by Gerrard during the latter’s reign as Rangers manager. The Nigerian international has been linked with a ......

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"Super Eagles Will Rise Again" –Troost-Ekong

William Troost-Ekong has expressed confidence that the Super Eagles will rise again after the disappointment of failing to qualify for the 2022 Qatar World Cup. Troost-Ekong is one of 19 Eagles players currently in Dallas, USA, ahead of friendly game......

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Watford Releases Etebo After Loan Spell

Watford has confirmed that Nigerian midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo has returned to his parent club Stoke City following the completion of his loan stint at the club. Etebo moved to the Vicarage Road on a season-long loan deal last summer, with the optio......

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Arsenal Considering Move For Man City Defender Zinchenko

Arsenal is considering a move for another Manchester City star as it is reported they are interested in Ukrainian left-back Oleksandr Zinchenko. According to Sportsmail, Mikel Arteta already wants to sign Gabriel Jesus from his old employers and the......

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UCL Final: I’ll Decide My Future After Real Madrid Game –Mane

Liverpool forward, Sadio Mane has said he will reveal the decision on his future, after they play Real Madrid in the Champions League final. Mane has one year left on his current contract with the Premier League. The Senegal international, who has sc......

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FC Porto Sign Nigerian Young Star Forward On Loan

Newly crowned Portuguese league champions FC Porto have confirmed the one-year loan signing of young Nigerian forward Abraham Marcus with option to buy, reports says. Marcus, who is originally a player of Portuguese side Portimonense, joins Porto fr......

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Top 10 Transfer Spenders: Man City Lead Man United, PSG, Barca, Others

Manchester City is following the cue of other teams that achieved success after heavy spending in the transfer market. According to analysis, its net expenditure of $1.53B in 2018 more than doubles Chelsea’s $658.9M outlay. “Spending big on a te......

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UK Government Approves Boehly’s £4.25bn Takeover Of Chelsea

The United Kingdom government on Wednesday approved the £4.25bn takeover of Premier League club Chelsea by a consortium led by LA Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly. Chelsea was put up for sale in March in the aftermath of Russia invasion of Ukraine. Rus......

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Eguavoen Congratulates Manchester City On Title Win

Former Super Eagles defender and coach, Austin Eguavoen has congratulated Premier League club, Manchester City for winning the 2021/22 Premier League title. City rallied back from two goals down to beat Aston Villa 3-2 in a thrilling final day clash ......

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Man City Retain EPL Title As Arsenal Miss Out On UCL Qualification

Manchester City secured a dramatic comeback win against Aston Villa to beat rivals Liverpool to this season’s Premier League title. Heading into the final day of the season, Liverpool needed to beat Wolverhampton Wanderers and hope Man City fail to......

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Bassey Good Enough To Play In Premier League- Miller

Rangers legend Kenny Miller has backed Calvin Bassey to become an instant hit should he move to the Premier League, reports says Bassey has earned plaudits from pundits and former players following a stellar campaign for the Gers. The left-back prove......

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‘Flying Eagles Still Have Lots Of Work To Do’ —Udeze

Former Nigeria international Ifeanyi Udeze says the Flying Eagles still have a lot of work to do despite winning the 2022 WAFU Zone B tournament in Niger Republic. The Flying Eagles beat Benin Republic 3-1 in the final to be crowned champions of the ......

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Chukwu: ‘Peseiro Could Be Another Westerhof’

Former Super Eagles coach Christian Chukwu has urged Nigerians not to conclude that newly appointed Technical Adviser, Jose Peseiro, will not achieve success with the national team because he has not won a trophy with any national team. The former Re......

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UCL Final: Real Madrid Are More Relaxed Than Liverpool - Ancelotti

Real Madrid manager, Carlo Ancelotti believes his team are in a more relaxed mood than Liverpool who are still battling for the Premier League title ahead of the Champions League final. Recall that Liverpool are still in an intense Premier League tit......

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Gerrard: Aston Villa Will Make Life More Difficult For Man City

Aston Villa manager, Steve Gerrard has reiterated that they will give out their best against Manchester City in the final Premier League game. Gerrard made this known in an interview with Sky Sports after the team’s 1-1 draw against Burnley on Th......

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NFF Charges Flying Eagles To Win 2022 WAFU B U-20 Tournament

General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi has commended the Flying Eagles for reaching the final of the 2022 WAFU B U-20 tournament in Niger Republic and charges the team to go all out and win the trophy, reports says. The......

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Aston Villa Are Top Favourites To Sign Calvin Bassey

Aston Villa have emerged as the top favourites to sign Rangers’ Nigerian defender, Calvin Bassey, this summer. Coral bookmakers say that Steven Gerrard’s side are 4/1 to capture the rising star. Gerrard brought the left-back turned centre-back t......

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Rodgers Wants Leicester City To Sign Lookman On Permanent Deal

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers is determined to keep Nigeria winger Ademola Lookman at the club. Lookman’s loan deal with the former Premier League champions will expire on June 30. The 24-year-old linked up with the Foxes from Bundesliga o......

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Man City Most Difficult Game In Champions League – Luka Modric

Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric has revealed that the game against Man City remains the most difficult game for him. The Croatian midfielder has been involved in some huge moments with Real Madrid in recent years, notably the various comebacks in......

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"We Will Work More On Our Defence" – Adegbite

Flying Eagles skipper, Tosin Adegbite has promised that the team will work more on their defending after qualifying for the Total Energies Under-20 African Cup of Nations billed for next year. Nigeria will meet Benin Republic in the final of the WAFU......

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Mexico To Unleash Jimenez, Herrera On Super Eagles In Friendly Clash

The Mexican Football Federation is set to unleash Wolverhampton Wanderers striker, Raúl Jiménez and some other top stars in Nigeria when they face the Super Eagles in an international friendly match. Gerardo Martino, Technical Director of the Mexic......

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Qualifying Eagles For AFCON 2023 Should Be Peseiro’s Priority – Aikhoumogbe

Former Nigerian goalkeeper, Andrew Aikhoumogbe has advised the Super Eagles Head Coach, Jose Peseiro to prioritize the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers as a cup final. Recall that Peseiro was appointed by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on......

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Mexico Head Coach Unveils Squad For Super Eagles Friendly

Mexico head coach Gerardo Martino has released his squad for the upcoming international friendlies against Nigeria, Uruguay, and Ecuador. The El Tri will face the Super Eagles in the first friendly at the AT & T Stadium in Dallas, Texas, on May 28. M......

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"Reasons I want To Become Next NFF President" –Former Eagles Goalkeeper, Peterside

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Idah Peterside has revealed the reasons he is vying for the position of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president. The tenure of the current NFF president Amaju Pinnick will expire in the next few months, with the......

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I Don’t Need Gerrard’s Favour To Beat Man City – Klopp

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp has insisted he does not need to speak with Aston Villa’s Steven Gerrard before their Premier League clash at Manchester City. The Reds are one point behind City with only one round of fixtures left, thanks to their ......

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"Don’t Follow Rohr’s Footsteps" – Chukwu Tells Peseiro

Former Super Eagles coach, Christian Chukwu, has advised new Technical Adviser of the national team Jose Peseiro not to toe the line of his predecessor Gernot Rohr. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) announced the appointment of Peseiro on Sunday ......

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How I Bounced Back From AFCON 2021 Disappointment - Joe Aribo

Super Eagles midfielder Joe Aribo has revealed how he recovered from the disappointment of the team’s early exit from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. The Super Eagles started the competition on a positive note edging out Mohamed Salah...

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FIFA Celebrates Oshoala’s Pichichi Award

World football governing body, FIFA, has celebrated Asisat Oshoala for finishing as top scorer in the Primera Iberdrola (Spanish women’s first division). Oshoala concluded the season with 20 goals and three assists in 19 games despite a three month......

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‘It Would Be Massive If Liverpool Win Champions League’ - Klopp

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp has revealed that it would be a brilliant end to their season if the team wins the Champions League. The Reds lifted their second trophy of the season last Saturday after beating Chelsea on penalties in the FA Cup fina......

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WAFU B Tourney: Flying Eagles Seek Final Ticket Against Cote d’Ivoire

Group B winners, Flying Eagles of Nigeria will on Tuesday (today) confront the second –placed team in Group A, Cote d’Ivoire in the second semi final of the ongoing WAFU B U20 Championship in Niamey, Niger Republic. At stake is a ticket to next y......

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U-17 WWCQ: Flamingos Off To Addis Ababa Wednesday

Head Coach Bankole Olowookere has picked 22 players for Friday’s FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup qualification final round, first leg match between Nigeria and Ethiopia in Addis Ababa. The delegation will travel to Addis Ababa on Wednesday. After ho......

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Life At Man United Has Been Difficult For Me - Jadon Sancho

Manchester United forward, Jadon Sancho has admitted that his first season at Old Trafford was a difficult one, saying he is looking forward to a fresh start under Erik ten Hag. The 52-year-old Ten Hag will be in Manchester United on Monday, after sn......

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LaLiga: I Want Him To Return To Barcelona – Messi’s father

Lionel Messi’s father, Jorge has said he hopes the Paris Saint-Germain star will return to Barcelona. The Argentine superstar only left Barca last summer after his contract expired. However, there has been talks he could return to the Nou Camp, wit......

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New Man United Manager Erik Ten Hag Snubs Ajax, Resumes Work At Old Trafford

Erik ten Hag has snubbed Ajax’s squad win celebrations in favor of joining Manchester United. The Ajax players and its outgoing manager, Ten Hag, were scheduled to travel to Curacao for their post-season tour, but the Dutchman has opted out and ins......

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Five Nigerians Who Have Played Under New Super Eagles Head Coach Jose Peseiro

On Wednesday evening, there came word from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) of the appointment of Portuguese manager Jose Peseiro to the post of Nigeria manager. While he will take charge of the Super Eagles for the first time later this month, ......

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NFF Appoints José Peseiro As Head Coach Of Super Eagles

The Nigeria Football Federation on Sunday announced the appointment of Mr Joeé Santos Peseiro as the new Head Coach of the Senior Men National Team, Super Eagles. The appointment is with immediate effect, subject to the signing of agreed terms betwe......

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Osimhen Denies Napoli Control His Social Media Accounts

Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen has denied reports his Italian club Napoli controls his social media account, reports ABN TV. La Republica reported that they have studied the 45-page contract Osimhen signed in 2020 after his move from Lille. The repor......

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2022 U-20 WAFU Zone B: Flying Eagles To Face Côte d’Ivoire In Semi-Finals

Flying Eagles of Nigeria will face Côte d’Ivoire in the semi-finals of the 2022 U-20 WAFU Zone B tournament in Niger Republic, ABN TV reports. The semi-final pairing was confirmed after the Flying Eagles were confirmed as Group B winners. The Lad......

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Lewandowski: I’ve Played My Last Game For Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich striker, Robert Lewandowski has confirmed that he has played his last game for the team and has no intention of renewing his contract. The Polish striker stated this in an interview with Sky Germany after helping his team to a 2-2 dra......

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Klopp Equals Alex Ferguson’s Record After Liverpool’s FA Cup Final Win Vs Chelsea

Jurgen Klopp has equaled the record set by legendary Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, after Liverpool edged Chelsea in the final of the FA Cup on Saturday. Following a goalless affair in 120 minutes of football, Liverpool beat Chelsea 6-5......

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Chukwueze Nominated For LaLiga African Player Of The Season

Villarreal winger, Samuel Chukwueze has been nominated for the maiden edition of the LaLiga African player of the season award. LaLiga presented the African player of the mid-season award to Moroccan goalkeeper, Sevilla’s Yassine ‘Bono’ Bounou......

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Four Russian Football Clubs Appeal With CAS Against Suspension From European Tournaments

Russian football clubs CSKA Moscow, Zenit St. Petersburg, Dynamo Moscow and Sochi have filed a lawsuit with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against their suspension from the European tournaments in the 2022/2023 season, CSKA Moscow FC press ......

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Ministry Of Sports Okays Peseiro For Super Eagles Top Job

The Sports Ministry has approved the appointment of Jose Peseiro as the new head coach of the Super Eagles. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has reportedly picked Peseiro to replace Gernot Rohr as the substantive head coach of the Super Eagles ......

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I’m Ready To Restore Man United’s Glorious Days Says Ten Hag

New Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has declared that he’s prepared to face the huge managerial job at Old Trafford. In an interview with Voetbal International, the Dutch tactician, who guided Ajax to another Eredivisie title on Wednesday, sta......

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EPL Top Four Battle Not Over Yet - Arteta Insists

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta has reiterated that the Gunners is still in the top four race of the Premier League despite losing 3-0 to Tottenham on Thursday. Two goals from Harry Kane and Son Heung-min’s second-half effort gave a dent to the Gunne......

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Ten Hag: I’m Ready To Restore Man United Glory Days

New Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has declared that he’s prepared to face the huge managerial job at Old Trafford. In an interview with Voetbal International, the Dutch tactician, who guided Ajax to another Erendivisie title on Wednesday, sta......

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Ronaldo Claims Second Premier League POTM Award Of The Season

Manchester United Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo has been named as the Premier League’s Player of the Month for April. Ronaldo, who has now claimed the award for the second time this season after first winning it in September, was announced as t......

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Conte May Quit If Spurs Lose To Arsenal – Sheringham

Former Tottenham striker, Teddy Sheringham has revealed that Antonio Conte will thrown in the towel if the Spurs fail to overcome Arsenal in today’s Premier League game. In an interview with 8Xbet, Sheringham fears the former Chelsea boss may leav......

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Flying Eagles Ready For Burkina Faso Test - Bosso

Flying Eagles head coach Ladan Bosso says his team will go all out for a win against Burkina Faso on Thursday. Bosso’s charges will take on the Young Stallions in their second Group B game at the WAFU B U-20 Championship. The encounter is billed fo......

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Mike Tyson Escapes Prosecution For Punching Plane Passenger

Former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson will not be prosecuted by the authorities after he was recorded on video punching a fellow first-class passenger aboard a plane at San Francisco International Airport last month. The San Mateo County District Attor......

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Uyo To Host 2022 CAF Confederation Cup Final

CAF has today announced that Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Nigeria will host 2021/22 TotalEnergies Confederation Cup final. The final is scheduled for Friday, May 20, 2022. CAF will confirm the kick-off time in due course. This is th......

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FIFA Orders NFF To Pay Rohr’s Outstanding Salaries Over Breach Of Contract

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) would cough at least a princely sum of $1,045,000 USD (about N 433,873,550.00) to German coach Gernot Rohr following his unceremonious dismissal last December on the eve of the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) held......

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Barcelona Agree Two-Year Deal With Chelsea Captain Azpilicueta

LaLiga giants Barcelona have reportedly agreed to a two-year contract worth £11million a season with Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta. Azpilicueta came close to departing Chelsea on a free transfer last summer before signing a new one-year extensio......

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Rangnick Apologies To Man United Fans After Humiliating Defeat At Brighton

Ralf Rangnick apologized to Manchester United’s supporters after the Red Devils’ 4-0 thrashing at Brighton describing it as humiliating and unacceptable. United’s players were subjected to chants of “you’re not fit to wear the shirt” from......

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2022 U-20 WAFU B: Flying Eagles Defeat Ghana In Group Opener

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria got their 2022 WAFU Zone B qualifying tournament off to a perfect start after defeating defending champions Black Satellites of Ghana 2-0 in Niamey, Niger Republic on Sunday. The Group B game, which was played inside the ......

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"Don’t Sign Pogba" – Carragher Warns Guardiola

Former Liverpool star, Jamie Carragher has warned Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola not to sign Man United midfielder, Paul Pogba. Carragher further hit out at the France international for his lack of work ethic, as the 29-year-old is set to lea......

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Mount Must Reject Chelsea New Contract – Hutton

Former Aston Villa full-back, Alan Hutton, has advised Chelsea midfielder, Mason Mount to reject any new contract offer from Chelsea and join either Manchester City or Liverpool in the near future. Mount, who has become one of Chelsea's stand-out pla......

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Champions League: What Inspired Real Madrid’s Comeback Against Man City - Ancelotti

Carlo Ancelotti said the “history of the club” helped his Real Madrid side stage another Champions League comeback to down Manchester City on Wednesday and reach the final. The 13-time European champions trailed 1-0 on the night and 5-3 on aggreg......

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"Why I Want A Foreign Coach For The Super Eagles" — Udeze

Former Nigeria international Ifeanyi Udeze has said he would prefer a foreign coach to handle the Super Eagles. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is yet to announce a new coach for the Eagles following the exit of former handler Austine Eguavoen.......

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Champions League: Why Man City Lost To Real Madrid -Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola put his side’s latest Champions League collapse down to the unpredictability of football after Real Madrid produced a stunning late fightback to reach the final. City led 1-0 on the night at the Santiago Bernab......

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"Bosso Has Nothing To Offer" — Ex-Flying Eagles Coach, Uwa

Former Flying Eagles coach Godwin Uwa says the country’s current U-20 men’s team handler, Ladan Bosso, has nothing to offer. Bosso was reinstated as the Flying Eagles Coach despite failing to qualify the team for the 2021 U-20 Africa Cup of Natio......

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Don’t Delay Announcement Of A Foreign Coach For Eagles – Aikhoumogbe Tells NFF

Former Nigerian goalkeeper, Andrew Aikhoumogbe has warned the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to settle the issue of a foreign coach that will manage the Super Eagles before the commencement of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. Recall that......

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ECL: Mourinho Banks On Home Support To Overcome Leicester City

Roma coach Jose Mourinho believes the home support will play a crucial role in tonight’s Europa Conference League against Leicester City. Roma host the second leg of the semifinal with the aggregate score locked at 1-1. Mourinho said, “There is n......

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Chukwueze, Courtois, Busquet, Marcelo Make LaLiga Team Of The Week

Samuel Chukwueze alongside stars like Barcelona’s Sergio Busquet and Real Madrid duo Thibaut Courtois and Marcelo were included in the Spanish LaLiga Team of the Week. Football facts and statistics website, whoscored.com, published the Team of the ......

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Ex-Rangers Star Thompson Raves About ‘Versatile’ Aribo

Former Rangers star Kevin Thompson has hailed Nigerian midfielder Joe Aribo for his positive contributions to the club this season, reports say. Aribo has played more games this season for club and country than any footballer in the world. The 25 yea......

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PSG Targets Osimhen For Mbappe Replacement

Paris Saint-Germain could move for Victor Osimhen this summer, should Kylian Mbappe leave the club, reports says. Transfer expert Gianluca Di Marzio told WettFreunde that the Ligue 1 champions will look to sign a new forward in case Mbappe leave the......

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Rangnick Clarifies Ronaldo’s Manchester United Future

Ralf Rangnick has revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo will be staying at Manchester United next season despite plans to sign two new strikers this summer. Rangnick is set to make way for incoming head coach Erik ten Hag at Old Trafford once the season is......

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We’re Still On Course To Win First NPFL Title - Rivers Utd Captain

Rivers United captain, Austine Festus insists the team is still in a good position to win a first Nigeria Professional Football League title despite Sunday’s defeat at Kwara United. Stanley Eguma’s side suffered a 2-1 defeat against their hosts a......

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Reason I Didn’t Play N’Golo Kante Against Everton – Tuchel

N’Golo Kante, a Chelsea midfielder, was injured again and missed the Blues’ Premier League away game against Everton on Sunday (May 1). Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel explained why he did not start N’Golo Kante in his team’s 1-0 loss to Ever......

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Count Me Out Of Man United Director Of Football Role - Rio Ferdinand

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand admits he is no longer looking to take on a director role at the club. Ferdinand was linked to the director of football position at United, while he has previously spoken about being open to taking on a role at ......

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UCL: "Real Madrid Were Lucky Against Man City" — Del Piero

Italy and Juventus legend Alessandro Del Piero believes Real Madrid was lucky against Manchester City as Pep Guardiola’s men ‘could have scored eight goals.’ Madrid suffered a 4-3 loss at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday in the first leg of the Ch......

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Bosso Picks 28 Players For WAFU B Championship

Seventh-time African champions Nigeria has high expectations as they head to Niamey, capital of the Niger Republic for this year’s WAFU B U20 Championship taking place in that country, 7th – 20th May. Nigeria’s contingent will fly into Niamey o......

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Lookman, Iheanacho Look To Help Leicester Secure First Leg Advantage In Europa Conference League Semis

The duo of Nigerian attackers, Kelechi Iheanacho and Ademola Lookman are 180 minutes away from qualifying for the Europa Conference League final as Leicester City look to make further history. Leicester and Roma will begin their fight for a place in ......

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Villarreal Manager Emery Interested In Emmanuel Dennis

Villarreal manager Unai Emery is interested in bringing Watford forward Emmanuel Dennis to Spain. Dennis linked up with Watford last summer from Belgian Pro League side Club Brugge and has been outstanding in his first campaign in the Premier League.......

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Villarreal Manager Emery Interested In Dennis

Villarreal manager Unai Emery is interested in bringing Watford forward Emmanuel Dennis to Spain. Dennis linked up with Watford last summer from Belgian Pro League side Club Brugge, and has been outstanding in his first campaign in the Premier League......

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Six Man United Players Ruled Out Of Chelsea Clash

Manchester United will be without six players when they host Chelsea in Thursday’s Premier League fixture. United’s manager Ralf Rangnick disclosed this during his pre-match press conference on Wednesday. Rangnick revealed that Fred will not make......

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Europa League: Rangers Can Get Positive Result Against Leipzig

Joe Aribo is confident Rangers can beat semi-final opponent RB Leipzig and secure a place in the final of the Europa League. The Scottish Premiership champions will face Leipzig in the first leg on Thursday at the Red Bull Arena. The Gers eliminated ......

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Why Man United Lacked Consistency - Lindelof

Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof admits they’ve been poor this season. The Swede concedes consistency has escaped them during the campaign. Lindelof said, “I think we need to find more stability in our game and we need to win more match......

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EPL: We’ll Do Everything To Avoid Relegation – Iwobi Speaks Ahead Everton Vs Chelsea

Super Eagles midfielder, Alex Iwobi says Everton will do everything within their willpower to avoid being relegated from the Premier League. The Nigerian international made this known in an interview with Everton TV, where he said that the team will ......

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Super Falcons Can Rule Africa Again - Kanu

Uchenna Kanu insists the Super Falcons can successfully defend their Women’s Africa Cup of Nations title in Morocco. Randy Waldrum’s charges will look to win a 10th WAFCON title in Morocco later this year. The Super Falcons beat tough foes Ghana ......

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Former Italy Goalkeeper Zenga Applies For Super Eagles Top Job

Walter Zenga, a former Italian national team, the Azzurri goalkeeper, has indicated an interest in replacing Gernot Rohr as the substantive head coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles. Zenga, who has equally had a managerial spell at Italian Serie A side,......

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You Made Huge Mistake Accepting Man United Managerial Job – Ruud Gullit Tells Ten Hag

Former Chelsea and Newcastle manager Ruud Gullit says Erik ten Hag has made a mistake agreeing to join Manchester United. Gullit fears Ten Hag will not be given the time to turn things around with ex-United players like Gary Neville and Rio Ferdinand......

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Chelsea Boss Confirms Rudiger’s Summer Departure

Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that Antonio Rudiger will depart Chelsea in the summer after months of uncertainty surrounding the player’s future. Rudiger is out of contract in a few months and has informed the Blues boss of his likely imminent depart......

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Tyson Fury Beats Dillian Whyte, Remains Undefeated

Two-time heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury, has defended his title after beating compatriot, Dillian Whyte, by knockout. Whyte was knocked out in the fourth round after taking an uppercut from Fury. Despite trying to continue the fight, referee Mark L......

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Pogba Ruled Out For The Season With Calf Injury

Manchester United have confirmed that Paul Pogba is unlikely to play again this season due to a calf injury. United stated this in a statement on their website on Friday. Pogba sustained the injury in the early stages of the 4-0 defeat to Liverpool o......

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NFF, Chelsea, Emirates FA Cup Celebrate Mikel At 35

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Chelsea football club and the Emirates FA Cup have sent birthday wishes to former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel on his 35th birthday. The NFF, Chelsea and the Emirates FA Cup sent their wishes via their Twi......

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Dennis Tipped To Leave Watford This Summer

Nigeria forward Emmanuel Dennis could leave Watford this summer after just one season, reports says Dennis linked up with the Hornets from Belgian Pro League outfit Club Brugge last summer and is one of their top performers this season. The 25-year-o......

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Serena Williams Pledges £10 Million Bid To Buy Chelsea

Tennis legend Serena Williams has reportedly joined a bid to buy up-for-sale Chelsea FC. She is said to be committing £10 million to the bid to buy Chelsea alongside F1’s seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton. The bid is being headed by former ......

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Gernot Rohr Demands $1m Compensation From NFF

Former Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr is demanding $1m compensation fee for what he claimed is unfair dismissal by the country’s Football Federation. Rohr was sacked by the NFF on the eve of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations early this year. The NFF a......

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Rohr Demands $1m Compensation From NFF

Former Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr is demanding $1m compensation fee for what he claimed unfair dismissal by the country’s Football Federation. Rohr was sacked by the NFF on the eve of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations early this year. The NFF agre......

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Manchester United Appoints Erik Ten Hag As New Manager

Manchester United has confirmed the appointment of Dutch coach, Erik ten Hag as the club’s new permanent manager who would take over at the expiration of Ralf Rangnick’s interim tenure. Ten Hag who is currently with Ajax signed up until June 2025......

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NFF, Sports Ministry Disagree Over Peseiro

The Nigeria Football Federation and Sports Ministry are yet to reach a common ground on the appointment of a new head coach for the Super Eagles, reports says. The NFF are looking to appoint a new head coach (a foreigner) for the Super Eagles this m......

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Atletico Madrid Interested In Super Eagles Striker Onuachu

Spanish La Liga champions Atletico Madrid have identified Super Eagles and Genk striker  as a top transfer target this summer. Onuachu has been in great form for Belgian side Genk for the past two seasons. He has scored 21 goals in 37 games in all c......

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Nigeria Football Federation Celebrates Ogu At 34

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has congratulated Super Eagles midfielder, John Ogu who turns 34 years today (Wednesday). The country’s football governing body took to its verified Twitter handle to send Ogu their birthday wishes. “Happy bi......

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2023 AFCON Qualifiers: Eagles Are Favourites To Qualify In Group A – Kalou

Former Chelsea star, Salomon Kalou has tipped the Super Eagles to qualify for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, which will take place in Cote d’Ivoire. The former Ivory Coast international made this known in an interview with SuperSports on Tu......

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Nigeria National League Opens Transfer Window

Clubs in the Nigeria National League (NNL) are now free to embark on the transfer of players and coaches as enshrined in the rule book for the 2021-2022 season. The first stanza matches in Northern conference groups A1 and A2, Southern Conference B1 ......

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Ronaldo To Miss Clash With Liverpool As He Lost Baby Son

Portuguese skipper Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Manchester United’s Premier League game against Liverpool on Tuesday evening following the death of his baby son. Ronaldo and his partner, Georgina Rodriguez, announced in October that they were expect......

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Oshoala Steps Up Training For Full Recovery From Injury

Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala has stepped up the process of her full recovery from injury at FC Barcelona Femeni home Stadium Camp Nou, reports says. The four- time African Women Footballer of the Year sustained a thigh injury during a traini......

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Bosso Invites Six New Players To Flying Eagles Camp

Flying Eagles head coach Ladan Bosso has invited six new players ahead of the WAFU B U-20 tournament in Niamey, Niger, reports  Bosso unveiled a 40-man shortlist for the competition on Monday. The new call-ups are Ayo Adejubu of Shooting stars, Henr......

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Crystal Palace Step Up Bid For Rangers Joe Aribo

Crystal Palace have stepped up their interest in Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo, reports Completesports.com. According to Football Insider, a number of Premier League clubs are interested in the Nigeria international. The Eagles are however considering......

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Man United Star Involved In Car Crash Ahead Liverpool Game

Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes was involved in a car crash on Monday morning, the Mirror reports. It is believed Fernandes and other passengers in the vehicle have not suffered serious injuries, although this remains unconfirmed. Fernan......

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Jose Peseiro Favourite To Become New Super Eagles Head Coach

Jose Peseiro is the overwhelming favourite to land the Super Eagles coaching job, according to several media reports. The Portuguese is in extensive talks with the Nigeria Football Federation and an announcement will be made once everything is finali......

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Kenya, Zimbabwe To Make 2023 AFCON Draw Despite FIFA Ban

Confederation of African Football (CAF) says it will include Kenya and Zimbabwe in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying draw. The addition of the two national teams to the draw that will take place on Tuesday in Johannesburg is coming amid the F......

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UCL: Benzema Is An Exceptional Player – Guardiola

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has described Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema as an exceptional talent. City will meet Benzema and Real Madrid in the Champions League semifinals. Guardiola said: “Benzema is exceptional, not only for what he do......

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Super Falcons Keeper Nnadozie’s French Club Qualify For UEFA Women’s Champions League

Super Falcons first choice goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie and her Paris FC teammates have qualified for next season’s UEFA women’s Champions League. Paris FC will feature in the qualifying round to advance into the Champions League group stage. The......

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Udinese Youngster Destiny Udogie Picks Italy Over Nigeria

Udinese defender Destiny Udogie has opted to represent Italy on the international stage at the expense of Nigeria, reports said. Udogie was born in Italy, but he is of Nigerian descent. The youngster is currently on loan at Hellas Verona from Udinese......

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Troost-Ekong And Samuel Kalu Out Of Brentford Clash

Watford manager Roy Hodgson has confirmed Nigerian duo William Troost-Ekong and Samuel Kalu are not available for selection in Saturday’s (today) Premier League clash against Brentford. Troost-Ekong......

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Exclusive: Chukwueze Capable Of Leading Villarreal To Champions League Glory – Akpoborie

Former Nigerian forward, Jonathan Akpoborie believes Super Eagles winger, Samuel Chukwueze has the potential to help Villarreal unlock Liverpool’s defence and lead his team to UEFA Champions League ......

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Plan To Sell Chelsea Can’t Distract Us — Ruben Loftus-Cheek

Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek says the club’s sale cannot be a distraction for the players as they seek an exciting season finish. Now out of the Champions League, Chelsea are chasing a top-......

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Guardiola Makes UCL History After Man City Clinch Semi-Final Ticket

Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City held Atletico Madrid to a goalless draw and advance to the semi-finals of this season’s UEFA Champions League. City edged Atletico 1-0 on aggregate to make it back-......

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UCL: Liverpool Must Work Hard To Overcome Villarreal – Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits he must do his homework for the Champions League semi-final against Villarreal. The Reds reached the stage on Wednesday night after beating Benfica 6-4 on aggrega......

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