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Kelechi Nwakali to be added to Super Eagles World Cup team

Super Eagles player Kelechi Nwakali  will be joining the Super Eagles World Cup team after his impressive display at against Atletico Madrid in Uyo.   According to unconfimed reports, the player will be joining the Nigerian World Cup squad heading to Russia.    The player will train with the squad although his name was not included… Continue reading Kelechi Nwakali to be added to Super Eagles World Cup team

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Minister of Sports Solomon Dalung goofs, addresses Argentina as “one of the highly ranked football association in Nigeria”

While Nigerians are still recovering from the unprecedented "transmission" speech made by the Inspector General of police, Ibrahim Idris,  Minister of Sports Solomon Darlung has caused another stir. This time while addressing the press on Nigeria's preparedness for the 2018 world cup in Russia after Wednesday's Federal Executive Council Meeting , the minister said "Argentina is… Continue reading Minister of Sports Solomon Dalung goofs, addresses Argentina as “one of the highly ranked football association in Nigeria”

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Victorious Liverpool players celebrate Sean Cox after qualifying for UEFA Champions League Final 

English Premier League side Liverpool FC on Wednesday celebrated an injured fan Sean Cox after they qualified for the UEFA Champions League Final by beating Italian Serie A side AS Roma 7-6 on aggregate.  The team qualified for the final despite losing 4-2 to AS Roma. Sean Cox is an Irish fan who was injured… Continue reading Victorious Liverpool players celebrate Sean Cox after qualifying for UEFA Champions League Final 

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Arsene Wenger bows out as coach of Arsenal after 22 years

Arsenal FC coach Arsene Wenger has announced he will resign as coach of the Premier League club at the end of the season.  The coach made the announcement saying: "I am grateful for having had the privilege to serve the club for so many memorable years," said Wenger. "I managed the club with full commitment… Continue reading Arsene Wenger bows out as coach of Arsenal after 22 years

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Liverpool 3-0 Bournemouth: Mohamed Salah gets ahead of Harry Kane in race for EPL Golden Boot

Liverpool's winger Mohamed Salah today neeted his 30th English Premiere League goal and 40th goal of the season in all competitions. Salah scored in his side's 3 nill demolition of visiting Bournemouth.  Jürgen Klopp's side looked more decisive on goal with Sadio Mané opening the scoring in the 7th minute. Salah doubled the tally in the 69th… Continue reading Liverpool 3-0 Bournemouth: Mohamed Salah gets ahead of Harry Kane in race for EPL Golden Boot

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Southampton 2-3 Chelsea: Substitute Olivier Giroud helps Chelsea come from behind to subdue Southampton at St. Mary’s Stadium  

It was a dramatic comeback for the blues today in the English Premiere League as substitute  Olivier Giroud put the team ahead 2-3 over Southampton at the St. Mary's Stadium.  Chelsea was outplayed and outgoaled 2-0 until the former Arsenal forward was injected into the game.  Giroud scores twice in 8 minutes.  He scored the… Continue reading Southampton 2-3 Chelsea: Substitute Olivier Giroud helps Chelsea come from behind to subdue Southampton at St. Mary’s Stadium  

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Conor McGregor has been charged for assault 

Boxer Conor McGregor who attacked UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov has been charged. He was charged with three counts of misdemeanour assault and one count of felony criminal mischief.  https://twitter.com/SportsCenter/status/982271960787836928?ref_src=twcamp%5Ecopy%7Ctwsrc%5Eandroid%7Ctwgr%5Ecopy%7Ctwcon%5E7090%7Ctwterm%5E3 McGregor attacked a van carrying Nurmagomedov because he was due to fight Max Holloway for his lithtweight belt. He shattered it's windows.  Before McGregor's outpouring of rage,  UFC… Continue reading Conor McGregor has been charged for assault 

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#SelfieKid: Ryan McKenna becomes internet super star after Super Bowl dance with Justin Timberlake

Lucky 13-year-old fan Ryan McKenna has become a Twitter sensation after his adorable selfie with Justin Timberlake went viral. Super Bowl 52 was a historic event! The Philadelphia Eagles’ incredible win and Justin Timberlake’s electrifying halftime performance made the night a memorable one indeed.   However, 13-year-old footbal fan Ryan McKenna got entangled in the… Continue reading #SelfieKid: Ryan McKenna becomes internet super star after Super Bowl dance with Justin Timberlake

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Usain Bolt bows out with injury at London 2017 IAAF championship

Track and field legend, Usain Bolt ended his career on a sorrowful note as he fell in the track at his final race due to injury. Bolt fell few moments after receiving the baton from his Jamaican team mate Yohan Blake at the 4x100 meter race. Bolt's injury has been attributed to the cold the… Continue reading Usain Bolt bows out with injury at London 2017 IAAF championship

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Amos Adamu comes under fresh FIFA hammer

Former Nigerian football administrator, Dr. Amos Adamu faces a second ban from FIFA. The world football governing body has proposed a two-year sanction for various ethics code violations against the administrator against  Adamu, who was once president of the West African Football Union (WAFU) and a member of the executive committees of the African Football Confederation… Continue reading Amos Adamu comes under fresh FIFA hammer

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JayJay Jay Okocha begs Mikel Obi to leave Chelsea

Following John Mikel Obi's dwindling playing time at Chelsea FC, Nigerian football legend Austin 'Jay Jay' Okocha has urged the midfielder to leave Stanford Bridge and seek better challenges somewere else.  Under coach Antonio Conte, Mikel has struggled to break into the Blues first team this season. This development had prompted Super Eagles coach Gernot… Continue reading JayJay Jay Okocha begs Mikel Obi to leave Chelsea

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Cameroonian football legend Rigobert Song dead?

It has been reported that Cameroon football legend, Rigobert Song suffered a brain aneurysm on October 3 has died. Conflicting reports circulating on Social Media suggest that the player died on Friday October 7, 2016 but there has not yet been any official confirmation. The Cameroonian defender had recovered after a two-day coma and was… Continue reading Cameroonian football legend Rigobert Song dead?

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Rangers FC of Enugu are Champions of the 2015/2016 Nigerian Professional Football League

After 32 years of waiting, Rangers  FC of Enugu State have won the 2015/2016 Nigerian Professional Football League NPFL. The Flying Antelopes beat El-Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri 4-0 to remain top of the league table with 63 points three points clear of of title contenders Rivers United.

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#NPFLFinalDay: Rangers FC set to take trophy after 32 years

The Nigerian Professional Football League  (NPFL) 2015/2016 season comes to an end today  as the final round of matches will be played at match venues all over Nigeria. The race for the title is between Rangers FC of Enugu and Rivers United. Rangers FC will battle El-Kanemi Warriors by 4pm while Rivers United will play against… Continue reading #NPFLFinalDay: Rangers FC set to take trophy after 32 years

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Rangers FC of Enugu emerges champions of Nigerian Professional Football League after 32 years

Rangers Football Club of Enugu have won the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) after 32 years following a 2-1 victory over Ikorodu United at the  MKO Abiola Stadium in Abeokuta on Sunday. Goals from Obinna Nwobodo in the First Half and  Chisom Egbuchulam in the Second Half put the Flying Antelopes tutored by Imama Amapakabo at the… Continue reading Rangers FC of Enugu emerges champions of Nigerian Professional Football League after 32 years