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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

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Joe Hart says he has no grudges against Pep Guardiola for Man City dumping

England and Torino of Italy goal keeper Joe Hart has said that he has no hard feelings towards Manchester City Manager Pep Guardiola fer he was unceremoniously dumped from the Man city squad and replaced by Claudio Bravo from Barcelona. The goal keeper who joined City in 2006 as a teenager was off loaded through a one-season… Continue reading Joe Hart says he has no grudges against Pep Guardiola for Man City dumping

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#Rio2016Paralympics: Tijani Latifat wins Nigeria’s first medal

Nigerian power lifter Tijani Latifat has won the first medal for the country in the ongoing Rio 2016 paralympics in Brazil. Tijani Latifat  won a Silver medal and broke a world record at the women’s -45kg Powerlifting event. China’s Dandan Hu however set a new world record by after lifting 107kg. Tijani lifted 106 kg while Great… Continue reading #Rio2016Paralympics: Tijani Latifat wins Nigeria’s first medal

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Dream Team VI: Abandoned but victorious, wins Nigeria’s only medal at Rio Olympics

The Samson Siasia tutored U-23 side beat Honduras 3-2 to win the bronze medal at the Rio Olympics. Thier victory salvaged Nigeria’s  Olympic medal drought since 2008 despite the difficulties they faced before and during  the games began due to financial inadequacies Despite being trapped in Atlanta due to the inability of Nigeria to provide… Continue reading Dream Team VI: Abandoned but victorious, wins Nigeria’s only medal at Rio Olympics

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You won’t be owed again – Speaker Dogara promises Siasia

The Speaker of  Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has promised the National U-23 side – Dream Team VI that all their outstanding allowances will be paid. This comes after the head coach of the squad, Samson Siaisia, complained that the players currently at the Rio 2016 Olympics had refused to train on Thursday due to unpaid… Continue reading You won’t be owed again – Speaker Dogara promises Siasia

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#Euro2016: #Portugal beats #Wales 2-0 to reach final

Portugal ended Wales’ Euro 2016 journey with a 2-0 semi-final pounding on Wednesday night. C. Ronaldo’s 50th minute header put the Portuguese team ahead with Luis Nani’s 53rd goal sealing the victory. Welsh player, Gareth Bale dint live up to expectations as he couldn’t find the net despite pre-match talks about an impending duel between Bale… Continue reading #Euro2016: #Portugal beats #Wales 2-0 to reach final

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Watford blocks Ighalo from Rio Olympics, Mikel uncertain

English Premiership side Watford FC had blocked its Nigerian striker Orion Ighalo from featuring in the forth coming Rio Olympics in Brazil. To worsen the woes for Dream Team VI, it appears that Chelsea of England will also not release midfielder John Mikel Obi for the Rio Olympics. “It’s a big disappointment,” Coach Samson Siasia… Continue reading Watford blocks Ighalo from Rio Olympics, Mikel uncertain

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NFF Technical Director and former Super Eagles coach Shuaibu Amodu is dead

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) technical director and former coach of the Super Eagles, Shuaibu Amodu, is dead. Amodu, 58, who was a four-time coach of Nigeria’s senior national team died on Friday night. The former coach died of cardiac arrest shortly after complaining of chest pain. His death comes barely three days after the… Continue reading NFF Technical Director and former Super Eagles coach Shuaibu Amodu is dead

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Former Nigeria Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi is dead

Nigerian ex international and former Super Eagles coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi has died. The former tactician died suddenly in the early hours of Wednesday June 8 in Benin City, Edo state in Nigeria after suffering a heart attack. Keshi, aged 54, was scheduled to return to the US on Wednesday evening before his death. Stephen… Continue reading Former Nigeria Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi is dead

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Three time world boxing champion Muhammed Ali passes away aged 74

Former world boxing heavyweight champion, Muhammad Ali has died aged 74 after being hospitalized for a respiratory disease. The  boxer died on Friday evening in a phoenix hospital a day after he was hospitalized. His death was confirmed in a statement issued by family spokesman Bob Gunnell late Friday evening, although the exact cause of… Continue reading Three time world boxing champion Muhammed Ali passes away aged 74

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Manchester Uniited sacks Coach Louis Van Gaal

Manchester United has sacked coach Louis Van Gaal today after he ended their three year trophy drought by winning the FA Cup. The 64-year-old Dutch tactician with 12 month left in his contract was paid off £5 million by Man U’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward in a morning meeting at the club‘s Carrington training ground.… Continue reading Manchester Uniited sacks Coach Louis Van Gaal