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France 2019: Mercy Akide-Udoh canvasses better preparation

  Nine time African Champions Super Falcons will need to up their preparation and game if they are to make appreciable impact at this year’s World cup in France. Former Falcons ace and African women’s player of the year, Mercy Akide-Udoh who made the submission, noted that other countries heading to France for the showdown […]

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Nigeria to feature in new Basketball Africa League (BAL)

  Nigeria has been named as one of the countries to feature in a new Basketball Africa League expected to debut in January 2020. The new league  will see the NBA partner with fiba Africa to provide a platform that will ultimately take the game to higher level in the continent while providing increased opportunity […]

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LaLiga Derbies Bigger than El-Clasico, says MD Laliga Nigeria

The most watched LaLiga match among football fans in Nigeria is undoubtedly Barcelona vs Real Madrid fixtures obviously because of the  quality of play of the teams and the parade of star players. But, Campeonato Nacional de Liga de Primera División, commonly known as LaLiga has however said the league matches are driven with great […]

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AFCON U-20: Udoh, Ozornwafor make CAF X1

Flying Eagles captain Ikouwem Udoh and defender Valentine Ozornwafor have been picked by the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) in the official starting XI of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which ended today in Niger. Udoh one of the experienced players in the team who manned the left back also represented Nigeria at last […]

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Middlesbrough to Mikel: You are a Rolls Royce

Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi on Sunday won the hearts of many after putting up a fantastic display for  Middlesbrough who beat Blackburn by a lone goal in the English Championship. Mikel’ s performance drew the attention of Social Media followers  besides fans of the club after featuring in his fourth league match for the […]

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AFCON U-20: Mali Emerges Champion

Mali on Sunday claimed their first ever Africa Under-20 Cup of Nations crown following a penalty shootout victory over Senegal Mali beat Senegal 3-2 on penalties to lift the 2019 Africa Under-20 Cup of Nations after a 1-1 regulation time draw. Read Also: AFCON U-20: Flying Eagles fail to win bronze, lose on penalties to […]

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Saudi Prince Close to Buy Manchester United

Manchester United have received a whopping £3.8BILLION takeover bid from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. The Saudi royal family, who are worth a staggering £850bn, are hoping to tempt United’s current owners the Glazers into selling the club before the start of next season. The proposed takeover bid comes after United chiefs have been seen […]

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Ramos red card an ‘occupational hazard’, says Solari

Santiago Solari described Sergio Ramos’ latest red card as an “occupational hazard” after the Real Madrid captain was sent-off in their home La Liga loss to Girona. The Spain defender earlier conceded a penalty for handball, for which he was booked, and was shown a second yellow after catching a Girona defender with a high […]

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Taliban wants to kill boy who made Messi’s jersey, says Mother

The family of an Afghan boy who captured the world’s attention with his Messi football shirt made from a plastic bag are living in fear that the Taliban will kill them, his mother has said. Murtaza Ahmadi, nicknamed ‘Little Messi’, moved the world in 2016 when a picture emerged of him wearing a blue and […]

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Guardiola apologises for keeping Mahrez out of Man City team

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has apologised to Riyad Mahrez for the winger’s lack of game time in recent weeks, saying the Algerian’s form is not to be blamed. Mahrez has not started for Manchester City in the English Premier League since the victory at Southampton on Dec. 30. He had arrived at the Etihad […]

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