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Emiliano Sala’s father dies of heart attack

Emiliano Sala’s father Horacio has tragically passed away after suffering a heart attack on his bed on Thursday night. The death of the 58-year-old which was confirmed by a local politician is coming three months after losing his footballer son. Emiliano died in a plane crash while flying from Nantes to Cardiff to resume with […]

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Pre AFCON friendly: Burundi tackle Tunisia in friendly for Eagles

Nigeria’s group opponents at the Africa Cup of Nations, Burundi have been confirmed to face Tunisia in an international friendly as part of build up to the tournament billed for this summer in Egypt. Burundi who have been throwing into national mourning following the death of one of their key players Papy Faty on Thursday […]

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2019 AFCON: Guinea won’t be easy for Eagles- Rohr

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has voiced out that Guinea won’t be an easy nut to crack in this year’s Africa Cup of Nations holding in Egypt in June. The Franco- German football tactician confessed to SportingLife.ng shortly after the Golden Eaglets lost 10-9 via penalty to Guinea in Wednesday’s semi-final match of the […]

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Flying Eagles to hit Germany on Saturday for training tour

All things being equal the Flying Eagles technical crew will announce the names of the players that will travel wto Germany for the training tour for final preparations for the FIFA U20 World Cup slated for Poland between May 23 and June 15. There is palpable fear in the camp of the Under 20 national […]

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Ronaldo, Nadal, Federer, Xavi, Mbappé… tattooless sports stars

The possible motives behind the Madeira born player’s reasons for resisting the tattoo parlour and his tendency for giving blood on a regular basis could be the principal motive. After every tattoo, according to the Red Cross one is prohibited from giving blood for at least four months as to avoid any possible infection transmission. […]

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Akpom: i want to play for Eagles in Egypt

PAOK Thessaloniki’s Chuba Akpom has reiterated his desire to play for the Super Eagles at the Africa Cup of Nations competition slated for Egypt in June. Akpom has been in impressive form for PAOK since the beginning of the season and his club was crowned the winner of the Greek Super League last weekend with […]

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Burundi international, Papy Faty dies on pitch in Swaziland

Burundi international, Papy Faty died on Thursday afternoon, in Swaziland after he slumped while playing in a football match. Faty, 28, was on the field for 15 minutes playing for Malanti Chiefs against Green Mamba at Killarney Stadium in Pigg’s Peak before he collapsed and was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. […]

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How Mourinho ‘killed’ Ronaldo despite scoring a hat-trick – Adebayor Reveals

Emmanuel Adebayor has described the moment former manager Jose Mourinho ‘killed’ Cristiano Ronaldo in the dressing room – despite the Portuguese superstar scoring a hat-trick. The former Arsenal, Tottenham and         ‘He kicked the fridge, kicked the television, threw water’: The moment when Mourinho ‘killed’ Ronaldo despite scoring a hat-trick – Adebayor […]

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CL: Barcelona favourites against Liverpool, says Klopp

Liverpool will never be considered favourites against Barcelona, according to the Reds coach Jurgen Klopp who also says that’s the “cool thing” about the Champions League tie. The Merseyside club are looking to reach back-to-back Champions League finals but will have to negotiate a last-four tie with the Catalans to do so. Klopp is looking […]

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Klopp ‘surprised’ that Liverpool have stayed with Man City

Jurgen Klopp admitted his pleasant surprise at how hard Liverpool have pushed Manchester City in the race for the Premier League title, stating that this season is a stepping stone for even better things to come from his side. Liverpool, chasing their first top-flight title since 1990, have lost just once in the league all […]

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