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Pneumonia stops Sarri from traveling to Parma with Juve

Pneumonia stops Sarri from traveling to Parma with Juve

Juventus manager, Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia and may not be in the dugout when they face Parma away on the opening day of the Serie A season. Sarri has skipped training since taking ill with the club forced to conduct further medical tests The club initially thought it was flu until the […]

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Chelsea V Leicester: Ndidi completes 58 touches on the ball

Chelsea v Leicester: Ndidi completes 58 touches on the ball

Nigeria and Leicester midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi made a total of 58 touches on the ball against Chelsea in Sunday’s premier league clash at the Stamford Bridge. According to wolexis.com’s statistics, the player who was on for 90 minutes made four interceptions, 58 touches on the ball, three tackles, nine total duels. The player who got […]

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12th African Games: Ghana dangles $3000 on gold medalists

Ghana dangles $3000 on gold medalists

To inspire its athletes competing at the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco, Ghana has promised to reward individual gold medalists with $3000 (N1.05M) for their efforts. Also, silver and bronze medalists are expected to smile home with $2,000 and $1,000 while team gold medalists will get $2,000. To compete in Morocco, Ghana has […]

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12th Africa Games: It won’t be easy run for Nigeria, Egypt in T/Tennis — Official

As the 12th Africa Games officially opens on Friday in Morocco, an official of the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF), Tayo Adesoji, says the ping pong event will not be a direct rivalry between Nigeria and Egypt. Adesoji, who is representing the South-West on the NTTF board, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in […]

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ATTF postpones table tennis kick-off in Morocco

ATTF postpones table tennis kick-off in Morocco

Following the unsatisfactory condition of the venue, the African Table Tennis Federation (ATTF) has postponed the start of table tennis to Wednesday, August 21, 2019. The table tennis event was supposed to kick off today August 20 with team event which serves as qualifiers for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games but the continental body headed by […]

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NFF reviewing FIFA ban on Siasia–Akinwunmi

NFF reviewing FIFA ban on Siasia

The Nigeria Football Federation has disclosed that its lawyers have started to review the decision against former Nigeria player and coach Samson Siasia by the FIFA Ethics Committee, which on Friday announced that it had placed a life ban from all football-related activities on Siasia.   Acting President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi […]

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Afrobasket 2019: Buhari hails D’Tigress for victory

Afrobasket 2019: Buhari hails D’Tigress for victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, for a highly impressive outing at the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal, that saw them coasting home to victory at the finals, winning the hosts, 60-55. He congratulated the team for the remarkably synergized play that enabled them to outpace and […]

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Victor Moses scores, assists despite ear injury

Fenerbahce's Victor Moses scores despite ear injury

Victor Moses helped Fenerbahce start their Turkish Super Lig campaign in style with an impressive 5-0 rout of Gazisehir Gaziantep FK at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium on Monday evening. Moses, who started the match with cotton wool  covering part of his left ear was preferred ahead of summer signing Turuc in the right wing role […]

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Homecoming: Mario Balotelli gets jersey No. 45 at Brescia

  Home sweet home, perhaps that is the way to put it as Mario Balotelli was officially unveiled by hometown club Brescia. The 29 year old revealed in his first news conference immediately after the signing ceremony that his mother was very happy with his return and indeed shed tears of joy. ‘My mum cried […]

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2022 World Cup: China call up first-ever non-Chinese player

  Brazilian-born striker Elkeson is the first player of non-Chinese heritage to have been included in the China squad, after he was called up for their 2022 World Cup qualifier against Maldives on Sept. 10. The decision follows weeks of speculation the Guangzhou Evergrande forward had been awarded citizenship in the country after playing in […]

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