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Goal-crazy Tammy Abraham grabs hat-trick in Wolves defeat

  Nigeria born Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham was on fire as he scored a hat-trick in 5-2 defeat of Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday at the Venue Molineux Stadium. In what could pass for a day of harvest for players of Nigerian origin, teammate Fikayo Tomori had opened scoring for the Blues in the 31st minute […]

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Liverpool recovers to beat Newcastle and maintain perfect start

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  Liverpool came from behind to earn a 3-1 home win over Newcastle United, thanks to Sadio Mane’s first-half double and a late goal from Mo Salah on Saturday. The result meant Liverpool maintained their 100 per cent start to the season and won their 14 consecutive English Premier League matches. Anfield was stunned into […]

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Injury knocks out Troost-Ekong from Inter Milan Clash 

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Seria A side,Udinese have removed the name of Super Eagles defender, William Troost Ekong from the 22-man squad that will face Inter Milan today at the at the Guiseppe Mezza Stadium due to injury. Udinese manager, Igor Tudor. removed the name of the centre back on Thursday following further medical checks. Ekong sustained the injury […]

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French Ligue 1: Osimhem is first player to score five goals in five matches 

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  Nigeria international, Victor Osimhen has scored another feat after hitting target for French Ligue 1 side, Lille.   The Nigerian forward who was recently named Lille’s Player of the Month for August entered the record books after scoring his fifth goal against Angers on Friday night. He made history for becoming the first player after […]

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My mum loved football- Rohr

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Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr, has paid glowing tribute to his 97-year-old mother, Elizabeth Rohr who died on Thursday. The 67-year-old football tactician in an exclusive chat with Sportinglife.ng recalled sweet memories about his mother who he said would be remembered as a passionate football lover for encouraging her five sons to take to […]

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Bournemouth vs Everton: Iwobi needs to defend–Silva

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Everton manager, Marco Silva has charged Nigeria International Alex Iwobi to help the team defensively as they face Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on Sunday.   Speaking during his pre-match conference yesterday, Silva claimed that Iwobi’s adaptability was the major reason he integrated the player into his starting line-up. Iwobi, who is enjoying a brilliant […]

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World Championships: Okagbare, Amusan lead Team Nigeria to Doha

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Nigeria has joined the growing list of countries that had named its contingent for the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships as the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has named African record holder in hurdles, Tobi Amusan and long jump African champion, Ese Brume as well as 33 others for the global tournament holding in Doha, […]

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Don’t blame Rohr for lack of top class goalkeepers in Eagles – Rufai

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Following recent struggles for Super Eagles boss, Gernot Rohr to pick a first-choice goalkeeper for the team, former national team hero, Peter Rufai has blamed it on lack of proper football development rather than on the German, Sportinglife.ng can report. Francis Uzoho was the preferred choice in goal at the 2018 FIFA World Cup but […]

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Enyeama ready to return to Eagles

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Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama says he is ready to return to the national team whenever his services are needed.   The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations winner called it quits with the national team in 2015 after clashing with former Super Eagles handler and ex-national team captain Sunday Oliseh. In a telephone interview […]

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Murray hopes to be fit to play Federer, Nadal

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Former world number one Andy Murray said he still needs four or five months to play top-level tennis so that he can again take on old rivals Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal after career-saving hip surgery earlier this year.   The 32-year-old is regaining his fitness after a hip resurfacing procedure in January, and late […]

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