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Mbappe backs Messi to win Ballon d’Or despite Anfield humiliation

  Kylian Mbappe feels nobody deserves the Ballon d’Or more than Lionel Messi this season, despite the Argentine being unable to stop Barcelona going out of the Champions League in humiliating circumstances against Liverpool. Messi has been on top of his game this season, finishing the campaign as top score in La Liga with 36 […]

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Guardiola: Kompany would be City manager in the future

Pep Guardiola opened the door to Vincent Kompany returning as Manchester City manager one day as the Belgian was given an emotional send-off by thousands of fans. The City captain is set to take over as player-manager at Anderlecht after announcing his departure from City after 11 trophy-laden years. And the 33-year-old had the chance […]

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Lobi Stars Coach Dies In Makurdi

Solomon Ogbeide, the head coach of Lobi Stars, on Monday died in Makurdi, the Benue State capital. The coach of the champions of the Nigeria Professional League died as a result of Low Blood Pressure, which he had complained about before his death, Punch reports. “So sad, coach Ogbeide slumped this (Monday) morning and was […]

Organisers warn against age cheats as Channels Kids Cup begins today

Channels International Kids Cup for boys in Primary Schools who are under-13  is in its season 11 this year with organisers of the tournament reading the riot act to school planning to field ineligible players. Speaking in a ceremony held at the Teslim Balogun Stadium yesterday to conduct the draws and unveil jerseys, the chairman […]

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Pliskova: ‘I know everything about Serena Williams’

In a press conference at the Rome Open, Karolina Pliskova analyzed her straight-set final win over Johanna Konta. The Czech prevailed 6-3 6-4 to conquer the trophy. “I think for me still Simona because she’s a fighter. Doesn’t matter, she doesn’t have to play well, but she’s still tough to beat because she doesn’t give […]

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Eagles need Mikel’s experience in Egypt– Babayaro

Former Chelsea and Super Eagles defender Celestine Babayar has applauded the inclusion of Super Eagles Captain Mikel Obi back to the team as his experience will not only stabilise the team but help in winning the  32nd  edition of Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt this Summer. Babayaro, a member of 1996 Olympic football gold […]

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Joshua: I won’t underestimate Ruiz

Anthony Joshua has insisted that he hasn’t underestimated Andy Ruiz Jr. “one bit” ahead of their unified Heavyweight World title clash at Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday June 1, shown live on DAZN in the US and Sky Sports Box Office in the UK. The California-based Mexican is in his second World […]

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‘Next year will be my last’ – Pizarro to retire in 2020

Veteran Peruvian striker Claudio Pizarro says that he will end his playing career in 2020 at the age of 41. Pizarro, 40, announced a one-year contract extension at Werder Bremen on Saturday, but admitted a day later that next season would be the final act of a two-decades long career in European football. “Next season […]

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Moses scores from the penalty spot to give Fenerbahce victory

Former Super Eagles winger, Victor Moses struck from the penalty spot to secure victory for Fenerbahce against BB Erzurumspor in their Turkish Super Lig  on Monday. Moses converted the spot kick in the 59th minute after coming on for France international,Mathieu Valbuena in the 25th minute. It was Moses third goal for the Yellow Canaries in 13 […]

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Ronaldo calls on Juve to hire Mourinho

  Cristiano Ronaldo has put forward the name of Jose Mourinho as the man to replace Massimiliano Allegri as Juventus manager. Mourinho who has been out of work since he was sacked by Manchester United last December is seen as the right man for the job according to Ronaldo. Reports from Italy indicate that the Portuguese […]

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