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Neymar back for PSG after Barca transfer saga

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Neymar is available to play for Paris St Germain after being left out of their squad as negotiations took place over a potential return to Barcelona, coach Thomas Tuchel said on Friday.   The Brazilian is likely to make his first appearance of the season for the Ligue 1 leaders at home against Racing Strasbourg […]

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Tokyo 2020: Super Falcons regroup for Cote d’Ivoire

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Ahead of the second round of the African qualifying series of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics women’s football tournament, a total of 30 home-based professionals will arrive at the Super Falcons’ hotel camp in Abuja on Sunday to kick-start preparations for the clash with the Senior Women National Team of Cote d’Ivoire. Seven overseas-based professionals will […]

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Red hot Osimhen hits goal number 5

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen scored his fifth goal of the season for his new club Lille in the French Ligue 1. Osimhen opened scoring for Lille in their 2-1 victory over Angers in a Ligue 1 game played on Friday Night. The win moved Lille to joint second on the table behind French champions […]

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Pukki, Klopp Win Premier League Player, Manager Awards

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Norwich City striker Teemu Pukki and Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp have been named the Premier League Player and Manager for the Month for August.   Pukki beat Burnley’s Ashley Barnes, Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino and Manchester City trio Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne to the prize, the first for the 2019/2020 campaign. The […]

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UPDATED: ICPC seals Pinnick’s, Dikko’s homes over NFF corruption case

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The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has sealed the Parkview residence of the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick hours after sealing the Abuja residence of the federation’s Vice President, Shehu Dikko. The commission launched an investigation into the NFF’s activities following allegations of corruption. “ICPC places under […]

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Most Valuable Player: Russian Hockey goalie gets AK-47 as prize

  Russian hockey goalkeeper Saveli Kononov was handed an AK-47 after inspiring his side Izhstal Izhevsk to a 3-2 victory against rivals Chelmet. Kononov was awarded the assault rifle by the captain having been voted as player of the match by his team-mates. This is the latest in a series of bizarre awards handed out […]

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My desire is to return Ivorian football to place of pride-Drogba

  Ivorian football legend and former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba says his ultimate desire is to take the country’s football to back to its original place of pride. Ivory Coast according to him has a glorious football past and everything must be done to return the country to those days of glory. Drogba who revealed […]

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Racism in football: Wright-Phillips canvases operation walk off the pitch!

  Former England footballer Shaun Wright-Phillips may have voted for operation walk off the pitch as solution to racism in football after he said it would be a ‘massive step’ if the national football team were to walk off the pitch in the event of racist abuse of black players. The retired Manchester City star […]

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Osimhen eyes goal number 5 As Lille Host Angers

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Nigeria forward, Victor Osimhen will surely be eyeing his fifth goal of the season with French Ligue 1 side, Lille in tonight’s fixture against Angers SCO at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy.   Osimhen at the moment is joint top scorer with Lyon’s Memphis Depay but would be eager to go ahead of the Dutch international for […]

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Ukrainian Journalist reveals: Eagles play like Brazil

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Ukrainian Journalist Stanislav Roman has revealed that the first-half performance of the Super Eagles of Nigeria against Ukraine in Dnipro on Tuesday night was similar to watching Brazil in full flow.   He also admitted that the Nigerian trio of Samuel Chukwueze, Samuel Kalu and Victor Osimhen were capable of destroying any team in the […]

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