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France 2019: Ebi, Oparanozie, Oshoala, 20 others make Falcons final squad

Power forward Desire Oparanozie and defender Onome Ebi top the list of 23 players who will dorn Nigeria’s colours at the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in France, as Head Coach Thomas Dennerby released Nigeria’s final squad in Austria on Friday. Usual suspects Tochukwu Oluehi, Osinachi Ohale, Ngozi Ebere, Rita Chikwelu, Ngozi Okobi, Halimatu Ayinde, […]

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Kano Pillars’ Ibrahim Musa shift attention to the Super Six, Aiteo Cup title

Kano Pillars head coach, Ibrahim Musa has hinted that Sai Masu Gida won’t present a weakened side as they face Abia Warriors in Umuahia this weekend in a Matchday 22 of the Nigeria Professional Football League. Musa who returned back to the dugout after some games into the new season after he was controversially removed […]

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Bayern table £70million for Sane

  Leroy Sane is Bayern Munich’s top target, with CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge admitting they are working on a £70million deal for the Manchester City winger. Sane, 23, is the player Bayern bosses have earmarked to replace outgoing veteran duo Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery. With Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi sidelined after surgery on a ruptured Achilles, […]

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2018/19 EPL Season Wasteful Forwards: Success, Iheanacho named

  Nigeria internationals, Kelechi Iheanacho and Isaac Success who play for Leicester City and Watford in the English Premier League have been listed among the most wasteful strikers in the just-concluded campaign. Both players only scored once for their respective clubs in 30 Premier League matches according to the EPL official website. According to statistics, […]

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Madrid reject Pochettino’s claim Tottenham asked to sleep at club’s training ground

  Real Madrid has reacted angrily to Mauricio Pochettino suggesting they turned down a request from Tottenham to stay at their training ground next week ahead of the Champions League final against Liverpool. Spurs will train at Valdebebas on Thursday and Friday before the game on Saturday and Pochettino, in an interview with Spanish radio […]

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Rohr arrives Nigeria next week for AFCON camping

Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr is expected to arrive in Nigeria next week in preparation for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. SportingLife.ng understands that the Franco-German is making frantic efforts in ensuring that the Eagles have the best of preparations for the tournament. Rohr released a 25-man provisional squad last week […]

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Ndidi, Dinma to walk down the aisle on Saturday

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi will tie the knot with his longtime partner Dinma Fortune in Abuja on Saturday. The Leicester City forward held his traditional wedding on Wednesday in Abuja. His national team teammate, Kelechi Iheanacho was on hand to support him. A source told SportingLife.ng that the white wedding of Ndidi and Fortune […]

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2019 AFCON: Klopp warns Guinea against fielding Keita for Nigeria’s tie

Jurgen Klopp has warned Guinea against rushing Naby Keita into the field particularly for the Group B tie of the 2019 AFCON against Nigeria, Burundi, and Madagascar. Klopp has been under criticism from the Guinea Football Association over his conclusion that the midfielder would be fit for AFCON. But Klopp told Liverpoolfc.com yesterday that although […]

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Musa buries mother this weekend

The remains of Mrs. Sarah Moses, the mother of Super Eagles assistant captain, Ahmed Musa, will be laid to rest this weekend. SportingLife.ng gathered that the two-day event will take place at Afuze, Owan East Local Government Area of Edo State, Nigeria today and tomorrow. A source revealed to SportingLife.ng that dignitaries from the football […]

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Ronaldo Meets Hamilton during Monaco Visit

Cristiano Ronaldo has visited Lewis Hamilton as the Mercedes man gets set for the Monaco Grand Prix this weekend. Ronaldo, who celebrated winning Serie A with Juventus last weekend, posed for a picture with the five-time world champion in the paddock. Hamilton is seven points clear of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas in the 2019 standings […]

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