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GTB Masters Cup: Igbobi, Queens Colleges to defend titles

  Two of Lagos prestigious public schools – Igbobi Colege and Queens College are expected to defend their titles when the season eight of the GTBank Masters Cup kicks off. Thirty schools across Lagos will take to the pitch this year as the schools are made up of 40 teams that are expected to compete for […]

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Rangers qualify for CAF Confederation group stage

Enugu Rangers have qualifed for the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup after eliminating Bantu FC of Lesotho 4-2 on aggregate today at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium.  Surprisingly it was the visitors who took the lead in the 13th minute through Lehlohpnolo Fothoane but six minutes later Ajani Ibrahim equalised for the Flying Antelopes […]

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Australia Open: I lost to a better player, Federer admits

Roger Federer appeared somewhat shell-shocked in his post-match press conference after a fourth round defeat to Stefanos Tstisipas at the Australian Open yesterday but admitted the ‘better player’ won. The Swiss went down to the Greek in four incredibly tight sets on the Rod Laver Arena and expressed his frustration at being unable to break […]

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Falcons thrash Romania

China Tourney: Super Falcons thrash Romania   Nigeria’s Super Falcons on Sunday rerurned to winning ways as they defeated Romania 4-1 in the third place match of the 4-Nation Invitational Tournament in China which ends today. The African Champions had a better game after losing their opening match to China last Thursday. Nigeria shot into […]

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Falcons star joins Norwegian side Arna Bjomar

SportingLife.ng can confirm that Super Falcons star, Ngozi Ebere has penned a one-year deal with Norwegian outfit Arna Bjomar. The tough tackling defender enjoyed two successful seasons with Barcelona Women FC of Cyprus before making the current switch to Norway. Arna Bjomar, who finished third in the top flight last season confirmed the news on […]

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Onyekuru makes history after hat-trick exploits for Galatasaray 

Henry Onyekuru entered the record books for Turkish champions Galatasaray as he struck thrice in their 6-0 home defeat of Ankaragucu in the Super Lig on Saturday. The Nigeria international who is on loan secured the club’s biggest league victory in 32 years. He struck in the 20th, 59th and 63rd minutes to cap a […]

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Iwobi plays for 23 minutes as Arsenal humbles Chelsea 

Nigeria international, Alex Iwobi lasted only 23 minutes for Arsenal who bounced back from last weekend’s 1-0 loss to West Ham to defeat Chelsea 2-0 at the Emirates on Saturday in the English Premier League. They have brightened their chances of a top four finish and a Champions League spot with the victory. Iwobi who […]

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Lobi Stars lose narrowly to Asec Mimosa in Abidjan

  CAF Champions league campaigners Lobi Stars  lost by a lone goal to homers Asec Mimosa on Saturday in Abidjan. Lobi conceded a penalty in the 38th minute of the match which was quickly converted by Mimosa’s Ahmed Diomande.  That was however the only passage the Ivorians could have as Lobi put up a good […]

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Serena consoles Dayana Yastremska after demolition

  Serena Williams produced one of the most heartwarming moments of the Australian Open following her third-round victory over Dayana Yastremska on Saturday. Williams put on a typically impressive performance as she powered past her Ukrainian opponent, giving away just three games in the process. When the pair embraced at the net, Yastremska burst into […]

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Action packed 10 minutes for Iheanacho as Leicester fall 4-3

  Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho was as usual a late substitute for Leicester City on Saturday, playing for just 10 minutes which was however action packed. Iheanacho who came in as replacement for Danny Simpson in the 83rd minute had hardly played for five minutes when he got a bruised mouth from a header […]

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