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Homecoming: Mario Balotelli gets jersey No. 45 at Brescia

  Home sweet home, perhaps that is the way to put it as Mario Balotelli was officially unveiled by hometown club Brescia. The 29 year old revealed in his first news conference immediately after the signing ceremony that his mother was very happy with his return and indeed shed tears of joy. ‘My mum cried […]

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2022 World Cup: China call up first-ever non-Chinese player

  Brazilian-born striker Elkeson is the first player of non-Chinese heritage to have been included in the China squad, after he was called up for their 2022 World Cup qualifier against Maldives on Sept. 10. The decision follows weeks of speculation the Guangzhou Evergrande forward had been awarded citizenship in the country after playing in […]

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Bayern Munich sign Coutinho on loan from Barcelona

Bayern Munich sign Coutinho on loan

  Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have signed Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho on loan for the season, the two clubs confirmed on Monday. Bayern will pay a loan fee of 8.5 million euros and pay his wages. They have the option of making the deal permanent for a fee of 120 million euros. Coutinho, who joined […]

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Messi, Ibrahimovic in running for 2019 Puskas Award

  Argentina international and Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi and LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic are in running for this year’s Puskas Award. ​FIFA released the 10-player shortlist of nominees Monday. The annual prize handed each year to individual who scores the ‘most beautiful’ goal of the year All goals under consideration were scored between 16 […]

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Wilfred Ndidi reveals: I knew I’ll score

Wilfred Ndidi reveals: I knew I'll score

Super Eagles’ star, Wilfred Ndidi said he knew he would score in Sunday’s English Premier League game between Chelsea and Leicester City which ended 1-1 at the Stamford Bridge. The Foxes midfielder was involved in both goals after he was dispossessed by Mason Mount in the seventh minute of the game as the 20-year-old opened […]

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Aruna Quadri bows out in style at Bulgaria Open

Aruna Quadri bows out in style at Bulgaria Open

Aruna Quadri‘s unbeaten run at the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open came to a glorious end yesterday as the Nigeria Open champion fell to China’s Zhao Zihao 4-1 in the men’s singles semifinal. Quadri who had hacked down top players including Japanese 10-time national champion, Jun Mizutani at the Bulgaria Open was hailed by […]

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Team Nigeria good to go at Rabat 2019, Toriola and Gumel assure

Segun Toriola, Team Nigeria’s captain at the 12th African Games in Morocco, on Sunday in Rabat said Nigerian athletes and officials were set to dazzle at the competition. Toriola said he and his colleagues were in good shape and would do their best to ensure Nigeria finished top of the Games. The News Agency of […]

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NFF mourns the passing of Oyuki Jackson Obaseki

NFF mourns the passing of Oyuki Jackson Obaseki

The Nigeria Football Federation has expressed shock over the death on the morning of Sunday 18thAugust 2019, of a former Chairman of the Nigeria Premier League and 2nd Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Chief Oyuki Jackson Obaseki. The 75 –year old breathed his last on Sunday in Benin City, having left his giant footprints […]

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Ukraine Coach Names Man City’s Zinchenko For Eagles Friendly

Ukraine Coach Names Man City's Zinchenko For Eagles Friendly

Ukraine head coach, Andriy Shevchenko has announced a 24-man squad which includes Manchester City defender Oleksandr Zinchenko for next month’s international friendly against Nigeria’s Super Eagles in Kyviv. Also on the list is West Ham United’s Andriy Yarmolenko. Three days before the encounter scheduled for the Dnipro Arena, Ukraine will face Lithuania in an European […]

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Sanusi charges Flying Eagles, Falconets to go for gold

Sanusi charges Flying Eagles to go for gold

The General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi has challenged the U20 boys’ and girls’ National Teams to go for gold medals in the football events of the ongoing 12thAll-Africa Games in Rabat, Morocco. Paul Aigbogun’s wards were forced to a 1-1 draw by their counterparts from Burkina Faso in their opening match […]

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