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Seychelles, Egypt Battles: Yobo Faults Mikel’s Decision Not to Play in Asaba

Jseph Yobo has faulted the claim in some quarters that Mikel Obi turned down the invitation for the Seychelles Africa Cup of Nation’s clash and the international friendly against Egypt. According to the former Super Eagles skipper on Monday in a live sport show, in his reaction to the claim said, “Mikel is indebted to […]

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Yobo to Gernot Rohr: Use Seychelles tie to test new legs

  Former international Joseph Yobo has urged Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr to use the forthcoming AFCON qualifier against Seychelles on Friday in Asaba, to test fresh legs in the national team. Yobo who expressed delight that the Eagles qualified for Egypt 2019 with a game to spare, opined that there is nothing at stake […]

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FIFA bans former Guatemalan FA boss Salguero for seven years

the former Guatemalan Football Association President Rafael Salguero Football governing body FIFA has banned the former Guatemalan Football Association President Rafael Salguero from all football-related activities for seven years for bribery. The adjudicatory chamber of the independent ethics committee said on Wednesday. Salguero, a former member of the FIFA and the Confederation of North, Central […]

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Champions League – Bayern level against Liverpool, Barca 2-0 up

  Bayern 1-1 Liverpool  (Agg: 0-1) Superb Mane goal gives Liverpool lead (26) Matip own goal levels on night (38) Kimmich, Muller suspended; Alaba, Ribery start Milner, Henderson in; Lallana, Fabinho benched CL last-16 second leg   Barcelona 2-0 Lyon (Agg: 2-0) Messi with panenka pen (17) Coutinho taps in second (31) Fekir starts Roberto, […]

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Milan keen to sign Osimhen for N6.2b

AC Milan reportedly keen on signing Charleroi starlet Victor Osimhen and could snap the Nigerian up for €15m (about N6.2b), according to highly respected Italian website Tuttomercatoweb. The website reported on Tuesday  that the Italian giant have turned their attentions to the Super Eagles forward after being priced out of moves for Gerard Deulofeu and […]

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Eagles to know AFCON opponents on April 12

Three –time champions Nigeria will know their group phase opponents at the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals on 12th April – the date now approved by the Confederation of African Football for the staging of the draw. The ceremony, which will take place in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, will see the 24 qualified teams […]

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Mikel records 85% pass accuracy on M’brough debut 

Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi showed what to be expected from him on his return to England with a fantastic display of football artistry as his championship side, Middlesbrough were held to a 1-1 draw by Newport County in the fourth round of the Emirates FA Cup at the Riverside Stadium on Saturday. Sportinglife.ng reports […]

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FA Cup: De Gea dropped

David de Gea has been dropped by Manchester United for tonight’s FA Cup tie against Arsenal. The Spanish goalkeeper has returned to top form in recent weeks, producing a memorable performance on his most recent trip to North London by keeping out Tottenham Hotspur with 11 saves. According to The Mirror, though, De Gea did not travel to […]

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