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Ukraine top group, Nigeria advance to knockout stage

U 20

Ukraine and Nigeria played out a 1-1 draw at a chilly Bielsko-Biala Stadium on Thursday to close out Group D at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019. Nigeria U 20 Employing their tried-and-true strategy of congesting the middle with three central defenders, Ukraine frustrated the Flying Eagles attack for much …

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Emotional Tributes to Late Ogunjobi

As compiled by Tajudeen Ahmad “Taiwo was a complete sportsman and a good. He was one of those few people who combined active football with its administration. The whole sports community will miss him” _ *Segun Odegbami, Ex- Green Eagles* “Chief was a true nationalist. Those of us who worked …

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OSBC to face Uniosun in Football Friendly Today

Tajudeen Ahmad, Osogbo The football team of OSBC will today Thursday, 21st March, 2019 trade tackles with the Soccer Team of Osun State University (UNIOSUN) in a friendly match. The encounter will take place at the Football Pitch of the main Campus of the University, situated in Oke Baale, Oshogbo. …

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Big boys arrive Eagles Camp

The super eagles started converging in Asaba Yesterday as the countdown began for Friday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match. Three-time African champions have already made sure of a place at the Africa Cup of Nations holding in Egypt this summer, and the encounter against Seychelles is hardly more …

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Rohr arrives in Asaba as Eagles’ camp opens today

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr arrived in the country to begin preparations for Nigeria’s 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) last qualifying match against Seychelles, as well as the international friendly against Egypt this weekend in Asaba. Super Eagles will host Seychelles in Asaba Friday and meet Egypt at the …

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I rejected better offers; Zidane

Zinedine Zidane, Speaking at his first press conference since signing a new deal that will keep him at the club until 2022 he said i had received various offers to return to football since leaving Real Madrid last summer, but the offer to ‘come home’ was too good to turn …

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Kidnappers have released the mother of Bordeaux, Nigeria winger Samuel Kalu after holding her for nearly a week, police in the country’s southeast. Ozuruonye Juliet Kalu was seized from her car on February 27 as she travelled to her home in Abia state. Reports said the kidnappers demanded some three …

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A player in the Gabonese first division, Herman Tsinga, has died after collapsing during a game in Librevill. Tsinga, a striker for Akanda FC, collapsed in the 23rd minute of the match with Missile FC. The 30-year-old received a cardiac massage by a military doctor but died on his way …

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