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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 FREE SAMUEL KALU’S MOTHER

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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STRIKER DIES AFTER COLLAPSING IN GABONESE LEAGUE

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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SUPER FALCONS MEET BELGIUM

Nigeria’s Super Falcons will today lock horns against Belgium in a make or mar clash as both sides seek to qualify for the quarterfinals of the on-going Cyprus Women’s cup tournament in Larnaca. The Nigerian ladies lost their group c opener four one to Austria, after which they beat Slovakia …

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BREAKING: FULHAM SACK CLAUDIO RANIERI

Fulham has announced the sacking of coach Claudio Ranieri following his side’s defeat to Southampton in the English Premier League. The west London side lost 2-0 to the Saints, leaving them with 10 points from safety with 10 league games remaining. Ranieri took over in November after the sacking of Slavisa Jokanovic. The Italian managed to …

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Nigeria Wins Second Medal at Commonwealth Games…

After failing to make the podium in the first four days of action at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, the medals are now coming in for Team Nigeria. Just after the jinx was broken for Nigeria by the men’s table tennis team who won silver medal, another …

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Air Force Kick Start 2018 Inter-Combat Sports Competition…

The third edition of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Inter-Command Combat Sports Competition kicked-off yesterday, 3 April 2018, at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. The event tagged “Uyo 2018”, will be featuring over 600 participants drawn from the Headquarters NAF (HQ NAF) Abuja and its 6 Commands …

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ABS Beat Crown 2-1 in Ogbomoso…

Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC on Friday defeated Crown Football Club of Ogbomoso 2-1 at the Soun Township Stadium, Ogbomoso,  in a friendly match. The hosts had gone ahead as early as the third minute before the Saraki Boys settled into the game. Crown attacker, Moses Ajik, had capitalised …

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