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Enyimba coach Fatai Osho has thrown down the gauntlet to the 15 other CAF Confederation Cup contenders by declaring that his Nigerian club can lift the trophy this season. “We have a good chance of winning this competition,” he said ahead of matchday 1 on Wednesday when the last Nigerian team to win an African […]

Former Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo has completed a permanent move to Saudi Arabian Pro League club Al-Shabab. The 31-year-old left Chinese outfit Shanghai Shenhua after agreeing a two-and-a-half-year deal with the six-time Saudi champions. Ighalo had already taken to social media to bid his parent club goodbye, after Shenhua gave him permission to speak with […]

Chelsea climbed into the Premier League top six as Thomas Tuchel earned the first major victory of his short time in charge of the Blues with a 1-0 win at Tottenham on Thursday. This is as Thomas Tuchel is the first Chelsea manager to keep a clean sheet in his first 3 PL games in […]

Cristiano Ronaldo, a Portuguese professional footballer, is the toast of sports enthusiasts as he clocks 36 today. Not surprisingly #Cristiano Ronaldo is trending on social media platforms with many posts celebrating him on his birthday. However, his current club, Juventus led tributes to the superstar with a heartwarming message released on its website. The statement […]

Odion Ighalo has returned to Shanghai Greenland Shenhua after his loan deal with Manchester United came to an end. The former Nigeria international joined the Reds on a temporary basis in January 2020, initially until the end of May. Ighalo made an immediate impact at Old Trafford, scoring twice against Derby County in the Emirates […]

Kevin de Bruyne, Manchester City midfielder, has won the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Player of the Year award for the 2019/2020 season. The Belgian playmaker was announced winner on the association’s website on Tuesday, ahead of Virgil van Dijk, Saido Mane, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jordan Henderson and Raheem Sterling. De Bruyne credited Pep Guardiola, his coach, who handed […]

Last year’s US Open runner-up Daniil Medvedev saw off fellow Russian Andrey Rublev in straight sets to reach the semi-finals at Flushing Meadows. He won 7-6 (8-6) 6-3 7-6 (7-5) to set up a meeting with Austrian second seed Dominic Thiem. Medvedev, who was beaten by Rafael Nadal in the 2019 final, was dominant on […]

Serena Williams kept alive her hopes of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title with a 4-6 6-3 6-2 win over Tsvetana Pironkova in the US Open quarter-finals. The American six-time champion, 38, struggled early on with the variety of shots from the unranked player who was in her first tournament in three years. The […]

World number one Ashleigh Barty announced Tuesday she will not defend her French Open crown, citing the coronavirus fears that also prompted her and several other top players to withdraw from the US Open. The Australian, who claimed her maiden Grand Slam at Roland Garros in 2019, said it was a “difficult” decision but the […]

Manchester City have confirmed two of its players have tested positive for COVID-19, less than a week before the start of the new Premier League season. In a statement on its website, last year’s league runners up said Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte were “observing a period of self-isolation” after testing positive. Neither of the […]


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