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  Lionel Messi was happy to win the Best FIFA Men’s Player award, but the superstar’s focus is Now on helping Barcelona respond to a slow start to the La Liga season. The Argentinean Wizard claimed the prize, after beating Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk and Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo. To marked his first major […]

Manchester United’s away day misery continued after they suffered a disappointing 2-0 loss against West Ham United at the London Stadium today. Andriy Yarmolenko and Aaron Cresswell scored in each half as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side still await their first victory on the road in all competitions since March. United’s poor day was compounded when Marcus Rashford sustained an injury […]

The Home-Based Super Eagles have travelled to Lome for the first leg of their 2020 African Nations Championship, first leg, final qualifying round fixture against Togo. Twenty players and the coaches led by Imama Amapakabo as well as backroom staffs made the trip. The team departed the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport Abuja today for the […]

Peter Rufai, a former Super Eagles goalkeeper and captain, arrived Ilorin Thursday for the Kwara leg of his pet project Dodo Mayana Soccerthon. The project, according to Rufai, is aimed at discovering talents from the grassroots with a bid to push them to national and international heights, career wise. Report gathered that shortly on arrival […]

Enyimba International Football Club of Aba were held to a disappointing goalless draw by 10-man Al- Hilal FC of Sudan in Sunday’s CAF Champions League Second Preliminary Round first leg clash in Aba. The Peoples’ Elephant were dominant all through the duration of the match, but lacked the cutting edge on the final third. Enyimba […]

Valencia have appointed Albert Celades as manager following the sacking of Marcelino, the Spanish La Liga club said on Wednesday. The 54-year-old Marcelino, who won the Copa del Rey and secured Champions League football last season, leaves after two campaigns at the helm. The former Villarreal and Sevilla manager had been in charge of los che since 2017 but had been in constant tension with […]

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has invited Bordeaux forward Josh Maja for the international friendly match against Ukraine billed for Dnipro Arena, Kyiv, on September 10. Maja’s French Ligue 1 outfit, Girondis Bordeaux confirmed the striker’s invitation on their official website on Tuesday. This is the first time Maja who is eligible to play […]

Nigeria’s Super Falcons are through to the third round of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games following a slim 1-0 win against Algeria at the Agege Stadium, Lagos on Tuesday. The Nigerian Ladies edged the contest 3-0 on aggregate having won the first leg 2-0 in Bilda last week. Captain of the team, Asisat Oshoala scored […]

Super Eagles’ contingent made up of goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, officials and coaches are expected to depart Nigeria for Kyiv, Ukraine, on Friday, the sixth of September for the international friendly match against ‘The Yellow and Blues’. The majority of the players invited for the international friendlies are overseas-based and are expected to fly to Ukraine […]

Team Nigeria ended day 10 of the 12th All Africa Games with 33 medals; 10 Gold, 11 Silver and 12 Bronze. In the athletics event, Nigeria won two Gold and one Silver medals on the opening day of the athletics event. Grace Anigbata, the African Championship champion in the Triple Jump, continued to dominate the […]

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