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MFM FC are in talks with forwards, Abu Azeez and Victor Mbaoma as they intensify search for a replacement for their former striker, Stephen Odey. Media officer of the club, Olawale Quadry disclosed this to newsmen. Odey, who finished as the Olukoya Boys’ top scorer in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) last season with […]

Mountain of Fire and Ministry Football Club Coach, Fidelis Ilechukwu has said that his team will begin full preparation for the 2017-2018 Nigeria Professional Football League season on Monday.   According to the coach who just returned from Europe where he went for a coaching course, both the new and old players that will fly […]

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo scooped up the Best FIFA Men’s Player award in London on Monday night and promptly declared that his rivalry with Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, is just beginning.   Speaking to reporters at the venue, Ronaldo initially sought to play down the rivalry but, when asked whether Ronaldo versus Messi was over, […]

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has  invited 16 players to camp ahead of the  FIBA Africa three by three Championships  in Lome, Togo. According to the NBBF, the men and women’s teams will camp for eight days starting from November 1.   First Bank duo Nkechi Akashili and Chioma Udeaja, who were in the squad that […]

Eventual winners of the 2015-2016 Nigeria Professional Football League will go home with a prize money of forty million naira. According to the figures released by the League Management the money will rise up to ninety million naira in all direct payments for the 2016 season including the basic award which comprises pool of funds […]

Manchester City were held by Celtic in a breathless Champions League clash at Celtic Park to bring an end to their perfect start to the season. The Scottish champions took the lead three times in a thrilling clash but City hit back each time to snatch a three-three draw. Theo Walcott’s purple-patch continued as he […]

Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza has blasted Barcelona for not taking care of Lionel Messi and doubted he would be fit in time for his country’s World Cup qualifying matches next month.   Messi was injured on Wednesday in Barcelona’s one-one draw against Atletico Madrid, and the club reported that he has a torn right adductor […]

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has handed Watford forward Isaac Success his first invitation to the Nigeria senior national team ahead of next month’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying game against Zambia’s Chipolopolo in Ndola.   Rohr also recalled the trio of Kenneth Omeruo, Anderson Esiti and Alex Iwobi for the clash, according to a […]

Bulgarian coach,Mitko Dobrev has returned to the Nigeria Professional Football League club FC Ifeanyi Ubah as Technical Adviser. Dobrev, who has been missing in action for over a month returned to the country over the weekend to continue his coaching duties with the club.   Brazilian coach Raphael Everton has deputized in Dobrev’s absence leading the Nnewi- based side to […]

Arsène Wenger has revealed that Gabriel Paulista could return to the Arsenal first team in today’s third round English Football League match away to Nottingham Forest.   Paulista got injured in Arsenal’s pre-season game against Manchester City and has not featured for the Gunners this season.   Wenger in his press conference revealed that Olivier […]

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