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Kano Pillars‘ poor away form continued as they fell to a one-nil defeat against Nasarawa United yesterday at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi in a Nigeria Professional Football League match day thirty-one fixture.   Samuel Agba scored the winning goal in the ninety-fifth minute to condemn the visitors to another defeat on the road. It […]

Arsenal’s exciting forward Alex Iwobi will not be part of Nigeria’s team to the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania due to injury. The exciting prospect picked up a thigh injury in the Gunners’ opening day fixture against Liverpool which will see him sidelined for up to three weeks.   Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger […]

Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles’ dreams of winning the men’s football gold medal here at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games were ended on Wednesday after a two-nil defeat to Germany at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo.   Lukas Kostermann scored the first goal of the contest early in the first half, while Nils Pietersen finished off […]

Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez has signed a new four-year contract with the Premier League champions.  Twenty-five-year-old Algeria international had been strongly linked with a move to Arsenal this summer. He scored seventeen goals and added eleven assists last season and was voted the Professional Footballers’ Association Players’ Player of the Year. Mahrez joins team-mates […]

John Obi Mikel has been reimbursed with the sum of four thousand, six hundred dollars by the federal ministry of youth and sports, the Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed.   The Dream Team six were held to ransom by management of a hotel in Sao Paulo over unpaid bills, but the Chelsea star bailed the […]

Barcelona took a commanding step towards lifting the Spanish Super Cup after second half strikes from Luis Suarez and Munir El Haddadi sealed a two-nil win at Sevilla on Sunday.   Suarez, the top scorer in La Liga last season, broke the deadlock against an impressive Sevilla side with a low finish in the fifty-third […]

Manchester United’s world-record new signing Paul Pogba is suspended for his side’s first Premier League match of the season, the Football Association has confirmed. The twenty-three-year-old returned to Old Trafford from Juventus this summer for eighty-nine-point-three million pounds, four years after leaving for Turin for just eight hundred thousand pounds following a lack of game […]

Belgian winger Adnan Januzaj has joined Sunderland on a season-long loan from Manchester United. The move will reunite the twenty-one-year-old with Sunderland manager David Moyes, who gave him his United debut in August 2013.   Januzaj made a strong impression in the 2013-2014 season, but failed to hold down a first-team place at United and […]

Five players from Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Enyimba, have been released from the NPFL All-Stars camp in Cadiz, Spain and have departed for Cairo ahead of this weekend’s decisive CAF Champions League Group B clash against Zamalek Football Club of Egypt. The players are Chinedu Udoji, who is the captain of Enyimba, Dare Ojo, […]

Rivers United moved within a point of Enugu Rangers in the Nigeria Professional Football League following a comfortable two-nil win against Ikorodu United in their rescheduled matchday twenty-seven fixture at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt today. The Pride of Rivers now have forty-seven points and remain third in the table behind Rangers and Wiki […]

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