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Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has left out Kelechi Iheanacho again as he named a 23-man squad for the friendly game against Brazil in October. The Super Eagles of Nigeria will use the opportunity of the next international to play a friendly game against Brazil on Sunday, October 13 at the National Stadium of Singapore. […]

Nigeria has began to reap the rewards of D’Tigers and D’Tigress’ successes in international basketball with NBBF boss, Engineer Musa Kida and Sam Ahmedu getting appointment into top Federation of International Basketball Association, (FIBA) Committees. While Kida was appointed into the Finance Committee of FIBA, Colonel Sam Ahmedu was named into the body’s Legal Commission. […]

LaLiga champions, Barcelona face an anxious wait over the fitness of playmaker Lionel Messi after the world’s best came off with an injury during the 2-1 home win over Villarreal on Tuesday night. The Argentinian superstar did not make it past half-time at the Nou Camp before suffering an abductor muscle injury during the first […]

  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 […]

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