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Super Eagles dependable defender, Leon Balogun has successfully undergone surgery after suffering a fracture to his left hand on Friday. The Nigerian international star did not suit up for his clubside, FSV Mainz 05 in their one-nil win over Cologne on Saturday afternoon. The German club confirmed the situation on their twitter handle, but said […]

La Liga leaders Barcelona will appeal the yellow cards handed to defender Gerard Pique and striker Luis Suarez during Saturday’s 3-0 win at Leganes, the Spanish club has said.   Pique was booked in the first half for fouling Leganes midfielder Nordin Amrabat and will miss Barcelona’s league game against second-placed Valencia through suspension if […]

France and Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has been ruled out of Tuesday’s friendly against Germany with a thigh injury and has returned to the Premier League club for treatment, the French Football Federation (FFF) has said.   The thirty-one-year-old scored his twenty-ninth goal for France during Friday’s two-nil win over Wales but was substituted in […]

Former home based Super Eagle’s player Igado Andrew has pledged to bring his wealth of experience to bear with his new club Kwara United Fc to be among the first three clubs in the NPFL at the end of the 2017/ 2018 season.   He disclosed this in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital while speaking […]

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Champions, Plateau United and Enugu Rangers are among the eight clubs that will storm Lagos for the Annual ‘Tata’ Cup tournament.   According to the organizers, this year’s Tata Cup will hold from November twentieth to twenty-fourth at the Agege Stadium Lagos. Other clubs expected to take part are NPFL […]

Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho is unlikely to be available for Brazil’s friendly against Japan due to a muscle injury, but could play against England four days later.   Coutinho has missed the Reds’ past three matches due to a thigh problem, but joined his national team for their upcoming friendlies in France and England. However, […]

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 […]

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