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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 […]

Luiz, who returned to the west London club from Paris Saint-Germain in a surprise £32 million move on transfer deadline day, will replace injured Blues captain John Terry at Stamford Bridge.The Brazilian defender’s first spell at Chelsea became known for his habit of making high-profile mistakes.   Meanwhile Conte insisted Cesc Fabregas is going nowhere […]

Nigeria have made progress on the FIFA Coca-Cola World rankings according to the latest log released on Thursday by the world football body.   The Super Eagles made a leap from 67th to 64th in world, three places up from the last rankings.   Nigeria are also 14th in Africa in a log that saw […]

The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has named the country’s squad for the Africa Cup Sevens Tournament to be held in Nairobi, Kenya on the twenty-third to the twenty-fourth of September, 2016. This was revealed by the NRFF in a release today. The team features six changes from the side that participated in the tournament’s […]

Chelsea long-serving captain John Terry has been ruled out for up to ten days with strained ligaments in his foot and will miss Friday’s Premier League clash with Liverpool. Chelsea confirmed in a short statement that the thirty-five-year-old, who has played all four of Chelsea’s league games this season, left the Liberty Stadium on crutches […]

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