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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 […]

UEFA’s fifty-five member nations will elect a new president at the special congress on Wednesday in Athens. The little-known Slovenian lawyer Alexander Ceferin is the favorite to get the job. He is up against UEFA veteran Michael Van Praag to replace the scandal-ridden Michel Platini, whose tenure ended in disgrace after being banned by FIFA’s […]

Enyimba and Heartland will play their rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) games in midweek. Champions Enyimba will travel to bottom club Ikorodu United on Wednesday, while El-Kanemi Warriors will host Heartland in Maiduguri on Thursday. The El-Kanemi versus Heartland match was originally fixed for last week, but travel hassles prevented it from going on […]

MFM FC ended their seven-game winless streak after beating Lobi Stars three-one in their Nigeria Professional Football League match day thirty-five fixture at the Agege Stadium on Sunday morning. The result also revived their chances of escaping the drop and cast doubts on their guests’ chances of clinching a continental ticket.   The game was […]

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