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AFCON qualifier: Super Eagles test negative for COVID-19, jet off to Sierra Leone

By Emmanuel Okogba Nigeria’s Super Eagles players have tested negative for COVID-19 as the team prepares for the reverse fixture of the AFCON qualifier against Sierra Leone in Freetown. The team also confirmed its departure from the shores of the country on Monday. ALSO READ: Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa apologises for team’s performance against SierraRead More
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Former England goalkeeper Clemence dies at 72

Former England and Liverpool goalkeeper Ray Clemence has died aged 72, the Football Association (FA) in England said on Sunday. Clemence, who played 61 times for England, began his professional career with Scunthorpe United before joining Liverpool and he made over 450 appearances in 14 years at Anfield. He was part of the dominant LiverpoolRead More
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Lewis Hamilton wins record-equalling seventh F1 world title

Lewis Hamilton secured a record-equalling seventh Formula One world title on Sunday after winning the Turkish Grand Prix and then warned pretenders to his crown “I’m only just getting started!” After a momentous drive from sixth on the grid in wet and treacherous conditions, the Briton matched Michael Schumacher’s haul of drivers’ crowns with threeRead More
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FABIAN DURU: First Nigerian captain of Green Eagles

By Emeka Obasi Year of Independence, 1960, brought with it a harvest of achievements for left-back, Fabian Duru. While Salaudeen Akano of the Navy lowered the Union Jack for Nigeria’s Green-White-Green, the footballer changed from red to green jersey. The national soccer team was known as the Red Devils until October 1960 when a newRead More
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E2%80%95-nff/ Agents, coaches who engage in sharp practices will be prosecuted ― NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has issued a strong warning against sharp practices by player-managers, football agents, coaches and even parents of football players, saying the Federation would go as far as prosecuting those who are found culpable. NFF General Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi, disclosed that the Federation has been inundated with tales of someRead More
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VIDEO: Pinnick charges Super Eagles after Sierra Leone capitulation

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Euro Nations League: Switzerland plot to upset Spain

As the 2020-21 UEFA Nations League and Euro Qualifiers continue this week, GOtv Jolli subscribers are promised live coverage of these matches on SuperSport. The action continues today in the UEFA Nations League as Spain up for a clash against Switzerland tonight. The match will be aired live on SuperSport Football channel. Spain tops GroupRead More
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2020 Nigeria National Carnival Polo action at the Guards Polo Club in Abuja

By Victor Okoye Rubicon polo team were too much to contend with for Keffi Ponies on Thursday at the ongoing Nigeria National Carnival Polo Tournament in Abuja. The Abuja-based team and current Georgian Cup champions shut out their opponents by winning 8 goals to 4 and a half goals. Rubicon, who are looking to defendRead More
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What happened to the history-making Golden Eaglets?

They were the back-to-back tournaments that catapulted Nigeria above Brazil and into the throne as the record five-time FIFA U-17 World Cup™ winners. At UAE 2013, the Golden Eaglets averaged a staggering 3.7 goals per game en route to their fourth crown, before 3.3 per game propelled them to its defence at Chile 2015. OnRead More
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Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa apologises for team’s performance against Sierra Leone

By Emmanuel Okogba Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has apologised for his side’s performance against Sierra Leone in the AFCON qualifying match that took place on Friday at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City. The Super Eagles survived the game with a point after squandering a four-goal lead. Nigeria was already four goals upRead More
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Thomas Partey to determine if Arsenal sign Aouar or Ndidi – Campbell

Former Arsenal striker, Kevin Campbell, has said the way manager, Mikel Arteta uses Thomas Partey, will determine which player they sign in the next transfer window. Partey joined the club in a £52m move from Atletico Madrid on deadline day. However, it is not clear yet if he will regularly be used as a defensive …
Thomas Partey to determine if Arsenal sign Aouar or Ndidi – Campbell

LaLiga: Luis Suarez speaks ahead of Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona clash

Atlético Madrid striker, Luis Suarez, has insisted he harbours no negativity towards former club Barcelona, ahead of this weekend’s fixture. Suarez left the Camp Nou this summer, after new Barca manager, Ronald Koeman told him to find a new club. The Uruguay international eventually joined their La Liga rivals in a €5m deal and has …
LaLiga: Luis Suarez speaks ahead of Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona clash

Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Super Eagles depart for Freetown ahead of crucial AFCON qualifier

The Nigeria national team have departed the country for Freetown, ahead of their 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone. The Super Eagles had their last training session on Monday before their flight. Gernot Rohr’s men are under pressure ahead of their reverse fixture against the Leone Stars. Last Friday, the Eagles went …
Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Super Eagles depart for Freetown ahead of crucial AFCON qualifier

Senegal becomes first country to qualify for 2022 AFCON

Senegal has become the first country to qualify for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations. This follows their 1-0 win over 10-man Guinea-Bissau at Estádio 24 de Setembro in Bissau on Sunday afternoon. Senegal’s winner came in the 82nd minute, thanks to Liverpool’s Sadio Mane. The Lions of Teranga had beaten the same opponents 2-0 …
Senegal becomes first country to qualify for 2022 AFCON

Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Sports Ministers hints at sacking Rohr after AFCON qualifier

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has hinted that the head coach of the Super Eagles could be sacked after their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Sierra Leone on Tuesday. When both sides first met on Friday, Nigeria surrendered a four-goal lead at half time to draw 4-4 with the Leone …
Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Sports Ministers hints at sacking Rohr after AFCON qualifier

Pogba opens up on toughest time of his career at Man Utd

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has admitted his time away from the club when he is playing with the France national team is a “breath of fresh air.” In an interview with RTL on Sunday, Pogba said he was going through the toughest period of his career at the moment at Old Trafford. After being …
Pogba opens up on toughest time of his career at Man Utd

Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Johansen reveals what Leone Stars will do for Super Eagles in Freetown

The Sierra Leone Football Association president, Ishay Johansen, has said that the Leone Stars will allow Nigeria’s Super Eagles to score just one goal, before going ahead to win the second leg of their Group L 2021 AFCON qualifier tie in Freetown on Tuesday. Sierra Leone made a shock comeback by cancelling a 4-0 deficit …
Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Johansen reveals what Leone Stars will do for Super Eagles in Freetown

Liverpool’s former player, Ray Clemence is dead

Former Liverpool goalkeeper, Ray Clemence, is dead. Clemence passed on at the age of 72. Liverpool announced his death in a statement on their official website on Sunday. The statement read in part: “Liverpool Football Club is deeply saddened by the passing of Reds legend Ray Clemence, aged 72. “The former goalkeeper, rated by many …
Liverpool’s former player, Ray Clemence is dead

EPL: Bruno Fernandes rates Man United’s chance of winning title

Manchester United midfielder, Bruno Fernandes, has said that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side still have the “mentality” to end their title drought and become English Premier League, EPL, champions this season. Fernandes stated this ahead of Man United’s Premier League clash against West Brom on November 21. Man United have not lifted the Premier League title …
EPL: Bruno Fernandes rates Man United’s chance of winning title

Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Amaju Pinnick issues warning to Super Eagles players

The president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has warned the Super Eagles players that it won’t be business as usual after they failed to beat Sierra Leone in the 2021 AFCON qualifier encounter on Friday. Pinnick also said that he would hold a talk with Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, adding that …
Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Amaju Pinnick issues warning to Super Eagles players

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