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Bility: Nigerians Should Be Proud Of Symbol Of CAF Unity Pinnick

Former Liberia FA boss and Confederation of African Football (CAF) executive committee member, Musa Bility has urged Nigerians to be proud of a football administrator like NFF president and CAF executive committee member, Amaju Pinnick in the wake of recent happenings in the top ranks of Africa’s supreme football governing body. Bility described Pinnick as […]

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Okagbare, Amusan Seal IAAF Diamond League Final Spots

printer, Blessing Okagbare and sprint hurdler, Tobiloba Amusan sealed their qualification for the final of the IAAF Diamond League despite finishing fourth and fifth in the 100m and 100m hurdles respectively at the Muller Anniversarry Games Diamond League meeting in London at the weekend, Completesports.com reports. Okagbare ran a new 11.04 seconds personal season’s best […]

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Gale ‘Gutted’ For All-Rounder Fisher

Andrew Gale says he is “gutted” for Yorkshire all-rounder Matthew Fisher after he suffered a shoulder injury against Derbyshire. Fisher dislocated his shoulder when diving to save a boundary in Yorkshire’s Vitality Blast loss in Chesterfield on Saturday. The 21-year-old will be hoping the problem doesn’t rule him out for any lengthy period of time […]

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Individual Performances Please Erasmus

South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus praised individual performances after beating Australia but sees room for improvement. The Springboks kicked off their Rugby Championship campaign with a 35-17 victory over Australia at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday. Erasmus watched his men run in five tries as they look to build some momentum ahead of […]

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Sarri Explains Loss To Spurs In First Match As Juventus Coach

Maurizio Sarri lost his first match as Juventus manager on Suday when Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur pipped the Serie A club 3-2 in their first game of the pre-season International Champions Cup at the National Stadium Kalland, Singapore. Gonzalo Higuain and Cristiano Ronaldo scored in the 56th and 60th minutes respectively to overturn Erik […]

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Who Scored AFCON 2019 Best Goal?: Mahrez, Ighalo, Amanda, Traore, Diaby, Diatta?

A grand total of 102 goals were scored at the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt . But there are outstanding ones from which CAF can make a shortlist and call for voting to give out an award, officially, to the scorer of the best goal. Completesports.com highlights below, in no particular order, six […]

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Iwobi: I’ll Be Ready For Tougher Competition If Zaha Joins Arsenal

Alex Iwobi says he will be poised to compete for regular playing time at Arsenal if the London side signs Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha, but will consider leaving the club should he sit out many games, Completesports.com reports. Arsenal have reportedly had a £40m bid for £80m-rated Zaha turned turned down by Palace. But […]

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Bonfrere: Nigeria’s Young AFCON 2019 Players Can Make Eagles Great

Dutchman Jo Bonfrere has posited that the present crop of young Super Eagles players have the potential to jell into a great squad and rule the continent if properly managed, Completesports.com reports. Super Eagles won the bronze medal at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, following a hard fought 1-0 triumph over the […]

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Super Eagles Earn N715m AFCON Money For Third-Place Finish

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will receive a $2m (N715m) reward from Confederation of African Football, CAF, for their third place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations that ended on Friday , July 19 in Cairo, Egypt, Completesports.com reports. Winners, Desert Foxes of Algeria, will receive $4.5m while Teranga Lions of Senegal who emerged first […]

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AFCON 2019: 11 Business Lessons From Super Eagles Bronze Medal Triumph

The 32nd Edition of the African Cup of Nations is arguably one of the biggest masterpieces in African sports. The Biennial continental football tournament was scheduled to be hosted by Cameroon, but was stripped of these rights due to insecurity and Anglophone crises the hosting rights was transferred to Egypt. In this year’s Edition for […]

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Eguma Happy With Eduok’s Euro Progress With Hajduk Split Move

Stanley Eguma, the coach of Rivers United, has told Completesports.com he is delighted with Emem Eduok’s career progress in Europe especially his transfer from BB Erzurumspor of Turkey to Hajduk Split of Croatia. Eguma, who was in the helm of technical affairs at Dolphins (now Rivers United) in 2015 when the former U-23 Olympic Eagles […]

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Ajayi Bids Rotherham United Passionate Farewell After West Brom Switch

Semi Ajayi has sent a heartfelt farewell message to Rotherham United after completing a £1.3m move to West Bromwich Albion, Completesports.com reports. Ajayi took to the social media to tell Rotherham United staff, fans and his teammates that he enjoyed every bit of his two and a half year stint with them and that he […]

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Sarri: I’m Fan of Pogba, But Unsure If He Could Join Juventus

New Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri has fueled the Paul Pogba transfer market talks – about the France star’s possible exit from Manchester United soon . Juventus and Real Madrid are reportedly interested in prising the midfielder away from Manchester United. And recently Zinedine Zidane discussed the Pogba topic in glowing terms, and now it’s Sarri. […]

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Boxers Battle For N1m Prize At GOtv Boxing Night 19

The 19th edition of Africa’s premier boxing show, GOtv Boxing Night 19 will hold on Sunday July 21 at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos. At stake are a cash prize of N1million and the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Trophy for the best boxer at the event. The prize, which was instituted at […]