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Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus sign Real Madrid forward for £99.2m

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has joined Juventus, becoming one of the four most expensive players of all time. A deal worth 112m euros (£99.2m) has been reached between the two clubs that has seen the Portuguese sign a four-year deal with the Italian champions. Ronaldo, 33, won four Champions League titles in his nine […]

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Falcons star Esther Sunday joins Turkish women champions Ataşehir Belediyespor

Nigeria international Esther Sunday has completed a one-year deal with reigning Turkish women topflight champions Ataşehir Belediyespor. The 26-year-old moved to Konak Belediyespor in 2016 playing two seasons before the five-time champions failed to retain the league title last season, at the expense of rivals Ataşehir. Sunday scored 20 times in 27 games for Konak […]

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#Russia2018: Senegal Gets 3 Points Over Poland In Group G

Senegal got Africa’s first win of the World Cup with a 2-1 victory over Poland in Moscow on Tuesday. The team was helped by two fluky goals: a deflection, and a score by a player who was apparently unnoticed by the Poland defense. Poland 1 Final 2  Senegal Grzegorz Krychowiak (86′) Group Stage Mbaye Niang (60′) Thiago […]

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World Cup 2018: What big teams & players will be notably missed?

Even though it is the biggest event in football, the World Cup will be devoid of some of the best players in the world in 2018. Alexis Sanchez won’t be taking part as Chile fell at the final hurdle, although their absence at the tournament influenced Argentina’s inclusion, meaning fans won’t have to miss out […]

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Gernot Rohr Releases 30-Man List For World Cup (Full List)

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has named Captain Mikel John Obi, goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, defenders Abdullahi Shehu, Elderson Echiejile and Leon Balogun, as well as midfielders Ogenyi Onazi and Oghenekaro Etebo and forwards Ahmed Musa and Victor Moses in Nigeria’s 30-man provisional list for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup finals. The list also includes Spain […]

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Super Eagles Set To Play With Atletico Madrid In Uyo

Spanish La Liga giants Atletico Madrid will play the Super Eagles of Nigeria on 22 May in the maiden GOtv MAX Cup promoted by Multichoice. Atletico who knocked out Arsenal to reach the Europa League final are expected to come with some of their big name players as they face Super Eagles Team B at […]

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Sunday Oliseh Delighted With Fortuna Sittard Promotion

Oliseh had been in charge of the team before being fired over a misunderstanding with the owners of the club, and led them to the qualification playoffs, where they have now beaten PSV II 1-0 to seal their return to the top league after a 16-year absence. Oliseh was ecstatic and proud after the team’s […]

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CHAN 2018: Rwanda hold Nigeria B in a goalless draw in Tangier

Rwanda held Nigeria to a goalless draw in the opening game of the 2018 Africa Nations Championship’s Group C played on Monday at Grand Stade de Tangier in Morocco. Rwanda goalie Eric Ndayishimiye pulled brilliant saves with Nigeria dominated the first half as both sides failed to find the net. The result ensures Libya maintains […]

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2018 WAFU Women’s Nations Cup full fixtures released

Fixtures for the 2018 WAFU Women’s Nations Cup billed to kick-off on February 14, 2018, have been released, with the final scheduled for February 24, 2018. The maiden regional women’s competition comprises eight teams including six from the West African Zone B with Senegal and Mali joining as guest countries following Benin’s withdrawal. At the […]

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Emmanuel Emenike hails Galatasaray for ‘remembering’ broke Eboue

Olympiakos forward Emmanuel Emenike has hailed Galatasaray for lending their support to Emmanuel Eboue after he opened up about his penniless situation. The Ivory Coast star had admitted that he was contemplating committing suicide after he was his unfortunate divorce left him with nothing to survive with. On learning of the defender’s predicament, the Yellow-Reds, […]

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World Cup qualifier: Brahimi controversial penalty denies Super Eagles victory in Algeria

Algeria held Nigeria to a 1-1 draw in their final Russia 2018 World Cup Qualifying series at the Stade Mohamed-Hamlaoui on Friday evening. A late spot-kick from captain Yacine Brahimi cancelled out John Ogu’s stunning 62nd minute opener to deprive Gernot Rohr’s side – already qualified for the quadrennial showpiece – their second away victory […]

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Feature: Will Amsterdam conference profit women’s coaches in Africa?

By Samuel Ahmadu Ahead of November 6 conference for Uefa women’s national teams’ coaches in the Netherlands, will the attendance of an Caf representative help Africa? With a lot still expected from Caf in Africa, Uefa has remained a phenomenon and an example to other ‘lazy’ confederations due to it immense levels of professionalism in […]

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U20WWCQ: Falconets to leave Lagos for Morocco on Thursday

Nigeria U20 women team will fly out of the country to Sale on Thursday, November 2 for their Fifa U20 Women’s World Cup qualifier clash against Morocco on Sunday. Christopher Danjuma’s ladies brushed aside Tanzania 9-0 aggregate win after securing a 6-0 victory over the east African in Dar es Salaam on October 1. In […]