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If title race is over for Arsenal, it is over for everyone else – Arsene Wenger

If title race is over for Arsenal, it is over for everyone else - Arsene Wenger

Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger believes that if the Premier League title race is over for Arsenal, it is over for the rest of the chasing pack. Wenger’s men are 12 points behind leaders Chelsea following their 3-1 defeat at Stamford Bridge on Saturday and now face a fight to stay in the top four. Tottenham are three points ahead of Arsenal ...

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#AFCON2017: Ivory Coast, Togo Crash Out

#AFCON2017: Ivory Coast, Togo Crash Out

Prolific forward Junior Kabananga made it three from three in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations as DR Congo beat Togo 3-1 to progress to the quarter-finals as Group C winners. The Astana man scored the only goal in DR Congo’s opening 1-0 win over Morocco and was also on target during the entertaining 2-2 draw four days ago with ...

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FIFA appoints Pinnick into Organising Committee for Competitions

FIFA appoints Pinnick into Organising Committee for Competitions

World football –ruling body, FIFA, has named the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, into one of its most important committees – the Organising Committee for Competitions.Hitherto, the world body had different committees for organization of its several competitions, including the FIFA World Cup, FIFA Confederations Cup, FIFA Women’s World Cup, FIFA U20 World Cup, FIFA U20 Women’s World ...

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Egypt adds ex-footballer, Mohamed Aboutrika to terror list

Egypt adds ex-footballer, Mohamed Aboutrika to terror list

The Egyptian government has added ex-football star, Mohamed Aboutrika to a terror list for his alleged links with the banned Muslim Brotherhood, his lawyer says. According to BBC, the retired footballer is accused of financially supporting the Brotherhood after endorsing the successful 2012 presidential bid by Mohamed Morsi, who was a brotherhood member. Mohamed Morsi having become the President of ...

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John Mikel Obi named new captain of Tianjin Teda and wears No 10 jersey

John Mikel Obi named new captain of Tianjin Teda and wears No 10 jersey

Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, has been handed the Number 10 jersey and captain band at his new Chinese club, Tianjin Teda by coach, Jaime Pacheco. The former Chelsea midfielder scored his first goal in the 36th minute for the club in his team’s 6-2 loss to St Pauli.

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Coach, Sunday Oliseh guides his new team, Fortuna Sittard, to their 1st away win of the season

Coach, Sunday Oliseh guides his new team, Fortuna Sittard, to their 1st away win of the season

The former Super Eagles captain and coach, Sunday Oliseh has won his very first match as the new coach of Dutch second division side, Fortuna Sittard. Fortuna Sittard clinched their 1st away win of the season on a snow filled pitch.

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FC Ifeanyi Ubah suspends Team Manager after abandoning match against Kano Pillars

FC Ifeanyi Ubah suspends Team Manager after abandoning match against Kano Pillars

Ifeanyi Ubah has suspended its Team Manager, Mr. Jonathan Igwe for four matches for the role he played in the abandonment of the NPFL curtain raiser between Kano Pillars and FC Ifeanyi Ubah at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano Saturday. In a press release made available on the club’s website and signed by the Chairman of FC, Ifeanyi Ubah, Mr. ...

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Full lists of FIFA Award winners

Full lists of FIFA Award winners

These are full lists of FIFA Award winners which was held today, January 9th, 2017, in Zurich, Switzerland. Ronaldo crowned The Best FIFA Men´s Player Cristiano Ronaldo has won the inaugural The Best FIFA Men’s Player award for 2016. Ronaldo claims both of the game’s top individual honours after an astonishing year. He scored the winning spot-kick as Madrid beat city ...

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Ronaldo crowned The Best FIFA Men´s Player

Ronaldo crowned The Best FIFA Men´s Player

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the inaugural The Best FIFA Men’s Player award for 2016. The Real Madrid and Portugal forward was announced as the winner at Monday’s ceremony in Zurich. Ronaldo beat fellow finalists Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann to the new FIFA honour, the trio having topped a shortlist of 23 global stars. The triumph adds to the Ballon d’Or ...

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Mikel Obi writes open letter to his Chelsea Family after completing a move to China

Mikel Obi writes open letter to his Chelsea Family after completing a move to China

John Obi Mikel has confirmed he is signing for Chinese Super League club Tianjin Teda in a goodbye message to Chelsea supporters. The Nigeria international has represented the Blues since 2006 and won 11 trophies, including the Champions League in 2012. Mikel now becomes the latest big name to move to China, will reported earn £140,000 per week, joining a ...

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wore a t-shirt and cap to the African Player of the Year Awards after his baggage were missing in transit

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wore a t-shirt and cap to the African Player of the Year Awards after his baggage were missing in transit

Borussia Dortmund and Gabon star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wore a t-shirt and cap to the African Player of the Year Awards after a slice of bad luck. Aubameyang finished as runner-up to Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez for the prestigious award, with Liverpool’s Sadio Mane third. A total of 361 votes saw Mahrez best Aubameyang’s return of 313, while Mane attracted 186 ...

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Chelsea finally lost against Tottenham after 13 winning streak

Chelsea finally lost against Tottenham after 13 winning streak

Mauricio Pochettino’s side are enjoying a purple patch of their own, having won five from five since losing at Manchester United on December 11 and scoring 15 times in the process. Chelsea’s rampant march had previously been tested as they fell behind to Spurs at Stamford Bridge and City at the Etihad Stadium, but the excellent Alli ensured there would ...

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Photos of Sunday Oliseh as he begins training with new club Fortuna Sittard

Photos of Sunday Oliseh as he begins training with new club Fortuna Sittard

Former Super Eagles  player and coach, Sunday Oliseh, on Monday began is first training session with his new club, Fortuna Sittard, who plys their trade in the Dutch Second Division. Oliseh made history in the process as he became the first African to manage a club in the Netherlands. Sunday Oliseh, expresses his happiness about his new job said: “I am ...

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Photos: Super Eagles striker Anthony Ujah weds in Lagos

Photos: Super Eagles striker Anthony Ujah weds in Lagos

Super Eagles striker, Anthony Ujah and his fiancee, Elizabeth Ameh recently tied the knot at the Ikoyi Registry, Lagos. The 26-year-old Ugbokolo, Benue state-born footballer, who is currently studying in Bradford University, is also a striker for the Chinese side , Liaoning Whowin. See photos below:

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Manchester City 2 Arsenal 1: Sane and Sterling seal comeback

Manchester City 2 Arsenal 1: Sane and Sterling seal comeback

Manchester City climbed above Arsenal into second in the Premier League after coming from behind to beat the Gunners 2-1 on Sunday. A first goal for the club from Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling’s strike gave Pep Guardiola’s side a much-needed victory and condemned the visitors to a second defeat in a row. Arsenal had been unbeaten in their last ...

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Real Madrid wins club world cup as Ronaldo makes another record

Real Madrid wins club world cup as Ronaldo makes another record

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid survived a major scare to beat Kashima Antlers 4-2 after extra time in a magnificent Club World Cup final. Karim Benzema had put Madrid ahead after nine minutes, but the Japanese side stunned the Spanish giants when Gaku Shibasaki scored either side of half-time to turn the match on its head. Ronaldo’s ...

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FG releases N471.8 million for payment of Super Falcons and Super Eagles

FG releases N471.8 million for payment of Super Falcons and Super Eagles

The Federal Government, following orders from President Buhari, today released the sum of N471.8 million to pay the Super Falcons and Super Eagles following their AWCON 2016 win and 2018 World cup qualifiers respectively. What almost turned to a national embarrassment after the Falcons players protested in Abuja on Wednesday following their 2016 African Women’s Cup of Nations win in ...

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Yaya Toure handed 18-month driving ban sentence for drunk driving

Yaya Toure handed 18-month driving ban sentence for drunk driving

Manchester City and Ivory Coast player, Yaya Toure has been handed an 18-month driving ban and a £54,000 fine after he was caught driving under the influence. His blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit. Appearing at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court, the player did not contest the charge but insisted he wanted to make the judge aware any ...

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Super Falcons Protest against Non-Payment of Allowances & Bonuses

Super Falcons Protest against Non-Payment of Allowances & Bonuses

Nigeria’s Super Falcons, winners of the 10th African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) are currently protesting at the National Assembly, against their ill-treatment by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and the Federal Government. The athletes, who won the competition for the 8th time, had already said that they will hold on to the trophy until they get their allowances and ...

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Manchester City, Chelsea handed heavy fines

Manchester City, Chelsea handed heavy fines

The Football Association has imposed a fine of £100,000 and £30,000 on Chelsea and Manchester City respectively after an ugly confrontation in the teams’ Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium earlier this month.

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