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Arsenal Brings English FA Cup to Nigeria, Visits MTN Head Office in Lagos

Arsenal Brings English FA Cup to Nigeria, Visits MTN Head Office in Lagos

                                                                                          It was all smiles, laughter and selfies today when MTN Nigeria’s executive management team, led ...

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Ronaldo double seals historic Champions League triumph over Juventus

Ronaldo double seals historic Champions League triumph over Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid defeated 10-man Juventus 4-1 in Cardiff to retain their Champions League crown. Madrid became the first team in the Champions League era to successfully defend the trophy with their sixth triumph in the competition – and 12th when you include it in its former guise of the European Cup – three of those ...

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How Iheanacho rescued Nigeria from Corsica defeat

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It took an 80th minute strike from the spot by Kelechi Iheanacho to rescue the Super Eagles from defeat to a less fancied Corsica side Both teams had to rely on strikes from the spot as the attack lines of both teams failed to deliver on the night. Host, Corsica took the initiative when debutant, Tryonne Ebuehi, handled the ball ...

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Anthony Joshua may Fight Klitschko again in October

Anthony Joshua may Fight Klitschko again in October

                                                                  There is the possibility of a rematch between unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium in October. Joshua stopped Klitschko at Wembley ...

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Saudi Muslim cleric urges FIFA to ban christian players from making Christian signs on the pitch

Saudi Muslim cleric urges FIFA to ban christian players from making Christian signs on the pitch

                                                                                                          A number of people pointed out to ...

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Photos: Anthony Joshua trains with Manchester United squad

Photos: Anthony Joshua trains with Manchester United squad

Yesterday, British-Nigerian boxer and World heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua paid a visit to Manchester United training facility at Carrington base where he trained with the players. The 27-year-old who is still enjoying his triumphant win against Ukraine’s giant Wladimir Klitschko also took pictures with the squad and was presented his own personalized Manchester United jersey by Jose Mourinho, the coach ...

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EPL Champions: Chelsea seal fifth Premier League crown | Five key factors that won Chelsea the Premier League

EPL Champions: Chelsea seal fifth Premier League crown | Five key factors that won Chelsea the Premier League

                                                                                 Chelsea’s 1-0 win at West Brom on Friday secured the club’s fifth Premier League title, a fitting reward for a remarkable ...

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Anthony Joshua receives surprise early morning visit from drug testers

Anthony Joshua receives surprise early morning visit from drug testers

Only 12 days after Anthony Joshua defeated Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley to retain his IBF title and claim the vacant WBA and IBO belts, he received a surprise visit from drug testers very early on Thursday morning. The 27-year-old champion shared the video to his Instagram stories before 8 a.m. this morning. In the video, a man can be seen ...

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FIFA to investigate Pogba´s move to Manchester United

FIFA to investigate Pogba´s move to Manchester United

Paul Pogba’s world-record transfer to Manchester United will be investigated by FIFA. Alleged details of Pogba’s £89million switch to Old Trafford from Juventus were leaked earlier this week. Documents purportedly relating to the France international’s move showed that his agent Mino Raiola stood to benefit to the tune of £41m off the deal. A FIFA spokesperson told Omnisport: “We can ...

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NFF President Amaju Pinnick appointed President of AFCON and Media Committees of CAF

NFF President Amaju Pinnick appointed President of AFCON and Media Committees of CAF

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick, has been appointed president of African Cup of Nations, AFCON and he’s also been appointed to head the media committees of Confederations of African Football (CAF). The announcement was made today in Bahrain.

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Cristiano Ronaldo becomes First Athlete to hit 100 Million Instagram Followers

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes First Athlete to hit 100 Million Instagram Followers

Cristiano Ronaldo has set a landmark online by becoming the first sports star to reach 100 million followers on Instagram. The Portugal captain was Real Madrid‘s hero on Tuesday night as his hat-trick saw off rivals Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-final. He is only trailing pop stars Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift and Beyonce who are all females. At the ...

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Anthony Joshua beats Klitschko at Wembley

Anthony Joshua beats Klitschko at Wembley

Anthony Joshua beats Wladimir Klitschko in their world heavyweight title showdown at Wembley Stadium. England’s national stadium was packed to 90,000 capacity as 2012 Olympic champion Joshua extended his perfect professional record to 19-0, but few anticipated the turbulent struggles he would have to endure to see off his esteemed 41-year-old foe. After four cagey, exploratory rounds, the fight exploded ...

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Nigeria Football Federation signs 5 Year Partnership Deal with Aiteo Group worth N2.5billion

Nigeria Football Federation signs 5 Year Partnership Deal with Aiteo Group worth N2.5billion

Nigeria Football Federation has signed a five-year partnership deal with energy solutions company, Aiteo Group, according to the NFF’s website. The website said the agreement, finalised at Eko Hotel and Suites on Wednesday, was valued at N2.5 billion. NFF said that the partnership was the first of its kind in country sports sponsorship for the energy giant and would take effect from ...

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Court orders Brazilian footballer, Bruno Fernandes back to jail over the murder of his ex-girlfriend and feeding her to dogs.

Court orders Brazilian footballer, Bruno Fernandes back to jail over the murder of his ex-girlfriend and feeding her to dogs.

Brazil’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered that Bruno Fernandes return to jail to continue serving a 22-year sentence for killing his ex-girlfriend and feeding her to dogs. He was arrested and three years later found guilty of homicide, kidnapping and hiding the body of his ex-girlfriend Eliza Samudio. It could be recalled that, Bruno  is alleged to have turned model Eliza Samudio ‘into a human ...

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Kante named PFA Player of the Year, Alli retains Young Player of the Year award

Kante named PFA Player of the Year, Alli retains Young Player of the Year award

N’Golo Kante has been named the PFA Players’ Player of the Year after a formidable debut season at Chelsea, while Dele Alli of Tottenham has retained the Young Player of the Year award. France international Kante has enjoyed an incredible rise in English football after joining Leicester City from Caen in 2015. Having played a key role in Leicester’s remarkable Premier League title ...

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BREAKING NEWS: John Terry to leave Chelsea at end of season

Terry to leave Chelsea at end of season

Chelsea have announced that John Terry will leave the club at the end of the season. ‘Captain, leader, legend’ is how one banner at Stamford Bridge describes John Terry’s legacy at Chelsea. The 36-year-old centre-back has been a central figure during the club’s greatest period, winning 14 major trophies that include four Premier League titles and the 2011-12 Champions League. ...

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Footballer, Ahmed Musa divorces his wife Jamila, set to marry a second one

Footballer, Ahmed Musa divorces his wife Jamila, set to marry a second one

Former Super Eagles assistant captain and Leicester City football club player, Ahmed Musa, has divorced his wife and mother of his two children, Jamila. It could be recall that on April 6th, Ahmed got an invitation from the UK police, following suspicions he was physically abusing Jamila at their home. The couple had gotten into an argument after Ahmed shared ...

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Enyimba FC players and officials viciously attacked by fans of Katsina United

Enyimba FC players and officials viciously attacked by fans of Katsina United

Players and officials of two-time African champions Enyimba Football Club, were attacked by irate fans of Katsina United after a Nigerian Professional Football League game on Sunday, April 9th, despite the later winning by 2-1. Information on the incident is still sketchy, however the players including Ghana goalie, Fatau Dauda suffered cuts on their legs as the Katsina United fans ...

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BREAKING: Messi hit with four-match FIFA ban

Breaking: Messi hit with four-match FIFA ban

Argentina will be without captain Lionel Messi for Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier in Bolivia after he was hit with a four-match FIFA suspension for abusing a linesman. The punishment relates to Messi’s actions during the closing stages of Argentina’s win at home to Chile last week, when the Barcelona star scored the only goal from the penalty spot. The 29-year-old ...

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Champions League last eight: Leicester City to face Athletico Madrid

Champions League last eight: Leicester City to face Athletico Madrid

The English Champions have been drawn against Spanish side, Athletico Madrid in the Champions League quarter final. The first leg will be played in Spain on 11th or 12th of April, while the return leg on 18th or 19th of April. Champions League holder, Real Madrid will face Bayern Munich, while Barcelona will face Juventus, in a repeat of the ...

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