World football governing body, FIFA, has commiserated with the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, on the death of former Nigeria international, John Ene Okon. Okon, who featured for the Flying Eagles at the 1987 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Chile, died on Tuesday in Calabar during a short illness. Until his death, Okon was ... Read More
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Following their impressive form for their Premier League side Leicester City the duo of Danny Drinkwater and N'Golo Nkante have been called up to their countries' national teams ahead of crunch friendlies later this month.
England manager Roy Hodgson on Thursday named Drinkwater in his Three Lions side to face Germany and Holland while French national team manager Didier Deschamps handed his fellow midfielder N'Golo a chance in the Blues' upcoming friendlies friendlies against Holland and Russia,
Arsenal youth prodigy, Alex Iwobi, who is in Nigeria's squad to play against Egypt in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on the 25th and 29th of this month in Kaduna and Alexandria, has spoken of his pleasant surprise at getting first team opportunities at the London club.
Iwobi was in the Gunners' starting line-up that lost to Barcelona 3-1 in their Round of 16 second leg clash against champions Barcelona at the Nou Camp on Wednesday night, and showed a gutsy performance that was one of the
Former Nigeria's 4x400 metres sprint queen, Damola Osayomi, has expressed belief in Team Nigeria's hopes of a memorable 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Pentagon, Oregun, USA.
The 16th edition of the Championships begins today (Thursday) and the five-time All Africa Games gold medallist (two gold medals in the 200m and 4x100m at the 2011 All Africa Games) spoke exclusively to Completesportsnigeria.com on her expectations from Nigeria's athletes at the Championships.
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By Johnny Edward: The Nigeria Football Federation has approved Confluence Beach Soccer Club of Kogi State to represent the country at this year's Keta Beach Soccer Cup in Ghana. The four-day international beach soccer tournament event will feature six selected club sides from five countries along with hosts, Ghana. The event is scheduled to ... Read More
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Exclusive By Johnny Edward: The Nigerian Football Federation has vowed to pay up all outstanding salaries owed erstwhile Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh and his assistants, Completesportsnigeria.com has reliably gathered. The NFF, Completesportsnigeria.com, gathered is focused on ensuring that the Super Eagles emerge victorious in next Friday's all important game against the Pharaohs of Egypt billed for
Watford boss Quique Sanchez Flores has said that they will assess the fitness of Odion Ighalo ahead of this weekend's Premier League clash against Stoke City at Vicarage Road. Ighalo ended his goal drought in Watford's 2-1 win against Arsenal in an FA Cup quarter-final match, but went off with a knock. According ... Read More
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: Leicester City manager, Claudio Ranieri has asserted that his team is trying hard not to be distracted by thoughts of winning the Premier League title. And ahead of their next Premier League match against Crystal Palace, Ranieri says they're focusing on the fights, on the field of play and not ... Read More
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: England U-21 national team coach, Gareth Southgate on Thursday named four Nigerian-born youngsters in his team to face Switzerland next weekend in the Euro U-21 qualifiers,Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Southgate made the announcement on Thursday when he released a list of 22 players for the qualifiers. Arsenal's Chuba Akpom who is on loan at Hull City has played three ... Read More
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Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew on Thursday addressed the media in his press conference ahead of his side's clash against league leaders Leicester City on Saturday and believes his team can turn the recent poor results around as they get set to host the Foxes at Selhurst Park. The Eagles have not won a league ... Read More
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Nigerian trio of Efe Ajagba, Edith Ogoke and Caroline Linus, will hope to secure passage into the final of the on-going African Olympic qualification in Yaounde, Cameroon. According to aiba.org, fighting in the men's Super Heavyweight category, Ajagba, a gold medalist at the 2015 All Africa Games, will square off against Trabelsi Aymen from Tunisia. ... Read More
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Former Manchester United and England defender, Rio Ferdinand days Alex Iwobi distinguished himself in Arsenal's 3-1 loss to Barcelona in the second leg Round of 16 Champions League clash at the Nou Camp on Wednesday. The 19-year-old made his Champions League debut and was outstanding throughout the period he spent on the pitch before ... Read More
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In January, 15 nations will head to Gabon to compete in the 31st edition of the Africa Cup of Nations. In previous years, there have always been one or two leading candidates but this time, qualification is proving exceptionally hard to predict and almost anybody can win next year’s tournament if they step up to ... Read More
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Arsenal fans have singled out Alex Iwobi for praise despite Arsenal's ouster from the UEFA Champions League. The reigning European champions, dumped Arsenal out in the round of 16 after a 5-1 aggregate scoreline. According to talksport.com, some of the fans, who took to Twitter to express their views about the game, rated Iwobi ... Read More
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Former Nigeria international, Austin 'Jay Jay' Okocha, has showered plaudits on his nephew, Alex Iwob, for impressing in his UEFA Champions League debut in Arsenal's 3-1 loss to Barcelona at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.
Iwobi, who was named in Arsenal's starting eleven, was brilliant on the night before making way for Olivier Giroud in the 73rd minute.
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Wenger has attributed Arenal's ouster from the UEFA Champions League to their inability to put away scoring chances.
For the sixth consecutive year, Arsenal were dumped out of the Champions League after they lost 3-1 in the second leg of the round of 16 to Barcelona at the Nou Camp. The Gunners crashed out 5-1 on aggregate.
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Bayern Munich came from two goals down to beat Juventus 4-2 and qualify for the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League 6-4 on aggregates at the Allianz Arena in a game of two halves.
Extra time goals from Thiago Alcantara and Kingsley Coman sealed the Bavarians' place in the next round of the competition despite early strikes from Paul Pogba and Juan Cuadrado in the first half.
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Nigeria youngster, Alex Iwobi gave a brilliant account of himself in his first ever UEFA Champions League game but it wasn't enough as Barcelona defeated Arsenal 3-1 to advance into the quarter-finals, winning theirtwo-legged contest 5-1 on aggregate.
Goals from Neymar, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi sealed the win for Barcelona. While Elneny got Arsenal's only goal.
Arsenal had the first sight on goal on 3rd minute through Danny Welbeck but his shot was adjudged to have come off Mascherano.
Former Super Eagles assistant coach Jean Francois Loscuito has reported the Nigerian Football Federation to the Court of Arbitration for Sports based in Lausanne, Completesportsnigeria.com has reliably gathered.
A letter to that effect was sent to the NFF headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday it was gathered.
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By James Agberebi: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has expressed optimism that his side have what it takes to finish off Manchester United Round of 16 second leg clash in the UEFA Europa League Thursday night. The Reds take a 2-0 advantage to Old Trafford after goals from Daniel Sturridge and Roberto Firmino dislodged Manchester United. ... Read More
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