Riyad Mahrez was the match winner as Leicester City continued their fairytale run at the top of the Barclays Premier League table on Saturday afternoon with a 1-0 win against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. Leicester are now eight points clear of second-placed Tottenham Hotspur, who have a game in hand. Riyad Mahrez was through ... Read More
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West Ham missed the chance to go fourth in the Premier League table after they were forced to a 2-2 draw by Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Manuel Lanzini and Andy Carroll were on target for West Ham, while Cesc Fabregas had a brace for Chelsea. In action for West Ham were Mikel Obi ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Nigeria defender, Leon Balogun, has emerged as an injury doubt for the country's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Egypt, Completesportsnigeria.com can report. His German club, FSV Mainz, announced the player has picked up a muscular injury which ruled him out of Saturday's game against Werder Bremen. "Leon Balogun has picked a muscular ... Read More
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By James Agberebi : Former Nigeria international Nwankwo Kanu has hailed Alex Iwobi who scored his first EPL goal for Arsenal in their 2-0 away win against Everton Iwobi made it 2-0 for Arsenal in the 42nd minute after Danny Welbeck opened the scoring. Kanu, who also featured for Arsenal, praised The Gunners for the ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Former Super Eagles skipper Austin Okocha has congratulated Alex Iwobi after the youngster played brilliantly and scored his very first EPL goal in Arsenal's 2-0 win against Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday. Danny Welbeck put Arsenal in front off an Alexis Sanchez assist. Iwobi doubled Arsenal's lead after he ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Nigeria champions, Enyimba went down to a 2-1 defeat against Vital'0 Football Club of Burundi in the second leg of their CAF Champions League First Round fixture in Bujumbura on Saturday, but the People's Elephant still progressed to the Second Round of the competition on a 6-3 aggregate scoreline, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi scored his first goal for Arsenal on his first Premier League start as they defeated Everton 2-0 in the Premier League’s lunchtime kick-off at Goodison Park. The Super Eagles teenager was officially named the man of the match for his impressive display. Danny Welbeck opened the scoring for ... Read More
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Nigeria defender, Azubuike Egwuekwe started his career in Finland on a bright note, scoring on his debut for Kuopion Palloseura (KuPS) in their 3-0 win against Mikkeli in a cup game on Friday night, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
The towering centre- back who was impressive in the encounter got his goal 12 minutes from time.
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By Adeboye Amosu: Nigeria Professional Football League leaders, MFM Football Club of Lagos, will be out to secure their second away win of the campaign when they do battle with Heartland Football Club of Owerri at the Dan Anyiam Stadium on Sunday. Fidelis Ilechukwu’s men have a hundred percent record at home, but have not ... Read More
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Top invited Super Eagles starsâ€Ž for the crucial African Nations Cup clash against Pharaohs of Egypt next Friday have confirmed their arrival date for game to Completesportsnigeria.com.
AS Monaco defender Elderson Echiejile who is expected to feature in his side's away clash to PSG on Sunday told Completesportsnigeria.com he willâ€Ž arrive the Bolton White Apartmentâ€Ž in Abuja on Monday.
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The Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick, recently declared that the NFF will not hire indigenous coaches for the Super Eagles again in the aftermath of the resignation of former Super Eagles captain Sunday Oliseh but will once again go foreign in the search for a substantive coach. Although the NFF have somehow soft-pedalled in their ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Nigeria Professional Football League side, Ikorodu United of Lagos, have appointed former Warri Wolves coach Sam Okpodu as their new technical adviser, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The former Super Falcons coach left his post at Warri Wolves few days to start of the current campaign due to contractual disagreements. He was assistant to Paul ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Nigerian boxer Efe Ajagba has secured a place at this year's Olympic Games in Rio after qualifying for the final of the on-going AIBA Africa Olympic Boxing qualifiers in Yaounde, Cameroon. In the semi-final of the men's super heavyweight category, Ajagba defeated Aymen Trabelsi from Tunisia to guarantee his place at the ... Read More
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Stoke City boss Mark Hughes has said that their main aim against Watford in the English Premier League this weekend is to try and contain the duo of Odion Ighalo and skipper Troy Deeney. Watford hosts Stoke City at Vicarage Road today (Saturday), hoping to secure the required 40 points to guarantee them safety in ... Read More
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Samson Siasia has selected 20 players for the friendly between Nigeria U-23s and Brazil U-23s billed for Thursday next week at the Kleber Andrade Stadium in Vitoria, Brazil. Thenff.com says there are nine home-based players in the list with the other 11 based abroad. FIFA U-17 World Cup all-time top scorer Victor Osimhen, Germany-based Taiwo Awoniyi and Tunisia-based Junior ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Former Super Eagles head coach, Sunday Oliseh has took a swipe at the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, again asking the Glass House to concentrate on the upcoming 2017 Africa Cup of Nations double header against Egypt rather than criticising him, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Oliseh and the NFF have been at loggerheads since ... Read More
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English Premier League sides Manchester United and Liverpool have been charged by UEFA after crowd trouble during the Europa League last-16 second leg on Thursday night.
Rival fans were seen fighting in the stands, seats were thrown and flares were lit at Thursday's 1-1 draw, during which five men were arrested.
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Pharaohs of Egypt will arrive Nigeria aboard a chartered aircraft on March 23 for the crucial first leg fixture of their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Nigeria, Completesportsnigeria.com can report.
The players and their officials, Completesportsnigeria.com scooped, will fly straight to Kaduna two days before the crunch clash, and are expected to have a feel of the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna the next day.
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Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala has finally completed her move from Liverpool Ladies to Arsenal Ladies. The London club confirmed the deal on Friday on their website, writing: “Arsenal Ladies have completed the signing of Nigeria international Asisat Oshoala. “The 21 year-old striker spent the 2015 season with Liverpool, where she became the first player ... Read More
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