Spanish champions Barcelona got back to winning ways and moved three points clear at the top of La Liga courtesy of an 8-0 win at Deportivo La Coruna on Wednesday night. The Catalans entered the match in poor form after three straight defeats in Spain’s top flight, but four goals from Luis Suarez and one ... Read MoreThe post Suarez Scores Four As Barca End Losing Streak, Thump Deportivo appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Nigerian star John Chibuike plays for Turkish side Gaziantepspor and has been instrumental in the club's ambition to remain in the Turkish top flight. Chibuike who started out as a defender for Enugu Rangers has scored five goals in 27 league games thus far for Gaziantepspor this season. Chibuike spoke with Completesportsnigeria.com's IZUCHUKWU OKOSI on ... Read MoreThe post Chibuike: Omeruo Is A Top Defender, Eto’o Is Special appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By James Agberebi: The Secretary General of the Nigeria Rowing Canoe and Sailing Federation, Olubunmi Oluode, has stated that Jonathan Akinyemi and Chierika Ukogu are both intensifying their preparations ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Akinyemi will be representing Nigeria in the Canoe Slalom and Kayak event at this year's Olympic Games. It will ... Read MoreThe post Canoe/Rowing: Akinyemi, Ukogu Step Up Olympic Training In UK, USA appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles will take on Mali and Luxembourg in two international friendly matches in Europe in the next FIFA window, the Nigeria Football Federation have an5nounced. The three-time African champions will face Mali, ranked four places above them by FIFA at 63, at the Stade Robert Diochon in Rouen, France on Friday, 27 May. ... Read MoreThe post Super Eagles To Face Mali, Luxembourg In Friendlies In Europe appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Former NBA point guard, Ben Uzoh, insists that Nigeria’s D’Tigers can make an impact in their second straight appearance at the Olympic Games at the 2016 Rio Olympics in Brazil. Uzoh, who has fully recovered from a thoracic outlet syndrome â€“ a group of disorders that occur when the blood vessels or nerves in the ... Read MoreThe post D’Tigers Star Uzoh Targets Rio 2016 Olympics Medal appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Adeboye Amosu: Photo courtesy LMC: Players of Nigeria Professional Football League side, Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan, have threatened to embark on a strike action to protest the non-payment of their salaries, Completesportsnigeria.com can report. The players, Completesportsnigeria.com scooped, are owed five months salaries by the management of the club. With no ... Read MoreThe post 3SC Players Threaten Strike Over Unpaid Five Months Salaries appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Adeboye Amosu: Nigerian champions, Enyimba, will look to scale through into the prestigious group phase of the CAF Champions League when they confront Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia on Wednesday night at the Olympic Stadium, Sousse, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The Peoples Elephant won the first leg 3-0 and are poised to make it into the group stages ... Read MoreThe post Enyimba Face Hostile Etoile, Seek To End 5-Year CAF CL Wait appeared first on Complete
Arsene Wenger has insisted that he will at least see out his Arsenal contract, which expires at the end of next season. There have been calls for Wenger to quit north London following a trophyless campaign, but he is adamant he is going nowhere for now. “I always respect my contract,” Wenger vowed ... Read MoreThe post Wenger Won’t Quit Arsenal, Doesn’t Want Mahrez; Ozil, Sanchez To StayÂ appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By David Meshioye: Nigeria U-23s head coach Samson Siasia may have decided to drop former Golden Eaglets top scorer Victor Osimhen from the Rio Olympics squad. Completesportsnigeria.com can report that Siasia has finally settled for Roma striker Sadiq Umar as back-up for Osimhen who is currently at the Abuja camp of the Flying Eagles ... Read MoreThe post Rio 2016: Siasia Set To Replace Osimhen With Umar appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
The Organising Committee for the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations has disqualified Kenya from the 2017 edition for fielding five ineligible players in their first round, first leg clash against Sudan played on Sunday, 3 April 2016 at the El Merreikh Stadium, which ended 1-1, CAF announced on Wednesday. The African ruling body lists the ... Read MoreThe post U-20 AFCON: CAF Disqualify Kenya For Fielding Overage Players appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Adeboye Amosu: Kano Pillars captain, Gambo Mohammed, will undergo further tests on Wednesday to ascertain if he is fully fit to return to action after he sustained a head injury in his side's match day 12 fixture against Rivers United last weekend, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The forward was immediately taken to the hospital after he suffered a ... Read MoreThe post Gambo To Undergo Head Injury Tests At Top Kano Hospital appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Enyimba International Football club had their first feel of the turf of the Olympic Stadium in Sousse, venue of their Wednesday's CAF Champions League second round, second leg tie against Etoile du Sahel, but the team arrived at the stadium at 7:00pm to a tense and particularly hostile atmosphere, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.AThe post Enyimba Stoned During Training In Sousse appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Babatunde Koiki in Sousse, Tunisia: Photo courtesy @EnyimbaFC: Enyimba are confident they will not be affected by the cold weather in Sousse when they face Etoile du Sahel in a CAF Champions League clash on Wednesday night, the Nigerian champions’ kit manager Ikechi Okoro has told Completesportsnigeria.com. Speaking on Tuesday at the Aba Elephant ... Read MoreThe post Enyimba Ready For Cold Night In Sousse Vs Etoile appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
African stars were on duty over the weekend, and ahead this midweek's games across Europe - in the leagues and FA Cup, Completesportsnigeria.com's IZUCHUKWU OKOSI presents, The African Team Of The Week, featuring the players who were in fantastic form for their various clubs and made the continent proud in the past four days.The post African Team Of The Week: Enyeama, Ideye, Umar In; Abdounner Solid In Defence appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
English FA Cup returns this weekend and the match between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park is the pick of the semi/finals fixtures, the other game being a clash between Crystal Palace and Watford.United reached the semi-finals stage after a 2-1 win over West Ham United in a quarter-final replay, while Everton eliminated Chelsea with a 2-0 win to reach the last four.The post Everton Vs Manchester United: Talk Big & Win Your Club’s Jersey appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Nigerian youngster Kelechi Iheanacho was an ununused substitute as Manchester City were forced to a 1-1 Premier League draw by Newcastle on Tuesday night at St. James’ Park. Sergio Aguero put City ahead before Vurnon Anita levelled the score for the home side. Aldo on Tuesday night, Bayern Munich kept their treble dreams alive by ... Read MoreThe post Newcastle Hold Man City As Bayern Reach Cup Final appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Completesportsnigeria.com's ADEBOYE AMOSU poses serious questions as Nigeria's only remaining representatives in African competition, Enyimba, face Etoile du Sahel on Wednesday for a place in the group phase of the CAF Champions League… CAN ENYIMBA MAINTAIN FIRST LEG ADVANTAGE? Though Enyimba won the first leg of this tie 3-0, they will still need to be at their ... Read MoreThe post CRUNCH TIME: 5 Key Questions As Enyimba Face Etoile appeared first on Complete Sports
Alex Iwobi has stated that he was inspired by former Nigeria international and Arsenal forward Nwankwo Kanu. Recently, Kanu showered encomiums on the 19-year-old who has made a big impact since making his breakthrough to the Arsenal team, scoring two league goals and providing three assists. Speaking on Arsenal Player on Arsenal.com, Iwobi ... Read MoreThe post Iwobi: How Kanu Inspired Me At Arsenal appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Shooting Stars of Ibadan failed yet again to pick up away points in the Nigeria Professional Football League as they lost to Nasarawa United in Makurdi in a rescheduled fixture on Tuesday. Esosa Igbinova scored the only goal of the match from a freekick in the 40th minute to condemn 3SC to another away defeat. ... Read MoreThe post NPFL: Nasarawa United Shoot Down 3SC In Makurdi appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
The League Management Company have finedÂ Giwa FC N5 million and ordered the Jos club to play their next three home matches at the Ilorin Township Stadium amongst other sanctions placed on the club and their Media Officer following investigations into the circumstances that led to the abandoning of the Nigeria Professional Football League matchday ... Read MoreThe post Abandoned Match: Giwa FC Fined N6.75m, Banished To Ilorin appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.