The much anticipated International Champions Cup clash between Manchester United and Manchester City, billed for Monday in Beijing China, has been called off. According to a statement released on Manchester United’s official website on Monday morning, the game was called off due to concerns over players safety as a result of poor weather condition. The ... Read More
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Nigeria U-20 men's national football team coach, Emmanuel Amuneke has posited that he is yet to come to terms with the reality that Flying Eagles will not be participating in next year's CAF U-20 Nations Cup in Zambia following Saturday's 3-4 defeat in the final qualification match return leg tie in Lagos, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
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Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has summoned the Athletics Federation of Nigeria’s Secretary-General, Olumide Bamiduro, and ministry staff of the Federation of Elite Athletes Department (FEAD) to explain the ticket scandal that dominated the social media at the weekend, a sports ministry press statement says. A mail purportedly written by the AFN ... Read More
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By Dare Esan: For the second time in the life of the Solomon Ogba administration of the Athletic Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Nigeria have failed to win a medal at the biennial IAAF World Junior Championships in Athletics. At the conclusion of the 16th edition of the championships Sunday at the ZdzisÅ‚aw Krzyszkowiak Stadium in ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Flying Eagles players have blamed lack of motivation for their failure to qualify for the Africa U-20 Nations Cup, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Leading 2-1 from the first leg, Emmanuel Amuneke’s charges lost 4-3 to Sudan on Saturday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos with the visitors qualifying for Zambia 2017 on the away ... Read More
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino and the Secretary General, Ms Fatma Samoura, arrived Abuja on Sunday accompanied by executive assistants Mattias Grafstrom and Veron Mosengo-Omba. Â The FIFA top shots, who are in Nigeria to meet with African FA heads, were received on arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by NFF President Amaju Pinnick and ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Nigeria Professional Football League champions Enyimba once again stuttered in their title defence when they lost 2-0 against Plateau United at the Rwang Pam Stadium, Jos on Sunday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. After weathering pressure from the hosts in the early parts of the game, the Peoples Elephant went behind in the 37th minute ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong has departed for Atlanta, USA, to join up with members of Nigeria U-23s who are preparing for the football event of the Rio Olympic Games. Troost-Ekong, who plays for Gent in the Belgian league, was included in coach Samson Siasia’s 18-man squad for the games. He confirmed ... Read More
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Ex-Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has once again made startling revelations about his time in charge of the team. Oliseh resigned in February after only months in charge, citing poor working conditions and unpaid entitlements. The former Nigeria captain used his blog, SundayOliseh.tv to reveal more details about his experience working with the Nigeria Football ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Rivers United coach Stanley Eguma says his side must now concentrate on picking a continental ticket following Saturday’s 1-0 defeat against Sunshine Stars in a Nigeria Professional Football League matchday 28 fixture, reports Completesportsnigeria.com Despite the defeat, the Pride of Rivers remain in the third position, three points behind joint-leaders, Wikki Tourists ... Read More
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Former Arsenal and Manchester City defender Kolo Toure has joined Nigeria international Efe Ambrose at Scottish champions Celtic from Liverpool on a one-year contract. The move was confirmed by Celtic on their official website on Sunday. Toure, 35, reunites with former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers at Celtic Park. The centre-back, who played in Liverpool’s Europa ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Nigeria Football Federation first vice-president, Seyi Akinwunmi, has called on Nigerians to forgive the Flying Eagles following the team’s ouster from next year’s U-20 Africa Cup of Nations by Sudan. Despite winning the first leg 2-1 in Omdurman, the Flying Eagles lost 4-3 in the reverse fixture in Lagos (5-5 on agreggate), ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Chisom Chikatara has been cleared by the Confederation of African Football to feature for Wydad Casablanca in Wednesday’s CAF Champions League Group A clash against Egytian side Al Ahly, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The forward who recently linked up with the Casablanca-based side from Nigerian outfit, Abia Warriors, commenced training with the Rogue et ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Warri Wolves rallied from a goal down to beat Akwa United 3-1 at the Warri City Stadium on Sunday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The game was postponed from Saturday after heavy rain rendered the pitch unplayable. Ubong Friday stunned the hosts when he grabbed the opening goal in the 34th minute. The Seasiders equalised ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Photo by Ganiyu Yusuf: Former Nigeria U-20 player Elderson Echiejile is disappointed the Flying Eagles will not be featuring at the African U-20 Cup of Nations in Zambia, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The Flying Eagles lost 4-3 at home to a 10-man Sudanese side having won the first leg 2-1 in Omdurman, a result ... Read More
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Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL side, Warri Wolves will host Enyimba of Aba in a match day 30 fixture behind closed doors, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
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Completesportsnigeria.com's JOHNNY EDWARD holds an inquest into the shocking 'death' of Nigeria's 2017 CAF U-20 AFCON and 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup ambitions. Below are five factors that worked against the Nigeria U-20s and ensured that their Sudanese counterparts won their two legged final qualifiers with higher away goals following a 5-5 aggregate scoresheet.
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Super Eagles skipper, John Mikel Obi has been released by Chelsea for the Rio 2016 Olympics football event, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
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Completesportsnigeria’s ADEBOYE AMOSU, who was at the Teslim Balogun Stadium as the Flying Eagles lost 4-3 to Sudan in their U-20 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday, pulls no punches as he rates the Nigerian players… Photo by GANIYU YUSUF: AKPAN UDOH 3/10 The young goalkeeper put up a disappointing showing despite his high ... Read More
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