By Adeboye Amosu: Photo by Ganiyu Yusuf: Sudan U-20s coach Mohammed Abdullah Mazda hailed his side's fighting spirit and determination after they booked a place in the 2017 Africa U-21 Nations Cup in Zambia following a shocking 4-3 win against defending champions Nigeria on Saturday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Mazda's men, who lost ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Photo by Ganiyu Yusuf: Flying Eagles coach Emmanuel Amuneke has blamed his players for losing to Sudan in the second leg of the 2017 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Lagos on Saturday. The Flying Eagles lost 4-3 to 10-man Sudan side, 5-5 on aggregate, thereby losing out on the away ... Read More
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By Nurudeen Obalola: Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa posted an impressive performance on Saturday for his new club Leicester City as they defeated Celtic in their pre-season International Champions Cup clash in at Celtic Park, Glasgow. The Premier League champions beat the Scottish Premiership champions 6-5 on penalties as full-time ended 1-1. Musa, who joined Leicester ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Wikki Tourists have toppled Enugu Rangers at the summit of the Nigeria Professional Football League following a 2-0 home win against Abia Warriors on Saturday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Rangers were held to a 1-1 draw at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu by Lobi Stars. Both sides have 47 points each, but Wikki have ... Read More
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Flying Eagles players wept uncontrollably following their shocking 4-3 defeat by Sudan in the second leg of their Africa U-20 Nations Cup qualifying fixture at the Teslim Balogun Stadium Lagos on Saturday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
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By James Agberebi: Nigeria’s Flying Eagles have crashed out of next year’s U-20 Africa Cup of Nations 6-6 on aggregate after losing 4-3 to 10-man Sudan in Lagos on Saturday to lose out on away goals. The Flying Eagles won the first leg 2-1 in Omdurman a fortnight ago. They also miss out of the ... Read More
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Prosper Chidera Ojukwu who shined throughout the COPA Coca-Cola tournament as a leading star has emerged winner of the COPA Coca-Cola 2016 Golden Boot. This was following his emergence as the tournament’s top scorer, after his team FOSLA Academy, Abuja defeated its Lagos counterpart, Rockford Junior College, Ikorodu, in the third place match by penalty shoot-out ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Wydad Casablanca of Morocco new boy, Nigeria striker Chisom Chikatara, hopes he will be cleared to feature for the club in next Wednesday’s CAF Champions League Group A clash against Egyptian side Al Ahly, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The forward was recently cleared by his former club Abia Warriors to link up with the ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger hailed Nigerian youngster Alex Iwobi's performance in Friday's 1-1 draw against RC Lens in the Gunners' first pre-season friendly. Iwobi, along with Chuba Akpom, featured from the start for Arsenal before going off in the second half. The 19-year-old was a revelation for Arsenal last season, scoring two goals. According to arsenal.com, ... Read More
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Nigerian football superstar Mikel Obi will finally be a fulfilled player when he eventually dons the green and white jersey with the national Under-23 team at the 2016 Olympics football tournament billed to hold in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil next month. Mikel who had previously featured for other Nigerian age-grade teams at the U-17 ... Read More
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With the seven-day ultimatum to get a new Technical Adviser for the Super Eagles fast running out, members of the Nigeria Football Federation’s Technical Committee have desperately been running helter skelter and stepped up the search by combing the nooks and crannies of popular markets in Nigeria and abroad. Yours truly can exclusively reveal to ... Read More
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Sunderland have appointed David Moyes as their new manager. The former Manchester United manager replaces Sam Allardyce, who has take up the England post. “Sunderland AFC confirms the appointment of David Moyes as its new manager,” the Premier League club announced on their website on Saturday. “Moyes, 53, has signed a four-year deal ... Read More
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Nigerian duo of Alex Iwobi and Chuba Akpom were included in Arsenal's preliminary squad ahead of their pre-season friendly against Major League Soccer (MLS) All-Star team next Thursday. According to espnfc.com, MLS announced the Gunners' team on Friday night ahead of the game billed for San Jose, California. Both players were in action for Arsenal in their first pre-season ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Enugu Rangers will seek to consolidate their leadership position in the Nigeria Professional Football League when they confront Lobi Stars at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu on Saturday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The Flying Antelopes who are looking to win their first title in 32 years top the table with 46 points, two more than second-placed ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Nigerian duo Alex Iwobi and Chuba Akpom were in the starting line-up for Arsenal who held French side RC Lens to a 1-1 draw in a friendly played inside the Stade Bollaert-Delelis in France on Friday. It was Arsenal’s first pre-season friendly ahead of the 2016/2017 English Premier League season which kicks ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Scotland and Hull City defender Andy Robertson has expressed confidence that Super Eagles prospect Moses Odubajo will overcome his injury setback. Odubajo is set for six months on the sidelines following his injury in Hull's pre-season friendly against Grimsby Town. “Moses’ injury was a freak injury – one that can ... Read More
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President of Spanish La Liga, Javier Tebas, has hinted that the partnership entered between LaLiga and the Nigeria Professional Football League could see FC Barcelona play friendly games in Nigeria. Tebas said this in a media conference at the official opening of the La Liga office in Nigeria on Friday inside the Corporate Headquarters of ... Read More
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By Sab Osuji: Dutch coach Simeon Kalika has declared that Nigerians should not expect miracles from the U-23 Eagles squad at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil because the current team are not as good as the team that won silver medal for Nigeria at the Beijing 2008 Games, completesportsnigeria.com reports. Siasia on Thursday named his 23-man squad list ... Read More
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Ghana U-20 men's team, Black Satellites, have been eliminated from the 2017 CAF U-20 Africa Cup of Nations despite defeating Senegal 1-0 in the return leg played on Friday in Accra, crashing out 3-2 on aggregate. Senegal won the first leg 3-1 in Dakar a fortnight ago. The former U-20 AFCON champions' only goal ... Read More
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Liverpool have completed the signing of Netherlands international Georginio Wijnaldum from relegated Newcastle on a long-term contract. Wijnaldum's Liverpool move was confirmed on the Reds' official website on Friday. "Liverpool Football Club have today completed the signing of Netherlands international Georginio Wijnaldum from Newcastle United," a statmenet on Liverpool's official websites reads. ... Read More
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