Completesportsnigeria.com's JOHNNY EDWARD, get's CS Sfaxien of Tunisia winger, Junior Ajayi talking about the challenges ahead for the Nigeria U-23s at the Rio 2016 Olympics. The former 3SC forward who is in Samson Siasia's provisional list for the Games also speaks about his career experiences in Tunisia.
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By Adeboye Amosu: The Referees Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation has retired centre referee, Abiodun Alaba, who officiated last Sunday’s Nigeria Professional Football League matchday 23 clash between MFM FC and Shooting Stars at the Agege Stadium, Completesportsnigeria.com can report. Alaba’s handling of the game was questioned by the majority of the spectators at ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Major League Soccer side Portland Timbers are keen to hold on to their Nigerian striker, Fanendo Adi, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The forward has attracted the interest of a number of clubs across Europe following his impressive form for Portland Timbers in the MLS. Last season, he played a key role as Timbers won ... Read More
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—Team To Train In USA; Face Mexico, Honduras In Friendlies As exclusively reported by Completesportsnigeria.com weeks ago, Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi, South Africa-based goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi and Watford striker Odion Ighalo are included in Samson Siasia’s squad as the three overage players for Nigeria’s men’s football team to the Rio 2016 Olympics. U-23s head ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Enugu Rangers and Warri Wolves will kick-start matchday 24 action in the Nigeria Professional Football League on Friday at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The hosts who are sitting in third place in the table will be out to end the Seasiders' five games unbeaten streak. Rangers will be without top scorer Chisom ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Nigeria women's senior national team the Super Falcons maintained their 37th position in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola world ranking released on Friday. The African champions also remain number one in Africa. The Black Queens of Ghana are 46th in the ranking after moving up two places. The Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon dropped one place ... Read More
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By Nurudeen Obalola: Algerian club Entente Setif, who were in Nigerian champions Enyimba’s group, have been disqualified from the CAF Champions League. The Confederation of African Football announced the decision late on Thursday night, explaining it in a statement on their official website. The statement read: “(The decision was taken) following the regrettable incidents that ... Read More
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By Nurudeen Obalola: The debate and the plans are still going on regarding the best way to immortalise Nigeriaâ€™s recently deceased heroes, Stephen Keshi and Shuaibu Amodu. And these plans might remain â€˜in the pipelineâ€™ for years before a consensus is reached or until the pipeline gets blown to pieces by some obnoxious, faceless â€˜avengersâ€™. ... Read More
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Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of Victor Wanyama from Premier League rivals Southampton. Spurs comfirmed the signing of the Kenyan on Thursday night. “We are delighted to announce that we have completed the transfer of Victor Wanyama from Southampton,” the London club wrote on their official website. Â “The midfielder has agreed a contract ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu The Nigeria BasketBall Federation, NBBF, has reported the Spanish Embassy to the Federation of International Basketball Association, FIBA, following their failure to issue the country's Women's U-17 Basketball teams entry visas to travel and feature at the 2016 FIBA World U-17 Women's tournament in Zaragoza, Spain, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Secretary General of the ... Read More
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By Richard Jideaka, Abuja: Ahead of their training tour of the United States of America, the national Under-23 team will take on their Under-20 counterparts, Flying Eagles, in a test game on Saturday at the Abuja National Stadium, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The match will be used by coaches Samson Siasia and Emmanuel Amuneke to assess their ... Read More
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With his small stature and a disarming smile, thirteen-year-old Abdullahi Alabi Azeez has earned the nickname of ‘Messi’ among his peers. Azeez who was born in Lagos, as the fourth child of six children to a trader father, did not grow up to know his mother, as she died when he was still at a ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: National boxing coach, Tony Konyegwachi, has stated that Nigeria's only representative in the boxing event at the Rio Olympics ,Efe Ajagba, is not under pressure to perform. Nigeria's hope of parading three boxers in Rio was dashed after the duo of Umar Sadiq and Efetobore Apochi, crashed out at the on-going ... Read More
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Stephen Mozia won Team Nigeria's first medal in the first day of action at the on going Africa Senior Athletics Championships in Durban, South Africa Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Mozia who was making his second appearance at the African Championships having won Bronze two years ago, has now added another Bronze to increase his medals’ haul to two. ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Enyimba midfielder Dare Ojo is relieved to see his side end their four-game winless streak in the Nigeria Professional Football League, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The former Kwara United player scored the winning goal as the Peoples Elephant defeated their local rivals Abia Warriors 1-0 in Port Harcourt on Wednesday. Ojo said the win ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Former Nigeria international Garba Lawal is unperturbed over the teams the Super Eagles might be drawn with in the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. The third round draw will hold on Friday 24 June, in Cairo, Egypt. Following the rearrangement of the seeding by FIFA ahead of the ... Read More
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England striker Jamie Vardy has turned down a chance to join Arsenal and instead extended his contract with Premier League champions Leicester City. Vardy, 29, was reportedly considering joining Arsenal after the Gunners activated his release clause, but he has now decided to stay with Claudio Ranieri’s fairytale champions. The club issued a statement on ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Nigerian forward, Ekigho Ehiosun, has told Completesportsnigeria.com that he will quit his Turkish side, Samsunspor, as he is being owed seven months salary. Ekigho who recently quit bachelorhood with a wedding in Lagos said: "It was not easy playing football without being paid for seven months,"Ehiosun began during a chat with Completesportsnigeria.com. "We the foreign ... Read More
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Ikorodu United have sacked their head coach, Sam Okpodu, and replaced him with Dutchman, Theodorus Jacob de Jong, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
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The Ministry of Youth and Sports led by Solomon Dalung has proposed a 20-man National Committee for a State burial of the late former Super Eagles
Coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi.
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