Kano Pillars have announced the appointment of two new assistant coaches for the club, namely; Abdulsalam Abubakar and Hassan Abdallah, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
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Italy finished top of Euro 2016 Group E despite going down to a 1-0 defeat against Republic of Ireland on Wednesday night and will face Spain in the round of 16 on Monday at the Stade de Prince. Robbie Brady scored the only goal of the match very late into the match against a weakened ... Read More
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By Richard Jideaka, Abuja: Nigeria U-23 team coach Samson Siasia has confirmed the availability of Chelsea and Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo for the Rio Olympic Games in Brazil even as he divulged that Godfrey Oboabona has been ruled out. Siasia sounded positive that the Nigerian team will do well with the set of ... Read More
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The reasons the Spanish Embassy denied Nigeria's U-17 women basketball team entry visas to travel and feature at the 2016 FIBA World U-17 Women's Basketball Tournament in Zaragoza have been revealed, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIC, while denying masterminding the embarrassing incident, said through a release on Wednesday that it contacted ... Read More
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Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Portugal registered a 3-3 draw against Hungary on Wednesday to earn a place in the knockout stages at Euro 2016. Zlotan Gera opened scoring for Hungary in the 17th minute but Nani equalised three minutes before half-time. Hungary went ahead again through Balazs Dzsudzsak in the 47th minute. Ronaldo, who ... Read More
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Nigeria Professional Football League champions Enyimba ended their four-game winless streak by securing a 1-0 win against local rivals, Abia Warriors, in a rescheduled matchday 12 fixture in Port Harcourt on Wednesday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Versatile midfielder Dare Ojo scored the winning goal for the People Elephants five minutes into the game. Paul Aigbogun's men dominated ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Nigeria Professional Football League side MFM FC have been fined N2m by the League Management Company for the unruly behaviour of their fans during their matchday 23 fixture against Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan last Sunday at the Agege Stadium, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Some thugs suspected to be fans of the club ... Read More
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A Swedish footballer was shown a red card for farting during a football match. According to theguardian.com, Adam Lindin Ljungkvist, who was playing at left-back in the match between Järna SK’s reserve team and Pershagen SK, was shown a second yellow card late on in what local media called “bizarre circumstances”. “I had a bad stomach, ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has dismissed Enyimba's defeat to Zamalek and is hopeful of a better performance from his charges when they take on the Nigerian champions next Wednesday in their CAF Champions League Group B fixture at the Lucas Moripe Stadium, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The Brazilians defeated Algerian club Entente Setif 2-0 in ... Read More
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Golden Eaglets head coach Manu Garba has expressed delight in having players who excelled during this year’s NNPC/Shell Cup competition at the Nigeria U-17s screening exercise in Abuja. The NFF announced on Tuesday that outstanding players from the NNPC/Shell Cup have been pencilled down for stern tests at the ongoing screening exercise, as the reigning ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Nigeria’s U-20 side, the Flying Eagles, defeated Super Lion Academy 4-0 in a friendly game in Abuja on Wednesday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Three first-half goals by Funsho Bamgboye and Chukwudi Agor, who bagged a brace, set Emmanuel Amuneke’s lads on the road for the win. Record FIFAU-17 World Cup top scorer Victor Osimhen ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Abia Warriors striker Chisom Chikatara says he will bide his time before penning a deal with another club, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The striker few months ago signed a three-year deal with Moroccan club Wydad Casablanca which was later cancelled after the club failed to fulfill their contractual obligations. Chikatara told Completesportsnigeria.com that though ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Granada forward Isaac Success is a major doubt for Nigeria at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, his former youth coach Douglas Idahosa has told Completesportsnigeria.com. Idahosa also revealed that Success, a the former Nigeria U-17 and U-20 player, will join Watford before the end of the month. He disclosed that the Nigerian ... Read More
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Argentina captain Lionel Messi overtook Gabriel Batistuta as the country’s all-time top goal scorer on Wednesday morning as they defeatedÂ hosts United States 4-0 in the Copa America semi-final. Â The five-time world player of the year set up Ezequiel Lavezzi’s opening goal in the third minute for his 55th Argentina goal, then scored a brilliant free ... Read More
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By Oladimeji Loko: Efe Ajagba, Nigeriaâ€™s sole boxing entrant to the 2016 Olympic Games, has already resumed intensive training in Lagos ahead of the games. Complete Sports gathered that Ajagba, a 91 kg heavyweight fighter, is camped at the Nigeria Boxing Federationâ€™s hostel at the National Stadium, Surulere. Assistant secretary of the federation, Ebone Omagbemi, ... Read More
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Chief Coach of national Under-23 team Samson is worried that the duo of Alex Iwobi of Arsenal and Kelechi Iheanacho of Manchester City may not be released by their clubs to make Nigeria's squad for the Rio Olympic Games in Brazil, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
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Ivan Perisic scored a late winner for Croatia who stunned champions Spain 2-1 in Bordeaux on Tuesday to finish top of Euro 2016 Group D with seven points. The Inter Milan winger scored in the 88th minute after recieving a perfect pass from Nikola Kalinic and the midfielder fired in a low strike which deflected ... Read More
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Nigerian boxer, Efetobore Apochi, has crashed out in the quarter-finals of the AIBA 2016 World Boxing Qualification Event holding in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Fighting in the men's heavyweight category, Apochi lost to Netherland's Roy Korving 3-0 on point to exit the tournament.
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By James Agberebi: Nigeria U-23s will take on Mexico in an international friendly game as part of their preparation for the 2016 Rio Olympics men's football. According to the Nigeria Football Federation, on their official website, the game comes up in Mexico on Saturday, 2nd July, and is scheduled to start at 8.30pm Mexican time. ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: HJK Helsinki stars, Taye Taiwo and Nnamdi Oduamadi are both looking forward to qualifying for the final of the Finnish Suomen Cup as they confront Lahti in the semi-final, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Having dispatched Kuopion Palloseura 4-1 despite parading Gbolahan Salami,Azubuike Egwuekwe, Aliyu Abubakar and Paul Onobi in the quarter-finals, the Nigerian internationals took ... Read More
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