Nigeria’s Group B opponents at the Rio 2016 men’s football event, Colombia and Sweden, played out an entertaining 2-2 draw at the Arena Amazonia stadium in Manaus on Thursday night. Teofilo Gutierrez scored for Colombia just after 17 minutes. Dorlan Pabon slipped a perfectly weighted through-pass to one of Colombia’s overage stars,Gutierrez, who took a ... Read More
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Argentina got off to the worst possible start in the football event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after losing 2-0 to Portugal in their Group D clash on Thursday night. Goncalo Paciencia opened the scoring for Portugal in the 66th minute. And in the 84th minute, Pite, who replcaed Sergio Oliveira, sealed the win ... Read More
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Olympic gold medallists in 2012 Mexico began their title defence at the Rio 2016 with a 2-2 draw against Germany at the Arena Fonte Nova Salvador on Thursday. The young Germans had to come back twice to earn a hard fought draw with Mexico in Group C action in Salvador. After an entertaining first half ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Nigeria’s Olympic veteran, Segun Toriola, has been drawn against Dmitriji Prokopcov from Czech Republic in the table tennis event of the 2016 Olympic Games. Toriola, who will be making his seventh appearance at the games, will face Prokopcov in round 1 in the men’s singles event. Nigeria’s other representative in the men’s ... Read More
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Hosts Brazil were surprisingly held to a 0-0 draw by 10-man South Africa in Group A’s second game in the men’s football event of the 2016 Rio Olympics in Brasilia on Thursday. Despite parading the likes of Neymar, Marquinhos, Gabriel Jesus, Rafinha and Felipe Anderson, Brazil still could not break the deadlock. In the second ... Read More
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Nigeria U-23s have finally arrived in Manaus, venue of their first game against Japan in the men's football event of the Rio 2016 Olympics. This was revealed by media officer of the team, Timi Ebikagboro, on Twitter Thursday night. According to Ebikagboro, the team landed at exactly 2.19pm local time (7.19pm Nigerian time). "Dream Team touch down ... Read More
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Former Everton forward Victor Anichebe has been having private practise sessions with the hope of securing a move to a club before the end of the transfer window, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The powerful Nigerian striker is still searching for a new club after he was released by West Bromwich Albion at the end of last season. ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Nigerian duo, Alex Iwobi and Chuba Akpom, were included in Arsenal's 25-man squad to Scandinavia in continuation of their pre-season friendly games ahead of the 2016/2016 English Premier League season which kicks off in two weeks' time. Arsenal will face Vikings on Friday in Norway before rounding off their trip in Scandinavia with ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Nigerian forward Chisom Chikatara is delighted to have finally made his debut for Moroccan side Wydad Casablanca, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The former Abia Warriors striker played his first official game for Wydad in Wednesday’s 4-3 penalty shootout win against Al Nassr in the Tabuk International Tournament in Saudi Arabia. The 21-year-old was in ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles are determined to secure a win against Japan in their opening game of the men’s football event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games despite shoddy travelling arrangements, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The players only left Atlanta, United States of America on a chartered luxury plane for Manaus, venue of their clash ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward AS Monaco defender Elderson Echiejile could be set for a move away from the French club before the start of the new Ligue 1 season, Completesportsnigeria.com has reliably gathered. The 28-year-old who scored once in five pre-season games for the Les Douges was sensationally left out of club's UEFA Champions League third ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Nigeria's Group B opponent at the 2016 Rio Olympics men's football event, Japan, have dropped forward Kubo Yuya from the squad to face the U-23 Eagles in their opening group game in Manaus in the early hours of Friday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The Young Boys of Switzerland player who wasn't released for the ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: The League Management Company have postponed three matchday 30 fixtures scheduled to take place this weekend in the Nigeria Professional Football League, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The postponement was as a result of the large number of players from Rangers, MFM, Enyimba and Wikki Tourists who are in the NPFL All- Stars team that ... Read More
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After missing the football event at the 2012 London Olympic Games, Nigeria U-23s will make a return to the games at Rio 2016 although in less than ideal circumstances. The former Olympic football champions are drawn in Group B alongside Japan, Sweden and Colombia. Ahead of their opening game against Japan on Friday morning, Completesportsnigeria.com's JAMES AGBEREBI ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Nigerian U-23 international Junior Ajayi is is set to join Cairo giants Al Ahly from Tunisian side CS Sfaxien, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The forward will sign a four-year contract with the former African champions and will replace Gabonese international striker Malick Evouna who has dumped Ahly for a stint in China with Tiajin ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Nigeria international, John Ogu, has dedicated Hapoel Be'er Sheva's win against Greek champions Olympiakos to their fans. The Israeli champions defeated Olympiakos 1-0 in their second leg third qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League. Hapoel progressed into the play-offs after a 1-0 aggregate win. Ogu and Anthony Nwakaeme were in ... Read More
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Nigeria U-23s head coach Samson Siasia has expressed hope that his team will do well at this year's Olympics despite facing setbacks in their preparations towards the games. The team was expected to depart for Manaus from Atlanta, United States of America, on Monday but as at Wednesday night were yet to leave just 24 hours to their first ... Read More
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Nigeria's Victor Moses gave another good account of himself while in action for Chelsea who recorded a 3-1 win over AC Milan at the US Bank Stadium in Thurday's pre-season friendly in Minneapolis Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Moses played for 52 minutes in his fourth pre-season game and was replaced by Eden Hazard as goals from Betrand Traore ... Read More
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Nigeria's Olympic team, the U-23 Eagles, suffered another travel setback after their trip from their training camp in Atlanta, United States of America to Manaus on Wednesday was cancelled over flight scare among the players, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
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