Jurgen Klopp has warned Tottenham Hotspur they could blow their Premier League title chance away when they visit Anfield this weekend. Klopp, who believes his side are well placed to put a significant dent in Spurs’ title hopes, especially with news that both Divock Origi and Roberto Firmino could be available, claimed during his pre-match ... Read MoreThe post Klopp Warns Tottenham Ahead Of Liverpool Clash appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Adeboye Amosu: Enyimba goalkeeper, Femi Thomas, insists the club must improve on their poor away form if they are to retain the Nigeria Professional Football League title, Completesportsnigeria.com can report. The Peoples Elephant who won a record seventh NPFL title last season have lost all three away games this term and currently sit in ... Read MoreThe post Enyimba’s NPFL Away Form Worries Goalkeeper Thomas appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink has ruled out Eden Hazard in Saturday’s away clash against relegation candidate Aston Villa. Hazard, who was the English Premier League’s best player last season, has had a dismal season for the Blues. Speaking ahead of the game against Villa, Hiddink also revealed that Diego Costa has recovered from his injury ... Read MoreThe post Hiddink: Hazard Out Of Villa Clash, Pato Could Play appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Richard Jideaka, Abuja: Sports Minister Solomon Dalung has promised to put a stop to the constant firing of coaches by the Nigeria Football Federation in a concerted effort to move football forward, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. “Hiring and firing of coaches is not in the best interest of the country and must be stopped if we ... Read MoreThe post Dalung Vows To Stop NFF From Sacking Coaches appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Everton manager Roberto Martinez believes his side will handle their fixture run-in very well. The Spaniard on Friday morning also spoke to the media at his press conference as monitored by Completesportsnigeria.com on the transfer speculation surrounding striker Romelu Lukaku. “Finally we have got the Crystal Palace fixture re-arranged and we know when we will play against ... Read MoreThe post Martinez: Lukaku Won’t Leave Everton, Stones Fit For United Clash appeared first
Arsene Wenger has stated that Arsenal are not yet out of the title race as leaders Leicester City will still drop points. The Foxes are 11 points ahead of Arsenal who have a game in hand. Speaking ahead of Saturday's home clash against Watford, Wenger however pointed out that his side will have to do ... Read MoreThe post Wenger: Arsenal Can Still Catch Leicester, Wilshere Good For Euro 2016 appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Bamidele Boluwaji: Ambrose Efe has reflected on Nigeria’s failure to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations AFCON miss said and is looking ahead to the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. â€œIt was quite bad and painful that we are not going to the Nations Cup again,” Celtic defender Ambrose told Complete Sports. “We have ... Read MoreThe post Ambrose: Eagles Can’t Afford To Miss 2018 World Cup appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
The Super Falcons defeated FC Eaglenet 1-0 in a friendly game played at the FIFA Goal Project in Abuja on Thursday. The game is in preparation towards the Falcons' 2016 Africa Women's Cup of Nations qualifier against Senegal. Ebere Orji scored the only goal of the game to give the Falcons the victory. Meanwhile, the first ... Read MoreThe post Super Falcons Beat FC Eaglenet In AFCON FriendlyÂ appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Nigeria's Flying Eagles will not take part in the first round of the Zambia 2017 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers as they drew a bye into the second round. According to cafonline, aside from the 2015 African champions, the likes of Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal, South Africa ... Read MoreThe post Nigeria Through To U-20 AFCON Qualifiers 2nd Round appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Adeboye Amosu: The League Management Company has handed a 10-match suspension and imposed a N2.5m fine on the proprietor of FC Ifeanyi Ubah, Chief Ifeanyi Ubah, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Chief Ubah was santioned for encroaching the field of play and assaulting Heartland goalkeeper, Ebele Obi, during his side's week 8 Nigeria Premier League fixture against ... Read MoreThe post LMC Hand Ubah 10-Match Ban, N2.5m Fine For Assault appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Adeboye Amosu: Heartland Football Club of Owerri goalkeeper, Ebele Obi, has vowed to appeal the six-match ban handed to him by the League Management Company, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Ebele, the elder brother of Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi, was banned by the league body for assaulting the centre referee in their match day 8 fixture ... Read MoreThe post Mikel’s Brother To Appeal “Unfair” LMC Ban appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Super Eagles and Watford of England striker Odion Ighalo has been presented with his 2015 Complete Sports Player of the Year award. The 26-year-old beat Victor Osimhen, Kelechi Iheanacho, Ahmed Musa and Obafemi Martins to the coveted award and became the second Super Eagles player to win after Lille’s Vincent Enyeama won the inaugural award ... Read MoreThe post Ighalo Delighted With Complete Sports Player Of The Year Award appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Adeboye Amosu: Former Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo, has called on Nigerian fans to keep supporting the team despite their failure to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The Eagles fell to a 1-0 defeat against the Pharaohs of Egypt in their qualifying fixture in Alexandria on Tuesday. The narrow ... Read MoreThe post Yobo: Super Eagles Need Support, Must Improve appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Adeboye Amosu: The League Management Company has fined Heartland N750,000 for failing to control their players after the game IfeanyiUbah FC which led to their accosting the referee in a manner that resulted in the arbiter being assaulted, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The LMC also brought down its hammer on Heartlands goalkeeper, Ebele Obi, banning ... Read MoreThe post LMC Sanctions Sunshine, Ifeanyi ubah, Giwa For Crowd Troubles appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By James Agberebi: Former Nigeria international, Garba Lawal, has attributed the Super Eagles ouster from next year's Africa Cup of Nations to the inability of the players to go the extra mile in crucial games, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Nigeria's chances of making it to the 2017 AFCON was finally extinguished after they lost 1-0 to Egypt ... Read MoreThe post Lawal: Players’ Poor Commitment Cost Nigeria AFCON Ticket appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Johnny Edward: Super Eagles defender, Stanley Amuzie, has explained reasons why he was replaced at halftime in the Super Eagles 1-0 loss to Egypt in Alexandria, in the the second of their two-legged encounters, Completesportsnigeria.com. Amuzie who was preferred to Elderson Echiejile for the game took to his Facebook wall to reveal that he ... Read MoreThe post Amuzie Reveals Injury Setback Vs Egypt, Apologises For Eagles’ Failure appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Johnny Edward: Rizespor defender Godfrey Oboabona has admitted that the Super Eagles must improve in order to qualify for the 2018 World Cup after Samson Siasia's side failed to qualify for next year's Africa Cup of Nations, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Oboabona who played the entire duration of the two-legged AFCON games as the Eagles failed to beat ... Read MoreThe post Oboabona: Eagles Must Improve To Qualify For Russia 2018 Â W/Cup appeared first on Complete Sports
By Johnny Edward: Nigeria's chances of being drawn in a World Cup 'group of death' this summer has increased dramatically after their shocking ouster from the African Cup of Nations qualifiers, Completesportsnigeria.com can report. The Super Eagles failed to beat the Pharaohs of Egypt over two legs in the last five days thereby missing out on ... Read MoreThe post 2018 W/Cup Qualifiers: AFCON Ouster May Pit Nigeria Against Egypt Again appeared first on Complete Sports
Coach Samson Siasia has stated that he and his crew inherited a Super Eagles team that was already broken. Following the resignation of Sunday Oliseh, Siasia was mandated to take charge of the Eagles' two 2017 Africa Cup of Nations double header against Egypt. A 1-1 draw in Kaduna and a 1-0 win ... Read MoreThe post Siasia: We Inherited Oliseh’s Broken Eagles TeamÂ appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Richard jideaka, Abuja: The minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung, will meet with the executive committee of the Nigeria Football Federation Tuesday, April 5 to review the performance of the Super Eagles and the way forward, and decide on the next Super Eagles coach, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. "The executive committee of the NFF ... Read MoreThe post Dalung, NFF To Decide On New Eagles CoachÂ On Tuesday appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.