By Oladimeji Loko: Nigeriaâ€™s lone boxing entrant to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Efe Ajagba will not undergo any foreign tour to prepare him for the games. A source close to the Nigeria Boxing Federation confirmed to Complete Sports that Ajagba who is currently training at the National Stadium boxing gym ... Read More
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Completesportsnigeria.com's ADEBOYE AMOSU traces the history of Enyimba's confrontations against South African clubs in the CAF Champions League as they brace to fight for a lifeline away win against hosts Mamelodi Sundowns at the the Lucas "Masterpieces" Moripe Stadium in Pretoria on Wednesday, July 29 2016. The People's Elephants have not won an away match against any South African side.
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On Friday the African qualifying draw for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup was held in Cairo, Egypt, headquarters of CAF. To the dismay of most Nigerians, the Super Eagles were drawn against heavyweights like Cameroon, Algeria and Zambia. Looking ahead of the qualifiers which start in October, Completesportsnigeria.com's JAMES AGBEREBI unearths the ... Read More
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The Lagos state government in conjunction with the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria and the Nigeria Football Supporters Club will be organizing a Farewell Testimonial Match involving Super Eagles players and a Lagos All Stars team in honour of former Super Eagles coaches, Amodu Shaibu and Stephen Keshi. The match will be played on Saturday, ... Read More
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By Richard Jideaka, Abuja: Head coach of table-topping Nigeria Professional Football League side Wikki Tourists of Bauchi, Abdul Maikaba, has been pencilled down to join the Super Eagles technical crew as one of the assistant coaches. Official sources told Complete Sports that in line with the Nigeria Football Federation's resolve not to employ full-time ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Nigerian champions Enyimba will look to revive their hopes of making it beyond the group stages of the CAF Champions League when they take on Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa in a Group B fixture on Wednesday at the Lucas Moripe Stadium, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The two-time winners of the competition lost their opening group stage ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Nigeria international defender, Akeem Latifu , has joined newly promoted Turkish Super League club Alanyaspor on a two-year deal, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The former Aalesund of Norway right-back who cancelled his contract with Ukrainian side FC Stal Dniprodzerzhynsk last season underwent a medical at the club last weekend before completing his move to ... Read More
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Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain have named former Sevilla head coach Unai Emery as their new manager. The Spaniard signed a two-year deal on Tuesday and replaced Laurent Blanc, who left his position in charge after three years at the French league champions on Monday. Emery, 44, won the Europa League with Sevilla in each of his three ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: The General Secretary of the Zambian Football Association Ponga Liwewe has admitted that the Chipolopolo face an uphill battle to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Zambia, who have never qualified for the FIFA World Cup, have been drawn in Group B along with Cameroon, Algeria and Nigeria ... Read More
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Argentina President Mauricio Macri has been reported to have joined his people in appealing to Lionel Messi to reconsider his international retirement. The Barcelona superstar and Argentina skipper retired from international football after Sunday night’s defeat to Chile in the Copa America final, Argentina’s third straight major final loss in three years. Messi had cried ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Mamelodi Sundowns players are eagerly looking forward to Wednesday’s CAF Champions League Group B fixture against Nigerian champions Enyimba, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The ABSA Premiership champions will look to secure their first points of the campaign after having the result of their previous game against Entente Setif cancelled due to the disqualification of ... Read More
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Senegal forward Saido Mane has become Liverpool’s fourth signing of the summer after completing his move from Southampton on Tuesday. “Liverpool Football Club can confirm they have completed the signing of Sadio Mane from Southampton,” the Reds announced on their official website on Tuesday. “The 24-year-old has put pen to paper on a long-term contract ... Read More
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Dani Alves has revealed that he is a big fan of LeBron James after picking the No.23 shirt at new club Juventus in honour of the basketball superstar. The 33-year-old Brazil international was officially announced as a Juventus player on Monday after signing a two-year deal with the Old Lady. Alves, who spent eight years ... Read More
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By Richard Jideaka, Abuja: President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has revealed that the identity of the new coach of Super Eagles will be made known in about 10 days' time. Pinnick told Complete Sports that they have almost completed the signing of the foreign coach but refused to disclose his name and ... Read More
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Diego Maradona jumped to the defence of Messi after the Barça star said that he would retire from international football following Argentina's loss in a second consecutive Copa América final – both to Chile. Maradona, considered to be Argentina's greatest player in history, acknowledged that Messi, 29, felt alone and that he would ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: The Nigerian Football Federation have backed out on their new plans to hire a Serbian coach for the Super Eagles, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Nigeria were placed in the same qualifying group as Cameroun, Algeria and Zambia in the 2018 FIFA World Cup draw last Friday and the pairings have made the NFF move ... Read More
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England coach Roy Hodgson has resigned after his side’s shock exit from Euro 2016 on Monday. The Three Lions were stunned 2-1 by underdogs Iceland in their round of 16 encounter. Â “I know we are in the results business…now is the time for someone else to oversee the progress of this young, hungry, group,” Hogson ... Read More
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Iceland produced one of the shocking results of Euro 2016 by edging out England 2-1 in their last 16 tie in Nice on Monday. England made a dream start when they were awarded a penalty with around four minutes on the clock after Raheem Sterling went down under a challenge from goalkeeper Hannes Haldorsson which ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Nigeria forward Brown Ideye was not in action for Olympiakos who defeated Austrian side SV Horn 4-1 in their first pre-season game in Austria on Monday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. But his compatriot Michael Olaitan who was away on loan at Belgian Pro League side KV Kortrijk last season featured as a second half ... Read More
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Italy are through to the last eight of Euro 2016 following a 2 -0 win against holders Spain at the Stade de Prince on Monday. Giorgio Chiellini seventh international goal and a late strike by Graziano Pelle help the Italians booked a quater- final date with world champions Germany. Italy created the first chance of the ... Read More
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