By Adeboye Amosu: The Confederation of African Football will increase the number of teams participating in the group stages of the CAF Champions League and the Confederation Cup to 16 from next season, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Currently, only eight teams participate in the group stages of both competitions, with two groups comprising four teams each. It ... Read More
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Have your say on this Sunday's Barclays Premier League big match â€“ Manchester United Vs Bournemouth, and you are on your way to winning one of the prizes on offer in the Completesportsnigeria.com/Zenith Sports Talk Big & Win It series.
Manchester United's top four ambitions suffered a huge setback following their 3-2 loss to West Ham on Tuesday night.
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Watford captain, Troy Deeney, has expressed delight after strike partner Odion Ighalo ended his goal drought in the Hornets 4-2 away loss to relegated Norwich on Wednesday. Ighalo scored Watford's second to make it 3-2 after Deeney had put his side ahead early in the game. It was his first goal in 13 games ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward and James Agberebi: Nigeria midfielder Mikel Obi was deployed at centre-back as Liverpool and Chelsea played out a 1-1 draw in Wednesday’s English Premier League tie at Anfield. It was the third time the 28-year-old Super Eagles captain was featuring in that role in the absence of suspended skipper John Terry. First ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo ended his 12-game goal drought for Watford who suffered a 4-2 loss to Norwich City on Wednesday night. In spite of the result, Norwich were relegated from the Premier League to the Championship going into Sunday’s final round of fixtures. In the other match on the night, Sunderland ... Read More
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Former Nigeria captain Joseph Yobo is pleased to have secured the services of major international players to take part in his testimonial on 27 May in Port Harcourt. Chelsea captain John Terry, former Barcelona superstar Samuel Eto'o and Nigerian pair, Victor Moses and Emmanuel Emenike, are some of the big names who will honour the ex-Super ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Photo courtesy LMC (FC Ifeanyi Ubah vs Lobi Stars): Enugu Rangers maintained top position in the Nigeria Professional Football League despite going down to a 2-1 defeat against Sunshine Stars in a week 16 fixture at the Akure Township Stadium on Wednesday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Samad Kadiri put Sunshine Stars ahead early in ... Read More
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The Nigeria Football Federation have appealed to the French embassy in Nigeria with regards to the issuance of visas to one player and some technical and administrative officials of the Super Eagles ahead of two international friendly matches in Europe at the end of this month. Nigeria play Mali in Rouen, France on Friday, 27 May before facing ... Read More
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Nigeria's group opponents at the Rio 2016 Olympics Japan defeated Ghana 3-0 on Wednesday in a charity match dedicated to the victims of last month’s Kyushu earthquakes, Completesportsnigeria reports. Shinya Yajima bagged a brace and Cayman Togashi chipped in with one for Makoto Teguramori’s under-23 side for their first win in their pre-tournament games. Yajima fired ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa was on target for CSKA Moscow in their 3-1 away win against UFA in the Russian league on Wednesday. Sylvester Igboun was also in action for UFA as Musa scored in the 70th minute to seal the win for CSKA. It was Musa's 12th goal in ... Read More
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England Under-20 international Seb Adeniran-Olule, who has Nigerian heritage, has tragically lost his life in a car accident, his rugby club Harlequins announced on Wednesday. In a statement on the club's website the 20-year-old Adeniran-Olule is described as 'one of the club’s most promising youngsters' who had been involved with them since the age of ... Read More
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Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck has been ruled out for nine months after undergoing surgery to repair cartilage damage. This was revealed on Wednesday by Arsenal on their official website. The former Manchester United player sustained the injury in Arsenal's 2-2 draw against Manchester City at the Etihad on Sunday. He is now automatically ruled out of the European ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Super Eagles goalkeeper Dele Alampasu insists his Portuguese club CD Feirense will not let their chance of gaining promotion skip away in their final league game against Chaves. Alampasu who has made 12 appearances for Feirense as a substitute fears Chaves who have already gained promotion to the Portuguese Primeira Liga could ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Photo by Ganiyu Yusuf (MFM vs Akwa United) MFM FC forward, Musa Newman, says they not scared of coming up against Nigeria Professional Football League champions Enyimba Football Club of Aba in Wednesday’s week 16 clash, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The Olukoya Boys will face their biggest test at their home ground, the Agege ... Read More
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Manchester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho has been voted Complete Sports Player of the Month for April. It was a landslide victory for the 19-year-old, as he polled 72 per cent of the votes by Complete Sports readers and Completesportsnigeria.com users. Winner of the award for March, Alex Iwobi, finished second with 21 per cent, while Chidozie ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Enyimba, will welcome back first choice goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai for Wednesday’s week 16 clash against MFM FC, Completesportsnigeria.com can report. Afelokhai sustained an injury in the Peoples Elephant’s week 14 clash against Kano Pillars and missed last weekend’s 2-1 home win against Niger Tornadoes. He is however ... Read More
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Manchester City youngster Kelechi Iheanacho has described his debut season in the English Premier League as a successful one while he is happy to be compared with Manchester United's Marcus Rashford. Nigeria forward Iheanacho broke into City's first team after impressing during pre-season. The 19-year-old has gone on to score 13 goals in 34 games ... Read More
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One-cap Super Eagles defender Michael Odibe was sent off in Concordia Chiajna's 1-1 home draw against Botosani, in the relegation round game of the Romanian league on Tuesday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Odibe, was shown a second yellow card in the 90th 5 minute (5th minute of the added time) in the game, after he was earlier cautioned on 62 minutes.
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Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo is expected to play under a new coach at Watford when the 2016/2017 English Premier League season commences late August, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Watford are already making a move to contract former Inter Milan manager, Walter Mazzarri, as one of their top targets to replace Quique Sanchez Flores at Vicarage Road.
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Former Super Eagles skipper, Nwankwo Kanu, has picked Brazil's 1982 World Cup squad that crashed out in the second round of the Mundial that year as his best ever.
Kanu who would have been six years as at the time the 1982 World Cup was staged in Spain also wished Argentine legend, Diego Armando Maradona, was in the Brazil squad.
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