By Johnny Edward: Watford striker Odion Ighalo has thanked former Arsenal and Super Eagles superstar Nwankwo Kanu and Nigeria youngster Kelechi Nwakali for coming out to support him during Watford's goalless draw against Chelsea at Vicarage Road on Wednesday. Kanu, who is in London to help Nwakali and Ebere Chukwueze finalise their move to Arsenal, ... Read More
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Mali have qualified for the final of the African Nations Championship after beating Cote d’Ivoire 1-0 in Thursday’s semi-final. The only goal of the game was scored by Yves Bissouma in the 89th minute. Mali will now face Democratic Republic of Congo in the final which comes up on Sunday. The third place match will ... Read More
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Nigeria national boxing coach Tony Konyegwachie, has lamented the late preparation towards next month's African Boxing Championship in Cameroon which serves as qualifiers for the Olympic Games, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
The African Boxing Championship will run from 8th to 20th of March, 2016.
While speaking to Completesportsnigeria.com, Konyegwachie said that the country's boxers were already behind schedule.
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: Former Nigeria international, Tajudeen Disu, has given his endorsement for players in the Nigeria Premier League to walk out of debtor clubs. The issue of league clubs owing their players backlog of salaries and sometimes being intimidated was one of the low points of last season, and ahead of the commencement of ... Read More
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Completesportsnigeria.com's JAMES AGBEREBI, takes a look down the history lane, highlighting Nigerian players who hogged the headlines with EPL and FA Cup hat tricks while starring for their English clubs. Only last weekend, Kelechi Iheanacho joined the short list. Who's the next, among the players with international allegiance to Nigeria, will join the honour list? ... Read More
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Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri heaped plaudits on striker Jamie Vardy for his 'unbelievable' goal in the 2-0 win over Liverpool at the King Power Stadium Tuesday evening.
Vardy's brace ensured the Foxes remain on top of the Premier League.
Shortly after he doubled the lead from closer range to keep Leicester top of the league and seal a massive win.
"Amazing. The first goal was unbelievable," Ranieri told the BBC.
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Arsene Wenger has expressed his frustration following Arsenal’s 0-0 draw at home against Southampton. The draw sees Arsenal drop to fourth in the league as Leicester City and Manchester City won. Reacting to the draw, Wenger attributed the outcome of the game to poor finishing from his side. â€œWhen you have our ambition, it’s of ... Read More
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Manchester United produced a rare attacking display on Tuesday night to defeat Stoke City 3-0 in a Premier League clash at Old Trafford. Nigerian striker Osaze Odemwingie, who had aimed a dig at the fumbling Red Devils, was an unused substitute. Goals from Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial saw the home team take a two-goal ... Read More
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Kelechi Iheanacho made his third English Premier League start for Manchester City who stayed close to leaders Leicester City at the top of the following their 1-0 win over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on Tuesday night. Sergio Aguero scored a first half goal for Manchesterâ€Ž City as Manuel Pellegrini’s side moved up to ... Read More
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Jamie Vardy was the star man for Leicester City as they defeated Liverpool 2-0 at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday evening to maintain their lead at the top of the Premier League table.
Vardy latched onto a incisive pass from Riyad Mahrez in the 60th minute and unleashed a shot that beat Simon Mignolet to go ahead.
Leicester made it 2-0 in the 72nd minute. Jamie Vardy again, playing before England manager, Roy Hodgson, reacted well to convert from a deflection after Shinji Okazaki's shot was blocked.
Arsenal were forced to a 0-0 draw by Southampton at the Emirates on Tuesday night. Arsenal dominated in the early parts of the game failed to yield anything as Mezut Ozil came close on two occasions. In the second half, Alexis Sanchez, Theo Walcott and Laurent Koscielny had chances but couldn’t break down a stubborn ... Read More
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Completesportsnigeria.com's IZUCHUKWU OKOSI presents the African Team of the Week. These players stood out last weekend from an African perspective. There will be midweek games after the close of the January transfer window in some leagues in Europe but over the weekend a lot of African players had great performances for their clubs in league and Cups games
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Chelsea interim boss, Guus Hiddink is still shocked John Terry announced his departure from the club in the summer.
The 35 year old dropped the bombshell after the Blues set up a fourth round Emirates FA Cup clash against Manchester City with a 5-1 drubbing of MK Dons last Sunday.
Hiddink who is still optimistic another dialogue could sway Terry's future at the club , the former England international will be a professional till his final day at the club.
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West Ham United midfielder Alex Song is confident Emmanuel Emenike's arrival at the club will help the Hammers achieve their objectives this season in the English Premier League.
West Ham who take on Aston Villa on Tuesday night are currently sixth on the EPL log and Song thinks the bullish forward can bring a different dimension to the team's play.
"It is great for us to have a player like this and I am very happy that he has signed for the club and can help us achieve what we want this season,"
Enyimba FC and Akwa United moved joint top after Match Day 4 of the 2016 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super 4 tournament, following lone goal victories against Warri Wolves and Nasarawa United respectively at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo.
Sikiru Kamal squared home Christian Pyagbara's trademark cross in the 55th minute to earn the 2014/15 Glo Premier League champions from Aba the win.
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This January transfer window has already proved wildly unpredictable and Nigerian players have not been left out of the moves. Completesportsnigeria.com’s JOHNNY EDWARD highlights 12 Nigerian players who made moves to teams across the globe… 1. Emmanuel Emenike (From Fenerbahce to West Ham) Former Nigeria striker, Emmanuel Emenike, joined West Ham on a season loan ... Read More
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Nigerian striker Osaze Odemwingie has expressed his pleasure at remaining with Stoke after a proposed move away fell through. The former West Brom star was a subject of interest from French club Marseille, but Stoke rejected a deadline day bid for him. Odemwingie has taken to Twitter to declare his loyalty to Stoke. He tweeted ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Super Eagles vice-captain Ogenyi Onazi believes his compatriot Emmanuel Emenike will deliver goals for West Ham after the striker arrived at the Boleyn Ground on a loan deal. The London-based outfit paid a fee of £730,000 to sign Emenike until the end of the season and Onazi is confident the 28-year-old will justify his ... Read More
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By Adesanya Taiwo: Glo Premier League Champions, Enyimba, are set to wrap up a deal with Warri Wolves midfielder, Ikechukwu Ibenegbu Completesportsnigeria.com reports. A reliable source at the club revealed to Completesportsnigeria.com that the People's Elephants who will campaign in the CAF Champions League next season are eager to add the lanky player to their ... Read More
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Completesportsnigeria.com presents the three nominees for the January 2016 Complete Sports Player of the Month, the Nigerian stars who were outstanding for club or country (or both) during the past month. To vote for your favourite player, go to the ‘Leave A Reply’ field below the profiles and name the player. Voting closes at 12 ... Read More
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