ABS of Ilorin head coach Henry Makinwa speaks to Completesportsnigeria.com's JOHNNY EDWARD in this exclusive interview… How would you rate the performance of your team ABS currently placed fifth in the Nigerian Professional League table so far after 12 games? To me, we are not doing badly; we are trying ... Read More
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The English Football Association have fined Manchester United £20,000 following a misconduct charge on their players in the FA Cup quarter-final clash against Chelsea on Monday at Stamford Bridge. The FA confirmed the charge on their official website on Friday evening. The charge was in connection with the sending off of Ander Herrera in the 35th minute which saw ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Nigeria National League club Heartland of Owerri have signed a partnership deal with Boluspor, the second-tier Turkish club confirmed on their official website on Friday. Present at the official signing ceremony of the deal were President of Boluspor Necip Carikci, the club's Board of Directors and Heartland's President Goodfaith Chibuzor. Benefits ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Former Nigeria international Emmanuel Amuneke has revealed that he still regrets his penalty miss against Mexico at the 1995 FIFA Confederations Cup in Saudi Arabia, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Amuneke spoke with FIFA.com as the world football governing get set to organise another Confederations Cup in Russia from 17 June to 2 July 2017. ... Read More
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Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has said the Premier League does not care about the fixture congestion facing clubs competing in European competitions. Mourinho is angry that his team play at Middlesbrough at noon on Sunday, soon after their Europa League win against FC Rostov at Old Trafford on Thursday night. Speaking at his pre-match press conference on Friday, ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Newly elected CAF Executive Committee member and the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has assured that Nigerian football will benefit tremendously from the success of his election, reports Completesportnigeria.com. Amaju who surpassed the achievements of his predecessors, Sani Lulu and Aminu Maigari, ousting Benin Republic’s Anjorin Moucharafu ... Read More
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Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, has hinted that Nigeria forward Victor Moses would feature in Saturday's Premier League clash away to Stoke City. There were reports that Moses had sustained an ankle injury after he was substituted in Monday night's 1-0 FA Cup win against Manchester United at Stamford Bridge. But Conte revealed that Moses looked okay in Chelsea's Friday ... Read More
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Enugu Rangers will host five-time CAF Champions League winners, Zamalek SC on Sunday at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu in the second leg of their Round of 32 fixtures. In the first leg at the El Salam Military Stadium, Cairo last week, Rangers were defeated 4-1 by the Egyptians which makes the return leg a ... Read More
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Manchester United were on Friday drawn to face Belgian club Anderlecht in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Europa League, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. United go away for the first leg in Belgium. Spanish LaLiga outfit, Celta Vigo, will welcome another Belgian top team Genk in their first leg meeting. At the Amsterdam Arena, Ajax will first host ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Holders Real Madrid have been handed a difficult tie as they will face Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals of the 2016-2017 UEFA Champions League, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The draw was held in Nyon, Switzerland on Friday. Incidentally, Bayern manager Carlo Ancelotti led Real Madrid to the 2013/2014 Champions League title. Bayern ... Read More
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Former Super Eagles captain, Nwankwo Kanu's pet club, Papilo FC will engage AS Racine of Lagos in the official opening match of the 2016/2017 Nigeria's second-tier league, Nigeria National League, at the Agege Stadium, Lagos today – Friday March 17, 2017, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Papilo FC and AS Racine, funded by a former NFF executive Committee ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Former Nigeria and Africa light welterweight Boxing champion, Obisia Nwakpa, has advised Nigeria's Commonwealth middleweight title hopeful Rasheed Abolaji (aka Afonja Warrior) not to be overconfident going into the bout, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Abolaji will face Sam Sheedy of England for the vacant Commonwealth middleweight title in England on Friday, 24th March 2017. In a chat ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Former Nigeria international Felix Owolabi has described the election of Madagascar's Ahmad Ahmad as Confederation of Africa Football president as a welcome development for the continent's football, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Ahmad, who is head of Madagascan Football Federation, on Thursday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, defeated Cameroon's Issa Hayatou in the CAF presidential election to emerge as ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Manchester United have qualified for the quarter-finals of the Europa League after defeating FC Rostov 1-0 in their second leg round of 16 clash at Old Trafford on Thursday night to go through 2-1 on aggregate. United’s goal was scored by Juan Mata on 70 minutes, after he finished off Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s ... Read More
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: Nigerians Moses Simon, Rabiu Ibrahim and Samuel Kalu were in action on Thursday night for Belgian club Gent in the second leg of their UEFA Europa League Round of 16 clash against fellow Belgium side Genk at the Luminus Arena which ended 1-1. Genk however qualified for the quarterfinals stage 6-3 on ... Read More
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: Former Nigeria coach Adegboye Onigbinde has tasked new Confederation of African Football President Ahmad Ahmad to fulfill his election promises as he takes over leadership of the body, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Madagascar's Ahmad, 57, defeated Issa Hayatou, who was seeking an eighth term having been in office since 1988, in Thursday's election in Addis Ababa, ... Read More
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: Senegal coach Aliou Cisse on Thursday named a strong 26-man squad for the March 23 friendly against Nigeria's Super Eagles in London, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Topping the list of players named for the friendly is Liverpool's Sadio Mane. Also in the Teranga Lions side for the friendly are players such as Everton's Idrissa Gana Gueye, Kalidou Koulibaly, ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: The League Management Company have charged and fined Kano Pillars coach Kadiri Ikhana the sum of N200,000 for breaching the rules of the Nigeria Professional Football League reports Completesportsnigeria.com. "The LMC has now imposed a fine of N200,000 on Kano Pillars coach Ikhana for breaching #NPFL ... Read More
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Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick has been elected into the powerful Confederation of African Football executive committee, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Pinnick will represent the West Zone B after defeating Benin Republic’s Moucharafou Anjorin in Thursday’s election. Pinnick, who is a supporter of new CAF President Ahmad Ahmad, got 32 votes to Anjorin’s 17 to get ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: The League Management Company (LMC) have charged Shooting Stars Sports Club manager, Rasheed Balogun, for breaching the Code of Conduct for Club Officials, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Balogun had a touchline confrontation with Plateau United’s manager Kennedy Boboye during a matchday 12 Nigeria Professional Football League match involving 3SC and Plateau United at the ... Read More
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