By James Agberebi: Sunderland manager David Moyes says Nigerian forward Victor Anichebe could make a return against Stoke City next weekend in the English Premier League. Anichebe was substituted with a hamstring injury against Burnley at Turf Moor on New Year's Eve. But Moyes has said that the injury is not 'severe'. "He has ... Read MoreThe post Moyes Backs Anichebe To Return From Injury Vs Stoke appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
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By Johnny Edward: The future of Nigerian midfielder Izunna Uzochukwu at Danish club OB Odense remains in the balance this January transfer window as the 25-year-old star is considering offers, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Uzochukwu told Completesportsnigeria.com that he will be available for a move if a concrete deal is tabled. Amkar Perm ... Read MoreThe post Izunna Keen To Leave Danish Club Odense appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
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By James Agberebi: Wayne Rooney equalled Sir Bobby Charlton’s Manchester United’s goalscoring record after getting the first goal in the Red Devil’s 4-0 win against Reading in the third round of the FA Cup at the Old Trafford on Saturday. Rooney scored in the seventh minute for United to become the club’s joint-highest scorer with ... Read MoreThe post FA Cup: Rooney Equals Charlton Record As United Spank Reading appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
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Nigeria and Watford forward, Isaac Success, is on the wish list of Turkish Super Lig club Bursaspor who want him loan. According to Turkish-football.com Bursaspor are keen on bringing Success in on a short term basis to boost their forward line and give the 20-year-old more regular playing time. Since joining Watford from Granada for a ... Read MoreThe post Bursaspor Want Success On Loan appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
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Former Arsenal winger Paul Merson has described Super Eagles forward Victor Moses as an important player to Chelsea this term, much as Diego Costa and Eden Hazard. Moses has strived from an unfamiliar right-wing back position, scoring three goals in 19 Premier League appearances. And Merson, a Cup Winners' Cup winner with Arsenal in ... Read MoreThe post Merson: Moses Key To Chelsea As Costa, Hazard appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
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By Sab Osuji: Emmanuel Amuneke, a former African Footballer of the Year will depart his base in Spain next week for Doha Qatar, where he will be engaged in punditory duties for Beinsports, a sports program of the famous Al Jazeera cable television network during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations which kicks off in Gabon on January 14, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The ... Read MoreThe post Amuneke Gets 2017 AFCON Pundit Job Offer On Al Jazeera appeared first on
By James Agberebi: Nigeria forward Kelechi Iheanacho was an unused substitute as Manchester City qualified for the fourth round of the Emirates FA Cup after demolishing West Ham 5-0 at the London Stadium on Friday night. Goals from Yaya Toure, Sergio Aguero, John Stones, David Silva and a Haavard Nordtveit own goal secured the emphatic ... Read MoreThe post FA Cup: Iheanacho Benched As Man City Thrash West Ham appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
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By Johnny Edward: Watford boss Walter Mazzarri has played down talks of Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo moving to China during this January transfer window, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Ighalo has failed to reproduce last season's form this term, even getting dropped for important games as Watford struggle. "I repeat that I will speak ... Read MoreThe post Mazzarri: Ighalo Going Nowhere, He’ll Start Vs Burton appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Wilfred Ndidi's former coach at Genk Alex McLeish has insisted the Super Eagles midfielder needs time at Leicester but can eventually prove a proper replacement for N'Golo Kante. The former Scotland boss signed Ndidi for just £70,000 as Genk manager two years ago. And after impressing scouts from the English Premier League champions, Ndidi, 20, ... Read MoreThe post McLeish: Ndidi Can Be Good Replacement For Kante At Leicester appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Johnny Edward: Togo's head coach Claude Le Roy has left out Rivers United defender, Joseph Douhadji from his final 23-man squad for the 2017 Africa of Cup of Nations (AFCON) billed for Gabon, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The Rivers United defender who was a surprise inclusion in the preliminary squad, missed out on the ... Read MoreThe post 2017 AFCON: Le Roy Drops Rivers United’s Douhadji From Togo Squad appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Jose Mourinho says he will rest some of his players in their Saturday's FA Cup Third Round clash against Championship club Reading at Old Trafford, and feature others who deserve to play, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. In his post-match comments after United's 2-0 away win against West Ham last Monday, Mourinho stated that some of his players need to rest. He revealed ... Read MoreThe post Mourinho Rings Changes For United Vs Reading; Rooney, Romero, Bastian For
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has thanked Super Eagles skipper John Mikel Obi for his service to the London club.and wishes him and his family well as he starts an new career at Chinese Super League club, Tianjin Teda, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Mikel on Friday formally moved to Chinese club Tianjin TEDA with a contract reported to be ... Read MoreThe post Conte Wishes Departing Mikel Well, Focuses On Chelsea Vs Peterborough appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
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VFL Wolfsburg's Nigerian forward, Victor Osimhen has explained reasons why he opted to join the former German champions rather that Arsenal, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Osimhen who was unveiled at the club this week told German newspaper Bild that he felt a first-team breakthrough was more likely to happen sooner at Wolfsburg than it would be at Arsenal. The 18-year-old joined Wolfsburg on ... Read MoreThe post Osimhen: Why I Prefer Wolfsburg To Arsenal
Chelsea have bid farewell to Nigeria captain, John Mikel Obi who has joined Chinese club Tianjin TEDA. The transfer was officially confirmed by Tianjin TEDA, the Super Eagles captain himself, and Chelsea on Friday. It is a contract worth £140,000 per week. In a statement on Chelsea's official website, the club thanked Mikel for all the happy memories and also ... Read MoreThe post Chelsea Bid Mikel Farewell After a Glorious 10 And Half Years Career appeared first
By Johnny Edward: Newly promoted ABS of Ilorin put all their registered players through a medical screening exercise ahead of the 2016/2017 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season which kicks off on January 14, Completesportsnigeria.com has gathered. The players underwent tests such as electrocardiograph, cardiovascular system, ECG, Echocardiography, Musculoskeletal system, among others. According to the ... Read MoreThe post ABS Players Undergo
By Johnny Edward: Fortuna Sittard manager Sunday Oliseh has been handed a big boost to his squad with the arrival of Emrah Bassan on a six months loan deal from Turkish side, Galatasaray, reportsCompletesportsnigeria.com Bassan, a former Turkish youth international who can play in midfield and in the attack, is expected to bolster the squad ... Read MoreThe post Oliseh Gets Ex-Turkish U-20 Star Bassan as First Fortuna Signing appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Johnny Edward: ?Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has confirmed his move to Chinese Super League club Tianjin TEDA via his Twitter handle and a letter to Chelsea fans, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The Nigeria midfielder who underwent a medical in an unnamed hospital in London on Thursday changed his profile page on Twitter and wrote ... Read MoreThe post Mikel Confirms China Move, Writes Chelsea Fans appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Kayode Ogundare: Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Onyinye Ndidi formally completed his £15m transfer to current English Premier League champions Leicester City and had his first training session with the Foxes on Thursday but not before writing an emotion-laden farewell letter to the fans of former club Genk, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. In a message on his ... Read MoreThe post Ndidi Writes Emotional Farewell Letter To Genk Fans appeared first on Complete Sports
Banyana Banyana of South Africa skipper Janine Van Wyk has congratulated the Super Falcons of Nigeria for emerging Women's National Team of the Year at the Golo/CAF Awards in Abuja Thursdaynight, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The Falcons finished ahead of Banyana and the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon to land the award. At the 2016 CAF Women's Africa Cup of ... Read MoreThe post Banyana Skipper Van Wyk Congratulates Super Falcons on Glo/CAF Award appeared first
Nigeria captain Mikel Obi has joined Chinese Super League club Tianjin TEDA from Chelsea, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. A picture shared on Chinese social media platform Webo in the early hours of Friday shows the former Chelsea midfielder shaking hands with a Tianjin club official and holding the club's shirt. Mikel had a medical in China on Thursday and is ... Read MoreThe post Mikel Seals £140k Per Week China Deal With Tianjin appeared first on Complete Sports