—No Nigerian Included In 59-Man List By Johnny Edward: World football governing body FIFA have snubbed Nigerian players for the umpteenth time in the race for football’s most coveted individual prize, the Ballon D’Or. However, in a widely reported leaked list, four African players were short-listed for the awardâ€Ž to be held in December. They ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Title rivals Warri Wolves and Sunshine Stars will set the tone for what is expected to be another exciting weekend of top class footballÂ action in the Glo Premier LeagueÂ when they clash at the Warri City Stadium on Saturday. The hosts sit in t the hird position, one point adrift of the ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho, has predicted a difficult game in Saturday’s EPL clash against Southampton at Stamford Bridge, while backing underfire Braslisnav Ivanovic and admitting to having a very terrible time. Mourinho said in his pre-match conference on Friday regarding the currently error-prone and awfully out-of-form Ivanovic: “This is something I speak ... Read More
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By Nurudeen Obalola: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has declared Kelechi Iheanacho fit to face Newcastle United in a Premier League clash on Saturday. The young Nigerian has been out injured for weeks but Pellegrini is happy to welcome back Iheanacho, who scored a last-gasp winner against Crystal Palace in incidentally City’s last Premier League ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Celtic players Kris Commons and Leigh Griffiths have both rallied support for an apologetic Efe Ambrose who cost the Hoops two priceless Europa League points in Thursday’s Europa League 2-2 draw with Fenerbache at the Parkhead stadium. Ronny Deila’s side were two goals up courtesy of Leigh Griffiths in the 28th minute ... Read More
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Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa says Super Eagles will benefit hugely from the two international friendly games against Congo and Cameroon slated to hold in Belgium. In this interview with Completesportsnigeria’s SAB OSUJI, the Sunshine Stars of Akure shot-stopper insists the home-based stars will excel at the Championship of African Nations as well as lay good claim ... Read More
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Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has described Arsenal as the best team in the Premier League. Van Gaal told a press conference ahead of Sunday's clash that he admired the London club's technical know-how. "We are happy but I think Arsenal can come back from a defeat. They have shown that a lot of ... Read More
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England manager Roy Hodgson has snubbed Liverpool youngster Jordon Ibe but included Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli in his squad for the first time for the forthcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers with Estonia and Lithuania. Ibe, who qualifies to play for both Nigeria and England, was strongly courted by Nigeria, where his father hails from. But ... Read More
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that centre-back Laurent Koscielny will be out for three weeks and therefore miss the big Premier League clash with Manchester United on Sunday. The France defender got injured during the UEFA Champions League defeat to Olympiacos on Tuesday. Wenger also claims that he never made an offer to Monaco ... Read More
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: Nollywood superstar Richard Mofe Damijo has spoken to Completesportsnigeria.com on what will be his greatest sporting moments in Nigerian history as the country celebrates 55 years of Independence. Damijo who has acted in hordes of Nigerian films gives two milestones that will make him feel fulfilled as a Nigerian sports follower. “My ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Former Flying Eagles midfielder, Chidiebere Nwakali, has revealed to Completesportsnigeria.com that Malaga’s inability to get him a work permit ruined his move to the La Liga outfit. Nwakali, who is set to depart leave for Spain on Friday, exclusively disclosed â€Žthat his parent club, Manchester City, urged him to join Segunda side ... Read More
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Nigeria national rugby team, the Black Stallions, have been drawn in Goup B of the 2016 Olympic qualifiers holding in Johannesburg, South Africa. This was made known in a release by the Nigeria Rugby Federation on Thursday. The qualifiers which is scheduled for November 14th and 15th 2015, will see the Nigerian team square up ... Read More
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By Sab Osuji: FIFA U-17 World Cup title holders, Nigeria, will set up a pre World Cup training camp in Argentina ahead the 2015 edition of the championship slated to hold in Chile from October 17 to 8 November 2015, completesportsnigeria.com can report. The team is slated to depart Nigeria tonight, October 1, aboard Emirates ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: As Nigeria celebrates 55 years of nationhood, former Super Eagles coach, Adegboye Onigbinde, states that as far as the nation’s football is concern, there is nothing to celebrate about. In a chat with completesportsnigeria.com, the 2002 World Cup coach, posits that the football authority have not done enough in the area of ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Keneth Omeruo has expressed his regret following his withdrawal from the Super Eagles squad that will face Congo Democratic Republic and Cameroon in friendly games this month due to injury, reports completesportsnigeria.com. The central defender pulled out of the friendlies after copping an injury while in action for his Turkish side, Kasimpasa. ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Dolphins players have insisted that they will boycott Sunday's Glo Premier League match day 32 clash against FC IfeanyiUbah unless their outstanding salaries are paid, completesportsnigeria.com can report. Completesportsnigeria.com scooped that the players have shunned training this week to force the management of the club to pay their salaries. Coach of the ... Read More
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: The President of the Sierra Leone Football Federation Isha Johansen has expressed an implicit belief in the capability of her country's national team, Leone Stars, to rival the Super Eagles of Nigeria and other continental giants at major tournaments with firm financial muscle. Speaking exclusively to Completesportsnigeria.com from her office in Freetown, ... Read More
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Dear reader, a very happy Independent Day to you, commemorating 55 years of political independence of our beloved, but beleaguered country, Nigeria. On this October 1 landmark, Nigerian sports fraternity ponders over the state of the nation's sports. Being an offspring of a new independent state from October 1 1960, sports come under scrutiny on every Nigeria's ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Supporters of Sunshine Stars Football Club of Akure and clubs' fans have been advised by the League Management Company to be of good behaviour at all times and be good ambassadors of the club and the league outside football events. The admonition came from the LMC following a letter of apology from ... Read More
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When the Group Managing Director of Complete Communications Ltd., Alhaji Mumini Alao, saw the draw for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, he said something like “We will qualify from the group. We have to believe we will. We can’t afford to miss another AFCON.” Alhaji Alao knows his football having been around for ... Read More
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