By Bamidele Boluwaji: Nigeria interim coach Salisu Yusuf has told Completesportsnigeria.com that the players he invited for the international friendly games against Mali and Luxembourg in France have been confirming their readiness for the two matches, saying the likes of Carl Ikeme, Ahmed Musa and Ogenyi Onazi are taking the lead. “I donâ€™t think we ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo was the villian in Kasimpasa's 2-0 loss away to Konyaspor as he scored an own goal to condemn his side to their 12th defeat of the season. It was his first own goal this season. The Nigerian international playing his 24th game of the campaign beat his goalkeeper ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: HJK Helsinki winger Nnamdi Oduamadi says he is determined to keep scoring goals after he scored twice in his last two appearances for the club. Oduamadi who admits his goal-scoring record hasn't been impressive in his five-year loan spell away from Italian side, AC Milan, wants to surpass his four-goal tally in ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Several stars of Nigeria's D'Tigress are optimistic of the team's chances of picking one of the five tickets for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games when the Olympic Qualifying Tournament for women's basketball holds from 13 June to 19 June in Nantes, France. Nigeria currently ranked 42nd in the FIBA World Women Ranking will ... Read More
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By Sab Osuji: Enyimba centre-back, Ike ThankGod, has dedicated his match winning goal against Niger Tornadoes in Sunday’s Nigeria Professional Football League matchday 15 clash to his new born son, Ike ThankGod Jnr and his wife, Ike Ego, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. ThankGod, who scored Enyimba’s match winner against Kano Pillars at Sani Abacha Stadium in a ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: The Nigeria Football Federation have been fined $5,000 and warned by the Confederation of Africa Football due to over crowding and lack of security inside the Ahmadu Bello stadium, during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Egypt. The fine, which was announced on Monday, was the decision taken by ... Read More
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By Dare Esan: Africa’s 100m queen and record holder Blessing Okagbare ran an unispiring 11.30 seconds to place second at the Golden Grand Prix meeting in Kawasaki, Japan on Sunday. The Nigerian, running her second race on the track after storming into a 22.82 seconds finish in the 200m last month in Texas, USA, battled ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Nigeria defender Efe Ambrose and his Celtic team-mates were crowned Scottish Premiership champions after defeating Aberdeen 3-2 on Sunday. Ambrose, who started from the bench, was introduced for Charles Mulgrew in the 46th minute. Patrick Roberts scored twice and Mikael Lustig added another goal to give Celtic a 3-0 lead, before Niall ... Read More
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Mikel Obi has attributed Chelsea’s 3-2 away loss to Sunderland in Saturday’s English Premier League game to the Blues’ inability to convert most of their scoring chances. Chelsea led 2-1 at the break thanks to goals from Diego Costa and Nemanja Matic, but Sunderland still managed to win after scoring two quick goals in the ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Photo courtesy LMC (Heartland vs El-Kanemi) Enugu Rangers failed to win a game at home for the first time in the Nigeria Professional Football League this season as they were held to a 1-1 draw at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu by traditional rivals, Shooting Stars of Ibadan, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Chisom Egbuchulam ... Read More
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Barcelona and Real Madrid kept the La Liga title hopes alive on Sunday while Atletico dropped out of the race. Leaders Barcelona defeated Espanyol 5-0, while Real just about edged out Valencia 3-2 to stay alive in one of the tightest races in recent years. Atletico however lost 2-1 at Levante after having taken the ... Read More
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Nigerian youngsters Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi struggled on Sunday as Manchester City and Arsenal drew their Premier League clash 2-2 at the Etihad. The draw opened the door for Manchester United to go above City and into the top four. Both Iheanacho and Iwobi have been in top form this season and the City ... Read More
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Tottenham Hotspur’s hope of finishing second in the English Premier League suffered a setback after they lost 2-1 to Southampton in Sunday’s clash at White Hart Lane. A brace from Steven Davis secured the win for Southampton. Heung-Min Son opened the scoring for Tottenham in the encounter. The early stage of the game saw Christian ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Nigeria midfielder Paul Onobi is delighted to have finally made his debut for Finnish club Kuopion Pallouseura, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Onobi recently penned a one-year deal with the Veikkausliga side, but was not able to feature for the club as he awaited his clearance from Nigeria Professional Football League side, Sunshine Stars. He ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Nigeria defender, Shehu Abdullahi, could be on his way out of Portuguese side Uniao da Madeira this summer, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Abdullahi only joined Madeira last season from Kuwaiti club Qadsia. The versatile player Completesportsnigeria.com learnt is attracting the interest of top clubs in Portugal, France and Spain. Madeira are also prepared to ... Read More
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Kelechi Iheanacho is relishing the prospect of facing his international teammate Alex Iwobi, in today's English Premier League fixture, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Iheanacho's Manchester City will continue their push for a Champions League ticket when they confront Iwobi and his Arsenal teammates at the Etihad Stadium
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By Adeboye Amosu: Kano Pillars have resolved not to contest the League Management Company sanctions against the club for the unruly and violent conduct of their fans during last Wednesday’s Nigeria Professional Football League week seven rescheduled tie against Enyimba at the Sani Abacha Stadium, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The management of the club agreed to pay ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Mikel Obi made his 32nd appearance of the current season for Chelsea who slumped to a 3-2 defeat away to Sunderland, who moved out of the Premier League relegation zone on Saturday. The Nigerian skipper who was below par in the encounter was replaced in the 83rd minute by Bertrand Traore at ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Abia Warriors maintained their perfect record against Giwa FC with a slim 1-0 win in a Nigeria Professional Football League week 15 tie at the Umuahia Township Stadium on Saturday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Kennedy Boboye's men have not only never lost a game in the NPFL against their opponents but have also not conceded ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: John Terry was sent off in possibly his last Chelsea match as Sunderland’s quest to remain in the English Premier League received a huge boost following their 3-2 win against the Blues at the Stadium of Light on Saturday. Nigeria midfielder Mikel Obi was in action but it was Diego Costa who ... Read More
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