By Nurudeen Obalola: Nigeria's major group opponents at the New Zealand 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup, Brazil, have named a very strong squad for the competition. FIFA released the confirmed squads for all 24 participating teams on Thursday, with the tournament holding from 30 May to 20 June. The big names in the Brazil squad ... Read More
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By Bamidele Boluwaji: National U-23 Eagles coach Samson Siasia has told Complete Sports that he is busy in the United States of America planning how to excel at the 2015 All Africa Games scheduled to hold in Congo later in the year. The former Super Eagles handler who defeated Zambia 2-1 in Lusaka in the ... Read More
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Hapoel Beer Sheva’s Nigerian shot stopper Austin Ejide conceded six goals against Nosa Igiebor's Maccabi Tel Aviv who completed a unique treble with a stunning 6-2 victory in Wednesday night’s State FA Cup game. The Nigerian international who had kept 12 clean sheets in the League was beaten four times by Tel Aviv’s Swedish forward ... Read More
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The Seattle Sounders may have to make-do without star forward Obafemi Martins for at least one more game, according to missoccer.com Martins was held out of Sounders practice at Starfire Soccer Complex once again on Tuesday, marking the third straight training session he has missed dating back to last week. Martins, who is nursing a ... Read More
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Italian champions Juventus defeated Lazio 2-1 in Wednesday's Coppa Italia final at Rome's Stadio Olimpico. Substitute Alessandro Matri struck in the first half of the extra-time to help the Old Lady win the Cup for the first time in 20 years and keep Juventus' treble hopes alive. The Bianconeri having already secured the Scudetto and ... Read More
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According to a report on Deutschland Radio, Jurgen Klopp will be the new Coach of Real Madrid next season. The 47-year-old will leave Borussia Dortmund in June after seven years at the club, during which he won two Bundesligaâ€™s and reached the final of the Champions League in 2013. AS reports that the radio station ... Read More
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Spokeswoman for the local organizing committee in New Plymouth, Theresa Caley, has revealed that an official welcome party will be organized for all teams to be based there on May 29 at 6pm at Waitara’s Owae Marae. Hungary will be the first team to arrive in New Plymouth to complete preparations for the FIFA under-20 ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward Maccabi Tel Aviv’s Nigerian midfielder Nosa Igiebor will play no part in tonight’s historic Isreali State Cup final against Hapoel Beer Sheva who parade the Nigerian duo of Austin Ejide and John Ogu at the Sammy Ofer stadium in Haifa, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Igiebor who has already won a double this season with ... Read More
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By Richard Jideaka Ahead of the Super Falcons departure to Canada in preparation for their participation at the FIFA Women’s World Cup, the head coach of the team, Edwin Okon, has been queried and fined an undisclosed amount by the Nigeria Football Federation over acts of indiscipline. Â Â The coach allegedly released some players from ... Read More
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The League Management Company (LMC) has announced a three weeks break in the 2014/15 Glo Premier League to commence after the games of Match Day 10 this weekend. In a circular to the NPFL clubs, Mallam Shehu Dikko, the Chairman of the LMC, said the break period would be used amongst other things to carry ... Read More
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By Nurudeen Obalola: Nigerian youngster Kelechi Iheanacho was the star of the show on Tuesday night as Manchester City’s U-21s handed out a sound beating to Southampton U-21s in an U-21 Premier League match. Iheanacho, who has been included in the Flying Eagles squad to next month’s FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand, scored ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Former Super Eagles skipper Nwankwo Kanu has warned players of the Flying Eagles not to disappoint the country at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. The Flying Eagles, who are in Germany intensifying their preparation for the World Cup, defeated Freiburg U-23s 4-1 in their latest friendly game on Tuesday. ... Read More
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—Targets England U-21s, Senior Team BY JOHNNY EDWARD Liverpool teen star Jordan Ibe is intent on playing for England rather than Nigeria and is eyeing a place in the England U-21 team bound for the UEFA European Under-21 Championship in the Czech Republic. Ibe is eligible to play for Nigeria through his father, but hopes ... Read More
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BY JOHNNY EDWARD Nigeria sprint star Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor has admitted that her early start in Sunday’s triumph at the Shanghai Diamond League 100m event sealed her stunning victory over the big-name sprinters tipped to win the event. Okagbare-Ighoteguonor finished ahead of Olympic and world champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, last yearâ€™s world leader Tori Bowie, fastest in ... Read More
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–Relegation dogfight gets keener Hull City seem the likeliest of teams down the foot of the table to go down with a defeat vs Manchester United. As they host United, victory is a sine qua non and hope for other results to go their way, in order to remain in the top flight. This is ... Read More
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The Flying Eagles continued their preparations for the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup with another impressive pre-tournament friendly win in Germany. The young Nigerians claimed their third straight victory on Tuesday, defeating Freiburg U-23s 4-1. They had defeated Hoffenheim and Nurenberg 5-2 and 5-0 respectively in previous friendlies in Germany. Al-Hassan Ibrahim opened the scoring ... Read More
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By Sab Osuji: Sunshine Stars trio; Odunlami Kunle, Adeniji Tunde and Ezenwa Ikechukwu have expressed delight over their inclusion in the Super Eagles 21-man list drawn by Stephen Keshi to prosecuteÂ next Tuesday’sÂ friendly match with Spotlight FC for the official opening of the Katsina Stadium as well as beginÂ preparation for the 2017 Africa Cup of ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has warned teen star Jordon Ibe not to follow in the footsteps of Raheem Sterling by making moves to leave the club. Sterlingâ€™s future has been the subject of intense speculation, following his decision to quit Anfield in search of silverware and Gerrard has not been impressed with ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has told CompleteSportsnigeria.com that the list for the foreign-based professionals should be released on Friday. Keshi also revealed that he allowed the invited home-based Eagles feature for their respective clubs games in Wednesdayâ€™s Glo Premier League Week 10 matches to avoid unnecessary distractions on the part of ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Head coach of the Super Falcons, Edwin Okon has included BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year nominee Asisat Oshoala and the duo of Courtney Dike and Desire Oparanoize in his preliminary squad scheduled to depart tonight for the 7th FIFA Womenâ€™s World Cup finals in Canada. According to a report on the ... Read More
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