By Johnny Edward: West Brom Nigerian forward Brown Ideye has clung onto his place in the Baggies squad for next season after boss Tony Pulis kicked off West Brom’s summer squad shake-up by releasing midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu after six years at the Hawthorns. Â But there are doubts for Ideye’s compatriot, Victor Anichebe who the club ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Isreali side, Hapoel Beer Sheva, will release Nigerian shot-stopper Austin Ejide at the end of the season, to free up space for another foreigner Nigerian Tony Nwakeme, CompleteSportsnigeria.com has reliably gathered. Ejide who is considered by many as the best goalkeeper in the Isreal Ligat was a shadow of himself in the State Cup final ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Nigerian born Liverpool forward Jordon Ibe has revealed that all his Reds teammates are all disappointed at their performance inÂ Sunday’s 6-1Â humiliating defeat to Stoke City. The 19-year-old teen star told Liverpool’s official website that they must learn from the shock loss at the Britannia Stadium in their pre-season and play at a ... Read More
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Manchester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho became the first player in the Flying Eagles squad to land in New Zealand Monday for the the FIFA U-20 World Cup. The 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup MVP played for Man City's U-21s on Saturday, scoring twice in their 3-1 over Manchester United U-21s before embarking on the New ... Read More
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Real Madrid have terminated the contract of manager Carlo Ancelotti after two seasons in charge, various media in Europe reported on Monday night.. Club president Florentino Perez announced the decision in a press conference on Monday as the popular Italian paid the price for a trophyless season at the Santiago Bernabeu. "I would like to inform you that the ... Read More
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–Beat Portugal 1-0 In Sydney â€‹ By Johnny Edwardâ€‹ Brazil's U-20 side continued their preparation for their FIFA U-20 World Cup clash against Nigeria by beating Portugal 1-0 in a friendly fixture in Sydney, Completesportsnigeria.com can report. Cruzeiro forward Judivan Flor Da Silva scored the only goal of the encounter for the young Selecao ... Read More
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Stoke City winger Osaze Odemwingie has showered encomiums on outgoing Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard for being consistent with superlative performances over the years. Odemwingie tells Stoke Sentinel the 34 year old midfielder is one of the best player in is era. “He’s fantastic, fantastic,” Odemwingie exclaims. “Consistency is what proves a player is a top, ... Read More
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By Nurudeen Obalola: Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo has underlined his importance at Watford and given the strongest indication he will remain at the club next season. Completesportsnigeria.com reports that Ighalo helped Watford gain promotion to the English Premier League, scoring 20 goals in the Championship campaign last season and his status seems to have been ... Read More
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— Wins High Jump Event, Sets New Personal Season’s Best By Dare Esan: Nigeria’s high jump champion and record holder, Doreen Amata, soared into another personal season’s best at the weekend at the Â IAAF World Challenge in Dakar, Senegal. The former All Africa Games high jump queen cleared 1.94m to win the event and move ... Read More
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—Drops Mikel, Emenike, Echiejile Â Â Â Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has excluded Mikel Obi, Emmanuel Emenike and Elderson Echiejile from his 15-man overseas-based players squad for next monthâ€™s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Chad in Kaduna. Keshi however recalled VincentÂ Enyeama, who missed the international friendly against South Africa, and Rabiu Ibrahim, who has ... Read More
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The Rashidi Yekini Foundation is encouraging players to follow in the late striker's footsteps by instituting a goalscoring award in his honour, completesportsnigeria.com reports. Yekini, who passed on three years ago, scored a record 37 goals in 53 appearances for Nigeria and was an accomplished scorer at club level too. And the foundation will present ... Read More
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Super Eagles midfielder Sani Kaita insists he is still relevant in the Nigerian national team almost five years after he was labelled the villain in Nigeria’s 2010 World Cup campaign in South Africa. Kaita was sent off for his indiscretion in Nigeria’s 2-1 defeat to Greece. In this engaging interview, the new Ifeanyiubah United (Gabros ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Middlesbroughâ€™s Nigerian defender Kenneth Omeruo has been included in Aitor Karankaâ€™s squad to face Norwich in Mondayâ€™s Championship play-off final at Wembley. But it remains to be seen if the 22 year old will feature having been an unused substitute in Boroâ€™s last five games in the Championship Omeruo last featured as ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Isreali side, Hapoel Beer Sheva, have placed Â£1.5m price tag on the Nigerian midfielder John Ogu to ward off interest from Maccabi Haifa who have made inquiries about his availability. But the Nigerian international toldÂ Completesportsnigeria.comÂ that he is prepared to stay at the club because the people at the club loves and appreciates ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Sunshine Stars of Akure have insisted that star forward Ajani Ibrahim will not leave the club this season. The hitman has been linked with a move to South West rivals Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan. But the Akure Gunners chief scout Adeyinka Adebayo has expressed the desire of the club to ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Super Eagles forward Sone Aluko and his Hull City side were relegated from the English Premiership following their 0-0 draw against Manchester United on the last day of the season. Aluko was brought on for Dame N'doye on 71st minutes to add more attacking threat, but it proved futile, as Manchester United ... Read More
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By SulIman Alao: The duo of West Browmwich Albion’s Nigerian internationals, Brown Ideye and Victor Anichebe will be available for selection as the Baggies travel to the 60355-capacity Emirates Stadium to take on host Arsenal in what will be one of the most interesting matches that will signal the end of the 2014/2015 English Premier ... Read More
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By Sab Osuji: Former Nigeria winger, Christopher Nwosu, says he's optimistic the Flying Eagles will excel at the forthcoming FIFA U-20 World Cup coming up in New Zealand. "Make no mistakes about it, this crop of players are good, they have shown tremendous team work, you can see the cohession in them and above all, ... Read More
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Glo Premier League record goalscorer Mfon Udoh has been released from the camp of the Super Eagles preparing for next month's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations FCON qualifier against Chad, the NFF official website announced on Saturday. The Enyimba of Aba striker had reported to camp along with other invited players on Thursday but had ... Read More
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By Nurudeen Obalola: When the Flying Eagles step out against Brazil at 2am on 1 June in Plymouth, New Zealand, many Nigerians will be expecting their team to beat the accomplished South Americans.¨ The Flying Eagles seem to have – unwittingly – set a standard for themselves that they must live up to. The Nigeria ... Read More
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