Head coach of the Nigeria national team, Stephen Keshi insists that â€œtalents aboundâ€ in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) and says he will continue to give domestically-based stars a chance to shine in the Super Eagles. Keshi was in Nnewi on Sunday to watch the match day nine NPFL contest between Gabros FC and ... Read More
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According to reports monitored by SL10.ng from the media in Turkey, Fenerbache are set to move for on-loan Standard Liege forward Imoh Ezekiel to replace unsettled Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike. Emenike has battled a goal-drought this season which has resulted in a poor relationship with the fans and it made the Nigerian almost walked off ... Read More
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Isaac Success has broken his silence on the reason behind his failure to attend the Nigeria Under 20s get-together in Germany despite the relatively short flight distance between Andalusia and Bavaria. The Granada striker has maintained again and again that he was in touch with the Flying Eagles backroom staff to keep them abreast of ... Read More
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Nigeria defender Leon Balogun, who features for promotion-gunning SV Darmstadt 1898 in Germany, has backed the Flying Eagles quest to win the U20 World Cup in New Zealand. The right fullback also spoke on the Super Eagles ahead of next monthâ€™s AFCON 2017 qualifier against Chad as well as his clubâ€™s big push to play ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: West Brom striker Brown Ideye has hailed the team’s 3-0 win against English Premier League champions Chelsea on Monday at the Hawthorns. Two goals from Saido Berahino and Chris Brunt handed Chelsea their third defeat in 37 games. Ideye, who replaced Berahino in the 79th minute of the shock win, described the ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Kenneth Omeruo's Middlesbrough will face Norwich City in the final of the English Championship playoff following the Yellow Canaries' 4-2 aggregate success over Ipswich Town in the self-styled 'Old Farm Derby'on Saturday. The Canaries finished third in the Championship, but Boro beat the Norfolk side home and away in the league. Aitor ... Read More
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Kenyans dominate 3rd Okpepe Road Race By Dare Esan: Kenyan duo of Korio Alex Olotip and Tanui Anfele emerged the winners of the respective men and women races of the IAAF bronze label 3rd Okpekpe 10km road race held in Okpekpe near Auchi, Edo State on Saturday. Olotip got to the finish line first in ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward Victor Anichebe's FA Cup goal against Birmingham in January has been nominated for West Brom Goal of the Season for the outgoing season. The Nigerian international, who is the third highest scorer for the Baggies with six goals in all competitions this season, bagged a brace in the encounter as West Brom ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Lobi Stars are close to sealing a move for former Enyimba captain, Josiah Maduabuchi. Completesportsnigeria.com scooped that the lanky midfielder was at the Aper Aku Stadium last weekend to watch Lobi’s home game against El-Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri and is in line to pen a deal with the Pride of Benue. Maduabuchi ... Read More
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AS LOG LEADERS SUNSHINE FACE NASARAWA IN LAFIA BY ADEBOYE AMOSU Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan will be agog on Sunday as two of Nigeria's most successful and most supported clubs, Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan and Rangers International of Enugu, clash in a week nine Glo Premier League encounter. 3SC and Rangers dominated ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Daniel Akpeyi is confident Warri Wolves can make history by becoming the first Nigerian side to lift the CAF Confederation Cup. No team from the West African nation has won the second-tier CAF club competition, with the likes of Enugu Rangers, Dolphins and Sunshine Stars coming close on a number of occasions. ... Read More
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By Sulaiman Alao: All roads lead to the 28,003-capacity Hawthorns ground where West Bromwich Albion will be playing host to newly crowned English Premier League Champions Chelsea in a game that will feature three Nigerian internationals playing on opposing sides in a late kick-off billed for Monday. Brown Ideye and Victor Anichebe will be welcoming ... Read More
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Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike will not join Qatari club Umm Salal as is being reported in Turkey, AfricanFootball.com can report. A close confidant of the Fenerbahce front man told AfricanFootball.com Emenike will quit the Turkish champions, but he is not ready to leave Europe just yet. “Emenike is not going to join any team in ... Read More
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Ahead of their CAF Confederations Cup clash against AC Leopards of Congo this weekend, Warri Wolves defender Azubuike Egwuekwe has talked up their chances for the game. The 25-year-old central defender says they’re prepared for the challenges that the Congolese will pose when both sides face off on Sunday. “I’d say we’re very prepared. We ... Read More
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After inviting 26 home-based players to camp ahead of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Chad, Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi says he doesn’t know yet which of the players will make the final team to face the Chadians. The home-based players are expected to arrive at the Abuja camp on May 19th, ... Read More
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Egyptian side, Al Ismaily, have decided to give their former Nigerian forward John Utaka a honorary membership of the club. The IsmaÃ¯lia-based team announced that they decided to give their former player the clubâ€™s honorary membership recognition for following his contribution to the team in the past. Ismaily have given their honorary membership to a ... Read More
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Max Allegri admits â€œthis is the most important match of my careerâ€ and Paul Pogba could start Real Madrid v Juventus. The second leg of the Champions League semi-final is at the Bernabeu this evening after Juve won the first encounter 2-1. â€œItâ€™s not my first time at the Bernabeu, as I was here in ... Read More
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Brazil superstar Neymar has revealed the secrets of success for Barcelonaâ€™s magic trio: Messi, Suarez and his humble self. Barcelona seem to have regained their lost effectiveness and style from the Guardiola era. Each week, the Catalan club are a little more impressive, led by their spectacular offensive trio: Neymar, Messi and Suarez. The blaugrana ... Read More
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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced that the 2017 Africa Cup of Nation (Afcon) qualifier between Nigeria and Chad will be played in Kaduna. The Super Eagles will go toe to toe with Les Sao (Chadâ€™s National football team) on June 13 in 2017 Afcon qualifying clash and the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna has ... Read More
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The Super Falcons camp swelled Tuesday morning as US based Courtney Dike and Liverpool Ladies of England forward, Asisat Oshoala, arrived joined the team in preparation for the FIFA Womenâ€™s World Cup. The Nigerians are preparing for this summerâ€™s World Cup in Canada, and are expected to leave Nigeria next week. They were to play ... Read More
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