By James Agberebi: Former Nigeria international Felix Owolabi has described the election of Madagascar's Ahmad Ahmad as Confederation of Africa Football president as a welcome development for the continent's football, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Ahmad, who is head of Madagascan Football Federation, on Thursday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, defeated Cameroon's Issa Hayatou in the CAF presidential election to emerge as ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Manchester United have qualified for the quarter-finals of the Europa League after defeating FC Rostov 1-0 in their second leg round of 16 clash at Old Trafford on Thursday night to go through 2-1 on aggregate. United’s goal was scored by Juan Mata on 70 minutes, after he finished off Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s ... Read More
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: Nigerians Moses Simon, Rabiu Ibrahim and Samuel Kalu were in action on Thursday night for Belgian club Gent in the second leg of their UEFA Europa League Round of 16 clash against fellow Belgium side Genk at the Luminus Arena which ended 1-1. Genk however qualified for the quarterfinals stage 6-3 on ... Read More
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: Former Nigeria coach Adegboye Onigbinde has tasked new Confederation of African Football President Ahmad Ahmad to fulfill his election promises as he takes over leadership of the body, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Madagascar's Ahmad, 57, defeated Issa Hayatou, who was seeking an eighth term having been in office since 1988, in Thursday's election in Addis Ababa, ... Read More
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: Senegal coach Aliou Cisse on Thursday named a strong 26-man squad for the March 23 friendly against Nigeria's Super Eagles in London, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Topping the list of players named for the friendly is Liverpool's Sadio Mane. Also in the Teranga Lions side for the friendly are players such as Everton's Idrissa Gana Gueye, Kalidou Koulibaly, ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: The League Management Company have charged and fined Kano Pillars coach Kadiri Ikhana the sum of N200,000 for breaching the rules of the Nigeria Professional Football League reports Completesportsnigeria.com. "The LMC has now imposed a fine of N200,000 on Kano Pillars coach Ikhana for breaching #NPFL ... Read More
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Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick has been elected into the powerful Confederation of African Football executive committee, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Pinnick will represent the West Zone B after defeating Benin Republic’s Moucharafou Anjorin in Thursday’s election. Pinnick, who is a supporter of new CAF President Ahmad Ahmad, got 32 votes to Anjorin’s 17 to get ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: The League Management Company (LMC) have charged Shooting Stars Sports Club manager, Rasheed Balogun, for breaching the Code of Conduct for Club Officials, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Balogun had a touchline confrontation with Plateau United’s manager Kennedy Boboye during a matchday 12 Nigeria Professional Football League match involving 3SC and Plateau United at the ... Read More
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Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad on Thursday won the Confederation of African Football presidential election against incumbent Issa Hayatou, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. In attendance at the 2017 General Assembly in Addis Ababa were FIFA president Gianni Infantino and Africa Union chairman Moussa Faki. Ahmad, 57, polled 34 votes as against 20 by Hayatou who was seeking an eighth ... Read More
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Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad defeated incumbent Issa Hayatou in the Confederation of African Football presidential election on Thursday. Ahmad got 34 votes to Hayatou’s 20 votes to beat the 70-year-old Cameroonian who has been in charge since 1988. Details to follow…
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Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad defeated incumbent Issa Hayatou in the Confederation of African Football presidential
Middlesborough have parted company with manager Aitor Karanka,the Premier League club announced on Thursday. “Middlesbrough Football Club can today confirm the departure of Head Coach Aitor Karanka. Following discussions, both parties have agreed that it is in the best interests of the club to make this change,” the club stated on their official website. “The ... Read More
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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has hinted that he is well aware of the threat West Brom pose to his team’s top four ambitions this season, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. "They are experienced, organised and efficient from set pieces. This season they have done very well in midfield and up front. It is a balanced ... Read More
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According to Portuguese paper A Bola, Premier League champions Leicester City are keeping tabs on Nigerian international Oghenekaro Etebo. Etebo, 21, who plays for Feirense in the Portuguese Primeira Liga, has been attracting interest from around Europe since his four-goal haul in Nigeria's 5-4 win over Japan at the Olympics in August. ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Super Eagles and Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi says former Brazil international and 2007 FIFA World Player of the Year, Kaka, is his football idol, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. "My football hero is Kaka," Ndidi said in a video interview on LCFC TV. "I love the way he ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: D'Tigers forward, Al-Farouq Aminu, recorded his lowest point ever for Portland Trail Blazers in a regular season as the NBA side upstaged San Antonio Spurs 110-106 in the early hours of Thursday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Aminu who featured for 31 minutes scored two points for Terry Stotts' side who returned to ... Read More
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By Mumini Alao THE DIE IS CAST! On Thursday this week, March 16, the much-awaited 2017 Confederation of African Football (CAF) elections will hold in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The main contest for the CAF presidency is between incumbent Issa Hayatou of Cameroun and Madagascar FA president Ahmad. But there will be other contests for eight ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: AS Monaco booked their place in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League after defeating Manchester City 3-1 in their second leg round of 16 tie at Stade Louis on Wednesday night. Monaco edged City on the away goals rule as both legs ended 6-6 on aggregate. Kylian Mbappe, Fabinho and Tiemoue ... Read More
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By Sulaiman Alao: These are certainly trying times for Arsene Wenger this term at Arsenal, as a large number of fans again staged protests to mount pressure on the manager to throw in the towel at the Emirates. The French coach has walked this route before but it wasn’t as rough as it is ... Read More
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These are certainly trying times for Arsene Wenger this term at Arsenal,
Nigeria coach Gernot Rorh's squad for the friendlies with Burkina Faso and Senegal generated heated debate, as some felt players who deserved places were left out. Completesportsnigeria.com's JOHNNY EDWARD adds five strikers to the list of players who can help improve the Super Eagles attack… 1. Anthony Nwakaeme (HAPOEL BE'ER SHEVA, ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Despite Fulham's disappointing 2-2 home Championship draw against struggling Blackburn Rovers at Craven Cottage on Tuesday night, Nigerian forward Sone Aluko is still optimistic his team will finish in the top six and make the play-offs, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Aluko opened the scoring against Blackburn on Tuesday night, while Blackburn replied from the penalty ... Read More
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