By Sab Osuji In Brazzaville: Completesportsnigeria.com has been informed that the official final medals table of the just concluded 11th All Africa Games (AAG) tagged Congo Brazzaville 2015 will be released by Wednesday. The inability of the organisers of the event to make the official medals table available during the games and even on the ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: After all the excitement and controversies of the English Premier League at the weekend, the third round of the Capital One Cup will take place in midweek with some Nigerian players expected to be in action. On Tuesday, Stoke City will travel to Craven Cottage to take on Fulham and Osaze Odemwingie ... Read More
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The Chairman of the League Management Company, managers of the Glo Premier League, Shehu Dikko, tells Completesportsnigeria.com’s BABATUNDE KOIKI about the Nigerian league’s path to success and how even more can be achieved… A lot of people talk about the Nigerian Premier League this season as the best in two decades. Your name is being ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo has been named in the Barclays Premier League team of the week for week six following his man-of-the-match performance for Watford in Saturdayâ€™s 2-1 win over Newcastle at St Jamesâ€™ Park. A first half brace from the Nigerian international secured the Hornets a second Premier League win ... Read More
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Diego Costa and Gabriel Paulista have both been charged by the Football Association of England, following their altercation during the Chelsea, Arsenal English Premier League clash on Saturday. According to the FA, Costa was charged with violent conduct while Gabriel was charged with improper conduct for his behaviour following his dismissal. Also, Santi Cazorla, who ... Read More
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Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma has denied calling his teammate Diego Costa a cheat after Costa’s bust-up with Arsenal defender Gabriel who was sent off in their clash at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Zouma purportedly called Costa a cheat in a post-match TV interview on BeIN Sports but took to Twitter to explain further on his ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Amkar Perm of Russia midfielder Izunna Uzochukwu has revealed to Completesportsnigeria.com why he was left out of the Super Eagles squad for the October friendlies against Cameroon and Congo. He also says he will return to action for Amkar in Thursday’s Russian Cup clash against second division Spartak Nal’chik at the Stadion ... Read More
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Former Super Eagles and Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi is set to train with Wolverhampton Wanderers ahead of signing a potential deal with the Championship club, according to reports in England. The 33-year-old former Gaziantep forward has already trained with Huddersfield Town and the free agent remains in talks with the Yorkshire club. However, Wolves ... Read More
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: Nigerian striker Obafemi Martins has taken to social media platform Twitter to express his joy and has vowed to do more after helping his American club Seattle Sounders to win the Cascadia Cup on Sunday. Martins scored his 13th goal in 17 matches in the early hours of Sunday as the Sounders ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi, was in action for 90 minutes for Lazio as they were trounced 5-0 by Napoli on Sunday night. Goals from Gonzalo Higuain (brace), Lorenzo Insigne, Allan and Manolo Gabbiadini secured the emphatic win for Napoli. In Norway, Nigerian defender, William Troost-Ekong, was in action for Haugesund as ... Read More
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President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Team Nigeria, who came second in the overall medals table at the just concluded All Africa Games in Congo Brazzaville. The president also hinted that the team will be hosted at the Aso Rock presidential villa 8n due course. In a statement issued by the Presidentâ€™s Senior Special Assistant ... Read More
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By Sab Osuji In Brazzaville: Team Nigeria athletes and officials to the 2015 All Africa Games encountered several hours of delay at the Maya Maya International Airport, Brazzaville on Sunday. The Nigerian contingent were supposed to depart Congo Brazzaville at 1.30pm Sunday in a chartered flight but were yet to fly out as at the ... Read More
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Wikki close Gap On Leaders, 3SC Pip Akwa Utd By Adeboye Amosu: Enyimba and Warri Wolves’ Glo Premier League title bids suffered a hitch with both sides succumbing to defeats in their week 30 fixtures on Sunday. At the Karkanda Stadium, Katsina, leaders Enyimba suffered a surprise 2-1 defeat to El-Kanemi Warriors. The visitors who ... Read More
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: Nigerian left-back Taye Taiwo has advocated that the majority of the players that prosecuted the just ended 11th All Africa Games make the cut for the Nigerian team to the CAF U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Senegal which will serve as qualifiers to the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janiero. Speaking ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Super Eagles forward, Ahmed Musa, scored twice and provided an assist as CSKA beat Mordovya 6-4 in the Russian Premier League on Sunday. Musa scored in the 80th and 85th minutes. His assist for Seydou Doumbia brought the score to 3-3, after CSKA went three goals down. Musa has now scored five ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Nigeria forward, Odion Ighalo, is in cloud nine after his brace helped Watford beat Newcastle United 2-1 on Saturday, completesportsnigeria.com can report. The powerful striker found the net twice during a superb first-half display at the St. James’ Park to increase his haul in the league this season to four. Ighalo is ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: West Ham manager Slaven Bilic is delighted to see Victor Moses score his first goal for the club against Manchester City on Saturday. The Nigerian winger who is on a season-long loan from Chelsea put the Hammers ahead at the Etihad Stadium with a powerful 20-yard effort after just six minutes. The ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: ARE WE GOING TO SEE ANOTHER HAT-TRICK? Bayelsa United’s Bernard Ovoke scored the season’s third hat-trick in the Restoration Boys’ 4-1 home win against El-Kanemi Warriors last weekend to add the one already recorded by Ifeanyi Egwin and Prince Aggreh of Dolphins and Sunshine Stars respectively. With nine games set to take ... Read More
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Chelsea were victors Saturday at Stamford Bridge with 2-0 defeat handed to nine-man Arsenal and the events of the game are now generating intense reactions and debate from supporters of the two London rivals. Nollywood stars; Osita Iheme and Gbenga Adeyinka spoke to Completesportsnigeria.com' Izuchukwu Okosi after the grudge match. Chelsea fan Osita Iheme, popularly called Pawpaw ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Sunshine Stars beat Kwara United 2-1 at the Ilorin Township on Saturday to end their Glo Premier League four-match winless streak and also revive their fading title aspirations. The Owena Waves, who were without top scorer Tunde Adeniji who was suspended for the tie, rallied back from a goal down to secure ... Read More
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