By Izuchukwu Okosi: Former Nigeria international, Dosu Joseph, has warned Enugu Rangers to be defensively disciplined in the return leg of their CAF Champions League Round of 32 game against Zamalek of Egypt, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The Flying Antelopes lost 4-1 to the Egyptians on Sunday and must to score three goals without conceding any at the Nnamdi ... Read More
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Sunderland boss David Moyes says he expects injured Nigerian forward Victor Anichebe to be back in action in early April. A medial ligament injury has kept Anichebe out of the Sunderland side who are currently bottom in the Premier League table. He has featured just once since the turn of the year ... Read More
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Nigerian duo Carl Ikeme and Sone Aluko have been included in the SkyBet Championship Team of the Weekend, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. According to fulham.vitalfootball.co.uk Ikeme and Aluko's inclusion in the Team of the Weekend was not unconnected to their impressive performances for Wolverhampton Wanderers and Fulham respectively. Ikeme was instrumental for Wolves who halted a seven-game winless ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Nigerian forward Paul Onuachu rescued a point for his club Midtjylland who held AaB to a 1-1 away draw in the Danish top flight on Monday night, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Onuachu scored in the 91st minute to make sure Midtjylland shared the spoils with AaB. AaB had taken the lead in the 55th ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Nigeria’s CAF Champions League campaigners Enugu Rangers will return to the country from Egypt on Tuesday, Completespprtsnigeria.com reports. “Players and officials will return to Enugu at about 12 pm Tuesday,” Rangers announced via their Twitter handle on Monday. Rangers lost 4-1 to Egyptian giants Zamalek in the first leg, round of 32 ... Read More
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: Former Federation of International Football Associations executive committee member Amos Adamu has given his backing to the CAF presidential bid of incumbent Issa Hayatou and has sensationally called the Cameroonian who has been in the saddle since 1988 “a God sent” to Nigeria’s football, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The elections into the executive board ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Ten-man Fortuna Sittard lost for the third time under former Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh on Monday, going down 2-0 at home to NAC Breda in a Dutch second division league clash, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Second-half goals from Bart Meijers and James Horsfield condemned Fortuna Sittard to their 14th defeat of the season in ... Read More
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Chelsea will face Tottenham Hotspur in the semi-finals of the Emirates English ?FA Cup, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The Blues, who ousted Manchester United 1-0 in the quarter-finals of the competition on Monday night, will face Spurs in the first semi-final at Wembley. Arsenal who defeated fifth-tier Lincoln City FC 5-0 at the Emirates Stadium last Saturday ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Chelsea defeated 10-man Manchester United 1-0 in the quarter-finals of the Emirates FA Cup at Stamford Bridge on Monday night. The only goal of the game was scored by N’Golo Kante early in the second half. It was Kante’s second goal of the season with his first also coming against United in ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Rivers United coach Stanley Eguma has warned his players that their round of 32 CAF Champions League tie against Al-Merrikh of Sudan is far from over, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. In the first leg played in Port Harcourt on Sunday, Rivers United defeated Al-Merrikh 3-0 thanks to goals from Ivorian player ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: The 11th edition of GOtv Boxing Night will hold on 26 March, 2017 at the Indoor Sports Hall, Liberty Stadium, Ibadan, Oyo State, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.. This was announced at a media briefing on Monday at the National Stadium, Lagos. Chief Operating Officer of Flykite Productions, organizers of GOtv Boxing Night, Bamidele Johnson, ... Read More
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—Restates commitment to upgrading annual 10km race to silver label Organisers of the annual Okpekpe international 10km road race have congratulated the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon on the elevation of the 42.195 kilometres race to an International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Gold Label event. Last week organisers of the marathon announced that it ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Super Eagles left-back Stanley Amuzie will leave Italian club Sampdoria at the end of the season in search of regular football, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Amuzie, who joined the Serie A side last August after featuring for the Nigeria U-23 team at the Rio Olympics football event, is unhappy at the lack of ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Al-Merrikh head coach, Diego Garzitto, has blamed the artificial pitch at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium for his side's 3-0 defeat to Rivers United in Sunday's CAF Champions league round of 16 first leg clash, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Garzitto, during his post-match press conference, added that the harsh weather conditions in Port Harcourt also contributed ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: The Nigerian Football Federation will not extend the contract of the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr if he fails to qualify the team for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Rohr’s side are currently leading Group B of Russia 2018 African World Cup qualifying with six points from two games. ... Read More
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The Ogun state government has urged the new board of the Nigeria National League – NNL, to restore confidence back into the second tier football league by ensuring equity and fair play as the 2017 season gets underway this weekend. Commissioner for Sports, Hon Moruf Afolabi Afuape gave the advice while speaking at the ... Read More
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Nigerian striker Junior Ajayi could be a major doubt for Egyptian club Ahly's game against Bidvest Wits of South Africa in the second leg of the Champions League round of 32 at the weekend after sustaining an injury at Cairo’s El-Salam Stadium in the first leg on Saturday. "Ajayi suffered from a muscle strain after sustaining a knock during the ... Read More
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: Rivers United captain, Festus Austin, acknowledges that Al Merrikh will not surrender their chances of advancing to the group stages of the CAF Champions League next weekend but considers their Sunday's win in the first leg of the Round of 32 fixtures as a job well done, Completesportsnigeria.com reports Stanley Eguma's team defeated the ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Nigerian forward, Samuel Kalu, was on target for KAA Gent who beat Mechelen 3-0 on Sunday and qualify for the play-offs that will produce Belgian Jupiler Pro-League champions, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Kalu scored in the 46th minute to make it 3-0 in favour of Gent.nIt was his second league goal of the season for Gent. Also in action for ... Read More
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By Dare Esan: Former Nigeria junior international Adekunle Fasasi at the weekend raced into Nigerian and African history books at the 2017 National Collegiate of Athletics Association (NCAA) Indoor Championships at College Station in Texas, USA, running a new 400m indoor best of 45.57 seconds at the semi-final stage of the event, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Fasasi, ... Read More
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