By Nurudeen Obalola: Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has celebrated the nominations of himself and international teammates Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho for the CAF African Player of the Year award, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. "Proud for Nigeria to be nominated for @CAF_Online African Footballer of the Year along with Kelechi Iheanacho ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Plateau United FC have parted ways with their coach Zachary Baraje, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Baraje becomes the third Nigerian Premier Football League coach to lose his job officially after MFM's Fidelis Ilechukwu and Kano Pillars' Mohammed Baba Ganaru. Former Enyimba FC International and El Kanemi Warriors coach Baraje ... Read More
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Super Eagles forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, has been included in Manchester City's 21-man travelling squad that will face Barcelona in Wednesday's Group C UEFA Champions League clash at the Nou Camp. City confirmed their travelling squad for the Champions League game with Barcelona on their official website on Tuesday. Injuries to Bacary Sagna and Fabian ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Nigeria Eagles youngster, Alex Iwobi, is set to start in his third UEFA Champions League game this season when Arsenal entertain Bulgarian side PFC Ludogorets Razgrad at the Emirates on Wednesday. Iwobi was in action for Arsenal in their matchday 1 clash against Paris Saint-Germain. He also made an appearance against FC ... Read More
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By Sab Osuji: Nigeria Professional Football League side Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan have opened a condolence register for their late defender Izu Joseph at their Jericho Road Secretariat, Ibadan, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Joseph was reportedly shot dead on Sunday in Okaki, Ahoada in Rivers State. Similarly, the hierarchy of the club have described the shot ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Former Danish football great, Brian Laudrup, has admitted that Denmark were surprised to beat Nigeria at the France 1998 FIFA World Cup. Despite going into the second round tie against Nigeria as clear underdogs at Stade de France, Denmark triumphed 4-1 to progress into the quarter-finals where they ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Fenerbahce forward has queried referee Alper Ulusoy for not awarding him a penalty in Sunday's 1-1 draw at home to Alanyaspor in the Turkish elite division, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Emenike posted a clip of Sunday's encounter via his Knstagram page where he was pulled down in the box by his compatriot Kenneth Omeruo but Ulusoy ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Super Eagles forward, Victor Moses, has been named in UK-based spprts radio Talksport's English Premier League Team of the Weekend. Moses was outstanding for Chelsea against champions Leicester at Stamford on Saturday, capping a brilliant performance with a well taken goal. It was Moses' second league goal of the season after scoring ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Nigeria forward Gbolahan Salami was on target for KuPS in their 2-0 away win against HIFK in the Finnish top division on Monday night. Salami scored in the 15th minute to put his side 1-0 up. KuPS’ other goal was scored by Petteri Pennanen with seven minutes remaining in the game. It ... Read More
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Manchester United continued their impressive record against Liverpool in the English Premier League, holding the Reds to a 0-0 draw at Anfield on Monday. The win was United’s fourth win in their last five EPL meetings, while the draw was Liverpool’s first point earned in five games against United. Both teams started the encounter with ... Read More
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Coach of Nigeria's U-20 women's team, Falconets, Peter Dedevbo, has invited to camp two members of the Flamingoes squad that participated in the on-going FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Jordan, ahead of next month's FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Papua New Guinea. The two invited players are skipper of the Flamingoes, ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Chelsea midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah is pleased to have provided a sublime back-heel assist for Victor Moses in Saturday's 3-0 win over Leicester City at Stamford Bridge, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Goals from Diego Costa and Eden Hazard gave Antonio Conte a 2-0 lead before half time but it was Moses exchanging passes with ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: The Nigeria Football Federation have sympathized with Shooting Stars Football Club of Ibadan following the shocking death of the club's defender, Izu Joseph, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The centre-back who linked up with the Oluyole Warlords from Bayelsa United three years ago was reportedly hit by a stray bullet shot by ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Former Nigeria international, Etim Esin, has played down the chances of Super Eagles stars Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho emerging as 2016 CAF Africa Player of the Year. On Saturday, CAF released a list of 30 players for this year's award and included the three Nigerians. Among the ... Read More
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By Sab Osuji: The civic reception by Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, in honour of Nigeria champions Enugu Rangers earlier slated for Tuesday has been shifted to Friday Completesportsnigeria.com reports. However, the venue still remains Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu where injured striker Ifeanyi Egwim is being treated. Rangers spokesman Foster Chime confirmed exclusively to Completesportsnigeria.com Monday ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, has has praised his Nigeria international teammate Victor Moses following his impressive showing for Chelsea in their 3-0 win against Leicester City at the weekend, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Moses is enjoying a new lease of life at Chelsea under Antonio Conte after spending the last three seasons ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Nigeria Professional Football League club Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan have been thrown into mourning mood following the death of their defender, Izu Joseph, reports Completesportsnigeria.com Joseph, according to reports, was hit on Sunday by a stray bullet in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State where he was on holiday ... Read More
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By Kayode Ogundare: Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and the Genk midfield got praise from their manager after their 2-2 draw at Mouscron on Saturday. The visitors went behind in the second minute courtesy of Trezeguet before the visitors had time to settle into the game. Nikos Karelis pulled Genk level ... Read More
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Former Burkina Faso coach Paul Put has indicated interest in taking the vacant Algeria job and leading them to Nigeria for a key World Cup qualifier in November, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Ex-Ghana manager Miloslav Rajevac recently parted ways with the Fennecs following their 1-1 home draw with Cameroon, which left Algeria two points behind the ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Super Eagles winger, Moses Simon, was on target for Gent in their 3-0 home win against Zulte-Waregem in the Belgian top flight on Sunday. Simon scored in the 77th minute to put Gent two goals up. It was his third league goal of the season in eight appearances. Also in action for ... Read More
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