By Izuchukwu Okosi: Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores has heaped plaudits on Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo whom he describes as “a wonderful man”. Ighalo scored Watford’s goals in the 2-0 win at home against Victor Moses’ West Ham United on Saturday to become the Hornets’ Premier League top scorer in history with seven goals. ... Read More
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Nigeria's U17 national team coach Emmanuel Amuneke praised his players for a great game against Brazil whom they defeated 3-0 Sunday night to reach the semi-finals of the 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup in Chile. Goals from tournament leading scorer with eight strikes, Victor Osimhen, Kingsley Michael and Udochukwu Anumudu ensured victory for Nigeria at the expense of ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Under-23 Eagles striker, Junior Ajayi, was on target for for CS Sfaxien in their 1-0 away win against 10-man EO Sidi Bouzid in the Tunisian league on Sunday. Ajayi scored in the 64th minute to seal victory for Sfaxien. Also in Tunisia, former Flying Eagles star, Bernard Bulbwa was among the ... Read More
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Former Super Eagles captain and former African Footballer of the Year Nwankwo Kanu took to Twitter to congratulate the Golden Eaglets on their quarter-final victory over Brazil at the Chile 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup. Emmanuel Amuneke's team defeated Brazil 3-0 on Sunday to reach their seventh semi-finals and Kanu, a winner of the U-17 ... Read More
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AS Monaco defender Elderson Echiejile has backed the Golden Eaglets to successfully defend their FIFA U-17 World Cup title after they hammered Brazil 3-0 in Sunday’s quarter-final clash at the Sausalito Vina Del Mar stadium. First-half goals from Victor Osimhen, Kingsley Michael and Udochukwu Anumudu sent Emmanuel Amuneke’s side to the final four to the ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: The Golden Eaglets thrashed Brazil 3-0 in the quarter-final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Sunday. The Eaglets scored three goals in the space of five minutes to edge out the South Americans and qualify for their seventh U-17 World Cup semi-final. After a frenetic start to the game, both teams ... Read More
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BY Johnny Edward: Super Eagles midfielder Obiora Nwankwo was the hero of his side when he scored the winner in Academica's 1-0 win over Moreirense in an ill-tempered Portuguese top flight game that saw eight yellow cards issued on Sunday. The goal ended a four-year goal drought for the Nigerian and it was his ... Read More
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LINE UPS: BRAZIL vs NIGERIA BRAZIL 1 JULIANO (GK) 6 ROGÉRIO 7 LEANDRO 8 ANDREY 9 L. HENRIQUE 10 EVANDER 11 LINCOLN (C) 13 DODÔ 14 E. MILITÃO 15 ZÉ MARCOS 16 GUILHERME NIGERIA 1 UDOH (GK) 2 LAZARUS 4 ENOGELA 5 ZAKARI 6 MICHAEL 7 BAMGBOYE 8 CHUKWUEZE 9 OSIMHEN 10 NWAKALI (C) 14 ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Enyimba are on course to secure a record seventh Glo Premier League following a 1-0 win against local rivals, Abia Warriors, on Sunday in Umuahia that left the Aba side’s fans dancing round the stadium. The Peoples Elephant now need three points from their remaining two games to win the title. Last ... Read More
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Croatia midfielder, Luka Ivanusec, has stated that they will be banking on their win against the Golden Eaglets to beat Mali in their quarter-final clash at the on-going FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile. Croatia defeated the Eaglets 2-1 in their last group game to qualify for the second round. And in their second round ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has exclusively told Completesportsnigeria.com that Seattle Sounders forward Obafemi Martins must earn his place in the starting line-up after his recall to the national team. The red-hot Martins who has scored 15 goals this season in the American Major League Soccer was handed a shock call-up to ... Read More
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This will be my last piece on my FIFA election odyssey, an experience so brief but yet so rich and beautiful. I deliberately choose to look on the brighter side of that adventure, the side that celebrates the “audacity of faith’, that leaves the legacy of self belief in the capacity of our youths to ... Read More
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TP Mazembe took a big step towards regaining the CAF Champions League title with a 2-1 first leg final win at USM Alger on Saturday. Rainford Kalaba opened the scoring for Mazembe but was shown a red card in first-half added time. USM Alger also had Hocine El Orfi sent off for two bookable offences ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: CAN ENYIMBA END ABIA WARRIORS JINX? Enyimba’s quest to win a record seventh Glo Premier League title will be put to the test when they confront local rivals Abia Warriors on Sunday in Umuahia. The Peoples Elephant are yet to beat Abia Warriors since their fellow Abia club made it to the ... Read More
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Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo says he is happy to score the Watford’s’s two goals against West Ham in Saturday’s Barclays Premier League game. Speaking after the game, the Super Eagles striker who has been invited by Â coach Sunday Oliseh for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Swaziland, praised West Ham for giving Watford a ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Former Nigeria international, Garba Lawal, has urged the Golden Eaglets to have the belief they can beat Brazil in their quarter-final clash at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile on Sunday. Despite winning the U-17 World Cup for a record four times, the Golden Eaglets have never met Brazil in the ... Read More
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Brazil defender, Ronaldo, will miss Sunday’s quarter-final clash against Nigeria at the U-17 World Cup due to two yellow cards. According to thenff.com, Ronaldo, was yellow carded in Brazil’s 3-1 win against Guinea in their last group game. He also got another yellow card in Brazil’s 1-0 win against New Zealand in the second round. ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Glo Premier League leaders Enyimba’s Glo Premier League title credentials will be tested when they face local rivals, Abia Warriors, in what is expected to be a tightly contested Oriental derby at the Umuahia Township Stadium on Sunday. Kadiri Ikhana’s men are yet to record a win against the Abia State capital ... Read More
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Arsenal bounced back from their Capital One Cup disappointment to beat Swansea 3-0 at the Liberty Stadium. After a poor first half, Arsenal grabbed the first goal in the 49th minute through Olivier Giroud who headed in a Mezut Ozil corner. In the 68th minute, Laurent Koscielny made it 2-0 following Lukasz Fabianki’s poor handling ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Odion Ighalo made Watford history on Saturday when he scored a brace against West Ham in a Premier League clash at Vicarage Road. With his second brace of the season, the Super Eagles striker became the highest scorer in Watfordâ€™s Premier League history with seven goals, overtaking Heidar Helguson and Hameur Bouazza, ... Read More
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