By James Agberebi: Former Super Eagles coach Adegboye Onigbinde has said that the Nigeria Football Federation should be blamed for Sunday Oliseh's recent video outburst. On Sunday, in a YouTube video, Oliseh blasted those behind the recent criticism he has received after the home-based Eagles crashed out of the group stage of the just concluded Africa ... Read More
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The Nigeria Football Federation will this week inspect facilities and equipment at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna for next month’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Egypt, the governing body announced on Monday. NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, told thenff.com on Monday that the inspection visit will take place on Thursday, and that facilities to be ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Werder Bremen forward Anthony Ujah is a major doubt for Tuesday’s DFB Cup tie against Bayer Leverkusen despite taking part in a an individual running session on Sunday, Completesportsnigeria.com can report. Ujah was taken off in the 57th minute in Bremen’s 5-1 shock loss to Borussia Monchengladbach last Friday after taking a heavy knock on his ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Olympiacos forward Brown Ideye is delighted his side extended their unbeaten run in the Greek league to 21 matches with a 1-0 derby win over PAOK Thessaloniki FC on Sunday. A brilliant strike from Norwegian midfielder Omar Elabdellaoui after eight minutes was enough to earn Marco Silva's side their 20th league win of ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has dared the Nigeria Football Federation to sack him if they are not happy with his performance, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Oliseh has been under fire from his employers since the home-based Eagles were eliminated early from the 2016 African Nations Championship. But the coach, who claimed that his ... Read More
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Joel Obi made a return For Torino in the Italian Serie A on Sunday after a long spell with injury. Obi featured for Torino in their 2-1 home defeat to Chievo Verona. He was replaced in the 57 minutes for Alexander Famerud.
Still in Italy, Nigerian youngster Umar Sadiq, was left on the bench for 90 minutes in Roma's 2-1 win against Sampdoria.
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Louis Van Gaal has expressed his frustration after Manchester United conceded a late Diego Costa goal to draw 1-1 with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
The draw places United in the fifth position in the league table on 41 points.
In his post-match comments, Van Gaal lamented his side's habit of conceding late goals.
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Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink has praised his players for salvaging a point against Manchester United in their Sunday's 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge.
Jesse Lingard seemed to have secured the three points for United after scoring in the 61st minute. But Diego Costa equalized in the 91st minute to earn The Blues a share of the points.
In his post-match reaction, Hiddink posited that Chelsea didn't deserve to lose.
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Democratic Republic emerged champions of the African Nations Championship after thrashing Mali 3-0 in Sunday's final.
The game which was played inside the Amahoro stadium, saw DRC take the lead in the 29th minute through Elia Meschak.
In the 62nd minute, Meschak grabbed his second goal to make it 2-0 for DRC.
And in the 73rd minute, Jonathan Bolingi secured the win for DRC when he netted the third goal.
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By Johnny Edward: Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh has blamed his â€˜insane criticsâ€™ for the recent criticism he has received after his teamâ€™s disappointing showing at the 2016 African Nations Championship in Rwanda. Oliseh in a YouTube video said he was sad and angry at the development which he sees as a distraction for his technical ... Read More
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Chelsea and Manchester United played out a 1-1 draw at stamford Bridge.
The game saw United dominate in most part of the game in the early part but couldn't convert some of the few chances that came their way.
United's pressure finally paid off when Jesse Lingard scored in the 61 minute.
But in the 91st minute, Diego Costa levelled the game after rounding David De Gea before slotting into an empty net.
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Arsene Wenger has stated that Arsenal are still in the title race after they beat Bournemouth 2-0 at Dean Court on Sunday.
Goals from Mezut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, sealed the win for Arsenal, who had gone four games without a win.
Speaking in his post-match, Wenger described the win as a very important one for The Gunners.
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By James Agberebi: Arsenal bounced back from their four-match winless streak in the English Premier League with a 2-0 win against Bournemouth on Sunday. Nigerian youngster Alex Iwobi was an unused substitute. Mezut Ozil opened the scoring for Arsenal in the 23rd minute off an Olivier Giroud assist. One minute later, Arsenal made it 2-0 ... Read More
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Cote d’Ivoire defeated Guinea 2-1 on Sunday to claim third spot in the African Nations Championship in Rwanda. Guinea had the chance to take the lead from the penalty spot in the early part of the game, after Abdul Cisse in goal for Cote d’Ivoire brought down a Guinea attacker in the 18-yard box. Cisse ... Read More
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Shakhtar Donetsk have confirmed that Alex Teixeira has joined Chinese side Jiangsu Suning, the same club that recently bought Ramires from Chelsea, for â‚¬50m. The Ukrainian club confirmed the move on Friday morning, hours after coach Mirca Lucescu hinted that the Brazilian forward was heading to China. Texeira was heavily linked with Liverpool in January ... Read More
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Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has been named Barclays Premier League Player of the Month for January. The Argentina star scored five times during the month to help keep his side in Premier League title contention with wins over Watford and Crystal Palace. He beat competition from Jermain Defoe, Roberto Firmino, Dele Alli, Kasper Schmeichel ... Read More
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Manchester City teen sensation Kelechi Iheanacho will battle Sergio Aguero and Bacary Sagna for the Manchester City PlayerÂ of the Month for January, Completesportsnigeria.com can report. It is the first nomination for the award for the Nigerian international who has also been included in Manchester City’s squadÂ for the Champions League knockout rounds. Iheanacho who bagged four ... Read More
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By Dare Esan: Reigning Nigeria high jump queen, Doreen Amata, on Thursday at theÂ Banskobystricka High Jump Meeting in Slovakia improved her eight-year-old Nigeria indoor record by four centimetres to 1.93m and moved within four centimetres of making the 1.97m entry standard for next month’s IAAF World Indoor Championships in Portland, USA. Amata, twice finalist at ... Read More
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By Richard Jideaka, Abuja: Nigeria Football Federation have assured that there will be no players’ boycott and insisted that the Super Eagles will not allow the African Nations Championship setback to affect their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Egypt on March 16. On the report that some of the players have threatened not to ... Read More
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Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce is confident that his team will pick up points against Liverpool on Saturday if they can repeat their performance against Manchester City in midweek. The Black Cats remained in the relegation zone after losing 1-0 to Man City on Tuesday, but Allardyce was encouraged by his team’s display at the Stadium ... Read More
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