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Arsenal Revival Gathers Pace As Aubameyang Downs Everton

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang boosted Arsenal’s hopes of gate-crashing the race to reach the Champions League as his double clinched a 3-2 win against Everton on Sunday. For much of a troubled season, Arsenal has been written off as also-rans in the battle to qualify for Europe’s elite club competition. But, recovering from the wreckage of the... Continue Reading →

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2021 AFCON qualifiers: Eagles, Leone Stars clash in Asaba

The 15,400-capacity Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba will host next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone, the Nigeria Football Federation has announced. “We have finally settled for the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba for the qualifying match against Sierra Leone. The match will be... Continue Reading →

Manchester City Could Be Stripped Of 2017-2018 EPL Title – Mourinho Reacts To City UEFA Ban

Tottenham boss, Jose Mourinho, has reacted to the UEFA ban on Manchester City. The Portuguese raised the possibility of Man City being stripped the 2017-2018 Premier League title and awarded to Manchester United. Mourinho was the manager at United in 2017-2018 season when City won the title. UEFA on Friday banned Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City... Continue Reading →

Kudos! Super Eagles Move Up Four Places In February FIFA Rankings

Nigeria has moved up four places in the February FIFA rankings released on Wednesday. The Super Eagles now occupy the 31st position in the world and are third in Africa. Senegal remains the best on the continent and 20th in the world, while Tunisia moved up to 27th position Daily Post reports. Algeria (35th) and... Continue Reading →

Ighalo To Earn N1.4bn In Six Months At Old Trafford

Odion Ighalo will reportedly earn the sum of N1.4bn (£2.98m) during his six months loan spell at Manchester United, Sports Extra can reveal. As of Thursday, the exchange rate from naira to a British pound sterling was put at N469.41. Ighalo joined United on loan until the end of the season in a surprise move as a cover... Continue Reading →

Racism: Mikel In Tears After Family Abuse

Trabzonspor midfielder, Mikel Obi, was forced to hold back the tears while speaking about the racial abuse he and his family suffered on social media after his team’s 2-1 win against Fenerbahce on Saturday in the Turkish Super Lig. In an emotional interview after the team’s 5-0 thrashing of Erzurumspor in the Turkish Cup quarter-final first-leg... Continue Reading →

Buhari Appoints Daniel Amokachi As Nigeria’s Football Ambassador

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Super Eagles player and Assistant Coach, Daniel Amokachi, as Nigeria’s Football Ambassador. Amokachi will assist the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to scout for talents as the nation’s Football Ambassador. This was disclosed in a statement signed on Tuesday by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to... Continue Reading →

Rio: Iheanacho Best Nigerian In EPL

Kelechi Iheanacho is the best Nigerian player in the English Premier League this season, according to Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinard. The Nigeria international has been prolific this season despite enduring a difficult start to the Premier League season. Ferdinard sees the Leicester City forward as a typical goal poacher on the pitch having thrived as... Continue Reading →

Barcelona Thrash Leganes After Valencia Loss

Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona hammered Leganes 5-0 on Thursday to advance to the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey and deliver a much-needed boost for new coach Quique Setien.  Messi’s double, as well as goals from Antoine Griezmann, Clement Lenglet and Arthur Melo rounded off an emphatic win at Camp Nou, where Barca... Continue Reading →

Coronavirus: China Postpones 2020 Football Season

China announced on Thursday the suspension of all domestic football and postponed indefinitely the top-flight Chinese Super League (CSL) season in response to the deadly viral outbreak sweeping the country. The CSL 2020 campaign had been due to kick off on February 22, but was shelved along with "all types of football matches" in order... Continue Reading →

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