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Nigeria wins Japan 5-4

Nigerian Olympic male football team, popularly called the Dream Team, on Friday, beat the Japanese U-23 side 5 goals to 4, in a pulsating encounter which held at the Manaus Stadium, in Brazil. The Coach Samson Siasia tutored boys defied …

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Heartland FC to appeal LMC sanctions

Owerri – The Heartland FC of Owerri has threatened to appeal the sanctions imposed on the club recently by the League Management Company (LMC) for fan violence. The Executive Chairman of the club, Mr Goodfaith Etuemena, told the News Agency …

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Barcelona’s Alex Song Joins Rubin Kazan On Free Transfer

Alex-Song-Barcelona-Rubin-KazanRubin Kazan have signed Barcelona midfielder, Alex Song, on a free transfer. The Cameroonian, who was expected to join the Russian side on loan, later sealed a permanent contract after terminating his deal with the Spanish side on Monday. “FC …

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Efe Ambrose An Unlucky Player – Celtic Coach

Brendan Rodgers, Celtic manager, has described Efe Ambrose as an ‘unlucky guy’ following his own goal in their 3-1 defeat to Barcelona in the International Champions Cup on Saturday. The Nigeria international turned the ball into the back of his …

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Conte Demands Aggressive Football From Players

Ahead of the new Premier league season, new Chelsea Manager, Antonio Conte has urged his players to maintain the aggression and high intensity of football shown in pre-season. This comes after a 1-0 win against Liverpool in the International Champions …

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Coaches, athletes lament Poland 2016 outing

Several coaches and athletes have lamented the country’s poor outing at the recently-concluded 2016 IAAF World Junior Athletics Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Nigeria finished the Under-20 championships, which ended on July 24, with no medal. The country won a silver …

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FIFA President, Gianni Infantino Arrives Nigeria

President of football’s world governing body, FIFA, Mr Gianni Infantino and the Secretary General, Ms Fatma Samba Samoura, have arrived in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja on a two–day working visit. The FIFA officials were received at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International …

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