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PSG Sack Laurent Blanc

French Champions Paris Saint Germain has sacked its head coach, Laurent Blanc despite his successful spell in charge of the squad. The former France coach who was appointed in June 2013 won three successive French league titles, 2 Coupe de …

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Messi quits international football after Copa America loss

Argentina’s Lionel Messi says he is retiring from international football after losing the Copa America final against Chile. “The national team is over for me. The decision is already made. That’s it,” Messi told Argentine broadcaster, TyC Sports. The 29-year-old …

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NFF Releases 35-man List For Rio Olympics

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has released a 35-man provisional list for the Rio Olympics games starting on August 5, in Brazil. Players who have had experience playing in the Nigeria senior team constitute half of those listed in Coach …

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Yobo to Play in Nigerian League

Former Nigeria captain, Joseph Yobo, has agreed to come out of retirement to feature in the concluded rounds of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) this season. The League Management Company (LMC), which oversees the running of the Nigeria top-flight, …

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NFF shopping for Eagles’ coach sponsor – Pinnick

Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick, has said the federation is shopping for a sponsor for the new Super Eagles coach that is expected to appointed soon. Salisu Yusuf is holding the Eagles coaching job in interim capacity. “We’re looking …

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Messi Matches Record As Argentina Win Copa Q’final

Lionel Messi became his country’s equal all-time leading goalscorer as Argentina romped to a 4-1 win over Venezuela in a Copa America quarter-final in Foxborough, Massachusetts on Saturday. A Messi goal in the 60th minute took his career tally for …

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Nwakali gets number 25 shirt at Arsenal

Nigeria U-20 midfielder, Kelechi Nwakali, has been handed the number 25 jersey at his new English Premier League club, Arsenal. Arsenal yielded to the player’s demand for the shirt number after agreeing a five-year deal with the club, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. …

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