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Spain defeats Czech

Spain’s attempt to win a record third European Championship in a row began with a last-gasp victory over the Czech Republic. Gerard Pique headed in a late Andres Iniesta cross to finally break the resistance of their stubborn opponents. Alvaro …

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Sharapova handed 2-year ban for failed drugs test

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) on Wednesday said five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has been banned from tennis for two years after testing positive to a newly-banned substance.   ITF said in a statement that it had imposed a …

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Ivorian defender Bailly set to be Mourinho’s first signing

Jose Mourinho’s first signing for Manchester United looks set to be highly-rated young Ivory Coast international defender Eric Bailly and not veteran Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic according to British media reports. The 22-year-old Villarreal defender — who scored one of …

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Sunday Olise mourns Keshi

Former Super Eagles Coach,  Sunday Olise  has sent out condolences to Nigerians  over  the  sudden  death  of  Coach  Stephen  Keshi.   Sunday  Olise tweeted: “Horrible news & Sad day as Our legendary Captain & brother Stephen Keshi dies.May his blessed …

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Former Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi dies at 54

The Former Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, is dead. A tweet on the Nigeria Football Federation’s handle, @thenff, says the legend died in the early hours of Wednesday.   The former international football player and coach, lost his wife, Kate, …

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NFF factions clash at Glass House

There was drama at the headquarters of the Nigeria Football Federation on Friday when the Chris Giwa-led faction of the federation attempted to break into the premises in Abuja.   The group arrived the Glass House premises in a motorcade …

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Super Eagles Defeat Luxembourg 3-1 In Friendly

Nigeria’s Super Eagles rounded off their two-game international friendlies with a comfortable 3-1 win over the Red Lions of Luxembourg on Tuesday.   Goals from Brown Ideye, Kelechi Iheanacho and Odion Ighalo ensured Nigeria won their second straight game in …

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