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Euro 2016 Flop: I Won’t Quit – Rooney

 Wayne Rooney insists he has no plans to step away from international football and intends to remain as England’s captain for the 2018 World Cup qualification campaign. England crashed out of Euro 2016 on Monday after losing 2-1 to minnows …

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Argentina fans beg Messi

Argentines begged Lionel Messi on Monday not to abandon the national team before the 2018 World Cup after he tearfully announced his retirement in frustration at another last-gasp international defeat,AFP reports. As Chileans danced in the streets and honked their horns …

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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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