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Cameroon footballer dies during game

Cameroonian Albert Ebosse has died after being hit by an object thrown by spectators following a game in Algeria.   Ebosse, who was 24, was declared dead after being taken to hospital in Tizi Ouzou, east of the capital Algiers. …

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FIFA okays NFF August 26 assembly

The world football governing body, FIFA, has approved the plan by the Nigeria Football Federation to reschedule the August 26 elections. The NFF Executive Committee on Tuesday agreed to hold a General Assembly on August 26 to consider and approve …

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JONATHAN ASSURES FALCONETS OF `HEROINES’ WELCOME’

President Goodluck Jonathan has assured the Falconets of  “a  heroines’ welcome’’ should they triumph over Germany in Sunday’s final of the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada. A statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr …

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Costa scores again for Chelsea

Chelsea’s new striker Diego Costa scored again as the Blues maintained their 100 per cent start to the Premier League season with a 2-0 win over Leicester. Costa, who had opened his account in the 3-1 victory at Burnley on …

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Balotelli is worth the risk -Rodgers

The 24-year-old is set to undergo a medical ahead of his €20m move from AC Milan on Friday and the Reds boss insists he has no apprehensions over the striker’s behaviour Brendan Rodgers believes Liverpool are prepared to take “a …

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President Jonathan Hails Falconets’ World Cup Performance

The Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has congratulated Nigeria’s Under-20 female football team, the Falconets, on their qualification for the final match of the ongoing FIFA Tournament in Canada. The President applauded the Falconets’ brilliant display which earned them a 6-2 …

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