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Etebo, Iwobi, Iheanacho, Oshoala Nominated for 2016 Glo-Caf Awards

Nigeria and Arsenal attackers, Alex Iwobi, Asisat Oshoala, Kelechi Iheanacho, Oghenekaro Etebo and Super Falcons coach Florence Omagbemi have been listed by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for the 2016 Glo-CAF Awards. Nigeria alone...
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POCKET IT – NFF Apologises to Nigerians Over Super Eagles’ CHAN 2016 Ouster

Abeg pocket it jor.....ordinary Guinea you cannot beat....odikwa serious oh....well, it's football sha... The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has apologised to the Federal Government and Nigerians for the Super Eagles's failure at the 4th African...
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Arsenal vs Chelsea! Arsenal beat Chelsea 3-0 as Sanchez, Walcott and Ozil pile on...

Arsenal cruised to a comprehensive 3-0 win over Chelsea to hand Antonio Conte’s side back-to-back Premier League defeats in the London derby at Emirates Stadium. A match expected to be a closely contested affair was...
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King of CLAY goes historic! – Rafael Nadal wins 10th French Open title

Rafael Nadal has defeated Stanislas Wawrinka in straight sets at Roland Garros to win a record 10th French Open title. The Spaniard, now a 15 time Grand Slam winner, eased to victory in the French...

SHARADOPER?? – Maria Sharapova admits doping fault, says “sorry” to her fans

I'm sure Justin Bieber's SORRY melody must be Maria Sharapova's bestie right now..??.Is it too late now to say sorry...??...kai ! Painful something. ..well, after reading through the statements and claims, I kinda feel...
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Wenger Rules Out Signing Cazorla Replacement

Arsene Wenger has voiced his frustration at the ongoing injury problems faced by Santi Cazorla, but says Arsenal have no intention of bringing in a January replacement. The Spain international faces another two to three months on the...
Chelsea's Nigerian midfielder John Obi Mikel controls the ball during the Champions League round of 16 first leg football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Chelsea FC on February 16, 2016, at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. PSG won 2-1. / AFP / FRANCK FIFE (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

‘He said he’d think about it’ – Valencia chief, Garcia Pitarch confirms talks with...

Valencia have held talks with Chelsea’s John Obi Mikel over a potential move. Their sporting director Jesus Garcia Pitarch has opened up on conversations between the club and the player around Christmas time. Mikel has been...
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Golden Eaglets soar into World Cup final [VIDEO highlights]

Really, I just can't wait to have us replicate our perrennial success at age-grade competitions in the senior national team. Why we haven't done so since 1985, when the Nduka Ugbade-captained Eaglets first won...

Tyson Fury defeats Wladimir Klitschko to become World Champion

Beat Klitschko, thanked his Jesus, sang Aerosmith, ladies and gentlemen, Tyson Fury...the Gypsy Giant dethrones the King from Kiev Tyson Fury has stunned the boxing world by beating Wladimir Klitschko to become the new Heavyweight Champion...

The Return of the King! Larry ‘The Natural’ Ekundayo is Fighting Fit and Back...

THE RETURN OF THE KING! Undefeated African Boxing Union Champion International Masters welterweight title holder 2012 Prizefighter Champion   The Pride of Nigeria!   Larry 'The Natural' Ekundayo Will be back in action Friday 9th December 2016 in a ‘Christmas Cracker’ Sporting event that will...