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Arsene Wenger calls the G.O (General Overseer aka awon daddy wa)

Wenger: Hello good morning, this is Arsene... G.O: Bonjour La professeur. Comment ça va? Wenger: Merci, je suis très bien. G.O: Ok let's switch back to what i hear. How can you help me? Wenger: I require a trophy cabinet...

Passion and genetics fuelling a Nigerian surge in U.S. sports

These are the stories that I live for because they show that we are not all Evans the kidnapper or drug dealers. Yes, Nigerians excel at things too and this should be noted. Wizkid...
Larry Ekundayo vs Gary Corcoran

The wait it over! Undefeated Nigerian boxer Larry Ekundayo vs Gary Corcoran

Larry 'the natural' Ekundayo will FINALLY have his chance to show the world what we have all known all along. That he is the most profoundly talented pound for pound welterweight in the UK. When: Saturday, 8th...
england under 20 win

England U-20 football team with 4 Nigerian-born starters win FIFA World cup

Dominic Solanke was poised to win the tournament’s golden ball, and while he did win it but with one goal short off the golden boot, a first-half strike from Dominic Calvert-Lewin has proved to be enough...
nadal wins french open

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...
chieck tiote dead

Cheick Tiote dies after collapsing during training in China – he was aged 30

  His super last-minute equalizer in that epic battle against Arsenal will remain a timeless highlight for every football lover around the world. He was a warrior of a midfielder! Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote has...

Arsenal gun Chelsea down to win 13th FA Cup trophy & they deserved it!

Arsenal have won the FA Cup for a record 13th time thanks to a thrilling 2-1 victory over Premier League champions Chelsea at Wembley Stadium, and Chelsea boss, Antonio Conte, admits that his side...
Nigerians watching Premier League football

From London to Lagos, Exploring the Premier League’s African Appeal

It is 8 a.m, and we are sitting in the crush of traffic headed for Victoria Island. The radio blares: "It's Monday, and it's a huuuuuuuge week in the EPL." The journey had begun at...
John Terry Champion

Chelsea 4 Watford 3: Terry on target as champions march on

John Terry was on target in one of his last games for Chelsea as they recorded an entertaining 4-3 win over Watford thanks to a late winner from Cesc Fabregas. The experienced defender was handed...

Chelsea win Premier League title for a record 5th time!

Chelsea have won the 2016-17 Premier League title courtesy of a hard-fought 1-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns this evening. Monday night's win over Middlesbrough left Antonio Conte's side just one win...

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