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Jorginho, Kovacic better than two Chelsea stars – Darren Bent

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Former Tottenham Hotspur star, Darren Bent has suggested that Manchester City’s Mateo Kovacic and Arsenal’s Jorginho are better than Chelsea duo Moises Caicedo and Enzo Fernandez. Bent said this while reflecting on Chelsea’s recent Carabao…

Ugbade lauds NPFL youth league initiative

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Former Golden Eaglets captain, Nduka Ugbade has praised the Nigeria Premier Football League for the introduction of the youth league. Ugbade said the competition is ideal for developing talents in the country. The U-17 tactician further…

Serie A: Agent Damiani lauds ‘intelligent player’ Akinsanmiro after Inter debut

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Agent Oscar Damiani has labelled Ebenezer Akinsanmiro “an intelligent young man” following his maiden Serie A appearance for Inter Milan. Akinsanmiro took to the field for the first time in a league game for Inter Milan against Leece last…

EPL: Man Utd have already taken decision on Ten Hag – Gary Neville

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Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville has said the club has already made a decision on manager Erik ten Hag’s future. Last weekend, the Red Devils’ four-match winning streak in the Premier League ended with a 2-1 home defeat to…

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NLC protest: Protesters storm National Assembly [PHOTOS]

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Protesters led by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, have stormed the National Assembly Complex in Abuja to protest economic hardship and the rising cost of living. The protesters held different placards lamenting the economic situation in…

Transfer: ‘I only see offers online’ – Nwabali

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Super Eagles goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali has revealed he is yet to receive an offer from any club amid reports linking him with a move away from Chippa United. Nwabali impressed for Nigeria at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, conceding only…

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Paris 2024 Olympic: Waldrum makes two demands from Super Falcons

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Super Falcons coach, Randy Waldrum has urged his team to be efficient and clinical around the opponents’ vital area and convert their chances into goals following their 2024 Olympic qualifier third round second leg 1-0 win over Cameroon on…

NPFL postpones Rivers United vs Niger Tonardoes matchday 22 tie

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The Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) have postponed the matchday 22 fixture involving Rivers United and Niger Tornadoes, DAILY POST reports. The encounter was initially scheduled to take place on Wednesday 28th March, 2024, at the…

CAF Confederation Cup: Rivers United must qualify for knockout round – Ogenyi

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Rivers United coach, Evans Ogenyi says it is important for the team to earn a place in the next round of the CAF Confederation Cup. The Pride of Rivers recorded a 3-2 win against Academica Petroleos de Lobito in Angola on Sunday. Ogenyi…

AFCON: Troost-Ekong to miss rest of season

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Super Eagles captain, William Troost-Ekong, is set to miss the rest of this season, Soccernet reports. The 30-year-old was part of the Nigerian team that lost 2-1 to Ivory Coast in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. However, it has now…

EPL: Rio Ferdinand gives condition for Ten Hag to avoid Man Utd sack

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Former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand, has warned manager, Erik ten Hag that the club’s new minority owner, Sir Jim Ratcliffe, would sack him if the team fails to secure a top-four finish this term. In Ten Hag’s second season at…

2024 Olympic Qualifier: Super Falcons stars celebrate win over Cameroon

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Super Falcons duo, Chiamaka Nnadozie and Deborah Abiodun have celebrated the team’s win against the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon. Tenerife of Spain forward, Esther Okoronkwo scored the decisive goal on 14 minutes to seal a hard-earned…

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EPL: Going to be a long day – Rio Ferdinand predicts Man City vs Man Utd clash

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Former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand, has admitted it is “going to be a long day” when the team play Manchester City in the Premier League this weekend. The Red Devils go to The Etihad on the back of a 2-1 home defeat to Fulham…

EPL: They’re almost unstoppable – Guardiola wary of two teams in title race

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Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has said Liverpool and Arsenal are “almost unstoppable” amid a tight Premier League title race. Jurgen Klopp’s men are currently top of the table with 60 points. City are in second place with 59,…

EPL: Why Fulham defeated Manchester United at Old Trafford — Bassey

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Calvin Bassey insists Fulham showed more character in their impressive away win against Manchester United at the Old Trafford on Saturday. The Whites claimed a historic 2-1 victory against Erik ten Hag’s side. It was Fulham’s first win at…

Paris 2024 Olympics: Nigeria’s Super Falcons one step away to secure Africa’s ticket

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Nigeria’s Super Falcons on Monday evening secured their place in the final round of the 2024 Summer Paris Olympics Qualifiers with a hard-fought 1-0 win over the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon in their second leg match at the Moshood…

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Wikki Tourists sign four new players ahead NNL second stanza

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The Nigeria National League side,Wikki Tourists, have signed three players ahead of the second round of the 2023-24 season. The new players are, Sunday Joseph, Salisu Abdullahi and Ibrahim Abdullahi. Joseph and Abdullahi joined the Bauchi…

EPL: Arteta could leave Arsenal for Man Utd – Rio Ferdinand

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Former England defender, Rio Ferdinand, has claimed Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta could join Manchester United. Ferdinand stated this while speaking on his Vibe with FIVE podcast on Monday. According to the former United player, if the club…

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Troost-Ekong to undergo minor surgery

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Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong will undergo minor surgery in Finland this week for an injury he picked up at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. Troost-Ekong sustained the injury during Nigeria’s second group game against hosts…

Messi, Haaland, Bellingham nominated for Laureus World Sports Awards

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Lionel Messi, Jude Bellingham, and Erling Haaland have all been nominated ahead of the 25th Laureus World Sports Awards on April 22. The nominations were unveiled on Monday in Madrid, Spain. Messi, who won the Laureus World Sportsman of…

Plateau United boss Mangut ready to move on after Shooting Stars draw

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Plateau United technical adviser Mbwas Mangut said the team will take the lessons from their goalless draw against Shooting Stars. Mangut said that the team will make up for the point loss in subsequent games. He assured that with…

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LaLiga: ‘The world think his career has ended’ – Ancelotti on Real Madrid star

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Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has told veteran midfielder Luka Modric that his career is not over yet. Modric secured all three points for Real Madrid on Sunday with a 81st minute strike in a hard-fought battle with Sevilla at the…

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2024 Olympic qualifier: Super Falcons pip Cameroon 1-0, book final round ticket

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Nigeria’s Super Falcons sealed a place in the final qualifying round of the 2024 Olympic Games following a hard-fought 1-0 victory against the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja on Monday. Randy…

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Waldrum makes two changes for Super Eagles vs Indomitable Lionesses

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Super Falcons head coach, Randy Waldrum has made two changes for the side’s 2024 Olympic Games qualifier against the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon. Oshoala, the reigning African women’s Player of the Year started the first leg in…

Nigeria vs Cameroon: Super Falcons’ starting XI for Paris Olympic qualifier out

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Super Falcons head coach, Randy Waldrum has released the starting 11 to face Cameroon in the third round second leg 2024 Olympic Games qualifying fixture. Waldrum released the list in a post via the Super Falcons’ official X account. The…

EPL: Arteta receives double injury boost ahead of Sheffield Utd vs Arsenal clash

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Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, is likely to have both Oleksandr Zinchenko and Thomas Partey available when they travel to Sheffield United in the Premier League next Monday. Zinchenko and Partey have returned to training following injury…

EPL: ‘He’s sounding delusional’ – Agbonlahor tells Man Utd to sack Ten Hag

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Former Aston Villa forward, Gabriel Agbonlahor has urged Manchester United to sack their manager Erik ten Hag. Agbonlahor said this while reacting to Ten Hag’s post-match presser following Man United’s Premier League 2-1 defeat to Fulham…

We have to learn to live without Mbappé – PSG manager, Enrique

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Paris Saint-Germain manager, Luis Enrique, has said the team needs to prepare for Kylian Mbappé’s expected departure this summer. Enrique took off Mbappe in the 65th minute of their 1-1 draw with Rennes on Sunday. At the time of his…

Transfer: Chelsea, Arsenal still in race to sign Osimhen – Jacobs

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Premier League giants, Chelsea and Arsenal are still in the race to sign Victor Osimhen, according to transfer expert, Ben Jacobs. Osimhen is expected to leave Serie A champions this summer despite signing a contract extension last…

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BREAKING: EPL: Everton’s 10-point deduction reduced to six

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Following an appeal, Everton’s 10-point deduction for breaching the Premier League’s Profitability and Sustainability Rules, PSR, has been reduced to six. On November 17, the Toffees were sanctioned by an independent commission, after…