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Zidane mocks Chelsea over Hazard’s move, reveals why player joined Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane has said former Chelsea star, Eden Hazard “needed a club like Real Madrid”, to take his game to the next level. Hazard is…

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Former Super Eagles goalkeeper returns from retirement

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Greg Etafia, has returned to the pitch almost four years after announcing his retirement. The former Moroka Swallows of South Africa…

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Algeria are AFCON Champions, overcome Senegal in final

The Desert Foxes of Algeria have won the 2019 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, tournament in Egypt after beating Senegal 1-0 on Friday. It was…

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3rd place great achievement for young Eagles – Iwobi

Super Eagles’ midfielder Alex Iwobi has hailed the Super Eagles’ third-place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), saying it was a great…

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Road to AFCON 2021: Nigeria to battle Benin, Sierra Leone, Lesotho

Nigeria will battle neighbours Benin Republic, Sierra Leone and Lesotho to qualify for the 2021 Total African Cup of Nations tournament holding in Cameroon. Nigeria…

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Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi retires from international football

After leading Nigeria to third place at African Cup of Nations in Egypt, Super Eagles’ captain Mikel John Obi has announced his retirement from international…

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CAF sacks Amaju Pinnick as Vice President

Amaju Pinnick has been dismissed from his role as a vice-president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and replaced by South Africa’s Danny Jordaan….

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Ighalo on course for AFCON’s Golden Boot

Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday after he netted Nigeria’s winner to ensure…

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Nigeria vs Tunisia: Super Eagles finish in third place at AFCON 2019

Nigeria defeated Tunisia 1-0 in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations third-place playoff on Wednesday night. The Super Eagles missed the chance to play in…

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Pinnick: Gernot Rohr stays as Super Eagles Coach

The Nigeria Football Federation is not contemplating sacking Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr despite Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations disappointment in Egypt. NFF President, Amaju…

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Arsenal will soon sign very expensive players – Unai Emery

Arsenal manager, Unai Emery has said they are looking to sign “very big, very expensive players” ahead of the new season. The Gunners are yet…

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Nigeria vs Algeria: Okey Bakassi calls Daniel Akpeyi ‘tokunbo’ goalkeeper

Nigerian stand-up comedian and actor, Okey Bakassi has blamed Nigerian goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi for the defeat of Super Eagles in the 2019 AFCON Semi-Finals encounter…

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Super Eagles crash, lose 2-1 to Algeria

The Desert Warrior of Algeria have beaten the Super Eagles of Nigeria 2-1 to advance to the final of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON)…

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Fit-again Neymar returns to Paris Monday

Neymar says he has recovered “almost 100 percent” from the ankle injury that ruled him out of Brazil’s victorious Copa America campaign. The world’s most…

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hints at naming Pogba as United captain

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has hinted at the possibility of announcing the France World Cup winner Paul Pogba as Manchester United captain. Ashley Young captained Manchester…

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Elusive 24th for Serena as Halep wins Wimbledon

Romanian Simona Halep thrashed Serena Williams in the Wimbledon finals on Saturday, to win her second Grand Slam and condemn the 7th time champion to…

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Tunisia end Madagascar’s fairytale run at AFCON

Tunisia ended Madagascar’s remarkable Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) run when they beat the rank outsiders 3-0 in their quarter-final on Thursday. Interestingly, Tunisia notched…

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Nigeria vs South Africa: 5 things we learnt as Super Eagles qualify for semi-final

The Super Eagles will play in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final, after they beat South Africa 2-1 on Wednesday. Samuel Chukwueze gave the Nigerians…

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Classy Super Eagles zoom into AFCON semi-finals

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have qualified for the Semi-finals of the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt after beating the Bafana Bafana of South…

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Arsenal confirm Edu’s return

Former Arsenal midfielder Edu returned to the club on Tuesday to take up the role of technical director with the Gunners. “Edu will coordinate the…

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