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5 Time Ballon D ’ or winner , Lionel Messi , has heaped praise on his rival , four time Ballon D ’ or Winner and one time FIFA ‘ Best ’ winner , Cristiano Ronaldo, saying Ronaldo ...
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33-year-old Manchester City midfielder, Yaya Toure has turned down a massive £430,000-a-week offer from a Chinese Super League club. The Ivorian is the latest in the string of players who Chinese Super league clubs are targeting after a ...
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Gabon’s forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group A football match between Gabon and Guinea-Bissau at the Stade de l’Amitie Sino-Gabonaise in Libreville. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and hosts Gabon vowed ...
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​Egyptian football star placed on ‘terror’ list Egypt’s Mohamed Aboutrika [in red jersey], one of the most successful African footballers of his generation, had publicly endorsed the presidential bid of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsi in 2012 An ...
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Andre Ayew converted a first-half penalty as Ghana started their latest bid to reclaim the Africa Cup of Nations title with a hard-earned 1-0 victory against Uganda on Tuesday. The West Ham United star’s 32nd-minute spot-kick was all ...
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Real Madrid hammered Granada 5-0 on Saturday, to extend their lead at the top of La Liga, while also equalling Barcelona’s record for Spanish clubs going unbeaten in all competitions. Zinedine Zidane’s men had broken their own club ...
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Super Eagles team captain and Chelsea midfielder, John Mikel Obi, was expected to undergo a medical yesterday as he nears a move to Chinese Super League side, Tianjin TEDA. Mikel, 29, has been offered a package worth around ...
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Real Madrid’s Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez (C) is congratulated by his teammates after scoring on a penalty kick during the Spanish Copa del Rey (King’s Cup) round of 16 first leg football match Real Madrid CF vs Sevilla ...
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The couple ‘have been together’ since about 19 years ago and despite some on and off moments, and allegations of Carlitos cheating on Vanessa, they have now finally walked each other down the aisle. The extravagant ceremony saw ...
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Jose Mourinho is facing only the latest in a series of touchline bans after being charged with misconduct for the second time in less than a week by the English Football Association on Tuesday. Here, AFP looks at ...
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Super Eagles’ rise on the FIFA Ranking continues as they moved up four places to 60 in the ranking released on Thursday, October 20. In October ranking, the Super Eagles move from 64th to 60th country in world ...
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Timeline of the most notable and notorious moments in the controversial career of Tyson Fury, who announced late Wednesday he is relinquishing his world heavyweight titles: November 28, 2015 — Becomes the world heavyweight champion inflicting first defeat ...
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Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel has stated that Chelsea players are physically fitter under new coach Antonio Conte than they were during the reign of Jose Mourinho. The Olympic bronze medalist stressed that one of the reasons ...
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The Manchester derby has been won and lost with the blue half of the city claiming the bragging rights over their less noisy neighbours. 1. A game of thrones The match was definitely a contest of who rules ...
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After a silver-winning feat by Nigeria’s Latifat Tijani in the women’s power lifting event, another Nigerian has shattered the Paralympics record and has won gold for Nigeria. Reports say Roland Ezuruike won the men’s 54kg event with a ...
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The Manchester City attacker was the talking point in Super Eagles 1-0 win over Tanzania in their last group AFCON qualifying game played at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo. It was recently revealed that the 19-year-old’s £85,000 ...
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Jose Mourinho has named Bastian Schweinsteiger in his 25-man squad for the execution of the 2016/17 Premier League season. The 32-year-old who was told he could leave the club by the Portuguese manager and was forced to train ...
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Arsenal have officially announced the arrival of Spanish forward Lucas Perez from Spanish La Liga side Deportivo La Coruna. The 27-year-old scored 19 goals in all competitions, including 17 in the league during the 2015/2016 season with the ...
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Siasia Pius Ayinor,  Rio de Janeiro National Under-23 team  coach Samson Siasia and his captain Mikel Obi have admitted that  Germany  were  the better  side in their Rio 2016 Olympics men’s football  semifinal match in Sao Paulo on ...
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Usain Bolt won a third successive Olympic 200m gold on Thursday to keep his hopes of an unprecendented “triple triple” alive and deliver a perfect tonic to the doping-tainted world of track and field. The victory in his ...
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Chelsea 2 – 1 West Ham – Antonio Conte had Diego Costa to thank for his first EPL win as Chelsea beat West Ham by 2 goals to 1 at the Stamford Bridge. Eden Hazard gave Chelsea the ...
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A plastic surgeon named Katsuya Takasu has promised each member of the Dream Team VI squad $30,000 should they win gold in football at the Rio Olympics. Takasu also pledged $20,000 for silver and $10,000 for bronze after ...
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A plastic surgeon named Katsuya Takasu has promised each member of the Dream Team VI squad $30,000 should they win gold in football at the Rio Olympics. Takasu also pledged $20,000 for silver and $10,000 for bronze after ...
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What a man! Truly uncomparable to his peers as he shows the world that hard work really pays. There was no stopping the peerless Usain Bolt as he became the first man to claim three Olympic gold medals ...
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Nigerian Queen Of The Tracks, Blessing Okagbare, on Monday qualified for the 200 metres semi-final after clocking 22.71 secs. Okagbare won heat 5 in the 200m 1st round to qualify alongside Cote d’Ivoire duo Marie-Josee Ta Lou and ...
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Everton have announced the signing of Yannick Bolasie from Crystal Palace on a five-year deal. The Goodison Park club confirmed the deal on Monday, taking the 27-year-old to Merseyside until 2021. Speaking to the club’s official website, Bolasie ...
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Father of former Super Eagles’ player and coach, Daniel ‘D’Bull’ Owefin Amokachi is dead. A native of Otukpa, Ogbadibo LGA of Benue State, Pa. Ameh Okachi passed on Sunday night in Kaduna State after a brief illness. He ...
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Dream Team VI captain, John Mikel Obi has received the sum of N1.8m ($4,600) from the Sports Ministry as refund after paying for an outstanding hotel bill in Sao Paulo. The Dream Team VI players and officials were ...
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