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The Nigerian Scrabble Whiz-Kid

Talk about a rare parsonage with a lovely mien, calm and calculated, infectious smile, that could get you enamoured, aristocratic aura, friendly and a perfect gentleman all rolled into one, then you would be privileged to meet MPAKABOARI MATTHEW JACK, whom is  termed the ADONIS of Nigeria Scrabble. This Rivers state born player that is resident in the Garden city …

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Man. U, Real, Bayern Consider Managerial Shakeup As Pressure Mounts

Three of the world’s biggest football clubs enter the international break in a state of uncertainty, with Real Madrid, Manchester United and Bayern all being forced to consider managerial changes just a couple of months into the new season. Jose Mourinho, United say, will remain in charge at Old Trafford though his long-term outlook remains bleak. The Old Trafford club …

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Arsenal, WorldRemit Name Hamisi Of Kenya Winner Of “Future Stars” Youth Coaching Programme

…Nigerian Coach Not Mentioned Arsenal FC (www.Arsenal.com) and its official online money transfer partner, WorldRemit (https://www.WorldRemit.com/), Tuesday announced that Hamisi Mohamed from Nairobi has won the public vote determining the winner of their Future Stars programme. No mention was made of other participants in the youth coaching corse including a Nigerian Youth coach. Competing against five other youth football coaches …

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Mission Impossible For Vettel As Hamilton Nears Fifth Title

By Abhishek Takle, Reuters Even Mission: Impossible star Tom Cruise would baulk at the task facing Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel after Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix. The German’s hopes of winning a fifth Formula One title this season moved away from slim and closer to non-existent at Suzuka. Vettel is now 67 points behind his Mercedes rival with four races — worth …

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Ballon d’Or 2018 Betting Odds: Modric Favourite Ahead Ronaldo, Mbappe

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric captained Croatia as they reached the 2018 World Cup final The 30-man shortlist for the 2018 Ballon d’Or has been unveiled, and Luka Modric, Cristiano Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappe and Harry Kane have all been nominated. Last month Modric was named the player of the year at the Fifa Best awards, breaking the ten-year stranglehold on …

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Rohr Outlines His Trainning Plans For Libya Match

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr is set to commence closed training with his squad on Thursday, as he outlines his technical plans for Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya. Rohr informed officials at Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) of his training schedule for Saturday’s first leg of a double-fixture between the Eagles and Libya. Consequently, the NFF on …

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Iheanacho In Flight Hitch, Etebo Lands Tuesday

England-based duo of Kelechi Iheanacho and Oghenekaro Etebo missed Monday arrival scheduled at the Super Eagles’ camp in Uyo, as flight issues put both their plans on hold. While Etebo had to take a late flight out after playing for Stoke City on Saturday, Iheanacho faced flight hitches, despite trying to make his trip after starring Leicester City same day. …

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Osimhen Says He’s Still Learning At Charleroi

Sporting Charleroi of Belgium attacker, Victor Osimhen has expressed delight of his sudden burst of goals scoring form, but declared that the best of him is yet to be seen, as he is still ‘under construction.’ Osimhen was on target once again this past weekend, as he keeps making the best of his summer loan arrival from VfL Wolfsburg of …

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Uzoho To Face Stiff Opposition For No.1 Spot

Elche of Spain netminder, Francis Odinaka Uzoho will not have a stroll into the exalted role of Super Eagles’ first choice shot-stopper for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya, if the words of Nigeria’s goalkeepers’ trainer, Alloy Agu are anything to go by. Heading into Saturday’s match in Uyo, Agu has promised that all shot-stoppers invited to camp …

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Omeruo Takes La Liga Debut Spirit To Eagles’ Camp

Leganes of Spain defender, Kenneth Omeruo has declared that he will storm the Super Eagles’ camp in Uyo on the strength of his debut in La Liga last weekend, as he admits it was a huge opportunity for him to show the stuff he is made of. Amidst reports that he was billed to land in  Uyo early Tuesday, after …

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