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Moses Tipped To Captain Chelsea

Daunting odds have emerged in favour of Super Eagles star, Victor Moses getting to wear the captain’s band at Chelsea of England in the coming season, as the London club’s biggest revelation of the past season is now among the longest serving players at Stamford Bridge. Though Moses may not get the official tag as The Blues’ captain for the ...

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Onazi Finally Quits Trabzonspor

Former SS Lazio of Italy star, Eddy Ogenyi Onazi has called time on his playing career with Turkish topflight side Trabzonspor owing to owed salaries. The Super Eagles player is no longer tied to the Black Sea Storm after walking away from the Medical Park Arena due to unpaid wages The 24-year-old who quit Lazio on similar ground dumped the ...

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Salami Banned For Six Matches

Finland-based striker, Fuad Gbolahan Salami has been banned for six games by the Scandinavian country’s football association’s disciplinary committee following an ugly incident in a league game against Mariehamn on June 4. Salami, who was in action for KuPS protested vehemently against a disallowed goal by the match referee, Jani Laaksonen, and was issued a straight red card in the ...

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Emenike Joins Olympiakos For €2m

Former Super Eagle striker, Emmanuel Emenike becomes the sixth Nigerian player to star for Olympiakos of Greece, after sealing a €2m move to the Greek giants from Fenerbahçe of Turkey. Emenike follows in the footsteps of Rashidi Yekini, James Obiorah, Haruna Babangida (Daddy), Michael Olaitan and Aide Brown Aide Ideye as the latest Nigerian to line out for the isde, ...

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Guardiola To Discuss Iheanacho’s Future

Manchester City of England manager, Pep Guardiola is billed to hold discussions with Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr over the future of The Citizens’ young Nigerian, Kelechi Iheanacho, who did not enjoy the best of seasons under the Spaniard in the past campaign. While speculation still rolls round Iheanacho’s prospects in the summer transfer window, with links still in ...

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Onyekuru Starts Training With Anderlecht

Fast-rising striker, Henry Onyekuru on Tuesday joined Belgian champions, RSC Anderlecht at their pre-season training camp in Saalfelden, Austria. The 20-year-old Onyekuru had earlier signed a five-year contract with Premier League club Everton, but he has been loaned out for next season to Anderlecht, who were also keen on signing him on a permanent deal. Onyekuru made the move to ...

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Rohr Visits Balogun In Germany

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr is in Germany to make a quick check recuperating Mainz 05 defender, Leon Adeyemi Balogun ahead of Nigeria’s World Cup 2018 qualifiers against Cameroon in September. A report by owngoalnigeria.com confirmed that Rohr has already met with the 29-year-old Balogun, who has been doing several individual drills with Bayern Munich and Germany World Cup ...

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Swansea Snatch Tammy Abraham

Swansea City of England have completed a season-long loan for 19-year-old Nigerian born striker Tammy Abraham, few hours after he signed a new five-year deal with parent club Chelsea. Abraham recently returned from international duty with England at the European U21 Championship and will join Swansea on their pre-season tour of America. Abraham, who signed a five-year deal with Chelsea ...

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Club Africain Coach Flaunts Tactics

Club Africain of Tunisia’s coach, Chibeb Ellili has boasted that his tactics paid off in Sunday’s CAF Confederations Cup win away to Rivers United of Port Harcourt, with a view that his decision to play three attackers made the difference against their hosts. Speaking to SportsDay in the wake of the encounter at Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt, Club Africain ...

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Victor Moses Gets Brazilian Back Up

 The focus has been entirely on transfers out for Chelsea in recent weeks, with a slew of players leaving or apparently on the verge of departing Stamford Bridge. The hand-wringing over the departure of important backups like Asmir Begovic and Nathan Ake is entirely justified, but with the deals now done, we can only look forward to see what can ...

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