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Ronaldo’s first hat-trick, Kanu’s Magic

In the summer of 1997, Italy was in the midst of ‘Ronaldomania’. The 20-year-old force of nature had just signed for Inter for a world record fee from Barcelona. Inter had exploited the breakdown in communication between Ronaldo’s agents and Barcelona to swoop in and pay his release fee of £19.5 million. The Catalans were helpless as Ronaldo swapped Camp ...

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Uche Sends Indian Dynamos Clear At The Top

Kalu Uche’s 87th minute strike helped Delhi Dynamos defeat NorthEast United FC in their ISL match on Wednesday. Though Dynamos had a major share of the possession in the first half, it was NEUFC which had a golden chance to go ahead. However, Seiminlen Doungel’s weak shot was saved by Dynamos custodian Xabier Iruetagueana. Just as the contest looked headed ...

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Fortuna Sittard Fire Sunday Oliseh

Former Super Eagles manager, Sunday Oliseh has been sacked by Dutch second division side, Fortuna Sittard over actions not related to on-field performance. Oliseh, who dumped the Super Eagles head coach position in February 2016 after falling out with several players and the Nigeria Football Federation hierarchy, has led Fortuna Sittard from the brink of relegation last season to the ...

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Conte Declares Self A Disaster In Getting Clubs To Buy Players He Want

Antonio Conte directed more thinly-veiled criticism at Chelsea’s transfer policy by claiming that he is a “disaster” at convincing the clubs he works for to buy the players he wants. Tensions between Conte and the Chelsea hierarchy have been building since last summer when the club director and dealmaker Marina Granovskaia could not find a way to prise Alex Sandro ...

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Liverpool Eyes Summer Move For Ndidi

Liverpool are keen on recruiting Leicester City’s young defensive midfielder Wilfred Ndidi in the summer according to reports. The Reds have been without a natural defensive midfielder since the departure of Lucas Leiva, as the Brazilian left for Lazio at the end of the 2016/17 season. However, according to reports from Nigerian news outlet New Telegraph, Liverpool are set to ...

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2018 FIFA World Cup: Lawal Preaches Caution

Ex international Garba Lawal has stated his worries on the Super Eagles saying beating Croatia, Iceland and Argentina at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, saying Nigeria is the weakest in the group. According to him; “I am worried that everybody is saying that Nigeria will beat Croatia, Iceland and Argentina at the World Cup just because of one ...

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Falcons Arrive Abidjan For WAFU Cup Of Nations

Nigeria’s senior women national team, the Super Falcons, have landed in the Ivorian capital, Abidjan for the 2018 WAFU Cup of Nations tournament starting on Wednesday. New Coach Thomas Dennerby was at the head of the contingent, which also had assistant coaches Wemimo Mathew and Maureen Madu, the team doctor and the physiotherapist. Assistant Coach Omobolanle Taiwo and Team Administrator ...

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Iwobi Deeply Sad Losing To Tottenham

Arsenal attacker, Alex Iwobi has admitted he felt very sorrowful and disappointed after Saturday’s loss to Tottenham Hotspur, and described the1-0 defeat at Wembley Stadium as ‘hard to take.’ Iwobi was in action for The Gunners on the afternoon in the North London derby, which is his first in the county, and the Super Eagles star was qucik to apologise ...

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Ezekiel Joins Etebo, Emenike At Las Palmas

Las Palmas have announced the signing of Imoh Ezekiel, to join two other Nigerians, midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo and striker Emmanuel Emenike at the Canary Islands-based club. The 24-year-old was a free agent before appending his signature to a seventeen-month deal that will keep him at Las Palmas until June 30, 2019. He started his career in his homeland with 36 ...

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Tyronne Ebuehi Falls Sick In Holland

ADO Den Haag defender Tyronne Ebuehi is repotedly ill and in doubt for an appearance away to FC Groningen on Sunday. The 22-year-old went the distance as ADO Den Haag claimed a 1-0 win over Vitesse in the league on Thursday evening, only for him failing to show up for training on Friday and his availability for the match at ...

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