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Oliseh’S Allegations Of Illegal Dealings Denied By Sittard

Fortuna Sittard of Holland have refuted allegations of illegal dealings levelled against them by their estranged manager, Sunday Ogorchukwu Oliseh, following their decision to render him ‘non-active’ on Wednesday. The former Super Eagles gaffer quickly took to social media to throw the point of accusations back at Sittard, but the Dutch lower division side on Thursday denied that Oliseh was ...

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Croatia’s Coach Fears Injuries Before Playing Eagles

Croatia’s national team coach, Zlatko Dalic has expressed another area of worry heading into his team’s World Cup opening group match against Nigeria, as he says having his players healthy and free of injuries is top of his mind. Dalic hinted that he would not be able to rest ahead of the June 16 match against Nigeria’s Super Eagles in ...

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Biglia Says Argentina Must Not Wear Out Messi

AC Milan midfielder, Lucas Biglia has hinted that his country, Argentina, will need a new hero to make things happen against Nigeria at the World Cup, as he is of a view that La Albiceleste have depended too much on Barcelona icon, Lionel Messi. Although he admits the influence Messi has on the Argentine national team, and knows how much ...

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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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