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Kante, Victor Moses Keep Chelsea’s UCL Hopes Alive

Chelsea’s Champions League qualification hopes remain alive following a 1-0 win over Liverpool at sun-drenched Stamford Bridge. Olivier Giroud scored the only goal of the game, sweetly heading home a fine cross from Victor Moses. The Blues weathered an early Reds storm and had goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois to thank for remaining in the contest before Giroud beat Loris Karius shortly ...

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Yobo Boasts: Eagles Will Shine In Russia

Joseph Yobo has urged Nigeria to focus on their first game rather than dream of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Final, and backed them to hold their own against Argentina. The Super Eagles begin their Group D campaign against Croatia in Kaliningrad, before taking on Iceland and then Lionel Messi and Co. “It should be one game at a ...

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Efe Ambrose Says Hibs Success A ‘ Collective Effort’

Hibs’ defender Efe Ambrose believes that the club’s success this season is down to the collective effort of the players, management, staff and fans. With two games remaining Hibs hopes of their first second place finish in over 40 years are still alive after yesterday’s 0-0 draw with Aberdeen. Hibs now travel to Tynecastle on Wednesday before facing Rangers on ...

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World Cup: I Can Play Defensive, Attacking Midfield–Ogu

Hapoel Beer-Sheva midfielder John Ogu has declared that he is ready to excel in any role given to him by Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr as Nigeria at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup. Ogu is looking to get a spot in the Super Eagles squad to the World Cup in June and the midfield is the most competitive part ...

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FIFA 2018 World Cup: Amuneke Named In Technical Study Group

FIFA have named former international Emmanuel Amuneke as a member of their technical study group for the Russia 2018 World Cup. The former FC Barcelona winger and AFCON winner with Super Eagles in 1994 confirmed this to Scorenigeria.com.ng Thursday. “I’ve been notified. We’re filing the papers and I must commend FIFA for recognizing me with such responsibility”, Amuneke said. The ...

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Balogun Back In Training

Super Eagles and Mainz 05 defender, Leon Balogun has announced his return to training after a two-week absence due to injury. Balogun who suffered a Rib Bruise in April missed two league games for his side in the process. On Thursday night, the 29-year-old tweeted a photo of himself in training. However, the center back will not feature for his ...

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Hull City Confirms Ola Aina Will Return To Chelsea

Championship side, Hull City Tigers FC has confirmed that Super Eagles Defender, Olaoluwa Aina will return to parent club, Chelsea at the end of the season. Aina’s season-long loan from Chelsea will come to an end after Sunday’s away game against Brentford and he’s given an insight into how the last few months have changed him on and off the ...

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Beware Of Iceland, Yobo Warns Eagles

Former Super Eagles Captain, Joseph Yobo, has cautioned the senior national team to beware of Iceland ahead of their World Cup Group D battles in Russia. The former Everton central defender who was capped 101 times representing the three-time African champions said yesterday in Lagos that instead of Eagles thinking of what to make of Argentina and their talismanic Lionel ...

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World Cup Will Help Russia’s Racism Problem- Idowu

Nigeria international Bryan Idowu has opened up about his experiences of racism in Russia. Idowu, whose Nigerian father came to Russia as a student, made his international debut at left back in November and scored against Argentina. If chosen for Nigeria’s World Cup team, he could end up playing Argentina again, and in his hometown. As a young player for ...

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Ndidi Thanks Leicester Fans For Support

Wilfred Ndidi has thanked the Blue Army for sticking by their team through a season of ups and downs. The Super Eagles midfielder, who was named young player of the year at the club’s awards night on Tuesday, says the club’s young players are learning as they go and said they appreciated the patience of the supporters. Ndidi is expected ...

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