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Joel Chases Obodo, Makinwa Serie A Matches Records

Torino of Italy midfielder, Joel Chukwuma Obi has become the latest Nigerian player to make 100 appearances in Serie A appearances, as he follows in the footsteps of former Super Eagles stars, Christian Ndubuisi Obodo and Stephen Ayodele Makinwa. Obi’s feat on Saturday, while in action for Torino during a 3-0 win over Bologna, makes him the third top of ...

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Iwobi Sad Over Arsenal’s FA Cup Elimination

Arsenal attacker, Alex Iwobi has admitted he felt very sad for his inability to save his side from crashing out of this season’s English FA Cup in the most unexpected manner, following defeat away to lower division side, Nottingham Forest on Sunday. Iwobi was back in action for The Gunners on an evening they crashed in a shock 4-2 loss ...

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Ideye Set To Seal Loan Deal In January Window

Tianjin Teda of China striker, Aide Brown Ideye has set his sight on sealing a January loan deal, as he seeks to revive his career, which has stalled since he was demoted to the club’s junior team in the middle of the past year. Ideye insists his demotion was as a result of a misunderstanding with his club over his ...

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Aaron Samuel Eyes Russia World Cup Coincidence

CSKA Moscow of Russia striker, Aaron Samuel Olanare has added a symbolic angle to his desire of being part of the Super Eagles’ squad to next year’s World Cup, as he says it would be very dramatic for him to star for Nigeria in the country why his plies his trade. Though he has failed to get a shirt under ...

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Cuper Gives Rohr First Defeat Against Argentina

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has lost a symbolic first battle against Argentina, following his failure to beat Egypt’s national team gaffer, Hector Cuper in the award for CAF Coach of the Year at Thursday’s award night in Accra, Ghana. Though Cuper won the award on the cards of The Pharaohs of Egypt, who he qualified to the World ...

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Rohr Comes Under Scrutiny Over Uzoho

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr may have ruffled feathers after he declared that he may stick with Deportivo La Curona goalie Francis Uzoho as his number one at the Russia 2018 World Cup. Uzoho, though has sharp reflexes and has kept a couple of top flight games in the Spanish La Liga but he is still largely thought to ...

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Shenhua Yet To Decide On Obafemi Martins, Three Others’ Fate

Shanghai Greenland Shenhua has less than a week to register its foreign players for the 2018 Asian Champions League. The deadline for registration is January 15. With captain Giovanni Moreno and Senegal international Demba Ba back in the squad, the club faces the difficult choice of naming four foreign players out of six in the side for Asia’s premier league. ...

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Conte’s Competition Plot Against Moses Stalls Again Over Money

Chelsea have stalled over a move for Juventus left-back Alex Sandro because of the Italian club’s inflated asking price. Sandro, was being primed to give Nigerian left back Victor Moses a run for his money. Alex Sandro is high on the list of players head coach Antonio Conte has recommended Chelsea sign this month as he tries to juggle the ...

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Wenger Vows To Hammer Iwobi For Partying

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Alex Iwobi will be fined and disciplined if it is confirmed that he was at a party in the early hours of Saturday morning. The Sun newspaper published photographs and a report Mornday morning of Iwobi apparently out socialising with friends in Soho ahead of the team travelling up to Nottingham later that day for ...

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CAF Ref. Instructor Harps On Pre-Season Seminars

Most of the conflicts and violence that erupt in most football match venues across the world have been attributed mainly to limited knowledge and wrong interpretation of the laws of the game by the players, officials and supporters. A Confederation of African Football (CAF) Instructor on Refereeing, Mr. Callistus Chukwudi Chukwujekwu dropped the hint in Umuahia, Abia State during a ...

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