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Efe Ambrose Made Me Want To Cry, Rangers Star Reveals

Rangers midfielder,  Jamie Barjonas has revealed Hibernian and Super Eagles,  defender Efe Ambrose nutmegging him ranks as his most embarrassing moment in the game and made him want to curl up into a ball and cry. The youngster lined up against Hibernian earlier this season, but his game was spoiled when former Celtic centre-back Ambrose slid the ball through his ...

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Team Nigeria Have Soared, Says Dalung

The Nigerian government has again rewarded the remaining part of Team Nigeria athletes and officials who won medals at the XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung on the occasion, thanked the athletes for making the country proud with their  podium performance. In his remarks, Barrister Dalung stated that participation, discipline, and ...

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Amike Named Okpekpe Race Elite Athletes Manager

–Ex-Nigeria track and field star to also double as Finish manager Former Nigeria track and field international Henry Amike has been named as the Elite Athletes and Finish manager for the sixth IAAF Silver Label Okpekpe international 10km road race which holds next month in Okpekpe near Auchi,Etsako East local government of Edo State. Zack Amodu,the director of organisation for ...

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Ola Aina : No Regrets Ditching Two Lions For Super Eagles

It was 12 months ago that Ola Aina was first presented with a career-defining decision. Although England, the country of his birth, had provided international honours at every youth level between under-16s and under-20s, Nigeria had swung the door wide open for the defender to switch allegiances. The emotional pull was eventually towards the homeland of his parents and vindication ...

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SIPG Stay Top In China, Shenhua Hold Evergrande Without Martins

There was mixed success for Shanghai teams in the Chinese Super League on Saturday. Shanghai SIPG extended its consecutive winning streak to six after beating Hebei China Fortune 2-0 on Saturday, while Shanghai Greenland Shenhua held defending champion Guangzhou Evergrande to a 2-2 draw even without recuperating Nigerian international Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins.. Vitor Pereira’s SIPG is enjoying a remarkable start ...

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Ameobi Shines As County Hits Colchester United

…Player Rating Colchester United were beaten 3-1 by Notts County, on Saturday afternoon. After Drey Wright had given the U’s an early lead, second-half goals from Jonathan Forte, Shola Ameobi and Richard Duffy gave the Magpies all three points at the Weston Homes Community Stadium and condemned the U’s to a second successive home loss. The result leaves Colchester six ...

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Australia, Japan Qualify For France 2019

Australia and Japan earned qualification to the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 after their hard-fought 1-1 draw in Amman, Jordan, at the AFC Women’s Asian Cup. Japan’s veteran midfielder Mizuho Sakaguchi gave the Nadeshiko the lead in the 63rd minute with a well-placed finish after Yui Hasegawa picked her out with an accurate cut-back pass. But it was Samantha ...

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Arsenal Fans Knock Iwobi For Woeful Miss

Arsenal fans for his awful miss in the Gunners’ Europa League clash with CSKA Moscow on Thursday evening have very uncomplimentary words for the Nigerian international. Arsene Wenger’s side have reached the semi-finals after registering a 2-2 draw in Russia, but were forced to battle back from two goals down to put their quarter-final tie beyond doubt. Danny Welbeck’s strike ...

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FIFA Ranking Favour Nigeria Against Argentina, Croatia, Iceland

Soccer pundits have ventured that the latest global soccer rankings by FIFA favours Nigeria in Group D of the World Cup, as only the Super Eagles moved up the log, while all other three in the pool slumped. With Croatia, Iceland and Argentina all dropping on the ratings released Thursday by FIFA, the verdict among soccer buffs is that the ...

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Ikeme To Get Guest Status At World Cup

Officials of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have hinted that Wolverhampton Wanderers of England goalkeeper, Carl Onuoha Ikeme might be part of the Super Eagles’ squad to this year’s World Cup in a ceremonial status, following reports that he is set to end his ongoing treatment for luekaemia. Feelers from the NFF indicate that top shots in The Glasshouse would have ...

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