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Bosses Invite Newcastle Fans To Meet Ameobi, Support Community Hub Plans

A public consultation about NUFC’s plans to engage communities around St James’ park has begun, and the club has asked for its supporters help Newcastle United bosses need the Toon Army to get behind their bid to create a community hub close to St James’ Park. The club have urged its fans to lend their support to a public consultation ...

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Icons Kerzhakov, l Desailly Are Russia 2018 Ambassadors For FIFA Fan Fest

FIFA Wednesday announced the appointment of the Ambassadors for the 2018 FIFA Fan Fest™, the official public viewing of the FIFA World Cup. Legendary football players Aleksandr Kerzhakov – top striker of the Russian national team and in the Russian league history – and Marcel Desailly – FIFA World Cup™ champion with France in 1998, will promote the FIFA Fan ...

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Lebanon Bring Confidence To COPA Lagos 2017

COPA Lagos, the annual beach soccer tournament organized by Kinetic Sports, has promised to deliver a more engaging and fun-filled experience at this year’s edition, which is set to hold from the 8-10  of December, 2017 at Eko Atlantic City. The  Lebanese  Beach  Soccer  team  will  be  making  their  fourth  appearance  at  the  COPA  Lagos  2017. Having come third place ...

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Manchester United Eye Onyekuru Deal In January

Startling information on offer out of England indicates that Manchester United will make a surprise January move for RSC Anderlecht of Belgium attacker, Henry Onyekuru, who is currently on loan from Everton. Reports by ESPN and Het Laatste Nieuws claim Onyekuru will be the subject of a January enquiry from United, who apparently want to cash in on the uncertainty ...

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Agali Says Martins, Obi May Return To Eagles

Super Eagles’ new scout, Victor Okechukwu Agali has hinted at the possibility of Shanghai Shenhua of China striker, Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins and Torino of Italy midfielder, Joerl Chukwuma Obi both returning to the Nigerian national team for next year’s World Cup. The new scout for Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr said the chances of Martins and Obi returning are bright, ...

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Ndidi Lives Up To ‘Best Pass Master’ Rating

Leicester City of England midfielder, Wilfred Onyinyen Ndidi justified his recent rating as Nigeria’s best passer of the ball in the English Premier League, as he set up a master piece in his side’s shock victory against Tottenham Hotspur. Getting yet another starting role with The Foxes in Tuesday’s fixture, the former Racing Genk of Belgium defender-turned-midfielder played his part ...

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Sarpsborg Confirm Signing Of Usman Mohammed

Sarpsborg 08 of Norway have confirmed their signing of former under-23 national team midfielder, Usman Mohammed has after successful trials. The defensive midfielder, who featured for Nigeria at the 2015 under-23 AFCON, CHAN 2016 and Rio 2016 Olympics, where the country clinched a bronze medal, has bagged a pro contract with the Norwegian club. Sarpsborg, who finished third in the ...

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Idowu Recalls Relish Of First Camp With Eagles

Amkar Perm of Russia defender, Brian Idowu has recounted the glee he had during his maiden appearance in the Super Eagles’ camp and says it was a very memorable occasion that was further cemented in satisfaction with the stunning victory against Argentina. While admitting that netting a goal on his debut was another glorious dimension to his maiden national team ...

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Musa Yahaya Hits Spotlight At FC Porto

Golden Eaglets gold medallist at UAE 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup, Musa Yahaya has hit top marks with the reserves team of FC Porto of Portugal, as the youngster enacted another super performance laced with a crucial assist for the team. Yahaya is turning heads at the Portuguese club, where he has emerged as one of the key players for ...

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Falcons’ New Coach Set To Be Officially Signed

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Melvin Amaju Pinnick has hinted that an official signing ceremony will soon be arranged for the female national team, Super Falcons’ new coach. Though the soccer governing body announced American tactician, Randy Waldrum as the Falcons’ coach several weeks ago, the gaffer is yet to resume duty and observers have been left wondering over the ...

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