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Iheanacho Still For Champions League

Manchester City of England youngster, Kelechi Iheanacho may still end up playing another match in the UEFA Champions League, despite being yanked off the side’s main squad for the competition. It is no longer news that Iheanacho has been dropped by City to the B-list of their roster for the Champions League but he is eligible to play in all …

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Tunisian Club Target Bassey’s Deal

Despite the recent move by Enyimba of Aba striker, Ezekiel Bassey to FC Barcelona of Spain’s B-team, the hitman is still on the cards of a club in Tunisia. Details of the report by allnigeriasdoccer.com revealed that Barcelona actually beat the Tunisian club to the signature of the winger-cum-attacker. The Enyimba loanee had been offered to the Tunisian club by …

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Ighalo Becomes Nigeria’s Highest Earner

Former Watford of England striker, Odion Jude Ighalo has become Nigeria’s highest earning sports star, following his recent transfer to Changchun Yatai of China. A survey by allnigeriasoccer.com reveals that Ighalo has now become the highest paid Nigerian professional footballer, with guaranteed wages of more than 200,000 pounds per week, which is more than 10 million pounds per season (equivalent …

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Arsenal List 10 Nigerians, Chelsea 7

As many as ten players of Nigeria descent remained on the books of the Gunners after the transfer window closed for business on Tuesday night. They include Super Eagles attacking midfielder Alex Iwobi, England youth-teamers Tolaji Bola, Xavier Amaechi, Arthur Okonkwo, Joseph Olowu, Tobi Omole, Joshua Dawodu, James Olayinka, Folarin Balogun and Nathan Tella. Only two, Iwobi and Tolaji Bola, …

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Siasia Applies For Bafana Job

 Former Super Eagles striker and two-time head coach, Samson Yebowei Siasia has applied for the vacant managerial job of the coach of the national team of South Africa. According to Soccer Laduma, the Rio 2016 bronze medal winning coach has applied for the vacant job of the head coach of South Africa, who are without a substantive coach since the …

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Tammy Abraham Sets Record

Chelsea of England youngster, Tammy Abraham, who is currently playing on loan in the lower division, set a new record in the English Championship when he netted the equalizer in Bristol City’s 2-2 draw with Sheffield Wednesday at Ashton Gate Stadium on Tuesday. After tallying his 16th goal in the English second-tier, the Chelsea loanee became the youngest player in …

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Akpoguma Further From Eagles’ Shirt

German youth international, Kevin Akpoguma is moving with each passing day further away from a possible international future with his father’s country, with darker clouds now hanging over his chances of playing for the Super Eagles. While Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) keep retaining hope that the youngster will don the Eagles’ colours, Akpoguma has brightened his chances of playing for …

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I Don’t Earn MoreThan Mikel-Ighalo

 …Says Rohr Yet To Speak With Him Super Eagles striker, Jude Odion Ighalo, who during the week moved to the lucrative Chinese league which also features Eagles skipper, John Mikel Obi, has said he does not earn more than his national team skipper as has been widely reported in a section of the media. Ighalo spoke in a Brila FM …

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Obafemi Martins, Tevez Lead Shenhua To Beat Sydney United

 Carlos Tevez started his Shanghai Shenhua career in perfect fashion scoring an incredible 25 yard strike during a 3-0 win against Sydney United in Shanghai, but it was Nigeria’s Obafemi Martins that opened the flood gate of goals on the evening. Reigning National Premier Leagues champion Sydney United put up a good fight during the friendly match at Hongkou Stadium …

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Efe, Nadir Ciftci In Celtic Clear-out

Super Eagles defender, Ambrose Efe, is now seen as surplus to requirement at the Scottish side, Celtic, even as the club has reportedly turned down moves for their top player by Chelsea of England. Celtic are believed to have turned down another offer for Craig Gordon as they maintain that the Scotland internationalist is staying put in Glasgow. The Parkhead …

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