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Sarri So Sure Of Chelsea After Opening Game Win

Chelsea fans had their first glimpse of ‘Sarri-ball’ on Saturday as Chelsea beat Huddersfield Town 3-0 but the Italian head coach has a real selection headache ahead of the Arsenal game. In Maurizio Sarri’s system the Blues are dependent on the two wingers to be creative on the ball, move it quickly, but also to use the high press as ...

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FIFA Allegedly Threatens Nigeria, Ghana With Suspension

…No Name In Letter, Threat World soccer governing body, FIFA has allegedly given Nigeria and Ghana final deadlines to avoid international suspensions because of outside interference in their soccer associations. No FIFA official signed or was mentioned such a significant warning. FIFA said Tuesday that the Nigerian soccer federation headquarters must be handed back to the elected leadership by Monday ...

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Falconets Will Reach France 2018 Final – Danjuma

Nigeria’s youth female national team, Falconets coach, Chris Danjuma has come out with a confident declaration that his side will reach the final of this year’s FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup in France. Danjuma gave the assertion in the wake of his side’s heroic draw with China on Monday, which was enough to take them into the knock out stage, ...

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Ajibade Reveals Secrets Of Late Goal Against China

Youth female national team, Falconets’ assistant captain, RasheedatAjibade has revealed that she was able to net a very late equaliser against China on Monday in their last group match of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, because she and her teammates did not lose hope, but says they kept fighting till the final whistle. Ajibade’s goal in added time was ...

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Joel Obi: Why I Joined Chievo Verona

New arrival of Chievo Verona of Italy, Joel Chukwuma has revealed that the biggest factor that encouraged him to accept a summer transfer offer from The Flying Donkeys was the fact that they are a very ambitious club. While stating his delight at joining the former club of Victor ObinnaNsofor and Stephen AyodeleMakinwa, after three years with AS Torino, Obi ...

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Trost-Ekong Dedicates Bursaspor Goal To Baby Son

Bursaspor of Turkey defender, William Troost-Ekong has dedicated his goal of the past weekend to his new baby son, but admits he was disappointed that it was not good enough to help his side beat Fenerbahce. Troost-Ekong powered in a diving header off a corner kick and, though it came off a player of Fenerbahce before resting in the net, ...

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Mikel Gives Advice On International Youth Day

Tianjin Teda of China midfielder, John Mikel Obi has rolled out words of advice to youngster across the world, as he used the occasion of International Youth Day to ‘preach’ the values of hard work. Mikel put behind him the disappointment of missing action with his club on Friday to celebrate with youth across the world, and shared words of ...

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Amuneke Targets Tanzania’s Victory Against Uganda

The new coach of Tanzania’s senior national team, Emmanuel Amuneke has spoken of his desire for victory in his first match on the job, but admits his team’s opponents, Uganda will be tough. Amuneke is set to line The Taifa Stars out for the first time away to The Cranes in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier early next ...

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Falconets To Face Spain In U20 World Cup

An own goal in stoppage time against China PR earned Nigeria a highly-dramatic 1-1 draw in Dinan-Lehon, with the West Africans claiming a spot in the quarter-finals from Group D at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018. Needing a victory to leapfrog the Nigerians to the runners-up spot in the group, China were the more dangerous side in ...

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New manager, new players, same outcome for Arsenal As Man City Beat Them

Unai Emery’s first competitive match in charge of Arsenal ended in defeat as the EPL champions emphasised the gulf in class between the two sides Unai Emery’s first foray into Premier League management as head coach of Arsenal saw him come up against a familiar foe in Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola. The two had met on 10 previous occasions ...

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