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Chelsea To Dump Emenalo

-Accused Of Sabotaging Mourinho Strong indications have emerged that ex-Super Eagles defender, Michael Emenalo has entered the last lap of his final days at Chelsea of England, as poor results for The Blues in recent time have put his competence as the London club’s technical director in doubt. However, observers sympathetic to Emenalo’s cause believe it is a scheme by ...

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Ovations Herald Eaglets’ Return

It was accolades and several rounds of ovation heralding the return home by 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup champions, Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets, as the team stormed into Nnamdi Azikiwe International Stadium, Abuja mid-Wednesday afternoon. The ovations actually began on departure at the airport in Chile, continued aboard the air,line that took them in transit to United Arab Emirates, then escalated ...

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Enyeama’s Club Sack Renard

Lille Metropole of France goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama will have to adjust to playing under a new coach at the French Ligue 1 club, following their decision to sack Africa Cup of Nations legend, Havre Renard. Enyeama seemed to enjoy a rosy time under Renard, who won AFCION 2012 with Zambia and repeated the feat early this year with Cote d’Ivoire, ...

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Onazi Ready To Quit Lazio

-Sets Sight On January, Summer Windows A sensational team shake-up at SS Lazio of Italy over the past weekend has revived talk among Serie A soccer experts about an impending exit from the Rome-based club by Super Eagles midfielder, Eddy Ogenyi Onazi. SportsDay gathered on good authority from sources close to the bubbling midfield enforcer that the chances of Onazi ...

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Dele Adeleye Clubless Again

Another career block has hit Holland 2005 FIFA U-20 World Cup silver medalist, Dele Adeleye, as the once promising central defender has been rendered clubless after falling out with his latest team in Kazakhstan. In stark contrast with the career breakthrough that saw Adeleye line out with Sparta Rotterdam in the wake of his heroics in Samson Siaisa’s Flying Eagles, ...

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Emenike Accepts Fans’ Apology

Ex Super Eagles striker Emmanuel Emenike has received an unreserved apology from booing Al Ain fans after the striker was booed after been substituted in a league game recently. The Nigerian striker, who replaced Asamoah Gyan was jeered by sections of Al Ain supporters as he was substituted in one of their league encounter with Al Jazira. Emenike told SportsDay ...

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Dalong’s New Sports Minister

Barrister Solomon Dalong has been named as the new Minister of Youth and Sports. The Plateau-State-born lawyer who will be succeeding former helmsman, Tamuno Danagogo, was sworn in along with other ministers in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet on Wednesday. Dalong was born on September 26, 1964, in the town of Sabon Gida, Langtang South Local Council and had his primary ...

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Garba Lawal Demands Eagles’ Victory

Ahead of Friday’s world cup qualifier the Super Eagles against Swaziland, ex-international, Garba Lawal has charged the Nigerian team to go all out for victory and make the country proud. The former Super Eagles midfielder stated in a telephone interview with SportsDay from his Kaduna base that all the team need is hard work to see they come back with ...

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Iwobi, Iheanacho Excite Abuja Fans

-Mikel, Oboabona, Echiejile Also Arrive -Super Eagles Camp Finally Comes Alive Arsenal of England youngster, Alex Iwobi and Manchester City fast-rising kid, Kelechi Iheanacho were talk of the town in Abuja on Tuesday, as both emergent talents joined the Super Eagles’ camp ahead of Friday’s World Cup qualifier in Swaziland. Iwobi and Iheanacho have of recent been tagged the future ...

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Chelsea, West Ham Chase Eaglets Kid

-As Orji Okonkwo Draws Interest Golden Eaglets’ wonder goal hero in the FIFA U-17 World Cup semi-final victory over Mexico, Orji Okonkwo has drawn transfer interest from the London-based EPL duo of Chelsea and West Ham United. Both clubs have a strong history of Nigerian influences in their squads and now look good to extend that tradition further by moving ...

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