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Dalung Insists He Took Right Decision On NFF Issue

Minister of sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung on Friday stated that he took the right decision on the impasse rocking Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as he believes any other step by him would have been tantamount to contempt of court. Dalung reiterated during his inspection of Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State that said he complied with the Supreme Court judgment ...

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Onyekuru Glad To Join Galatasaray On Loan

Galatasaray of Turkey summer arrival, Henry Onyekuru has declared that he has ie glad to make the switch on loan from Everton of England, as the former KAS Eupen and RSC Anderlecht of Belgium attacker believes it is the chance for him to make the best of his young career. The deal had faced initial blockade from Anderlecht, who were ...

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Balogun Gives Brighton ‘Champions’ Label

New arrival at Brighton Hove Albion of England, Leon Aderemi Balogun has hinted that he wants to win the English Premier League with the club, as he described his new team as ‘champions,’ and is ready to help them live up to the billing. The former Fortuna Dusseldorf, Darmstadt and SV Mainz of Germany defender, who was deflated by the ...

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Iwobi Sets Priority On Adopting Emery’s Style

Arsenal of England attacker, Alex Iwobi has disclosed that the tart which is top of his mind this summer is how to adapt to the style of his club’s new coach, Unai Emery, in order to retain a spot in The Gunners’ starting eleven. Iwobi admitted that playing under a new coach in a top club comes with its challenges, ...

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Iquaibom Wants More Exposure For Weightlifting Referees

Nigeria Weightlifting Federation (NWF) technical director, Lawrence Iquaibom has disclosed that the country’s referees need more exposure at international competitions for them to get top level assignments from the global body. Weightlifting Iquaibom stressed that referees must attended international championships for them to get invited to officiate at the Commonwealth Games and Olympics. The 1982 Commonwealth Games silver medallist also ...

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Eaglets Head To Niger Republic For AFCON Decider

The cadet national team, Golden Eaglets will now head to Niger Republic in September for the African U17 Nations Cup qualifiers, after Nigeria’s northern neighbours replaced their west coast rivals, Ghana as hosts of the regional playoff competition. Eaglets coach, Manu Garba will now turn attention on a trip to Niamey in two months to come, where the team will ...

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Moses, Aina Get New Coach, As Chelsea Fire Conte

Super Eagles duo of Victor Moses and Ola Aina will get a new manager this season as top English side, Chelsea,  formally announced they have parted ways with Antonio Conte after two years in charge. The 48-year-old Italian, whose three-year deal with the Blues has been cut short, won the Premier League in his first season and the FA Cup ...

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Onyekuru To Earn $100k Per Month At Galatasaray

Nigeria international Henry Onyekuru will earn the megabucks at Turkish giants as he will earn $100,000 a month (about 36 million Naira) after tax and get $10,000 for a win in the Turkish league, according to his new club Galatasaray. Turkish champions Galatasaray announced on their official website the full breakdown of the loan deal with Everton for the Nigeria ...

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Nwakali Good Enough For Super Eagles – Nwosu

Ex-international, Henry Nwosu has admonished Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr to look towards the direction of Kelechi Nwakali in preparation for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles and Libya respectively. Nwakali scored a stunning goal against Atletico Madrid in an international friendly match in May that got fans cheering his name. Nwosu, who was part of ...

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Flying Eagles Face Stern Test Against Mauritania

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles will be aiming for another impressive performance as they confront Mauritania in the first leg of the 2019 Africa U-20 Nations Cup final qualifier Friday. The team which departed the shores of the country on Thursday due to fear of FIFA sanction over the nation’s football leadership crisis may have to battle fatigue before today’s encounter. Before ...

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