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Babel Blocks Mikel From UAE

All talk about Chelsea of England midfielder, John Mikel Obi making a summer move to Al-Ain of United Arab Emirates has been rendered null and void, following revelations that former Liverpool star, Ryan Babel is preferred by the Middle East club. Instead of Mikel moving on to ‘The Eye’ of UAE as widely speculated within the past month, with the ...

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Ujah Celebrates Bremen Hat-trick

Former FC Cologne of Germany striker, Anthony Ujah has stated delight with his ability to score a hat-trick for his new club, Weder Bremen, as he hit the ground running in pre-season with the team he joined just before the end of last season. Ujah had earlier stated that he aims to use the experience of playing in his third ...

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Pinnick Should Learn To Forgive – Adamu

-As Reactions Trail Keshi’s Removal Joan Iwuchukwu, Abuja As reactions continue trailing the sack of Coach Stephen Okechukwu Keshi as handler of the Super Eagles, a piece of advice from former National Sports Commission (NSC) director-general, Dr Amos Adamu may still come in handy for Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Melvin Amaju Pinnick, who the veteran administrator believes needs a ...

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Onigbinde Faults NFF’s ‘Sack’ Strategies

-Says Keshi’s Removal May Backfire By Lekan Adedeji lekan.adedeji@sportsdayonline.com Former coach Super Eagles coach, Chief Adegboye Onigbinde has described the removal of Stephen Keshi as tactician of the national team as part of Nigeria Football Federation’s administrative strategies, which could be faulted if wrongly applied. While speaking with SportsDay on news of Keshi’s sack over the weekend, the Modakeke High ...

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Court Summons Ahmedu Over NBBF Election

A Federal High Court in Abuja has served a subpoena on Col Sam Ahmedu (Rtd), President, FIBA Africa Zone 3, to appear and give evidence in a National Federation’s Elections Matter which is on going before it. The suit relates to the Election conducted into the board of Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) by National Sports Commission (NSC) in 2013. Some ...

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Eagles’ Spokesman Mum On Keshi’s Exit

-Akinwunmi Says No Prejudice In Decision As dust continues to swirl round the Super Eagles, on account of the shock decision by Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to remove Coach Stephen Okechukwu Keshi as handler of the national team, media officer of the side, Toyin Ibitoye is keeping sealed lips on the development. Such it was Sunday evening, when SportsDay got ...

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Emenike Resumes Training Wednesday

Fenerbahçe of Turkey striker, Emmanuel Emenike has received an all-clear to resume training this week, after bowing out of regular drills with his club due to what was termed pain in his back. The situation meant Emenike was ruled out of daily drills with the Istanbul-based club since last Wednesday and went on to miss the side’s first pre-season friendly, ...

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Aaron Samuel Misses Moscow Move

Guangzhou R&F of China striker, Aaron Samuel Olanare has missed out on a chance of a summer transfer move to Russia, as his club officials have snubbed an offer from CSKA Moscow. The deal would have seen Aaron linking up with fellow-Super Eagles tar, Ahmed Musa, who continues waxing strong with CSKA, but it will no longer materialise due to ...

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Akabueze Rewards Norway With Goal

-Ogunjimi Also Scores In Europa League OD Grenland of Norway striker, Chukwuma ‘Bentley’ Akabueze rewarded his club and the Norwegian government with a goal in the Europa League, following successful efforts by the authorities in the Scandinavian country to bail him out of immigration hassles in Moldova. Akabueze was stopped from entering Moldova for the continental clash with Sheriff Limasol ...

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Lokomotiv Join Ezekiel Race

Standard Liege of Belgium attacker, Imoh Ezekiel could become the next Nigerian star to line out for Lokomotiv Moscow of Russia, following reports that The Railwaymen are in the hunt for his signature. Although earlier information at the start of this week indicated that Imoh’s parent club, Al-Arabi of Qatar are reluctant to allow the strike leave, thereby turning their ...

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