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Dimkesa Eyes Okpekpe Road Race Glory

Ethiopia’s Abebe Dimkesa has expressed interest in participating in the 10km Okpekpe International Road Race slated for May 16 in Etsako- East area of Edo State. Dimkesa stated that he intends to contact the organisers of the annual race for more information, as he was hearing about the race for the first time despite the fact that the race was …

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Oshoala Hits Falcons’ Camp Friday

-Oparanozie Expected Next Week Female national team, Super Falcons stars, Asisat Oshoala and Desire Oparanozie will join camp in Abuja this Friday and next week, respectively, after coach of the side, Edwin Okon assured that the girls will be part of the team to play Mali for the return leg of the AAG qualifier against Mali. Both players have been …

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UK Work Permit Blocks Bulbwa

-AYC Star’s Man City Move Stalls Bernard Bulbwa, who is reportedly set to put pen to paper on a four year deal with Tunisia side Esperance, missed out on a chance to join English Premiership sides Manchester City and Stoke City due to the new work permit rule in England. For players under the age of 25 UK-based clubs are …

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Siasia Hails Flying Eagles Captain

As they continue preparations for the final round, second leg All Africa Games qualifier against the Young Chipolopolo of Zambia, Dream Team VI coach, Samson Siasia has hailed the impact of Flying Eagles captain, Musa Mohammed. The right-back is one of five Flying Eagles players invited to the Nigerian U23 team by Siasia, and despite having only been with the …

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Ideye Rebukes Relegation Fears

West Bromwich Albion of England striker, Aide Brown Ideye says he is not harbouring any fear of relegation for his side, as he believes they will amass six crucial points and keep their place in the English Premier League. Speaking ahead of his expected return to action this weekend, after another bout with injury, Ideye said The Baggies have what …

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Agent Parries Emenike Transfer

-Scoffs Chelsea, Spurs, Dynamo, Spartak Talk Cold water has been thrown on the possibility of Fenerbahçe of Turkey striker, Emmanuel Emenike getting a summer transfer exit from the Super Lig club, as his agent, Erdem Konya insists all reports about offers for the attacker are mere rumours. Indeed, speculation about Emeniuke’s possible exit from the Istanbul-based club hit an all-time …

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Akwuegbu Reveals Belgium, Austria Offers

-Tips F’Eagles For U20 World Cup Trophy Former Super Eagles striker, Benedict Akwuegbu has disclosed that he is set to take his coaching career to a higher level abroad, as he has received offers for jobs in Belgium and Austria. While airing a bold prediction that the Flying Eagles will emerge champions of this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup in …

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Ogu Desires Israeli Silverware

Hapoel Be’er Sheva of Israel midfielder, John Ugochukwu Ogu (Suker) has revealed that he has a strong desire to win at least a trophy this season with the Israeli based outfit. The 26 year old former Gorica of Slovenia, Almeria of Spain and Academica Coimbra of Portugal towering player has shifted focus back to club duties, after his trip home …

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Raheem Lawal On Besiktas’ Radar

Eskisehirspor of Turkey midfielder, Raheem Oluwole Lawal is reportedly a target for Istanbul-based Super Lig giants, Besiktas, after impressing against them in a league game in February. Lawal was key in helping his team secure a 1-0 win over the second place team and according to fotomac portal, The Black Eagles are on the hunt for an alternative to Atiba …

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Eneramo Out For One Month

Turkish top league side Sivasspor are set to be without their Nigeria forward Michael Eneramo after surgery on the 29 year old following a knee injury picked up two weeks ago. His injury appears to be a re-occurrence of same injury he sustained two years ago shortly after moving to Besiktas from Karabukspor in Turkey but this time around he …

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