Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Macaulay Maduwuba

    Sokari’s N100m Sfaxien move, promotion for ‘new Iniesta’

Sokari’s N100m Sfaxien move, promotion for ‘new Iniesta’

The transfer of Kingsley Sokari to Tunisian club, CS Sfaxien, reportedly will earn Enyimba the sum of N100m. The 20 year-old left the Nigerian champions after two seasons at the club. This move stands out as one of the most expensive in the history of Nigerian local football. Shehu Abdullahi’s transfer from Kano Pillars to Kuwait club, Al Qadisiya stood as the most [...]

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    Fred, Brazil international, banned for doping

Fred, Brazil international, banned for doping

The 22 year-old Fred tested positive to a banned diuretic at the Copa America championship in Chile. He however, denied using the substance, hydrochlorothiazide, via a statement published on the BBC in July with. "I trust in my innocence and I am going to prove it to the proper authorities." The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) handed the player a one-year ban from [...]

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    Ujah fires Bremen into German Cup quarter-final

Ujah fires Bremen into German Cup quarter-final

Anthony Ujah, Super Eagles of Nigeria forward, scored the 4th goal for club Bremen on Tuesday night in the DFB-Pokal Round of 16. Bremen fell behind in the German Cup quarter-final clash at Borussia Monchengladbach through a Lars Stindl goal in the 32nd minute. Janek Sternberg pulled one back for the visitors 19 minutes later, before Jannik Vestergaard put Bremen ahead for the [...]

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    Messi, Neymar, Suarez, missing in UEFA XI

Messi, Neymar, Suarez, missing in UEFA XI

Barcelona stars, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar have been omitted in the UEFA Champions League Group stage XI. The list which was released by the European governing body on Tuesday has in it, Real Madrid forward and current record goal-scorer in the UCL, Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi, Suarez and Neymar combined, scored total of 10 goals in the championship to win their [...]

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    Bill Kennedy, NBA referee, reveals he is gay

Bill Kennedy, NBA referee, reveals he is gay

Bill Kennedy, veteran NBA referee, has revealed that he is homosexual. The revelation comes amidst a row between Kennedy and Sacramento Kings guard, Rajon Rondo. Rondo was reported to have confronted the referee for ejecting him on two technical fouls in a game against the Celtics on December 3. The National Basketball Association (NBA) described Rondo’s statement as a “derogatory and offensive term” The player apologised for [...]

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FIFA bars Gerrard, Pirlo, Xavi

Steven Gerrard, Andrea Pirlo and Xavi Hernandez have been barred by FIFA from playing in the Football Champions Tour in Kuwait on Friday. The Gulf nation is currently serving a ban; thus, it cannot associate with active players registered with football teams; it is also banned from international football. The footballers were invited by to play against a selected Kuwait All-stars team. Kuwait [...]

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    Mayweather lavishes N275m on diamond watch

Mayweather lavishes N275m on diamond watch

Floyd Mayweather acquired a Hublot diamond wristwatch valued at N275 million during a holiday trip to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Fully clad in Sunni attires, Mayweather was seen shopping in a Dubai Mall with the crowd behind him.   According to TMZ Sports, the whole mall suspended its expedition to watch the retired undefeated boxing champion. He was seen touring the Emirates city in company of [...]

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Galatasaray moves to sign Obi Mikel

Nigeria international, John Obi Mikel looks set to exit Chelsea FC for Galatasaray, in the January transfer window. The 28 year-old Nigeria international, has been relegated to the Blues bench; appearing just nine times in the current campaign. He only appeared six times last season. Report from Turkey state that the Turkish club is making moves to sign the ‘once prolific’ Chelsea midfielder. Mikel’s current [...]

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CHAN 2016: Nigeria camp swells with 21 players

The CHAN 2016 Eagles camp is bubbling with the arrival of players already, a report states. Team official, Patrick Pascal confirmed this while adding that they are still expecting other players – numbering five, to hit the camp soon. The team however, is expected to be without some key players; Matthew Etim, who just married; Usman Mohammed, and Bature Yaro. According to Pascal, [...]

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Next Nigeria League Season To Kick off in January

January 2016 has been proposed as kick-of for the new Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, season. There had discordant speculations from some quarters that the league would take off only after CHAN 2016 must have ended. However, an undisclosed football official has said that the body would rather start earlier so as to allow clubs representing the nation in the continent prepare well. “The [...]

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    Osimhen ‘off to seal EPL deal’

Osimhen ‘off to seal EPL deal’

Victor Osimhen, the Nigerian sensation at the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup, is off to England to seal move to the EPL, Africanfootball.com reports. The 17-year-old flew directly to Queen’s land direct from Dakar, venue of the just concluded CAF U-23 AFCON – which the Dream team VI won, defeating Algeria 2-1 in the final. The name of the club remains a mystery. "Everything [...]

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    Oshoala missing from CAF award list

Oshoala missing from CAF award list

Reigning African women player of the year, Asisat Oshoala, will not be retaining the honour she won in 2014. The 21-year-old Liverpool forward was conspicuously absent on the final list of top contenders for the Women Footballer of the year released by the CAF on Monday. Compatriot, Ngozi Ebere, is however, included in the five-player shortlist. Neither of the female national teams made it to [...]

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    Yaya Toure top dog for CAF award again

Yaya Toure top dog for CAF award again

Ivory Coast international captain, Yaya Toure, has been named in CAF’s final list for the 2015 African footballer of the year award. The 32 year-old four-time winner who was last week named the BBC African Player of the year for the 2015 slugs it out with top rated Gabon international Pierre Emerick Aubemeyang and Ghana forward Andre Ayew. The announcement of the [...]

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    Europa League: Man U get little-known Danes

Europa League: Man U get little-known Danes

Louis Van Gaal will lead Manchester United to play FC Midtjylland of Denmark in the Europa League Round of 32. Currently occupying the 4th position on the EPL Log, United have come under immense criticism and pressure after the 3-2 knockout loss to German club, VFL Wolfsburg in the UCL and missing out on a chance to resuscitate their EPL campaign after losing 1-2 [...]

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