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    Ighalo’s stay at Man United likely to end next week

Ighalo’s stay at Man United likely to end next week

Odion Ighalo, former Super Eagles forward, looks set to leave Manchester United next week after Shanghai Shenhua, his parent club, reportedly refused to extend the striker’s loan deal. The 30-year-old Nigerian was signed to his boyhood club by Ole Gunnar Solskjær on a temporary contract on the final day of the January transfer window. He has also proved a success, scoring four [...]

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    Victor Osimhen, Eagles striker, loses dad

Victor Osimhen, Eagles striker, loses dad

Victor Osimhen, Super Eagles forward, has taken to social media to mourn the passing of Patrick Osimhen, his father. The 21-year-old striker, who plays for Lille, a French Ligue 1 club, took to his Twitter page on Sunday to bid his late dad farewell. “RIP Dad. No words to describe this feeling,” he wrote. https://twitter.com/victorosimhen9/status/1264490963369672705?s=19 TheCable was reliably informed by Adedotun Coker, a member of [...]

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    La Liga to resume on June 8

La Liga to resume on June 8

Pedro Sanchez, Spain's prime minister, has given the La Liga go ahead to resume the league on June 8, after three months of shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 2019-20 Spanish league season has been suspended since March 12 when a state of emergency was declared in the country. But on Saturday, Sanchez gave the green light for football to return in [...]

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    Rohr to continue as Eagles coach till 2022

Rohr to continue as Eagles coach till 2022

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles technical adviser, has confirmed that he had sealed a two and half years contract extension with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Rohr, whose contract with the NFF expires in June, had been in contract renewal talks with the federation since the beginning of the year. But on Friday, Rohr told TheCable that he is delighted in the confidence [...]

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    Taribo West: Aribo is too weak for Eagles… Etebo is a far better option

Taribo West: Aribo is too weak for Eagles… Etebo is a far better option

Taribo West, former Super Eagles star defender, has reportedly said Joe Ayodele-Aribo, Rangers midfielder, is too weak to play for the Nigerian side. According to Daily Record UK, West said the Rangers star is not good enough to feature for the Super Eagles. The former AC Milan player believes Oghenekaro Etebo, Getafe FC midfielder, should be the one playing ahead of Aribo. The [...]

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    Oyema, Paralympic gold medalist, gets 4-year ban for doping

Oyema, Paralympic gold medalist, gets 4-year ban for doping

Esther Oyema, Nigeria's para powerlifter and Paralympic gold medalist, has been banned for four years for violating anti-doping rules. The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced the ban in a statement on Wednesday. The statement said that Oyema "returned an adverse analytical finding for a prohibited substance in a urine sample provided on January 28, 2019 after competing at the Lagos International Para Powerlifting Competition [...]

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    COVID-19: Premier League confirms six positive cases after mass testing

COVID-19: Premier League confirms six positive cases after mass testing

The English Premier League (EPL) has confirmed that it received six positive cases of COVID-19 from three clubs after the first phase of mass testing on 748 players and staff. The mass testing was conducted as preparations for "project restart" intensify ahead of a scheduled next month resumption of the current season. In a statement on Tuesday, the EPL said those that tested positive [...]

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    COVID-19: Celtic crowned champions as Scottish season ends

COVID-19: Celtic crowned champions as Scottish season ends

Celtic have been crowned champions of the 2019/20 Scottish Football Premier League (FPL) for the ninth successive season as the current campaign was abandoned. SPFL, in a statement on Monday, said the season was adjudged and ended using the points-per-game system to finalise the standings. "The SPFL has today announced that, following consultation with all 12 top-flight clubs, the Board of the [...]

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    Iwobi: Scoring goal that sent Eagles to 2018 World Cup, my happiest football memory

Iwobi: Scoring goal that sent Eagles to 2018 World Cup, my happiest football memory

Alex Iwobi, Super Eagles forward, says scoring the goal that helped the team to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup remains the happiest moment in his football career. Iwobi, in an Instagram live interview with Soccer Bible, said his match-winning strike during the world cup qualifying match against Zambia, which sent the Gernot Rohr's boys to Russia, stands out as the [...]

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    Bundesliga wrap-up: Torunarigha shines as Awoniyi opens goal diary

Bundesliga wrap-up: Torunarigha shines as Awoniyi opens goal diary

Nigerian players were in action as games in the German Bundesliga 1 and 2 resumed during the weekend amid the coronavirus pandemic. Striker Taiwo Awoniyi got on the score sheet as FSV Mainz 05 drew 2-2 at FC Koln. It was his first ever goal in the German top flight. TheCable presents post games wrap-up on the performance dossier of Nigerian-born players [...]

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    Some ex-Eagles coaches served as players’ managers, says Odemwingie

Some ex-Eagles coaches served as players’ managers, says Odemwingie

Osaze Odemwingie, retired Super Eagles forward, says some former coaches of the country's national team were involved in player management. The 38-year-old was speaking on the back of the recent spate of allegations against coaches who had allegedly asked players for bribe before featuring them in the national team. In an Instagram live interview with the Eagles media team, Odemwingie admitted that [...]

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    COVID-19: Dennis, Okereke crowned champions of Belgium

COVID-19: Dennis, Okereke crowned champions of Belgium

Nigerian duo of Emmanuel Dennis and David Okereke have been crowned champions of Belguim with Club Brugge. The club emerged champions after the country’s Pro League on Friday confirmed last month's decision to cancel the rest of the season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Brugge had a runaway 15-point lead with one match left in the regular season and will take up an [...]

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    Mark Clattenburg names Mikel Obi among five most annoying players he’s officiated

Mark Clattenburg names Mikel Obi among five most annoying players he’s officiated

Mark Clattenburg has listed John Mikel Obi, former Super Eagles captain, among the five most annoying players he has refereed during his blistering career as a Premier League and FIFA accredited official. Widely regarded as one of the best referees of his generation, Clattenburg took charge of the 2016 European Championship, Champions League and FA Cup finals among others. But the 45-year-old's career was not [...]

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    Tottenham’s Dele Alli suffers facial injuries after knifepoint robbery at home

Tottenham’s Dele Alli suffers facial injuries after knifepoint robbery at home

Dele Alli, Tottenham Hotspur midfielder, was robbed at knifepoint after burglars broke into the north London home he was at in the early hours of Wednesday morning. According to ESPN, the 24-year-old was with Ruby Mae, his girlfriend; Harry Hickford, his adopted brother; Harry's girlfriend and a friend at the time of the incident. He was punched in the face after being [...]

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    ‘I didn’t love him’ — Turkish footballer admits to smothering son, 5, to death

‘I didn’t love him’ — Turkish footballer admits to smothering son, 5, to death

Cevher Toktas, a Turkish footballer, has been arrested after he allegedly confessed to smothering Kasim, his five-year-old son, to death in hospital because he "didn't love him". According to UK SUN, Toktas had taken Kasim to Dortcelik Children’s Hospital in Bursa on April 23 with a cough and a high fever, and both were quarantined as they were showing the usual [...]

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    COVID-19: FIFA Women’s U-20 World Cup shifted to January 2021

COVID-19: FIFA Women’s U-20 World Cup shifted to January 2021

FIFA has confirmed that the Women's U-20 World Cup, initially scheduled for August 2020, has now been shifted to January 2021, due to the coronavirus pandemic. The world football governing body also announced in a statement on Tuesday that its 70th congress, slated to take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, will now be done online on September 18, 2020. The U-20 tournament, which [...]

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