Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Remi Sulola

    Otedola: Money will be no impediment in Chukwu’s treatment

Otedola: Money will be no impediment in Chukwu’s treatment

Femi Otedola, billionaire businessman, has assured that money will be no impediment in the way of providing Christian Chukwu, former captain of the Super Eagles, with adequate medical and post-medical care.The business tycoon and chairman of Forte Oil, was speaking when he paid Chukwu a visit at the Wellington hospital, Circus road, St. John’s woods in London.TheCable had broken the news of [...]

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    Ogbeide, Lobi Stars’ coach, is dead

Ogbeide, Lobi Stars’ coach, is dead

Solomon Ogbeide, the coach of Lobi Stars football club, has slumped and died, barely hours to his team’s match against Wikki Tourists of Bauchi.Edema Fuludu, a member of the Tunisia '94 Super Eagles winning team, told TheCable that he died on Monday from low blood pressure."Low BP. I was told," Fuludu said."We just lost Coach Solomon Ogbeide of Lobi Stars. So sad. [...]

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    Italy-born Zaccala, two home-based stars… meet Flying Eagles goalkeepers for U20 World Cup

Italy-born Zaccala, two home-based stars… meet Flying Eagles goalkeepers for U20 World Cup

Twenty-one young Nigerians will be flying the nation's green-white-green flag in Poland this summer as the nation seeks to bring home the U20 Fifa World Cup. Anticipating the championship, TheCable will begin profiling the Flying Eagles World Cup squad by starting out with the three goalkeepers who have been picked to travel to Poland.Coach Paul Aigbogun picked his 21-man team with [...]

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    Kompany exits Man City after 11 years, becomes player-manager at Anderlecht

Kompany exits Man City after 11 years, becomes player-manager at Anderlecht

Vincent Kompany, Manchester City captain, has announced he will leave the club this summer, 11-years after joining the Etihad side.Kompany is returning to his homeland, to take charge of Anderlecht as a player-manager.He leaves the Etihad after 360 appearances, since joining from Hamburg in 2008, winning four Premier League titles, two FA Cups and four League Cups along the way [...]

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    Falcons edge Ivory Coast on penalties to win first WAFU Cup

Falcons edge Ivory Coast on penalties to win first WAFU Cup

Nigeria swept to glory in the 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup tournament in Abidjan on Sunday as the Super Falcons edged host nation Cote d’Ivoire 5-4 after a penalty shootout at the Stade Robert Champroux.The Ivorians took the lead in the 43rd minute of the encounter when Spain–based Ange Koko N’Guessan, who also scored for the Dame Elephantes against Mali in [...]

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    Lyon thrash Oshoala’s Barca to lift 4th back-to-back Champions League title

Lyon thrash Oshoala’s Barca to lift 4th back-to-back Champions League title

Olympique Lyonnais Féminin thrashed Asisat Oshoala's Barcelona 4-1 to clinch their fourth back-to-back Champions League trophy at the Ferencvaros Stadium, Budapest.Oshoala's dream of a victory over Lyon to make the Catalan side the first club to win the Champions League with both their male and female sides was dashed.Lyonnais have now won six Champion League title within nine years.Barca, who [...]

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    Man City hit 116-year record to clinch FA Cup, win domestic treble

Man City hit 116-year record to clinch FA Cup, win domestic treble

Manchester City broke a 116-year record by thrashing Watford FC 6-0 to win the FA Cup final at the Wembley on Saturday.Man City victory over Watford saw them achieve the biggest FA Cup final win since Bury beat Derby 6-0 in 1903Guardiola's men added the FA Cup to their Premier League title and Carabao Cup win, becoming the first English men's [...]

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    Ahmed Musa wins Saudi league title with Al Nassr

Ahmed Musa wins Saudi league title with Al Nassr

Nigeria's Ahmed Musa has won the Saudi Arabia Professional Football League (SAPFL) title with Al Nassr, which recorded a 2-1 victory over Al Batin at the King Fahd International Stadium, Riyadh.Musa featured for 62 minutes before he was substituted with Matheaus Petros on Thursday.Abderazak Hamed-Allah got Al Nassr ahead from the spot in the 26th minute.Zaid Ounalli leveled for Al [...]

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    Mikel Obi returns as Rohr unveils 25-man provisional squad for Afcon 2019

Mikel Obi returns as Rohr unveils 25-man provisional squad for Afcon 2019

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles technical adviser, has listed Mikel John Obi, Ahmed Musa, Kenneth Omeruo and Abdullahi Shehu in a 25-man squad to prepare for the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt this summer.Rohr also placed six other players on standby.Mikel was absent from the team following the Super Eagles 1-2 loss to Argentina at the 2018 FIFA [...]

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    Salah, Mane, Aubameyang share 2018/19 EPL Golden Boot

Salah, Mane, Aubameyang share 2018/19 EPL Golden Boot

Africa's trio of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are all English Premier League Golden Boot winners for the 2018/19 campaign season.The trio netted 22 times in the EPL with Manchester City's Sergio Aguero just missing out on the party with 21 goals for the season.Salah won the Golden Boot during his first campaign at Anfield in the 2017/18 [...]

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    Man City retains EPL title, equals Man Utd back-to-back record

Man City retains EPL title, equals Man Utd back-to-back record

Manchester City has been crowned champions of the 2018/19 English Premier League season, clinching back-to-back titles.Pep Guardiola's men clinched the EPL title with a 4-1 victory over Brighton at the Amex stadium on Sunday in an unprecedented title race.Man City now becomes the first team to retain the title back-to-back since Manchester United a decade ago.Glenn Murray's header in the [...]

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    Yaya Toure announces retirement, reveals future plans

Yaya Toure announces retirement, reveals future plans

Yaya Toure, former Ivory Coast midfielder, has announced his retirement from playing football and is set to launch a coaching career, according to his agent.The 35-year-old former Manchester City, Barcelona play-maker has made the decision after having his contract at Greek club Olympiacos terminated in December, says Dimitri Seluk, the Ivorian's agent, on Friday.Seluk revealed that Toure will now concentrate on a career [...]

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    NFF denies alleged misappropriation of World Cup fund

NFF denies alleged misappropriation of World Cup fund

The leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has denied allegations of misappropriating $8.4 million.The money was said to have been paid by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to the NFF as appearance fees for the 2014 World Cup that held in Brazil.Amaju Pinnick,  NFF president, and four other executive members of the federation have been accused of [...]

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    FG charges Pinnick with ‘$8.4m fraud’

FG charges Pinnick with ‘$8.4m fraud’

The federal government has charged Amaju Pinnick, president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), and four others with alleged misappropriation of $8.4 million belonging to the federation.The money was said to have been paid by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to the NFF as appearance fees for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.Okoi Obono-Obla, the special presidential investigative panel [...]

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    Bayern Munich star speaks on how refusal to pay bribe stopped him from playing for Nigeria

Bayern Munich star speaks on how refusal to pay bribe stopped him from playing for Nigeria

David Alaba, Bayern Munich star, has accused coaches of the Golden Eaglets of denying him the opportunity to join the Nigerian squad at the 2007 FIFA World Cup in South Korea because he refused to pay bribe.The late Yemi Tella was in charge of the Eaglets at the time.In an interview with All Nigeria Soccer,  Alaba called the Nigerian U-17 coaches, [...]

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    CONFIRMED: Joshua to defend heavyweight titles on US debut

CONFIRMED: Joshua to defend heavyweight titles on US debut

Anthony Joshua, world heavyweight champion, will take on Andy Ruiz Jr on June 1 in New York.The WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion was due to face off against Jarrell Miller before the American failed three drugs test.Joshua continued his preparations for the fight in Sheffield despite Miller's failed tests.https://twitter.com/eddiehearn/status/1123528376390684673?s=21Joshua maintained he will be ready for the challenge posed by [...]

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