Monday, September 24, 2018

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    Gbolahan Salami begs Nigerians for choosing transfer over CHAN

Gbolahan Salami begs Nigerians for choosing transfer over CHAN

Gbolahan Salami, the Super Eagles and former Warri Wolves FC striker, says he is happy and can't help but thank God for his move to KUPS FC of Finland.Gbolahan expressed his happiness to TheCable in a telephone interview, saying: "I am happy and I thank God for making this happen for me." This is a happy moment for me because [...]

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    Barca dump Gunners out of UCL as expected

Barca dump Gunners out of UCL as expected

Barcelona have sent Arsenal packing from Nou Camp from the Uefa Championship League (UCL) to go into the quarter finals of the Championship, thanks to goals from Neymar, Suarez and Messi.Ospina was able to save a close-range shot from Messi in the 17th minutes. Neymar latched onto a through ball from Suarez and picked his spot to give Barcelona the [...]

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    FIFA: South Africa paid $10m bribe to host 2010 World Cup

FIFA: South Africa paid $10m bribe to host 2010 World Cup

FIFA has admitted that South Africa indeed paid a bribe of $10m to host the 2010 World Cup.According to Daily Star, the world footballing body filed the legal papers in New York in a bid to claim back some money swindled by its officials.Ex-officials who have pleaded guilty have already agreed to pay more than $190 million in forfeiture, according [...]

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    Ifeanyi Ubah biggest winner but MFM go top of table

Ifeanyi Ubah biggest winner but MFM go top of table

Ifeanyi Ubah FC recorded the biggest victory of Sunday in one of the Week Six Nigeria Professional Football League matches played at the weekend, thrashing Ikorodu United 4-1 in Nnewi.Nico Dao started the onslaught for the home team as early as the 11th minute of the game before adding his and the clubs’ second goal seven minute later off Alberico [...]

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    Ighalo: I was not injured… I’m ready for Egypt

Ighalo: I was not injured… I’m ready for Egypt

Odion Ighalo, Watford striker, says he was not injured in Sunday's FA Cup game against Arsenal.He had hobbled out of the match in which he scored the opener in a 2-1 upset of the FA Cup defending champions.There were fears that he may not be available for Nigeria's all-important Nations Cup qualifier against Egypt."Iggy", as nicknamed by his captain Troy Deeney, [...]

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    Ighalo, Guedioura end Gunners’ Wembley dream

Ighalo, Guedioura end Gunners’ Wembley dream

Odion Ighalo and Adlene Guedioura helped Watford FC book a place in the semi final of the FA cup with their goals at the Emirate.Ighalo broke the deadlock in the 50th minute with a shot on the turn which flew into the bottom corner.Guedioura smashed an unstoppable rocket into the top corner from the edge of the area in the [...]

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    Odemwingie joins Bristol City on loan

Odemwingie joins Bristol City on loan

Osaze Odemwingie, Nigerian striker, has been signed on loan to Bristol City, the club in the second tier division for the remainder of the season.Odemwingie is leaving Stoke City, where he has made just five Premier League appearances this term.Lee Johnson, head coach of Bristol, expressed delight over the loan deal, saying he is looking forward to working with the [...]

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    Benitez named new Newcastle United manager

Benitez named new Newcastle United manager

Rafael Benitez has been confirmed as the new coach of Newcastle United on a three-year deal.Benitez, former Real Madrid manager, said after the confirmation of his appointment that he was happy to return to the Premier League and live closer to his home and family."I have the pleasure to confirm I have committed to a legendary English club, with the [...]

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    Moses Simon ‘believes in miracles’ ahead of Egypt clash

Moses Simon ‘believes in miracles’ ahead of Egypt clash

Moses Daddy-Ajala Simon, KAA Gent of Belgium and Super Eagles forward, believes a miracle can happen when Nigeria face the Pharaohs of Egypt by getting the maximum six points in the double-header later this month.Speaking with TheCable from his base in Belgium, Moses said: "I believe in God and miracles still happen."Quite alright, everyone say its a difficult game. But with God all things [...]

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    Musa on Russia player of the week award: Hard work pays

Musa on Russia player of the week award: Hard work pays

Ahmed Musa, CSKA Moscow and Super Eagles striker, says he is very happy to have won the Russian league player of the week award, and has attributed the feat to hard work.Musa, who defeated Maciej Rybus of Terek Grozny and Stanislav Kritsyuk of FC Krasnodar to win the award, told TheCable: "It is just all about hard work. Hard work [...]

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    Mikel ‘will wait’ till summer before deciding Chelsea future

Mikel ‘will wait’ till summer before deciding Chelsea future

John Obi Mikel, Super Eagles and Chelsea midfield star, has decided to put on hold contract renewal with his club until summer.According to Mikel's agent, the player has ecided to wait until the end of the season before sorting out his future."Chelsea have approached him for an extension," Metro Uk quoted him as saying."But he said after the season he’ll decide. He has [...]

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    SuperZee: My parents made my dream career happen

SuperZee: My parents made my dream career happen

Asisat Oshoala, Super Falcons superstar, was one of the speakers at the FIFA second women’s football and leadership conference in Zurich on Monday - where she spoke about her inspiration in life."I was lucky to have parents who supported my dream of playing football - not everyone is that fortunate," she said."Please do whatever you can do to help move women's football [...]

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    Onazi: Painful I can’t play against Egypt in Kaduna

Onazi: Painful I can’t play against Egypt in Kaduna

Ogenyi Onazi, FC Lazio and Super Eagles midfield star, says "it is painful" that he is ineligible to play in the first leg of the double-header against Egypt in Kaduna, due to the red card he got in the match against Chad in June, 2015.But Onazi told TheCable from his base in Italy that his exclusion from the game, will not [...]

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    Ahmed Musa: I am NOT an Arsenal fan

Ahmed Musa: I am NOT an Arsenal fan

Ahmed Musa, the Super Eagles and CSKA Moscow winger-striker, says reports that he did not sign for Tottenham Hotspur of England because he is a fervent supporter of Arsenal.Musa also told TheCable that he is not thinking for now about moving to another club.He said: "All are just talks. No truth in them.""I am a CSKA Moscow fan through and through."Musa said he does [...]

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    Alampasu: I’m not bitter about Super Eagles snub

Alampasu: I’m not bitter about Super Eagles snub

Dele Alampasu, the Super Eagles reserve goalkeeper, says he does not feel bad about not being invited for the team's games against Egypt.The FC Feirense of Portugal player told TheCable that he will look forward to being invited for future Eagles games."Well, what can I say? The coaches always have the final say on who and who to invite for any [...]

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    Enyimba fail to shine again

Enyimba fail to shine again

Enyimba, Nigeria's professional football league defending champions, failed to shine again as they lost their week five match against El-Kanemi Warriors on Sunday.The People’s Elephant lost 2-0 and have, so far, won just one game in the new season - a 1-0 victory against Ikorodu United during the week. The team now occupies the 17th position on the league table.Former champion, [...]

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