Remi Sulola

    Bale: If you play well for 45 minutes, you won’t win a match in the EPL

Bale: If you play well for 45 minutes, you won’t win a match in the EPL

Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale says teams in the English Premier League have to play at a high level for 90 minutes to win games as opposed to their counterparts in the Spanish La Liga."Every game in the Premier League, you have to be at 100 per cent for 90 minutes or you will lose," the player who transferred from [...]

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    ‘Guardiola’s loyalty to Barcelona philosophy affecting job at Man City’

‘Guardiola’s loyalty to Barcelona philosophy affecting job at Man City’

Oscar Bruzon Barreras, assistant coach of RCD Mallorca, believes that Pep Guardiola has not performed as expected in the English Premier League because of his loyalty to Barcelona's style of play.According to Bruzon, the challenges being faced by Guardiola are normal because the philosophy of coaching in Spain is completely different from that of Germany and England.Bruzon, however, expressed optimism [...]

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    Plateau remain atop NPFL table despite draw

Plateau remain atop NPFL table despite draw

Despite dropping points in the 1-1 draw with Shooting Stars of Ibadan, Plateau United remain atop the Nigeria Professional Football League.The visitors took the lead in the dying minutes of the first half when Ibeh Johnson converted a throw-in but Shooting scored the equaliser from the spot when substitute Bode Daniel was fouled in the box and Ibrahim Adebayo scored the [...]

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    Liverpool outclass Arsenal at Anfield

Liverpool outclass Arsenal at Anfield

Arsene Wenger's 50th game against Liverpool ended in 3-1 defeat at Anfield as the hosts continued their outstanding performance in big games this season.The Reds were desperate to return to winning ways after a poor display against Leicester City on Monday evening.As early as the 9th minute, Roberto Firmino found space and slipped the ball past Hector Bellerin.In the 40th [...]

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    Ndidi impressive as Leicester secure back-to-back wins

Ndidi impressive as Leicester secure back-to-back wins

Nigerian Wilfred Ndidi was impressive in the 3-1 routing of Hull City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.The Foxes' win is extremely vital as it gives them momentum to build on following the sack of coach Claudio Ranieri.The hosts went behind early on but they hit back through Christian Fuchs and Riyad Mahrez, after which an own goal by [...]

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    Ideye missing as Mikel, Ighalo lose on Chinese League debut

Ideye missing as Mikel, Ighalo lose on Chinese League debut

Nigerian players in the Chinese League failed to help their teams avoid defeat on Saturday.John Mikel Obi was unable to prevent his team, Tianjin Yeda, from losing as they slumped 0-2 to Shandong Luneng.Shandong Luneng scored twice in the second half through Binbin Liu and Papiss Cisse to win the game.Brown Ideye, Obi's teammate, did not feature in the game.Tianjin Yeda [...]

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    MFM striker, Olatunbosun, wins CNN goal of the week award

MFM striker, Olatunbosun, wins CNN goal of the week award

Nigerian football league player Sikiru Olatunbosun has won the CNN Football goal of the week award.Olatunbosun defeated Radja Nainggolan of Roma, Y. Tielemans of Anderlecht and Joey Jones of Woking FC to emerge the victor.The Nigerian was the overwhelming winner with 82% of the total votes.Congratulations to Sikiru Olatunbosun, winner of the latest CNN Goal of the Week! pic.twitter.com/9hncedUlol— CNN [...]

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    Dalung: Africa can’t remain a plucking ground for European football leagues

Dalung: Africa can’t remain a plucking ground for European football leagues

Solomon Dalung, minister of sports, has urged African football administrators to develop their respective leagues to avoid the prevalent exploitation by Europeans.He charged African football leagues to address the challenges stopping them competing with the best leagues in the world.Dalung said this on Thursday when senate president Bukola Saraki hosted Madagascar Football Association president, Ahmad Ahmad."Our country has made, and is [...]

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    Torres hospitalised after suffering severe head injury

Torres hospitalised after suffering severe head injury

Athletico Madrid striker, Fernando Torres, is in a stable condition after being rushed to hospital on Thursday night.The former Chelsea star was momentarily unconscious after being involved in a clash of heads during Atletico Madrid's encounter with Deportivo.Torres hit the ground with a terrific thud after challenging Alex Bergantinos for an aerial ball.Medical staff promptly rushed over and he was [...]

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    CAF election: I’ll bring a breath of fresh air to African football, says Ahmad

CAF election: I’ll bring a breath of fresh air to African football, says Ahmad

Ahmad Ahmad, presidential candidate of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), has said African football will enjoy an upward progression if he defeats incumbent Issa Hayatou.The Madagascar Football Association president will take on the long standing CAF president on March 16 in Ethiopia.Ahmad, who met with the Nigerian sports minister Solomon Dalung and NFF second vice president Shehu Dikko highlighted [...]

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    Ighalo: I was NOT excluded from Eagles squad because I play in China

Ighalo: I was NOT excluded from Eagles squad because I play in China

Odion Ighalo, Changchun Yatai FC striker, says he wasn't excluded from Gernot Rohr's Super Eagles squad for international friendlies because he moved to the Chinese League. Rohr had excluded Mikel Obi and Ighalo from the list of players to prosecute the upcoming friendly matches in London against Senegal and Burkina Faso. Ighalo told TheCable that he excused himself from the game to have ample [...]

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    Ahmad, Hayatou’s rival for CAF presidency, in Nigeria to meet Saraki, Dalung

Ahmad, Hayatou’s rival for CAF presidency, in Nigeria to meet Saraki, Dalung

Ahmad Ahmad, Madagascar Football Association president, who intends to challenge Issa Hayatou for the Confederation of African Football(CAF) presidency, is in Abuja.Ahmad is scheduled to meet with the senate president, Bukola Saraki, as well as the sports minister, Solomon Dalung.The Madagascar FA president aims to stop Hayatou from securing a record eight tenure in office.Hayatou has been CAF president since 1988.Amaju [...]

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    Sand Eagles can beat Mexico, Italy and any other team, says Azeez

Sand Eagles can beat Mexico, Italy and any other team, says Azeez

Abu Azeez, a key part of the Nigerian Beach Soccer team, is confident that the Super Sand Eagles can make it past the quarterfinals of the Beach Soccer World Cup.Azeez stated that Mexico will definitely not be a threat to Nigeria but accepted that the experienced Italian team is the clear favourite in the group."I know that the draw is [...]

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    Luis Enrique leaving Barcelona, says ‘I need to rest’

Luis Enrique leaving Barcelona, says ‘I need to rest’

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has announced he will leave the club at the end of this season.Enrique delivered the news to his players at the Camp Nou after his team had scored six goals in the victory over Sporting Gijon on Wednesday night.The club confirmed the decision of the Spaniard on social media before he addressed the press.citing the intense [...]

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    ‘China boys’ — Ighalo, Mikel — missing from Rohr’s 25-man squad for friendlies

‘China boys’ — Ighalo, Mikel — missing from Rohr’s 25-man squad for friendlies

China-based players, John Mikel Obi and Odion Ighalo, have been excluded from the 25 man squad for upcoming friendly matches against Senegal and Burkina Faso.Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles technical adviser, released the list of invited players on Wednesday.Noah Joel Bazee and Tyronne Ebuehi are the new invitees in Rohr's list.Others are goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, defenders Leon Balogun and William Ekong, midfielders [...]

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    Victor Moses extends Chelsea contract until 2021

Victor Moses extends Chelsea contract until 2021

Victor Moses, Chelsea FC winger, has been rewarded for his sterling performance this season with a two-year contract extension.The 26-year-old Nigeria international's previous deal was due to expire in 2019 but Moses has now extended his stay until 2021.The wing-back has been one of the stars of the Blues' season and has played a key part in the league leaders' [...]

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