Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Remi Sulola

    NPFL: Plateau United maintain top spot as MFM beat Sunshine Stars

NPFL: Plateau United maintain top spot as MFM beat Sunshine Stars

Plateau United's unbeaten start to the Nigeria Professional Football League(NPFL) continued on Sunday as they forced hosts, Nasarawa United, to a goalless draw. The stalemate ensured Plateau United maintained their top spot on the table. The Jos-based team is yet to lose a game after six matches and have a point's lead at the top of the table with MFM closely behind [...]

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    Iheanacho missing as Jesus saves City

Iheanacho missing as Jesus saves City

A Fernando Gabriel Jesus brace helped Manchester City overcome Swansea 2-1 at the Etihad stadium on Sunday. As Jesus continues to shine for the Citizens, Nigerian starlet, Kelechi Iheanacho, remained frozen out by coach Pep Guardiola. While the Manchester City team was extremely dominant in the first 45 minutes, they had only Jesus’ early goal to show for their efforts at the [...]

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    Cameroon vs Egypt: A tough AFCON final to call

Cameroon vs Egypt: A tough AFCON final to call

The final of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) is undeniably a tough one for football experts and bookmakers to call. Taking place on Sunday at the stade de l’Amitié, Libreville, Gabon, the clash is between two of the strongest teams in Africa. After their performance in the group stage, Cameroon was not expected to go far in the tournament, but [...]

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    Lookman stars in mauling of Bournemouth as Lukaku scored 300th premier league hattrick

Lookman stars in mauling of Bournemouth as Lukaku scored 300th premier league hattrick

Ademola Lookman starred in Everton 6-3 mauling of Bournemouth at the Goodison park on Saturday. 31 seconds into the game at Goodison park, Romelu Lukaku shot Everton ahead through a curled superb strike which left Artur Boruc with no chance. Lukaku went down the right side, found James McCarthy, chugged up from central midfield, and he finished at the second attempt after [...]

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    Moses shines, Iwobi quiet as Chelsea thrash Arsenal

Moses shines, Iwobi quiet as Chelsea thrash Arsenal

Nigerian, Victor Moses, was lively as Chelsea avenged their early-season defeat in the hands of Arsenal with an emphatic 3-1 win victory at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon. Arsenal started the game with purpose and intensity but a lapse in concentration defensively cost them early on as Chelsea took the lead through Marcos Alonso’s controversial goal. Although Arsenal could have equalised, they [...]

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    Cameroon stop Ghana’s 35-year quest for Afcon gold

Cameroon stop Ghana’s 35-year quest for Afcon gold

Cameroon defeated Ghana 2-0 to move to the final of the African Cup of Nations 2017 where they will meet Egypt on Saturday. The loss, for Ghana's black stars, means their wait for another nations cup gold continues. They last won the tournament in 1982. The game started on a very fast pace as Cameroon, noted for starting slowly and being defensive, came [...]

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    Frank Lampard retires from football — ‘after 21 incredible years’

Frank Lampard retires from football — ‘after 21 incredible years’

Frank Lampard, former West Ham, Chelsea, Manchester City and England midfielder, has announced his retirement from professional football. Lampard, who earned 106 caps for England, left New York City FC in November after his contract expired. The Chelsea all-time record goalscorer on Thursday took to his social media accounts to announce his decision to retire despite receiving "a number of exciting offers [...]

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    Egypt defeat Burkina Faso to book final place

Egypt defeat Burkina Faso to book final place

Egypt, seven-time champions of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON), are through to the final of the 2017 edition of the competition, holding in Gabon. The team defeated Burkina Faso 4-3 on penalties at Libreville stadium. Essam El Hadary, the oldest goalkeeper in the competition, was the hero of the game, as he saved Herve Koffi and Bertrand Traore's penalty kicks. It was [...]

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    Dalung to bury wife, Briskila, on February 4

Dalung to bury wife, Briskila, on February 4

Solomon Dalung, minister of youth and sports development, will bury his late wife on Saturday at Sabongida, Langtang south local government area of Plateau state. Dalung confirmed this in a statement signed in Abuja on Wednesday by Tolu Makinde, the director of information in the ministry. According to the statement, Dalung is still in pain over the demise of his wife. The minister [...]

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    Odion Ighalo joins Mikel Obi in Chinese Super League

Odion Ighalo joins Mikel Obi in Chinese Super League

Watford FC has confirmed the sale of Odion Ighalo, Super Eagles striker, to Changchun Yatai. Ighalo joins the Chinese Super League side for a reported fee of £20m. The farewell message on Watford FC website said:"It's been in the offing - Odion Ighalo has completed his move to China with Changchun Yatai after a century of appearances and 40 goals in yellow." "Thank you, [...]

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PREVIEW AFCON 2017 SEMI-FINAL: Burkika-Faso move to deny Egypt record eight title

Egypt, the seven time African Cup of Nations winners are on track for another record win. An eight title beckons but it will be fool hardy to underrate Burkina Faso, who showed what they are capable of with the quarter final win over Tunisia. Burkina Faso pumped above its weight to get to this stage after it looked like Cameroon will annihilate [...]

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    Odion Ighalo ‘undergoing medical’, set to join Chinese club

Odion Ighalo ‘undergoing medical’, set to join Chinese club

Odion Ighalo, Super Eagles and Watford FC striker, says he got tired of sitting on the bench, hence, his decision to join the Chinese league. Chinese club, Changchun Yatai, and Watford have reportedly agreed on £20 million for Ighalo. Walter Mazzari, manager of Watford, had confirmed that the club was considering a "very important" offer for Ighalo. The striker told TheCable that he would [...]

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AFCON 2017: Egypt pips Morocco 1-0 to book semi final place

Egypt are through to the semi final of the 2017 AFCON after defeating Morocco 1-0 in Port-Gentil. Egypt could not break north African rivals Morocco till late in the second half to progress to the semis. Mahmoud Kahraba 87th minute goal from a right footed shot from the 6-yard box into Mohan Mohanmedi's net for the only goal of the game. With the [...]

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    Ayew brothers send Ghana into AFCON semi final

Ayew brothers send Ghana into AFCON semi final

Jordan and Andrew Ayew on Sunday booked a semi final place for Ghana in the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Gabon. Second half goals from the siblings ensured Ghana defeated DR Congo 2-1 to inch closer to the final. At the end of the first forty-five minutes, the match remained a barren draw. In the second half, Jordan Ayew got [...]

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    Mo Farah: Queen made me a knight, Trump made me an alien

Mo Farah: Queen made me a knight, Trump made me an alien

Sir Mo Farrah, a British-Somali athlete, has condemned Donald Trump’s decision to ban Muslims from seven countries from travelling to the US. Farah described the new policy by the US President as "ignorant and prejudiced". He said he'd have to tell his kids that he might not be able to come home from his training camp in Ethiopia. Farah was born in Somalia [...]

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NPFL Match Day 5: Plateau, Rivers maintain unbeaten runs

League leader, Plateau United on Sunday maintained their unbeaten runs in the Nigeria Professional Football League(NPFL) after a 2-1 defeat of Abia Warriors in Jos. Likewise in Port Harcourt, Champions League side, Rivers United, also continued their runs but with a disapointing 0-0 draw at home against Lobi Stars. Captain Golbe Elisha was again in superb form for Plateau United scoring his [...]

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