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    Champions League preview II: Battle of Stamford Bridge

Champions League preview II: Battle of Stamford Bridge

BY JONATHAN LEDGER Last week saw Liverpool and Manchester City run riot away from home, Real Madrid confirming their Europian pedigree against PSG, and tottenham relying on the calmness Dembele and Kane plus the luck of Higuain missing a penalty to earn a 2-2 draw against Juventus.The Champions League Round of 16 continues this week with the possibility of Messi punishing [...]

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    FIFA president: In Nigeria, football is more than religion, love

FIFA president: In Nigeria, football is more than religion, love

FIFA President Gianni Infantino says Nigeria is a country with unquantifiable passion and love for football.According to Infantino, "football is life" in Nigeria.NAN reports that Infantino spoke on Monday at the maiden edition of the AITEO-NFF Awards, which was organised by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).The FIFA president said: "I was told that in Nigeria football is passion, but it [...]

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    Moses wins Aiteo/NFF Player of the Year award

Moses wins Aiteo/NFF Player of the Year award

Victor Moses has been named player of the year at the inaugural edition of the AITEO/NFF Football Awards.Asisat Oshoala, Super Falcons star,  won the player of the year in the female category.Plateau United coach, Kennedy Boboye, was named coach of the year award while former Super Falcons goalkeeper and assistant coach to the senior women national team is the coach of [...]

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    Udoji, Kano Pillars defender, dies in road crash

Udoji, Kano Pillars defender, dies in road crash

Chinedu Udoji, Kano Pillars defender, has died in a road accident which occurred on Sunday night.Udoji, who played against Enyimba FC, his former club, on Sunday, had an accident on his way home after the Nigeria Professional Football League game in Kano.Confirming the incident to TheCable, Idris Malikawa, Kano Pillars' spokesman, said "it is indeed a sad day for Nigerian [...]

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    Uruguay 2018: Cameroon qualify at Nigeria’s expense

Uruguay 2018: Cameroon qualify at Nigeria’s expense

Cameroon women's football team have booked their place at the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup at the expense of Nigeria.The hosts played out a 1-1 draw with the Flamingoes at the Ahmaduo Ahidjo Stadium, Yaounde, capital of Cameroon, on Sunday.The first leg in Benin City ended 2-2.The young Lionesses qualified on away goal rule with an aggregate of 3-3.Nigeria [...]

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    Winter Olympics: Nigeria’s debutante, Simidele Adeagbo, finishes last in skeleton race

Winter Olympics: Nigeria’s debutante, Simidele Adeagbo, finishes last in skeleton race

Simidele Adeagbo, Nigeria's first female skeleton athlete, finished bottom place in the sport's women heat at the Pyeongchang Winter Games on Saturday.Adeagbo, who competed with 19 other athletes in the third and final women heat, finished last with a timing of 3:36.78 secs.The debutante was on the same spot after the first and second run on Friday with 1:48:77 secs [...]

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    British IOC member kicked out of winter games

British IOC member kicked out of winter games

There was a mild drama at the ongoing PyeongChang Winter Games, as Adam Pengilly, a British member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), was kicked out.This followed an incident involving a security officer on Thursday.In a statement, IOC apologised over the incident but gave no details of what really happened.“Following an interview with the IOC Ethics and Compliance Officer he [...]

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    Arsenal’s EPL target is top four, says Iwobi

Arsenal’s EPL target is top four, says Iwobi

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi says Arsenal drive of getting to the top four spot in the English Premier League is as realistic as winning the Europa League.The Arsene Wenger tutored side are eight points off the Champions League slot and currently sixth on the EPL table, with 45 points.In an interview with UK Mirror, he said "We have to [...]

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    Lokomotiv Plovdiv unveil Steven Eze, CHAN Eagles defender

Lokomotiv Plovdiv unveil Steven Eze, CHAN Eagles defender

Nigerian defender Steven Eze has been unveiled by Bulgarian clubside Lokomotiv Plovdiv.The former Kano Pillars player signed for the Bulgarian top side while on duty with the CHAN Eagles in Morocco last month.The 23-year-old has promised to make a difference for Lokomotiv in their quest for a Bulgarian title."I am happy to be a part of a big club like [...]

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    Nigeria’s World Cup opponents rise to No. 18 in FIFA ranking

Nigeria’s World Cup opponents rise to No. 18 in FIFA ranking

The Super Eagles of Nigeria dropped a spot down from 51 to 52 in the latest FIFA men’s world rankings released on Thursday -- but their World Cup opponents, Iceland, are now at an all-time high of No. 18.On a brighter note, the three-time African champions climbed two spots up from nine to seven in the continental ranking.The fortune of [...]

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