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    Boboye succeeds Osho at Remo Stars, targets continental football

Boboye succeeds Osho at Remo Stars, targets continental football

Kennedy Boboye says his objective is to qualify Remo Stars for continental football.The Abeokuta club unveiled him as its new technical adviser on Friday.The former Plateau United coach succeeds Fatai Osho who resigned on Wednesday.Boboye left the Jos-based side following the expiration of his two-year contract. While there, he made history by guiding them to a first ever NPFL championship in [...]

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    ‘Give me a chance with Eagles’ — Israel-based Ofoedu begs Rohr

‘Give me a chance with Eagles’ — Israel-based Ofoedu begs Rohr

Chikeluba Ofoedu, Maccabi Tel Aviv attacker, has called on Gernot Rohr to give him a chance to prove himself with the Super Eagles.Since moving to Europe after emerging as the revelation of the 2011/2012 Nigerian league season, Ofoedu has continued to impress in front of goal.The attacker scored his seventh goal for Maccabi Tel Aviv when they drew 1-1 with Hapoel [...]

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    China thrash Super Falcons in opener of four-nation tourney

China thrash Super Falcons in opener of four-nation tourney

China thrashed African champions, Super Falcons, 3-0 in the opening game of the ongoing four-nation invitational tournament. Zhang Rui opened scoring for the home side as early as the ninth minute on Thursday.Despite the Nigerian side stepping up their game, the first half end 1-0 in favour of China.The Chinese side dominated play in the second half as Li Ying doubled [...]

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    Ronaldo seals Italian Super Cup for Juventus

Ronaldo seals Italian Super Cup for Juventus

Juventus won the Italian Super Cup with a 1-0 victory over AC Milan thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo’s second half header at the King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.The win makes Juventus the most successful club in the competition with eight triumphs, surpassing Milan’s seven.Despite the many controversies trailing the decision to play this year’s edition in Saudi Arabia, [...]

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    Fatal Osho resigns as Remo Stars coach

Fatal Osho resigns as Remo Stars coach

Fatai Osho has resigned as the head coach of Remo Stars Football Club.This is the second time Osho will be quitting as Remo Stars coach after he was reappointed following Nduka Ugbade’s exit in 2017.A source told TheCable that the club's management wants Osho to be an assistant to Kennedy Boboye, which he agreed to."Remo stars management want Kennedy Boboye to [...]

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    Petr Cech to retire at end of season

Petr Cech to retire at end of season

Petr Cech, Arsenal's veteran goalkeeper, has announced that he will retire from football at the end of the season.The 36-year-old former Chelsea goalkeeper who joined Arsenal in the summer of 2015 made the announcement on Twitter."Having played 15 years in the Premier League and won every single trophy possible, I feel like I have achieved everything I set out to [...]

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    Federer, Djokovic, Nadal, Serena march into Australian Open second round

Federer, Djokovic, Nadal, Serena march into Australian Open second round

Australian Open got underway in Melbourne with the big guns -- Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams -- all waltzing through the first round with minimal fuss.Defending champion, Federer, picked apart Denis Istomin in straight sets with a 6-3 6-4 6-4 win.Federer, who has won the tournament six times, will face Britain's Dan Evans in the second [...]

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    SHOCKING: Vandals cart away Kanu’s medals

SHOCKING: Vandals cart away Kanu’s medals

Former Nigeria international, Nwankwo Kanu, cut a pitiable sight in Lagos on Monday as he revealed how suspected vandals invaded his The Hardley Apartments situated along Waziri Ibrahim Crescent on Victoria Island, making away with his football medals, trophies, plaques and other valuable items.The hotel has been sealed up since 2015 sequel to an alleged default in transaction between it [...]

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    Oshoala, Oparanozie missing from Falcons’ squad for four-nation tourney

Oshoala, Oparanozie missing from Falcons’ squad for four-nation tourney

The Super Falcons left for China without two key players, Oshoala Asisat and Desire Oparanozie, as they kick-start their preparations for the Women’s World Cup.A delegation comprising of 16 players and nine officials departed Nigeria on Monday for the four-nation tournament.Four other players; defender Faith Michael, midfielder Rita Chikwelu and forwards Ini-Abasi Umotong and Chinaza Uchendu will fly to China [...]

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    Pinnick: Everything legitimate will be done to ensure Eagles win AFCON

Pinnick: Everything legitimate will be done to ensure Eagles win AFCON

Amaju Pinnick, president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says the main objective of 2019 is for the Super Eagles to win the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).Pinnick said a fourth AFCON title is long overdue for Nigeria, adding that "everything legitimate" will be done to ensure the Eagles bring home the trophy."The very big one that we do not want [...]

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