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    Balogun holds fort in Brighton win over Manchester United

Balogun holds fort in Brighton win over Manchester United

Brighton and Hove Albion, with the presence of Super Eagles' centre back, Leon Balogun, defeated a poor Manchester United side 3-2 at the Amex stadium.United handed starts to Romelu Lukaku and Ashley Young after a long summer in Russia, while Anthony Martial got into the first 11 due to Alexis Sanchez's injury.Lukaku should have put United ahead 10 minutes into [...]

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    Ronaldo begins Juventus adventure with late win at Chievo

Ronaldo begins Juventus adventure with late win at Chievo

Defending Serie A champions, Juventus, armed with new signing Cristiano Ronaldo, began the seventh defence of their title with a 3-2 comeback victory over Chievo with the winning goal scored in added time.The party started on three minutes through Sami Khedira, the German midfielder pouncing on captain Giorgio Chiellini's knockdown to score through the keeper's legs for 1-0.A workaholic Ronaldo dazzled [...]

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    Iwobi scores in narrow Arsenal defeat at Chelsea

Iwobi scores in narrow Arsenal defeat at Chelsea

Super Eagles midfielder Alex Iwobi got his first start of the season at Stamford Bridge where his Arsenal side lost 2-3 to Mauro Sarri's Chelsea.Starting alongside the 24-year-old in the attacking third were Mesut Ozil, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, while Nacho Monreal also got his first game of the season at left back.Chelsea coach, Sarri, named an unchanged side [...]

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    NFF crisis: Giwa floors Pinnick in Jos court

NFF crisis: Giwa floors Pinnick in Jos court

A federal high court sitting in Jos, Plateau state capital, on Friday failed to vacate the ex-parte granted Chris Giwa, one of the parties in the leadership crisis that has engulfed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).The court had granted the order on June 5, 2018, which gave Giwa the impetus to pose as the president of the NFF.Following that order, [...]

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    Allegri says Ronaldo will make Juventus debut Saturday

Allegri says Ronaldo will make Juventus debut Saturday

Juventus manager, Massimiliano Allegri, has revealed that new signing from Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo, will make his Serie A debut in the season opener against Chievo on Saturday.The 51-year old coach made this known while fielding questions from reporters at his first conference of the season."Cristiano will make his Serie A debut for us tomorrow," he said.Allegri, who rejected advances [...]

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    Nigeria crash out of U20 Women’s World Cup

Nigeria crash out of U20 Women’s World Cup

Nigeria’s Under-20 Women’s team crashed out of the ongoing Women’s World Cup in France after losing to Spain.Spain booked their spot in the semi-finals after first-half goals from Aitana Bonmati and Patri Guijarro.The first goal of the match was recorded within 13 minutes.Bonmati almost had a second with a free-kick that struck the underside of the Nigerian crossbar and bounced [...]

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    Atletico trash Real Madrid to win Super Cup

Atletico trash Real Madrid to win Super Cup

Atletico Madrid scored four goals, two from Diego Costa, for the first time ever against Real Madrid as the Europa Cup winners defeated Champions League winners 4-2 to win the UEFA Super Cup in an entertaining match played at the Le Coq Arena in Tallinin, Estonia.Real Madrid's new coach, Julan Lopetegui, was managing his first competitive match for the club [...]

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    Victor Moses retires from international football

Victor Moses retires from international football

Victor Moses, Super Eagles wingback, says he is retiring from international football.Moses announced his retirement on his Twitter handle on Wednesday.The Chelsea player said it is time for him to "step back and focus fully" on his club career as well as his family.He added that he is stepping aside to give the next generation of the Super Eagles the [...]

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    Kenneth Omeruo joins Leganes from Chelsea on loan

Kenneth Omeruo joins Leganes from Chelsea on loan

Kenneth Omeruo on Tuesday signed for Club Deportivo Leganés on loan from Chelsea.The Chelsea defender will spend the entirety of the 2018/19 season with the La Liga club.It is the seventh time the Super Eagles player will be shipped out on loan from the north London club.Omeruo, who has so far been unable to lock down first-team opportunities at Chelsea, [...]

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    FIFA warns Nigeria: Return NFF control to Pinnick by Monday or face suspension

FIFA warns Nigeria: Return NFF control to Pinnick by Monday or face suspension

FIFA says it would suspend Nigeria from football activities if it fails to comply with its instructions.The world football governing body said it had been notified about the crisis in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and it views it as “undue interference".It said Nigeria must ensure that the NFF office in Abuja is occupied by the Amaju Pinnick faction by [...]

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