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    Injured Enyeama out for rest of the season

Injured Enyeama out for rest of the season

Vincent Enyeama, Lille FC goalkeeper, has been ruled out for the rest of the season after sustaining a knee injury.Enyeama, who joined Lille in June 2011, will not feature for the club again this season.“Vincent Enyeama will be out for the rest of the season. #CourageVincent,” Lille tweeted on Thursday.https://twitter.com/losclive/status/857555734485184512Since the announcement was made, Lille fans have taken to Twitter [...]

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    Rangers overcome Wikki in five-goal thriller

Rangers overcome Wikki in five-goal thriller

Rangers defeated Wikki Tourists on Wednesday to earn a second consecutive victory.The defending champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) won the rescheduled game 3-2.The Flying Antelopes took the lead when Bobby Clement rose above Wikki's defense in the 12th minute to head home a corner kick by Bright Silas.Ifeanyi George scored his second goal in two games when he [...]

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    Confederation Cup: Rivers United in group of death

Confederation Cup: Rivers United in group of death

Rivers United has been drawn in a "group of death" for 2017 Confederation Cup group stages.The draws took place in Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday.Rivers United, who defeated Rwandan's Rayon Sports to qualify for the group stages, will face FUS Rabat of Morocco, Club Africain of Tunisia and Kampala CCA of Uganda in Group A.In Group B, South African side, Platinum [...]

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    Serena Williams reveals she announced her pregnancy by accident

Serena Williams reveals she announced her pregnancy by accident

Serena Williams has revealed that she "accidentally" made her pregnancy public.The world number one learned she was expecting a baby two weeks before the Australian Open in January.Williams had last week posted a picture on Snapchat showing off a small baby bump with the caption “20 weeks”.She took down the post shortly afterwards. The news was eventually confirmed by her [...]

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    Moses instrumental in Chelsea’s humbling of Southampton

Moses instrumental in Chelsea’s humbling of Southampton

Nigerian forward Victor Moses was instrumental as Chelsea trounced Southampton to extend their lead on the English Premier League table.Both sides came into the game firing on all cylinders but Chelsea struck blood first.Eden Hazard fired a shot past Fraser Forster from 15 yards to give the Blues the lead in the 5th minute.Former Chelsea player, Oriel Romeu, cancelled out the [...]

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    Benitez takes Newcastle back to Premier League

Benitez takes Newcastle back to Premier League

Newcastle United have secured an immediate return to the Premier League after a convincing home victory over Preston.Two goals from Ayoze Perez and strikes from Christian Atsu and Matt Ritchie were enough for the Magpies to secure their return to the top flight.St James’ Park celebrated the feat by paying tribute to the man who gave them hope 12 months [...]

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    First time I played against Cameroon — they were like babies, says Falcons star

First time I played against Cameroon — they were like babies, says Falcons star

Super Falcons striker Francesca Ordega says the Lionesses of Cameroon were "like babies" the first she lined up against them.She, however, said Cameroon's senior female team is much stronger nowadays — a testament to how much women's football has developed in Africa.Ordega, who plays her club football for Washington Spirits in the US, believes that women's football is more competitive when compared [...]

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    Victor Moses makes BBC team of the week

Victor Moses makes BBC team of the week

Chelsea Winger Victor Moses has been included in BBC team of the week.BBC Sports website published the list on Monday.The inclusion of the Nigerian was as a result of his impressive performance for Chelsea in the 4-2 FA Cup win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday at Wembley Stadium.His compatriots, David Luiz, Willian and N'Golo Kante, were also included on the [...]

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    N’Golo Kanté named PFA player of the year award

N’Golo Kanté named PFA player of the year award

N'Golo Kante, Chelsea midfielder, has been named the Professional Football Association (PFA) player of the year for the 2016-17 season.The 26-year-old who is on course to win back-to-back Premier League titles saw off teammate Eden Hazard who won the award in 2015.Other contenders Kante pipped to the award were Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku, ­Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Alexis Sanchez.Hazard took second [...]

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    Ikhana quits as Kano Pillars coach, cites health issues

Ikhana quits as Kano Pillars coach, cites health issues

Former African coach of the year, Kadiri Ikhana, has announced his departure from Kano Pillars Football Club due to "health issues".Ikhana's last assignment with Kano Pillars was a 0-1 home loss to Akwa United.The coach was attacked after the match and he's currently receiving medical treatment in Abeokuta, Ogun state.Announcing his resignation on Sunday, Ikhana said he is no longer strong [...]

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