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    Maigari faces certificate forgery allegation — one day to NFF election

Maigari faces certificate forgery allegation — one day to NFF election

Aminu Maigari, a contender in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) presidential election, has been accused of certificate forgery.According to a statement signed by Mohammed Sani Katu, chairman of the NFF electoral committee, the clearance issued to Maigari to vie for NFF presidency has been withdrawn and substituted with a "provisional clearance".Katu said there are discrepancies in the certificates submitted by [...]

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    UCL: Messi opens with hat trick, late Firmino winner for Liverpool

UCL: Messi opens with hat trick, late Firmino winner for Liverpool

Barcelona started their UCL season with a 4-0 win over PSV Eindhoven at the Camp Nou stadium, thanks to a Lionel Messi hat trick and a brilliant individual strike by Ousmanne Dembele.The first goal was a brilliant free kick just outside the penalty area while the 30-year old's second and third were first-time shots from the six-yard box off two [...]

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    UEFA Champions League: New European order or continued Ronaldo dominance?

UEFA Champions League: New European order or continued Ronaldo dominance?

The UEFA Champions League is back and the biggest names — except you are Eden Hazard and play for Chelsea in the Europa League — are back to deliver another season filled with drama, intrigue and, of course, excitement.Defending champions, Real Madrid, who have won it three times on the bounce will attempt another defence of their title with more or less the [...]

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    Enyimba will fight for all titles this season, says striker Alalade

Enyimba will fight for all titles this season, says striker Alalade

Wasiu Alalade says Enyimba FC will challenge for all the top prizes this season.The People's Elephants, who have been in impressive form of late, played a goalless draw with Rayon Sports in the CAF Confederation Cup quarter-final.Speaking with TheCable, the forward shed light on why the team is doing well."It is because of a well defined identity, foresight, strength, work and ambition," [...]

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    D’Tigers qualify for FIBA World Cup — first time since 2006

D’Tigers qualify for FIBA World Cup — first time since 2006

The D'Tigers defeated Central African Republic 114-69 on Saturday to qualify for the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China.Alex Nwora's team was unbeaten 8-0 in the qualifying series en route sealing a place in the World Cup.The victory over CAR is the team's 11th consecutive win.D'Tigers dominated play from start to finish winning all four quarters; 25-20, 26-19, 37-21 and 26-9.The [...]

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    Eaglets beat Ghana via penalties, seal U17 AFCON spot

Eaglets beat Ghana via penalties, seal U17 AFCON spot

The Golden Eaglets on Saturday defeated Ghana’s Black Starlets via penalties in the final of the U17 WAFU zone B qualifying tournament.The pulsating encounter which ended 1-1 after regulation time held at the Stade General Seyni Kountche in Niamey.The Starlets shot into the lead in the 54th minute but the Nigerian team equalised minutes later when Akinkunmi Amoo finished brilliantly.Both teams tried hard [...]

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    Mayweather to Pacquiao: I will come out of retirement to fight you

Mayweather to Pacquiao: I will come out of retirement to fight you

Floyd Mayweather, former professional boxer, says he will come out of retirement to face Manny Pacquiao for a rematch in December.The most lucrative pay-per-view boxer in the history of the game made the announcement in a video posted on Instagram on Saturday.https://www.instagram.com/p/BnvdWOphIoe/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=x7uzsy0jh4l7"I'm coming back in December," the American said, adding the caption: "I’m coming back to fight Manny Pacquiao this [...]

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    FIFA plans to regulate transfer fees, change player loan rules

FIFA plans to regulate transfer fees, change player loan rules

A FIFA task force has suggested massive changes to transfers after a report found "multiple failings" in the current system.The proposed system will use an algorithm to calculate transfer fees, as well as a luxury tax and a limit on the number of players that can be loaned.According to a FIFA report, the current system has resulted in "various abuses [...]

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    Aiteo Cup: Katsina United must give 150% to win, says coach Biffo

Aiteo Cup: Katsina United must give 150% to win, says coach Biffo

Abdullahi Biffo says Katsina United must be ready to give optimum performance as the 2018 Aiteo Cup resumes.The Changi Boys will face Osun United in round 32 of the tournament on Monday."Nobody can win when they are 50 percent. We have to play at 150 percent to win any match or retain the title," Biffo told TheCable."At our best, we [...]

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    Kanu: Saving 542 lives more important than winning trophies

Kanu: Saving 542 lives more important than winning trophies

Super Eagles legend Kanu Nwankwo says his heart foundation has saved 542 lives since inception in 2000.The former Arsenal star told Guardian UK that it's an achievement bigger than football."We have saved 542. As a footballer, you win trophies and it’s good. But this is so much more," Kanu said."But we keep doing it. This week four patients went to Sudan and we’re [...]

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