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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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    Junior Lokosa, NPFL goal king, joins Esperance

Junior Lokosa, NPFL goal king, joins Esperance

Junior Lokosa, Kano Pillars striker, has joined Esperance of Tunis Football Club on a two and half-year deal.The announcement of Lokosa's acquisition was announced by Esperance on Monday.The 24-year-old was the highest goal scorer in the 2017/18 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season."Arrived Saturday night in Tunis to finalize his transfer to Esperance, the top Nigerian scorer of last season, [...]

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    Retiring Andy Murray bows out of Australian Open

Retiring Andy Murray bows out of Australian Open

Andy Murray, British tennis star, has crashed out of the Australian Open after losing a five-set thriller to Roberto Bautista Agut in the first round.The Scotsman had to show his famed doggedness despite visibly hobbling during the match to come close to upsetting his Spanish opponent.The 31-year-old who says he is constantly in pain during play had to fight back [...]

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    Aliyu, Chinedu, Bashir… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Aliyu, Chinedu, Bashir… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

After a seven-month break, the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) resumed at the weekend.TheCable's team of the week is made up of the 11 standout players.Chinedu Anozie (FC Ifeanyi Ubah)Anozie frustrated Plateau United's attackers with his outstanding display for FC Ifeanyi Ubah in the 0-0 draw.Babatunde Solomon (El-Kanemi Warriors)The no-nonsense defender peppered Akwa United's strikers with his physical approach and [...]

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    CAF CC: Rangers seal crucial win over Bantu

CAF CC: Rangers seal crucial win over Bantu

Rangers International produced an exhilarating performance to pick a 2-1 victory over Bantu FC in the first leg of the Confederation Cup play-off round.The Gbenga Ogunbote-tutored players were deserving winners in the match played at the Setsoto Stadium, Maseru, on Sunday.Ifeanyi George made a return to the starting block as Chidera Ezeh kept his place among the starters.Pint-sized winger Bright Silas [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: El-Kanemi grab away win as MFM, Heartland lose on the road

NPFL wrap-up: El-Kanemi grab away win as MFM, Heartland lose on the road

The 2018/19 Nigeria Professional Football League got underway with six games across various centres.Here's is TheCable's wrap-up of matchday 1 action.Enyimba 2-0 MFM FCGoals from Nelson Ogbonnaya and Abdulrahman helped Enyimba defeat MFM FC 2-0 in Aba.Kwara United 1-1 Sunshine StarsSeun Olulayo's second half own goal cancelled out Franklin Shashere's strike as Kwara United forced Sunshine Stars to a 1-1 [...]

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    Lobi Stars fight back to beat Mamelodi Sundowns in CAF CL opener

Lobi Stars fight back to beat Mamelodi Sundowns in CAF CL opener

Lobi Stars defeated South Africa's Mamelodi Sundowns 2-1 as the CAF Champions League kicked off on Friday.The Nigerian team fought back from a goal down to win the first Group A game.The encounter took place at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu.Lobi reached the CAF Champions League group stage after defeating Kenyan giants Gor Mahia in the first round tie in December 2018.Liberian [...]

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    Nigeria to field 60 athletes as Lagos hosts Para Powerlifting Championships

Nigeria to field 60 athletes as Lagos hosts Para Powerlifting Championships

Nigeria will be represented by 60 athletes at the International Para Powerlifting Championships billed to hold in Lagos.Queen Uboh, president of Nigeria Para Powerlifting Federation (NPPF), says the competition will take place from January 24 to 31.Uboh said Nigeria has the best para powerlifters in the world and will cart home most of the medals from the competition."The Nigerian athletes, considered the [...]

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