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    U-19 cricket: Nigeria shocks Namibia in World Cup qualifier

U-19 cricket: Nigeria shocks Namibia in World Cup qualifier

Nigeria's Under-19 cricket team has proved bookmakers wrong by defeating host Namibia with 77 runs in the opening game of the Africa Division 1 ICC U19 Cricket World Cup qualifiers played at the Wanderers Cricket Stadium in Windhoek, Namibia, on Sunday.Nigeria won the toss and elected to bat in the encounter.Coach of the team, Uthe Ogbimi, said that the victory [...]

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    NPFL Wrap Up: Olukoya boys, FC Ifeanyi Ubah record victories

NPFL Wrap Up: Olukoya boys, FC Ifeanyi Ubah record victories

Group A pacesetters, MFM FC, maintained their grip at the top with a 2-0 win over draw specialists Bendel Insurance. Abisoye Olawale and Michael Ohanu were lethal in front of goal for the Olukoya Boys.Wikki Tourists claimed their fifth win of the season with a 2-0 defeat of Rivers United.Abba Umar and Adeshina Issa Gata were on song to guarantee [...]

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    Nigerians in action as Arsenal face Napoli, Villarreal draw Valencia in UEL quarter-finals

Nigerians in action as Arsenal face Napoli, Villarreal draw Valencia in UEL quarter-finals

Alex Iwobi's Arsenal will face a tough tie against Napoli in the last eight of the Europa League, while Samuel Chukwueze side, Villareal will settle scores with Valencia.Unai Emery's men were drawn to face the Serie A side after their dramatic comeback to beat Rennes in the last-16.The first leg initially was due to take place in Naples next month, but [...]

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    Man United to face Barcelona as Tottenham battles City for UCL semi-final slot

Man United to face Barcelona as Tottenham battles City for UCL semi-final slot

The tie between Barcelona and Manchester United headlines the quarter-final matches of this season’s UEFA Champions League (UCL).The Red Devils must face the herculean task of denying Lionel Messi and co. a place in the last four of the competition.The draws, which was held at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland and carried out by 2010 winner with Inter [...]

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    UCL: Brilliant Mane, Messi brace Liverpool, Barca into quarter finals

UCL: Brilliant Mane, Messi brace Liverpool, Barca into quarter finals

Sadio Mane scored twice to lead Liverpool into the quarter-finals with a 3-1 win at Bayern Munich.In the game played at Bayern's Alianz arena stadium, Jurgen Klopp's men reigned supreme, and their prolific Senegalese was the star of the show.The 26-year-old has been attracting interest from Real Madrid in recent days and showed has shown why in the 17th minute.Latching [...]

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    Ronaldo’s hat-trick lifts Juve past Atletico, sets champions league records

Ronaldo’s hat-trick lifts Juve past Atletico, sets champions league records

Cristiano Ronaldo’s hattrick for Juventus defeated Atletico 3-0 and pulled the Italian giants into the quarter finals of the Uefa Champions League.The goals saw Ronaldo set multiple champions league records, including most hat-tricks, most goals, and knockouts in the history of the game.RESULTS[...]

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    Football player stabs coach to death in Kano

Football player stabs coach to death in Kano

Salisu Muhammad, a football player at Yakasai quarters, Kano municipal local government, has reportedly stabbed Mujitapha Musa, his coach, to death.The deceased, who sustained injury on his chest following the attack, died on his way to Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital in the state.According to Daily Trust, the misunderstanding between the suspect and deceased started about six months ago when the [...]

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    VARtastic Man United stun PSG to qualify for UCL quarter final

VARtastic Man United stun PSG to qualify for UCL quarter final

Manchester United delivered the biggest surprise of the european season so far, earning a remarkable last-gasp 3-1 victory at PSG to advance on away goals rule after a 3-3 aggregate scoreline.The Red Devils’ interim manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, had talked up an unlikely comeback for his team coming into this fixture despite losing the first leg 0-2 at Old Trafford.The [...]

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    Mikel: Promotion with Middlesborough will be one of my greatest achievements

Mikel: Promotion with Middlesborough will be one of my greatest achievements

John Obi Mikel, Super Eagles captain, says gaining promotion to the English Premier League with his championship side, Middlesborough, will be one of the greatest achievements of his career.Mikel joined Middlesborough on a short term deal in the January transfer window after a two-year stint with the Chinese side, Tianjin Teda.Since the Nigerian midfielder moved to the Riverside stadium, the [...]

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    Ajax axe UCL champions Real Madrid as Tottenham sails through

Ajax axe UCL champions Real Madrid as Tottenham sails through

Ajax dismantled an abject Real Madrid 4-1 at the Santiago Bernabeau to qualify for the quarter-finals on the UEFA Champions League for the first time in 22 years at the expense of the defending champions.Real Madrid, who finished the game with ten men due to a late sending off, had won the competition thrice on the bounce and had captured [...]

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