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    France 2019: Top 10 Super Falcons players of all time

France 2019: Top 10 Super Falcons players of all time

Nigeria may never have been a threat to other countries to win the FIFA Women's World Cup, yet they have provided plenty of entertainment during their seven outings at football's biggest tournament.The nine-time champions of African Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON) will forever be remembered as the country that almost knocked out Brazil at the quarter-final stage at USA 1999.When [...]

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    Hazard completes record £150m move to Real Madrid

Hazard completes record £150m move to Real Madrid

Eden Hazard is the "most expensive 28-year old signing" in the history of football, after he completed a £150million move to Real Madrid.Hazard signed a five-year contract at the Bernabeu, subject to medical test. While his transfer fee is estimated at €100 million, BBC reports that the fee could rise to a club record of over £150million.He will be officially [...]

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    Police arrest CAF president in France

Police arrest CAF president in France

Ahmad Ahmad, president of Confederation of African Football (CAF), has been arrested in Paris, capital of France.According to Jeune Afrique, Ahmad was picked up around 8:30 am at the Berri Hotel in Paris, where he was staying ahead of the FIFA congress.It said the arrest may be related to the alleged misappropriation and corruption involving French company, Tactical Steel.Before he [...]

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    CAF asks Esperance to return Champions League trophy — and orders replay

CAF asks Esperance to return Champions League trophy — and orders replay

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has ruled and announced the Champions League final between Wydad Casablanca and Esperance will be replayed.Esperance have also been told to return the trophy and medals awarded last Saturday.CAF has also confirmed that the final replay will take place after the African Cup of Nations in Egypt.The AFCON ends on July 19 in Cairo.Below are [...]

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    Nigeria Vs Zimbabwe: Warriors to storm Lagos for Eagles clash

Nigeria Vs Zimbabwe: Warriors to storm Lagos for Eagles clash

A 26–man delegation of Warriors of Zimbabwe will land in Nigeria on Thursday night aboard a South African Airways flight, ahead of Saturday’s pre-Afcon send forth international friendly with the Super Eagles.According to the NFF, the Zimbabwe delegation will spend Thursday night in Lagos, and fly to Asaba on Friday morning.On Friday evening, the Warriors will hold their official training [...]

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    TRANSFER: Hazard becomes most expensive 28-year-old signing in football history

TRANSFER: Hazard becomes most expensive 28-year-old signing in football history

Real Madrid has agreed a €100 million (£88.5m) transfer fee with Chelsea for Eden Hazard, making him the most expensive 28-year-old signing in the history of the game. The Chelsea star is only behind Cristiano Ronaldo in terms of players above 27 years of age to be signed at €100 million or above.In football, the older players are worth less than [...]

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    ‘Business of sports’ tops agenda at NSSM 2019 conference

‘Business of sports’ tops agenda at NSSM 2019 conference

The Nigeria Society for Sports Management (NSSM) has announced that the 2019 edition of its national conference will focus on the "business of sports". The conference is expected to hold from June 25 to June 28 at the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Lagos. A statement issued on Wednesday said the annual conference will have as it's theme: "Re-engineering sports for economic empowerment [...]

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    Infantino re-elected as Fifa president

Infantino re-elected as Fifa president

Gianni Infantino has been re-elected as the president of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (Fifa) until 2023.The 49-year-old Swiss-Italian lawyer, who was picked to lead Fifa out of the crisis that bedevilled the organisation, secured a second term in office, on Wednesday, by acclamation after running unopposed for the sport’s top job.The soccer governing body took to its Twitter [...]

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    NTA, HotSports partner with Alibaba for Afcon 2019 live broadcast

NTA, HotSports partner with Alibaba for Afcon 2019 live broadcast

The Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and HotSports Media Group have announced a partnership with Atunyota Akpobome, better known as Alibaba, for the live broadcast of the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations.The 32nd edition of the Afcon is expected to commence from June 21, to July 19, in Egypt.HotSports, the official marketing agency of tournament, will beam all the 52 matches [...]

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    Flying Eagles refuse to leave Poland hotel over non-payment of allowances

Flying Eagles refuse to leave Poland hotel over non-payment of allowances

The Flying Eagles have refused to leave their hotel in Poland over the non-payment of their allowances by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), an insider tells TheCable.The Nigerian team had crashed out of the Fifa U-20 World Cup tournament in Lodz on Monday.Success Makanjuola’s 50th minute goal only appeared to be a consolation after Amadou Sagna and Niane, fellow African [...]

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