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    Victor Moses scores on Turkish debut to seal Fenerbahçe win

Victor Moses scores on Turkish debut to seal Fenerbahçe win

Victor Moses, former Super Eagles winger, scored on his debut for struggling Turkish Super League side, Fenerbahçe, in their 2-0 win over Goztepe on Friday evening.The former Chelsea player, Moses, came on for Andre Ayew, scorer of the first goal, in the 64th minute and sealed the win nine minutes later with his first strike in Turkish football.Fenerbahçe had won [...]

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    Ahead of 2022 World Cup, Qatar beats Japan to win Asian Cup

Ahead of 2022 World Cup, Qatar beats Japan to win Asian Cup

Qatar pulled off a major surprise to win their first ever continental tournament, the Asian Cup.The country upset Japan, the third-ranked country in Asian football, to a 3-1 victory.The 2022 World Cup hosts scored two first-half goals; the first a bicycle kick from the tournament's highest goalscorer with nine goals, Ali Almoez, to stun the Samurai Blue of Japan who [...]

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    We’re expecting another great event, say organisers of Access Bank marathon

We’re expecting another great event, say organisers of Access Bank marathon

Organisers of the Access bank marathon say they are expecting to have another great event on Saturday.Speaking at a press conference in the state on Friday, Bukola Olopade, project manager of the marathon, said the event which had a "humble beginning" was already becoming the toast of runners across the globe.He said the organisers would strive to make the race [...]

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    Ex-Miss India under fire for supporting Iwobi ‘gorilla’ slur

Ex-Miss India under fire for supporting Iwobi ‘gorilla’ slur

Esha Gupta, former Miss India a well-known Arsenal fan, has come under heavy backlash for sharing racist remarks aimed at Super Eagles forward, Alex Iwobi.Gupta, a Bollywood star posted a Whatsapp image conversation with a friend describing Iwobi as a "gorilla".The other person wrote: "Solves our winger issues. I can't see that gorilla faced Iwobi running down the flank again. [...]

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    Kaizer Chiefs complete signing of Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi

Kaizer Chiefs complete signing of Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi

Daniel Akpeyi, Super Eagles goalkeeper, has joined Kaizer Chiefs from Chippa United.Chiefs announced the signing of the Nigerian international on Thursday.Akpeyi's move brings his four-year stay at Chippa United to an end."Kaizer Chiefs would like to confirm the signing of goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi from Chippa United. He has signed a contract for 1 year and 5 months," the club tweeted."We [...]

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    Asisat Oshoala joins Barcelona on loan

Asisat Oshoala joins Barcelona on loan

Asisat Oshoala, Super Falcons striker, has joined the female team of FC Barcelona.The Dalian Quanjian player will be at the Spanish club until the end of the 2018/19 season.Barcelona issued a statement with details of her loan signing on Thursday."The Nigerian footballer, 24 years old, arrived in Barcelona this morning," the statement read"Subsequently, she carried out the relevant medical tests [...]

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    With 42 medals, Nigeria dominates World Para Powerlifting Championships

With 42 medals, Nigeria dominates World Para Powerlifting Championships

Nigeria emerged the overall winner of the 2019 Lagos World Para Powerlifting Invitational Championships held at Oriental Hotel in Lagos.The host country won all the 20 gold medal on offer to assert its world dominance in the sport.Nigeria also won 15 silver and seven bronze medals, making it a total of 42 medals in all as the competition ended.Cote d’ [...]

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    Chelsea trounced by Bournemouth as Liverpool extend EPL lead with draw

Chelsea trounced by Bournemouth as Liverpool extend EPL lead with draw

Chelsea suffered their biggest defeat of the season with a 0-4 humiliation at Bournemouth while Liverpool failed to fully capitalise on Man City's loss, only managing a 1-1 draw at Anfield to go five points clear.Gonzalo Higuain made his first Premier League start for Chelsea but the Argentine striker failed to have a shot on target in his 65-minute baptism [...]

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    Rohr assures Flying Eagles players of promotion to Super Eagles

Rohr assures Flying Eagles players of promotion to Super Eagles

Gernot Rohr says he will include the best Nigerian players in the U20 Nations Cup in the Super Eagles.The Super Eagles technical adviser gave the assurance to the Flying Eagles on Tuesday in Niger."I have decided to pick one or two of them, the best ones, to give them a chance when we regroup for the matches against Seychelles and Egypt [...]

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    EPL wrap-up: Newcastle stun City as United’s winning streak ends

EPL wrap-up: Newcastle stun City as United’s winning streak ends

Manchester clubs, City and United, dropped points in their quest for the league and top-four finish respectively.Man City suffered a surprise 1-2 loss at Newcastle United despite taking the lead in the third minute of the encounter, while Man United played a 2-2 draw with Burnley.Sergio Aguero tapped in the opener from four yards after just 24 seconds to give [...]

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