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    Makama, Onuwa, Bashir… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Makama, Onuwa, Bashir… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

As is the case every other week, some players in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) shone brighter than others.Here are the players who made TheCable’s team of the week.Emmanuel NasamuA player in form, he was unafraid to leave his line and made several outstanding saves including Seka Pascal's spot kick. Commanding.Abdullahi FerinyaroAlong with his fellow defenders, he [...]

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    Serena Williams withdraws from French Open before showdown with Sharapova

Serena Williams withdraws from French Open before showdown with Sharapova

Serena Williams has pulled out of the French Open ahead of her match with Maria Sharapova, citing a pectoral muscle injury.The 36-year-old American was making her Grand Slam comeback after a maternity break.Sharapova was looking to end her 14-year hoodoo against the three-time French Open champion. She will now be awarded a walkover in the women's draw."I've had issues with [...]

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    Super Eagles World Cup jersey numbers unveiled

Super Eagles World Cup jersey numbers unveiled

Ten days ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the jersey numbers of Gernot Rohr's 23-man squad have been unveiled.The squad numbers were revealed by the Super Eagles Twitter handle on Monday with a bland music at the background of the video.Captain John Mikel Obi will retain number 10, Victor Moses is number 11, Odion Ighalo is 9 while Kelechi [...]

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    Nwankwo Kanu robbed of N4m at Russian airport

Nwankwo Kanu robbed of N4m at Russian airport

Nwankwo Kanu, Nigeria football legend, has reportedly lost $11,000 (N4 million) cash kept inside his suitcase in Moscow, capital of Russia.The Nigerian star had arrived Moscow from London.Confirming the incident, Russian police said two loaders at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport were the primary suspects.Kanu reported the money missing when he reached Kaliningrad, where featured in a World Cup curtain raiser game organised [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Nasarawa edge Enyimba in seven-goal thriller as Lobi win big

NPFL wrap-up: Nasarawa edge Enyimba in seven-goal thriller as Lobi win big

Seventeen goals were scored in the 24th round of matches played in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Sunday.Lobi Stars recorded the biggest winning margin of the weekend to maintain top spot with 43 points.This is how it played out across the 10 centres:Nasarawa United 4-3 Enyimba FCNasarawa United recorded a 4-3 victory over Enyimba at the Lafia City [...]

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    Super Eagles arrive Austria for final pre-World Cup friendly

Super Eagles arrive Austria for final pre-World Cup friendly

The Super Eagles have arrived in Austria for the final phase of their preparation for the World Cup.The Nigerian delegation, led by Shehu Dikko, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) second vice president, settled in at Avita Resort, Bad Tatzmannsdorf, on Sunday.The Austrian embassy in Nigeria had last week denied entry visas to Nnaemeka Anozie, lead physiotherapist, and Chidi Ngoka, equipment manager, thereby [...]

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    Ola Aina, Mikel Agu dropped as Rohr prunes World Cup squad to 23

Ola Aina, Mikel Agu dropped as Rohr prunes World Cup squad to 23

Mikel Agu and Ola Aina have been dropped from the Super Eagles World Cup squad.The final World Cup squad list was unveiled on Sunday as the team heads to Austria to take on the Czech Republic in a friendly match.The Super Eagles will face Croatia, Iceland and Argentina in the group stage of the World Cup.https://twitter.com/thenff/status/1003206539992293376?s=21See the 23-man squad below:Goalkeepers: Ikechukwu [...]

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    Mikel talks England friendly: Why we didn’t play well in first half

Mikel talks England friendly: Why we didn’t play well in first half

In the aftermath of the Super Eagles' 1-2 loss to England, captain John Mikel Obi has analysed his team's performance.Mikel said the team was lacklustre in the first half, partly attributing it to the defensive formation of the English side.He said the Eagles "played five at the back as well" in the second half, hence, the improved performance."In the first half [...]

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    Super Eagles need Ndidi, says Rohr after England friendly

Super Eagles need Ndidi, says Rohr after England friendly

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles coach, says the team needs the presence of Wilfred Ndidi in midfield.Rohr said he is hopeful that the Leicester City player will be ready for the next warm-up game against the Czech Republic on Wednesday.Ndidi has been nursing a hamstring injury and has not featured in any of the Eagles' World Cup preparatory matches."We need him [...]

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    Super Eagles player ratings vs England

Super Eagles player ratings vs England

Super Eagles showed their good and bad sides in the 2-1 defeat against England at Wembley stadium. Gernot Rohr's boys went through a shambolic first half but redeemed themselves in the second to half the deficit. World Cup qualifiers hero, Alex Iwobi, was again, particularly impressive despite the defeat.Francis Uzoho: The Deportivo La Coruna reserve keeper looks like the chosen [...]

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