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    Mikel back to England, set to join Middlesbrough

Mikel back to England, set to join Middlesbrough

John Obi Mikel, Super Eagles captain, has agreed on personal terms with Middlesbrough and is undergoing a medical at the club.The Nigeria international held talks with Boro manager Tony Pulis at the Middlesbrough training ground last week and is now close to signing a short-term deal with the Championship club," Sun UK reports.Mikel's two-year contract with a Chinese club, Tianjin TEDA, [...]

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    Ronaldo accepts €18.8m fine for tax evasion

Ronaldo accepts €18.8m fine for tax evasion

Cristiano Ronaldo has accepted a €18.8m fine from Spanish authorities after admitting tax evasion charges.The deal was struck at a Madrid-based court by the former Real Madrid star in a case which was constituted due to under-declared tax records between 2010 and 2014 when he was playing and living in Spain.He was accused of declaring lower earnings from image rights [...]

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    REVEALED: Ex-Super Eagle jailed for fraud since Sep 2017

REVEALED: Ex-Super Eagle jailed for fraud since Sep 2017

Efetobore Sodje, former Super Eagles defender, has been jailed for fraud alongside his brothers, Stephen and Bright.The Sodje brothers were found guilty of siphoning money from their family charity, the Sodje Sports Foundation (SSF).According to a National Crime Agency investigation, the brothers siphoned over £60,000 given to the foundation.The Sodjes were said to have been jailed since September 2017.Efe, face [...]

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    Rangers handed tough CAF Confederation Cup group

Rangers handed tough CAF Confederation Cup group

Rangers International have been drawn in a tough group for the CAF Confederation Cup.The Nigerian team is in group B alongside Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia, CS Sfaxien of Tunisia and Salitas of Burkina Faso.The draw was held at CAF headquarters on Monday.Rangers defeated Bantu FC of Lesotho 4-2 on aggregate to qualify for the group stage.The Antelopes of Enugu will [...]

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    Heartland FC players dominate TheCable’s team of the week

Heartland FC players dominate TheCable’s team of the week

A moment of magic from Samuel Nnochiri gave Heartland a crucial 1-0 win at Nasarawa United, as the away side claimed maximum points.Kano Pillars and Akwa United drew 1-1 at the Sani Abacha Stadium while Kwara United edged Enyimba 3-2 to move top of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).FC Ifeanyi Ubah secured a vital point against Go Round FC at [...]

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    Bilateral tour: NCF hosts Rwanda female cricket team

Bilateral tour: NCF hosts Rwanda female cricket team

The Nigeria Cricket Federation has concluded plans to host the Rwandan female national Cricket team in Abuja on a one-week first ever tour of Nigeria from January 23 to 30.TheCable learnt that the tour, which is the first leg of a bilateral international friendly series between Nigeria and Rwanda,would take place at the newly constructed turf wicket pitch inside the [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Kwara United edge Enyimba as Heartland shock Nasarawa

NPFL wrap-up: Kwara United edge Enyimba as Heartland shock Nasarawa

A total of 18 goals were scored in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) games played on Sunday.There were impressive wins for Kwara United, Heartland and Plateau United.Here's TheCable's wrap-up.Kwara United 3-2 EnyimbaThe most entertaining game took place at the Kwara Stadium Complex, where Kwara United hosted Enyimba.United edged past the People's Elephants 3-2.Wikki Tourists 2-1 Niger TornadoesWikki Tourists held off [...]

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    Federer, Sharapova crash out of Australian Open but Nadal sails through

Federer, Sharapova crash out of Australian Open but Nadal sails through

Roger Federer, reigning Australian Open champion, has crashed out of this year’s tournament after suffering a shock four-set defeat at the hands of Greek youngster, Stefanos Tsitsipas.The 20-years-old who is a self-confessed Federer protégé lost the first set but ousted the Swiss master 6-7 7-6 7-5 7-6 in a dramatic turn of events at Melbourne.The loss sees Federer fail to [...]

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    Arsenal beat Chelsea in London derby as Man United, Liverpool secure wins

Arsenal beat Chelsea in London derby as Man United, Liverpool secure wins

Arsenal defeated Chelsea 2-0 at the Emirates thanks to first half goals from Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny.Arsenal had won just two in six, and coupled with uncertainty surrounding Mesut Ozil and Manchester United's resurgence, the Gunners needed a win to keep up in the race for a top four finish.Still waiting for the arrival of Gonzalo Higuain, Chelsea coach [...]

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    Boboye succeeds Osho at Remo Stars, targets continental football

Boboye succeeds Osho at Remo Stars, targets continental football

Kennedy Boboye says his objective is to qualify Remo Stars for continental football.The Abeokuta club unveiled him as its new technical adviser on Friday.The former Plateau United coach succeeds Fatai Osho who resigned on Wednesday.Boboye left the Jos-based side following the expiration of his two-year contract. While there, he made history by guiding them to a first ever NPFL championship in [...]

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