Friday, April 19, 2019
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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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    Lukaku reacts to reports of bust-up with Pogba

Lukaku reacts to reports of bust-up with Pogba

Romelu Lukaku, Belgian forward, appears to have played down claims of a dressing room bust-up with team-mate, Paul Pogba, following Manchester United's win over Southampton.Reports had flooded the internet that the duo traded words in the dressing room over the penalty that United were awarded in the closing stages of the 3-2 win, in which Lukaku scored twice.The Belgian striker [...]

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    Nigeria set to miss 2019 African Wrestling Championships due to lack of funds

Nigeria set to miss 2019 African Wrestling Championships due to lack of funds

Team Nigeria is on the verge of missing out of the 2019 African Senior Wrestling Championships slated for Hammamet, Tunisia from March 26-31 due to lack of funds.With the registration of athletes set to close on Tuesday, March 5, the Nigeria Wrestling Federation are yet to purchase the licences of her wrestlers and secure accommodation fees ahead of the continental [...]

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    Rohr drops Iheanacho as Musa, Ighalo, return to face Seychelles

Rohr drops Iheanacho as Musa, Ighalo, return to face Seychelles

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr, dropped Leicester city forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, from twenty-three man list for this month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Pirates of Seychelles and the friendly against Egypt’s Pharaohs.On the list is stand-in Ahmed Musa, in-form CD Leganes of Spain defender Kenneth Omeruo alongside usual suspects Leon Balogun, Abdullahi Shehu and William Ekong, as well [...]

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    Usman, the Nigerian Nightmare, beats Woodley to becomes first African to win UFC title

Usman, the Nigerian Nightmare, beats Woodley to becomes first African to win UFC title

Kamaru Usman defeated Tyron Woodley to become the first African-born and Nigerian to lift the welterweight title from a one-sided performance in the co-main event of UFC 235 on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena.Usman won the Missouri man by a score of 50 to 44, 50-45, 50-45.With the victory over Woodley, the Nigerian has improved to 15-1.https://www.instagram.com/p/Buh3Ajgglnq/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=nxaf71ju3ra7Since winning the Ultimate Fighter [...]

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    CAF Confederation Cup: Etoile silence Rangers in Enugu

CAF Confederation Cup: Etoile silence Rangers in Enugu

Etoile du Sahel put one foot in the quarterfinals of the CAF Confederation Cup with an impressive 0-2 victory against Enugu Rangers at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium on Sunday afternoon.The Flying Antelopes were looking forward to maintaining their 100 percent home record in the CAF second-tier club competition but they met their Waterloo in Enugu.Rangers had lost 2-1 to the [...]

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    Awoniyi hopes for bright future as career takes shape in Belgium

Awoniyi hopes for bright future as career takes shape in Belgium

The Belgian league is renowned as a top class development league, and several Nigerians have benefited from its reputation.Currently ranked eighth in UEFA’s country co-efficient, the league was a stepping stone for the likes of Daniel Amokachi, Sunday Oliseh, and Celestine Babayaro.The paradigm has not shifted in recent times, both Henry Onyekuru and Wilfred Ndidi earning moves to top [...]

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