Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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    AFCON: Aina ruled out of Seychelles match due to injury

AFCON: Aina ruled out of Seychelles match due to injury

Super Eagles wingback Ola Aina has pulled out of African Cup of Nations qualification match against Seychelles after sustaining a muscular injury.The 21-year-old limped off during Torino's 1-0 win over SPAL on Sunday.Aina has been in impressive form since joining Torino on loan from Chelsea.https://twitter.com/torinofc_1906/status/1036654250762358784?s=21The Super Eagles player has made one start for his new side and has come off the bench [...]

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    Iwobi scores in narrow Arsenal defeat at Chelsea

Iwobi scores in narrow Arsenal defeat at Chelsea

Super Eagles midfielder Alex Iwobi got his first start of the season at Stamford Bridge where his Arsenal side lost 2-3 to Mauro Sarri's Chelsea.Starting alongside the 24-year-old in the attacking third were Mesut Ozil, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, while Nacho Monreal also got his first game of the season at left back.Chelsea coach, Sarri, named an unchanged side [...]

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    Kenneth Omeruo joins Leganes from Chelsea on loan

Kenneth Omeruo joins Leganes from Chelsea on loan

Kenneth Omeruo on Tuesday signed for Club Deportivo Leganés on loan from Chelsea.The Chelsea defender will spend the entirety of the 2018/19 season with the La Liga club.It is the seventh time the Super Eagles player will be shipped out on loan from the north London club.Omeruo, who has so far been unable to lock down first-team opportunities at Chelsea, [...]

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    Chelsea sign goalkeeper Kepa for record fee

Chelsea sign goalkeeper Kepa for record fee

Chelsea have smashed the record transfer fee for a goalkeeper with the arrival of Athletic Bilbao's Kepa Arrizabalaga for £71 million.The Spanish number two keeper, who is to replace Real Madrid-bound Thibaut Courtois, comes at a price higher than what Liverpool paid in July for Alisson Becker (£66.8 million).The 23-year-old goalkeeper was close to joining Real Madrid in January.He, however, [...]

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    Moses makes cameo as City beat Chelsea to win Community Shield

Moses makes cameo as City beat Chelsea to win Community Shield

Nigeria's Victor Moses had a cameo as Man City edged Chelsea to win the Community Shield at the Wembley Stadium.The defeat was the third consecutive Shield loss for Chelsea, but for City, it was a fifth title.A brace from Sergio Aguero was enough to hand the English Premier League (EPL) champions the title.Pep Guardiola's men outclassed Chelsea for most of the [...]

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    Conte sacked by Chelsea with compatriot Sarri set to take over

Conte sacked by Chelsea with compatriot Sarri set to take over

Antonio Conte has been sacked by Chelsea as their manager.Conte guided the Blues to the Premier League title just one year ago in what was his debut season at Stamford Bridge.His second campaign proved far less harmonious, however, and although they lifted the FA Cup in the spring, they could only finish fifth in the Premier League.Conte is now understood [...]

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    Moses over the moon after FA Cup win

Moses over the moon after FA Cup win

Victor Moses is ecstatic after winning his first FA Cup title with Chelsea at the Wembley Stadium.The Nigerian was sent off when Chelsea lost last season's FA Cup final to Arsenal.But on Saturday, the wingback played until the final whistle and was on the winning side.The former Liverpool and West Ham United loanee tweeted "FA Cup winners baby" to celebrate [...]

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    Victor Moses stars in Chelsea win

Victor Moses stars in Chelsea win

Nigerian international midfielder, Victor Moses put in a man of the match performance, forcing an assist and scoring the match winner as Chelsea earned an away win at high flying Burnley 2-1 in a dominant display.Burnley were unchanged from the weekend, while Moses, Bakayoko, Emerson, Pedro and Rudiger were recalled into the side, and Olivier Giroud got a deserved start [...]

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    Man City one win from title; Giroud inspires Chelsea win

Man City one win from title; Giroud inspires Chelsea win

Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool all won on Saturday in the EPL.Victor Moses was on the bench for 90 minutes as Chelsea came from two goals down to defeat relegation-threatened Southampton 3-2 at the St. Mary's stadium. Dusan Tadic converted Ryan Bertrand's cross to give the Saints a first half lead, and it was 2-0 on the hour when Polish [...]

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    Keeping up with Nigerian players abroad: Hat-trick in Germany, goals all around

Keeping up with Nigerian players abroad: Hat-trick in Germany, goals all around

It was an eventful weekend for Nigerian players abroad as quite a number of them scored goals for their respective teams.TheCable has a low down on how Nigerian players fared across the globe.AustriaIbrahim Alhassan saw action for only one minute as Austria Wien defeated Yusuf Otubanjo's Altach 2-1.BelgiumUche Agbo took lasted the entire match duration as Standard Liege pipped Sporting [...]

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    UCL: Messi brace annihilates Chelsea, Bayern advance

UCL: Messi brace annihilates Chelsea, Bayern advance

Barcelona defeated an enterprising but error-strewn Chelsea 3-0 at the Camp Nou to advance into the Quarter final of the UEFA Champions League thanks to a brace and an assist from Lionel Messi.Both sides made one change apiece to their starting XI from the first leg, Oliver Giroud replacing Pedro for Chelsea. Barcelona replaced Paulinho with fit-again summer signing Ousmane [...]

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    VIDEO: Victor Moses’ best moment in football

VIDEO: Victor Moses’ best moment in football

Victor Moses, Super Eagles wingback, says his goal against Shakhtar Donetsk during the 2013/14 UEFA Champions League season was one of his best moments in football.Moses headed in the winner for Chelsea at the end of the pulsating encounter.In a 30 seconds video posted on his Twitter page, the 27-year-old player described how he came on to help Chelsea rally [...]

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    Moses’ Chelsea fall to dominant Manchester City

Moses’ Chelsea fall to dominant Manchester City

Manchester City continued their dominance at the top of the English Premier League with a 1-0 victory over reigning league champions, Chelsea.It was goalless after a first half of few opportunities at the Etihad.City dominated possession but could only create a couple of openings. Leroy Sane came the closest, but the German saw his effort blocked on the line by Cesar Azpilicueta.Although [...]

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    Moses put on lively display but Mourinho’s men defeat Chelsea

Moses put on lively display but Mourinho’s men defeat Chelsea

Manchester United defeated English Premier League champion, Chelsea, 2-1 at the Old Trafford on Sunday.Nigerian wingback, Victor Moses, was lively and impressive against the Red Devils before he was taken off in the 78th minute for Olivier Giroud.Chelsea were the better side in the first half, but Manchester United displayed character and resilience despite being far from their best.Antonio Conte's men [...]

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    WATCH: Messi finally scores against Chelsea

WATCH: Messi finally scores against Chelsea

After 730 minutes and nine games, Barcelona forward, Lionel Messi, has finally scored his first goal against Chelsea.The Catalonian achieved this during the first leg of UEFA Champions League round of 16 tie at Stamford Bridge.According to UEFA, Messi has now scored against 31 of the 37 clubs he has faced in European competition.https://twitter.com/SuperSportTV/status/966187149312843776 [...]

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    Barcelona hold Chelsea, Bayern hit five

Barcelona hold Chelsea, Bayern hit five

Nigeria's Victor Moses played all 90 minutes as barcelona held a spirited Chelsea to a 1-1 draw at Stamford bridge.Eden Hazard and Willian spearheaded Chelsea's attack in a surprise move, while there was no surprise from Ernesto Valverde, the Spanish coach fielding the usual suspects of Messi, Suarez and Iniesta in attack, while Paulinho was drafted into midfield to add [...]

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