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    Flamingoes land in Jordan for FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup

Flamingoes land in Jordan for FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup

The delegation of Nigeria’s U17 women national team, the Flamingoes, flew into Jordan on Tuesday morning aboard an Emirates Airline flight from Dubai.The contingent had flown out of Abuja aboard another Emirates Airline flight on Monday night.The airplane landed at the Queen Alia International Airport, Amman at 9.25am Jordan time on Tuesday.The 32-member delegation comprises 21 players and nine officials.Abdulrafiu [...]

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    Allardyce leaves England job after one game in charge

Allardyce leaves England job after one game in charge

Sam Allardyce has left his position as England manager after just one game in charge, the FA has confirmed.The news came on Tuesday evening after a day of talks between Allardyce and his FA bosses over allegations he discussed how to circumvent rules banning third party ownership of players on transfers while speaking to undercover Daily Telegraph reporters.Gareth Southgate also confirmed [...]

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    Amokachi wants to coach Super Eagles and ‘take them to a level they’ve never been’

Amokachi wants to coach Super Eagles and ‘take them to a level they’ve never been’

Daniel Amokachi, former Super Eagles assistant coach, has revealed that his major ambition is to become coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria.Amokachi, who was assistant coach to the likes of Lars Lagerback and Stephen Keshi, said he hopes to someday get the top job.“I know that one day I’ll be the head coach of the Nigeria national team and I [...]

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    Musa must understand English football, says Ranieri

Musa must understand English football, says Ranieri

Claudio Ranieri, Leicester city manager, says Ahmed Musa must understand how English football is played.Musa got his second start of the season for the Foxes since making an £18m move from CSKA Moscow, in the English cup game Tuesday against Chelsea .but he was substituted in the 76th minute by Jamie Vardy, as the Foxes lost 4-2 to Chelsea after extra time."Ahmed [...]

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    I’ll be talking to other clubs from January, says Mikel

I’ll be talking to other clubs from January, says Mikel

John Mikel Obi says he is open to a move away from Chelsea Football club when his contract expires in 12 months time.Mikel, who signed officially for Chelsea on June 3, 2005 after lots of drama involving Lyn Oslo and Manchester United, admitted that he would be open to discussions with potential clubs interested in him, from January."I am quite relaxed about the [...]

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    Toure quits national team, says ‘this is the most difficult match of my life’

Toure quits national team, says ‘this is the most difficult match of my life’

Yaya Toure, Cote d'Ivoire midfielder and captain, has called time on his international career.The Manchester City midfielder decided to end a glittering 14-year stay with the Elephants at a time when he is battling to regain his place at the blue half of Manchester.The 33-year-old took to his Twitter handle to announce the move:Please see statement on my retirement from international football. https://t.co/RIIrajV0GK — Yaya [...]

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    German goalkeeper arrested for conceding 43 goals in one match

German goalkeeper arrested for conceding 43 goals in one match

SV Vonderort football club's second team in German C League broke a record on September 12, 2016 by conceding 43 goals in one football match.Marco Kwiotek, the 25-year-old goalkeeper who conceded the basket load of the goals, was arrested by police during a training session after his side, SV Vonderort lost to PSV Oberhausen.He is now the world record holder [...]

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    Bernie Ecclestone denies bribery in Germany trial

Bernie Ecclestone denies bribery in Germany trial

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has denied bribery charges at the start of his trial in Munich. He is accused of giving a $45m (£27.5m; 33m euros) bribe to a German banker to secure the sale of a stake in the F1 business to a company he favoured. Mr. Ecclestone admits paying Gerhard Gribkowsky, who is serving a jail sentence for receiving [...]

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