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AFCON Ticket: Tanzania President Offers Amuneke Land Reward

Nigeria’s Emmanuel Amuneke has become a folk hero in faraway Tanzania after the country booked a place in the June 2019 Nations Cup in Egypt after almost four decades of struggle. Hours after the feat, Tanzania President Josep Magifuli offers the former Super Eagles star  land, Officials, together with his …

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Wolves Beat Man United To Reach FA Cup Semis

Wolverhampton Wanderers are in the semi-finals of the FA Cup after beating Manchester United 2-1 on Saturday. Second-half goals from Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota knocked out Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s United, who had to settle for a late consolation from Marcus Rashford. AFP

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UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Draw

The UEFA Champions League Quarter final draw has been conducted today in Zurich, Switzerland. The draw was conducted by Former Inter Milan goal keeper Julio Ceaser, UEFA Ambassador 2019. In the draws, Man United have  drawn Barcelona, while Tottenham will play Manchester City. Below is the UEFA Champions League quarter …

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Mali Trashes Senegal to Claim First AFCON U-20 Title,

Mali on Sunday defeated Senegal 3-2 on penalty kicks to claim their maiden Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title following a 1-1 stalemate at extra time in Niamey. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the match played at the Stade General Seyni Kountche saw the Malians opening …

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Scholes Makes Winning Start With Oldham

Former Manchester United star Paul Scholes made the perfect start to his managerial career as Oldham thrashed Yeovil 4-1 in their League Two clash on Tuesday. Scholes is taking his first steps in management after agreeing to coach the club he supported as a boy. The 44-year-old was officially unveiled …

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NFF Mourns Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi

The Nigeria Football Federation has expressed utter shock at the death on Monday of former NFF Secretary General and one –time Member of the NFF Executive Committee, Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi. Reports on Monday morning said the 66 –year old former international defender passed on after a brief illness. “I cannot …

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Ethiopians Sweep Top Prizes in Lagos Marathon

Suntayahu Legese and Dinke Meseret, both from Ethiopia have emerged winners of the male and female events of the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Legese triumphed ahead of Kenyans Joshua Kupkorir and William Yegon, who placed second and third at the IAAF-sanctioned event. Nigerian Sunday Manasa ended the race …

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Boateng Joins Barcelona In Shocking Loan Move

Ghanaian forward Kevin-Prince Boateng has joined Barcelona in a shock loan move from Italian side Sassuolo, the Spanish club said on Monday. The leaders of La Liga said in a statement they had agreed on a deal to take Boateng on loan until the end of the season with an …

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PSG fined by UEFA for crowd trouble

Paris Saint-Germain have escaped with a fine from European football’s governing body UEFA following crowd trouble at their Champions League home game against Red Star Belgrade in October. The French giants ran the risk of being forced to play their next home European match — against Manchester United in the …

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Dikko, Pinnick, 3 NFF Board Members Face Criminal Trial – Obono-Obla

Seque to the controversy over the travel ban on some members of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) in the last 24 hours, Barrister Okoi Obono-Obla, the Chairman of the Special Presidential Investigative Panel on Recovery of Public funds has disclosed that five NFF officials indicted in their concluded investigations will …

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