Flying Eagles get Aremu boost, round off training

Norwegian club, IK Start has granted the request of Nigeria Football Federation to release former Super Eagles B star Afeez Olalekan Aremu to feature for the U20 boys, Flying Eagles in Saturday’s Africa U20 Cup of Nations qualifier against Mauritania in Lagos. The defensive midfielder turned up at the Flying Eagles’ Pearlwort Hotel camp in Ikeja and decided to train with the squad. The technical crew was impressed with his game and being eligible, he…

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Medicals passed as Nigerian star dumps Arsenal for FC Porto

Arsenal midfielder Kelechi Nwakali has passed medical at FC Porto, according to Porto official website. The 20-year-old joined Arsenal in 2016 but he is yet to make a senior appearance for the Premier League side as he has been loaned out ever since. Nwakali joined Dutch second division side MVV Maastricht in 2016-17, scoring two goals in 29 league outings, before heading to top-flight club VVV Venlo last term. In his first words as a Porto player, Kelechi…

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FIFA shortlists Musa, Messi, Ronaldo for top award

World’s football governing body, FIFA has shortlisted Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa’s strike at the just concluded FIFA World Cup in Russia among the Goal of the Tournament Award. A total of 18 goals were singled out for the top prize out of the 169 goals scored at the global football fiesta. However, Musa’s second strike during Nigeria’s second Group D fixture against Iceland alongside 17 others goals that include Cristiano Ronaldo’s third goal against Spain’s La…

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Why Chelsea sacked manager Antonio Conte

The Italian boss joined Chelsea in 2016 and led them to the league title in his debut season along with an FA Cup triumph last campaign. The former Italy manager had a year remaining on his current contract and had already taken charge of pre-season preparations at the club’s Cobham training ground outside London. “Chelsea Football Club and Antonio Conte have parted company,” the London outfit said on their website. “We wish Antonio every success…

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Nigerian Bobsled Pilot, Seun Adigun gets major recognition

Nigerian bobsled pilot, Seun Adigun continues to break new boundaries and set standards after leading three other team members to represent the African country at the recently held Winter, Olympics in Pyeongchang County, South Korea. Adigun who also recently bagged a doctorate degree in Chiropractic has now been officially recognized as the first African, both in the male or female categories to compete in both the winter and summer Olympics. Ayako Ito of the International…

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Why I dumped Real Madrid for Juventus – Ronaldo

Five-time Ballon D’or winner Cristiano Ronaldo has opened up on why he decided to leave Spanish giants Real Madrid with Italian Champions Juventus his confirmed destination. Latest reports indicate the two clubs have agreed a deal in the region of £105m for the superstar to bring an end to his 9-year stay at the Bernabeu. In what would arguably be the most high-profile transfer in Europe this summer, Cristiano is set to become the Italian…

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Spain appoint ex-Barcelona coach Luis Enrique as manager

Ex-Barcelona and Roma coach Luis Enrique has been appointed as Spain manager on a two-year contract. The 48-year-old former Spain midfielder replaces Fernando Hierro, who stepped down as interim boss on Sunday. Hierro – who is not returning to his role as sporting director – was placed in temporary charge of the team after Julen Lopetegui was sacked on the eve of the World Cup. Enrique has been out of management since leaving the Nou…

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Just in: Arsenal sign Borrussia Dortmund star

English Premier League giants Arsenal have completed the signing of Borrussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos. Cyber Reporters understand that the deal is worth £17.6m for a “long-term contract.” The 29-year-old centre-back joins the Gunners from Borussia Dortmund and becomes Unai Emery’s third senior signing of the summer. READ ALSO: Panic as Container falls off on Lagos bridge Greece international Sokratis becomes the second player the Gunners have signed from Dortmund in the last year after Pierre-Emerick…

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BREAKING – FG orders Pinnick to hand over to Giwa

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports development has directed the Nigeria Football Federation, a parastatal under it to comply with the judgment of the Supreme Court delivered on April 27, 2018, which restored the orders of the Federal High Court, setting aside the purported election into the Executive Committee of the NFF held on September 30, 2014. The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung said in a statement that the directive followed…

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