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ANDY MURRAY: BRITISH NUMBER ONE HAS SURGERY ON HIP INJURY

Britain’s Andy Murray has had hip surgery in Melbourne and says he hopes to be playing again in time for this summer’s grass-court season. The former world number one, 30, has not played a competitive match since he was knocked out of Wimbledon in July. The ongoing problem forced the Scot to pull out of the […]

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2018 World Cup: Sergio Aguero finally speaks on being drawn alongside Super Eagles

Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero, has spoken for the first time since Argentina surprisingly lost 4-2 to Nigeria in an international friendly in Krasnodar on November 14, 2017. Aguero did not come out for the second half of the friendly match as he suddenly developed illness and was rushed to the hospital for routine examination […]

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2018 World Cup draw: Gernot Rohr speaks on having Germany in same group

The Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has said that he fancies a clash between Nigeria and his native country, Germany as he expects a very tough group in the World Cup draw that holds on Friday in Moscow, Russia. Hide quoted text Rohr said Nigeria in the same group as reigning world champions Germany “would […]

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I was so happy, like all the fans – Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola highlighted Raheem Sterling’s growing self-belief after his remarkable run of late goals continued with a superb stoppage-time winner in the 2-1 victory over Southampton. City’s quest for a 12th successive league victory seemed to be over when Oriel Romeu’s 75th-minute equaliser for the Saints cancelled out Kevin De Bruyne’s goal […]

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Argentina vs Nigeria: Arsenal sends wishes to Alex Iwobi

  Ahead of the grade one friendly match between Nigeria and Argentina, Premier League side, Arsenal, have sent wishes to their Nigerian forward, Alex Iwobi. Arsenal wrote on the official twitter handle, “Good luck against Argentina later, Alex Iwobi.” Iwobi has been included in the lineup that will file out against Argentina on Tuesday. Gernot […]

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CAF to consider Nigerian proposal for World Cup friendlies

The Confederation of African Football will meet soon to discuss a proposal for African World Cup qualifiers to play friendlies during the FIFA window in March, a Nigerian official said Tuesday. Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia will be Africa’s five flag bearers at Russia next year. However, all five teams will be engaged in […]

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OLYMPIC TEAM ON PRIVATE SPONSORSHIP

OLYMPIC TEAM IN US ON PRIVATE SPONSORSHIP – SIASIA Nigeria’s Olympic team led by coach Samson Siasia are currently in Atlanta, USA, on  a 10-day private sponsorship and it is not known what would become of the team after the sponsorship has lapsed. This revelation comes on the heels of a stunning declaration by the […]

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FOUR-YEAR BAN RECOMMENDED FOR FORMER FIFA EXCO MEMBER WORAWI MAKUDI AS ETHICS COMMITTEE SUGGESTS £19k FINE

A minimum four-year ban has been recommended for former FIFA executive committee member Worawi Makudi by the investigatory chamber of the governing body’s ethics committee. Dr Cornel Borbely, the ethics committee chairman, also recommended Makudi be fined a minimum of 25,000 Swiss francs (just over £19,000), it announced on Friday, after the conclusion of his […]

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FIFA SET TO FINANCIALLY SUPPORT NFF,OTHER

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will officially get subvention from the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) for developmental program in the country. According to reports the international body announced, “increasing our financial support for member associations and football development to 5 million USD per four-year cycle for each member association from 1.6 million USD per […]