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I Deserve Ligue 1 Keeper Gong —Enyeama

Former Super Eagles  captain Vincent Enyeama insists he is the clear favourite to win the goalkeeping award of Ligue 1. Enyeama, 33, has  produced a number of top-draw performances between the sticks for sixth-placed Lille in the French topfight – after keeping 14 clean sheets in 21 out of 35 matches. The most-capped Nigeria football […]

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Terry FOR Yobo Centenary Game

Chelsea Captain, John Terry, is the latest player from the English Premier League to confirm his availability in Port Harcourt for the Joseph Yobo Centenary Game scheduled for May 27 to celebrate the retirement of the former Super Eagles captain from football. The centre-back, who captained the Three Lions between August 2006 and February 2010, […]

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Olympics: Oguchi, Antetokounmpo Make D’Tigers List

AnwilWłocławek of Poland shooting guard Chamberlain Oguchi, New York Knicks small forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo and captain Olumide Oyedeji are among the 27 players named by coach William Voigt in D’Tigers’ preliminary list ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The list, dominated by overseas-based players, also has the Aminu brothers Al Farouq and Alade; Ike […]

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Leicester City Breaks 132-Years Jinx… Wins EPL

Leicester City players crowded around a television inside the house of teammate Jamie Vardy, locked arm in arm, watching the action 100 miles away. And when the final whistle blew at Stamford Bridge, they raised their arms in triumph. One of the greatest sporting achievements in English history was complete. In the second tier two […]

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Ronaldo Trains Ahead Of City Clash

Real Madrid’s hopes of Cristiano Ronaldo being fit for their Champions League semifinal, second leg with Manchester City on Wednesday were boosted as the Portuguese returned to training on Sunday. Ronaldo has missed Real’s last three games due to a thigh injury, but may be risked against City with the tie finely balanced at 0-0. […]

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Real Sociedad Move To Save Emenike

Struggling  LaLiga club Real Sociedad  have identified  Emmanuel Emenike  as a prime transfer target  in the  summer transfer window as the Basque side move  to solve their goal-scoring woes. The Royals, who are placed 12th in the Spanish topflight , have  hit the back of the net  42 times so far this term, with club […]

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Thierry Henry Set To Become Arsenal Coach

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry is set to become assistant manager of the club’s under-18s in the summer. The Sky Sports pundit has completed his Uefa A coaching licence and will be appointed a coach after working with the club’s academy players. According to Goal.com, the 38-year-old will work with head coach Kwame Ampadu from next […]

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Newcastle strike back to deny Liverpool

Newcastle United fought back from two goals down at halftime to stun a Liverpool side already shocked by news that their defender Mamadou Sakho is being investigated by Uefa after failing a drugs test. Goals from Papiss Cisse and Jack Colback, his first of the season, secured Newcastle a vital point to move them level […]

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Hazard inspires Chelsea win

Belgian playmaker Eden Hazard scored his first Premier League goals of the season, nearly a year after he netted his last one, as outgoing champions Chelsea overcame Bournemouth 4-1 on Saturday. Spanish forward Pedro put the visitors ahead in the fifth minute, hooking in a left-footed shot after being teed up by Cesc Fabregas. Bournemouth, […]

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Oyedeji clears air on meeting with Dalung

D’TIGERS captain Olumide Oyedeji has cleared the air on his recent meeting with sports minister Solomon Dalung in London. A national newspaper (not The PUNCH) reported on Wednesday that Oyedeji was not happy that the sports minister secretly held a meeting in London with members of the Africa Basketball League, a competition which had been […]