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My City best yet to come —Iheanacho

Manchester City can expect more from Kelechi Iheanacho next season as 19-year-old seeks to build on an impressive debut campaign. The Nigeria striker has vindicated Manuel Pellegrini’s decision not to buy another striker this season with his dynamic performances – often from the substitutes’ bench – scoring 13 goals. A tally of seven in the […]

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WEEKLY | FIXTURES

WEEKLY | FIXTURES All times CAT (SA, GMT+2) 07 May 2016 Absa Premiership 15:00 Free State Stars v Platinum Stars Goble Park 15:00 Chippa United v Golden Arrows Buffalo City Stadium 20:15 Orlando Pirates v Maritzburg Utd Orlando Stadium CAF Confederation Cup MO Bejaia v Esperance El Merreikh v Kawkab Marrakech Ahli Tripoli v Misr […]

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Romanian Cup Final Postponed After Ekeng’s Death

The Romanian Cup final has been put back a week following the death of Cameroon international Patrick Ekeng during a league match, the Romanian Football Federation announced Saturday. Ekeng, 26, died after collapsing on the pitch while playing a first division match on Friday with his Romanian side Dinamo Bucharest. The midfielder fell to the […]

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Nigeria Beat Egypt To Rio 2016 Spot

Nigeria have beaten Egypt to Africa’s sole qualification spot for the table tennis men’s team event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. But the Egyptians took the sole ticket on the continent for the women’s team event of the Games ahead of their West African rivals. According to the May rankings released by […]

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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, […]