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#NBAFinals: Festus Ezeli Prepares to Start, Cleveland Cavaliers Target Remarkable Comeback

Another basketball showdown happens tonight, as the Cleveland Cavaliers will be hoping to overcome the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the best-of-seven game NBA Finals at the Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio on...

International Friendly: Super Eagles Target Second Win Against Luxembourg

After overcoming Mali 1-0 in Friday's international friendly in France, the Super Eagles will be hoping to make it two wins in two matches as the team confront Luxembourg in Tuesday's friendly match at...

CAF Awards: Have Nigerian Players Fallen Asleep?

19 years ago was the last time a Nigerian player ever won the prestigious CAF player of the year award despite the country's great dominance in African football.

Arsenal Has Been Handed a Tough Test

Arsenal have been handed a tough test as the team will face reigning Champions League winner, Barcelona in the round of 16 stage scheduled to begin in February. Also, Chelsea will challenge its perennial rival, Paris...

Enyimba beats Étoile du Sahel, Qualify For Champions League Group Stages

Enyimba are through to the money spinning stage of the CAF Champions League after beating Étoile Sportive du Sahel 4-3 with penalties, on Wednesday, at the Sousse Stadium. The Tunisian team began the game on a...

Iheanacho Key For Man City

Manchester City manager, Manuel Pellegrini has admitted that Super Eagles midfielder, Kelechi Iheanacho has a bright future with the team and won't be sold to any club during the January transfer window. Iheanacho, who has been...

Super Eagles Move to 63rd in the FIFA Rankings

Nigeria's Super Eagles made a slight move in the February FIFA World rankings as the team are ranked 63rd in the world and 12th in Africa. This recent progress will be credited to the Super...

Bayern Munich Dent Dortmund’s Aubameyang German Cup Dream

Gabon's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could not help Borussia Dortmund cruise past Bayern Munich as the team lost 4-3 on penalties in the final of the German Cup played at the magnificent Olympiastadion Berlin on Saturday. Having...

Can Siasia Lead the Super Eagles to AFCON 2017?

It’s good music to the ear when quality coaches are hired to tinker a nation's senior national team in a bid to rebuild, revive and restore the lost football glory days. It's also worthy enough...

Nigeria’s Moses Shines in Chelsea’s 2-1 Victory Over Ighalo’s Watford

Super Eagles winger, Victor Moses was at his best mettle as Chelsea defeated "stubborn" Watford 2-1, at Watford's home base, Vicarage Road Stadium in Saturday's Premier League match. Moses who was impressive in the Blues...

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Nigeria @ 56: Economic Recession Won’t Last For Long, Buhari Appeals...

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration would find a lasting solution to the economic recession. Buhari made this known during his Independence...