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Man City’s Kelechi Iheanacho Continues His Impressive Goal Scoring Despite City Loss

Super Eagles midfielder, Kelechi Iheanacho continued his impressive goal scoring form as he scored a brace in Manchester City's 4-2 loss to Southampton at the Saint Mary Stadium, in Sunday's Premier League match. The Nigerian...

1985 Golden Eaglets: Players Discordant Tunes On Buhari’s Largesse

There were contrasting feelings among members of the Golden Eaglets players that won the 1985 U-16 FIFA/JVC World Cup over the cash reward given to them by President Muhammadu Buhari during last Thursday's hosting...

Nigerian Wrestlers Begin Training for 2016 Olympics in Rio

Twenty-six wrestlers resumed camp on Wednesday at the Den Gymnasium in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, in the build up to the 2016 Rio Olympics. Daniel Igali, President of Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), told the News Agency of...

UEFA Champions League: 90 Minutes Away From the Finals in Milan

As this year's UEFA Champions League gradually gets close, after two exciting semifinal first leg clashes which saw Manchester City holding Spanish giant, Real Madrid to a goalless draw at the Etihad Stadium. And...

Sergio Romero Says Lionel Messi Will Reverse His Retirement Decision

Argentina and Barcelona F.C. forward Lionel Messi retired from international duty after missing in a penalty shootout as Chile won the Copa América Final. "For me the national team is over. I've done all I...

Copa America 2016 Centenario: Colombia Outshines the U.S. 2-0

The U.S. failed to shine in their opening match of the ongoing Copa América Centenario as the team lost 2-0 to Colombia at the Levi Stadium in the early hours of Saturday morning. Goals from...
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I Can Mention Seven Gay EPL Players, says John Fashanu’s Daughter

Former Nigerian/English footballer John Fashanu’s daughter Amal Fashanu said she knows at least seven footballers currently playing in the English Premier League who are gay. John Fashanu’s older brother, Justin, who was also a footballer,...

The Boys are Ready for CHAN; The Campaign Starts January 18

Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh has revealed that the forthcoming CHAN tournament will be difficult for all participating teams. The tournament which will kick-off in Kigali, Rwanda this weekend will be Oliseh's first appearance. The...

Are You Ready For Some Football – Superbowl 50

Football, American football that is, has almost taken over as Americans favorite sport and pastime. The stage is set for Superbowl 50 (LXXXI) , Sunday, February 7. You can get glued to your television or...

Kenyan Grabs Trophy in Nigeria, Fans Fault Government for Nigerians Poor Performance

At exactly 7:10 am on Saturday, about 20,000 notable marathoners commenced their run to make history as presented by Access Bank in Lagos City. The Lagos City Marathon was scheduled to last for three hours,...

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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...