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    Sports Onyekuru Delighted at Everton Move

    Nigerian striker,Henry Onyekuru is delighted to have signed a five year deal with English Premier League side,Everton. Onyekuru becomes the third player signed by coach Ronald Koeman after the club confirmed Ajax midfielder Davy Klaassen and Jord...
  3. Oluogunjobi

    Sports Alysia Montaño: The 31-Year-Old 'Wonder Woman' Who Ran 800m Race With 5-Months Pregnancy [PHOTOS]

    Alysia Montaño recently made the news over her rather daring, unbelievable feat of running an 800-meter race with 5-months pregnancy. 31-year-old Montaño blew the minds of at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships. Montaño, a middle-distance...
  4. kemi

    Sports Everton Signs Nigerian Striker, Henry Onyekuru

    Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru has joined Everton from Belgium side Eupen. Onyekuru, 20, was the top scorer in Belgium last season and will be loaned to Anderlecht for the upcoming campaign. He doesn't yet qualify for a British work permit so c...
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    Sports Barcelona Gives Bellerin 10 Days To Decide Arsenal Future

    Barcelona have warned Hector Bellerin they will move on to alternative targets unless significant progress is made in negotiations with Arsenal within the next 10 days. The Gunners right back has been linked with a return to his former club for mu...
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    Sports Semi Final Fixtures of FIFA Confederations Cup

    The 10th edition of the FIFA Confederations Cup is ongoing in Russia and now in its semi final stage. Below is the fixtures of semi final matches: Wednesday, 28 June Portugal Vs Chile 7:00 PM Thursday, 29 June Ger...
  7. Lequte

    Sports Lukaku Rubbishes Reports of His Move to Chelsea

    Everton forward Romelu Lukaku has rubbished media reports about his move to Premier League Champions Chelsea. Lukaku is heavily linked with the London club following his announcement that he won't renew his contract at Everton, which expires in 2019...
  8. Lequte

    Sports Victor Anichebe Signs for Second-tier Chinese Club Beijing Enterprises

    Nigerian striker Victor Anichebe has ljoined second-tier Chinese side Beijing Enterprises Group FC. This follows the release of the 29-year-old by Sunderland following their relegation from the Premier League. Beijing Enterprises Group FC's mana...
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    Sports Jose Mourinho's Father, Felix, Is Dead

    Manager of Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has announced the death of his father, Jose Manuel Mourinho Felix. Mourinho announced his father's death via his Instagram with a photo of himself as a kid alongside his father. The Manchester Un...
  10. Lequte

    Sports Hosts Russia Crash Out of FIFA Confederations Cup

    Russia, the hosts of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup have crashed out of the competition. Russia could only muster 3 points in a group with Portugal, Mexico and New Zealand. The hosts of the 2018 World cup crashed out after a 2-1 defeat at the ha...
  11. kemi

    Sports Leicester City Bids £25m for Iheanacho

    Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare is leaving no stone unturned in his bid to land Manchester City Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho. Already a bid of £25m has been lodged for the forward, who has been told he can leave the club but only i...
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    Sports Oscar Gets 8-match Ban in Chinese League

    Former Chelsea midfielder, Oscar, has been banned for eight games by the Chinese Football Association (CFA), for inciting a brawl in Shanghai SIPG’s 1-1 draw on Sunday. The Brazilian kicked the ball violently and purposefully against two Guangzho...
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    Sports Di Maria Bags One Year Imprisonment Over Tax Evasion

    Angel Di Maria has been handed a one-year prison sentence and fined £1.76 million after admitting tax fraud. Now with Paris Saint-Germain, Di Maria was found guilty of defrauding the Spanish government a sum of £1.14 million during his time at Re...
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    Sports Results of All Confederations Cup Matches Played on Wednesday

    Two games were played today in the ongoing confederations cup competition in Russia today. Here are the results: Group A: Russia 0 - 1 Portugal New Zealand 1 - 2 Mexico An early strike Cristiano Ronaldo saw Portugal beat Russia in front of thousa...
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    Sports NFF Confirms Super Eagles Will Continue to Play Qualifiers in Uyo

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said the Super Eagles, will continue to play their home games at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo. This was confirmed by the General Secretary of the federation, Dr. Sanusi Mohammed. “We...
  16. kemi

    Sports NFF Confirms Super Eagles Will Continue to Play Qualifiers in Uyo

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said the Super Eagles, will continue to play their home games at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo. This was confirmed by the General Secretary of the federation, Dr. Sanusi Mohammed. “We...
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    Sports Nigerian Coach, Kelechi Emeteole, Dies Of Cancer

    Kelechi Emeteole, former coach of Heartland FC has died. He died at the early hours of Wednesday, June 21, in an Indian hospital after battling with cancer of the throat, which has seen him bedridden for over six months. Emeteole, up until his dea...
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    Sports Fury Blasts Anthony Joshua, Says He is a 'Plastic Nigerian'

    British boxer, Tyson Fury on Tuesday described Nigerian-born Anthony Joshua as a “plastic Nigerian", adding that he (Tyson) is more Nigerian than the British world heavyweight boxing champion of Nigeria descent whose ancestral home is Shagamu, Ogun s...
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    Sports Rohr Rejects Moving Super Eagles Match From Uyo Stadium

    The proposed plan of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to move the Super Eagles World Cup 2018 Qualifiers from the Godswill Akpabio Stadium has been rejected by coach of the team Gernot Rohr. Issues regarding logistics and attitude of the crow...
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    Sports Chelsea Makes Move for Lewandowski as Replacement for Costa

    Chelsea has made a stunning move for Bayern Munich’s striker, Robert Lewandowski. The Polish netted 43 times for the Bundesliga champions last season, as they clinched their fifth consecutive league title. But the 28-year-old is unsettled and cr...
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    Sports 4 Top Footballers Recently Accused of Tax Fraud in Spain

    Recently, big names have been accused of tax fraud in the Spanish La Liga, a development which has raised questions of the sincerity of the players and strength of the Spanish tax system. On Tuesday, Manchester United coach, Jose Mourinho was als...

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