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    Sports NFF Cancels Nigeria Vs Burkina Friendly Match

    The Super Eagles’ second international friendly, against Burkina Faso in London on Monday, has been called off after seven players in the Burkinabe contingent failed to secure entry visas into the United Kingdom. The other players are able to enter t...
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    Sports Why Super Eagles Friendly Against Burkina Faso May Be Cancelled

    There are doubts over the Super Eagles’ friendly match with Burkina Faso on Monday in London. According to CompleteSports, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), are doing all they can to ensure the game takes place. Some of the Burkina Faso play...
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    Sports Vieira Tipped To Replace Wenger at Arsenal

    Former Arsenal player, Paul Merson, has said that Arsene Wenger will spend another year as manager of the club, before he hands over to former captain, Patrick Vieira. Wenger’s current deal expires at the end of this season and the 67-year-old is...
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    Sports Ivory Coast Thrash Russia in Friendly Match

    England-based pair Jonathan Kodjia of Aston Villa and Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha fired Ivory Coast to a 2-0 win over Russia in a friendly at Krasnodar on Friday. Kodjia gave the Ivorians the lead in the 30th minute, cutting in from the left f...
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    Sports Nigeria: Super Falcons Move up in Latest FIFA World Ranking

    Nigeria’s Super Falcons have moved one spot up according to the latest monthly FIFA world rankings. Nigeria are now 34, retaining their place as the top-ranked African side. Nigeria amassed a total of 1613 points to maintain their status as Africa...
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    Sports Sir Alex Ferguson: Dominance of Barcelona, Real Madrid in Europe Coming to an End

    Former Manchester United Manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, has stated that the dominance of Barcelona, Real Madrid and other Spanish teams in Europe is coming to an end. "I think success is cyclical," he said in an interview with ESPN FC Boot Room. "If ...
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    Sports Child 'Suicide Bomber' Caught in Full 'Hazard' Chelsea Kit [PHOTOS]

    Iraqi soldiers recently disarm a young child in a Chelsea kit who was found with what appears to be a suicide bomb strapped around his waist. The boy, thought to be about seven, was seized outside the war-torn Iraqi city of Mosul after hiding among ...
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    Sports Police Seize ‘Lionel Messi’ Cocaine in Peru [See PHOTO]

    Peruvian police have announced that they have intercepted 1,417kg of cocaine on Wednesday. The substance was packaged with images of Barcelona star, Lionel Messi. The packaging did not only have Messi’s face plastered all over it, they also bore hi...
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    Sports What Gernot Rohr Said After Draw Against Senegal

    Super Eagles coach Gernor Rohr says the international friendly against Senegal will benefit his team when they face the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier in August in Uyo. The Super Eagles came from a goal down to...
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    Sports Iheanacho Scores as Nigeria Hold Senegal

    The Super Eagles of Nigeria came from a goal down to hold Senegal to a 1-1 draw in Thursday’s friendly at The Hive stadium, London. There was no goal in the first half, that saw the Super Eagles lose captain Ogenyi Onazi to injury. Moussa Sow of ...
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    Sports Nigeria Vs Senegal Starting Line Up Revealed

    Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has revealed his starting line-up for tonight’s international friendly against Senegal at The Hive Stadium in London. According to the list, Rohr appears to stick to his trusted defensive line of Carl Ikeme in goa...
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    Sports Nigeria Vs Senegal: What Time is The Match?

    The Super Eagles of Nigeria will today take on the Teranga Lions of Senegal in a friendly match in United Kingdom. Below are details you need to know: Time: 9 p.m. Nigerian time Venue: The Hive stadium Capacity: Last meeting: 2006 AFCON, Niger...
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    Sports Visa Hitch Forces Rohr To Invite Emergency Goalkeeper For Senegal Clash

    The emergency goalkepper called up by Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has arrived the camp of the Super Eagles. Carl Ikeme is the only goalkeeper in the camp of the team ahead of tomorrow’s clash against Senegal, a situation which has forced coach...
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    Sports Sir Alex Ferguson Wants Mourinho to Win Europa League for Man Utd

    Former Manchester United Manager Sir Alex Ferguson has stated that it he wants Jose Mourinho's side to win the Europa League this season. Speaking to ESPN he said: 'The thing is, we've never won the Europa League. We've never won the UEFA Cup, what...
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    Sports 5 Super Eagles Players To Miss Senegal Match Over Visa Hitch

    Nigeria could present a team of players with only four players on the substitute bench against Senegal on Thursday. So far 17 players are in the camp of the team ahead tomorrow’s clash at The Hive, and going by scoops gathered by Owngoalnigeria.co...
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    Sports Enyeama Makes Ligue 1 Team of The Week

    Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, has been listed in the Ligue 1 Team of the Week in France, following a fantastic showing at the weekend against Olympique Marseille. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Lille OSC had stru...
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    Sports Gernot Rohr Angry With Victor Moses in Face-to-face Confrontation

    Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr on Monday exchanged words with Chelsea player Victor Moses. According to reports, Rohr and other coaches are unhappy with Moses' withdrawal from the national team squad days leading up to their first frien...
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    Sports Arsene Wenger Quashes PSG Move Reports- It's Fake News

    Arsenal Manager, Arsene Wenger has denied media reports that he's been offered a two-year deal to take over at Paris Saint-Germain. Reacting, he said: "It is a false rumour. That is what you call fake news." The Arsenal Supporters' Trust (AST) al...
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    Sports Nigeria-Senegal Friendly: Mane Vows to Deal With Super Eagles

    Liverpool and Senegal forward, Sadio Mane, engaged in some trash talk ahead of his side's friendly match with the Super Eagles in London on Thursday. According to him, Senegal will beat the Super Eagles because they are now the best in Africa. “S...
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    Sports Ahmad Ahmad Steps Down as Madagascar Senate Leader

    Newly elected Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Ahmad Ahmad has stepped down as Vice-President of the Madagascar Senate. Ahmad, who is also the Madagascar Football Federation boss, tendered his resignation on Monday at 4.45pm loca...

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