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  1. Iroka Chinedu

    Sports Russia 2018: Argentina can’t depend on Messi –Batistuta - The Sun

    Gabriel Batistuta has warned that Argentina can’t rely on Lionel Messi at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia like they did so abundantly in its qualifiers. La Albiceleste managed merely seven points from a possible 24 without ‘The Atomic Flea’ in their preliminary campaign. With him they seized 21...
  2. Iroka Chinedu

    Sports Neymar can’t play with Messi or Ronaldo – Super-agent - Soccernetreports

    Football super-agent Pini Zahavi has suggested Neymar is unlikely to move to Real Madrid while Cristiano Ronaldo is still there, telling Polish news outlet Przeglad Sportowy there is only room for one superstar per team, Soccernetreports. But Zahavi also called his new client Robert Lewandowski...
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    Sports 5 Top Sporting Moments For Nigeria in 2017

    1. Aruna Quadri achieves best ranking ever (Table Tennis) Nigeria and indeed Africa’s ambassador in table tennis, Aruna Quadri, had another epic year even though there were some low moments for the talented table tennis star. In 2017, Quadri set a new personal record for Nigeria and himself as...
  4. RemmyAlex

    Sports Rio Olympics 2016: US Teenager, Ginny Thrasher Wins First Gold

    America’s Ginny Thrasher won the first gold medal of the Rio Olympic Games with a surprise victory in the women’s 10m air rifle. The 19-year-old secured her first major international victory, scoring 208.0 to leave China’s 2006 world champion Du Li with silver. Du’s compatriot Yi Siling, the...
  5. RemmyAlex

    Sports Fifa: Infantino Wins First Round But Voting Goes to Second Round in Tight Election

    Gianni Infantino caused a surprise by polling the most votes in round one of voting in Friday's election to succeed Sepp Blatter as Fifa president. The Uefa secretary general failed to get enough to seal outright victory, claiming 88 of the 207 votes available at an extraordinary congress in...
  6. Samguine

    Sports Mikel Obi Set To Break Kanu’s Champions League Record

    John Mikel Obi could become the Nigerian with the highest number of appearances in the Champions League, if Chelsea go past the quarter-finals of the competition this season. The midfielder has 56 appearances so far, four matches behind Nwankwo Kanu, who has 60. Since moving to Stamford Bridge...
  7. RemmyAlex

    Sports [List] 10 Greatest African Boxers of all Time

    Boxing is a martial art and combat sport in which two people throw punches at each other, usually with gloved hands. Historically, the goals have been to weaken and knock down the opponent. Here is the list of 10 greatest boxers of all time in Africa: 1) Azumah Nelson (Ghanaian) Total...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Sports UEFA President, Michel Platini Loses Suspension Appeal

    UEFA president, Michel Platini,on Friday failed in his bid to have his 90-day provisional ban from football activity lifted, the BBC reports. Platini, 60, was suspended with FIFA president Sepp Blatter in October while corruption claims are investigated. The duo denied any wrongdoing. They...
  9. RemmyAlex

    Sports Finally! FIFA Names 5 Presidential Candidates

    FIFA on Thursday approved five candidates to stand in February’s vote to replace Sepp Blatter as president of world football’s governing body, but Michel Platini has not yet made the list. The five who met the qualifications following a series of integrity tests were: Prince Ali Al Hussein...
  10. RemmyAlex

    Sports [List] 7 candidates for FIFA Presidential Election

    FIFA’s member associations have proposed, in due time and form, seven candidates for the presidential election to take place at the Extraordinary FIFA Congress in Zurich on 26 February 2016 and submitted to the Electoral committee. Here are names of those that made the list submitted to the...
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