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Southgate: England Must Elevate Performance to Achieve Euros Goal

England manager Gareth Southgate remains committed to his objective of winning Euro 2024, but acknowledges that the team must significantly improve when they face Slovenia on Tuesday. Despite securing four points from their first two games, England’s performances in a 1-0 win over Serbia and a 1-1 draw with Denmark have been heavily criticized, falling […]

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BREAKING: Madrid Defeats Dortmund 2-0 to Claim Champions League Title

Real Madrid Real Madrid defeated Borussia Dortmund 2-0 on Saturday to clinch the UEFA Champions League title at Wembley Stadium. This victory marks Real Madrid’s record 15th Champions League win, with their previous triumph in the 2021-2022 season. Despite a strong first half from Dortmund, Real Madrid took control in the second half. Dani Carvajal […]

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Okoku Urges NFF to Choose New Eagles Coach Carefully

Okoku Former Nigeria midfielder Paul Okoku believes the next Super Eagles head coach should have a strong track record of nurturing young talent and promoting an aggressive attacking style of play. In a phone interview, Okoku—who served as the U-20 assistant captain at the 1983 U-20 World Cup in Mexico—expressed this view amid differing opinions […]

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Breaking News: UNILAG Raises Tuition Fees from N19k to Exceeding N140k

 UNILAG Implements Significant Tuition Fee Hike for Undergraduates In a major development, the management of the prestigious University of Lagos (UNILAG) has announced a substantial increase in tuition fees for undergraduate students, effective immediately. According to a statement released by the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) UNILAG branch on July 20, 2023, the […]

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Infantino Condoles With NFF Over Kofarmata’s Death

        A photo combination of Kofarmata and Infantino. FIFA President Gianni Infantino has condoled with the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Ibrahim Gusau over the death of ex-Nigerian international Bello Kofarmata.  “I would like to express my sincerest and heartfelt condolences on the passing of former international player, Bello Musa […]

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West Ham plotting £30m bid for Emmanuel Dennis

West Ham are interested in signing Emmanuel Dennis from Watford this summer but will have to be ready to part with an amount in the range of £20 million to £30 million for the Nigerian striker, according to the Mirror. According to the report from The Mirror, the 24-year-old is set for talks with Watford […]

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Falconets to know opponents today as draw holds in San Jose

Nigeria’s U20 women national team, Falconets, will, today, know their group opponents at this year’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup finals when the draw ceremony holds at the Teatro Nacional (National Theatre) in San José, Costa Rica. All the 16 participating countries at the tournament scheduled for August 10 to 28, are now known, with […]

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Eagles’ advance party moves to Abuja

• Ghana’s new players set to debut against Nigeria• Doctors to examine Omeruo, Umar’s fitness on arrival An advanced party made up of backroom staff and Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) officials, are expected to arrive in Super Eagles’ camp at Wells Carlton Hotel, Abuja, today, to prepare for the player’s arrival later this weekend. The Eagles […]

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Novak Djokovic Loses Australia Visa Appeal, to Be Deported

Tennis star Novak Djokovic has lost his last-ditch court bid to stay in Australia and is set to be deported. Judges rejected his appeal after the government cancelled the unvaccinated player’s visa for a second time this month on public health grounds. The decision has ended the 34-year-old’s hopes of defending his Australian Open title […]

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Italy beat Belgium to finish third in Nations League

Italy claimed third place in the Nations League on Sunday after beating Belgium 2-1 to bounce back from their world record unbeaten run being brought to an end. A superb volley from Nicolo Barella just after half-time and Domenico Berardi’s 63rd-minute penalty were enough for the Azzurri to see off a Belgium team missing the […]

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Barcelona misery worsens as LaLiga cap club spending at €97m

This is not the best time in the history of Barcelona football club, one of the most profitable clubs in the past. The outbreak of Coronavirus in 2020, has affected the club’s finances. LaLiga on Wednesday reduced Barcelona’s salary spending to €97 million because of its financial struggles, making it seven times smaller than that of rival […]

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Liverpool open Premier League title defence against Leeds as 2020-21 fixtures revealed

Champions Liverpool will kick off their defence of their Premier League title in a mouthwatering clash against promoted Leeds as the 2020-21 season fixtures was released on Thursday. In what will be a first meeting in the top flight since February 2004, the Anfield fixture provides Marcelo Bielsa’s second-tier champions with the most sobering of […]

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Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen finally joins Napoli in a reported £74m deal that would make him the most expensive African footballer in history

There still however conflicting reports about how much he cost Napoli but the most reliable sources continue to quote £74m.

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FIFPro suspends Ivorian players’ union for not backing Drogba’s FA candidacy

Global footballers’ union FIFPro has suspended the Ivory Coast Footballers Association (AFI) for failing to endorse Didier Drogba’s bid to head the country’s football federation. In a letter addressed to the president of the AFI Cyrille Domoraud, FIFPro said it was suspending his organisation “with immediate effect.” The letter said that this “exceptional intervention” was […]

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Top five African players of 2019/20 LaLiga season

From defence to midfield to attack, there were so many Africans who excelled during the past LaLiga campaign. Some of the best players in LaLiga history have come from Africa and, once again, many of the league’s stars of 2019/20 hailed from that continent. There were so many excellent performers this year and the Granada […]