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CHAN 2018: Super Eagles to arrive Nigeria on Tuesday


The home-based Super Eagles of Nigeria will arrive in Lagos in the early hours of Tuesday from Morocco. The team will depart Casablanca airport 12 midnight on Monday aboard Air Maroc. Salisu Ysuuf’s men were defeated by the hosts 4-0 in the final of the just concluded African Nations Championship (CHAN) final. Nigeria reached their first CHAN final on Sunday, surpassing the third-place finish they ... Read More »

Wenger disappointed me by buying Aubameyang – Giroud


Former Arsenal striker, Olivier Giroud, has admitted he was disappointed that Arsene Wenger brought in Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the January transfer window. Aubameyang became the Gunners’ most expensive player ever, after he completed a £56million move from Borussia Dortmund. His arrival paved the way for Giroud to join Chelsea in a £18million deal. “A week before the end of the transfer window, I needed to ... Read More »

Transfer news: Leicester moves to replace Mahrez with Hazard


Former Premier League champions, Leicester are looking to replace forward, Riyad Mahrez with Thorgan Hazard. Thorgan is one of the brothers of Chelsea forward, Eden. Mahrez handed in a transfer request last month to try and force through a move to Manchester City, but his club stood firm and would not let the player leave for less than around £90million. The Algerian has since refused ... Read More »

Nigeria vs Morocco: 10-man Super Eagles thrashed 4-0 in CHAN 2018 final


Morocco have won this year’s African Nations Championship (CHAN). The hosts thrashed Nigeria 4-0 in the final played on Sunday in Casabalanca, to win the competition for the first time. Zakaria Hadraf opened scoring for the North Africans in the 45th minute, before the home-based Super Eagles were reduced to 10 men, after Peter Eneji picked up a second booking. Walid El Karti ensured the ... Read More »

Akwa Utd, Dana Seal Partnership in Uyo


Akwa United FC and Dana Airlines, at the weekend in Uyo officially sealed their sponsorship as airline of the foremost Nigerian Professional Football League team. In an impressive ceremony held at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Chief Operating Officer/Accountable Manager of Dana, Mr. Obi Mbanuzu, said his airline, a foremost player in the Nigerian aviation industry was delighted to partner one of Nigeria’s most exciting ... Read More »

Levante vs Real Madrid: What Cristiano Ronaldo said after his substitution


Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid was substituted for the first time in eight months on Saturday night. The Portuguese star was replaced with 10 minutes remaining in the match between his club and Levante. Isco had just put the visitors in front when Zinedine Zidane brought on Marco Asensio to replace Ronaldo. Ronaldo had to watch from the sidelines as his side drew the match ... Read More »

Falcons Can Win WAFU Cup – Okon


Former Falcons coach Edwin Okon has tipped the women’s national team to win the WAFU Women’s Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast from February 10 to 24. The Falcons are in Group B along with hosts Ivory Coast, Ghana, Burkina Faso and Niger. The Nigeria Football Federation released a 35-man list of players for the competition with Rivers Angels dominating the list with six players. ... Read More »

US Women Break 4x800m Relay Record

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US women set a world record in the 4x800m relay on Saturday at the Millrose Games indoor athletics meeting with a time of 8min 05.89sec. Ajee Wilson anchored the American quartet that also included Chrishuna Williams, Raevyn Rogers and Charlene Lipsey, who bettered the world record of 8:06.24 set by Russia in Moscow in 2011. “It was insane,” said Wilson, who clocked 1:58.37 for her ... Read More »

Eagles Defy The Odds, Target Historic CHAN Title


The Super Eagles have put aside harsh playing conditions in the Nigerian league as they battle hosts Morocco in search of a historic first CHAN title, reports ’TANA AIYEJINA Though a giant in continental football, not many gave Nigeria a chance at the 2018 African Nations Championship in Morocco, a CAF championship meant exclusively for footballers playing in their home leagues on the continent. But ... Read More »

Sudanese coach reveals who took Nigeria to final


The coach of Sudan, Logarusic Hrvatsko, has hailed the Super Eagles goalkeeper, Dele Ajiboye for taking Nigeria to the final of the African Nations Championship in Morocco. Hrvatsko opined that Ajiboye was the man of the match. The home-based Eagles defeated Sudan 1-0 on Wednesday, thanks to Gabriel Okechukwu’s first-half striker, to book a place in the final. But the Sudanese coach said, “Ajiboye was ... Read More »

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