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Salah Promises Liverpool Fans, This Is ‘Just The Start’

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Mohamed Salah has reassured Liverpool fans his stunning first season is “just the beginning” of his time at the club despite speculation over interest from Real Madrid. The Egyptian collected awards in Liverpool on Thursday after being voted player of the season by both the club’s fans and his teammates before boarding a flight to collect the Football Writers’ Association’s award in London. The 25-year-old ... Read More »

2018 FIFA WC: England friendly will give Eagles psychological boost — Onazi

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Super Eagles midfielder,  Ogenyi Onazi said the Eagles will be in a good frame of mind to confront England on June 2 as the match and others lined up for the national team will boost their confidence for the World Cup starting June 16. Super Eagles Nigeria host the Leopards of DR Congo in Port Harcourt on 28th May, before a prestige clash with England’s ... Read More »

Rohr Ready To Give Lokosa A Look

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Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr said he is prepared to give Nigeria Professional Football League hot shot Junior Lokosa a look as the national prepares for the FIFA World Cup in Russia. Lokosa The Kano Pillars player with 16 goals to his credit has been in fine form and according to the local league watcher, he could be another option for Rohr. “We will have ... Read More »

Barcelona Stays Unbeaten With Rout Of Villarreal, Sevilla Defeat Real Madrid

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Ernesto Valverde’s Barcelona thrashed Villarreal 5-1 in Wednesday’s La Liga clash at the Camp Nou. Ousmane Dembele scored twice and Lionel Messi added to his league-leading tally as Barca stayed on track to finish unbeaten in the Spanish league. Philippe Coutinho and Paulinho also scored for Barcelona, which has already won the title but are still trying to become the first team to go through ... Read More »

Agali Dumps Delta Force

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Victor Agali has left  National League  club  Delta Force after two weeks into the new league season. Former Nigeria striker  joined Delta Force before the start of this season. The Asaba club lost their opening game of the season 4-2 away to UNICEM Rovers in Calabar before playing a goalless draw at home with Osun United. Chairman of the club Moses Etu told our correspondent ... Read More »

Tension At Sunshine As Govt Moves To Fire Coach, Players

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The   Ondo State Football Agency has begun the process of overhauling  struggling Premier League club Sunshine Stars  ahead the second stanza of the 2018/2019 season, our correspondent has learnt. Sunshine,  who managed to escape relegation at the end of last season, have been beset with financial crisis  since  last  season, with some of the players and ex-players allegedly  owed salaries and match allowances by the ... Read More »

NPA Revives NIPOSA Games

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The  2018  Nigerian Ports Sports Association Games have been scheduled  to begin at  the U.J. Esuene Stadium in Calabar on Wednesday. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the competition   sponsored by the Nigerian Ports Authority  held last in 2001. NIPOSA  Organising Committee chairman  Ugo Madubuike said in a statement by the General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications Abdullahi Goje on Tuesday awards would be ... Read More »

I’m Surprised At Job Offers – Wenger

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Arsene Wenger says he has been surprised at the number of job offers he has received since his departure from Arsenal was announced, urging the club to appoint his successor as soon as possible, AFP reports. The Frenchman will step down as Gunners boss after Sunday’s Premier League trip to Huddersfield, with Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri reportedly the first choice of the Arsenal board as his replacement. ... Read More »

Ronaldo Can Lead Portugal To World Cup Title – Mourinho

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Jose Mourinho believes that Portugal have the capacity to win World Cup 2018 thanks to the presence of Cristiano Ronaldo, Goal reports. The Real Madrid star played a large part in helping his country to Euro 2016 success in France, although he went off injured early in the final, which Eder won in extra-time with the only goal. The Manchester United boss has backed the ... Read More »

I don’t have many star players in Super Eagles squad – Rohr

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Head coach of Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has admitted that he does not have a lot of star players in his squad. However, Rohr says with team and tactical discipline, Nigeria can go far at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. “In the team we are working on improving all segments of the game, only if you have everything you need, you can succeed in ... Read More »

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