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Real Bury PSG To Reach Champions League Quarter-Finals


Cristiano Ronaldo and Casemiro got the goals for Real Madrid as the holders won 2-1 away to a Paris Saint-Germain side missing Neymar to secure their place in the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday. Ronaldo had scored twice — including his 100th goal for Real in the competition — as they won 3-1 in the first leg in Spain last month, and his header early ... Read More »

No Shame In Losing To Real Madrid, Says PSG Coach


Beleaguered Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery insisted there was no shame in losing to Real Madrid after the expensively-assembled French side crashed out of the Champions League at the hands of the holders. “To be eliminated in the last 16 is a disappointment, but to lose against Real Madrid is not. They deserved to go through. There is no other analysis,” said the Spaniard whose ... Read More »

2018 World Cup: Pinnck Reveals Super Eagles Players That Will Cage Messi


President of the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick, has declared that the Super Eagles, with the help of Oghenekaro Etebo and John Mikel Obi, will cage Argentina captain, Lionel Messi in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Pinnick said the prospects of the Super Eagles coming out in their Group D against Argentina and Croatia have been brightened with the dazzling performances of Etebo ... Read More »

EPL: Hazard Blasts Conte’s Tactics Against Manchester City


Chelsea’s Eden Hazard has taken a swipe at Antonio Conte’s tactics in their 1-0 defeat at Manchester City on Sunday, saying he felt like he “hadn’t played a game of football”. Hazard started as a false nine at the Etihad and touched the ball just 31 times in 89 minutes. The Blues failed to hit a shot on target against City, who completed 902 passes ... Read More »

Injured Neymar Thanks Fans For Support Ahead Of Surgery


Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian striker Neymar Wednesday thanked his fans for their support after he suffered a sprained ankle and fractured metatarsal at the weekend. “Thank you for all the messages!!”, he wrote in Portuguese, French and English on his Instagram page. The forward also shared a picture of himself lying on the floor in the moments after he was injured during PSG’s 3-0 win against ... Read More »

NFF Inaugurates Committees


Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick on Tuesday inaugurated the federation’s new audit committee and the technical study group at the NFF secretariat in  Abuja. Pinnick praised  an  executive committee member of the body Sunday Dele-Ajayi, who heads the audit committee and will celebrate his 60th birthday next week, for his  contribution to sports  development. He said,  “Otunba is a fit and proper person for ... Read More »

I Can Knock Joshua Out In Cardiff – Parker

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Joseph Parker has insisted he can outbox Anthony Joshua as he eyes victory in their heavyweight title fight on March 31, Skysports reports. Parker, who holds the WBO belt, and Joshua, who holds the IBF and WBA ‘super’ belts, will put their titles on the line when they clash at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff next month. Joshua is the clear favourite for the fight, ... Read More »

Iran Coach Calls For Messi To Be Banned From 2018 World Cup


Coach of Iran national team, Carlos Queiroz, has called on FIFA to ban Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, from playing at the 2018 World Cup until it is confirmed he is human. Queiroz is preparing to lead Iran to their second World Cup finals this year in Russia. They will face Spain, Portugal and Morocco in Group B, while Nigeria will face Messi’s Argentina, Croatia and ... Read More »

Guardiola Targets First Trophy For Man City Against Arsenal


Pep Guardiola is targeting a first trophy in English football when Manchester City take on Arsenal in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley sunday. City’s quadruple hopes were ended last Monday when they suffered a shock 1-0 loss at Wigan in the FA Cup, and Guardiola says his players are determined to learn from their mistakes in a bid to win the first silverware of ... Read More »

Liverpool Leapfrog United To Go Second

Jurgen Klopp described a near perfect Liverpool performance as a “joy to watch” as Mohamed Salah scored for the sixth straight game in a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham at Anfield saturday. Klopp’s men moved up into second in the Premier League by edging a point ahead of bitter rivals Manchester United, who host fourth-placed Chelsea today, as Emre Can, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane ... Read More »

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