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Laliga: Messi Tells Barca Coach, Valverde Five Players To Offload


Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi has reportedly told manager, Ernesto Valverde to sell five Barcelona stars this summer. The Catalans giants are close to claiming the La Liga title and are a whopping 15 points ahead of Real Madrid. Spanish media outlet, Diario Gol reports that Barcelona are already planning for next season and Messi, who is a hugely influential figure at the club, will have ... Read More »

Champions League: All Four Semi-Finalists Confirmed


The last four clubs in this year’s Champions League have been decided. Four of the top five European leagues provided a team each in the semi-finals. Liverpool is flying England’s flag, after they defeated another Premier League side Manchester City home and away. Jurgen Klopp’s men hammered the table toppers 3-0 at Anfield, before coming from behind to win 2-1 at The Etihad. From Germany, ... Read More »

Ajayi Qualifies For Women’s 400m Final


Nigeria’s Yinka Ajayi on Tuesday qualified for the final of the women’s 400 metres at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games scheduled for Wednesday. Competing in the second semi-final, the 20-year-old finished second with a time of 51.81 secs. Maximila Imali from Kenya finished first in 51.52 secs. The six other athletes who also made it to the final were Jamaican duo Stephenie McPherson and ... Read More »

Guardiola Blasts Referee As Salah Sends Liverpool Into Semi-Finals


Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola blasted Spanish referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz and lamented decisions that cost his side dear after a 2-1 home defeat by Liverpool on Tuesday sealed a 5-1 aggregate Champions League quarter-final win for the five-time European champions. Guardiola was forced to watch the second half from the stands after being sent off for his protestations at the break as free-spending City’s ... Read More »

How Roma Sent Barca Out After Miracle Comeback


Kostas Manolas sent Roma through to the semi-finals of the Champions League after an incredible 3-0 victory over Barcelona at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday saw them overhaul a 4-1 first-leg deficit and advance on away goals. The superb Edin Dzeko set the ball rolling in the sixth minute, and after Daniele De Rossi converted a penalty 13 minutes after the break to get the ... Read More »

Ronaldo Scores 20th goals in 10 game


Cristiano Ronaldo scored in a 10th straight game for Real Madrid – but they were held to a derby draw by Atletico Madrid. Real had the better chances and Marco Asensio and Marcelo hit the woodwork at 0-0. Ronaldo volleyed home Gareth Bale’s left-wing cross for his 20th goal in 10 club appearances. But Antoine Griezmann equalised on the rebound after Vitolo’s shot was saved ... Read More »

Anthony Joshua Predicts Outcome Of Fight With Joshua Parker

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Nigerian-born British boxer, Anthony Joshua has made his prediction ahead of the fight with New Zealander boxer, Joseph Parker coming up on Saturday. Joshua said he will extend his unbeaten professional record. The New Zealander is also protecting an impressive 24-fight unbeaten run. Joshua, IBF and WBA (Super) champion holder, is confident he will emerge victorious in front of nearly 80,000 spectators at Cardiff’s Principality ... Read More »

Para-Sports To Feature At 2018 National Youth Games, Sports Ministry Official Says


All Para-Sports events will feature at the 2018 National Youth Games (NYG), Ademola Are, the Director of Grassroots Sports Development in the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports, has said. Dalung Are said on Tuesday in Abuja that this has led the ministry into promising adequate support for the sports. He said the Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has promised to give para-sports ... Read More »

Pinnick Insists Super Eagles Can Win 2018 World Cup

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President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has reiterated his belief that the Super Eagles can win this year’s World Cup in Russia. Nigeria is drawn in Group D alongside Argentina, Croatia, and Iceland. Pinnick, who spoke at an event said that with hard work, prayers and support, the team can win the top prize “Again, people say why do I say that ... Read More »

EPL: Lukaku Reveals Mourinho’s Transfer Plans For Next Season


Manchester United striker, Romelu Lukaku has revealed that Jose Mourinho plans to make some major signings in the summer transfer window. Mourinho made Lukaku the second most expensive player in the club’s history when he paid Everton £75million for him. Lukaku has scored 25 goals in all competitions this season, including the opener in Saturday’s FA Cup quarter final win over Brighton. Despite his efforts, ... Read More »

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