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Champions League: Ian Wright Speaks On Salah Winning Ballon D’or Ahead Of Messi, Ronaldo


Former Arsenal striker, Ian Wright, has tipped Mohamed Salah to win the Ballon d’Or if he guides Liverpool to UEFA Champions League glory. Salah’s sensational debut season at Anfield, has put him in the running to challenge Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo for the world’s most prestigious individual award. The Egyptian has scored 43 goals in 47 games across all competitions, since ... Read More »

2018 FIFA WC: Eagles Can Shock England In Wembley Friendly, Says Mikel


Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel said the team will not look ordinary when they play against the Three Lions of England at the Wembley Stadium on June 2. The international friendly is the last warm up match for both sides before they hit Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. “The match comes up only two weeks before our first match at the FIFA ... Read More »

Liverpool Vs Roma : Salah Left Roma To Join Liverpool Last Year In A £34m Deal


Liverpool vs Roma : Liverpool beat Roma 5-2 in a dramatic Champions League semi-final first leg on Tuesday to take a big step towards the final in Kiev, despite conceding two late away goals. Here are three things we learned from the Anfield showdown: Sublime Salah Roma’s Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson, Roma’s Belgian midfielder Radja Nainggolan, Roma’s Brazilian defender Juan Jesus, Roma’s Dutch midfielder Kevin Strootman, ... Read More »

Morata Speaks On His Furious Reaction After Substitution Against Burnley

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Chelsea striker, Alvaro Morata has apologised for his furious reaction to being substituted against Burnley on Thursday night. The Spaniard, however, disclosed that he was just angry at himself. Morata was pulled off midway through the second half of Chelsea’s 2-1 win at Turf Moor. The former Real Madrid striker missed a gilt-edged chance to put his side 2-0 up after the interval when he ... Read More »

Wenger To End 22-Year Arsenal Stay At End Of Season


Arsene Wenger will finally bring his 22-year stay as Arsenal manager to a close at the end of the season, the Frenchman announced on Friday. Arsenal’s French manager Arsene Wenger holds the FA Cup trophy on the pitch after their win over Chelsea in the English FA Cup final football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London on May 27, 2017. Aaron ... Read More »

Gold Coast 2018 Gold Medallists Hungry For More Titles

World women’s  lightweight powerlifting record holder Esther Oyema and wrestling star Odunayo Adekuoroye  say they have their sights firmly set on winning more titles for Nigeria. Oyema, who smashed the world record in her  event at the just-concluded Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, says  early preparations and provision of facilities will help  national  para athletes  at  major  competitions. Adekuoroye, who won  gold  for Nigeria ... Read More »

2018 World Cup: Neymar Reveals His Return Date


Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar has provided update on his foot operation ahead of Russia 2018 World Cup. The 26-year-old has been out of action since he broke a metatarsal bone in his foot on February 25 during a Ligue 1 game against Marseille. Speaking to reporters in Sao Paulo, Neymar said he will return before the tournament begins this summer. “I get my final examination ... Read More »

Onyekuru Set To Force His Way Into World Cup Squad


Fit-again striker Henry Onyekuru is desperate to prove his fitness and form to force his way into Nigeria’s World Cup squad. He admits his hopes depend on how he performs in the next two months as he comes back from a serious knee injury. The 20-year-old is on loan at Belgian club Anderlecht from Everton. “I have to prove that I’m able and worthy to ... Read More »

Igali Secures Commonwealth Wrestling Post

Nigeria Wrestling Federation president Daniel Igali has been elected as one of the three vice-presidents of the Commonwealth Wrestling Board after polling 19 out of 22 votes. The election held at the General Assembly of the board at the just-concluded Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. Canada Wrestling Federation president Don Ryan was elected president of the board while South Africa wrestling boss Sakkie ... Read More »

Mourinho Tells Manchester United To Sell Pogba

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Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has added Paul Pogba to a list of players he may offload this summer. Pogba’s relationship with his Portuguese manager has hit a new low after the former Chelsea boss substituted the Frenchman during the defeat to West Brom on Sunday. The defeat handed the Premier League title to Manchester City earlier than expected. It is not the first time ... Read More »

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