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Amuneke Vows To Break Flying Eagles Jinx

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Head coach of Nigeria’s U-20 team, Emmanuel Amuneke, has said that all the players under him, are doing all they can to break the jinx, where every successful U-17 team are not able to replicate success, when they graduate to the U-20s. Amuneke was speaking in Abuja, shortly before leading the squad to Burundi, for the 2017 African Youth Championship (AYC) and insisted that they ... Read More »

Anichebe Leaves West Brom

Former Super Eagles striker, Victor Anichebe, has confirmed he is leaving West Bromwich Albion, when his current contract runs out next month. The 28-year-old has endured an injury-ravaged career, since he first broke out into the Everton first team. “Thank you to all the @WBAFCofficial fans for the support during my time at the club! I wish you all the best for the future. God ... Read More »

Iheanacho Not Happy About Pellegrini’s Exit

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Kelechi Iheanacho has admitted he is “not happy” to see manager Manuel Pellegrini leave Manchester City. Pellegrini took charge of his last game on Sunday, a 1-1 draw against Swansea City, which assured the Etihad club of a Champions League spot next season. Pep Guardiola has already signed a three-year deal to replace the Chilean. “I am not quite happy that he is going, but ... Read More »

PSG To Name Stand After Ibrahimovic

Paris Saint-Germain president, Nasser al-Khelaifi, has revealed that Ligue 1 champions will name a stand after Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The 34-year-old striker, announced last week that he was leaving the French club at the end of this season. Ibrahimovic scored twice in his final home match for PSG, as they defeated Nantes 4-0. His brace ensured he broke Carlos Bianchi’s club record of 37 league goals ... Read More »

Wenger Describes Rumour Of New Arsenal Deal As ‘Absolutely False

Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has denied that he is set to sign a new deal at the club and described the stories as ‘absolutely false’. The Frenchman has one more year on his current deal, but it was rumoured that the club wants him to sign a new two-year extension in October. Wenger says he will only make a decision on his future at the ... Read More »

West Ham To Dump Moses, Emenike

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Nigerian duo, Victor Moses and Emmanuel Emenike are certainly on their way out from West Ham after a not-too-convincing performance at the club during the closing season. West Ham United co-chairman David Sullivan has revealed that the Hammers have made a big-money transfer bid for an unnamed striker. Victor Moses Victor Moses The businessman not only confirmed that they made a move for an attacker, ... Read More »

FIFA Unveils 2026 World Cup Bidding Process

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FIFA unveiled the timetable of its delayed bidding process for the 2026 World Cup on Tuesday, with president Gianni Infantino’s plans for a 40-team tournament to be decided upon by October and a final decision on the hosts to be made in May 2020. Soccer’s world governing body said it would consider giving the green light to joint bids and review a rule which currently ... Read More »

ITTF Premier Lotto Nigeria Open: Nigerians Can Break The Jinx – Toriola

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The jinx of not winning the title since its inception may be broken by Nigerian players at the 2016 ITTF Premier Lotto Nigeria Open. According to the most decorated table tennis player in Africa, Segun Toriola, there are possibility of Nigerian players dominating the tournament this year. Toriola Segun Toriola Segun Twice Nigerian players have made it to the final of the ITTF Premier Lotto ... Read More »

This Will Not Be My Best Ever Season – Kelechi Iheanacho

Manchester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, has vowed to get better despite a fine breakout season at the Etihad. The young Nigerian has scored 13 times in all competitions for the former Premier League champions. “It’s not bad this season but I’ve got to keep working hard. This is not going to be the best season ever, I’m just starting and there will more good to ... Read More »

Barcelona, Real Madrid Take La Liga Title Race To Final Day As Atletico Drop Out

The La Liga title race will be decided on the last day of the season, after Barcelona and Real Madrid both won on Sunday. Luis Enrique’s men thumped city rivals Espanyol 5-0 at the Nou Camp, while Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brace as Real defeated Valencia 3-2 at the Santiago Bernabeu. However, Atletico Madrid failed to keep pace in what was a three-horse race, after ... Read More »

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