Category: Sports

Pinnick: CAF Will Today Pick the Better Candidate to Host 2019 AFCON

| January 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and the 1st Vice President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Amaju Melvin Pinnick, on Monday in Dakar, Senegal pledged that the African football ruling body will vote for the better-qualified candidate between Egypt and South Africa to host this year’s Africa Cup of Nations finals. The […]

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Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi scores 2nd Premier League goal of the season

| January 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi scored his second goal of the season as Leicester City lost 1-2 to Southampton in a Premier League encounter played on Saturday, January 12. Leicester City aimed to bounce back to winning ways against a side struggling with relegation. However they fell behind through a penalty converted by James Ward […]

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10 Highlights for Nigeria football in 2018

| January 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

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Chinese-American group set for full Nice ownership

| January 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Rivere as well as sporting director Julien Fournier will sell their remaining 20% stake in the outfit coached by World Cup winner Patrick Vieira and the pair will stand down in May. “It’s an open secret that we have had our differences with our owners and these tensions have intensified during the transfer window,” Riviere […]

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Italy’s Interior Minister against stadium closures after racism row

| January 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly was targeted by monkey noises and racist chants during a Serie A match against Inter Milan two weeks ago, while a 39-year-old fan was killed when he was struck by a car during heated clashes before the game. “The closure of stadiums, the suspension of matches or a ban on fans […]

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