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Sports minister, Dare blasts Rohr for overlooking local players

Sports minister, Dare blasts Rohr for overlooking local players

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare has carpeted Super Eagles Head Coach, Mr. Gernot Rohr over perceived unfair treatment of players from the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The German tactician has…

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Euro 2020: Ronaldo equals goalscoring record as Portugal reach knockout stages

Euro 2020: Ronaldo equals goalscoring record as Portugal reach knockout stages

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to equal the all-time international goalscoring record as Portugal qualified for the last 16 of Euro 2020 in a thrilling conclusion to Group F on Wednesday. The Juventus forward was unnervingly accurate with two penalties…

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Brighton, Bayer Leverkusen jostle for Super Eagles’ Umar Sadiq

Brighton, Bayer Leverkusen jostle for Super Eagles’ Umar Sadiq

Brighton and Bayer Leverkusen have joined the race to sign former Nigeria U-23 striker Umar Sadiq. Sadiq is a man in demand after scoring 22 goals and registering seven assists in all competitions for Almeria…

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Arsenal mount pressure to retain youthful Okonkwo

Arsenal mount pressure to retain youthful Okonkwo

Arsenal are continuing negotiations with Nigerian youngster Arthur Okonkwo over a new contract ahead of the start of pre-season preparations. The north London club confirmed earlier this month that Okonkwo has been retained for the…

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D’Tigers invite 49 players to Tokyo Olympics California camp

D’Tigers invite 49 players to Tokyo Olympics California camp

The Nigerian men’s senior national basketball team, D’Tigers, have invited 49 players to the California camp in the United States to begin final preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, scheduled to begin on July 23,…

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Watford signs Super Eagles forward, Dennis from Club Brugge

Watford signs Super Eagles forward, Dennis from Club Brugge

Watford have reached an agreement with Club Brugge over the transfer of forgotten Super Eagles striker Emmanuel Dennis. Watford made the announcement in a statement they issued on their official website. “An agreement with Club Brugges…

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Yahaya Bello’s style a source of inspiration to youths, says Ighalo

Yahaya Bello’s style a source of inspiration to youths, says Ighalo

Former Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo has visited Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello at his Abuja residence. The Al-Shabab striker described Bello as a bridge builder, adding that his leadership style is a source…

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I will expose you if we share the ring, Joshua tells Wilder

I will expose you if we share the ring, Joshua tells Wilder

Anthony Joshua says Deontay Wilder’s only weapon is a powerful right hand and has vowed to brutally expose his American rival if they finally share the ring. “I’ve never, ever seen in the heavyweight division…

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Adegoke beats Itsekiri, Ogunlewe to qualify for Olympics 100m

Adegoke beats Itsekiri, Ogunlewe to qualify for Olympics 100m

A former African junior champion, Enoch Adegoke on Thursday stunned defending champion, Usheoritse Itsekiri and three time national champion, Seye Ogunlewe to clinch the 100 metres title in a race that qualified him for the…

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Almeria rejects Getafe’s bid for Super Eagles’ Umar Sadiq

Almeria rejects Getafe’s bid for Super Eagles’ Umar Sadiq

Almeria have rejected a €16m bid from Getafe for the services of Nigerian striker Umar Sadiq. According to estadiodeportivo, Getafe and Sevilla are among the clubs interested in the former Dream Team striker, but the Deep Blue…