Monday , 2 May 2016

Sports

[Photos] Roma legend Francesco Totti Meets Fan With Giant Tatoo Of Him

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Francesco Totti, 39, who has played for Roma all his life made the dream of a die-hard fan who had the tatoo of him on his back come through by meeting up with him. Thomas Jonsson of Sweden has been an ardent Roma supporter since the age of six. As …

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[OPINION] AFCON Back-To-Back Miss: Has Eagles Lost Her Birthright? By Nomso Obiajuru

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As a young boy who spent more time watching football than any other thing in life, getting the green-white-green jersey of my country was a dream. Luckily for me, I had the opportunity to live my dream at the age of 11, when Uncle Chidi gave me N500 for reciting …

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Super Eagles Striker, Ighalo Loses Father

WATFORD, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 12:  Odion Ighalo of Watford celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Swansea City at Vicarage Road on September 12, 2015 in Watford, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

  Reports Confirms that Odion Ighalo, Super Eagles striker, has lost his father. Details of are still sketchy, but the distraught Watford of England striker said his father died “peacefully in his sleep early this morning”. Source:BreakingTimes

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FLASH | Super Eagles Get New Coach…

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….Next Week The technical committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), will meet next week to take a final position on the new coaching crew for the Super Eagles. It was gathered that the choice of who becomes the new Super Eagles coach is source of a disagreement among members …

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FIFA Writes Letter To NFF, Threatens To Ban Nigeria If Amaju Pinnick Is Removed As NFF President

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A high court sitting in Jos, Plateau State had on Friday, April 8, nullified the September 2014 election that put Amaju Pinnick in office as the NFF President following a petition by his opponent, Chris Giwa. But the world football governing body, FIFA has reacted to the Jos High Court …

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Man U. Player’s Wife, Samantha Dumps Him After He Cheated with X-Factor Star

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According to a report by The Sun UK, Man U star player Anthony Martial has been dumped by his wife Samantha Martial after the footballer reportedly cheated on her with X Factor contestant, Emily Wademan. The Sun reported back in January that Martial cheated on his wife with Emily. According to …

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Real Madrid Players Looking Stylish As They Arrive Germany For Their UCL Fixture

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Real Madrid stars landed in Germany in the early hours of yesterday for the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final fixture against Wolfsburg. More photos below:   Source: Linda Ikeji Blog

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Yaya Toure Will Leave Manchester City In June, Says His Agent

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Manchester City’s midfield powerhouse, Yaya Toure will leave the club at the end of the season having not been offered a new contract, his agent said on Monday. The 32-year-old Ivory Coast international, who was the African Footballer of the Year four times in a row from 2011, joined Premier League …

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Alex Iwobi Is A Loss To England – Arsene Wenger

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Alex Iwobi’s decision to play for Nigeria and not England is a loss to the Three Lions of England. 19 year old Iwobi has scored in his last two games for Arsenal and in their last match against Watford scored a goal and assisted another, …

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NFF Boss Amaju Pinnick Begs For Forgive, Says The god Of Soccer Did Not Smile On Us

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The president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has called on soccer loving Nigerians to forgive the Super Eagles and the NFF after Nigeria missed out on AFCON 2017 qualification for the second time in two years following last night’s loss to Egypt in Alexandria. The draw for Russia …

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Newcastle Appoint Rafa Benitez As New Coach

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In what could be termed the most shocking managerial appointment of the year, relegation threatened Newcastle have this afternoon appointed Champions League, Premier League and Spanish League winner Rafa Benitez as new coach after sacking Steve McClaren. With 9 games to go,  Benitez has a huge job on his hands …

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Lateness: Siasia Sacks Three Players From Camp

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Coach Samson Siasia has barred defender Segun Oduduwa and midfielders Stanley Dimgba and Usman Mohammed from showing up at the Bolton White Apartments camp of the Super Eagles, after they reported late to the camp of the U-23 team without an earlier permission. “We cannot have those three in camp …

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Nigerian Teenage Player, Kelechi Nwakali Signs For Arsenal FC

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Kelechi Nwakakli has been in London for over a month trying to sort out a deal with Arsene Wenger’s team. He has now put pen to paper after passing a club organized trial, with his academy Diamond Football Academy, set to receive over £2m as training and development fee. His …

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Justin Gatlin Breaks Usain Bolt’s 100m Record At 9.48seconds But It Won’t Count [Photos]

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Usain Bolt is officially the world’s fastest man at 9.58 seconds for 100m but his record was broken yesterday by American athlete Justin Gatlin at 9.45 seconds. Unfortunately for Justin, the feat won’t count because it was at a Japanese TV Show rather than an IAAF organized event/competition. Usain Bolt’s …

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Boxer Manny Pacquiao Builds Hundreds Of Houses For Poor

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Millionaire boxing champion, Manny Pacquiao has shown his benevolent side by expending millions on housing free for his constituents. The born-again boxer Manny Pacquiao has built hundreds of houses for the poor people in his area, Sarangani Province in Philippines. The professional boxer took to his Instagram page to post …

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NFF Fine Sunday Oliseh $30,000 Over ‘Insane’ Video Rant

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The Nigerian Football Federation has reportedly fined Sunday Oliseh $30,000 for his ‘insane’ outburst last week in which he claimed that his former colleagues and critics were insane to ask for his sack just because he had lost two games in 11 matches the Super Eagles have played since his …

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Lionel Messi To Undergo Kidney Procedure Today

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Barcelona star Lionel Messi will today undergo a procedure to treat kidney stones. Not to worry, he is expected to be available for this weekend’s visit of Celta Vigo. The worry however sets in as he is certain to miss the second leg of the Copa del Rey semi-final on Wednesday. …

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Kanu Nwankwo Joins Other Great Names Like Pele, Ronaldo Da Lima On World Football Legends List

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Retired Nigerian soccer legend, Kanu Nwankwo has just had his name boldly in world football archives. The International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS), formed in 1984 under FIFA’s approval, have proudly included Nwankwo Kanu in the top 48 legend of football worldwide. IFFHS released the first phase of …

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Super Eagles Coach, Sunday Oliseh Flees Nigeria, Accuses Staff Of Witchcraft

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Nigeria’s Super Eagles head coach, Sunday Oliseh has reportedly left Nigeria and returned to his base in Belgium. According to a source, the coach confronted his staff and stated that there were witches and wizards who were conspiring against the team. “He is always scared in camp and suspicious of …

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Van Gaal Dismisses Mourinho To Man Utd Reports

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has dismissed reports that the club have approached Jose Mourinho about succeeding him at Old Trafford, in comments published by British newspapers on Sunday. The BBC and regional newspaper the Manchester Evening News reported on Friday that United have held preliminary talks with Mourinho, …

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