Friday , 29 July 2016


Sports

Photos: Former Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi laid to rest in Benin

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Burial rites of Late Super Eagles’ coach, Stephen Keshi was held today in Benin City, July 28, 2016. Here are photos from the requiem Mass held at St Paul’s Catholic Church and lying-in-state at the sport stadium. Image credit: Punch/Vanguard

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Mikel Obi Donates $30,000 To Nigeria’s Olympic Team

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The Captain of Nigeria’s Olympic team, Mikel Obi has donated $30,000 to the Olympics team ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics following revelations that all the athletes were asked by the Athletics federations to pay for their airfares.  Although some of the athletes resorted to crowdfunding, the ministry of sports …

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Paul Pogba drops hint about future in new Adidas video

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Paul Pogba has kept his name front and centre on all of today’s gossip columns by appearing in a tweet from Adidas’ official account, referring back to a line from agent Mino Raiola about the Midfielder’s future. The Frenchman has been linked strongly with a £100m+ move to Manchester United …

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‘Arsenal Can’t Spend Like Rivals’- Gazidis

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In a comment bound to frustrate Arsenal fans worldwide, chief executive Ivan Gazidis has openly suggested the club can’t out gun their rivals in the transfer market. Arsenal signed Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka in May for a whooping £30million and his acquisition looks to be the final straw of marquee …

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Juventus Sign Higuain For €90 million

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Juventus have signed 29 year old Argentine striker, Gonzalo Higuain for a whooping €90 million. The former Napoli striker has signed a five year contract with the Serie A champions. Higuain’s signing is no doubt a big boost to Juve, as the clinical striker boasts a staggering 191 league strikes to …

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Premier League Became Too Easy- Allardyce

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New England boss Sam Allardyce is delighted to have made the upgrade to International football as the Premier League didn’t pose any more challenge to him. Allardyce, 61, was picked by the FA to replace Roy Hodgson after the Three Lions fumbled at the recent Euro 2016 tournament. ‘I think …

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REVEALED! How Zlatan Ibrahimovic Took Anthony Martial’s No.9 at Man United

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​According to RMC Sport journalist, Mohamed Bouhafsi, Zlatan Ibrahimovic was allowed to choose his number after signing for Manchester United. The Swedish striker wasted no time in picking the number nine, which was immediately assigned to him before the club informed last season’s No9 player, Anthony Martial. We now gather …

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Lyon Reject Arsenal’s £29m Bid For Lacazette

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Arsenal’s bid to bolster their attacking options has yet again hit another brick wall. After failing to land their top transfer target, Jamie Vardy, Arsenal fans are understandably irritated with Arsene Wenger. The North London club have been linked severally with Lyon front man, Alexander Lacazette who managed a return …

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Adidas may have just confirmed where Mahrez is moving to this summer

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​Sports manufacturer Adidas, seem to be interested in the stars that wear their jerseys this season after uploading onto their website a replica Chelsea shirt featuring the name of Leicester City’s star man Riyah Mahrez and the number seven. The image is apparently news to fans of both clubs’ supporters, …

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Manchester United and Manchester City Cancel Preseason Friendly

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The much anticipated clash between Manchester United and Manchester city in Beijing, China has been canceled. The news will come as a disappointment to many who were relishing their first opportunity to see old foes, Guardiola and Mourinho b*tt heads again in a different league. The cancelation of the friendly …

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Mourinho, Zidane at war over Real Madrid star player

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Real Madrid centre-back Raphael Varane ​has reportedly turned down a €40million move to rejoin his former manager Jose Mourinho at Manchester United. The 23-year-old defender has struggled to find playing time at Real Madrid, as Zinedine Zidane still prefers the veteran pair of Sergio Ramos and Pepe at the heart …

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Mourinho set to allow Juan Mata stay at Manchester on one condition!

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After several meetings with his back room staff, Jose Mourinho has finally offered Juan Mata a chance to fight for his future at Old Trafford. ​According to the Sun, Mourinho will allow the playmaker to continue his career in Manchester, but only if he is willing to play once in every three …

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Barcelona Interested In Benfica Striker

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La Liga giants Barcelona are interested in signing Benfica striker Jonas in a bid to sharpen their attacking reinforcements. Jonas, 32, was highly influential for Benfica in the 2015-16 football season campaign, netting 32 goals in 34 outings, and helping his team to the Primeira Liga title. “Someone dealing on …

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Arsenal Close In On Leicester City’s Mahrez

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Arsenal fans that have been frustrated with Wenger’s efforts this transfer window finally have something to cheer about. Recent reports are linking Leicester star winger and PFA player of the year Riyad Mahrez to Arsenal for a fee that in the €50M region. Should the deal go through it would …

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Sports Minister Denies Sending Mail To Athletes To Fund Themselves

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  An e-mail that was allegedly sent to Nigerian athletes meant to represent the country in the up coming rio olympics telling them to pay their way to the competition has surfaced online. Sports journalist, Collin Udoh who we all know for anchoring sport shows on super sports shared the …

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Meet Nigeria’s First Olympic Rower, Coco

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Nigeria’s ‘first rower’ Cheirika ‘Coco’ Ukogu looks set to make history in the Rio Olympic games. Although she born and raised in Philadelphia, USA, the 23 year-old says it is her ultimate goal to be the 1st Nigerian to row at the Olympic Games. Information Nigeria wishes her good luck and hopes she makes …

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Juventus Close To Signing Higuain For £78m

Napoli's Gonzalo Higuain celebrates after scoring during the Serie A soccer match against Cesena, at Cesena's Manuzzi stadium, Italy, Tuesday, Jan 6, 2015.(AP Photo/Marco Vasini)

Juventus are surely ready to splash the cash! The Italian champions have reportedly made a bid of £78m for Gonzalo Higuain. The 29 year old scored 38 goals in all competitions for the runners up, Napoli last season and has already been linked with Arsenal. Juventus are looking to replace …

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2016 Rio Olympics: Nigerian Athletes Beg For Fund On Social Media

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Condemnations have continued to trail the delay by the Nigerian authorities in releasing funds to the country’s contigents, billed to participate in the 2016 Rio Olympics, holding in Brazil between August 5-21, 2016. Some Nigerian athletes billed to participate in track and field events at the Olympics, on Friday, took …

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England Have Confirmed Sam Allardyce As Manager

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England’s Football Association have confirmed the appointment of Sam Allardyce as the manager of the three lions. SEE ALSO: Seven Things To Know About Sam Allardyce “Big Sam” is one of the Premier League’s most experienced managers and recently guided Sunderland to successfully beat relegation. He takes over from Roy …

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Dortmund Sign Wolfsburg Winger Schurrle

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German team, Borussia Dortmund have signed winger, Andre Schurrle from Wolfsburg. He has signed a five year contract with the club in a deal thought to be worth about £26 million. Dortmund recently re-signed midfielder, Mario Gotze from Bayern and have also signed Ousmane Dembele. It has been nothing short …

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