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Schweini confirms United switch

Bastian Schweinsteiger confirmed on Sunday he will quit Bayern Munich for Manchester United, subject to a medical, as the German champions lost their first pre-season tournament without him. Bayern announced on Saturday that they had agreed a transfer fee with ...

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Djokovic wins Wimbledon

Defending champion Novak Djokovic saw off seven-time champion Roger Federer in four sets to win his third Wimbledon and ninth Grand Slam title. The Serb, 28, won 7-6 (7-1) 6-7 (10-12) 6-4 6-3 to overtake the likes of Jimmy Connors, ...

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Bolt targets return in London

Usain Bolt will compete at the London Anniversary Games later this month, the six-time Olympic champion has confirmed. The 100m and 200m world record holder has struggled for form and fitness this year and the Jamaican pulled out of scheduled ...

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Why we employed Oliseh – Pinnick

By  Lekan Olaseinde &Gbenga Jolaosho, Abuja Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick has sensationally revealed that the main reason has board employed Sunday Oliseh is because of his repertoire of knowledge and desire to evolve a playing philosophy for the ...

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NNL set to sanction debtor clubs

The management of the Nigeria National League (NNL) has warned it will implement the decision of the Executive Board which stipulated severe sanctions for clubs that defaulted in the payment of all monies owed the league body. NNL secretary, Lawrence ...

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Oshoala, Ebi to miss Rio clashFootball

Super Falcons coach, Chris Danjuma has confirmed that Liverpool Ladies markswoman, Asisat Oshoala and FC Minsk defender, Onome Ebi will not be available against Nzalang Nacional of Equatorial Guinea. The African champions are expected to host Equatorial Guinea in the ...

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Tiote denied entry to USA

Ivorian international midfielder Cheick Tiote has been denied entry to the USA due to “visa complications” and will miss a crucial portion of his pre-season fitness training. The latest news is that Tiote was left behind on Tyneside because of ...

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Udebe joins Abia Warriors

The Management of Umuahia based Premier League outfit, Abia Warriors Football Club says it recently engaged the services of coach Willy Udube to further strengthen the technical crew for the challenges ahead. The Secretary of Abia Warriors FC, Mr. Oliver ...

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Siasia okays Amiesimaka pitch

Head coach of Nigeria’s U-23 team, Samson Siasia says he is satisfied with the quality of the playing surface at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt. The stadium is set to play host to Sunday’s 2016 Olympic football qualifier between ...

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Uncertainty surround Oliseh’s unveiling

Uncertainty surround the much anticipated unveiling of new Super Eagles gaffer ,Sunday Oliseh which was scheduled for tomorrow (Wednesday) in Abuja as the National Sports Commission(NSC) chiefs and the Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) tries to reach ‘an amicable deal’ Late Sunday ...

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Fed Cup: Fireworks in Abuja!

The Federal Capital Territory, Abuja will host two of the three all-Professional Football League clashes in next week’s Round of 16 games of the men’s Federation Cup competition. Tomorrow, FC IfeanyiUbah, which sent packing fellow top division club Bayelsa United ...

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NNWL: Gombe Warriors banished to Jos

Nationwide league side, Gombe Warriors FC has been banished to Jos to  play its next three  matches in Rwang Pam Stadium following players’ assault on match official. In addition, they will pay N100,000 fine. Also two of its players, Ahmed ...

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3SC dump Giwa 3-0

Shooting Stars thrashed visiting Giwa FC 3-0 in continuation of the Nigeria league on Sunday. 3SC now have 23 points from 17 games, while Giwa FC have 28 points. Shooting Stars took the lead through petit winger Ajani Ibrahim in ...

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Emenike gets royal welcome in Dubai

Nigeria international Emmanuel Emenike was received like a king when he arrived Dubai to join his new club Al Ain earlier today. Emenike has joined Al Ain on a season-long loan from top Turkish club Fenerbache. The all-action striker touched ...

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Fenerbahce to sign Van Persie

Turkish side Fenerbahce have opened talks to sign Manchester United striker Robin van Persie. Van Persie, 31, moved to Old Trafford from Arsenal for £24m in 2012 and scored 26 goals in the Premier League as United won the title ...

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West Ham close to signing Angelo Ogbonna

West Ham are close to completing the signing of Italy centre-back Angelo Ogbonna from Juventus. The Hammers have agreed a deal with the multiple Italian champions, reportedly worth £10m. Ogbonna, who joined Juve from city rivals Torino in 2013, made ...

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NFF confirms Oliseh negotiation

The Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed it is in talks with former Super Eagles’ captain Sunday Oliseh with regards to the vacant position of the team’s Head Coach. At the weekend, the NFF terminated the appointment of another former captain, ...

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Emenike moves to Al Ain of Dubai

Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike has joined Al Ain of UAE on a season-long loan from Fenerbahce. But this was after he signed a year’s extension to his contract with Fenerbahce. A close confidant of the ex-Spartak Moscow hit man told ...

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Oliseh in talks to be Eagles coach

Sunday Oliseh is in advanced talks with the Nigerian Football Federation over becoming the new Super Eagles coach. The 40-year-old former midfielder, who captained Nigeria and won 63 caps, is set to be appointed in the coming days. The NFF ...

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NFF shops for ‘new’ Falcons gaffer

Stories by Lekan Olaseinde & Gbenga Jolaosho Abuja Chieftains of Nigeria Football Federation, NFF have started to comb for a new substantive head coach for Super Falcons before the country’s begins her quest for 2016 Olympics qualifiers . Feelers from ...

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Agarry faults NFF on Keshi’s sack

Ben Idogho Agarry , a former executive member of the Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) has faulted the decision to sack Super Eagles gaffer ,Stephen Keshi as wrong ,hasty and describing it as portending danger for the country in its quest to ...

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…Blame yourself for your woes

Nigeria Football Coaches Association, NFCA has clearly washed their hands off the the issue that surrounded the sacking of Super Eagles Head Coach Stephen Keshi saying that he should blame himself for his troubles. The Nigeria Football Federation on Saturday ...

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Supreme Court tasks new gaffer

Following the change of guard at the technical crew of Supreme Court FC, General Manager Tolulope Oguntimehin has tasked the new interim head coach Joachim Osuji to re-double his effort and galvanize the required tactical means to sustain the current ...

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NFF sacks Keshi

The Nigeria Football Federation has terminated the appointment of Stephen Keshi as Head Coach of the Senior National Football Team, Super Eagles. A statement by the NFF Executive Committee on Saturday said this decision was made, “having thoroughly reviewed the ...

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National Sports Commission boss thumbs-up NFF

By Gbenga Jolaosho AbujaDirector General of the National Sports Commission, Malam Alhassan Saleh Yakmut, has commended the Nigeria Football Federation with regards to living up to its responsibilities to the various National Teams. Speaking on yesterday in Abuja, the NSC ...

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Amapakabo close to Rangers’ deal

There are strong indications that Imama Amapakabo will receive a fresh contract from Enugu Rangers to confirm his role as the club’s new manager. The club’s hierarchy has been impressed by the work of Amapakabo, who was elevated following Kelechi ...

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