Category: Sport

Ex-UEFA president Platini freed from detention

Former France captain Michel Platini was released in the early hours of Wednesday after having been questioned over the awarding of the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals to Qatar. Platini’s lawyer, William Bourdon, said his client was innocent of all charges and that he had been questioned on “technical grounds.” “It was very long, given […]

Chelsea reach an agreement with Juventus on Higuain

Chelsea have reached an agreement with Juventus over the January transfer of Gonzalo Higuain, with the Argentine’s loan deal with AC Milan set to be cut short according to Goal The deal will see the Blues handed an option to buy the striker outright for £32.5 million (€36m) upon the completion of a six-month loan, […]

AMAJU PINNICK BECOMES CAF VICE-PRESIDENT

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
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AMAJU PINNICK BECOMES CAF VICE-PRESIDENT The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick as its first vice president. The position became vacant after erstwhile president of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi resigned from office in June following an undercover exposition of corrupt practices in the GFA by an […]

MIKEL OBI’S FATHER KIDNAPPED BEFORE ARGENTINA CLASH

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John Obi Mikel has revealed that he learned his father had been kidnapped just hours before he played in Nigeria’s loss to Argentina which saw his country eliminated from the World Cup. The Nigeria captain was informed of the news by a family member while he traveled on the team bus to the stadium in […]

THE WORLD CUP: ARE THE CHAMPIONS CURSED?

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It can be easily argued that defending the World Cup is not like that of a league title. Unlike the league campaign, the World Cup is a quadrennial event and one will agree that four years can be a long time in football. Germany’s shock group stage exit in Russia 2018 ensured that the ‘Die […]

ROHR ROARS: NO MERCY FOR MESSI

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ROHR ROARS: NO MERCY FOR MESSI Gernot Rohr has warned that there will be no mercy for Lionel Messi on Tuesday as his Super Eagles of Nigeria take on Argentina in a win or burst last Group D clash of the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Coach Rohr insisted that the Super Eagles […]

“WE WILL SHOW YOU WE ARE FROM NIGERIA” -IHEANACHO TELLS ARGENTINA

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“WE WILL SHOW YOU WE ARE FROM NIGERIA” -IHEANACHO TELLS ARGENTINA Nigeria will do battle with Argentina at the ongoing FIFA World Cup on Tuesday evening, but Kelechi Iheanacho fancies the Super Eagles chances of making it to the knock out round. Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli have to lift the morale of his players in […]

RUSSIA 2018: “FURIOUS” MARADONA TO MEET ARGENTINA SQUAD BEFORE FACING NIGERIA

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RUSSIA 2018: “FURIOUS” MARADONA TO MEET ARGENTINA SQUAD BEFORE FACING NIGERIA Football legend, Diego Maradona has requested a meeting with Argentina’s players before their final World Cup group game on Tuesday against Nigeria. After losing to Croatia, the two-time winners must beat Nigeria to have any chance of reaching the last 16. Maradona is “furious […]

“NIGERIA WILL PEAK IN FOUR YEARS” -ROHR

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“NIGERIA WILL PEAK IN FOUR YEARS” -ROHR Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr believes his team will not peak for another four years despite his side’s 2-0 win against Group D rivals Iceland. Leicester striker Ahmed Musa’s second-half double in Volgograd kick-started Nigeria’s World Cup after defeat to Croatia in their opening match. The Super Eagles’ win […]

JOHN MIKEL OBI SLAMS CROATIA DECISION TO REST STAR PLAYERS

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JOHN MIKEL OBI SLAMS CROATIA DECISION TO REST STAR PLAYERS The Super Eagles could find themselves relying on the Croatia, who plan to leave big names out against Iceland – to reach the knockout rounds of the World Cup. Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel has called on Croatia to be professional and not rest players […]
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