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Transfer News: Football Club In Kano State Signs A Player For N5,000 (See Photo)

Super Stars club, a division two football club in Kano State FA league has signed a new player, known as Ibrahim Salisu Iriyos, for the a whooping of sum of N5,000. BBC Pidgin opined that the transfer is the most expensive one in the town as Iriyos used to play for Aston Villa Gano, before his transfer to Super Stars. ...

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Barcelona President Confirms That Lionel Messi Can Leave For Free

Barcelona president, Josep Maria Bartomeu has on Friday admitted that their superstar captain, Lionel Messi can leave the club for free next summer if he so wants to. Messi has a contract at Camp Nou until 2021, but it has been revealed there’s a clause which allows him to leave at the end of each season if he so wishes. ...

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Virgil van Dijk Beats Ronaldo & Messi To Win UEFA Best Player

Virgil van Dijk has been labelled the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year for the 2018-19, seeing off competition from Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The Liverpool defender was crowned at the ceremony for the Champions League group stage draw on Thursday. Liverpool also scooped two of the four positional awards, with Virgil van Dijk named best defender ahead of ...

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Former Ghana International Footballer Dies At 40

Former Ghanian attacker and Nottingham Forest forward, Junior Agogo has died in a London hospital at the age of 40. Though the cause of his death is yet to be known, Agogo suffered from a stroke in 2015 and had to battle public stigma during his recovery. The ex-Ghana international had several stints across England, USA, Egypt and his last ...

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Watch How Bold Kolasinac Saved Arsenal Team-mate Mesut Ozil From A Car Robbery (Watch Shocking Video)

Arsenal left-back Sead Kolasinac has been hailed for his heroic act for fighting off two car attackers who tried to carjack Mesut Ozil in north London. In a video of the attack that has been circulated on social media, the Bosnian defender can be seen jumping out of his teammate’s vehicle to confront their pursuers as the German ran for ...

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Young Boxer Dies After Sustaining An Injury In A Fight

Young Russian boxer, Maxim Dadashev has died at the tender age of 28 following injuries he sustained in his IBF light-welterweight fight against Subriel Matias. Dadashev was reportedly unable to walk to the dressing room after his bout was stopped by trainer Buddy McGirt at the end of the 11th round on Friday. He was hospitalised with bleeding on the ...

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Gernot Rohr Speaks On Quitting Nigeria For Morocco

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, has said he is still under contract with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), thereby dismissing speculations linking him with Morocco and Gabon. The Atlas Lions are looking for a new coach, following the exit of Herve Renard, who failed to guide them past the second round of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. But ...

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AFCON: See How Much Algeria, Senegal, Nigeria And Others Will Receive From CAF

African Cup of Nations have fome and gone but the champions, Algeria have received $4.5 million, Senegal $2.5m, while third place contestants Super Eagles and Tunisia earned $2.m. Algeria lifted their second ever AFCON trophy after narrowly beating Senegal 1-0 in the final last Friday night. Following the end of the tournament, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) have revealed ...

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AFCON 2019: Mikel Obi Is Out Of The Tournament(See Why)

It has been reported by goal.com that Super Eagles’ captain, John Obi Mikel, could miss the remainder of the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. The 32-year-old strained his knee during Nigeria defeat 2-0 loss to Madagascar last weekend and was replaced by Alex Iwobi in the 59th minute. After several checks by the medical staff, Mikel Obi ...

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See NFF Reaction After Super Eagles Shocking 2 – 0 Defeat To Madagascar

The President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Pinnick, has said that the Super Eagles’ 2-0 shocking defeat to Madagascar on Sunday at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations, was an “eye-opener”. He went further to advise the Nigerian team to still go all the way at the tournament. Pinnick, who addressed the players, alongside Abia State Governor, ...

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