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Okagbare Races To First Diamond League Win In Rabat; Clocks New 100m Season’s Best

Former Commonwealth Games double sprint queen, Blessing Okagbare -Ighoteguonor Sunday evening ran 11.05 seconds personal season’s best to win the 100m event at the Rabat, Morocco leg of the 14-leg IAAF Diamond League meetings, Completesports.com reports The long-legged and elegant Nigerian defeated her hottest challenger, Cote D’Ivoire’s Marie-Josee Ta Lou by four hundreth of a […]

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Eagles’ AFCON 2019 Foe Guinea Lose 3-1 To Egypt In Friendly

Marwan Mohsen scored a World-Class goal as Egypt defeated Naby Keita’s Guinea 3-1 in their final friendly preparation ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations. The game started with a bang, as Marwan Mohsen snatched an early lead for the Pharaohs just 11 minutes into the game. The Al Ahly striker converted Abdallah El-Said’s […]

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Ebi: Super Falcons Battle Ready For France Test

Super Falcons defender Onome Ebi says the team is battle ready for Monday’s crucial clash against hosts France – their last Group A match of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, reports Completesports.com. The African champions must avoid defeat against the host nation to secure a place in the Round of 16. The Super Falcons […]

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Super Eagles Lose 1-0 To Senegal In Last Pre-AFCON 2019 Friendly

Everton midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye scored the decisive goal as Teranga Lions of Senegal defeated the Super Eagles of Nigeria 1-0 at the Hotel Mercure Ismailia pitch on Sunday in their final build-up game ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Completesports.com reports. Gueye who is courted by French club Paris Saint Germain scored […]

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Amuneke: I’m Not Under Tanzania AFCON 2019 Pressure; Here To Do Our Best

Nigerian-born Tanzania national team coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, has told Completesports.com he is not under any pressure to win matches and finish in great position at the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. The Taifa Stars are making their first Nations Cup finals appearance in 39 years. The last time they featured in AFCON was […]

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Nnadozie: Super Falcons Will Not Lose To France

Super Falcons goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie is confident that the side can get a positive result in Monday’s crucial clash against hosts France – their last Group A match of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, reports Completesports.com. The African champions will face the host nation at the Roazhon Park, Rennes. Kick-off is 8pm Nigerian time. […]

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Sarri Leaves Chelsea, Joins Juventus On Three-Year Contract

Chelsea have announced that manager Maurizio Sarri has joined Juventus on a three-year contract. The Series A side also confirmed Sarri’s arrival on Sunday. “OFFICIAL , Maurizio Sarri is the new Juventus coach. #WelcomeSarri,” Juventus tweeted on their official Twitter handle on Sunday. The Italian succeeds Massimiliano Allegri after informing Chelsea, who will get £5m […]

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South-East Shootout Golf Championship: Nigeria’s Epe Is Champion!

The four-day South-East Shootout Golf Championship organised by The African Tour came to a fitting end Saturday at the Arsenal Golf and Country Club, Obinze, near Owerri, Imo State, with Nigeria’s Francis Epe claiming the ultimate prize in dramatic fashion, Completesports.com reports. Five countries, including hosts Nigeria, Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Cameroon took part […]

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Messi: Argentina Must Bounce Back After Defeat To Colombia

Lionel Messi has said there is no time for Argentina to complain after their shock 2-0 loss to Colombia to open their 2019 Copa America campaign in Brazil. After a dour first half Argentina went down after the break to two well taken goals by Colombia. Roger Martinez opened the scoring with an unstoppable drive […]

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Eagles’ First Choice Goalie Status Still Up For Grabs: Akpeyi, Ezenwa, Uzoho Toil

The battle for Super Eagles number one goalkeeping position is still up for grabs with head coach of the side, Gernot Rohr yet to make a decision on who will be in goal for his team at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt, Completesports.com reports. Three goalkeepers; Francis Uzoho, Daniel Akpeyi and […]