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​AfroBasket Champions D’Tigress Confirm Receipt Of President Buhari’s Reward

D’Tigress captain, Aisha Mohammed, and Evelyn Akhator have confirmed receiving the N1 million presidential reward promised them by Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. All 12 players in the D’Tigress squad to the 2017 AfroBasket for Women was paid N1m each for winning the championship in Mali, while the five technical crew members each got […]

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Conte Wary Of Qarabag Upset, Rules Out Moses, Moans About Chelsea Schedule

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte says his side cannot afford to make mistakes in Wednesday’s Champions League fixture against minnows Qarabag. The Blues were embarrassed 3-0 by Italian side AS Roma in their last game in the competition and a win against the Azerbaijan club will see them book their ticket into the round of 16. […]

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Wenger: Iwobi Now A Better Finisher, But Must Improve Defensively

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger wants Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi to improve the defensive side of his game even after the Nigerian has progressed as a finisher. Iwobi has enjoyed a strong start to the new season, especially for the Super Eagles, scoring the goal that sent Nigeria to the 2018 World Cup in a […]

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Salisu To Retain Home Eagles WAFU Cup Team For CHAN

By Adeboye Amosu: Home-based Super Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf will stick with the majority of the players  that played at the recent WAFU Nations Cup for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN), Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The Super Eagles will make their third appearance at CHAN and will play in Group C with Rwanda, Libya and Equatorial […]

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Ameobi Voted Bolton’s Best Player For October

Nigerian-born forward Sammy Ameobi has been voted by Bolton Wanderers’ fans as October KIA Player of the Month. Championship club Bolton made the announcement on their official website on Tuesday. Ameobi, 25, who joined Bolton on a one-year deal from Newcastle United on July 14, 2017, beat off competition from Gary Madine and Karl Henry […]

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Nigeria’s Omotayo Battles For Spot In Spanish Open Main Draw

By Johnny Edward: Nigerian table tennis star Olajide Omotayo will battle Turkish player Ibrahim Gunduz and Denis Zholudev from Kazakhstan in group four of the preliminary round of the Spanish Open which serves off on Wednesday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. He will be up against Gunduz on Wednesday while his second group tie against Zholudev is billed […]

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Agali Delighted With Super Eagles Scout Role For Russia 2018

By Johnny Edward: Former Super Eagles striker Victor Agali has confirmed his chief scout role for the national team ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Agali was appointed by coach Gernot Rohr who guided the Super Eagles to their sixth FIFA World Cup in Russia. “Yes I’m delighted and I […]

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FIFA Name Maradona, Cafu, Forlan, Puyol As Lineker’s World Cup Draw Assistants

World football governing body FIFA have announced an array of stars who will participate in the Final Draw for the 2018 World Cup in Moscow on 1 December. Big-name ex-footballers Laurent Blanc, Gordon Banks, Cafu, Fabio Cannavaro, Diego Forlan, Diego Maradona and Carles Puyol will be assisting draw conductor Gary Lineker, who will also be […]

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Home Eagles To Prepare In Morocco For 2018 CHAN

By Adeboye Amosu: The home-based Super Eagles will set up camp early next year in Morocco as part of their build-up towards the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN),  Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Salisu Yusuf’s charges will compete in Group C at the competition with Rwanda, former champions Libya and Equatorial Guinea. The team is expected to take part […]

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Griezmann: I Don’t Regret Snubbing Manchester United To Stay At Atletico

Despite being linked to Manchester United for the better part of last summer, Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann insists he has no regrets over his decision to stay at the LaLiga club even though he’s struggled to score goals this season. Griezmann also ruled out a January exit after a club transfer ban had ensured […]