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Transfer rumours: Bellerin, Bale, Kean, Mendy, Ritchie, Luiz, Lacazette

Barcelona have contacted Arsenal over a potential move for Spain right-back Hector Bellerin, 25. (Sport – in Spanish) French champions Paris St-Germain also want to sign Bellerin and have made contact with his representatives. (Independent) Real Madrid are willing to pay half of Gareth Bale’s wages to help the 31-year-old Wales forward leave the Spanish champions. (Telegraph – subscription …

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Transfer rumours: Draxler, Stones, Batshuayi, Tomori, Garcia, Brooks

Leeds United are trying to persuade Paris St-Germain and Germany winger Julian Draxler, 26, to join the club. (RMC Sport – in French) England centre-back John Stones, 26, is prepared to stay at Manchester City this season and fight for a place in Pep Guardiola’s team. (Telegraph) ea and England defender Fikayo Tomori, 22, is close to a …

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NBBF To Unveil Sponsor For Leagues Sept 15

Follow me on twitter:@vjwale  The Nigeria Basketball Federation will officially sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Total E&P Nigeria Limited on September 15, 2020 for the sponsorship of Division 1 and 2 men basketball leagues. Announcing this to the members of the board on Tuesday, the federation’s Secretary General, …

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Nasarawa United  To Resume Camp Sept 16 For 2020/21 NPFL Season

In line with the lifting of embargo on sporting activities across the country by the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 and in complying with the League Management Company’s fixing of September 18 as commencement date for the submission of players’ licensing applications for the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Season, …

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Fieldoo Football Challenge Gets FCT FA Boost  

The Federal Capital Territory Football Association, FCT FA, has partnered with Fieldoo Football Challenge for development of the game in Nigeria and Abuja in particularly. Two prominent coaches in Nigeria, Coach John Obuh and Abimbola Samuel who are representatives of the scouting programme in Nigeria paid a courtesy visit to …

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NVBF Uncertain Over 2020 Volleyball Premier League Season

Follow me on twitter @vjwale The chairman, League Management Committee (LMC) of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Professor Olatunde Morakinyo has said that the committee is uncertain over the commencement of 2020 Nigeria Volleyball Premier League season.   Morakinyo, who stated this in a chat with LEADERSHIP sports, lamented the …

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Caster Semenya loses latest ruling appeal

Caster Semenya has lost her appeal to Switzerland’s Federal Supreme Court against the restriction of testosterone levels in female runners. Semenya is not allowed to compete in events between 400m and a mile without taking testosterone-reducing drugs, following a 2019 rule change by governing body World Athletics. “I am very …

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De Bruyne Named 2020 PFA Player Of The Year

Kevin De Bruyne has been named the 2020 Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year with Chelsea’s Bethany England taking the women’s award. The midfielder beat Liverpool’s title-winning quarter of Sadio Mane, Virgil van Dijk, Jordan Henderson and Trent Alexander-Arnold to become Manchester City’s first recipient of the award. Alexander-Arnold …

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Fury Should Fight Me ‘To Cement His Legacy’- Anthony Joshua

Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says Tyson Fury can “cement his legacy” by facing him but should also “retire soon”. Joshua holds the IBF, WBO and WBA world titles and has agreed in principle to face WBC champion Fury in 2021. Both would need to win again first – …

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Ruth Ogbeifo–Balofin empowers orphans and widows in Ilorin

Sydney 2000 Olympic silver medallists, Ruth Ogbeifo-Balofin has empowered orphans and widows through her pet project Charity Mind of Giving (CMOG) FOUNDATION. The 2002 Commonwealth Games champion told newsman that CMOG FOUNDATION became necessary in order to alleviate the plight of the less privileged in the society. The former Nigeria …

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Everton Complete £22m James Rodriguez Signing 

Everton have signed Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez for £22m from Real Madrid. The 29-year-old has signed a two-year deal with an option for a third season in a move that sees him link up with Carlo Ancelotti for the third time, having played under him at Bayern Munich and Real. …

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Transfer rumours: Fraser, Sancho, Bale, Coutinho, Suarez, Dzeko

Scotland winger Ryan Fraser, 26, has agreed to join Newcastle United after leaving Bournemouth in the summer and is set to have a medical on Monday. (Sky Sports) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has spoken to England winger Jadon Sancho, 20, about joining the club from Borussia Dortmund this summer. (Express) Despite Gareth Bale’s desire to leave Real …

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Bauchi FA Mourns Ajibade Babala

Follow on me on Twitter: @vjwale The Bauchi State Football Association (BAFA) has joined Nigerians all over the world in mourning the death of former Super Eagles’ defender, Ajibade Babalade who died of cardiac arrest on Friday, September 4th 2020.   According to the statement signed by the Chairman of …

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Niger To Host 2020 Emirs Cup

Following the federal government pronouncements on the resumption of football activities across the country, the Federation of Youth Soccer Clubs (FEYSOC) have concluded arrangement to host the next edition of Emirs cup in Niger state. The tournament which is named after the Emir of Lapai ìn the state is Christened the …

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