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Benzema To Face Trial Over Blackmail Case

Karim Benzema will face trial for his alleged involvement in an attempted blackmail case linked to a sex tape featuring a former France team-mate. Real Madrid forward Benzema is accused of paying individuals to extort money from Mathieu Valbuena by threatening to make the video public in 2015. The 33-year-old …

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Onazi Terminates Contract With SonderjyskE

Ogenyi Onazi has terminated his contract with Danish Super Liga side SonderjyskE by mutual agreement. The 28-year-old teamed up with the Sydbank Park outfit in October with an option to extend the deal by two more years. The midfielder joined SonderjyskE in an effort to regain match fitness after rupturing …

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Qatari, Saudi Arabian Clubs Chase Ighalo

Qatar and Saudi Arabia clubs are reportedly chasing Nigerian international, Odion Ighalo, to sign him at the expiration of his current loan deal with Premier League giants Manchester United on January 31. The striker arrived at Old Trafford on Deadline Day in January 2020.Two unnamed clubs have also made tentative …

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EX-UI Footballers Association Inaugurates New EXCO, BOT

The Ex University of Ibadan Footballers Association (EXUIFA), has inaugurated its new Executive Committee and Board of Trustees, while also congratulating the Chairman of the Ibadan Football Association (IFA), Barrister Rotimi Alli aka Libero, on his Award as The Most influential Sports Personality (Sports category) in Oyo State and special …

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WAFU B: Nigeria set for Cote d’Ivoire showdown

Five-time world champions, Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire will file out for the first match of Group B of the West African Football Union (WAFU) B Tournament on Wednesday evening with both teams looking to pick up the three points at Lome’s Stade Municipal. With the Group B having only three …

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Why No Nigerian Referee was Selected for FIFA Club World Cup

As expected, no Nigerian was selected among the referees that will officiate at the new format FIFA World Club Cup scheduled to hold next month in Qatar. According to information on FIFA website yesterday, the world football body listed seven referees and 12 assistants together with another seven video match …

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Why I’ve No Regret Moving To Everton – Onyekuru

Super Eagles forward, Henry Onyekuru, insists he has no regrets about signing for Everton even as he admitted that the move was a risk as he looks for a move away from his current club AS Monaco in France. The 23-year-old joined the English Premier League side in 2017 but …

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Salisu Assures Rangers’ Supporters Of NPFL Title

Rangers International FC of Enugu coach, Salisu Yusuf, has assured the club’s teeming supporters of his boys’ determination to clinch the ongoing 2020/2021 NPFL season title, saying the team is improving by each game played. Coach Salisu gave this assurance after watching his wards overcome hard fighting, Akwa United 1-0 …

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Ramos Set For Premier League Move

Sergio Ramos is free to speak to Premier League clubs while the January transfer window is open, with Real Madrid yet to offer their captain a new contract. Ramos’ status as a Madrid legend has long been assured, as the Spain international has helped the club win five La Liga …

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NYIF: 239 beneficiaries get N166m in Pilot Disbursement

…to scale up training this January The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development driven Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) has successfully completed its pilot disbursement of loans totaling N165,700,000.00 to 239 beneficiaries ahead of the processing of the over three million applications so far received. The Fund, approved by the …

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Why PSG Appointed Pochettino As Manager

Paris Saint-Germain have announced the appointment of Mauricio Pochettino as their new manager on a contract which runs until 2022.   Pochettino replaces Thomas Tuchel, who was sacked on Christmas Eve following a 4-0 win against Strasbourg in Ligue 1. Former Tottenham Hotspur boss Pochettino takes over with PSG third …

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Nigerian Star Urged To Snub Liverpool, Chelsea, Milan

Former English Premier League top scorer and Sunderland striker, Kevin Phillips has urged Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) target, Michael Olise, to snub big clubs and stay put at Reading FC. The 19-year-old attacking midfielder was born in the French city of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni and he is also eligible to represent France, …

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Wenger Leaves Door Open For Arsenal Return

Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has admitted that he would consider returning to the club, but he does not believe that will be required. The Frenchman, currently FIFA’s chief of global football development, oversaw a golden era for the club during a reign that stretched from 1996 until 2018. Since …

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