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Rohr Invites Omeruo, Abdullahi Azeez, 20 others For Brazil Clash

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr,  has picked in-form Granada of Spain midfielder Ramon Azeez and Czech –based forward Peter Olayinka in Nigeria’s 23-man squad for the prestige friendly with five –time world champions Brazil in Singapore on Sunday, 13th October. Rohr also have defenders Kenneth Omeruo, Abdullahi Shehu and Chidozie Awaziem back from …

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‘Sacking Solskjaer Would Only Make Things Worse At United’

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer may be going through a tough time as of late at Old Trafford, but Paul Parker believes that relieving the Norwegian of his duties would be a huge blunder on Manchester United‘s part. While results so far in 2019-20 have been distinctly disappointing, one former Red Devil believes …

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FIFA Reveals Why Salah’s Votes Didn’t Count

FIFA has explained why some votes for Mohamed Salah to win The Best FIFA Men’s Player award were not counted. The Liverpool star had been left upset after the voting list was released without his country’s selections, but the reason has now been clarified. Liverpool star Salah did not finish in the …

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UEFA tells teams not to play where women can’t watch

European football’s governing body (UEFA) said on Tuesday it would tell member clubs and national teams not to play games in countries where women do not have full access to stadiums. UEFA’s ruling executive committee agreed that it would “recommend to its 55 national associations and all European clubs not …

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Dare Promises Resolution of NBBF Crisis

By Olawale Ayeni @vjwale Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has promised immediate resolution of the two- year old leadership crisis rocking the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF). The minister gave the assurance yesterday during a meeting with Musa Kida-led faction of the NBBF in his office, Abuja. The …

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Samson Siasia Begs FG To Help Free Mother from kidnappers Den

Former Super Eagles Coach Samson Siasia has made another passionate appeal to the Nigerian government as well as others in a position to help, to secure the release of his mother. Ogere Siasia, 76, was kidnapped in Bayelsa over 70 days ago and there has been no headway either in …

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Eaglets pummel Guatemala 5-1 at UEFA/CAF tourney

The Golden Eaglets scored four goals within 25 minutes of play and one more in the second half to ensure a 5-1 victory over Guatemala on Tuesday. In the Match Day 2 fixture of the UEFA/CAF Under-17 Tournament holding in Turkey, the five-times world champions were overwhelming in this their …

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Neymar, Firmino To lead Brazil’s squad against Nigeria, Senegal showdown

PSG star Neymar, Liverpool‘s Roberto Firmino and Bayern Munich‘s Philippe Coutinho are among the invited 23 players for Brazil‘s friendly matches in October. Tite has named a strong squad for next month’s international outings against the African nations in Singapore The Selecao are scheduled to take on 2019 Africa Cup of Nations runners-up Senegal on October …

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Sports minister begs Dennerby to stay as Super Falcons coach

Sports minister Sunday Dare has stepped in to try and persuade Swedish tactician, Thomas Dennerby to continue as coach of the national women’s team. It comes after the 60-year-old threatened to leave due to ongoing problems with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Under Dennerby the Super Falcons reached the last …

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Corruption Allegations: Sack Pinnick, Dikko now Kojo tells FG

Kojo Williams, a onetime chairman of Nigeria Football Association says he is not pleased that Amaju Pinnick is still presiding over Nigerian football despite the corruption allegations weaved around him. Kojo reiterates the NFF boss should step down, insisting that was the single most honourable thing for him to do …

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Adekuoroye Wins Bronze At World Wrestling Championships

Nigeria’s foremost female wrestler Odunayo Adekuoroye yesterday won a bronze medal at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships in Kazakhstan. The 25-year-old defeated Anastasia Nichita of Moldova 10-0 in the women’s 57kg category to win the medal. Adekuoroye had earlier beaten Sun Jong of North Korea 12-2 via technical superiority on …

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