VAR OPERATIONAL IN AFRICA FOR THE SECOND TIME
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VAR OPERATIONAL IN AFRICA FOR THE SECOND TIME

Video assistant referees (VAR) will be used in the CAF Champions League final for the…

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NIGERIAN CONNECTION IN CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL
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NIGERIAN CONNECTION IN CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   It is14 years since a Nigerian club last featured in the…

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EGYPT’S AL AHLY SET TO RECONFIRM CONTINENTAL DOMINACE
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EGYPT’S AL AHLY SET TO RECONFIRM CONTINENTAL DOMINACE

When Egyptian giants, Al Ahly, enter the pitch on Friday for the 2018 CAF Champions…

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BATTLE FOR SUPREMACY BY TWO NORTH AFRICAN GIANTS
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BATTLE FOR SUPREMACY BY TWO NORTH AFRICAN GIANTS

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   This year’s CAF Champions League final presents a unique setting, as…

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LMC CHAIRMAN, DIKKO, APPOINTED TO CAF AD-HOC COMMITTEE TO WORKOUT 2019/20 CAF INTERCLUB COMPETITIONS
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LMC CHAIRMAN, DIKKO, APPOINTED TO CAF AD-HOC COMMITTEE TO WORKOUT 2019/20 CAF INTERCLUB COMPETITIONS

BY HARRY IWUALA. Heads of Nigeria and South Africa professional football leagues are two of…

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AFRICA’S MOST DOMINANT CLUB, AL AHLY GOES FOR NINTH TITLE
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AFRICA’S MOST DOMINANT CLUB, AL AHLY GOES FOR NINTH TITLE

HISTORY BECKONS ON PRIMEIRO AGOSTO TO BECOME 1ST ANGOLAN CHAMPIONS’ LEAGUE FINALISTS
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HISTORY BECKONS ON PRIMEIRO AGOSTO TO BECOME 1ST ANGOLAN CHAMPIONS’ LEAGUE FINALISTS

Primeiro Agosto take a 1-0 lead into the second leg of a CAF Champions League…

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CAF TO USE VAR AT INTERCLUBS FINALS
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CAF TO USE VAR AT INTERCLUBS FINALS

For the first time, the Video Assistant Referees (VAR) will be applied for the finals…

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CAF CONFEDERATION CUP DRAW: ENYIMBA AWAIT EGYPT, DR CONGO OPPONENTS
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CAF CONFEDERATION CUP DRAW: ENYIMBA AWAIT EGYPT, DR CONGO OPPONENTS

BY MUYIWA AKINTUNDE.   Draw for the continent’s inter-club competitions – CAF Champions League and…

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LMC EXPLAINS DECISION TO DECLARE LOBI STARS AS NIGERIA’S LEAGUE CHAMPIONS
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LMC EXPLAINS DECISION TO DECLARE LOBI STARS AS NIGERIA’S LEAGUE CHAMPIONS

Organisers of the Nigerian Professional Football League, the League Management Company (LMC) has put up…

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APPLYING ‘DOCTRINE OF NECESSITY’ TO SOLVE NIGERIAN FOOTBALL IMPASSE
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APPLYING ‘DOCTRINE OF NECESSITY’ TO SOLVE NIGERIAN FOOTBALL IMPASSE

BY MUYIWA AKINTUNDE.   The crisis rocking the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) may well be…

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1977 & 1982 SCENARIOS REPLAYED AS LMC, FOOTBALL COMMITTEE MEET TO PRODUCE CLUBS FOR CAF COMPETITIONS
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1977 & 1982 SCENARIOS REPLAYED AS LMC, FOOTBALL COMMITTEE MEET TO PRODUCE CLUBS FOR CAF COMPETITIONS

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Looking for a way out in the apparent difficult task of producing…

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NIGERIA: MEETING CAF CLUBS DEADLINE
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NIGERIA: MEETING CAF CLUBS DEADLINE

BY MUYIWA AKINTUNDE. The Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) has set October 15 as deadline for registration…

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BARCELONA MATCH FORCES A SHIFT IN HOROYA – MAMELODI SUNDOWNS CHAMPIONS LEAGUE CLASH
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BARCELONA MATCH FORCES A SHIFT IN HOROYA – MAMELODI SUNDOWNS CHAMPIONS LEAGUE CLASH

Confederation of African Football, CAF, has announced that the Champions League clash of Guinea’s Horoya…

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MFM RECORDS DIFFICULT WIN OVER MC ALGER
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MFM RECORDS DIFFICULT WIN OVER MC ALGER

Mountain of Fire & Miracles (MFM FC) have a mountain to climb in the return…

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AGEGE STADIUM’S FIRST INTERNATIONAL MATCH GOAL LIFTS MFM TO CAF LEAGUE ROUND 1
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AGEGE STADIUM’S FIRST INTERNATIONAL MATCH GOAL LIFTS MFM TO CAF LEAGUE ROUND 1

MFM FC who overcame gritty AS Real Bamako 1-0 on Wednesday to advance from the…

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PLATEAU UNITED OVERWHELMS CAMEROON’S EDING SPORTS
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PLATEAU UNITED OVERWHELMS CAMEROON’S EDING SPORTS

The fire on the plateau is still raging as Nigeria’s champions, Plateau United had an…

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MFM IN GOOD CONTINENTAL DEBUT
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MFM IN GOOD CONTINENTAL DEBUT

  Lagos club, MFM on Sunday made a good debut on the continent after being…

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NIGERIAN TRIO OF PLATEAU, MFM, AKWA BEGIN CONTINENTAL RACE
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NIGERIAN TRIO OF PLATEAU, MFM, AKWA BEGIN CONTINENTAL RACE

As former African champions, Enyimba, one of Nigeria’s representatives in the same competition, draw bye…

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PLATEAU UTD, MFM AKWA UTD SET FOR CONTINENTAL CHALLENGES
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PLATEAU UTD, MFM AKWA UTD SET FOR CONTINENTAL CHALLENGES

Nigeria champions, Plateau United, are hopeful of a good outing  as they kick-start  their continental…

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AGEGE STADIUM WILL BE READY FOR CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE, SAYS BOLAJI YUSUF
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AGEGE STADIUM WILL BE READY FOR CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE, SAYS BOLAJI YUSUF

The upgrading of the Agege Stadium, the home ground of the Nigeria Professional Football league…

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