FLASHBACK: LONGEST-STAYED FOOTBALL EXPATRIATE, FR. SLATTERY DIES
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FLASHBACK: LONGEST-STAYED FOOTBALL EXPATRIATE, FR. SLATTERY DIES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Today, people refer to the football generation of Stephen Keshi, Samson Siasia,…

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: AFRICA LOSES 1ST PILLAR OF SPORTS
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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: AFRICA LOSES 1ST PILLAR OF SPORTS

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Africa’s all-time sports philanthropist, Bashorun MKO Abiola died on this date 7…

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COVID -19 STALLS 2026 WORLD CUP HOST CITIES’ SELECTION
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COVID -19 STALLS 2026 WORLD CUP HOST CITIES’ SELECTION

A final decision on the venues for the 2026 World Cup being jointly hosted by…

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US HOLD WORKSHOP FOR 17 BIDDING CITIES FOR 2026 FIFA WORLD CUP
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US HOLD WORKSHOP FOR 17 BIDDING CITIES FOR 2026 FIFA WORLD CUP

BY NEIL SHEFFERD A virtual workshop is being held for all 17 cities in the…

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UPDATED: STRANGE, BUT TRUE: THE NIGERIAN FOOTBALL’S JULY DEATH ANNIVERSARIES
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UPDATED: STRANGE, BUT TRUE: THE NIGERIAN FOOTBALL’S JULY DEATH ANNIVERSARIES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Sadly, the month of July has virtually become that of memorials for…

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TODAY IN HISTORY: FIRST NIGERIAN PLAYER TO LIFT CONTINENTAL CUP, SAM OJEBODE, DIES
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TODAY IN HISTORY: FIRST NIGERIAN PLAYER TO LIFT CONTINENTAL CUP, SAM OJEBODE, DIES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. On this date, 4 July 2012, the first Nigerian footballer to lift…

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FIFA FINES ARSENAL OVER NIGERIAN-BORN CHUBA AKPOM’S TRANSFER
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FIFA FINES ARSENAL OVER NIGERIAN-BORN CHUBA AKPOM’S TRANSFER

Premier League side, Arsenal have been fined £34,000 by FIFA and warned about their conduct…

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NIGERIA TO INDUCT PRESIDENT BUHARI INTO SPORTS’ HALL OF FAME
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NIGERIA TO INDUCT PRESIDENT BUHARI INTO SPORTS’ HALL OF FAME

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari will be the first inductee into the Hall of Fame being…

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FIFA STILL CHASING MISSING $10.3 MILLION LINKED TO GERMANY 2006 WORLD CUP BID
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FIFA STILL CHASING MISSING $10.3 MILLION LINKED TO GERMANY 2006 WORLD CUP BID

BY MICHAEL HOUSTON FIFA President Gianni Infantino says the organisation is still trying to get…

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AUBAMEYANG SETS ARSENAL RECORD WITH 50TH PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL
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AUBAMEYANG SETS ARSENAL RECORD WITH 50TH PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL

When he opened the scoring against Norwich City on Wednesday, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang set a Premier…

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TOKYO RESIDENTS WANT 2020 OLYMPICS SCRAPPED
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TOKYO RESIDENTS WANT 2020 OLYMPICS SCRAPPED

BY DAN PALMER A new survey has found that more than half of Tokyo residents…

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CLASH WITH EUROPEAN CLUBS EXPECTED AS AFRICA CUP 2021 IS POSTPONED TILL 2022
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CLASH WITH EUROPEAN CLUBS EXPECTED AS AFRICA CUP 2021 IS POSTPONED TILL 2022

Africa Cup of Nations scheduled to hold in Cameroon has returned to the even-numbered year,…

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TODAY IN HISTORY: NIGERIA PROTESTS TO FIFA OVER ARGENTINA’S WIN
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TODAY IN HISTORY: NIGERIA PROTESTS TO FIFA OVER ARGENTINA’S WIN

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Five days after Argentina defeated the Super Eagles of Nigeria in a…

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ENGLISH PREMIERSHIP UNVEILS NEW OFFICIAL BALL FOR NEXT SEASON
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ENGLISH PREMIERSHIP UNVEILS NEW OFFICIAL BALL FOR NEXT SEASON

Nike have unveiled their new football which will be used in the Premier League next…

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ANOTHER ROUND OF CORONAVIRUS HITS TOKYO, OLYMPIC CITY
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ANOTHER ROUND OF CORONAVIRUS HITS TOKYO, OLYMPIC CITY

Tokyo reported 60 new cases of coronavirus today, the highest number of daily cases in…

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RIVERS UNITED APPROACHES FIFA FOR TRANSFER BAN RESOLUTION
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RIVERS UNITED APPROACHES FIFA FOR TRANSFER BAN RESOLUTION

Next season’s continental competition aspirants, Rivers United of Nigeria which has been hitwith a transfer…

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PLATINI WAS BLATTER’S ‘ACCOMPLICE’, SAY SWISS PROSECUTORS
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PLATINI WAS BLATTER’S ‘ACCOMPLICE’, SAY SWISS PROSECUTORS

Swiss prosecutors now view Michel Platini as an “accomplice” in the investigation of Sepp Blatter…

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FIRST QATAR CUP 2022 WORKER SUCCUMBS TO COVID-19
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FIRST QATAR CUP 2022 WORKER SUCCUMBS TO COVID-19

World Cup organisers in Qatar reported the first coronavirus death of a worker involved in…

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AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND TO HOST FIFA 2023 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP
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AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND TO HOST FIFA 2023 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP

BY NANCY GILLEN Australia and New Zealand have been awarded the hosting rights for the…

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IT’S 71 YEARS TODAY SINCE NIGERIA FIRST CONSTITUTE NATIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM
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IT’S 71 YEARS TODAY SINCE NIGERIA FIRST CONSTITUTE NATIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM

ETIHAD STADIUM CLEARED FOR EPIC MAN CITY LIVERPOOL DUEL
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ETIHAD STADIUM CLEARED FOR EPIC MAN CITY LIVERPOOL DUEL

Manchester City have been given the go-ahead to stage their Premier League match against Liverpool…

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