One goal at a time, the dream continues for Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen
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One goal at a time, the dream continues for Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen

CHIBUOGWU NNADIEGBULAM – AIPS MEDIA Victor Osimhen is currently living a dream in Italy – one that is bigger than him. On his lanky shoulders rest the hopes…

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<strong>Osimhen and Simeone goals  give Napoli 2-1 win over Roma</strong>
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Osimhen and Simeone goals  give Napoli 2-1 win over Roma

A superb first-half goal from Victor Osimhen and a late decider from Giovanni Simeone gave Napoli a 2-1 home win against Roma on Sunday as they took another…

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<strong>Bendel Insurance hold on to unbeaten run</strong>
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Bendel Insurance hold on to unbeaten run

Bendel Insurance of Benin have broken loose in the Group A of the Nigeria Premier Football League after defeating their closest rivals, Remo Stars 3-0 at the Ogbemudia…

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<strong>Napoli slams heavy price tag on Osimhen amidst Manchester United’s interest</strong>
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Napoli slams heavy price tag on Osimhen amidst Manchester United’s interest

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Following the interest that Manchester United have shown in having Nigeria’s in-form striker, Victor Osimhen, Napoli have indicated willingness to sell the star player if…

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Samson Siasia loses suit in US against FIFA
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Samson Siasia loses suit in US against FIFA

Soccer’s world governing body FIFA prevailed in a U.S. appeals court over a former Nigeria national team coach seeking to overturn his lifetime ban, later reduced to five…

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<strong>Remo Stars go on top!</strong>
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Remo Stars go on top!

Remo Stars of Ikenne have jumped into the top of the ladder in Group A of the Nigeria Premier Football League after overcoming tough resistance from visiting Shooting…

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<strong>A duel of the stars as Ikenne hosts ‘Stars War’</strong>
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A duel of the stars as Ikenne hosts ‘Stars War’

Which of the stars will shine brighter – the Ikenne based Remo Stars or the invading Shooting Stars of Ibadan? That is the high point of the concluding…

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<strong>Nigerian-born Madueke ‘absolutely buzzing’ after signing for Chelsea</strong>
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Nigerian-born Madueke ‘absolutely buzzing’ after signing for Chelsea

Chelsea completed the signing of Chukwunonso Tristan “Noni” Madueke on Friday as coach Graham Potter prepares to hand a Premier League debut to Ukraine international Mykhailo Mudryk. England under-21…

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<strong>Nigeria Olympics and African Games’ hero, Tony Igwe opens up on his American odyssey</strong>
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Nigeria Olympics and African Games’ hero, Tony Igwe opens up on his American odyssey

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Former Nigeria national football team captain, Tony Igwe is still revelling on the 50th anniversary of the country’s first continental honours – the gold medal at…

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IFFHS ranks Nigeria’s league low in Africa
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IFFHS ranks Nigeria’s league low in Africa

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. The International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) has ranked the Nigeria Premier Football League the ninth in Africa, even behind those of Angola, Tanzania…

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Ogun FA commiserates with ‘Baba Ijebu’ Kensington Adebutu over wife’s loss
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Ogun FA commiserates with ‘Baba Ijebu’ Kensington Adebutu over wife’s loss

The Ogun State Football Association has commiserated with business mogul and philanthropist, Sir Kesington Adebutu who lost his wife, Chief Mrs. Caroline Adebutu last Friday. She was aged 80. Sir…

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<strong>Winning run continues for Bendel Insurance</strong>
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Winning run continues for Bendel Insurance

Excitement appears to have returned to the Nigerian lead football league with the spate of away wins which has made the league results very unpredictable. In the previous…

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<strong>50 years of African Games gold medal: Nigerian musician-turned evangelist almost go crazy over football</strong>
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50 years of African Games gold medal: Nigerian musician-turned evangelist almost go crazy over football

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Idowu Animashaun who was a popular Nigerian musician in the old Western State has narrated how obsession for football nearly made him go crazy. He…

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<strong>Elegbeleye’s IMC tenure extended till end of season</strong>
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Elegbeleye’s IMC tenure extended till end of season

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Ibrahim Musa Gusau has extended the tenure of the Interim Management Committee of the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) till the end…

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Nigeria’s pioneer continental football heroes, the 1973 gold medal winners: Where are they now?
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Nigeria’s pioneer continental football heroes, the 1973 gold medal winners: Where are they now?

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. It has been a half a century when Nigeria’s football team first won its first continental honours. Apart from a photoshoot session and breakfast meeting…

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<em>Algeria 2023</em>: Ugbade calls 48 players to camp in Abuja
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Algeria 2023: Ugbade calls 48 players to camp in Abuja

Nigeria’s U17 squad, Golden Eaglets will begin their preparations for this year’s Africa U17 Cup of Nations on Monday, after Head Coach Nduka Ugbade called 48 players to…

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Copa del Rey: Nigeria’s Chukwueze buries Real Madrid at half time?
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Copa del Rey: Nigeria’s Chukwueze buries Real Madrid at half time?

Nigeria’s Samuel Chukwueze appears to have given Real Madrid real trouble as his point blank shot has compounded the woes for the giant club in the on-going Copa…

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<strong>Goal scoring Andy Okpe propels Remo Stars to another victorious outing</strong>
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Goal scoring Andy Okpe propels Remo Stars to another victorious outing

Lanky scorer, Andy Okpe who has been missing in action for some time over the regularization of his transfer from Ghana has resumed what he loves doing best…

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Flying Eagles and Zambia in two bilateral dress rehearsals for U20 Afcon
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Flying Eagles and Zambia in two bilateral dress rehearsals for U20 Afcon

Seven-time African champions, Flying Eagles of Nigeria will take on their Zambian counterparts in two friendly games in the Nigerian capital city as part of preparations for this…

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<strong>It is 50 years today since Nigeria won first continental honours in football</strong>
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It is 50 years today since Nigeria won first continental honours in football

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Perhaps it is better described as the first and the last. Today is the golden jubilee of Nigeria’s first continental success in football. It was…

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Morocco – Algeria CHAN episode; Amaju Pinnick condemns infiltration of politics into football
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Morocco – Algeria CHAN episode; Amaju Pinnick condemns infiltration of politics into football

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Nigeria’s member of FIFA Council as well as executive committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has condemned the denial of Morocco by Algeria…

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