THIS DAY IN HISTORY: SUNDAY OLISEH DEBUTS FOR SUPER EAGLES
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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: SUNDAY OLISEH DEBUTS FOR SUPER EAGLES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Former Super Eagles’ midfielder, Sunday Oliseh belongs to the class of players to have run the full gamut for the national team. He had been…

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WHO WILL LAUGH LAST? IGHALO OR NDIDI AS UNITED CLASH WITH LEICESTER
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WHO WILL LAUGH LAST? IGHALO OR NDIDI AS UNITED CLASH WITH LEICESTER

It promises a battle-royale as Manchester United visit Leicester City on the last match-day of the always captivating English Premier League. Although the top two positions are already…

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OBAFEMI MARTINS PASSES CORONAVIRUS TEST IN CHINA
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OBAFEMI MARTINS PASSES CORONAVIRUS TEST IN CHINA

Former Super Eagles’ hitman, Obafemi Martins who at his peak was nicknamed ‘Obagoal’ is among players in the Chinese Super League who passed the Covid-19 test. The reports…

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SUPER EAGLES’ TARGET, EBERECHI  EZE BAGS THREE QPR ‘PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARDS’
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SUPER EAGLES’ TARGET, EBERECHI EZE BAGS THREE QPR ‘PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARDS’

QPR’s dazzling midfielder, Eberechi Eze has been named as Sportito Supporters’ Player of the Year for the 2019/20 season, according to the club’s official website. Two of such…

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MANCHESTER UNITED BOSS BANKS ON ODION IGHALO FOR TOP-FOUR FINISH
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MANCHESTER UNITED BOSS BANKS ON ODION IGHALO FOR TOP-FOUR FINISH

Manchester United had a disappointing home game on Wednesday night forcing a 1-1 draw with West Ham United. The score line only temporarily put them at the third…

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NFF CONGRATULATES EGBO ON HISTORIC FEAT WITH EUROPEAN CLUB
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NFF CONGRATULATES EGBO ON HISTORIC FEAT WITH EUROPEAN CLUB

The Nigeria Football Federation has sent congratulatory messages to former Nigeria international, Emmanuel Ndubuisi Egbo, who has become the first Nigerian and African to lead a European club…

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NIGERIAN FEMALE GOALKEEPER, AYEGBA, BREAKTHROUGH IN EUROPE
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NIGERIAN FEMALE GOALKEEPER, AYEGBA, BREAKTHROUGH IN EUROPE

Rachael Aladi Ayegba made a huge success in Europe by winning the Finnish Naisten Liiga title with PK-35 Vantaa in 2013, making her the first African female goalkeeper…

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FLASHBACK: FIFA FINES NIGERIA FOR  WITHDRAWAL FROM WORLD CUP
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FLASHBACK: FIFA FINES NIGERIA FOR WITHDRAWAL FROM WORLD CUP

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. On this date, 20 July 1965, the World football governing body, FIFA slammed a 5,000 Swiss Francs on Nigeria for a sudden withdrawal from the…

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: FIRST TIME NIGERIA GETS INVITE TO WORLD CUP
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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: FIRST TIME NIGERIA GETS INVITE TO WORLD CUP

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Till date, Nigeria has entered for the FIFA World Cup in 15 editions and succeeded in qualifying on six occasions. It was on this date,…

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FORMER SUPER EAGLE, MIKE EMENALO OPENS UP ON HIS CHELSEA YEARS
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FORMER SUPER EAGLE, MIKE EMENALO OPENS UP ON HIS CHELSEA YEARS

Former Super Eagles defender and Chelsea technical director Michael Emenalo has opened up on the prejudice and hardship he faced while steering the ship of one of the world’s biggest…

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FLASHBACK: KANU SCORES FOR LEONE STARS AS SIERRA LEONE BEAT NIGERIA
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FLASHBACK: KANU SCORES FOR LEONE STARS AS SIERRA LEONE BEAT NIGERIA

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Sierra Leone in 1949 was the team that Nigeria used to launch its national team into international football as the UK Tourists beat the West…

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PINNICK: NFF SET TO SUPPORT LEAGUE CLUBS FOR NEXT SEASON’S CAMPAIGN
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PINNICK: NFF SET TO SUPPORT LEAGUE CLUBS FOR NEXT SEASON’S CAMPAIGN

The Nigeria Football Federation will provide support for clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League, Nigeria National League, Nigeria Women Football League and the Nigeria Nationwide League for…

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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTER, PAYS TRIBUTE TO FALLEN MEDIA SPORTS OFFICIALS – OYEWOLE, UKAIGWE
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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTER, PAYS TRIBUTE TO FALLEN MEDIA SPORTS OFFICIALS – OYEWOLE, UKAIGWE

The death of the former Chairman of Shooting Stars Football Club of Ibadan, Chief Bode Oyewole and former board member of the Women  Football  League Ms. Henrietta  Ukaigwe…

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ADEBAYO AKINFENWA GETS INVITE TO LIVERPOOL TITLE PARADE
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ADEBAYO AKINFENWA GETS INVITE TO LIVERPOOL TITLE PARADE

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said he has invited Wycombe Wanderers’ Adebayo Akinfenwa to their Premier League title parade shortly after sending the forward a congratulatory message for sealing…

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QATAR 2022 FINAL TO HOLD 7 DAYS TO XMAS!
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QATAR 2022 FINAL TO HOLD 7 DAYS TO XMAS!

BY KUNLE SOLAJA The final of the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be played just seven days before Christmas as FIFA on Wednesday mapped out the final dates…

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NFF MOURNS AS UKAIGWE, FOREMOST WOMEN FOOTBALL FIGURE, DIES
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NFF MOURNS AS UKAIGWE, FOREMOST WOMEN FOOTBALL FIGURE, DIES

Nigerian Football was again thrown into a state of mourning on Tuesday after news broke of the death of leading women football promoter and administrator, Henrietta Ukaigwe. Ukaigwe,…

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WHEN ‘SOCIAL DISTANCING’ FAILED SUPER EAGLES
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WHEN ‘SOCIAL DISTANCING’ FAILED SUPER EAGLES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Before the current social-distance protocol occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic, Nigeria’s Super Eagles had adopted it months earlier. On this date, 14 July 2019 in…

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SUPER EAGLES GOALKEEPER, OKOYE JOINS SPARTA ROTTERDAM
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SUPER EAGLES GOALKEEPER, OKOYE JOINS SPARTA ROTTERDAM

Maduka Okoye who came in as a second half substitute for injured Francis Uzoho in the Super Eagles’ friendly match with Brazil last year in Singapore has joined…

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NIGERIAN-BORN IRISH PLAYER, OBAFEMI DENIES MAN U OF TOP 4 POSITION
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NIGERIAN-BORN IRISH PLAYER, OBAFEMI DENIES MAN U OF TOP 4 POSITION

What dramatic twist for Manchester United who in a twinkle of an eye tumbled from third position back into the fifth as Nigerian-born Irish player, Michael Obafemi dealt…

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: PAT EKEJI DEBUTS FOR NIGERIA
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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: PAT EKEJI DEBUTS FOR NIGERIA

BY KUNLE SOLAJA On this date, 13 July 1975, Patrick Ekeji made his debut for Nigeria’s national football team as the then Green Eagles played in the final…

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MARADONA’S FORMER CLUB, NAPOLI DESPERATELY YEARN FOR OSIMHEN
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MARADONA’S FORMER CLUB, NAPOLI DESPERATELY YEARN FOR OSIMHEN

Super Eagles star player, Victor Osimhen, has been handed 10-day ultimatum to decide whether he wants to take his scoring prowess to the next level as main suitor,…

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