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​France top latest FIFA rankings, Germany out of top 10 as Nigeria sits….

August 16, 2018

Football governing body, FIFA , have announced the 2018 World Cup champions, France as the new leader at the top of the latest FIFA rankings, while the previously top-ranked nation Germany, as well as Argentina, dropped out of the top 10. The top five on the list consists of France, Belgium, Brazil, Croatia and Uruguay. […]

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​Moses tells Rohr: groom new players

August 15, 2018

Retired Super Eagles player, Victor Moses has kindly advised Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr to look out for new players to make the Nigeria Senior national team. The Nigerian forward gave his thought from a media statement on Wednesday to announce his departure from the Super Eagles. The 27-year old said in the statement that […]

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​Victor Moses Retires From International Football

August 15, 2018

Victor Moses has decided not to continue with the Super Eagles after the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He announced his retirement from international football with the Super Eagles on Wednesday, August 15. He released a statement on his official Instgram account to confirm his departure from the national team set up. The statement reads: “I […]

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FIFA gives Nigeria and Ghana final deadlines to avoid bans

August 14, 2018

FIFA has given Nigeria and Ghana final deadlines to avoid international suspensions because of outside interference in their soccer associations. FIFA said Tuesday that the Nigerian soccer federation headquarters must be handed back to the elected leadership by Monday or the country will be suspended from international competition. A group claiming to be in charge […]

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​Veteran striker Samuel Eto’o joins his 13th club as he signs for Qatar SC

August 14, 2018

African football legend, Samuel Eto’o has joined the 13th club of his long career after signing for Qatari side Qatar Sports Club from Turkish outfit Konyaspor. The club said on social media that it would ‘present the international star Samuel Eto’o’ at a press conference. It is understood he underwent a medical earlier in the day. […]

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​Super Eagle’s To Drop 7 Players including Mikel and Ighalo For Seychelles Game

August 13, 2018

Gernot Rohr have hinted that seven players who participated for Nigeria in the last World cup tournament in Russia, are unlikely to receive invitation for the AFCON Qualifiers against Seychelles which is to be played in September 8 Completesportsnigerian.com reports. Rohr who remained in Europe after the country’s early exit from the World cup have […]

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​Ronaldo in hospital due to pneumonia, but could be allowed home on Monday

August 12, 2018

Former Brazil star Ronaldo was admitted to hospital in Ibiza last Friday with a case of pneumonia. After being rushed to the emergency department at the Hospital Can Misses , he swiftly underwent treatment. According to the Diario de Ibiza , he has now been admitted to the ICU of the Nuestra Señora del Rosario Polyclinic […]

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Mohamed Salah scores, Sadio Mane bags brace as Liverpool put four past West Ham

August 12, 2018

Premier League, Anfield – Liverpool 4 (Salah 19, Mane 45, 53, Sturridge 88) West Ham 0 Sadio Mane struck twice as Liverpool offered evidence of why they are being tipped to push for the title with a 4-0 demolition of West Ham at Anfield. The Senegalese star tucked home his first on the stroke of […]

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​Wolves snatch draw from 10-man Everton

August 11, 2018

Richarlison struck a double on his debut but it wasn’t enough to earn Marco Silva a win in his first competitive match in charge as 10-man Everton were held to a 2-2 draw at Wolves. The £50m summer signing from Watford twice gave the visitors the lead, but on each occasion Nuno Espirito Santo’s Championship […]

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​Cristiano Ronaldo gets 2m euro tax refund in Spain

August 11, 2018

Spanish authorities have reduced by two million euros the tax liabilities of football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, the El Mundo daily has reported. According to El Mundo, which had access to documents of the settlement, tax authorities realised he paid two million euros too much last year for image rights he sold in 2014. That means […]

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