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By admin On 14 Aug, 2016 At 01:15 AM | Categorized As Sports | With 0 Comments

A cheering President Muhammadu Buhari, Saturday night, praised the indomitable spirit of the Nigerian soccer team to the Olympics Games, which saw them flying over Denmark 2-0 to qualify for the semi-finals. He said: “Again and again, the unconquerable Nigerian spirit has come to the fore, showing that where there is a will, there’s always […]

By admin On 27 Dec, 2015 At 01:12 AM | Categorized As Sports | With 0 Comments

Raheem Sterling opened the scoring by heading in Kevin de Bruyne’s cross. The lead was doubled through Yaya Toure’s low 20-yard drive before Wilfried Bony headed in another de Bruyne delivery. The brilliant Belgian calmly scored before Fabio Borini’s consolation, as Bony skied a penalty later on. City will be concerned by the second-half departure […]

By admin On 22 Nov, 2015 At 04:40 AM | Categorized As Sports | With 0 Comments

The U-23  National Team, Dream Team, yesterday  defeated  Gambian  top team, Real De Banjul  3-0 in its first friendly game at a pre-Africa U-23 Cup of Nations camp in The Gambia. The encounter which was played at the FIFA Goal Project,  Banjul  and watched by a handful ofspectators  including the President of the  Gambian  Football […]

By admin On 9 Nov, 2015 At 01:19 AM | Categorized As Sports | With 0 Comments

Beat Mali 2-0 to win U-17 World Cup Twenty-two years after Nigeria defeated Ghana in Japan to win its second FIFA Under-17 World Cup, the Golden Eaglets in the early hours of this morning in Chile beat another West African country, Mali 2-0 to retain the cadet trophy. Tournament top scorer, Victor Osimhen, and Funsho […]

By admin On 8 Nov, 2015 At 01:33 AM | Categorized As Sports | With 0 Comments

Chelsea suffered a third successive premier league defeat as Marko Arnautovic secured victory for Stoke. With Jose Mourinho absent as he served a stadium ban, it was left to his backroom staff to oversea the game for the Blues from the dugout. Jesse Lingard scored his first Manchester United goal as Louis van Gaal’s side […]

By admin On 6 Nov, 2015 At 01:55 AM | Categorized As Sports | With 0 Comments

Holders Nigeria have reached their second consecutive final thanks to a thrilling 4-2 victory against Mexico in Concepcion. Mexico opened the scoring through Kevin Magana, with stunning efforts from Kelechi Nwakali and Orji Okwonkwo seeing the African side ahead. Diego Cortes’s remarkable solo effort levelled matters, before Osinachi Ebere and Victor Osimhen’s late record-equalling penalty […]

By admin On 31 Oct, 2015 At 01:15 AM | Categorized As News, Sports | With 0 Comments

One of the first games to mark the beginning of the weekend, the game between now-stable Liverpool and an embarrassingly under-performing Chelsea will be one for many to look forward to. Perhaps, it may the come-back game the hosts need or the one which Jurgen Klopp bags his first win of the season. Tactics Liverpool […]

By admin On 12 Sep, 2015 At 01:34 AM | Categorized As Sports | With 0 Comments

Serena Williams fell victim to one of the biggest shocks in tennis history at the US Open, said two-time champion Tracy Austin. Williams, 33, was two wins from completing the calendar Grand Slam but lost 2-6 6-4 6-4 to unseeded Italian Roberta Vinci in the semi-finals. “This is monumental. It’s a shocker,” Austin told BBC […]

By admin On 11 Sep, 2015 At 01:11 AM | Categorized As Sports | With 0 Comments

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says he is not a dictator after reports that many of his players were unhappy. Some newspaper stories cited problems with training  and others blamed his public criticism of players. Wayne Rooney and Michael Carrick told him the dressing room mood was flat. “That was alarming because they are […]

By admin On 11 Sep, 2015 At 01:54 AM | Categorized As Sports | With 0 Comments

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has signed a new-four year contract with the club. The 24-year-old Spain international almost joined Real Madrid on transfer deadline day, but the necessary paperwork was not submitted in time. De Gea’s previous contract was set to expire next summer, while his new deal includes an option for a […]

By admin On 11 Sep, 2015 At 01:20 AM | Categorized As Sports | With 0 Comments

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will be out for three months with a knee injury. The 23-year-old Belgium international damaged his medial ligaments during training on Wednesday. Manager Jose Mourinho confirmed the extent of the injury at his media briefing before Saturday’s trip to Everton. “It is a big blow, it is not easy to have […]