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Five players to look out for in Rio Olympics

Saturday, July 30, 2016
The Dream Team VI are set to light up the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil as they begin their quest for gold at the multi-nation tournament. The national U-23 team are pegged alongside Japan, Sweden and Colombia in Group B which many feel Nigeria should qualify from because they have bragging rights in football terms. There is no doubt that Mikel ... Read more

Conte influence has Juventus target Nemanja Matic rethinking Chelsea exit

Saturday, July 30, 2016
Nemanja Matic is likely to snub the opportunity to replace Paul Pogba at Juventus, with the Chelsea midfielder keen to build upon the special working relationship he has developed with Antonio Conte. Despite a mixed season in which he struggled to replicate his imperious form of the 2014/15, the Serbian international has been shortlisted ... Read more

Manchester United closing in on signing Brazilian right-back Fabinho

Saturday, July 30, 2016
MANCHESTER UNITED are closing in on the signing of right-back, Fabinho, according to reports in Brazil. Jose Mourinho is a fan of the 22-year-old Monaco ace he worked with at Real Madrid . Fabinho has the same agent as new Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho 5 Jose Mourinho is looking to be re-united with Fabinho at Manchester United And reliabl ... Read more

Man Utd: Bastian Schweinsteiger's future in doubt after Jose Mourinho arrival

Saturday, July 30, 2016
German World Cup winner Bastian Schweinsteiger 8217;s future at Manchester United is in doubt following Jose Mourinho 8217;s appointment as manager. Mourinho has already made three big summer signings and is closing in on Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba. Schweinsteiger, 31, looks like being one of nine players who may leave. The midfielde ... Read more

Fatma Samoura: Fifa secretary-general says UN work prepared her for role

Friday, July 29, 2016
Fifa secretary-general Fatma Samoura says the years she spent working in war zones for the United Nations have prepared her for her new job. The Senegalese, 54, started her role at football 8217;s governing body last month. She told BBC World Service: 8220;I 8217;ve covered almost all the emergency situations in the world, including Afgha ... Read more

Nigeria’s Scrabble Master Doesn’t Mince Words

Thursday, July 28, 2016
In Nigeria, Scrabble is a sport, not a game. And Wellington Jighere is just about the best there is. The 2015 World Scrabble Champion is the first African to hold the title. Jighere is hoping to spread his love for the game and put Nigeria on the map for its Scrabble prowess. Video link: https://youtu.be/mIHKQIUWTvk[/TUBE ... Read more

Chelsea table £38m bid Kalidou Koulibal, keen on Befica's Victor Lindelof too: Reports

Thursday, July 28, 2016
Chelsea have reportedly submitted a 38 million bid for Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly , as the Blues are keen to fend off competition for the Senegal international. Meanwhile, they reportedly face an Italian rival for another defensive target, Benfica 8216;s Victor Lindelof . Sky Italy (h/t SkySports .com ) confirmed Chelsea 8217;s mon ... Read more

John Mikel Obi named in Nigeria's Olympic squad

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi has been named in Nigeria 8217;s final 18-man squad for the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The 29-year-old Nigeria captain is one of the squad 8217;s permitted quota of three players over the age limit of 23. Watford 8217;s Odion Ighalo, Kelechi Iheanacho of Manchester City and Arsenal 8217;s Alex Iwobi miss out h ... Read more

Victor Moses relishing new role under Antonio Conte

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
It's probably fair to say that Victor Moses has had one of the stranger Chelsea careers of recent times. Signed in 2012 the same summer as Eden Hazard and Oscar he made over 40 appearances in his very first season, finding plenty of playing time even with the likes of the aforementioned two as well as Juan Mata gobbling up the minutes. Scori ... Read more

Kalidou Koulibaly agent confirms Chelsea interest and the defender readiness to move

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
CHELSEA still have time to 8220;close a deal 8221; for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, his agent has confirmed. The Blues are understood to be keen on landing centre-back Koulibaly, as are Everton . Napoli want around 46million for their star man, who played 42 games for the club last season. The 25-year-old has reportedly handed in ... Read more

I will snub Chelsea interest to stay at Boca: Carlos Tevez

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Carlos Tevez claims he will snub interest from Chelsea this summer to see out his career with Boca Juniors. The Argentina forward says Chelsea and Italian side Napoli want to bring him back to Europe, where he spent nine years with West Ham, both Manchester clubs and Antonio Conte 8217;s Juventus. Tevez returned to Buenos Aires and first clu ... Read more

GTBank Commonwealth Team Wins Royal Salute Coronation Cup

Monday, July 25, 2016
On Saturday July 23, 2016, the GTBank Common Wealth Team, made up of players from Pakistan, New Zealand, South Africa and Canada, emerged victorious against the England team to win one of Polo 39;s most iconic trophies. The Commonwealth Team, sponsored by leading African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, defeated the Engla ... Read more

Flying Eagles crash out of U20 Afcon, beaten 3-4 at home by 10-man Sudan

Monday, July 25, 2016
Nigeria U20 failed to qualify for Zambia 2017 U20 Africa Cup of Nations following a 4-3 defeat at home to 10-man Sudan. Coach Emmanuel Amuneke's side needed a draw to stand a chance of defending their title in Zambia, but were unable to do their part and the north Africans won at the Teslim Balogun Stadium. After a positive start from the hos ... Read more

Anthony Martial visibly annoyed his No.9 shirt alloted to Ibrahimovic

Monday, July 25, 2016
ports in France this morning claim that Manchester United star Anthony Martial was not informed that his number 9 jersey was being handed to new signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and it's suggested that the 20-year-old forward is less than happy about the situation. French media outlet RMC is reporting that Martial was not consulted before it was anno ... Read more

FIFA President arrives Nigeria as ex-international protests against Pinnick

Monday, July 25, 2016
The President of world football-governing body, Gianni Infantino, and the Secretary General, Fatma Samoura, arrived in Nigeria's capital city, Abuja, on Sunday even as Nigeria's ex-international, Emeka Ezeogu,has begun a protest against the continued leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation by Amaju Pinnick. The protest is taking place at t ... Read more
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