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Ronaldo Lists Secrets To His Stunning Football Career

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that having the right nutrition, hard work and rest have been reasons for his stunning football career. 

Sand Eagles Qualify For Beach World Cup

Nigeria have qualified for the 2019 Fifa Beach World Cup in Paraguay by defeating hosts Egypt 7-6 in the semi-finals of the Africa Beach Soccer Cup of Nations.
uefa champions league

Uefa Champions League: All Wednesday December 12th 2018 Fixtures

The group phase of the 2018/19 Uefa Champions League ends today, Wednesday, December 12, with only one round-of-16 spot undecided.

Ozil May Return For Arsenal Against Qarabag

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has returned to full training and is in line to make a return for the Gunners in Thursday's Europa League clash with Qarabag at Emirates Stadium.
Sterling

Sterling Wins PL Player Of The Month Award For November

Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling has been named as the Premier League’s player of the month for November.
Nsofor

Obinna Nsofor Becomes Italian Citizen

Former Super Eagles winger Obinna Nsofor has been granted Italian passport, as he joins the list of elite footballers with a dual citizenship.

Yaya Toure Leaves Olympiacos After Just Five Appearances

Manchester City legend Yaya Toure has parted ways with Olympiacos, having played in five games for the Super League giants.

VAR Would Have Sent Van Dijk Off For Tackle On Mertens – Ancelotti

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk would have been sent off by VAR for his challenge on Dries Mertens in Tuesday night's crucial Champions League encounter, according to Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti.

Alisson Made Save Of The Season – Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he "would have paid double" for Alisson after he made a crucial save to secure his side's place in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Barcelona

Barca Equal Bayern’s Champions League Record

Barcelona matched Bayern Munich’s record run of unbeaten home matches in Champions League competition, with a draw against Tottenham taking them to 29.

Champions League: Super Eagles Forward Drops To Europa League

Nigeria international Henry Onyekuru secured Europa League qualification with Galatasaray on Tuesday despite the Turkish club's 3-2 home defeat to Group D leaders FC Porto in the Champions League. 

Champions League: Salah Fires Liverpool Into Round Of 16

Mohamed Salah’s 34th-minute strike was all Liverpool needed to defeat Napoli in a crucial Champions League Group C duel to advance in the competition.

Inter Milan Knocked Out Of Champions League

Inter Milan crashed out of the Champions League after playing a 1-1 draw at home with PSV Eindhoven to finish behind Tottenham and Barcelona.

Uefa Champions League Tables: PSG, Liverpool, Tottenham Reach Last 16

Liverpool, Paris Saint-Germain and Tottenham on Tuesday booked their places in the last 16 of the Uefa Champions League after intriguing matches.

Ex-Falcons Star Tells NFF What To Do For Team Ahead 2019 W/Cup

A former Nigeria international Mercy Akide-Udoh has called for early and adequate preparation for the Super Falcons ahead of the 2019 Women's World Cup. 
Nigerian Star Iwobi Reveals How He Was Told To Leave Arsenal

Nigerian Star Iwobi Reveals How He Was Told To Leave Arsenal

Arsenal star Alex Iwobi has said he wanted to join Celtic of Scotland as a teenager in 2012 but snubbed the team and stayed with the Gunners. 

Falcons Get Outstanding Bonuses From NFF For Awcon Triumph

The Super Falcons, their coaches and staff have gotten their bonuses from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for winning the 2018 African Women's Cup of Nations (Awcon) in Ghana.
uefa champions league

Uefa Champions League: All Tuesday December 11th 2018 Fixtures

Action returns tonight in the Champions League - Europe’s biggest club competition – as four teams are one match-day away from claiming the remaining round-of-16 places.
Raheem Sterling

Chelsea Fan Denies Racially Abusing Sterling

The Chelsea supporter accused of racially abusing Raheem Sterling at Stamford Bridge on Saturday has denied using racist language.
Barcelona

Barcelona Opt Out Of Next Month’s La Liga Match In Miami

Barcelona have withdrawn their support for La Liga's planned match between the Blaugrana and Girona in the US next month following a board meeting on Monday.
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