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ABS Win NPFL Under-15 Tourney
ABS have won the maiden edition of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Under-15 Promises tournament after beating Katsina United 3-1.
Guardiola Emerges Best Coach In The World
Despite failing to win silverware in his first year in England, French newspaper L’Equipe has named Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola as the best coach in the world.
Former Super Eagles skipper in action for his French side Lille/Photo: AFP
Super Eagles: Rohr Gets Enyeama Boost
The Super Eagles injury problems might be eased with the probable return, ahead of schedule, of goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama.
Joshua At His Heaviest For Klitschko Clash
Anthony Joshua weighed in at a career-heaviest for his eagerly anticipated showdown against Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday.
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Nastase Sorry For Serena ‘Chocolate With Milk’ Remarks
Romanian tennis great Ilie Nastase apologised Friday for derogatory comments about Serena Williams and for a foul-mouthed Fed Cup tirade.
Kano Pillars Appoint ‘Yaro Yaro’ As Acting Chief Coach
Former Nigeria International Ahmed ‘Yaro Yaro’ Garba has been appointed as acting Chief Coach of Kano Pillars.
Conte: Spurs And Chelsea Should Play Remaining Games At The Same Time
Antonio Conte has called for a re-arrangement of the final set of games so Chelsea and Tottenham would play at the same time.
Mourinho, Players To Honour Dead Calabar Fans
Manchester United have announced the club's players will wear black armbands in Sunday's home league game against Swansea City in honour of football fans who recently lost their lives in Calabar, Nigeria.
Tottenham To Play Home Games At Wembley Next Season
Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed they will play their home games at the prestigious Wembley stadium for the 2017-18 season, while construction work on the club's new ground is on.
Ramos Open To Future Madrid Role
Sergio Ramos says he is open to the idea of becoming Real Madrid president in the future but is focused on seeing out his career at the European champions.
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Wenger Expects Open North London Derby
Arsenal Manager Arsène Wenger says he expects the North London derby between the Gunners and Tottenham Hotspur to be an open one.
Disu Faults NFF Over Nigeria’s Defeat To Italy
Ex-national team player Tajudeen Disu has hinged Nigeria's 6-12 defeat by Italy in their opening Group B match of the Fifa Beach Soccer World Cup on poor preparation.
Sharapova Responds To Critics With Quarter-Final Berth In Stuttgart
Maria Sharapova is not allowing comments by critics get to her as she says she is "way above" responding to them after booking a quarter-final slot in her first WTA event following a 15-month doping ban.
I’m Ready For ‘Experienced’ Klitschko’ Challenge – Anthony Joshua
IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says he’s confident and ready for what is arguably the toughest fight of his career so far against former title holder Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday.
Italy Thump Nigeria In Beach World Cup
Italy turned on the style to defeat Nigeria 12-6 in their opening Group B match at the 2017 Fifa Beach Soccer World Cup in the Bahamas.
Mourinho Threatened By Liverpool, Arsenal
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes Liverpool and Arsenal are United’s major rivals for Champions League spot following his side’s 0-0 draw at local rivals, Manchester City.
Ex-Fifa Official Richard Lai Pleads Guilty To Corruption Charges
A former Fifa official from Guam has pleaded guilty to charges of corruption in a New York court.
Ibadan Plans 21km International Half-Marathon Race
Oyo state says efforts are in top gear to host a 21-kilometre international half-marathon race in Ibadan, the state capital.
Rangers, Coal City Collide In Federation Cup Final
Nigerian champions Rangers will square off against lower league side Coal City Youths in the final of the Enugu State FA Cup.
UNIPORT, ABU Top Judo Medals Table At NUGA Games
University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) and Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) are topping the Judo medals table at the ongoing Nigeria University Games in Benue state.
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