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FIFA Appoint Gassama For Nigeria vs Algeria Qualifier
The 37-year-old Gambian will be flanked by two officials from Burundi and Kenye for the World Cup qualifying game on November 12 at the Godswill Akpabio stadium, Uyo.
UCL: Ozil Strikes Hat-trick As Arsenal Demolish Ludogorets
Mesut Ozil scored his first professional hat-trick as Arsenal produced a stellar performance to emphatically take out Ludogorets at the Emirates.
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Cooreman, Dokubo Fired By Akwa United
Both coaches, according to the club, were disengaged due to poor disciplinary record throughout last season.
Kano: My Next Plan After Re-election - Ganduje
NPFL Fall-Out: Gov. Ganduje Sacks Kano Pillars Board
The Governor blamed the club's board for their poor run last season. The four-time Nigerian champions finished 7th in the league and missed out of a place on the continent.
Ahmed Musa
Ahmed Musa Vows To Fight For Leicester Future
Nigerian forward, Ahmed Musa has vowed to fight for his place in the Leicester set-up after struggling to adjust to life with The Foxes. This is coming amid speculations of a likely return to Russia.
Guardiola Reacts On Champions League Ban, Says he Trust His People
UEFA Champions League: Guardiola Seeks Win At Barca
Manchester City confront Barcelona tonight with Pep Guardiola hoping to get the better of his childhood club at the magnificent Camp Nou.
Izu Joseph
Izu Joseph Shot Near Cultists’ Haven
The Nigerian Army has disclosed that late Shooting Stars defender, Izu Joseph was shot near a Cultists' hideout after JTF operatives moved in on the area.
IAAF Announce 2016 Award Nominees
Jamaican sprint king, Usain Bolt, South African Wayde Van Nierkerk, David Rudisha of Kenya led the list of nominations as IAAF announces beginning of voting process for the 2016 IAAF World Athlete of the year.
Modric Reveals Why He Was Landed Red Card In Real Madrid’s 3-0 Victory Over Celta Vigo
Modric Extends Deal With European Champions
The 31-yeal-old Croatian has penned a new deal that will see him in the colours of Real Madrid till June 30, 2020.
Emenalo
Emenalo To Be Replaced By Italian, Sabatini
According to speculations, Chelsea's Director of Football, Michael Emenalo, is set to be replaced by former Roma director, Walter Sabatini. Current coach, Antonio Conte, seems to be rooting for his fellow Italian.
Shooting Stars Defender
Shooting Stars’ Joseph Shot Dead
Shooting Stars powerful defender, Izu Joseph has been shot dead by members of the Military JTF in Niger Delta. He was said to have been caught in a restricted area and his identity determined only after his death.
Serena To Miss Another Singapore Finals Due To Injury
With six days left to the start of the WTA Finals, the 22-time Grand Slam champion has withdrawn from the event for the second successive time, having missed last year's edition in similar circumstance.
Tyson Gay Loses Daughter In Street Shooting
The US sprinter's daughter was shot in the neck at a restaurant in Lexington, Kentucky, on Sunday about 4 am local time. She died in hospital within an hour of being transported. Witnesses said Gay was hit during an exchange of gunfire between two cars, according to police.
Serena Williams
Serena Williams Defends Sexuality, Poses For Cover Shoot
Serena Williams, 35, is one female successful tennis genius and greatest champion with a striking African body, posing on the cover of Fader Magazine, she defends her sexuality.
Tennis: Wozniacki Wins Hong Kong Open, Beats Unyielding Mladenovic
The former world number one had to dig deep in almost three hours to beat unseeded Kristina Mladenovic 6-1, 4-7, 6-2 to win the Hong Kong Open on Sunday.
Olamide Shodipo
Olamide Shodipo Continues To Shine For QPR
Nigerian-born Irish winger, Olamide Shodipo continues his impressive performance for Queens Park Rangers.
iheanacho
CAF Lists Iheanacho, Mikel And Musa For 2016 Player Of The Year
The Manchester City starlet earns his first nomination on the 30-man shortlist for Africa's most prestigious individual award.
Nasarawa Beat Enyimba To Reach First Federation Cup Final
Nasarawa ended Enyimba's hopes of picking a continental ticket after a 1-0 win in the semi-finals of the Federation Cup. Seun Sogbesan's 13th minute goal separated both sides in a keenly contested game. The Solid Miners and FC Ifeanyiubah will go head-to-head for Nigeria's oldest trophy on October 30 at the Teslim Balogun stadium in Lagos.
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Moses Scores As Chelsea Breeze Through Champions Leicester
Two first-half goals from Diego Costa and Eden Hazard propelled the west Londoners to a classy win.
Shanghai Masters: Bautista Agut Knocks Out Djokovic
Defending champion Novak Djikovic is out of the Shanghai Rolex Masters following a 6-4, 6-4 defeat to 19th-ranked Roberto Bautista Agut in the semi-final.
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