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FIFA World Cup‘ll be a legacy long beyond 2022 — Infantino

It’s exactly two years until the next and ground-breaking edition of the FIFA World CupTM. The compact nature, modern landscape and fascinating culture offered by the first edition of the event to be held in the Middle East and Arab world will guarantee a unique experience in 2022. Among the many distinctive features, travelling fansRead More
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Will the world end if Rohr is sacked?

By Dr Segun Odegbami In the aftermath of the two matches between the Leone Stars and the Super Eagles, I have refused to make any comments. I have been besieged with questions about why I have remained silent. I am surprised that people are surprised that I have been unusually quiet. What more is thereRead More
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Delta FA boss hail Felix Anirah tourney

The Delta State Football Association boss, Kenneth Nwabucha has hailed the Felix Anirah football tournament as one of the best things to happen to the sport since the outbreak of COVID-19. Nwabucha who was speaking at the opening ceremony of the annual Felix Anirah football tourney at the Sapele Stadium, in Sapele at the weekendRead More
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Super Eagles: Good players, but very bad team — Owolabi

By Jacob Ajom The Super Eagles, as the senior national football team are called, have come under intense scrutiny following their failure to record a win in the entire calendar year 2020. The Eagles, under German coach Gernot Rohr have witnessed stagnation, better put, retrogression, particularly, after failing to stamp their authority in a 2022Read More
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Neymar returns for PSG ahead of Champions League resumption

Neymar is set to return from injury for Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1 on Friday with a view to facing RB Leipzig in a crucial Champions League match next week, the club said. The Brazilian, who has been sidelined since injuring a thigh muscle against Turkish club Basaksehir in the Champions League on October 28,Read More
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Basketball: 8 Nigerians in 2020 NBA draft

The National Basketball Association (NBA), American men’s professional basketball league, held its yearly draft, were talented basketballers who are eligible and wish to join the league are drafted by clubs Among the drafted stars, are 8 players of Nigerian heritage. Power Forward Precious Achiuwa, drafted from Memphis Tigers by the Miami Heat, was born inRead More
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Sack Rohr now, Aiyegbeni urges NFF 

Former Super Eagles striker, Yakubu Aiyegbeni has lamented the poor form of the national team under the tutelage of Gernot Rohr and therefore wants the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF to sack him immediately.
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Man City boss Guardiola signs new contract

Pep Guardiola has ended speculation over his Manchester City future after signing a new two-year contract extension on Thursday. Guardiola was due to be out of contract at the end of this season and it had been suggested the Spaniard might be ready to leave City. But the 49-year-old has now agreed to stay atRead More
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I’m tired of being blamed for everything at FC Barcelona, Messi says

Team captain Lionel Messi says he is tired of being blamed for problems at FC Barcelona. The Argentine’s comments came after he was accused by Antoine Griezmann’s former agent of making life difficult for the French striker at the La Liga club. Eric Olhats had accused Messi of having too much control at the club,Read More
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Qatar hotels fighting to survive until 2022 World Cup

Qatar has marketed its opulent skyscraper hotels as jewels in its World Cup 2022 crown but coronavirus curbs and a glut in new properties are jeopardising the industry. As well as keeping out overseas visitors, travel restrictions have complicated staffing preparations just as Qatar’s hospitality sector was scaling-up for football’s marquee event. One former Qatar-basedRead More
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EPL: Man United confirm cyber attack

English Premier League giants, Manchester United have been hit by a cyber attack on their systems ahead of West Brom clash. The Red Devils also said that they are not currently aware of any breach of personal data associated with their fans and customers. Man United made the disclosure in a statement via its website …
EPL: Man United confirm cyber attack

Tottenham vs Man City: Mourinho’s squad for EPL clash revealed

Tottenham Hotspur’s squad to face Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City in the Premier League on Saturday evening has been revealed. According to Football London, Tottenham manager, Jose Mourinho, has released a full squad of 27 players to tackle Man City. Mourinho had already confirmed during his pre-match press conference on Friday that the likes of Harry …
Tottenham vs Man City: Mourinho’s squad for EPL clash revealed

David Luiz vs Ceballos: Rob Holding speaks on fight between Arsenal players

Arsenal centre back, Rob Holding, has played down the alleged training ground fight between teammates, David Luiz and Dani Ceballos. Luiz and Ceballos did not travel for international duty and continued training at London Colney over the last fortnight. During a session, it is claimed that Luiz was unhappy with a challenge made by Ceballos …
David Luiz vs Ceballos: Rob Holding speaks on fight between Arsenal players

EPL: Orji Kalu to buy Arsenal

A former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Kalu has declared his interest to buy a 35 percent stake in Arsenal, according to the Mirror. The Abia-born lawmaker is aiming to help the Gunners end their 16-year wait for the Premier League by investing heavily in the north London club. Mirror quoted Kalu as saying, …
EPL: Orji Kalu to buy Arsenal

NFF appoints Daura as Head of Women’s Football in Nigeria

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed the appointment of Amina Daura as its new Head of Women’s Football, replacing Ruth David. This was contained in a statement signed by Ademola Olajire, the Head of NFF’s Communications Department on Friday. Daura’s appointment followed the recommendation of Phillips Consulting, a recruitment firm, employed by the NFF …
NFF appoints Daura as Head of Women’s Football in Nigeria

EPL: Chelsea’s squad to face Newcastle United revealed Full list

Chelsea’s squad to face Newcastle United in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon has been revealed. According to Football London, Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has released a full squad of 23 players to tackle Newcastle at St. James’ Park. DAILY POST recalls that Lampard had already confirmed that the likes of Christian Pulisic, Kai Havertz …
EPL: Chelsea’s squad to face Newcastle United revealed Full list

Liverpool vs. Leicester City: Predicted line-up as Jurgen Klopp’s side faces Foxes

Liverpool would be without Mohamed Salah for the trip to Leicester City after the Egypt star tested positive for COVID-19 while on International duty. The star forward celebrated his brother’s wedding during the break, prompting deliberations that he was not observing social distancing when he contracted the virus. It’s one of the major issue in …
Liverpool vs. Leicester City: Predicted line-up as Jurgen Klopp’s side faces Foxes

EPL: Mark Lawrenson predicts Tottenham vs Man City, Newcastle vs Chelsea

Mark Lawrenson, a former Liverpool player, has predicted Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City to beat Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Saturday evening. Lawrenson also backed Chelsea to defeat Newcastle United on Saturday afternoon at St. James’ Park. Providing his predictions, Lawrenson told BBC Sport: “We know the kind of form Harry Kane …
EPL: Mark Lawrenson predicts Tottenham vs Man City, Newcastle vs Chelsea

Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal possible line-up vs. Leeds United as Thomas Partey, Mohamed Elneny miss out

Arsenal’s injury worries are mounting as Mikel Arteta faces a selection headache for his starting eleven against Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United. The list continues to grow for the North London side prior to their trip to face Leeds. The Gunners travel to Elland Road on Sunday for an important Premier League clash. As a result, …
Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal possible line-up vs. Leeds United as Thomas Partey, Mohamed Elneny miss out

Newcastle vs Chelsea: Timo Werner set to equal Drogba’s record

Chelsea striker, Timo Werner, is set to equal the club’s legend, Didier Drogba’s record against Newcastle United in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon. Werner will become the first Blues player in eleven years to score in five consecutive games for Chelsea since Drogba in November 2009 should he find the back of the net …
Newcastle vs Chelsea: Timo Werner set to equal Drogba’s record

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