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target=_blank rel=noopener>Breaking: Super Falcons hammer E/Guinea 9-0 to win Turkish Women’s Cup

By Emmanuel Okogba Nigeria’s Super Falcons strolled past an Equatorial Guinea side in what was a one-sided match from start to finish, making it three wins in three matches and emerging winner of the Turkish Women’s Cup invitational tournament. Oshoala led the charge with four goals, while Glory Ogbonna, Uchenna Kanu, Charity Adule, Payne Oyedupe,Read More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Osimhen returns after nasty head knock at Atalanta

Victor Osimhen is returned to Naples on Monday evening despite the Napoli forward having to be hospitalized after banging his head on the ground during his side’s Serie A defeat at Atalanta. Nigeria striker Osimhen was stretchered off the pitch unconscious towards the end of Sunday’s 4-2 loss in Bergamo after hitting his head followingRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Gundogan central to Man City’s latest Champions League pursuit

Ilkay Gundogan’s free-scoring form has played a major role in Manchester City surging 10 points clear at the top of the Premier League as they close in on a third title in four seasons. However, City’s latest quest for the trophy they most desire restarts this week with the first leg of their Champions LeagueRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Premier League: West Ham up to fourth as troubled Tottenham crash again

West Ham moved into fourth in the Premier League with a 2-1 win against troubled Tottenham on Sunday that left their London rivals’ top four bid in tatters. Jose Mourinho’s side slumped to a fifth defeat in their last six league games as they paid the price for a sloppy defensive display at the LondonRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Djokovic defeats Medvedev to win Australian Open

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic has won a record-extending ninth Australian Open and 18th grand slam with a 7-5 6-2 6-2 victory over Russia’s Daniil Medvedev. His latest triumph in Melbourne has brought the 33-year-old world number one Djokovic to within two of the record mark of 20 major wins shared by Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.Read More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Bayern Munich stunned by Eintracht Frankfurt in spite of Lewandowski’s season 26th

Eintracht Frankfurt midfielder Amin Younes scored a superb goal and helped to create another as his team beat Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich 2-1 on Saturday. The win helped them to stay on course for a UEFA Champions League spot. Bayern Munich remain on 49 points, with second-placed RB Leipzig, who have 44 points, in actionRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Everton end long wait for derby win over Liverpool

Everton enjoyed their first Premier League win at Liverpool since 1999 with a 2-0 victory at Anfield, condemning Juergen Klopp’s fading champions to a fourth straight home defeat. The win moved seventh-placed Everton, who had not won in 20 attempts in the league against their Merseyside rivals, level with Liverpool on 40 points. Brazilian RicharlisonRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>The Dream Academy – the future of grassroots sports development

It is most unlikely that many would be familiar with the name of a town called Ileogbo. I never heard about it until a few months ago, when I was appointed as a consultant to work on a project sited in Ileogbo in Osun State.
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Sam Onyeaka: Why Insurance hit Rangers 3-0 in 1978

Sam Onyeaka was one of the stormtroopers who made Enugu Rangers African Winners Cup champions in 1977. A veteran of many battles, he survived the Civil War,
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target=_blank rel=noopener>NSSF plans maiden board games championships

The Nigeria School Sports Federation (NSSF) will soon organise its first Board Championships nationwide, the federation’s President, Olabisi Joseph, said on Thursday in Lagos.
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Champions League is not my priority – Chelsea manager, Tuchel

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has said the Champions League is not a priority for him. Tuchel stated this on the eve of their last-16 first leg against Atlético Madrid on Tuesday. According to the German who reached the final last season with Paris Saint-Germain, the competition will not take precedence over others. “My priority is
Champions League is not my priority – Chelsea manager, Tuchel

target=_blank rel=noopener>Hazard lacks the ambition to be world best – Felipe Luis

Former Chelsea full back, Felipe Luis, has provided one major reason his former teammate, Eden Hazard cannot reach Lionel Messi’s level or become world best despite having the natural ability of the Argentine. He said the Belgian lacks the “ambition” to be the best in the world, adding that the Real Madrid star would “be
Hazard lacks the ambition to be world best – Felipe Luis

target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: Why Chelsea will not finish in top four under Tuchel – Wenger

Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has said Chelsea will fall “a fraction short of top four” this season, despite Thomas Tuchel going unbeaten in his first six matches in charge. The Blues have won four and drawn two since Tuchel arrived Stamford Bridge to replace Frank Lampard. They currently sit fifth in the table, two
EPL: Why Chelsea will not finish in top four under Tuchel – Wenger

target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: Tottenham decides on Mourinho’s replacement

Tottenham Hotspur have settled on Julian Nagelsmann as the man who will replace Jose Mourinho as their manager if the Portuguese is sacked, the UK Telegraph reports. Mourinho is running out of time to save his job in North London. Spurs have gone from the top of the league to ninth place in a matter
EPL: Tottenham decides on Mourinho’s replacement

target=_blank rel=noopener>Barcelona signed flops to replace me – Luis Suarez

Atletico Madrid striker, Luis Suarez, has claimed Barcelona told him he was too old to perform at the top level, but signed mediocre players after he left. Suarez left Barca in a transfer Lionel Messi described as “crazy”. The Uruguay international has now gone on to prove the Catalan club were hasty in their actions
Barcelona signed flops to replace me – Luis Suarez

target=_blank rel=noopener>Champions League: Simeone names Atletico Madrid player Chelsea should fear

Atletico Madrid manager, Diego Simeone, has said Luis Suarez will instill fear into Chelsea in their Champions League last-16 first leg on Tuesday. Suarez has scored 16 times since moving to Atletico from Barcelona. Simeone’s men now sit top of LaLiga, but the 33-year-old is yet to find the net in four Champions League matches
Champions League: Simeone names Atletico Madrid player Chelsea should fear

target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: Gary Neville calls Liverpool players ‘zombies’

Former Manchester United player, Gary Neville, has branded Liverpool players as ‘zombies’. Neville said this after Liverpool suffered their seventh defeat of the Premier League season over the weekend. Liverpool lost 2-0 to Everton at Anfield over the weekend following goals from Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson. “It is starting to get a little bit worrying
EPL: Gary Neville calls Liverpool players ‘zombies’

target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: What Chelsea have done to me – Timo Werner

Chelsea forward, Timo Werner, has admitted that he has been humbled by the difficulties he has had to face at the club since joining last summer. The German admitted that his struggles at Stamford Bridge have brought him down to earth. Werner said he can no longer be considered a “super striker”. The forward joined
EPL: What Chelsea have done to me – Timo Werner

target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: My method of coaching is second to none, I won’t change – Mourinho insists

Jose Mourinho has vowed not to change his style of coaching despite poor results with his most recent clubs. The Portuguese waved aside suggestions that he needs to change his coaching philosophy after his current club, Tottenham’s latest loss at the weekend. The former Chelsea, Real Madrid and Manchester United manager insisted that his methods
EPL: My method of coaching is second to none, I won’t change – Mourinho insists

target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: Mason Mount is Chelsea’s next captain – Joe Cole

Former Chelsea forward, Joe Cole, has identified midfielder, Mason Mount, as next captain of the club. Mount has been very outstanding for Chelsea since gaining promotion from the youth team. He helped Chelsea record the 1-1 draw with Southampton on Saturday after winning and scoring a penalty at St Mary’s. And Cole, a former England
EPL: Mason Mount is Chelsea’s next captain – Joe Cole

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