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2 Mar 2016
UEFA president Michel Platini on Wednesday made a formal appeal against his six year ban from football at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the tribunal said.
2 Mar 2016
The striker, who is on loan at West Ham United from Fenerbache, has also predicted that the team will beat the Pharaohs of Egypt in their Afcon qualifier in Kaduna later this month.
1 Mar 2016
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has disclosed that it has started a process that will see the Super Eagles beating Egypt home and away in their Gabon 2017 African Nations Cup qualifiers, which hold later this month.
1 Mar 2016
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insists he has put Cristiano Ronaldo's outburst at his own teammates behind him as he attempts to turnaround a terrible season for the Spanish giants. Madrid sit third in La Liga, 12 points adrift of runaway leaders Barcelona, after losing 1-0 to Atletico Madrid on Saturday.
23 Feb 2016
Louis van Gaal insists Manchester United still have "a lot of chances" for success this season as they prepare to face FC Midtjylland in a make-or-break Europa League tie. United extended their FA Cup run with a comfortable 3-0 win over Shrewsbury on Monday to secure a tie against West Ham United in the quarter-finals.…
23 Feb 2016
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said it will pay its legion of coaches as ‘soon as cash is available.’
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23 Feb 2016
The back-to-back victory by the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria in the FIFA U-17 World Cup is an indication that the country has a large pool of talents within that age grade. Here are top 10 most promising Nigerian young footballers now giving a good account of themselves in various leagues across Europe. Kelechi Iheanacho: Playing…
23 Feb 2016
FC Barcelona has concluded plans to establish its football academy in Lagos, making it first Barcelona Academy in Africa. Director of Social Area, Pau Vilanova, said yesterday during a courtesy visit to the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode at the State House, Alausa. Leader of the delegation, Vilanova explained that the club had special…
23 Feb 2016
JUVENTUS midfielder Paul Pogba is looking forward to going head-to-head with former team-mate and Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal when the two face off in the Champions League round of 16. The Italian champions welcome their German counterparts for the first leg of what is promising to be a scintillating tie between the two European…
23 Feb 2016
FORMER Barcelona full-back Juliano Belletti insists Luis Enrique’s men are “not invincible” and can be knocked out of the Champions League by Arsenal. The Liga leaders arrive in London for today’s last-16 first leg on the back of a 32-game unbeaten run and with fearsome forward trio Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar in wonderful form. They are…
23 Feb 2016
ARSENAL will be “practically dead” if Barcelona curb the influence of Mesut Ozil in today’s Champions League clash, according to Thierry Henry. The Germany international has enjoyed an outstanding season for Arsene Wenger’s side and his absence was keenly felt on Saturday, when the Gunners laboured to a 0-0 FA Cup draw against Hull City with…
23 Feb 2016
IT was celebration galore inside the Shooting Stars FC’s office in Ibadan on Sunday when one of the leading betting companies in the country, NairaBet, presented a brand new 32-seater coaster bus to the Oluyole Warriors. Presenting the bus was the chairman of the company, Otunba Akin Alabi, who said his love for the club…

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