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The Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, President, Amaju Pinnick has disclosed that the Super Falcons technical crew will be going to Europe for refresher courses.
Port Harcourt side, Rivers United football club have won the 2016 edition of the annual Shehu Dikko pre-season tournament in Kaduna after a devastating display of topnotch attacking football.
The ‘Pride of Rivers’ defeated Mutunchi Academy 3-2 and went on to overpowered Nasara FC 5-1 on the final day of the competition to emerge champions with 14 points from six matches.
The Super Falcons are set for a showdown with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) over the payment of $16,500 to each player, after they won this year’s African Women Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
Nigeria defeated the hosts 1-0 on Saturday to retain their title.
Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic would have preferred a victory for his team to scoring a goal in the 1-1 draw against Everton in the Premier League on Sunday.
The Swede cleverly flicked the ball over onrushing Everton goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg to put United ahead at Goodison Park but Marouane Fellaini’s late foul on Idrissa Gueye gave Leighton Baines the chance to equalise from the spot.
Antonio Conte’s side have gone four points clear at the top of the Premier League after an impressive comeback win at the Etihad Stadium despite their defender’s blunder on the …
Man City boss Pep Guardiola says Chelsea winger Pedro is the danger man when his team face in-form Blues at the Etihad stadium
Guardiola is hoping Pedro doesn’t play well against his team, Pedro showers praise on his former coach in his days at Barcelona
Watford manager, Walter Mazzarri, has insisted that Odion Ighalo will not leave the club in the January transfer window.
The Super Eagles striker is struggling for form this season and has only scored once in 10 appearances for the Hornets this season.
Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has conceded that his team “may be” out of the Premier League title race this season.
The Red Devils travel to Everton on Sunday with 20 points, following their worst start to a league campaign
Head coach of Nigeria’s women senior national team, Florence Omagbemi, has vowed to shut out Cameroon and their home support, when they take on the hosts in the final of the 2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations on Saturday.
Gareth Southgate has finally been confirmed as England manager. The Reluctant One, who twice said he didn’t think he was ready for the job, has been given a four-year contract that will see him in charge of England for the 2018 World Cup and then through to Euro 2020 (should he last that long).
Chelsea’s Nigerian import, Victor Moses, was on Wednesday voted by a rather significant margin as November’s PFA Fans’ Player of the Month. The 25-year-old, who was one of six nominees decided by Sky Sports’ expert panel to be up for the vote in November, won over 18,000 of the more than 40,000 votes cast.
Jose Mourinho is set to make a shock move to land former player Mikel Obi from Chelsea, according to The Sun.
Mikel, 29, has not played under new Stamford Bridge manager Antonio Conte and there are no plans to renew his contract which runs out this season.
Salomon Kalou says Victor Moses was always destined for greatness
The Ivorian says Chelsea’s support has been key to Moses’ fine form Former Chelsea star Salomon Kalou has disclosed that he knew Victor Moses was always going to make it at Stamford Bridge. Moses, who has been in blistering form this season, was signed as Kalou’s replacement in 2012.
NEWSFLASH: Heartbreaking Details Of How 25 Brazilian Club Players Died In Colombia Plane Crash, With Only 6 Alive [See Photos]
A plane carrying a Brazilian football club Chapecoense has reportedly crashed in Colombia, BBC reports. According to the reports, the flight was transporting the team to Medellin airport in Colombia from Bolivia, when it disappeared off radar. It was gathered that the plane was carrying 72 passengers from Chapecoense football team with nine other crew onboard.
Diego Costa had plenty to be pleased about after Chelsea’s 2-1 win against Tottenham Hotspur. The Spaniard failed to get on the scoresheet as the Blues took their winning streak in the league to seven matches but he provided an assist for Victor Moses’ winner.
OBO BADDEST: Davido Hangs Out With Chelsea Players After Their Had Fought Victory Over Tottenham, See Photos
Davido also known as OBO is always repping. Love this guy for realla. Just wonder “how did he gain access into their dressing room?” Probably Victor Moses connection. Nothing money cannot do sha. More grease to his elbow OBO.
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The Nigerian conjured up a sterling performance to silence Spurs at Stamford Bridge, and fans waxed lyrical about him on social media
Victor Moses sent Twitter into a frenzy after inspiring Chelsea to victory in Saturday’s English Premier League outing against rivals, Tottenham Hotspur.
Nigeria have made it to the semi-final of the 2016 African Women Cup of Nation after thrashing Kenya on Saturday, November 26, 2016 Super Falcons were impressive in the tie as they completely overpowered their Kenyan opponents 4-0 in the duel