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AITEO FA CUP DRAW

FA CUP DRAW – ROUND OF 64 MATCHES THROWS UP MOUTH WATERING CLASHES

The Nigeria Football Federation on the 20th of May conducted the draw for the men’s Round of 64 and women’s Round of 25 of this year’s AITEO Cup competition. NFF Director of Competitions, Mr. Bola Oyeyode explained that this being...

MARADONA TO UNDERGO SCHEDULED SHOULDER SURGERY

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona will travel to Buenos Aires for surgery on his left shoulder, his agent and friend Matias Morla said. The 58-year-old was due to fly from Mexico, where he is currently coaching the nation's second division...

BENFICA WIN 5TH PORTUGUESE LEAGUE TITLE IN 6 SEASONS

Benfica has won its fifth Portuguese league title in six seasons after routing Santa Clara 4-1 on Saturday. Benfica lifted its 37th league trophy by finishing two points ahead of defending champion Porto, which defeated Sporting Lisbon 2-1. Benfica trailed Porto...

KOMPANY LEAVES MAN CITY TO JOIN HIS BELOVED ANDERLECHT

Belgian defender Vincent Kompany said on Sunday he would be leaving Manchester City and joining Anderlecht as player-manager after helping the Premier League club to become the first team to win the English domestic treble. Club captain Kompany, 33, leaves...

DE LIGT BECOMES EREDIVISIE’S YOUNGEST WINNER OF THE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Matthijs de Ligt has been named Player of the Year in the Eredivisie for the 2018/19 campaign after leading Ajax to their first Dutch league title in five years. The 19-year-old centre-back has become the youngest player to have ever been awarded the Dutch Golden...

SUPER FALCONS TRIUMPH IN WAFU 2019 TOURNEY IN IVORY COAST

Nigeria's Super Falcons have won the 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup tournament in Abidjan.The Super Falcons defeated the tournament's host nation Cote d’Ivoire 5-4 after penalty shootout in an interesting final match that ended 1-1 at the Stade Robert Champroux. The Ivorians took the...

BAYERN GIVES RIBERY AND ROBBEN “ROBBERY” A WONDERFUL SENTFORTH

Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben scored in their last Bundesliga appearances for Bayern Munich to clinch a record-extending seventh straight league title after routing Eintracht Frankfurt 5-1 on Saturday. Ribery was honored for 10 years of service before the game,...

WOMEN’S UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL… LYON DESTROYS BARCELONA 4-1

Lyon beat Barcelona 4-1 in the final to win its fourth consecutive Women's Champions League on Saturday. Ada Hegerberg scored three times in the first half to star for the French squad, which also won its sixth Champions League crown...

FA CUP – MANCHESTER CITY MAUL WATFORD 6-0 , WIN FIRST EVER DOMESTIC TREBLE

Manchester City completed the first ever domestic treble in English football in emphatic fashion by dispatching Watford 6-0 at Wembley to claim the FA Cup on Saturday. Raheem Sterling scored a hat-trick, while David Silva, Kevin de Bruyne and Gabriel...

COPA AMERICA – FANS WITH VIOLENT HISTORY BARRED FROM ENTERING BRAZIL

Football fans with a history of violence have been barred from entering Brazil as the government moves to ensure public safety during the Copa America. Brazilian authorities sought cooperation from security forces in other countries to compile a blacklist of...

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