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HAPPY BIRTHDAY – AUSTIN “JAYJAY” OKOCHA

Augustine "jay jay" Okocha is a Nigerian former professional footballer who played as an attacking midfielder.He was born on the 14th August 1973.Okocha is from Anioma, a subgroup of Igbo ethnic group in Nigeria.A quick and skillful playmaker, who is widely regarded...

I WOULD HAVE LEFT IF CONTE WAS STILL IN CHARGE – WILLIAN

Willian, who had gone on record to say that he had difficulty working with previous Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, said that there was no chance he would still be playing for the Blues if the Italian had not left. Speaking...

AFTER 12 YEARS, SPAIN’S DAVID SILVA RETIRES FROM INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL

Spanish midfielder David Silva has joined compatriots Andres Iniesta and Gerard Pique in retiring from international football.Silva was brought into the side by the late Luis Aragones and shone as Spain triumphed in Euro 2008, winning their first major...

U-20 WORLD CUP – SUPER FALCONETS QUALIFY FOR QUARTER FINAL,WITH LAST GASP EQUALIZER

FT NIGERIA 1-1 CHINA The Chinese players laid despondent after conceding a 95th minute equaliser in their last group match against the 2-time finalist Super Falconets of Nigeria. Y. Zhang had put the Chinese ladies in cruise control with a...

SPANISH SUPER CUP – BARCELONA 2-1 SEVILLA

Barcelona beat Sevilla 2-1 in the Spanish Super Cup as Messi overtook Andres Iniesta, who had 32 titles when he left this summer for the Japanese league as the most successful Catalan player in history. Ousmane Dembele scored a late...

PREMIERLEAGUE ROUNDUP WEEK 1

Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur enjoyed away wins on the opening Saturday of the Premier League season while promoted Fulham and Cardiff City were given quick reminders of the tough task they face on their returns to the top flight. Goals...

PREMIER LEAGUE OPENER – MANCHESTER UNITED BEAT LEICESTER CITY 2-1

Manchester United started their 2018/19 season on a winning note on Friday at Old Trafford. Manchester United captain Paul Pogba scored the opening goal as the Red Devils beat Leicester 2-1 in the first game of the Premier League...

URUGUAY – TABAREZ UNSURE OF FUTURE AS COACH OF NATIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM

Fabian Coito is set to be named interim coach of Uruguay's national team amid uncertainty over whether Oscar Tabarez will continue, local newspaper Ovacion said on Friday. Tabarez, 71, is yet to commit to a new term after being offered...

AHMED MUSA SAID HE WAS OVERWHELMED BY THE ROYAL WELCOME AT AL NASRR

Super Eagles striker Ahmed Musa says he is overwhelmed by the heroic royal welcome he received from fans of Saudi club side Al Nasrr on Friday. Musa was welcomed by hundreds of flag-waving fans at the King Khaled International Airport...

ENYIMBA RETURNS TO THEIR BASE IN ABA

With renovation works at the stadium now almost completed and the facility ready to host games again, Enyimba international have returned to their base. The former African champions have played home games in both the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL)...

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