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NFF lures Dangote, Otedola to help drive quest for financial autonomy
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NFF lures Dangote, Otedola to help drive quest for financial autonomy

NFF Second Vice President, Shehu Dikko (left), NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, Aliko Dangote, FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, NFF First Vice President, Seyi Akinwunmi, and Femi Otedola at the Best FIFA Awards in London… on Monday. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) believes business moguls, Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola will help […]

Cousin appointed sole Gabon coach after Aubameyang’s father rejects job
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Cousin appointed sole Gabon coach after Aubameyang’s father rejects job

Gabonese forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (L) and his father Pierre Francois Aubameyang (C) and brother Willy Aubameyang celebrate with the trophy after their German Cup (DFB Pokal) final win over Eintracht Frankfurt at the Olympic stadium in Berlin on Saturday. AFP Former Gabon international Daniel Cousin has become the sole coach […]

Sunderland rescind missing Ndong’s contract
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Sunderland rescind missing Ndong’s contract

Soccer Football – Championship – Middlesbrough vs Sunderland – Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough, Britain – November 5, 2017 Sunderland's Didier Ndong reacts Action Images/Craig Brough. Sunderland have told midfielder Didier Ndong they intend to terminate his contract after the club’s record signing went absent without leave in the wake of their […]

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Kwara hammer Warriors 5-1, as Pillars overcome Rivers at Agege

Kano Pillars and Kwara United triumphed over Rivers United and Abia Warriors respectively in yesterday Group C matches of the AITEO Cup played at the Temple Stadium in Agege, Lagos State. Goals in the 52nd minute from Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) last season’s highest goal scorer, Junior Lokosa, and […]

Didier Deschamps wins FIFA best coach of the year
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Didier Deschamps wins FIFA best coach of the year

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (R) applauds as France's coach Didier Deschamps smiles after winning the trophy for the Best FIFA Men's Coach of 2018 Award during The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony, on September 24, 2018 in London. Ben STANSALL / AFP France’s World Cup-winning coach Didier Deschamps won […]

Lampard looks forward to Mourinho League Cup clash
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Lampard looks forward to Mourinho League Cup clash

Soccer Football – Championship – Derby County v Blackburn Rovers – Pride Park, Derby, Britain – September 18, 2018 Derby County manager Frank Lampard before the match Action Images/John Clifton  Frank Lampard is relishing the chance to pit his wits against former manager Jose Mourinho when Manchester United host Derby […]

Harry Kane admits he has been below par for Tottenham
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Harry Kane admits he has been below par for Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur's English striker Harry Kane (L) vies with Brighton's Israeli midfielder Beram Kayal during the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on September 22, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK / […]

Modric threatens to end Ronaldo-Messi era as world’s best
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Modric threatens to end Ronaldo-Messi era as world’s best

Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric looks on during the UEFA Champions League group G football match between Real Madrid CF and AS Roma at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on September 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s decade-long domination of football’s […]

Arsenal ride their luck as Lacazette gem sinks Everton
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Arsenal ride their luck as Lacazette gem sinks Everton

Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette (R) scores the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Everton at the Emirates Stadium in London on September 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNIS / Alexandre Lacazette fired Arsenal to a fourth successive Premier League win as […]

Chelsea stumble as West Ham battle to 0-0 draw
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Chelsea stumble as West Ham battle to 0-0 draw

Chelsea's Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard (C) vies with West Ham United's French defender Arthur Masuaku (L), West Ham United's Paraguayan defender Fabián Balbuena and West Ham United's French defender Issa Diop (R) during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Chelsea at The London Stadium, in […]

Juventus march on but Ronaldo faces further punishment for red card
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Juventus march on but Ronaldo faces further punishment for red card

Juventus' Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (L) reacts next to Juventus' Italian midfielder Federico Bernardeschi after receiving a red card during the UEFA Champions League group H football match between Valencia CF and Juventus FC at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on September 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JOSE JORDAN […]