NPFL19: Remo Banished To Oshogbo, Fined N6m

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Remo Stars have been fined a total of six million Naira and ordered to play their next three home matches in Oshogbo, Osun State following the pitch invasion and attack on match officials by club supporters in the aftermath of their one all draw at home to Bendel Insurance on Match…

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#NPFL19 Season Kicks Off This Sunday

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The 2019 season of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) kicks off on Sunday, January 13 in various centres. This followed the conclusion of the Nigeria National League (NNL) playoff in Aba with four of the eight clubs gaining promotion to the NPFL. The promoted clubs are Insurance of Benin,…

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AFCON 2019 Host Will Emerge On Merit – Amaju Pinnick

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Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Amaju Melvin Pinnick has promised that the continental governing body, Confederation of African Football (CAF) will come out with a credible choice based on merit as the host country for this year’s Africa Cup of Nations. While hinting that the new host would be made…

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World Cup TV Figures Break Records With 1.12BN Tuning In For Final

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A record audience of more than 3.5 billion people watched this year’s World Cup in Russia, with the final between France and Croatia attracting 1.12 billion viewers, according to FIFA. Research showed a total of 3.572 billion viewers – more than half of the global population aged four and over –…

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Raheem Sterling Fronts New Nike Ad After Speaking Out On Racism

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This article was originally published by Thedrum   Manchester City footballer Raheem Sterling has emerged as the next sports star to front Nike’s ongoing ‘Just Do It’ ad campaign following his comments on how young black footballers are portrayed by the media. In an image that appeared across Nike’s social…

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UEFA Approve New Club Competition From 2021

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European football’s governing body approved the creation of a third-tier UEFA club competition on Sunday, a tournament which will mirror the current Champions League and Europa League format from 2021. At their meeting in Dublin, UEFA’s Executive Committee finalised plans to introduce the event, with the working title ‘UEL2′, in…

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Kwara United Begin Pre Season Closed Camp Today

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Kwara United FC is to commence their preparations for the next Nigeria Professional Football League season with a closed camping in Abuja on Nov. 5. The coach of the club, AbubakarBala, made the disclosure while speaking with newsmen on Sunday in Ilorin. He said the invitation to the camp was…

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‘Usual Suspects’ Already Battling At The Bottom of the EPL Mountain

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After 11 matches the Premier League table is beginning to take shape, and though it remains a little early for panic stations to be deployed, there is a hint of familiarity about the sides already battling for top flight survival. Between them, the bottom seven of Crystal Palace, Burnley, Southampton,…

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Unai Emery Downplays Arsenal’s Record Chances

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Arsenal’s 1-0 Europa League win over Sporting on Thursday was their 11th victory in a row and left them three shy of matching their all-time record but coach Unai Emery is reluctant to look beyond Sunday’s trip to Crystal Palace. Since defeats to Manchester City and Chelsea in his first…

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FIFA Plans For News Global Tournaments – Infantino

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FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s plans for two new global tournaments are back on the agenda at the governing body with soccer officials set to discuss the proposals on Friday. FIFA’s ruling council meets in Kigali, Rwanda and Infantino’s plan for a new ‘mini World Cup’ and an expanded Club World…

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Super Eagles Needs to Attack Libya In Sfax – Siasia

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Former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia has advised the Super Eagles to attack the Mediterranean Knights of Libya in their Cameroon 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Sfax, Tunisia, on Tuesday. The Eagles play the North Africans in Sfax in the return leg of the qualifiers after beating them 4-0…

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Bolt Offered Contract with Malta Football Club

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Sprint king Usain Bolt could be making his way to Europe after being offered a two-year professional football contract in Malta, reports said Tuesday (Oct 16), following his goal-scoring exploits in Australia. Bolt, 32, has been on trial with A-League club the Central Coast Mariners since arriving in Australia in…

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Super Eagles Need All Six Points Against Libya – Gernot Rohr

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Having missed out of the last two editions of AFCON back-to-back in 2015 and 2017, Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, said that Nigeria must pick all six points at stake in the AFCON 2019 qualifying clash with Libya to stand any chance of topping the group. Super Eagles are…

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Modric, Marta Win The Best FIFA Player 2018 Awards

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Real Madrid’s Croatia midfielder Luka Modric was named Best FIFA Men’s Player of the Year for 2018, while Orlando Pride’s Brazil forward Marta won the women’s award at a ceremony on Monday. Modric won the Champions League with Real and then played a major role in Croatia’s run to the…

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African Sports Tourism Summit 2018 Returns After The World Cup

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The African Sports Tourism Summit – the pan-african platform where sports and tourism stakeholders exchange a hand of fellowship, towards socioeconomic growth for Africa and her nations – will return on the 25th of August, 2018, following its postponement because of Russia 2018 World Cup. The event, which is one…

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