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Cameroon better prepared than Nigeria, Rohr confesses

We are not afraid, says Eagles’ coach Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr has confessed that the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon are in a better shape than Nigeria ahead of their back to back 2018 World Cup qualifiers next month, reports Nigeria are currently leading Group B of the Africa 2018 World

Ronaldo-less Real complete Super Cup rout of Barcelona

Real Madrid shrugged off the absence of the suspended Cristiano Ronaldo to cruise past rivals Barcelona 2-0 in the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup to cap a 5-1 aggregate win. Ronaldo was slapped with a five-game ban for pushing the referee after he was sent-off in the first leg,

Zidane angered by five-game Ronaldo ban

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane expressed his anger on Tuesday at a five-game ban handed to Cristiano Ronaldo for pushing a referee after being sent-off against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup. Madrid hold a 3-1 first leg lead going into the second leg against their fierce rivals on Wednesday (2100

Chelsea fine Costa for not training

Chelsea have fined Diego Costa two weeks’ wages for failing to return to training as the dispute over his future rumbles on, according to reports. Costa, who remains in his home town of Lagarto in Brazil, claimed in an interview with the Daily Mail on Sunday that Chelsea are treating him

Benin beat Nigeria 1-0 in Cotonou

Home-based Super Eagles on Sunday Evening lost the first leg of their CHAN qualifying match against Benin Republic courtesy a goal deep in stoppage time. CHAN Eagles’ Afeez Aremu committed a foul in the 89th minute. That gifted Benin Republic a late penalty which they converted to beat Nigeria by a lone

Conte admits red cards could prompt Chelsea re-think

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has accepted he may have to embed a new formation in his team if they continue to have players sent off. After being reduced to 10 men in both the FA Cup final and the Community Shield, Conte’s men finished the opening game of their Premier League

Sad farewell for injured Bolt as Britain win 4x100m relay

Usain Bolt’s glittering career swansong came crashing to an end when he pulled up injured on the anchor leg of the world 4x100m relay won by Britain on Saturday. Bolt received the baton with Jamaica in third, but halfway down the finishing straight the towering sprinter pulled up clutching his left

Nigeria’s medal hope dims in London as Okagbare, Amusan crash

Agbeniyi Gets Visa, Jets Out Nigeria’s hope of salvaging a medal at the London 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championship came crashing once again yesterday, as the trio of Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor, Oluwatobiloba Amusan and Lindsay Lindley failed in their respective events. The fall came even as sports ministry officials confirmed yesterday that the

Neymar offers to pay $2.5 million fine to Brazil tax authorities

Brazilian football star Neymar is willing to pay a fine of $2.5 million to settle tax evasion allegations in his country, his lawyer said Friday. The 25-year-old wants to leave the fight with Brazilian authorities behind him as he prepares for a new professional life with Paris Saint-Germain after his record

Iheanacho to Lead City’s Attack against Arsenal

  2017-18 English Premier League (EPL) season begins on Friday with Nigerian new signing Kelechi Iheanacho penned to lead Leicester City’s attack in the opener match against Arsenal. Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare believes Jamie Vardy and Nigerian Iheanacho can form a potent strike partnership, Iheanacho, a £25million signing from Manchester City, came