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Why I’m not moving to Chelsea – Messi

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Four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi has shot back angrily at rumours that he could leave Barcelona after clashing with coach Luis Enrique and the club’s board, AFP reports. The Argentine was in top form with a goal and two assists as the Catalan giants ended and unsettling week off the field with […]

BREAKING: Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or!


Cristiano Ronaldo was just named 2014 Ballon d’Or winner ahead of Messi and Neuer…

BREAKING NEWS: Yaya Toure wins African Player of the Year for the 4th year in a row. #GloCafAwards2014

Yaya Toure

Yaya Toure wins African Player of the Year for the 4th year in a row. #GloCafAwards2014

Folarin picks Oyedepo as running mate

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Twenty-four hours to the deadline for the final submission of candidates by political parties, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Oyo State, Senator Teslim Folarin, on Wednesday, unveiled his running mate for the 2015 election, Mr Ezekiel Oyedepo. ADVERTISEMENT Oyedepo was a former chairman of Oriire Local Government Area in the state. Also, […]

AFCON: Why we can’t sack Keshi — NFF finally opens up

Keshi and Amaju

The leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation have admitted that their hands are tied where Stephen Keshi’s tenure as coach of the Eagles is concerned. Nigerians are calling for the resignation of Keshi following his failure to qualify Nigeria for next year’s AFCON defence of the title he won in 2013. But the Edo born […]

AFCON: I’m still the right man for Eagles- Keshi insists

Stephen Keshi

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi is adamant that he is the right man to lead the Super Eagles into the future. Disaster struck last week for Nigeria when they failed to qualify for Africa Cup of Nations, a tournament they won in its most recent edition, 2013. Keshi, who was relieved of his duties before being […]

Aftermath of Eagles’ failure in AFCON: The smartest thing for Keshi is to….- NFF urges

Keshi and Amaju

Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has been urged not to try to stay in the job after failing to qualify the team for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. Keshi is currently without a contract with the Nigeria Football Federation. And a top NFF official told BBC Sport: “Walking away honourably would be the smartest […]

Kojo faulted Jonathan’s hand in Eagles failiure


— attacks NFF for accepting responsibility for Keshi’s failure Outspoken former head of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Anthony Koj-Williams has blamed President Goodluck Jonathan for the failure of the Super Eagles to qualify for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea President Goodluck Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan Speaking yesterday to Saturday Vanguard […]

Nigeria crashes out of Africa Cup of Nations 2015


Defending champion Nigeria will not defend its Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title in Equatorial Guinea after failing to qualify from Group A. The Super Eagles were held 2-2 by the Bafana Bafana of South Africa at the new Akwa Ibom International Stadium in Uyo, meaning they finished outside of their group’s top two automatic […]

Nigeria 2-2 South Africa: Super Eagles out of Africa Cup of Nations despite comeback


Sone Aluko’s double was not enough to send the reigning champions into next year’s finals, with Congo edging into through behind Bafana Bafana from Group A Nigeria are out of the Africa Cup of Nations 2015 despite coming from behind to hold South Africa to a 2-2 draw at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium in […]


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