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UEFA to rule on Cristiano Ronaldo red-card case next week

UEFA to rule on Cristiano Ronaldo red-card case next week

Cristiano Ronaldo should learn next Thursday if he is banned from playing at former club Manchester United in the Champions League. UEFA says its disciplinary panel will judge the case of Ronaldo’s first Champions League…

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Suljovic ready to defend Champions League title

Suljovic ready to defend Champions League title

MENSUR SULJOVIC is drawing on happy memories as he bids to defend his Paddy Power Champions League of Darts title in Brighton this weekend. Suljovic claimed his first televised title with a memorable 11-9 victory…

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Russian athletes to return to competition as WADA lifts doping ban

Russian athletes to return to competition as WADA lifts doping ban

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Thursday lifted a ban on Russia’s anti-doping agency, paving the way for Russian athletes to return to competition across all sports. “Today, the great majority of WADA’s Executive Committee…

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I want to win CAF cup – Afelokhai

I want to win CAF cup – Afelokhai

Enyimba international goalkeeper, Theophilus Afelokhai, has disclosed his desire to win the CAF Confederation Cup with the Peoples Elephant this season. Afelokhai, who has become an integral part of the team, played a key role…

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Nigeria now 48th on FIFA ranking, 4th in Africa

Nigeria now 48th on FIFA ranking, 4th in Africa

Nigeria moved one place from 49th position to 48th in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking as Belgium and France share the top spot for the first time in the table’s 25-year history. According to the rankings…

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Breaking: Pinnick dusts Maigari, Ogunjobi to be re-elected as NFF President

Breaking: Pinnick dusts Maigari, Ogunjobi to be re-elected as NFF President

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick has been re-elected for a second term after winning today’s (Thursday) election held in Katsina State. Pinnick defeated oppositions such as Aminu Maigari and Taiwo Ogunjobi to reclaim…

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AFCON 2019 Qualifier: South Africa To Host Nigeria’s Super Eagles At FNB Stadium

AFCON 2019 Qualifier: South Africa To Host Nigeria’s Super Eagles At FNB Stadium

Bafana Bafana will return to their happy hunting ground at FNB Stadium when they host Seychelles and Nigeria in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers. Coach Stuart Baxter’s troops last played at FNB…

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Pyongyang, Seoul to bid jointly for 2032 Olympics

Pyongyang, Seoul to bid jointly for 2032 Olympics

North and South Korea will bid jointly for the 2032 Olympics, the two countries announced yesterday, in an ambitious plan built on hopes of deepening a diplomatic thaw catalysed by this year’s Winter Games in…

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Man City humbled in 2-1 loss to Lyon in Champions League

Man City humbled in 2-1 loss to Lyon in Champions League

Manchester City’s expensively-assembled team was humbled by Lyon in the Champions League on Wednesday, losing 2-1 at the start of its quest to win European football’s biggest prize for the first time. Banned from the…

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Pogba on the double as United up and running in Europe

Pogba on the double as United up and running in Europe

PAUL POGBA SCORED twice as Manchester United kicked off their Champions League Group H campaign with a 3-0 win over Young Boys. Jose Mourinho’s side were lucky not to be behind after a sluggish start…

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