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Football academies in Nigeria

Top 5 Best Football Academies In Nigeria

Football Academies in Nigeria are responsible for developing the next generation of footballers. All over the world, this youth system is important in the football cycle. And as a result, Football clubs are investing heavily on this system. Even Manchester City of England recently built a football academy for £200m. Every footballer must have pass […]

Mourinho: We have no time for drama

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has taken heat off his players following their dismal 1-2 home loss in the UEFA Champions League to Sevilla on Tuesday. This development ensued even as the Spanish side bossed United in both legs and picked up the famous win following Ben Yedder’s late brace. In typical fashion, Mourinho diffused […]

Magical Yedder Clips Manchester United Wings

Substitute Ben Yedder scored two goals within six minutes of coming on as Sevilla sent Manchester United crashing out of the UEFA Champions League in their 2-1 second leg win at Old Trafford, England on Tuesday night. Yedder who had scored eight goals in eight matches proved why he is Sevilla’s most lethal threat in […]

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Top 3 Reasons Why Argentina Won The 1986 World Cup In Mexico Besides Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona is viewed as one of the greatest footballer this world has ever seen. He is often compared to Pele. In Argentina his home country, Diego is often refer to as a “god”. In fact, some football fanatics in Argentina, celebrates Maradona’s birthday like it’s Christmas. They simply adore him. And all this, is […]

Conte: We must be focused against Barcelona

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has urged his team to be sharp if they are to prevail against Barcelona during their UEFA Champions League return leg at Camp Nou on Wednesday. The Blues had a lapse in concentration that allowed Lionel Messi to snatch an equaliser in their 1-1 first leg draw. Messi, who is again […]

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Three Things Super Eagles Boss Needs To Sort Before World Cup

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has a daunting task ahead of him if he is to get his side ready for the FIFA World Cup. The tourney, which kicks off in June, has Nigeria in Group D alongside Argentina, Iceland and Croatia. Rohr, who favours consistency in approach, will have to mould a system that […]

Tottenham Pay the Price Despite Thrashing Bournemouth

Heung-Min Son scored a second half brace as Tottenham Hotspurs battled from a goal down to dispatch Bournemouth 4-1 in their Premier League match on Sunday at Vitality Stadium. The win came at a cost as their top scorer Harry Kane went out injured to cause concern for club and country with the World Cup […]

Mkhitaryan and Aubameyang Combine to Whip Watford

Arsenal ‘s January signings Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan were on target as the resurgent Gunners whipped Watford 3-0 in a Premier League match on Sunday at the Emirates Stadium. This was a welcome respite for Arsene Wenger who has been under much criticism because of a string of poor results including back to back […]

Paul Pogba Does the Unthinkable to Mourinho

Manchester United record signing Paul Pogba has come under heavy criticism in the last few months and even lost his place in the starting line up to youngster Scott McTominay. He missed Saturday’s crunch clash against Liverpool due to an injury that he picked up in their final training session on Friday before the tie. […]

Clinical Rashford fires United past Liverpool to bolster top four bid

Marcus Rashford struck twice in the first half as Manchester United prevailed 2-1 over rivals Liverpool at Old Trafford, Manchester on Saturday to create parity in the race for a top four Premier League finish. The England international has seen his role as a starter diminish this season and took advantage of his inclusion to […]

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Gernot Rohr names Nigeria’s 28-man squad for Poland and Serbia Friendlies

Nigeria are schedule to play two friendly matches this month in preparation of the FIFA World Cup this summer. 28 senior players have been selected by Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr for the upcoming friendly games. Nigeria will play against Poland on March 23 in Poznan, Poland while the match against Serbia will be on March […]

The Top 3 Super Eagles We will Never Forget

    Over the ears, the Super Eagles have been blessed with amazing players. You can count all the way from the days of Rashidi Yekini to Mike Obi. There is no doubt that Super Eagles have some of the finest footballers to have graced the African Continent. Nonetheless, there are those that have etched […]

Manchester City fined by FA following antics in domestic Cup loss to Wigan

The Football Association (FA) has fined Premier League leaders Manchester City $68,000 (£50,000) for their players’ misconduct in the aftermath of their 0-1 loss to Wigan in February. It emerged that some of the City players closed down on the centre referee on the day Anthony Taylor in protest of his decision to send off […]

Please! No VAR at World Cup, Blatter appeals to football lawmaker

Estranged former FIFA boss Sepp Blatter has made a passionate appeal to the International Football Association Board not to make the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology operational at this year’s FIFA World Cup in June. This comes barely a day after the system faced sharp criticism during the controversial match pitting Tottenham Hotspurs and Rochdale […]

Wounded Arsenal set sights on sweet revenge as clash with leaders Man City beckons

Arsenal face Manchester City for the second time inside a week on Thursday night at the Emirates Stadium as they seek to redeem themselves after the shell shock 0-3 loss to City in the Carabao Cup final. The kick-off set for 19.45 GMT, has been overshadowed by reports of bad weather experienced in London. Some […]

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