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BARCELONA AND ATLÉTICO MADRID RECORD WINS IN FIRST LEGS OF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Barcelona and Atletico Madrid both recorded wins in the first legs of their Champions League quarter-final last night. The LaLiga champions left France with a narrow 3-2 win over PSG, after Raphinha opened the scoring at the Parc des Princes, but the hosts went in front thanks to goals from Ousmane Dembele and Vitinha. Barca levelled the game through another Raphinha goal, before Andreas Christensen headed in the winner. In the other game […]

todayApril 11, 2024

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EVERTON GET NEW POINTS DEDUCTION

Premier League club side, Everton, has been hit with a two-point deduction for another breach of the Premier League’s Profitability and Sustainability Rules (PSR). Everton was charged again in January, alongside Nottingham Forest, for breaching PSR rules over a period ending with the 2022/23 season. Forest, on the other hand was handed a four-point deduction and has appealed against the decision. The club sat 15th in the Premier League table, […]

todayApril 9, 2024

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NFF SUSPENDS REFEREES NASIRU AND ASSISTANT FROM OFFICIATING IN NIGERIA NATIONAL LEAGUE.

The Refereeing Development Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has expelled centre referee, ZAHARAUDEEN NASIRU from officiating in the Nigeria National League, NNL.  NASIRU’S sacking was necessitated following his poor officiating in the matchday 17 encounter between Jigawa Golden Stars and Sporting Supreme, where he awarded a goal that had been scored through a handball in favour of Jigawa Golden Stars.  A memo released by the body revealed that NASIRU'S  assistant, USMAN AUWALU,  was […]

todayApril 8, 2024

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CÔTE D’IVOIRE TO HOST NEXT AFRICAN WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.

CÔTE D’IVOIRE has been confirmed as the host of the African Women’s Basketball Championship, AfroBasket, scheduled to take place in July 2025 in ABIDJAN. This was announced during FIBA Africa's first Central Board meeting for the 2023-2027 cycle held in ABIDJAN, CÔTE D’IVOIRE as the West African country prepares to organize a FIBA Continental Cup for the first time since 2013 when it hosted the men’s FIBA AfroBasket. During the meeting, delegates were informed that the qualifiers for the 2025 FIBA Women's AfroBasket will […]

todayMarch 28, 2024

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FRANK ONYEKA AND CALVIN BASSEY RETURN TO ENGLAND.

FRANK ONYEKA and CALVIN BASSEYhave left MOROCCO for their various clubs torecover from their injuries. Super Eagles interim coach, FINIDI GEORGEwill miss the services of both players who helped Nigeria finish second in the 2023 African Nations Cup in COTE D'IVOIREahead of their friendly match against MALItoday. The ENYIMBA FC coach had led the SUPER EAGLES to beat GHANA 2-1 on Friday in his first assignment as coach of the team and BRENTFORD midfielder, ONYEKA hasreturned to ENGLAND due to personal reasons after playing the full 90 minutes in the match. As for BASSEY, the FULHAM defender missed the GHANA clash through injury and has now […]

todayMarch 26, 2024

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TOBI AMUSAN SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS HER 100 METERS GOLD AT THE AFRICAN GAMES.

World Record holder TOBI AMUSANrecorded an easy win as she won her third straight gold medal in the women’s 100m hurdles at the African Games 2023 yesterday. The former world athletic champion clocked a time of 12.89 seconds to retain her title while Nigeria’s other athlete in the final, FAITH OSAMUYI narrowly missed out on a podium finish as she ran 13.77 seconds to finish in fourth place. AMUSAN then shifted attention to the women’s 4x100m relay and anchored the Nigerian […]

todayMarch 21, 2024

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FALCONETS TO PLAY GHANA AT THE AFRICAN GAMES FINAL.

Nigeria’s FALCONETS have progressed to the final of the African Games after beating UGANDA 2-0 in CAPE COAST, GHANA, and would play the host nation GHANA who won their game 3-1 against SENEGAL. Falconets' substitutes ADAOBI OKAH and CHIAMAKA OKWUCHUKWU fired the winning goals to earn a 2-0 win over UGANDA U-20 yesterday. CHRISTOPHER DANJUMA's side are in pole position to defend their gold, having defeated the Ugandans to seal […]

todayMarch 19, 2024

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AMAD DIALLO SCORES WINNER FORMANCHESTER UNITED IN FA CUPCLASH AGAINST LIVERPOOL.

Ivorian forward AMAD DIALLO scored in stoppage-time of extra-time and got sent off for a second bookable offense as MANCHESTER UNITED won 4-3 against LIVERPOOL in one of the greatest FA CUP ties ever. LIVERPOOL were minutes away from progressing from the OLD TRAFFORDquarter-final on two occasions leading going into the 87th minute of normal time and again in the 112th minute of extra-time only for ERIK TEN HAG'S team to conjure up two equalizersand an astonishing winner. SCOTT MCTOMINAY had put United in front early on amid a blistering start […]

todayMarch 18, 2024

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ATLETICO MADRID DUMPS INTER MILAN OUT OF THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE THROUGH PENALTY SHOOTOUT

LAUTARO MARTINEZ missed the crucial penalty for INTER MILAN as ATLETICO MADRID claimed a 3-2 shootout victory to move into the Champions League quarter-finals. INTER held a 1-0 lead from the first leg going into the game and doubled that lead when FEDERICO DIMARCO put them ahead after half an hour but ATLETI instantly responded through ANTOINE GRIEZMANN'S leveleron the night two minutes later. With the Spanish side still needing a goal to stay in the competition, the home side had to wait until 87 minutes […]

todayMarch 14, 2024

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