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Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo missed a penalty on his return to action as Shanghai Shenhua suffered a 3-0 home defeat to Tianjin Teda in their Chinese Super League clash on Sunday, reports Completesports.com. Ighalo, who picked up an injury on international duty with Nigeria at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in July and had […]
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Enyimba recorded a disappointing 0-0 draw with 10-man Al Hilal of Sudan in Sunday’s CAF Champions League Second Preliminary Round first leg clash in Aba, Completesports.com reports. The People’s Elephant were dominant all through the duration but lacked the cutting edge on the final third. Enyimba fired an early warning to Hilal when Nelson Ogbonnaya […]
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Super Eagles winger Alex Iwobi featured for 90 minutes as Everton suffered a 3-1 away defeat against Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on Sunday, reports Completesports.com. It was Iwobi’s third Premier League game for the Toffees albeit he has scored once. Callum Wilson put the home team ahead in the 23rd minute after he was […]
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Tammy Abraham is hoping 2019-20 will be his season, after netting a hat-trick in Chelsea 5-2 win against Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Molinueux on Saturday. The Nigeria-born forward has had to be patient in his pursuit of senior recognition at Stamford Bridge. Fierce competition for places has forced him out of west London on several […]
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Rivers United forward, Fortune Omoniwari, has told Completesports.com that the ongoing 2019 Governor Okowa Preseason Cup is the best tournament preparatory to a new season he has participated in. Omoniwari joined the Pride of Rivers this summer from Kwara United. He was restored in the Stanley Eguma side’s starting lineup in their matchday three fixture […]
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Tunisian giants, Esperance, will today know if their ‘victory’ over Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco on May 31 ‘controversial’ CAF Champions League final will be upheld or upturned by the Appeals Board led by Nigeria’s Abdulhakeem Mustapha (SAN), Completesports.com reports. Mustapha – a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), is the president of CAF Appeals Board. […]
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Wilfred Ndidi is confident that Leicester City will come back stronger after Manchester United put an end to their unbeaten run in the new season on Saturday at the Old Trafford, reports Completesports.com The Foxes went down to a 1-0 defeat against the hosts who got the winning goal courtesy of Marcus Rashford’s ninth minute […]
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Tope Olusesi says Enugu Rangers will edge out Pelicans of Gabon in their CAF Confederation Cup First Round reverse fixture at Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium Enugu come September 29 and secure an aggregate win to seal a place in the Second Round of the competition, Completesports.com reports. Rangers went down 1-2 in the first leg tie […]
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Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen will look to score his fifth goal of the season for Lille when they take on Angers SCO in their French Ligue 1 clash today (Friday ) at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy, reports Completesports.com. Osimhen has been in superb form for Lille following his switch from Belgian outfit, Sporting Charleroi this summer, […]
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Manchester United could be without seven senior players for Saturday’s Premier League home match against Leicester City after Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial were added to the injured list. Pogba (ankle) Martial (muscle injury) are also expected to miss Thursday’s Europa League encounter with Astana, while Diogo Dalot (hip), Luke Shaw (hamstring) and Eric Bailly […]
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Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says Kelechi Iheanacho remain part of his squad despite the forward’s lack of playing of time this season, reports Completesports.com. Iheanacho is yet to make an appearance for the Foxes this term despite scoring thrice in pre-season. The Nigeria international failed to make club’s matchday squad in their last two […]
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Rangers manager Steven Gerrard says Joe Aribo’s performance on his international debut for Nigeria against Ukraine is a vindication of his early success in the Scottish club, Completesports.com reports. Aribo scored a brilliant goal for Nigeria in the 2-2 draw – an international friendly match at the Dnipro Arena on Tuesday. The midfielder has been […]
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Imama Amapakabo is set to continue in his role as the chief coach of Nigeria’s Under-23 team – the Olympic Eagles despite earlier press statement from the Communication Department of the NFF on Thursday announcing that Salisu Yusuf had served out his one-year ban over bribery incident, Completesports.com reports. Yusuf was in charge of the […]
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Manchester United Marcus Rashford considers Jose Mourinho to be a top manager but admits current boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer boasts qualities that the Portuguese did not. Mourinho was relieved of his duties as Red Devils manager in December 2018 with the baton passed to Solskjaer. Solskjaer, a treble winner with United in 1999 made an […]
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It was a joyful celebration galore as Honda Manufacturing Nigeria Limited celebrated their 40th Anniversary earlier in the week, Completesports.com reports. The colourful event which was held at their headquarters located on Km 6, Ota-Idiroko Road in Ogun State, witnessed the showcasing of some Honda products in the factory after which guests were treated to […]
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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have commiserated with Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr on the death of his mother,Â Elizabeth Rohr,Â reports Completesports.com. Elizabeth died on Thursday at the ripe age of 97. Details of her death is yet to be made public. “We commiserate with @NGSuperEagles Head coach, Mr Gernot Rohr who just […]
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Nigeria defender Efe Ambrose says he is open to a sensational return to the Scottish league after promising stints with Celtic and Hibernian. Efe, 30, is on the lookout for a new club after leaving Sky Bet Championship club Derby County at the end of last season. The former Celtic player has already turned down […]
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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Thursday confirmed the return of Salisu Yusuf as assistant Super Eagles coach to the team following a one-year suspension for his involvement in a bribery incident, reports Completesports.com Salisu was slammed with the ban by the NFF Ethics Committee last year after he was found guilty of collecting a […]
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Felix Ogbuke has told Completesports.com he’s unsure of his future at Enugu Rangers despite having one year remaining on his three-year contract with the Coal City Flying Antelopes. The former Nigeria international who will be 34 years next week spoke to Completesports.com on the sidelines during the just concluded Tico Selec/ Ekwueme Preseason Tournament at […]
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Rivers United manager Stanley Eguma left former Super Eagles defender Azubuike Egwuekwe on the bench as The Pride of Rivers humbled 10-man Abia Warriors 1-0 in the opening fixture of the ongoing Governor Okowa Preseason Cup at Stephen Keshi Stadium Asaba on Wednesday night, Completesports.com reports. Bakari Bamba, an Ivorian forward struck on 81 minutes […]
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