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Neymar scored a fine late winner as Paris Saint-Germain beat Lyon 1-0 on Sunday to move three points clear at the top of the Ligue 1 table. The Brazilian finally beat Anthony Lopes, who had pulled off numerous impressive saves,...
No fewer than 50 runners have so far signified interest in the maiden Onitsha City Marathon (OCM) event slated for Oct. 5, in Anambra State. Mr Philip Balepo, OCM Head of Media and Publicity made the disclosure in an interview...
Business minded Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi shot his Leicester City side into the lead in the 26th minute against Spurs on Saturday but had the goal cancelled by VAR. The Video Assistant Referee had ruled that the Nigerian international...
Former Green Eagles winger, Adegoke Adelabu says the tactics by Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is not working well for the team. “At the Russia 2018 World Cup, we lost to Argentina in the dying minute of the game, which...
At Just 18 years and 14 days old, Nigeria- born Bukayo Saka became the youngest player to score a goal for Arsenal in Europe since October 2008 when Aaron Ramsey (17years 300day) netted against Fenerbahce. Saka shone as the Gunners...
Veteran boxing promoter Bob Arum believes Manny Pacquiao should retire from the sport soon unless he can land a lucrative rematch with Floyd Mayweather. Arum, who promoted Pacquiao during the Filipino icon’s golden years, told the World Boxing News website...
Nigeria’s wrestler, Odunayo Adekuoroye, has qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Adekuoroye defeated Sun Jong of North Korea 12-2 via technical superiority in the 57kg category to reach the semi finals of the 2019 Senior World Wrestling Championship in Kazakhstan...
Paris Saint-Germain hammered Real Madrid 3-0, in their opening group fixture of the Champions League on Wednesday night. Former Los Blancos winger, Angel Di Maria, gave the hosts a two-goal lead in the first half, before Thomas Meunier added a...
Carlo Ancelotti insisted that there was no sense of “euphoria” after beating Champions League holders Liverpool 2-0 in the opening match of the campaign. Dries Mertens and Fernando Llorente scored late as Liverpool fell in their Group E game in...
Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, has given reasons he banned his mother from watching big football matches. Speaking to Piers Morgan in an interview on ITV ahead of Juventus’s UEFA Champions League opener against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday, Ronaldo insisted that...
As part of their preparation for the forthcoming Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers and the African Nations Cup games, the Super Eagles will play a series of friendly matches, beginning with a game against Brazil in Singapore, the Nigeria...