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Nigerian football icon Stephen Keshi dies at 54


Nigerian football icon Stephen Okechukwu Keshi died suddenly in the early hours of Wednesday in Benin City, Edo state. The former international football player and coach had lost his wife of 33 years, Kate, last year after a prolonged battle with cancer. Reporters confirmed his death from a member of …

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Messi faces trial for $6m unpaid taxes today


The Barcelona and Argentina football star Lionel Messi goes on trial today on charges of defrauding Spain of €4.1m (£3m) in unpaid taxes. The court in Barcelona will hear that Messi and his father, Jorge Horacio Messi, who manages his financial affairs, used tax havens in Belize and Uruguay to …

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Super Eagles land Luxembourg For Int’l Friendly


The Nigeria U-23 squad, the Dream Team VI, will begin its final preparations for the men’s football tournament of this year’s Olympics, as they depart the country today for the Suwon Invitational Tournament in South Korea. Led by Samson Siasia, who also steered Nigeria’s last squad at the men’s football …

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Mourinho targets Pogba for Man United


Jose Mourinho is targeting Paul Pogba as one of the first of three big signings he intends to make as Man United boss. The Special One wants a new centre-forward, a central midfielder and central defender to kick-start his reign, according to report. And Mourinho has pinpointed Juventus star Paul …

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Super Eagles confront Mali in Rouen


The Super Eagles are set to clash against their Malian counterparts in an international friendly match at the Stade Robert Diochon in Rouen, France, today. The match is the first of a two game arrangement that will see the Super Eagles leave for Luxembourg City on Saturday, to play that …

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Omeruo, Ndidi yet to hit Eagles camp


Turkey–based defender Kenneth Omeruo and Belgium–based midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi were still being expected to join the team’s camp yesterday in France after he was held back by a visa hitch. The Eagles yesterday had their third training session under the supervision of coaches, Salisu Yusuf, assisted by Imama Amapakabo and …

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Super Eagles captain plays with daughter in new photo

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Mikel is putting behind the frustrating season he had with Chelsea who finished 10th on the Premier League table. In a photo shared on Instagram by his girlfriend and mother of his twin daughters, Olga Diyachenko, Mikel is seen playing with one of his girls. Mikel and his girlfriend Olga …

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