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Mario Gomez says okocha was his IDOL while growing UP

The Germany international has revealed the impact of the iconic number 10 on his career, saying he was a delight to watch in his playing days Wolfsburg ’s Mario Gomez has revealed that he wanted to play like  Austin Okocha after watching him dazzle in the colours of Eintracht Frankfurt. The …

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IfeanyiUbah abandon match with Kano Pillars

The 2016/2017 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) began on an unimpressive note on Saturday with the match between hosts Kano Pillars and FC IfeanyiUbah being abandoned. The match at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano was played before the usual large crowd of spectators, but this did not deter the …

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Sunday Oliseh on a winning start as Fortuna Sittard manager

The former Super Eagles handler enjoyed a perfect start to life in the Dutch second division at the Sportpark De Heikant.  Sunday Oliseh got off to a fine start as manager of  Fortuna Sittard, leading them to a 1-0 away victory against relegation-doomed Achilles 29. Gavin Vlijter’s 58th minute strike …

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Costa-less Chelsea maul Leicester

Marcos Alonso scored twice as Chelsea beat Leicester on Saturday to move seven points clear at the top of the English Premier League in spite of Diego Costa’s absence. The Blues were without their top scorer after a training ground dispute over his fitness, amid reports he has been offered …

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Oscar: Chinese Super League can be among world’s best

Shanghai SIPG’s new Brazilian signing Oscar believes the Chinese Super League could soon rival the best competitions in Europe. Oscar joined a growing list of high-profile players to move to China last month when he signed with Shanghai SIPG from Chelsea for a reported $74 million. “I don’t think it …

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