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Champions League: PSG coach reveals why Neymar didn’t leave

Paris Saint-Germain manager, Thomas Tuchel, has insisted that forward, Neymar, did everything possible to leave the club before the European transfer window closed. PSG have retained the Brazil superstar despite strong speculation he would leave, two years after joining from Barca for a world-record €222million fee. Neymar heavily linked with Barcelona and their LaLiga rivals… Read More »

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Steven Gerrard speaks on Aribo making Super Eagles debut

Rangers manager, Steven Gerrard, has hailed Joel Aribo, after he made his Nigeria debut. The midfielder made a goalscoring debut for the three-time African champions against Ukraine on Tuesday in a 2-2 draw. Speaking to Rangers TV on Thursday, Gerrard believes his summer signing was rewarded for his current form with the Gers, which has… Read More »

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What Messi said about accepting Ronaldo’s dinner invitation

Barcelona forward, Lionel Messi, has admitted he is not Cristiano Ronaldo’s close friend, but would accept a dinner invitation from the Juventus star. Sitting alongside one another on the front row of the recent UEFA Awards, the pair were asked about their relationship. Ronaldo, who left Messi behind in La Liga when leaving Real Madrid… Read More »

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Ronaldo speaks on next Ballon d’Or, FIFA Best Player, retirement from national team

Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has insisted that he is not concerned about winning this year’s Ballon d’Or or FIFA Best Player of the Year. The 34-year-old also said that he’s not thinking of retiring from international football yet because he believes in the current Portuguese squad. Ronaldo said this following his four-goal heroics in Portugal’s… Read More »

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Kanu Nwankwo blasts Arsenal for selling Iwobi to Everton

Former Super Eagles captain, Kanu Nwankwo, has said Arsenal made a big mistake by selling Alex Iwobi to Everton. Kanu, speaking to Goal, believes the Gunners should have kept Iwobi, who was at the club since he was eight years. Iwobi left the Emirates on deadline day, in a deal that could eventually total £40million… Read More »

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Ukraine vs Nigeria: Shevchenko reveals why his team chose Super Eagles for friendly match

Ukranian football manager, Andriy Shevchenko, has explained the rationale behind the decision to face Nigeria, an African country, in a friendly despite the fact that his team is preparing for the 2020 European Championship. According to Shevchenko, the date for the fixture is not a day of friendly matches so finding an European opponent was… Read More »

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Xenophobia: Another African country boycotts football friendly with South Africa

Madagascar has joined Zambia in calling off a football match against South Africa in the wake of xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg and Pretoria. DAILY POST recalls that last Wednesday, the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) pulled out of hosting South Africa’s Bafana Bafana in Lusaka Saturday, citing “prevailing security concerns.” However, South African Football Association… Read More »

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Xenophobia attacks: Zambia cancels friendly match with South Africa

Zambia’s Football Association has cancelled its friendly match against South Africa over the recent xenophobic attacks. The friendly match between Chipolopolo (of Zambia) and Bafana Bafana (of South Africa) was scheduled for Saturday in Zambia. This was disclosed in a statement on Tuesday evening by the Football Association of Zambia announced. The statement read: “The… Read More »

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Don’t allow cabal intimidate you, Dalung tells Dare

Former Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has urged the new sports minister, Sunday Dare, not to allow the cabal in the sports sector to intimidate him. According to the ex-minister, he fought “untouchable” cabal during his tenure and succeeded. Dalung boasted that his tenure liberated the sports ministry, adding that the new… Read More »

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Why we benched Iheanacho –Leicester coach

Leicester City assistant Chris Davies has explained reasons for Kelechi Iheanacho’s omission from the club’s last two matches. Iheanacho, who had a stellar pre-season with the Foxes, scoring three goals, is yet to make an appearance this season. The Nigeria international, regarded as Jamie Vardy’s back-up, missed out on the Foxes match-day squads in the… Read More »