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Don’t politicise Eagles’ success – Sani

Senator Shehu Sani has told the Federal Government not to take credit for the Super Eagles’ success at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. The Eagles on Wednesday qualified for the semi-final of the AFCON after defeating South Africa 2-1 in the quarter-final. Villarreal forward Samuel Chukwueze had given the Eagles an early… Read More »

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AfCON: Two More Victories And We’re There, Says President Buhari As He Hails Victorious Super Eagles

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the Super Eagles for another spectacular outing that has confirmed Nigeria’s progress to the Next Level in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Egypt 2019. With a well-deserved victory over the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, President Buhari believes, like millions of other sports-loving Nigerians, that the mission of having the… Read More »

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Rohr ‘not fooling anybody’ calling South Africa favourites

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter dismissed the assertion from his Nigeria counterpart Gernot Rohr that Bafana Bafana are the favourites heading into Wednesday’s Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final showdown Baxter’s side shocked tournament hosts Egypt in the last 16 having only scraped through the group stage, but he was quick to temper expectations against a… Read More »

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President Buhari Hails Super Eagles Afcon Progress

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the Super Eagles of Nigeria for making progress in the African Cup of Nations Egypt 2019, after a delightful win over Cameroonian football team. President Buhari recognises the hardwork, team spirit and sportsmanship the boys have exhibited in the tournament, which are good signs for a team destined to excel. With… Read More »

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Lampard speaks on talking with Abramovich before taking Chelsea job

Frank Lampard has denied speaking to Chelsea owner, Roman Abramovich, before he was appointed the club’s new head coach, ESPN reports. The 41-year-old claimed that club director, Marina Granovskaia, led the recruitment process. Chelsea unveiled Lampard to the media on Thursday, after securing him on a three-year contract from Derby County. He replaces Maurizio Sarri,… Read More »