Tunde Eludini

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Super Eagles arrive Corsica for friendly match

Super Eagles arrive Corsica for friendly match

The Nigerian national football team have confirmed their arrival in Corsica for a friendly match with the national team of the tiny Island. The Eagles arrived Corsica Tuesday evening and have since checked into the Best Western Hotel, Ajaccio Amiraute before they resume training on Wednesday. The Super Eagles Technical…

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Festac Town: Lagos cultural town turns football nursery

While Festac Town in Lagos is notorious for social vices like prostitution and internet fraud, a brighter side to the community is now emerging as a nursery for football talents. The town grew out of quarters built by the Nigerian government for participants at the Second World African Festival of…

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Victor Moses targets double with Chelsea

Nigeria international, Victor Moses, has declared that he is keen to win a domestic double with Chelsea this season. Having emerged champions in the Premier League, Moses is ready to tone down on celebrations as he has already switched focus to Saturday's FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium where Chelsea…

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Arsenal begin talks to sign Nigerian striker

Arsenal have begun official discussions to sign a Nigerian striker, Henry Onyekuru, according to a report on Sky Sports. The 19-year-old, who presently plays for KAS Eupen, is the top scorer in the Belgium domestic league with 23 goals and has already been invited to the Super Eagles camp. Aside…

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Real Madrid reclaim La Liga title from Barcelona

Real Madrid on Sunday halted Barcelona's recent dominance in the LaLiga as they reclaimed the title in style. With a 2-0 win away from home against Malaga, Real Madrid secured their 33rd La Liga title, and their first since the 2011-12 season. Los Blancos knew that a point would be…

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Nigeria Premier League Review: Sunshine, Shooting Stars suffer home defeat

Sunshine Stars and Shooting Stars of Ibadan both started the second half of the season in the Nigeria Professional Football League on a disappointing note. While Sunshine Stars were beaten 1-0 by Lobi Stars it was worse for Shooting Stars who were beaten blue by FC Ifeanyi Ubah who secured…

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LIVE UPDATES: Real Madrid out to dethrone Barcelona in LaLiga

The Spanish La Liga is heading for a thrilling climax today (Sunday), and all pointers suggest Real Madrid would end their long wait for a domestic League crown since their 2012 triumph. Having done the needful to win their outstanding game against Celta Vigo in their last outing, all Real…

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EPL Season Ends: Chelsea Crowned Champions In Style, Arsenal Miss Out On Champions League

The English Premier League ended in style on Sunday as Chelsea ended the season on a high, beating Sunderland 5-1. Sunday’s win was the 30th for the Blues and it is a record number for the London club in a single season. Javier Manquillo surprisingly shot the hosts in front…

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La Liga final day showdown: Real Madrid out to dethrone Barcelona

The Spanish La Liga is heading for a thrilling climax today (Sunday), and all pointers suggest Real Madrid would end their long wait for a domestic League crown since their 2012 triumph. Having done the needful to win their outstanding game against Celta Vigo in their last outing, all Real…

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Injury scare for Nigeria’s Leon Balogun as team escapes relegation

Super Eagles defender, Leon Balogun, could only play for 18 minutes in the final day of action in the German Bundesliga on Saturday. The Nigerian defender had to give way for Alexander Hack as it was feared that he may have cupped another injury. At the end, Balogun’s Mainz 05 were beaten 2-0 by…

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Home-based Eagles to depart for Corsica, Togo friendly Monday

The Nigeria Football Federation has announced that Super Eagles chief coach, Salisu Yusuf, will lead a contingent of goalkeepers trainer Alloy Agu, home–based professionals, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Alhassan Ibrahim, Stephen Odey and Sikiru Olatubosun and backroom staff to Paris on May 22, from where they will travel to Corsica. The NFF…

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Qatar Club to hand Babatunde Michael new deal

Super Eagles attacking midfielder, Michael Babatunde, has revealed that he is set to get a new deal with his Qatari club, Qatar SC. Qatar SC are keen to reward the Nigerian star with a new improved contract following his brilliant debut season at the club and the enormous impact he…

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AFN Elections: Thomas Vows To Reposition Nigeria Athletics

An aspirant for the position of President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN, Olukayode Thomas, has promised to transform the federation into a success story in the shortest possible time. Thomas, a former Sports Editor of The Guardian and Next on Sunday and currently the Director, Communications and Media…

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Nigeria Athletics Coaches Set To Elect Representative Into New AFN Board

Track and Field Coaches across Nigeria are finally set to conduct their polls to produce a viable representative that would be their voice in the incoming board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN. Coach Stephen Nuhu, who is the scribe of the Track and Field Coaches of Nigeria, TAFCAN,…

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Ronaldo shoots Real Madrid back to the top

Two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and one each from Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos on Wednesday took Real Madrid back to the summit of the La Liga table with one game left to be played this season. Los Blancos thrashed Celta Vigo 4-1 away from home in their outstanding game…

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Islamic Solidarity Games: Nigeria Wins First Medal

Team Nigeria finally made it to the medals’ table at the ongoing Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. Nathaniel Glory Onome won the country’s first medal having finished second in the Women’s 400m Hurdles event. She posted a time of 55.90secs way behind the gold medalist, Adekoya Oluwakemi, who though…

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Iwobi returns as Arsenal beat Sunderland

The Nigeria international, Alex Iwobi, finally had a taste of action with Arsenal, after a long time, as he was introduced as a second half substitute in the Gunners’ 2-0 win over already relegated Sunderland. Iwobi in recent times has been condemned to the bench, but coach Arsene Wenger gave…

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Nigeria’s Wilfred Ndidi wins Leicester City’s young player award

Nigerian international, Wilfred Ndidi, has been voted as Leicester City’s Young Player of the Year. At an award ceremony held on Monday night, Ndidi saw off his other contemporaries to emerge the top gun in that category. Ndidi won the prestigious award despite just joining the Foxes in January from…

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Nigeria’s Ola Aina in action as Chelsea win seven-goal thriller

New Super Eagles’ recruit, Ola Aina, was in action on Monday night as Chelsea put up a champion's display to beat Watford FC 4-3 at the Stanford Bridge. Aina came in for Kennedy in the 75th and he also registered his name on the scorers’ sheet. The Blues squandered a…

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Victor Moses secures new endorsement deal

The good times are rolling fast and thick for the Nigerian and Chelsea star, Victor Moses, who last Friday won his first Premier League title with the Blues. While Moses who has had an amazing season is making it count on the pitch, he is also making a fortune for…

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Tottenham defeat Man U, win last game at White Hart Lane

Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday signed off from their White Hart lane home ground on a high as they posted a 2-1 win over Manchester United. Goals from Victor Wanyama and Harry Kane saw Spurs cruising to a win in their final home game even as they sealed their place as…

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FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Algeria coach keen to overtake Nigeria

The Algeria national team coach, Lucas Alcaraz, has not given up on the Desert Foxes qualifying for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup ahead of the Super Eagles of Nigeria. Algeria are currently bottom of Group B on just one point after two games. But Alcaraz is keeping hope alive…

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LIVE UPDATES: Real Madrid battle Sevilla as La Liga title race toughens

The La Liga title race is heading for a thrilling climax as Barcelona and Real Madrid continue their hot chase at the summit of the table. In their bid to finally end their title drought, Real Madrid are all set to host Sevilla just four days after an extremely intense…

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EPL: Hull City relegated

Hull City have been relegated from the English Premier League. Hull lost their penultimate game 4-0 to Crystal Palace on Sunday to join two other teams to exit the Premier League this season. The team now has 34 points from 37 matches, four points below Swansea with only one game…

Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen Makes Debut In Germany

Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen makes debut in Germany

Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen, on Saturday officially played his first game in the German Bundesliga as he featured for Wolfsburg in their home game against Borussia Monchengladbach. The long wait for the gangling striker ended when he was brought in as a 59th-minute replacement for Paul-Georges Ntep. While there was…