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Champions League draw: Ahmed Musa to face Porto, Iheanacho gets Barcelona

Ahmed Musa and his Leicester City teammates have been grouped to face Portuguese giants FC Porto.​
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Champions League| Iheanacho suffers injury blow

Iheanacho pulled up while chasing a pass in the 74th minute and had to be replaced by Fernandinho.

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Nigeria League| Yobo to join Kano Pillars

Yobo, 36, played over a 100 times for Nigeria’s national team.

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CAF Champions League: Enyimba bow out with Sundowns win

Sundowns advance to the semifinals despite the loss.

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ANALYSIS: Old tunes on replay as Nigeria takes back seat at Rio

Twenty years ago, Nigeria was ahead of Britain at the Olympics.

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SEVEN THINGS: Nigeria’s golden bronze and the other sporting things we saw last week

Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick in the UEFA Champions League last qualifiers as Manchester City thrashed Steaua Bucharest away.

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Nigeria League Review: Wikki Tourists reclaim top spot

Godwin Obaje scored a brace for Wikki

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Nigerian League: Ikorodu United appeals LMC N3.5 million fine

The LMC had given Ikorodu United until 5 p.m. on Aug. 19 to appeal the verdict.

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U-17 AFCON Qualifiers: Nigeria accuses Niger, officials of “daylight robbery”

“In all my life in football, I have never seen this kind of drama…”

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Rio Olympics: Neymar powers Brazil to first football gold medal

The game was decided on penalties.

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NFF surrenders, Japanese doctor hands Mikel, Siasia $390,000 cheque

The 3-2 win over Honduras on Saturday ensured that Nigeria won its first medal since after the Beijing 2008 Olympics.

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U-17 AFCON Qualifiers: World Champions, Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets crash out

This is the first time in the country’s history that Nigeria won’t be part of all AFCON tournaments at all levels.

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Nigeria wins first medal in Rio as Dream Team beat Honduras

Nigeria had now won football gold, silver and bronze at the Olympics.

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Crisis brews as NFF ‘hijacks’ $390,000 Dream Team gift from Japanese doctor

Mr. Takasu said he made the donation to the players after hearing about their financial crisis.

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Usain Bolt signs off Olympic career by thanking fans

The relay race gave Bolt the Triple-Triple record that he set for himself on coming to Rio.

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Four Matches to Watch: Pillars charging to stop Rivers United, Arsenal seek redemption

Zinedine Zidane knows that as manager of Real Madrid, Los Blancos must upstage Barcelona this season or else he would have to leave.

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English Premier League strengthens Nigerian reach with FC Ifeanyi Ubah

FC Ifeanyi Ubah are currently seventh on the league table, with 46 points.

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Bolt makes it a historic triple treble

“There you go. I’m the greatest,” Bolt tells the BBC after the race.

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Rio Olympics| Nigeria finishes last in 4x100m Women’s relay

Nigeria’s chances of winning any medal now lies in the football team that will play Honduras on Saturday.

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NFF “shocked” at Minister’s suggestion Olympics travel hitch was a “hoax”

Sports minister insinuated on television that there was sharp practices in handling of Olympics preps.

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Tennis: 16th Lagos Governor’s Cup begins on October

This year’s edition will be the second since Governor Akinwunmi Ambode assumed office.

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2017 AFCON Qualifiers| Rohr invites 23 players for Tanzania clash

The match is a dead rubber as both teams have been eliminated.