Tunde Eludini

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Rooney gets two-year driving ban

Former England captain, Wayne Rooney, has bagged a two-year driving ban and has also been ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid community work after pleading guilty to drink-driving charges in court on Monday. The Everton striker apologised for his unpardonable behaviour following his sentencing by a court in northern…

Home based Super Eagles Team. [Photo credit: Goal.com]

WAFU Cup: Super Eagles beat Ghana, qualify for semi-final

The home-based Super Eagles have qualified for the semi-final of the ongoing WAFU Cup of Nations with a crucial 2-0-win on Monday night over the Black Stars of Ghana. After poor displays against Mali and Guinea in their earlier group games, the Super Eagles were condemned to beat hosts and…

during the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations Tournament. Between Nigeria v Sierra Leone in Cape Coast, Ghana on 11 September 2017 ©Christian Thompson/ BackpagePix

Nigeria Vs Ghana: Super Eagles set for crucial clash

The home-based Super Eagles team are at the risk of crashing out of the ongoing WAFU Cup of Nations if they fail to get a win over their Ghanaian counterparts in their final group game on Monday. Barren draws against Mali and then Guinea puts the Eagles in a delicate…

Man United [Photo credit: goal.com]

EPL: Manchester United crush Everton with late goals

Three goals in the last seven minutes saw Manchester United secure a 4-0 win over Everton in the last Premier League game for the weekend. The Red Devils started quite brightly as they took the lead inside the first four minutes through Antonio Valencia. While the thinking was that the…

Victor Moses and Alex Iwobi used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: Brila.net]

Moses, Iwobi start as Arsenal, Chelsea share spoils

The London derby between Chelsea and Arsenal ended 0-0 at the Stanford Bridge on Sunday afternoon. Two Nigerian players, Victor Moses and Alex Iwobi, started for Chelsea and Arsenal respectively in the tight encounter that also saw David Luiz red carded later in the match for the hosts. While Victor…

D'Tigers

Basketball: Silver winning D’Tigers to arrive on Monday

After their silver medal exploits at the just concluded 2017 Afrobasket tournament, D’Tigers will return home in the early hours of Monday aboard a Royal Air Maroc flight. They will arrive without the team captain, Ike Diogu, who will head for the United State of America due to family commitments.…

D'Tigers team.

Tunisia dethrone Nigeria’s D’Tigers as African basketball champions

The Nigeria senior men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, have been dethroned as champions of Africa after they were beaten 77-65 by Tunisia in Saturday’s final of the 2017 Afrobasket tournament. D’Tigers were hoping to get a second continental title and they actually started quite well; winning the first quarter 14-8 despite…

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EPL Review: Manchester City go top after big win

Manchester City has shot to the summit of the Premier League table after recording an emphatic 6-0 win over Watford in Saturday's league clash at Vicarage Road. Sergio Aguero continued his brilliant record against the Hornets by scoring a hat-trick, with other goals coming from the boots of Gabriel Jesus,…

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Nigeria’s D’Tigers overpower Senegal, zoom into Afrobasket final

The Nigeria senior men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, have qualified for the final of the 2017 Afrobasket championship following their hard-earned 76-71 win over Senegal on Friday night. Though they were stretched, D’Tigers were on top of their game as they won three of the four quarters in Friday’s semifinal clash.…

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Afrobasket 2017: D’Tigers beat Cameroon to qualify for semi-final

The Nigeria senior men’s basketball team are through to the semi-final stage of the ongoing 2017 Afrobasket championship. D’Tigers on Thursday recorded a 106-91 victory over Cameroon to edge closer to retaining the African title they won two years ago in Tunisia. The Nigeria team indeed shook off the defeat…

The Super Eagles squad for the 2019 AFCON qualifying match against Bafana Bafana of South Africa, in Uyo on Saturday (10/6/17). Bafana Bafana won 2-0.
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FIFA Rankings: Despite defeating Cameroon, Super Eagles drop six places

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have dropped six places from the 38th to the 44th spot in the latest edition of the monthly FIFA Rankings released on Thursday. Many had expected some upward movement for the Super Eagles having recorded a big 4-0 win and a 1-1 draw against Cameroon…

Real Madrid [Photo: The Morung Express]

UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid start title defence on winning note

The quest by Real Madrid to win three consecutive UEFA Champions League titles got off to a blistering start on Wednesday as the La Liga champions romped to a 3-0 win APOEL. Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid opened their 2017-18 Champions League Group H campaign with the big…

Neymar JR and team-mate, Mbappe celebrate goal

UEFA Champions League: Chelsea, PSG rain goals

It was goals galore on Tuesday night as the UEFA Champions League got off to a stunning start across various centres in Europe. Chelsea and PSG accounted for the most goals in Tuesday’s game as the Blues destroyed Qarabag 6-0 at Stamford Bridge while Neymar and his teammates whipped Celtic…

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2017 WAFU Cup: Nigeria beat Sierra Leone, qualify for group stage

The Super Eagles home-based team have progressed into the group stage of the 2017 WAFU Cup taking place in Ghana after they beat Sierra Leone 2-0 on Monday night in Cape Coast. With the victory, Nigeria will now take on hosts Ghana in a Group A clash on Thursday before…

D'Tigers

Afrobasket 2017: Nigeria’s D’Tigers to battle Cameroon for semi-final ticket

The Nigeria senior men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, have been pitched alongside Cameroon in one of the quarter-final pairings at the ongoing 2017 Afrobasket championship. D’Tigers suffered a shock defeat on Sunday against DR Congo. But that nonetheless, the Coach Alex Nwora-tutored side finished top in Group A to book a…

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Afrobasket 2017: Nigeria’s D’Tigers lose to DR Congo

The Nigeria senior men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, suffered their first defeat at the ongoing 2017 Afrobasket Championship on Sunday. The Nigeria men were hoping to complete a hat trick of wins having defeated Cote d’ Ivoire and Mali in their first two games. However, it was the Democratic Republic of…

Plateau United celebrating victory against Enugu United in Jos on Saturday

Plateau United emerge new league champions

Plateau United are the new champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League. The Kennedy Boboye tutored side beat Enugu Rangers 2-0 in Jos on Saturday to win what is their first ever league title After 38 grueling league games, Plateau United amassed 66 points in total to become the 19th…

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#NPFLFinalDay17 LIVE UPDATES: Plateau United, MFM seek to be Nigerian champions

History will be made either in Jos or in Maiduguri this Saturday where two surprising teams, Plateau United or MFM FC could emerge as champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League for the 2016/17 season. It has been a remarkable year for both teams who are gunning for their first…

Plateau United team

Nigeria League Final Day Preview: Plateau United, MFM seek to be champions

The 2016/17 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL season is set for a thrilling climax this Saturday as a new champion is set to be crowned. Though Plateau United are in prime position for a maiden League title, they still have work to do as they host reigning League champions, Enugu…

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Afrobasket 2017: Nigeria’s D’Tigers start title defence with slim win

The Nigeria senior men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, got their Afrobasket 2017 campaign off to a winning start as they snatched a slim 78-77 victory over Ivory Coast on Friday night in Tunis, Tunisia. The Nigeria men, who are the defending champions, hit the ground running as they took the first…

Zambia Football Team [Photo credit: My Continent]

2018 World Cup qualifiers: Zambia close gap on Nigeria

The race for qualification for the Russia 2018 World Cup has taken a new twist in Group B where the Super Eagles are placed. Zambia with back-to-back wins over Algeria have closed the gap on Nigeria and now have a realistic chance of making it to Russia 2018. The Chipolopolo…

Super eagles celebrating a goal against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in Yaounde

Player rating: How Super Eagles’ players fared against Indomitable Lions in Yaounde.

The Super Eagles on Monday in Yaoundé put up another good shift as they took yet another big step towards qualifying for the Russia 2018 World Cup. Though the team could not secure a double over the Indomitable Lions, they nonetheless collectively put up a commendable show worthy of commendation,…

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Russia 2018: Nigeria play draw with Cameroon, move closer to World Cup qualification

The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon forced a 1-1 draw against the Super Eagles in Monday’s second leg World Cup qualifying match played at the Stade Omnisports Ahmadou Ahidjo in Yaoundé. Having been beaten 4-0 in the reverse fixture last Friday in Uyo, it was expected that the Lions will come…

The Super Eagles squad for the 2019 AFCON qualifying match against Bafana Bafana of South Africa, in Uyo on Saturday (10/6/17). Bafana Bafana won 2-0.
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Cameroon Vs. Nigeria Live Updates: Super Eagles, Lions Fight In Yaoundé

The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon and the Super Eagles of Nigeria are back for a testy clash in the 2018 World Cup qualifying series. The Super Eagles were the better team when both sides clashed last Friday in Uyo, winning 4-0 at the Nest of Champions. While World Cup qualification…

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Renowned measurer, Williamson, to certify route for Lagos Marathon

World-renowned marathon measurer, Norrie Williamson is billed to arrive in Lagos on Monday to begin the certification and calibration of the route or the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. The exercise, according to experts, undoubtedly marks a new phase for the Lagos marathon to join the global elite marathons…