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Lagos State Government on Wednesday guaranteed a successful hosting of the 4th edition of the Lagos International Taekwondo Classics scheduled to hold from Nov. 23 to Nov.27 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium. Titi Oshodi, the Head of Public Relations, State...
French midfielder Paul Pogba says he and his France team-mates must approach the World Cup finals in June with the right mindset as that counts more than technical ability. The 25-year-old Manchester United star — capped 51 times and a...
Russia’s foreign ministry said on Monday that British threats to boycott the 2018 FIFA World Cup would damage ties with Moscow and hurt world sport, Interfax news agency reported. The British government had said it would respond decisively to any...
The Nigeria Football Federation has released a 30-man provisional list ahead of the 2018 World Cup to hold in Russia next month. Among the prominent players that featured on the list are Victor Moses, John Mikel Obi, Leo Balogun and Ahmed...
Onigbinde told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the victory was deserving. He said that Nigeria’s global ranking in football would definitely appreciate with the friendly match results. He added that “we out-marked the Argentines in almost every aspect with...
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has been paid his full salary for November and December. Disclosing this yesterday, President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick said the Franco-German coach has also been offered a two-year extension to his...
Chelsea boss, Antonio Conte has absolved Super Eagles striker, Victor Moses of any blames after their 3-1 loss at home to Tottenham Hotspurs. Moses assisted Alvaro Morata’s first goal for Chelsea but lost possession of the ball close to his 18-...
What manner of a goalkeeper is he? That is the question Deportivo La Coruna shot stopper will answer today if he gets the opportunity to man the post against Argentina in the international friendly scheduled to hold in Krasnodar,...
Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta has dismissed reports that the Serie A champions are interested in signing Italian striker Mario Balotelli as “a hoax”. There were reports that a five-year deal was in the offing for the former Manchester City...

Wenger slams Mourinho

Arsene Wenger has hinted Jose Mourinho should stop complaining about being unable to match Manchester City’s spending power. Arsenal boss Wenger has insisted he has “learned to cope” with battling richer rivals during his 21-years in charge of the Gunners. A...
Nigeria’s Super Eagles go up against the Fennecs of Algeria in Constantine on Friday with a determination to finish the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying campaign unbeaten. Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr and Skipper Mikel John Obi said this much...