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Mikel Will Get N607m Yearly At Trabzonspor

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi will earn €1.5m (N607m) per season at his new club Trabzonspor, Sports Extra has reliably scooped. Mikel, 32, signed a two-year deal with the option of an additional 12 months joined the Turkish club this ...

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AFCON 2019: Ighalo Wins Bronze For Nigeria

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, scored the only goal of the third place match between Nigeria and Tunisia from a close range in the third minute of the game when he took advantage of a mix-up in the Tunisian defense ...

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AFCON 2019 S/Final: Algeria 2-1 Nigeria

Riyad Mahrez fired in a late free-kick from outside the penalty area to give Algeria a dramatic 2-1 victory over Nigeria in a fiercely contested semi-final tie at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday night. William Troost-Ekong, the ...

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Nigeria 1-0 Guinea

The Super Eagles on Wednesday became the first team to reach the Round of 16 in Egypt. They have played two matches, won both, scored two goals and obtained the maximum six points. Kenneth Omeruo scored the only goal at ...

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Women’s World Cup: Nigeria Players Threaten Sit-In Protest Over Unpaid Bonuses And Allowances

Nigeria threatened a sit-in protest at their hotel over unpaid bonuses and allowances following their Women’s World Cup last-16 defeat by Germany. One player told the BBC the team held an overnight meeting in their Grenoble hotel with Aisha Falode, ...

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VAR Controversy Overshadows England’s 3-0 Win Over Cameroon In The Last 16

England progressed to the quarter-finals of the Women’s World Cup with a 3-0 victory over an enraged Cameroon side who protested after two VAR decisions went against them. Goals from Steph Houghton, Ellen White and Alex Greenwood sent England through ...

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Portugal Wins UEFA Nations League

Portugal on Sunday won the inaugural UEFA Nations League after defeating Netherlands 1-0 in the final. Goncalo Guedes scored the only goal of the match in the 60th minute. Earlier, England came third in the Nations League after defeating Switzerland ...

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AFCON 2019: Rohr Names Final Super Eagles 23-Man Squad

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has named his 23-man going to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations this month. Kelechi Iheanacho and Semi Ajayi are the two players that have been dropped from the team. Both players ...

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Women’s World Cup: Norway Beat Super Falcons 3-0

Former champions Norway kicked off their Women’s World Cup campaign with a routine 3-0 victory over Nigeria, despite the absence of Ballon d’Or winner Ada Hegerberg. Guro Reiten’s deflected shot gave the 1995 winners the lead on 17 minutes in ...

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Nigeria 0-0 Zimbabwe

Africa Cup of Nations outsiders Zimbabwe kept a third consecutive clean sheet in warm-up matches by drawing 0-0 with title contenders Nigeria in rain-lashed Asaba on Saturday. Zimbabwe, who will be  in Group A with hosts Egypt, the Democratic Republic ...

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