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NPFL: Plateau United retains top spot


As the first half of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season ends, Plateau United of Jos has returned to the top spot. This came about as United sunk Katsina United 3-0 to top the table with 35 points from 18 games. MFM Football Club of Lagos lost 0-2 to fifth-placed Akwa United of Uyo, and finished second place with ...

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CAF Champions League: Rangers, Rivers United crash out


Two Nigerian football teams over the weekend crashed out of this year’s CAF Champions League. Enugu Rangers International Football Club defeated Zamalek FC of Egypt by 2-1, but failed to achieve the target of advancing to the group stage, in the return leg clash of the competition, played at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu in Enugu State. The Nigerian side ...

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Enemies of Man Utd abound – Mourinho


Self-styled Special One, José Mourinho, has lambasted Manchester United’s relentless schedule as the team will have to play three games in the space of seven days. With injuries ravaging his club, the Manchester United manager could not but say, “We have lots of enemies (fixture schedule). Normally the enemies should be Rostov but we have a lot of enemies. It’s ...

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Victor Moses extends contact with Chelsea


It was all smiles at the Stamford Bridge stadium in London on Wednesday, March 1 2017 when Super Eagles striker, Victor Moses, extended his contact by two years with Premier League leader, Chelsea. The new extended contact is worth £75,000-a-week, which is a significant pay rise to his previous £45,000-a-week wages, after becoming a crucial member of Antonio Conge’s table-topping ...

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Wenger rejects £30m record offer from China


Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has turned down an offer to leave the Gunners and move to China as manager, despite the offer of a mouth-watering £30 million a year. This stunning offer from China would have made him the world highest-paid manager in the world. Reports say an unnamed Chinese club was prepared to pay Wenger £30 milion-a-year net, twice ...

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Clubs jostle for players ahead summer window

Dele Alli

As the 2016/17 English Premier League season reaches the third-quarter stage, clubs have begun to engage themselves in a horse race, as they gun for players with an eye on next season’s campaign. Second place league table occupier, Manchester City, have beamed their searchlights on the sensational Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur, dangling a mouth-watering £89 million. The 20-year-old midfielder, ...

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