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Rangers and Enugu state FA assure collaboration

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Management of Rangers International F.C and the Enugu state Football Association have assured followers of the game in the state and around the world that there would be proper collaboration between both...

Spurs beat Arsenal, Bournemouth stun Leicester, Wolves and Villa win

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It was a classic Jose Mourinho masterclass as Tottenham came from behind to beat Arsenal 2-1 in his first north London derby at the new Tottenham Stadium on Sunday (July 12).

Eto’o urges Xavi to return to Barça

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Legendary striker, Samuel Eto’o insists that Xavi Hernandez must return to Barcelona while Lionel Messi is still playing, with the former Cameroon ace branding six-time Ballon d’Or winner, Messi, the “God of...

Lewis Hamilton “appalled” by UK government’s handling of coronavirus pandemic.

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Six-time Formula One champion, Lewis Hamilton says he's "appalled" by the way Boris Johnson and the UK Government have responded to the coronavirus pandemic. New quarantine rules have now...

A Pro’s trail: Q&A with Abuchi Obinwa

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Abuchi Obinwa - third from the right - with the USA junior team (picture courtesy of Abuchi Obinwa) Abuchi Obinwa is a Nigerian-American currently playing professional football in the United States. He was...

George Floyd: DFB set to ‘examine’ tributes

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The DFB will have revealed that it will examine tributes Jadon Sancho, Marcus Thuram and Weston McKennie made to George Floyd during Bundesliga matches at the weekend. After scoring...

Ramos injured Salah intentionally says Chiellini

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Juventus centre-back Giorgio Chiellini has insisted that Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos intentionally injured Liverpool forward, Mohammed Salah in the 2018 UEFA Champions League final. Chiellini however revealed that he is full of admiration...

Everton ‘appalled’ as Moise Kean breaches COVID-19 protocols

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Premier League club, Everton have expressed their displeasure with striker, Moise Kean after the striker allegedly breached the coronavirus government guidelines.The Toffees say they are "appalled" by the behavior of Kean whose...

Argungu Fishing Festival 2020 – Too close for comfort?

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Images from the March 2020 Argungu Fishing Festival have provoked questions over the wisdom of holding such a huge gathering in the face of a growing wordwide Corona pandemic. However, the massive river festival, unrivalled in Africa,...

BEATING CORONA – An SPNAfrica series.

Clinton Gahwiler outside Chelsea FC, in pre-Corona times. “IT'S JUST MESSED UP” A psychologist at one of Africa’s leading sports institutes has warned of a looming mental health crisis that...

Djokovic secures 2020 Rome Masters title

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Serbian tennis star, Novak Djokovic won a record-breaking title at the Internazionali d'Italia on Monday (September 21) with a straight sets victory over Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman. The world number one defeated Diego Schwartzman 7-5 6-3 in Monday's final,...

Halep claims Internazionali d’Italia title

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Romanian tennis star Simona Halep has won the 2020 Internazionali d'Italia title in an injury-marred final round victory over Karolina Pliskova. Halep was leading the two-time defending champion 6-0 2-1 in Rome when Pliskova retired in tears...

Osimhen makes winning debut for Napoli

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Victor Osimhen made his official debut for Serie A club, SSC Napoli in the Partenopei’s 2-0 win over AC Parma on Sunday (September 20). The Nigerian marksman was overlooked from the start...

Nadal knocked out of Rome masters

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Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal has been knocked out of the Internazionali d'Italia. He was eliminated in the quarter-finals by Argentina's Diego Schwartzman on Saturday (September 19), a defeat which represents a...

Liverpool sign Diogo Jota from Wolves

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Liverpool have completed two major signings in a spate of just two days. The Reds followed up the signing of Thiago Alcantara with the significant acquisition of 23-year-old Portugal striker Diogo Jota...

Tottenham sign Gareth Bale from Real Madrid

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Tottenham have completed a season-long loan-signing of Gareth Bale from Real Madrid. Bale is returning to the club he left in 2013. The 31-year-old Wales international Winger joined Real...

Nadal and Djokovic make progress at Rome Masters

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Spanish tennis great, Rafael Nadal is on course for a 10th Internazionali d'Italia title as he comfortably beat Dusan Lajovic to join top seed Novak Djokovic in the last eight. Competing in...

Schalke trouncing to represent Bayern’s benchmark says Flick

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Bayern Munich head coach, Hansi Flick wants his side's 8-0 destruction of Schalke on the opening day of the 2020/21 Bundesliga season to represent a benchmark for the rest of the campaign....

Klopp pleased with Thiago capture

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Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp has said he had not expected to persuade Bayern Munchen star, Thiago Alcantara, to move to Liverpool. Klopp said his decision to push for the deal was almost...

Bayern smash Schalke 8-0 in Bundesliga opener

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Bundesliga champions, FC Bayern Munchen got their title defence off to a flyer with an 8-0 thrashing of Schalke 04 at the Allianz Arena on Friday night. A peerless Serge Gnabry netted...