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The Nigeria Volleyball Premier League came to an end on Saturday 10th November with history created when Nigeria Custom service logged it out with Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps both competing for the Premiership title at the Male and Female category.   However, this time NCS vigorously stopped the NSCDC men and women from taking up the title they have held on to the past years with a defeat of the women 3-0 and men 2-1 to emerge champions.   Performing the trophy presentat...
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President Muhammadu Buhari has tasked athletes in the country to give their best to promote unity at the flag off of the Ministry of Interior Games (MIGA), which began yesterday. He said the event was aimed at unearthing new talents for Team Nigeria. Speaking at the opening ceremony at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium Kaduna, President Buhari, who was represented by the Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai, said that the MIGA Games would foster unity and harmony among the services under the ministry....
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The Chief Operating Officer, League Management Company, LMC, Salihu Abubakar has said that the 2018/19 NPFL league season cannot commence on December 1 as it was earlier announced. Salihu who made this known during interaction with journalists in Abuja after the NPFL Club Owners meeting opined that many factors were responsible for the shift adding that LMC will announce new date for the kick off soon. Further findings reveal that the decision of NNL promote 8 clubs to the NPFL is the reas...
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The former Gunners midfielder has accused the Chilean of "going into hiding" after chasing a big-money salary at Old Trafford Emmanuel Petit has accused Alexis Sanchez of going into hiding after receiving his big pay-day at Manchester United, jokingly suggesting Jose Mourinho signed his brother instead. After a disappointing 2-2 draw at Southampton that has seen the Red Devils slip further behind in the race to finish in the top four, United will look to bounce back when they take on Arsen...
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anny Welbeck may have already played his last game for Arsenal, with the forward looking likely to join Aaron Ramsey in leaving on a free transfer next summer. Sky Sports News understands the Gunners currently have no plans to offer Welbeck a new contract, and his current deal expires in June 2019. With the 28-year-old out with a long-term ankle injury, which required two rounds of surgery in November, any future appearances in the Arsenal first team, even this season, are therefore in dou...
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Man United need Financial Fair Play to compete’ 07 December 2018  |  23:40 Jose Mourinho © Getty Images Jose Mourinho says it is vital that Uefa clamps down on Financial Fair Play infringements to level the playing field and enable Manchester United to become serious Premier League title contenders again.   Mourinho's comments appear to be aimed at Manchester City, who are the subject of an ongoing investigation by European football's governing body into alleged FFP breaches. I...
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The Deputy Governor of the State, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John -Jonah made the plea, when the South-South Zonal Coordinator of the National Sports Commission, Mr Sunny Obot presented the Torch of Unity for the 19thNational Sports Festival to him at the Peace Park in Yenagoa. He said the move would not only nurture the innate talents of the teeming youths but will also enable them to channel their energies to positive ventures, build friendships and bridges of unity across the country. Des...
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Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has continued where he left off last season in the English Premier League EPL.The defensive midfielder is now ranked 20th best passer according to the statistics page of the English Premier League. Ndidi has featured in all 13 EPL games for Leicester City this season and has made 715 successful passes so far this season. Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi, who has scored once this season has made 258 successful passes so far in 11 EPL games to finish as the 20...
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Lionel Messi's goal against PSV Eindhoven helped the Barcelona star surpass Cristiano Ronaldo to reclaim a Champions League record and the Portugal star will have a long way to go to win it back. By scoring Barcelona's opening goal in the 61st minute, Messi moved to 106 career Champions League goals for Barcelona. The finish sees the Argentine reclaim the record for most Champions League goals for one club, surpassing the mark of 105 set by Ronaldo during his time at Real Madrid. Now wi...
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The German has repeatedly defended the under-fire striker in recent weeks and he came off the bench to net the winner in a vital 3-1 win at Burnley It was only eight minutes, but it felt like a lifetime.  For eight minutes, Liverpool’s world was threatening to cave in. For eight minutes, they trailed in the rain. Soaked to the skin and watching their title dreams fade away in the Lancashire gloom. This was no way to spend a Wednesday. It was alright in the end, though. After eight minut...
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U.S. national team and Columbus Crew goalkeeper Zack Steffen has finalized his transfer to Manchester City after completing his medical and signing his new contract on Thursday, multiple sources have confirmed to Goal. The 23-year-old goalkeeper will join the Premier League champions for a transfer fee of $7.5 milion (£6m) that could rise to $10m if Steffen reaches certain incentives.  With Steffen unlikely to succeed in his quest to secure a UK work permit, the American goalkeeper is expe...
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he Egyptian forward was at his awesome best once more against Bournemouth, with a stunning performance seeing him close in on the Barcelona talisman Mohamed Salah is back in the groove for Liverpool, with only Lionel Messi having managed more league goals across Europe’s leading divisions since the start of last season. The Egyptian forward was at his awesome best during the Premier League clash with Bournemouth on Saturday. He headed into that fixture without a goal in his previous thr...
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