Abuja – Liverpool and Senegal forward Sadio Mane has returned to the English Premier League club earlier than scheduled after tweaking his hamstring on international duty, the Senegal Football Federation has said.CRUSHING… Liverpool’s Sadio Mane collides with City’s keeper Ederson in their EPL match yesterday. Mane was given the marching order and Liverpool collapsed to a 5-0 defeat.
Four-time champions Italy face missing out on the World Cup for the first time since 1958, a potential national humiliation likened to the “apocalypse” by the team’s fanatical supporters.
Italy need to overturn a 1-0 play-off first-leg defeat against Sweden at the San Siro on Monday.
Ahmed Maude, the immediate past President of the Nigeria Referees Association (NRA), says that the body will soon begin the screening of match officials ahead of the 2017/2018 league season.
Maude said on Monday in Lagos that, the association would ensure that those selected to officiate would be the very best of the lot.
“Initially we wanted to commence training on Nov.
NASE will hold annually and equally honour excelling sports administrators as well as corporate bodies. The Nigerian Awards for Sporting Excellence (NASE) has been scheduled to hold on Saturday, December 2 at Airport Hotel, Ikeja Lagos.
Super Eagles star, Victor Moses says he is working hard in his bid to become the best player in Africa. The Chelsea right wing-back has been nominated for two prestigious awards, Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) Player of the Year and BBC’s African Player of the Year prizes.
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The Technical Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have announced the appointment of Abdullahi Maikaba as the new coach of the Nigeria U17 male football team.
Finidi GeorgeDespite reports linking former International Finidi George, the NFF announced Maikaba who presently handles Akwa United as the new coach alongside four others as his assistants.
By Gabriel Olawale
A landmark study led by the Black Dog Institute has revealed that regular exercise of any intensity can prevent future depression.
Exercise: Study recommends exercise as therapy to depression.The finding which was published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, show that even small amounts of exercise can protect against depression, with mental health benefits seen regardless of age or gender.
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Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo announced on Sunday that he had become a father for the fourth time after girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez gave birth to a baby girl, Alana Martina.
“Alana Martina has just been born! Both Geo and Alana are doing great.
Cristiano Ronaldo has become a father for the fourth time after girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez gave birth on Sunday.
The Real Madrid superstar has welcomed a baby girl into the world, named Alana Martina.
Maikaba will continue in his positions at Akwa United which he will combine with the U -17 side. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have appointed Akwa United boss Abdul Maikaba as coach of Nigeria’s U-17, the Golden Eaglets.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has revealed the changes he will make in his squad from the one that drew 1-1 with Algeria when they face Argentina tomorrow in Russia.
England manager Gareth Southgate is attempting to build a squad of leaders ahead of the World Cup and that may lead to another new captain
The defender has a Nigerian father.
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The Super Eagles of Nigeria have arrived safely in southern Russian city of Krasnodar, ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly against the La Albiceleste’s of Argentina. The Krasnodar arena where the friendly encounter is scheduled to hold has a capacity of 33,000.