Thursday, May 23, 2019

Liverpool’s Mane suffers injury scare on Senegal duty

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.

World Cup: Italy in ‘do or die’ match against Sweden

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.

Referees screening to begin soon, says former NRA president

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: Nigerian Awards for Sporting Excellence holds Dec. 2 in Lagos

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.

Moses: I want to be Africa’s best

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.

NFF shuns Finidi, appoints Maikaba Nigeria U-17 team coach

…Bala Nikyu U-17 women coach
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.

1 hour of exercise weekly prevents depression — Study

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.

Australia draw at Honduras in World Cup playoff first leg

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Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes Father For Fourth Time

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 Becomes Father of Four

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.

Abdul Maikaba: NFF appoint Akwa United boss as coach of Golden Eaglets

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.

Rohr drops Ezenwa

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’s Gareth Southgate considering new captain against Brazil

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

Russia-based defender joins Super Eagles for Argentina friendly

The defender has a Nigerian father.
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Nigeria vs Argentina: Super Eagles arrive Russia ahead of friendly clash

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.