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  • Photo of Shearer, Henry become first Inductees of the Premier League hall of fame

    Shearer, Henry become first Inductees of the Premier League hall of fame

    Alan Shearer and Thierry Henry have become the first players to be inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame is the highest individual honour awarded to players by the League and celebrates the talent and achievements of standout professionals who have featured in the division since its creation in 1992. To be eligible, players must have been retired as of August 1, 2020. Former Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle United striker Shearer still holds the record as the Premier League’s highest scorer with 260 goals in 441 appearances across 14 seasons. Former England forward is a…

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  • Photo of #EuropeanSuperLeague: 14 angry clubs set to tell Big Six clubs to leave the premier league

    #EuropeanSuperLeague: 14 angry clubs set to tell Big Six clubs to leave the premier league

    14 premier league clubs have held an emergency meeting where they all reportedly agreed to tell the big six ‘rebel’ clubs to quit the Premier League over their decision to set the European Super league. The big six clubs- Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham, Liverpool and Arsenal released a statement on Monday announcing their desire to set up their own European Super League to rival the UEFA champions league. The big six argue they don’t make as much money as their brands deserve and feel that with the new ESL they will make much more money than given to…

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  • Photo of BREAKING: Mourinho sacked as Tottenham Hotspur Manager

    BREAKING: Mourinho sacked as Tottenham Hotspur Manager

    Jose Mourinho has been fired as manager of Tottenham Hotspur on Monday Morning. Mourinho took charge of the Premier League side in November 2019 replacing Mauricio Pochettino. The former Chelsea and Manchester United boss penned a deal until the end of the 2023 season. In his first campaign, Mourinho took Spurs from 14th in the Premier League to finish sixth, securing Europa League qualification. However, they were knocked out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage by RB Leipzig. Spurs are currently seventh in the table, five points off the Champions League places and play Manchester City in the…

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  • Photo of 10 Year Old Stephanie Onusiriuka wins Best Overall Gymnast in Nigeria (photos)

    10 Year Old Stephanie Onusiriuka wins Best Overall Gymnast in Nigeria (photos)

    A 10-year old Stephanie Onusiriuka who Competed in the National Sports Festival Edo 2020 has won best overall gymnast in Nigeria. She won 1 Gold, 2 Silvers and 1 Bronze. Making her the youngest Gymnast to win a Gold Medal in the National sports Festival as her aim is to compete at the Olympics and win Several Gold medals. Stephanie has Training tours in South Africa, Sychelles and Usa. She also has several international competitions lined up for her this Spring break. She took part in Simone biles handstand Challenge and beat Simone Biles to her handstand Challenge; Stephanie finished…

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  • Photo of Ahmed Musa rejoins his boyhood club, Kano Pillars, until the end of the season

    Ahmed Musa rejoins his boyhood club, Kano Pillars, until the end of the season

    Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has rejoined his boyhood club Kano Pillars for a second stint until the end of the season. The former Leicester City and CSKA Moscow winger, 28, has been a free agent since parting ways with Saudi Pro League side Al Nassr in October. His return to Sai Masu Gida comes nearly a decade after he first left the club to join VVV Venlo in Netherland in 2011. A statement from the Kano Pillars website read: “Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has sensationally returned to Kano Pillars FC for the remainder of the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional…

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  • Photo of Chelsea 4 – 1 Crystal Palace: Blues move back to fourth with a commanding win

    Chelsea 4 – 1 Crystal Palace: Blues move back to fourth with a commanding win

    Chelsea moved back up to fourth in the Premier League table after a blistering 4-1 win over Crystal Palace on Friday, April 9. Before kick-off of the London derby, both teams observed a two-minute silence for His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away on Saturday April 9. Then in quick transition the Blues were 2-0 up inside 10 minutes and before Crystal palace could recognize what was going on, Chelsea were already 3-0 ahead on the 30th minute. Kai Havertz scoring his first Premier League goal since October, guided the ball into the net from…

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  • Photo of Real Madrid 2-1 Barcelona: Zinedine Zidane’s men go top of the table (As it happened)

    Real Madrid 2-1 Barcelona: Zinedine Zidane’s men go top of the table (As it happened)

    Real Madrid are now top of the La Liga table after doing the double over Barcelona for the first time since 2007-08 by winning 2-1 on Saturday night, April 10.  It was a very entertaining game as Madrid’s counter-attacking tactics worked well, particularly in the first half as Karim Benzema put Madrid 1-0 ahead. 33-year-old Benzema was first to meet Lucas Vazquez’s low cross towards the near post, squeezing a backheeled flick past Marc-Andre ter Stegen for his 25th goal in 35 appearances this season. Barcelona fell further behind when Kroos’ free-kick took a deflection off Sergino Dest on its…

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  • Photo of Heavily pregnant athlete wins gold medal in Taekwomdo at Edo 2020

    Heavily pregnant athlete wins gold medal in Taekwomdo at Edo 2020

    A pregnant athlete, Aminat Idrees has won a gold medal in Taekwondo at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival in Benin, Edo State. Aminat who is said to be 8 months pregnant, won a gold medal for Lagos in the Mixed Poomsae category in Taekwondo alongside her male counterpart, Arowora Roqeeb. The University of Lagos graduate, also won Silver in the female team Poomsae category and an individual bronze in the same category making her one of the leading medalists at the ongoing festival.

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  • Photo of Kelechi Iheanacho signs new four-year contract at Leicester City worth £100,000 (N52.6m) per week (photos)

    Kelechi Iheanacho signs new four-year contract at Leicester City worth £100,000 (N52.6m) per week (photos)

    Nigeria international, Kelechi Iheanacho has signed a new contract with Leicester City that will keep him at the King Power Stadium until 2024. He was handed a new deal following his impressive performances for the side this season, scoring 12 goals and providing five assists in 28 appearances across all competitions. He was previously earning £60,000 weekly but his new deal sees him earn £100,000 per week (about N52.6m) Iheanacho has been at the club since the summer of 2017 when he joined from Manchester City. “I can’t express how I’m feeling. I’m excited, I’m happy, I’m overwhelmed! It’s a…

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  • Photo of ‘I tell myself I’m better than Messi & Ronaldo’ – Kylian Mbappe talks about why he has an inflated ego

    ‘I tell myself I’m better than Messi & Ronaldo’ – Kylian Mbappe talks about why he has an inflated ego

    France and Paris Saint-Germain star, Kylian Mbappe has admitted that he tells himself he is better than Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo before matches as he feels it’s important to have an inflated ego. Mbappe has enjoyed a meteoric rise to prominence at Paris Saint-Germain over the past four years and many football fans feel he is the man to take over as the best player in world football when Messi and Ronaldo finally retire. According to Mbappe, 22, seeing himself above the Barcelona star and Juventus striker is a self-motivation tactic, saying it’s necessary if you want to reach…

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  • Photo of Nigerians celebrate as Super Eagles beat Benin to secure AFCON qualification

    Nigerians celebrate as Super Eagles beat Benin to secure AFCON qualification

    Super Eagles fans took to social media en masse on Saturday to celebrate Nigeria’s qualification to the Africa Cup of Nations. Even before a ball was kicked in their qualifier against Benin, the West African giants had already secured their berth in Cameroon due to results elsewhere. Sierra Leone’s 0-0 draw with Lesotho in the group’s other qualifier meant that Nigeria, who headed into the match against Benin on eight points, could not be stopped. Benin, in second on seven points, remain in the hunt, as do third-placed Sierra Leone. However, the Leone Stars—on four points— cannot catch up with…

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  • Photo of “I hawked fufu before relocating abroad” – Nigerian born UFC Superstar, Kamaru Usman

    “I hawked fufu before relocating abroad” – Nigerian born UFC Superstar, Kamaru Usman

    Nigerian born martial arts champion, Kamaru Usman has disclosed that he hawked fufu in Nigeria before he relocated to the United States. The UFC current welterweight champion made this known in an interview on Channels Television. The Auchi-born fighter who moved to the US at the age of 8, described his mother as a hustler who sold different things. Usman said; “We grew up in the village. We farmed. As a small boy, farm boy, I used to hawk Akpu, put hot Akpu on my head. I came from nothing. “There is just struggle every day, the struggle to, how…

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