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  • Photo of We need N81 Million to cut grass in Abuja Stadium – Sports Minister, Sunday Dare

    We need N81 Million to cut grass in Abuja Stadium – Sports Minister, Sunday Dare

    The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has revealed that it will cost the ministry N81m to cut the grass and clear the weed that has taken over the MKO Abiola National Stadium in Abuja. He stated this recently while speaking during the one-day seminar organised by the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) FCT chapter. According to him, the ministry approached the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) seeking what could be done to weed the stadium and they were told it will cost N81m. “We approached AEPB to come see what can be done to clear the…

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  • Photo of Maradona: “One day, I hope we will play soccer together in the sky” – Pele

    Maradona: “One day, I hope we will play soccer together in the sky” – Pele

    Legendary Brazilian Footballer, Pele has mourned his friend Diego Maradona who died on Wednesday of cardiorespiratory arrest at his home. Pele shared a photo of Maradona hoisting the World Cup trophy in 1986 on Instagram and on a sad note said he believes one day they will play soccer together in the sky “Sad news today. I have lost a dear friend, and the world has lost a legend. “There is much more to say, but for now may God give his family strength. One day, I hope, we will play soccer together in the sky, he wrote

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  • Photo of Football Legend, Diego Maradona is dead

    Football Legend, Diego Maradona is dead

    Argentina Football legend Diego Maradona is dead. According to the Argentina newspaper Clarín, the football legend suffered a cardiorespiratory arrest at his home. His death is coming just two weeks after leaving the hospital following his brain surgery.

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  • Photo of Fifa selects two Nigerian Referees for the 2023 Women’s World Cup

    Fifa selects two Nigerian Referees for the 2023 Women’s World Cup

    FIFA has pre-selected two Nigerian referees to officiate at the 2023 Women’s World Cup, which will be co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand. The 2023 Women’s World Cup is expected to be played in 12 cities across both countries from July 10 to August 20. The world’s football governing body has picked a total of 156 referees and assistant referees from all over the world. Ndidi Madu was picked as a referee for the tournament along with seven others from Africa which include Salima Mukansanga (Rwanda), Lidya Abebe (Ethiopia), Fatou Thioune (Senegal), Maria Rivet (Mauritius), Bouchra Karboubi (Morocco), Vincentia Amedome…

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  • Photo of “Rohr is not good enough, let him go”- Yakubu Aiyegbeni reacts to Super Eagles’ 0-0 draw with Sierra Leone

    “Rohr is not good enough, let him go”- Yakubu Aiyegbeni reacts to Super Eagles’ 0-0 draw with Sierra Leone

    Former Super Eagles Player, Yakubu Aiyegbeni has reacted to the Super Eagles’ goalless draw with Sierra Leone in the ongoing AFCON qualifiers. Aiyegbeni who wants Rohr sacked termed him as the worst coach in Nigeria’s football history. According to him, Rohr is not good enough adding that some players should not even be part of the team as they are not good enough. “The coach is not good enough, let him go,” Aiyegbeni told Lagos Talks FM. “Some of the boys are not good enough. I don’t know where they are bringing them from. Who is inviting these players? “Our…

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  • Photo of Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Sports Minister hints at sacking Rohr after AFCON qualifier

    Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Sports Minister hints at sacking Rohr after AFCON qualifier

    The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has hinted that the head coach of the Super Eagles could be sacked after their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Sierra Leone on Tuesday. When both sides first met on Friday, Nigeria surrendered a four-goal lead at half time to draw 4-4 with the Leone Stars. Dare has expressed his disappointment at the team’s collapse and demanded a response in Freetown. He however deferred comments on the suitability or otherwise of Gernot Rohr as manager of the team. “The task at the moment is to get the team firmly back…

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  • Photo of Mohammed Salah tests positive for Covid-19 while on International duty

    Mohammed Salah tests positive for Covid-19 while on International duty

    Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salah has tested positive for Covid-19 while on international duty for Egypt. The Egyptian FA said in a statement that the 28-year-old had returned a positive test, but is not showing any symptoms. The governing body added the rest of the Egypt team tested negative for coronavirus ahead of an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Togo. See the statement below: “The medical swab conducted on our national football team showed that our player, Mohamed Salah, the star of Liverpool, is infected with coronavirus after his test came back positive, although he does not suffer from any…

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  • Photo of Samuel Eto’o involved in Car crash, suffered head injury

    Samuel Eto’o involved in Car crash, suffered head injury

    Former Cameroon striker, Samuel Eto’o, is now in stable condition after he was involved in a car crash around Nkongsamba-Douala road in his country. Eto’o was said to be returning from a wedding ceremony, when his car was hit by a bus on Sunday morning. Although the car was badly damaged in the front, the 39-year-old was immediately moved to a hospital, where he is recovering well. According to France Football, Eto’o suffered a head injury and no life was lost in the accident

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  • Photo of 2022 FIFA World Cup will be my last – Cristiano Ronaldo

    2022 FIFA World Cup will be my last – Cristiano Ronaldo

    Football superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has confirmed that the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be his last, sending a wave of despair among football fans around the world who will miss seeing the Juventus talisman adorning the football screens. Ronaldo, a 5-time Ballon d’Or winner is currently with his country Portugal appearing in the group stages of the 2020-21 UEFA Nations League. He lifted the inaugural UEFA Nations League in 2019 with Portugal and has also won the European Championship with Portugal However, Ronaldo just like Messi has never won the FIFA World Cup, making it to the semifinal in his…

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  • Photo of Joseph Yobo resumes Officially as Super Eagles Assistant Coach

    Joseph Yobo resumes Officially as Super Eagles Assistant Coach

    Joseph Yobo has officially resumed as the new assistant coach of the Super Eagles’ after being appointed for the role back in February. The former Super Eagles captain, 40, recently joined the squad in Austria for their friendly games against Algeria and Tunisia. Sharing a photo of himself posing with head coach Gernot Rohr, he wrote: “New Chapter. Super Eagles Head coach Genort Rohr and his Assistant coach”. The super eagles will be facing Algeria and Tunisia on Friday, October 9, and Tuesday, October 13, 2020, respectively in Austria

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  • Photo of Mane tests positive for Coronavirus

    Mane tests positive for Coronavirus

    Liverpool forward, Sadio Mane has tested positive for coronavirus and is currently self-isolating, the club have announced. Mane displayed minor symptoms of the virus but feels in good health overall, according to LiverpoolThe Senegalese is now the second member of Jurgen Klopp’s squad to contract coronavirus after summer signing Thiago Alcantara tested positive earlier this weekThe club’s statement reads: ‘Sadio Mane has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently self-isolating according to the necessary guidelines. ‘The forward, who started and scored in Monday’s 3-1 victory over Arsenal, has displayed minor symptoms of the virus but feels in good health overall. ‘However, like with…

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  • Photo of Bayern Munich beat Sevilla to clinch UEFA Super Cup title

    Bayern Munich beat Sevilla to clinch UEFA Super Cup title

    Bayern Munich are winners of the UEFA Super Cup after beating Sevilla 2-1 in Budapest late Thursday night, September 24. The relentless Bayern added another trophy to the Champions League it won last month and extended its run of straight wins to 23 games, but the Germs club was tested to the limit by the Europe League holders, Sevilla. Lucas Ocampos had given Sevilla the lead from a penalty in the 13th minute, but bayern equalized, courtesy of a Leon Goretzka strike in the 34th minute. After much tactical battles between both sides in the second half and a string…

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