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Mourinho Is New Tottenham Hotspur Manager

Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been appointed to replace Mauricio Pochettino as Tottenham Hotspur Manager on a contract that runs until the end of the 2022/23 season. Pochettino was sacked by Tottenham after its frustrating start to the English Premier League (EPL) season. Pochettino led Spurs to four successive top-four finishes in the league and also oversaw a ...

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Carabao Cup: Liverpool Thrash Arsenal On Penalties

Liverpool have advanced to the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup after upturning a two-goal deficit at Anfield against Arsenal to stretch the 10-goal thriller to penalties. Liverpool started on a good note after former Arsenal boy, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s cross was deflected into his own net by an Arsenal player. It was goal rain thereon as both coaches, who fielded very ...

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Zenith Bank/NFF Future Eagles Put Hungary To The Sword At The 2019 FIFA Under-17 World Cup In Brazil

Almost all the impact players for the Golden Eaglets in Saturday night’s 4-2 defeat of Hungary in the opening match of the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup tournament in Brazil are products of the annual Zenith Bank/NFF Future Eagles Championships, including the goal scorers. The competition, sponsored by NFF’s partner, Zenith Bank Plc, was launched in 2016 and has been ...

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Four-Inch Heel Race Competition Holds In Lagos

DAK Marketing Services Limited (DMS), an integrated Marketing Communications company based in Lagos, has announced it would hold the 3rd edition of its annual 4-Inch Heel Race Competition on Friday, November 15, 2019 at Yaba College of Technology, (YABATECH), Yaba, Lagos. The 4-Inch Heel Race competition is a special sport event aimed at creating excitement, entertainment and confidence among young ...

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BREAKING: Messi Is FIFA Men’s Player Of The Year

As Rapinoe wins FIFA’s Women’s Player of the Year award Argentine star and Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has won the FIFA Men’s Player of the Year award. The Argentina striker edged out Juventus’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk to win the award on Monday for the record sixth time. In the women’s category, Megan Rapinoe won the ...

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Ronaldo Unstoppable As Portugal Rout Lithuania 5-1

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo took his international tally to 93 goals when he scored four times on Tuesday. The goals helped to give the European champions a 5-1 win away to Lithuania in their Euro 2020 qualifier. Playing in his 161st international, the 34-year-old notched his eighth hat-trick for his country and the 54th of his remarkable career. But the ...

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Nigeria Qualify For Under-23 AFCON, Beat Sudan 5 Nil

Nigeria’s Under-23 football team on Tuesday defeated their Sudanese counterparts 5-0 in the second leg of their 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifier. The win ensured the team secured their qualification ticket for the 2019 Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The match which was played at the main bowl of the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, saw the Nigerian team dominating ...

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Ronaldo Considers Retirement Next Year

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that he could end his career next year, but could also play until he is 40, 41. Ronaldo had just helped fire Real Madrid to a third consecutive Champions League when he joined Juve last summer, but the No 7 admits he was becoming too ‘comfortable’ in the Spanish capital. “I don’t need football ...

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Zenith Bank Celebrates D’Tigress On Back-To-Back Afrobasket Championship Victory

Zenith Bank Plc, the sole sponsor of the Nigerian Female Basketball League has hailed the Nigerian female basketball team, D’Tigress, for emerging champions of the FIBA Women’s Afrobasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal, defeating the host nation 60-55 points in the final match to retain the coveted trophy. Speaking on the success of the team at the championship, the Group Managing ...

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