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Mbappe Scores Again As PSG Extend Winning Streak

Paris Saint-Germain continued the blistering start to their Ligue 1 title defence with a record-extending 10th straight win as Kylian Mbappe scored in a 5-0 thrashing of Amiens on Saturday. Coach Thomas Tuchel left key men Neymar, Thiago Silva and Thomas Meunier out of the squad altogether at the Parc des Princes with Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Napoli in ...

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Mourinho Mad At Chelsea Staff For Celebrating United Draw

What was surely a thrilling match at Stamford Bridge on Saturday as Chelsea and Manchester United played a 2-2 draw was marred by Jose Mourinho’s anger when a Chelsea staff taunted him. Mourinho took exception to the celebrations of one of Sarri’s backroom staff, Marco Ianni, who ran in front him on the touchline, as he seemed set for a ...

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AFCON: Ighalo Shoots Nigeria Top Of Group E

A brace by Odion Ighalo and another goal by Ahmed Musa gave Nigeria’s Super Eagles a 3-2 victory over hosts Libya in Sfax, Tunisia, to move top of Group E of 2019 AFCON Qualifiers. The Super Eagles led the game 2-0 in the first half, with Ighalo and Musa scoring three minutes apart. Libya’s Mohamed Zubya reduced the deficit in ...

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BREAKING: Nigeria Thrash Libya 4-0

Odion Ighalo scores a hattrick for Nigeria as they trounced visiting Libya national team 4-0 in an African Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday. The match was played at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital. The Punch reports that Ighalo, who plies his trade with Chinese club Changchun Yatai, grabbed the first goal from the ...

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Modric, Ronaldo Make Ballon d’Or Nominees List

FIFA best player of the year Luka Modric remains on track for a second major award after he was named on Monday among 30 nominees for the Ballon d’Or alongside the likes of ex-Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo, Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah. The Punch reports that Modric, a World Cup runner-up with Croatia, beat Juventus’ Ronaldo and ...

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Las Vegas Police Reopen Cristiano Ronaldo’s Sex Assault Investigation

Police have reopened the investigation into sex assault allegations against Cristiano Ronaldo. American model Kathryn Mayorga accused Ronaldo of assaulting her during a holiday to Las Vegas on June 13, 2009 – the player strenuously denies the claims. Juventus forward Ronaldo has strongly denied all of the claims and appeared in an Instagram video over the weekend, where he said: ...

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Picture: Brand New Onikan Stadium In The Making

One of the cardinal objectives of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration is Project T.H.E.S.E, an acronym which stands for Tourism, Hospitality, Entertainment and Sports for Excellence. In line with the initiative, the present administration embarked on ambitious moves to transform the entire Onikan axis into world class entertainment and tourism zone with special focus on sports and showcasing the rich cultural ...

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Arsenal, WorldRemit Select Nigerian, Five Others For ‘Future Stars’ Youth Coaching Programme

A panel of judges from Arsenal Football Club and its official online money transfer partner, WorldRemit, have selected six coaches from across Africa as finalists in their new Future Stars coaching progamme. These final six coaches will now compete in a public vote on FutureStars.WorldRemit.com for the chance to attend an exclusive training programme with Arsenal Soccer Schools in London – ...

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Terrible Night For Barcelona, Madrid In La Liga

Barcelona conceded twice in 68 seconds and Real Madrid were three down at half-time as La Liga’s two title favourites were each stunned by surprise defeats on Wednesday night. Barca’s 2-1 loss to relegation fighters Leganes was the greater shock but Madrid’s beating was more emphatic, blown away 3-0 by Sevilla after a torrid 39 minutes at the Ramon Sanchez ...

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