Category Archives: Sports

“Strange Feelings” as Didier Drogba Returns Against Chelsea

Jose Mourinho admits facing Didier Drogba’s Galatasaray would be an emotional night for Chelsea, but admits every party has to do their job to reach the last-eight of the European Champions League.

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Drogba nonetheless shares the same opinion ahead of his first game against his beloved ‘Blues’ since scoring with an 88th-minute header to take a Champions League final game against Bayern Munich into extra-time before converting the winning penalty in a shoot-out over two year’s ago.

Serena Versus Sharapova Returns in Brisbane.

2014 starts off well enough for world number one Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova as they seek to continues their rivalry on the court in the semi-finals of the Brisbane International today.
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Russian, Sharapova, 26, will use the match to continue her recovery from a shoulder injury, which brought her 2013 season to an abrupt end in August.

Mikel Wins Goal Nigeria Player Of The Year Award

It’s been an eventful year for Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi, he scooped major football awards this year, won the Africa Cup of Nations with Nigeria,
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scored his first English Premier League goal for Chelsea after eight years and then capped it with 2014 World Cup qualification.

Photo: Check Out Cristiano Ronaldo’s Son As He Joins His Father To Unveil New Museum

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has opened a museum in his honour, which he said has extra room to be filled by future trophies.
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The 28-year-old ace footballer also brought along his 3-year old son, Cristiano Junior, to the opening.

Brazil 2014 World Cup: Maradona Writes Off Super Eagles

ALL FOR EAGLETS — Diego Armando Maradona looks on during the FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013 Semi Final match between Sweden and Nigeria at Al Rashid Stadium yesterday.
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ARGENTINE soccer legend, Diego Armando Maradona has written off Nigeria and other group opponents and tipped

Cole Attends Gunners’ Christmas Bash Despite Mourinho’s Insistence: ”No Party”

Chelsea defender Ashley Cole could be in for Jose Mourinho’s wrath and not for smoking cigarettes this time ’round.
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The ex-Arsenal left-back joined rival teammates as the Gunners celebrated their Christmas party on Wednesday night- despite Mourinho cancelling his players’ own gig.

Eagles prepare for CHAN to play Niger Tornadoes FC

Abuja – The home-based Super Eagles will play Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna in Abuja on Wednesday, as part of the team’s preparations for the 2014 Championship of African Nations (CHAN).
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Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Mr Stephen Keshi, disclosed this to newsmen after the team’s training session in Abuja on Monday.

Golden Eaglets’ invitation to Super Eagles may impede their devt, says Adamu

Lagos – Amos Adamu, a former Director of Sports at the National Sports Commission (NSC), on Monday said the invitation of some under-17 players into the Super Eagles may impede their development.
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Adamu in Lagos said that the players should be allowed to develop gradually.

Brazil 2014: Akpoborie charges NFF on more friendly matches for Eagles

Former Super Eagles striker, Jonathan Akpoborie, has reminded the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, of the need to organise more quality friendly matches for the national team before the World Cup in Brazil next year.
Akpoborie, who acknowledged that the friendly game against Italy in London met his expectation, insists that such grade A matches would not only expose the team, but instill the needed confidence in the players especially the home based ones who may meet final selection criteria of the coaches.

Brazil: Blatter sends message to Nigeria

Amanze Uchegbu-lam’s address was factual, his delivery dramatically entertaining and the response from the hall was an ovation.
Sepp Blatter slams Euro 2020 Format Over 13 Countries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
The former Vice president of NFF was in Warri to deliver the message of FIFA President, Sepp Blatter and CAF President Isa Hayatou to the General Congress of the FA yesterday.