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Injury won’t keep me out of World Cup – Neymar

Barcelona Neymar

Brazilian football star Neymar has said he would be well enough to play in the World Cup in June despite a foot injury that could force him to miss the rest of the club season. The 22-year old Barcelona player injured his left foot during a 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid in Spain’s Copa del […]

Troussier wants to end coaching career with Japan

Philippe Troussier

Former Nigeria coach Philippe Troussier wants to end his career in the dugout by managing Japan at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The 59-year old Frenchman, currently on a shortlist of candidates for the Morocco national job after three years in China, said it would be a perfect way to sign off after guiding Japan to […]

Atletico close in on La Liga title with another win

Diego Costa: scores his 35th goal of the season

Atletico Madrid took another step towards their first La Liga title in 18 years as two goals in the last 20 minutes handed them a 2-0 win over Elche at the Vicente Calderon on Friday. After a poor opening period from the hosts, they wasted a great chance to go in front 10 minutes after […]

Suarez, five others nominated for Player of Year award

Ecstatic Gerrard after slotting in the winning goal

Liverpool trio of Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge and captain, Steven Gerrard have all been nominated for the Player of the Year. The nominations also include Chelsea’s Eden Hazard, Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure and Southampton’s Adam Lallana. Hazard and Sturridge are also nominated for the young player of the year prize, along with Southampton left-back […]

WAFU Cup: Nwakali To Captain Eaglets In Togo

Kelechi Nwakali

Taiwo Adelu Golden Eaglets’ coach Emmanuel Amuneke has picked Kelechi Nwakali to captain his fledging team at the WAFU B Under-17 Tournament in Togo. Kelechi is the younger brother of Chidiebere Nwakali, the Manchester City’s youngster who played a pivotal role when Nigeria won a record fourth title at the 2013 FIFA Under-17 World Cup […]

Rufai: Eagles Can Go Far In Brazil

Peter Rufai

Ex-Super Eagles goalkeeper, Peter Rufai, has predicted a good outing for the Super Eagles at the Brazil World Cup, which kicks off on 11 June. Adebobola  Alawode reports that the former Deportivo La Coruna of Spain goalkeeper hinged his optimism on the calibre of players at the disposal of the technical crew. Rufai, who played […]

DStv Plans Exciting World Cup Coverage

•L-R: Mr. Felix Awogu, General Manager, SuperSport; Mrs. Chioma Afe, Marketing Manager, DStv and Mr. Martin Mabutho, General Manager, Marketing and Sales, MultiChoice Nigeria during the MultiChoice World Cup Press Conference held at Federal Palace Hotel, Victorial Island Lagos yesterday. PHOTO: Courtesy DStv.

Taiwo Adelu For a paltry sum of N1,500 Nigerians can watch all the 64 matches of Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup at the comfort of their homes. DStv says Nigerians irrespective of the platform they are using on its decoders need only to pay N1,500 to watch live matches of the World Cup. Speaking at […]

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