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Jose Mourinho becomes the second highest-paid manager in the world after his new lucrative deal with Tottenham (See full list)

Jose Mourinho is now the second highest-paid manager in the world after signing a massive £15m-a-year contract to become the new coach of Tottenham Hotspur.   Mourinho’s new job with Tottenham confirmed his 4th return as coach in England after managing Manchester United and Chelsea twice.   On Wednesday, November, 20, the Portuguese manager, 56, signed a four-year contract worth £15m-a-year and jumped straight into ...

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Sani Emmanuel, the MVP at the 2009 u-17 World Cup reveals what made him retire from football at a young age even though Chelsea wanted him

  Remember Sani Emmanuel? That prolific footballer that made headlines for his performances in the 2009 u-17 FIFA World Cup….Well he has now come out to reveal why he retired prematurely from his football career even though Chelsea football club of England and Lazio FC of Italy wanted to sign him. Emmanuel was awarded the Golden Ball as the Most ...

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Tottenham appoint Mourinho as new manager

    Tottenham have confirmed the appointment of Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a contract that runs until 2023. The announcement comes less than a day after Mauricio Pochettino was sacked by the club following a poor start to the 2019-20 season. Spurs currently sit in 14th place in the Premier League table having collected just three wins from their ...

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Mourinho in talks with Tottenham as deal to replace Pochettino nears

    Three-time Premier League winner Jose Mourinho is in talks with Tottenham about becoming their next manager, following the dismissal of Mauricio Pochettino on Tuesday . A source close to the situation confirmed tthat the former Manchester United and Chelsea coach is a very strong possibility to be Spurs’ next manager. Talks between Tottenham and Mourinho are ongoing with a ...

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Pochettino sacked by Tottenham

    Mauricio Pochettino has been sacked from his role as Tottenham coach, it has been confirmed. Pochettino joined Spurs in 2014 and took the team to heights when he guided them to a second-place finish in the Premier League in 2016-17. They became a regular Champions League fixture on his watch and were beaten finalists in Europe’s top competition ...

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‘I’ve got the character to be able to perform in that environment’ – Deontay Wilder says he’s open to WWE stint following Tyson Fury’s wrestling debut

WBC Heavyweight champion of the world, Deontay Wilder, has admitted that he is open to the possibility of doing professional wrestling just like his rival, Tyson Fury did last month when he fought Braun Strowman in the wee Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabi last month.   Wilder is set to fight with Tyson Fury on the 22nd of February 2020 ...

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Eden Hazard is the ‘laziest player’ I’ve ever trained with at Chelsea

Former Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi has named the ‘laziest player’ he ever trained with during his 11 seasons with Chelsea.   In an interview with beIN Sports, the former Chelsea midfielder named Eden Hazard as his laziest former teammate.   “The laziest player I have played alongside is Eden Hazard,” the Nigerian said. “Hazard has an incredible talent, maybe not ...

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Lesotho 2-4 Nigeria: Osimhen leads Super Eagles party in Maseru

  Gernot Rohr’s men once again fought back from a goal deficit to thrash the Crocodiles, with the Lille star starring at Setsoto Stadium Nigeria defeated Lesotho 4-2 in their second Group L qualifying game for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. Victor Osimhen took centre stage in Maseru with two goals and two assists as the Super Eagles showed ...

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Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho undergoes successful knee operation (Photo)

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho has had a successful operation on his knee following a nasty injury he suffered during international duty.   The 21-year-old who plays for Omonia, on loan from Deportivo de La Coruña in Spain damaged knee ligaments while playing in a friendly match for Nigeria against Brazil in Singapore last month.   Following the success of the operation ...

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Nigeria 2-1 Benin: Samuel Kalu inspires Super Eagles turnaround against West African neighbours

  The Bordeaux wideman netted the Super Eagles’ winning strike as they started their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign on a positive note Samuel Kalu was the match-winner as Nigeria overturned an early Stephane Sessegnon strike to defeat Benin 2-1 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo on Wednesday. The Squirrels surprised their hosts when Sessegnon opened the scoring in ...

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Arsene Wenger become FIFA’s Chief of Global Football Development (Photo/Video)

World football governing body, FIFA has announced Arsène Wenger as the new Chief of Global Football Development.   The Legendary former Arsenal manager, 70, will be the head of all Fifa’s football development activities throughout the world for the men’s and women’s game, including its coaching, training, and coach education programmes.   His department will be involved in football elements ...

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Man City’s Bernardo Silva set to miss Chelsea clash after he was handed one-match ban with £50k fine & compulsory education for ‘racist’ tweet

  Manchester City winger, Bernardo Silva is set miss Premier League match against Chelsea as he has been handed a one-match ban with £50,000 fine and compulsory education for his controversial ‘racist’ tweet aimed at his fellow teammate, Benjamin Mendy. The ban comes a month after the Portuguese footballer was charged with misconduct by the FA after he tweeted images ...

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Liverpool star Joe Gomez spotted with long scratch under his eye after his bust-up with Raheem Sterling (Photos)

Liverpool star Joe Gomez has been spotted with a long scratch under his eye after his bust-up with Manchester City striker, Raheem Sterling. Cameras picked up a scratch underneath the defender’s right eye as he stepped out alongside his Liverpool team-mate Trent Alexander-Arnold for England training on Tuesday, November 12.   Sterling who has since been dropped from England’s European ...

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Amaju Pinnick lists conditions to be met before NFF gives Gernot Rohr new Super Eagles contract

  NFF president and CAF first Vice-president, Amaju Pinnick, has revealed that he is intent on handing a new contract to Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr but only if certain clauses are included in the contract.   Franco-German tactician, Rohr has been a revelation since August 2016 when he started coaching the Super Eagles, qualifying Nigeria for the 2018 World ...

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Liverpool 3-1 Man City: Ruthless Reds take command of title race

Manchester City’s chances of winning a third straight title were dealt a big blow as clinical Liverpool earned a huge 3-1 win at Anfield. Liverpool ruthlessly dispatched title rivals Manchester City 3-1 in a barnstorming clash at Anfield to open up a commanding eight-point gap at the top of the Premier League.   Fabinho rifled the Reds into a sixth-minute ...

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Popular Australian boxer Dwight Ritchie collapses and dies after taking a freak punch to his body during training

Dwight Ritchie, a popular Australian boxer has died in a freak accident after he was punched in the stomach during training.   The 27-year-old was sparring with Michael Zerafa on Saturday night in Melbourne when the incident occurred. He was said to have taken a body shot before walking to his corner of the ring and then collapsed.   Jake Ellis, ...

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Emmanuel Adebayor and Dillish Mathews split

Emmanuel Adebayor and Dillish Mathews seem to have gone their separate ways over an undisclosed issue.   The footballer hinted on their breakup following an Instagram exchange he had with a follower. Adebayor stated that he has nothing to do in Namibia when asked if he will be visiting the country soon, even after being reminded that his “girlfriend” lives ...

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Did you know that Airplanes are banned from flying over Lionel Messi’s house? Here’s why..

  Many people are unaware that planes are forbiden from flying over the area Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi’s house is located and a new report has explained why.   Back in March 2018, Spanish airline, Vueling entered into an unplanned altercation with Football star Lionel Messi’s fans when the airline’s president Javier Sánchez-Prieto said in an interview that planes weren’t ...

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African players don’t get the recognition they deserve at the top level – Cameroonian football legend, Samuel Eto’o

Cameroonian football legend, Samuel Eto’o has said that African players still do not get the recognition they deserve at the top level.   In an interview with AFP, the former Inter Milan and Barcelona striker said: “Western media dominate our media in Africa, so they definitely have an influence. People prefer to see a Lionel Messi goal,” Eto’o, 38, told ...

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