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Salah & Mane share Golden Boot with Aubameyang after missing out on Premier League title

The Liverpool pair missed out on the crown but ended the 2018-19 campaign at the top of the scoring charts alongside a prolific Arsenal frontman Mohamed Salah will not consider the Golden Boot to be consolation for missing out on the Premier League title, especially as he must share the 2018-19 award with Liverpool team-mate Sadio Mane and Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after seeing them ...

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Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk wins Premier League Player of the Season

Liverpool’s defender Van Dijk wins the Premier League Player of the Season following his outstanding performance this season. This is another individual award just days after the 27 year old player won PFA Players’ Player of the season. Van Dijk beat the likes of Raheem Sterling, Eden Hazard and Mohamed Salah to the award following a memorable campaign for the Netherlands international. ...

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WAFU Cup: Super Falcons thrashed Niger Republic 15-0

The Nigeria Super Falcons have demolished the Niger Republic women’s football team 15-0 in an encounter at the ongoing West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Cup tournament in Ivory Coast. This is a new record for the national women’s football. The sub-regional women football tournament is ongoing in Abidjan with eight West African teams in attendance. The Super Falcons had thrashed Burkina Faso’s ...

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Neymar hit with three-match ban for punching Rennes fan

The world’s most expensive player will not play again for the French champions this term and will now turn his attention to the Copa America in Brazil Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has been handed a three-match suspension after punching a Rennes supporter in the aftermath of his side’s Coupe de France final defeat. The Ligue 1 champions – who had Kylian Mbappe sent off late in the ...

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Ex-Eyimba footballer Christian Jacob assassinated in Abia

Christian Jacob killed by gunmen in Aba has been identified as an ex-player of Enyimba International Football Club of Aba, Abia state. Christian Jacob killed by suspected hired assassins who shot him dead on Thursday, outside his house. They left the scene with nothing else, they only accomplished their mission and left. The Police Commad in Abia state has confirmed the crime. Abia ...

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Messi should be blamed for Liverpool defeat – Ronaldo

The Argentine superstar receives most of the praise for his team’s triumphs and should be assigned blame for their failures, believes the Brazil great Lionel Messi should be assigned as much blame for Barcelona’s failures as he is praised for their success, according to Brazil legend Ronaldo. The Argentine was near his brilliant best in the first leg of the Champions Leaguesemi-final against Liverpool, scoring ...

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Russian footballers Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev jailed for hooliganism

Russian footballers, Pavel Mamaev and Alexander Kokorin have been found guilty of hooliganism by a Moscow court and has sentenced them to jail. According to reports, Mamaev, a midfielder for Krasnodar, and Kokorin, a Zenit Saint Petersburg forward, attacked two officials in an upmarket Moscow cafe, central Moscow after a drunken night out in October 2018. The players were said to have ...

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OOU student dies in a stampede during Barcelona Vs Liverpool match

This is definitely a sad news. Champions League Liverpool vs Barcelona match: A first class 200 Level Architecture student of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ibogun campus, Ogun State, was killed in a stampede, Wednesday, during the match.   The OOU student, Gbenga Olukoyi died during a stampede that happened in a viewing centre where he went to watch the football match. According ...

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Lucas Moura hat-trick sends stunning Spurs to UCL final

Ajax 2 Tottenham 3 (3-3 agg, Spurs win on away goals): Moura treble sends Spurs through Lucas Moura’s stunning hat-trick unseated Ajax’s unlikely Champions League run and Tottenham will face Liverpool in the final. Lucas Moura’s incredible second-half hat-trick saw Tottenham snatch a 3-2 win at Ajax and a place in the Champions League final on away goals. As in last week’s semi-final first leg, Erik ...

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Caster Semenya to participate in men’s events – IAAF

  South African athlete, Caster Semenya, has been cleared to enter men’s events if they are not willing to take medicine to lower their testosterone levels, says the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF). The statement made by IAAF was in response to World Medical Association(WMA)’s letter which urged doctors not to enforce controversial new IAAF gender rules for classifying female ...

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Kcee loses One million Naira in Liverpool Vs Barcelona bet

Nigerian singer, Kcee lost the sum of a One million Naira after he placed a bet in the game between Liverpool and Barcelona played last night. The game which was the second leg tie of the UEFA Champions League semi-final saw Liverpool needing to turn a 3-0 deficit which they suffered at home. Argentine star, Lionel Messi was excellent on the ...

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Mercy Aigbe reacts as she trends on Twitter as Messi Aigbe

Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe has reacted after she found out that she was trending  as Messi Aigbe following the loss suffered by Barcelona in the hands of Liverpool last night. The game which was the second leg tie of the UEFA Champions League semi-final saw Liverpool needing to turn a 3-0 deficit which they suffered at home. Argentine star, Lionel Messi ...

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Liverpool 4-0 Barcelona: Liverpool complete a stunning come back to reach UCL final

Barcelona’s lead gave Liverpool little chance, but Divock Origi and Georginio Wijnaldum had other ideas as the Reds reached the final. Doubles from Divock Origi and substitute Georginio Wijnaldum fired Liverpoolinto their second consecutive Champions League final as Barcelona collapsed to an improbable 4-0 humiliation at Anfield. Facing a daunting 3-0 deficit after last week’s first leg, Origi made light of Mohamed Salah and Roberto ...

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See the condition of former Nigerian goalkeeper, Peter Fregene

Below are pictures showing the condition of former Nigerian goalkeeper Peter Fregene who is currently battling an illness yet to be disclosed. As seen in the pictures, Peter Fregene finds it difficult making use of his legs and currently moves around with the aide of a wheelchair. Fregene was born in Sapele and played club football for Lagos rivals ECN and Stationery ...

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EPL: Leicester City manager blames Kelechi Iheanacho for Man City loss

Kelechi Iheanacho has been blamed by Leicester manager, Brendan Rodgers, after he missed a last minute chance to dent Manchester City’s Premier League title hopes. Rogers, who believes the player has performed below expectation, this season, said there are no big chances in a big game like this and Iheanacho should have utilized the only opportunity he had. He said: “He ...

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Salah to miss Liverpool UCL semi-final second leg with Barcelona due to head injury

The 26-year-old sustained a concussion during a Premier League clash at Newcastle over the weekend and will not be risked in the European tie Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Mohamed Salah will miss the Champions League semi-final second leg against Barcelona on Tuesday night. The Egyptian was stretchered off the pitch in the second half of a 3-2 victory over Newcastle for the ...

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Alex Iwobi’s Father Celebrates Him As He Turns 23.

  Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi turned 23 yesterday and his father, Chuka Iwobi took social media to share the picture of the Arsenal’s academy graduate while growing up. Iwobi has grown from academy player to be an integral part of the Gunners team under former boss Arsene Wenger and current Boss Unai Emery. He’s also important player in the ...

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Top NFF Officials ‘Run Into Hiding’ To Avoid Arrest By Anti-corruption Operatives.

Top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have gone into hiding to avoid arrest by operatives of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP), who swooped at their offices and houses. SPIP officials told SCORENIGERIA that NFF president Amaju Pinnick, vice-presidents Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko as well as NFF executive Ahmed Yusuf ‘Fresh’ and general secretary Mohammed Sanusi have jumped ...

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Barcelona legend Xavi to retire at the end of the season

The renowned former Blaugrana midfielder will be hanging up his boots at the end of the campaign with current club Al Sadd Barcelona legend Xavi has announced that he will retire from professional football at the end of this season. The central midfielder currently plies his trade in Qatar with Al Sadd, who he joined in 2015 after leaving La Liga. However, at 39 years of ...

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‘A big scare but my forces are intact’ – Casillas calms fears following heart attack

The Porto goalkeeper has posted on social media that he is resting comfortably after a major heath scare on Wednesday morning Iker Casillas has calmed fears over his health with a message on social media after a heart attack on Wednesday. The Porto goalkeeper was rushed to the hospital after suffering a heart attack during his team’s training session. Casillas, 37, underwent emergency ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo buys world’s most expensive car at £9.5million

  Juventus ace player, Cristiano Ronaldo buys the world’s most expensive car, a one-off Bugatti La Voiture Noire sports car which is costs a whooping £9.5million. The one-off Bugatti La Voiture Noire sports car is reportedly the most expensive car ever built. It is styled after the Bugatti Type 57 SC Atlantic, four of which were built between 1936 and 1938. Although Bugatti stated they have found a buyer, ...

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