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UCL Defeat Fallout: Chelsea Sack Thomas Tuchel

Chelsea have sacked manager Thomas Tuchel following Tuesday night’s Champions League defeat by Dinamo Zagreb. The 49-year-old former Borussia Dortmund and Paris St-Germain boss leaves Stamford Bridge after 20 months. Owner Todd Boehly has placed Tuchel’s coaching staff in temporary charge until a replacement is found. A club statement said the owners believe it Continue Reading
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Aisha Falode Joins Race for NFF Exco

Chairperson, Nigeria Women’s Football League, Aisha Falode has announced her desire to run for a position on the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, (NFF), in the election scheduled for Benin City, Edo State, on September 30. Falode, the only appointed female member of the current NFF’s Executive Committee, confirmed this at an event […]Continue Reading
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Falconets Out of World Cup

Women’s U-20 national team, the Falconets were in the early hours of Monday morning eliminated from the 2022 FIFA World Cup after losing 2-0 to the Netherlands. Zera Hulswit gave the Dutch the lead in the 10th minute as she was given more than enough time on the edge of the falconet’s eighteen-yard box to […]Continue Reading
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Commonwealth Games: PMB Hails Team Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined millions of other sports-loving Nigerians in celebrating the athletes that represented Nigeria gloriously in the 22nd Commonwealth Games, Birmingham 2022. The president also watched some of the colourful and spectacular moments in the 11-day competition, with no fewer than 5,000 athletes representing 72 nations and territories, Continue Reading
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Ondo SWAN Inaugurates Electoral Committee

Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Ondo State Chapter, has inaugurated a three-member electoral committee that would conduct and oversee the forthcoming election into the state executive committee. The inauguration was performed during the congress of the association in Akure on Wednesday. The Chairman of the Association, Wahab Bankole, while inaugurating the Continue Reading
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Qatar 2022: Pogba May Miss Action

A little over two weeks after Paul Pogba’s return to Juventus which was officially confirmed on July 11, he picked up a knee injury in training and is now facing serious questions of whether he will be fit for World Cup duty with France at Qatar 2022. Initially, Pogba’s injury was not considered to be […]Continue Reading
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South Africa Wins WAFCON CUP

Bayana Bayana of South Africa have been crowned the new champions of the Women Africa Cup of Nations, WAFCON. The South Africa female National team defeated Host Nation Morocco by 2 goals to 1 in the final of the 2022 WAFCON played at the Prince Moulay Abdellah stadium. South Africa took the lead in the […]Continue Reading