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Final Farewell For Pele

Brazilians bid a final farewell this week to football giant Pele, starting Monday with a 24-hour public wake at the stadium of his long-time team, Santos. The oceanside home of the team nicknamed “Peixe” — “fish” in Portuguese — is expecting a huge influx of fans looking to honour the “King” of football, who died […]Continue Reading
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Oyo Football Coaches Lose Chairman

Chairman, Nigeria Football Coaches Association, Oyo State Chapter, Festus Adegoju has died after a brief illness. The hardworking Coach was until his death, a Board of Trustees Member of the University of Ibadan Ex-Footballers Association. Sir Festo as he is popularly called, had a rich credentials and wealth of experience in the field of sports […]Continue Reading
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Brazilian Legend Pelé Dies at 82

Pelé, the Brazilian football legend who won three World Cups and became the sport’s first global icon, has died at the age of 82. “Everything that we are, is thanks to you,” his daughter Kely Nascimento wrote in a post on Instagram. “We love you infinitely. Rest in peace.” Pelé was admitted to a hospital […]Continue Reading
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Argentina are FIFA World Cup Champions

Lionel Messi’s 108th-minute strike was not enough to give Argentina the deserved win after Kylian Mbappe scored in the 118th minute in the Qatar 2022 World Cup final on Sunday. A 23rd-minute penalty from Argentina captain Lionel Messi and a 36th-minute strike from Angel Di Maria left the South Americans in a commanding position at […]Continue Reading
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Ogun Teams Slug it out at Maiden Iseya Cup

All is set for the maiden edition of the 5-Aside Street Soccer Competition tagged, “Iseya Cup 2022” Speaking with journalists in Abeokuta on the competition, the Ogun State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Dr Oluwadare Kehinde said the tournament would go a long way to assist the state in the discovery of talents that would represent the […]Continue Reading