Fulham Sign Super Eagles Star Ola Aina

Ola Aina

Fulham Sign Super Eagles Star Ola Aina     Fulham signed Torino defender Ola Aina on a season-long loan on Friday. The newly-promoted Premier League club have an option to turn the 23-year-old’s loan into a permanent move at the end of this season. Nigeria international Aina is back in London, where he was born and spent several seasons in Chelsea’s youth team before joining Torino. “I feel very excited and privileged to be able to play for a club like this,” Aina told Fulham’s website. “It feels amazing to…

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Premier League Hit Back Over Newcastle Takeover Bid Claim

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Premier League Hit Back Over Newcastle Takeover Bid Claim     The Premier League have slammed Newcastle’s claim that the organisation rejected a Saudi Arabia-backed bid to buy the troubled club. Newcastle released a statement on Wednesday that said Premier League chief executive Richard Masters had blocked the takeover and did not “act appropriately”. But the Premier League delivered a strongly worded response on Thursday that made it clear they had not pulled the plug on the deal. “The Premier League was disappointed and surprised by the Newcastle United Football…

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Messi Back in Full Training with Barcelona

Full Training

Messi Back in Full Training with Barcelona       Lionel Messi was back in full training with Barcelona on Wednesday for the first time since conceding defeat in his battle to leave the club. Unlike Monday, when the 33-year-old Argentine superstar had to train alone under La Liga’s coronavirus protocol, he joined up with the rest of the squad in the session taken by new coach Ronald Koeman. A club statement reported that others returning to the main group were Philippe Coutinho, Sergio Busquets, Frenkie de Jong and Ansu…

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Messi Takes TB Joshua’s Advice, Decides To Stay In Barcelona

Messi Takes TB Joshua’s Advice, Decides To Stay In Barcelona       Two days after Nigerian Prophet TB Joshua’s “candid advice” to Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi to reconsider his move from Barcelona, the Argentinian has remarkably reversed his decision and agreed to stay at the Catalan club for an extra year. Joshua had taken to social media on Wednesday 2nd September 2020 to advise Messi on the dangers of leaving Barcelona with bitterness. “It is not good advice for Lionel Messi to leave Barcelona bitter and offended,” the cleric…

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AFCON Trophy Stolen From CAF Headquarters in Egypt

AFCON Trophy

AFCON Trophy Stolen From CAF Headquarters in Egypt       The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy has reportedly been stolen from the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) headquarters in Cairo. Former EFA vice-president Ahmed Shobier has issued a remarkable claim that the most coveted title in African football has mysteriously disappeared. The Egyptian national team achieved unprecedented success between 2006 and 2010 when they lifted the AFCON title three times, thus affording the opportunity to claim the floating trophy permanently. However, the silverware that was achieved under the guidance…

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Messi To Terminate Contract With Barcelona

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Messi To Terminate Contract With Barcelona       Lionel Messi has informed Barcelona that he wants to “unilaterally” terminate his contract with the Spanish giants, a club source confirmed to AFP on Tuesday. Lawyers for the Argentina star sent Barca a fax in which they announced Messi’s desire to rescind his contract by triggering a release clause. However, the club maintains the clause expired in June and he remains under contract until the end of the 2021 season. “In principial, this clause expired on June 10, but the unusual…

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Bayern Beat PSG 1-0 To Win Sixth Champions League Title

Champions League Title

Bayern Beat PSG 1-0 To Win Sixth Champions League Title       Bayern Munich won the European Cup for the sixth time on Sunday as Kingsley Coman’s goal gave them a 1-0 win over Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in an engrossing Champions League final in Lisbon, completing a fantastic season for the German giants and leaving their opponents still searching for the trophy they covet more than anything. It was often a cagey final, with a bit of needle between the teams, but chances too, especially before Coman appeared at…

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Breaking: Sevilla Beat Inter To Win Sixth Europa League Trophy

Europa League

Breaking: Sevilla Beat Inter To Win Sixth Europa League Trophy     Sevilla won the Europa League for the sixth time as Diego Carlos’s overhead kick deflected in off Romelu Lukaku 16 minutes from time to beat Inter Milan 3-2 in a thrilling final in Cologne. Carlos and Lukaku’s evening had got off to a very different start as the defender hauled the Belgian striker down and he converted the resulting penalty to put Inter in front after just five minutes. Two Luuk De Jong headers turned the game around…

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President Buhari Appoints Amokachi As Special Assistant On Sports

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President Buhari Appoints Amokachi As Special Assistant On Sports     Former Super Eagles player and Nigerian Football Ambassador, Daniel Amokachi, has been appointed as Special Assistant on Sports to President Muhammadu Buhari. “I am pleased to inform you that Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has approved your appointment as Special Assistant on Sports,” the appointment letter dated August 17, 2020, and signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation Mr. Boss Mustapha, reads in part. The appointment takes effect from August 11, 2020.…

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NFF Shuts Down Offices, Instruct Staff to Undergo COVID-19 Test

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NFF Shuts Down Offices, Instruct Staff to Undergo COVID-19 Test       The Management and officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have been instructed to undergo coronavirus tests at the federation’s secretariat in Abuja on Thursday. Ademola Olajire, NFF’s Director of Communications, made this known in a statement by the federation’s General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi on Wednesday. The test became necessary after a member of the NFF management tested positive to coronavirus. “Apart from this person testing positive, Sanusi had issues and went for tests when he was…

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