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Real Madrid Boss Zidane Speaks On Ronaldo Scoring 2 Goals Against APOEL In The Champions League

Sep 14, 2017

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has hailed Cristiano Ronaldo as “the best in the world”, after he marked his return with a brace in their 3-0 Champions League win over APOEL Nicosia. Ronaldo is currently four games into a five-match domestic ban, but started Wednesday’s match at the Santiago Bernabeu. The Portugal captain took his tally in the competition to 107, with a close-range effort and a second-half penalty. Skipper Sergio Ramos added an overhead kick as Real began the…

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2018 World Cup Qualifier: Zambia Coach Prays For Super Eagles Defeat In Cameroon

Sep 3, 2017

Head coach of Zambia, Wedson Nyirenda, is hoping that Cameroon will be up for revenge, when they host Nigeria in a 2018 World Cup qualifier on Monday in Yaounde. up Nyirenda led his side to a 3-1 win over Algeria on Saturday , 24 hours after the Super Eagles hammered the Indomitable Lions 4-0 in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state. The win at the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka, meant Zambia end their World Cup jinx against Algeria, thanks to brace…

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Ighalo, Mikel, Others to Pocket N15,000,000 for Humiliating Cameroon

Sep 2, 2017

Super Eagles have won an estimated amount of N15,000,000(Fifteen Million Naira) after defeating the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon 4-0 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, on Saturday. Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel had promised 10,000 dollars for each goal scored by the Eagles in the 2018 World Cup qualifier. And the four goals in the match have fetched Super Eagles Captain John Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo, Kelechi Iheanacho, Victor Moses and their teammates the sum of 40,000 dollars.…

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Tennis Star Serena Williams Welcomes Baby Girl With Fiancé Alexis Ohanian

Sep 2, 2017

American Tennis champion, Serena Williams gave birth a baby girl today in at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach with fiancé Alexis Ohanian. WPBF-25 news producer, Chris Shepherd announced on Twitter; “Tennis star Serena Williams gives birth to a baby girl weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces. Mom and baby doing well” . The new mom went into labor on Thursday night and she gave birth today.…

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Eagles’ll beat Lions for Ikeme — Rohr

Aug 21, 2017

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says his team will win next month’s crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against Cameroon for goalkeeper Carl Ikeme, who was diagnosed with acute leukaemia in July. Ikeme had been the team’s first choice goalkeeper since the exit of Vincent Enyeama and was impressive in front of goal before the ailment knocked out the Wolverhampton Wanderers safe hands. “Unfortunately, we will be without our goalkeeper Carl Ikeme, who is sick. But we wish to win for him,…

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Shocking! ‘Cristiano Ronaldo Was Cursed For Missing Father’s Funeral – Portuguese Witch Doctor Claims

Aug 20, 2017

A Portuguese witchdoctor, Fernando Nogueira, has claimed that Cristiano Ronaldo is under a spell, for missing the funeral of his father. Nogueira, who is better known under his witchdoctoring name, Fafe, says the curse is behind the 32-year-old’s travails. Ronaldo is currently serving a five-match ban and has troubles with the Spanish tax authorities. Fafe said it was because he has been subjected to a “terrible curse, a tremendous case of evil eye.” “Ronaldo has been weakened spiritually and psychologically,”…

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Real Madrid defeat Man U 2-1 to win UEFA Super Cup (Match re-cap/photos)

Aug 9, 2017

Real Madrid football club of Spain is now the confirmed kings of Europe after defeating Manchester United football club of England 2-1 in a tactically contested match at Philip II Arena, Skopje, Macedonia.   Real Madrid who had an average pre-season came into the game as favorites, despite transfer speculation surrounding star forwards Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo, while Man U had a good pre-season preparation with new signings Victor Lindelof, Nemanja Matic and Romeu Lukaku. In the beginning of the first…

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‘Neymar Will Stay At Barcelona’- Team Mate Squashes Rumours Of Transfer To PSG

Jul 26, 2017

Barcelona forward Neymar will stay at the club – or at least that is the “intuition” of his team-mate Gerard Pique. Paris St-Germain have reportedly met the Brazilian’s 222m euro (£199m) release clause. “From the conversations that I had with him, it’s just my intuition that he’ll stay – other than that obviously I hope that he stays,” said Pique. Neymar scored twice in Barcelona’s 2-1 friendly win over Juventus on Saturday. After the win, Barca coach Ernesto Valverde reiterated…

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‘Why I Fight With Lionel Messi And Neymar’- Real Madrid Star Cristiano Ronaldo Reveals

Jul 24, 2017

Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo, has said he ‘fights’ to be one of the top footballers in the world with the likes of Lionel Messi and Neymar. The 32-year-old who won the Ballon d’Or in January, is a firm favourite to be crowned the world’s best footballer for the fifth time, following Madrid’s triumphs in La Liga and the Champions League last season. Ronaldo and long-time rival Messi have shared the Ballon d’Or and FIFA Ballon d’Or every year since…

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BREAKING!! Barcelona Star Neymar Contract Terms With PSG Finally Revealed

Jul 23, 2017

Barcelona forward Neymar has agreed personal terms on a contract with Paris Saint Germain. The decision means the club can now push forward with their plans to trigger his €222 million buyout clause. ESPN reports that Neymar and his father, who has been in discussions with the French side’s Qatari owners and sporting director Antero Henrique for the past few days, have finally agreed to a massive contract of at least four years. The 25-year-old will be earning about €30m…

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Why I Didn’t Work With Jose Mourinho At Man United, Ryan Giggs Reveals

Jun 27, 2017

Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has revealed that he left the club upon the arrival of Jose Mourinho because he was not given an offer. The 43-year-old worked under Louis Van Gaal following his retirement from football, and there were hopes that he will remain in the dugout when Jose Mourinho took over last season but the Welshman left the Old Trafford to spend sometime on the sidelines. Speaking about his exit from United, Giggs told Manchester Evening News: “There…

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MUST READ: Inspiring Story Of Lionel Messi’s Rise From The Streets To Stardom

Jun 24, 2017

Before 2003, the footballing world was in the era of several talented football stars taking turns to lead the race as the best in the round leather game, but out of the blues came a certain wonder-boy from Argentina, who staged a super-blazing entry onto the world-stage. From then, he went on to become one of the best footballers in soccer history. Born on June 24, 1987 to a modest family in Rosario, Argentina, Lionel Messi started football at a tender age…

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Transfer News!! Chelsea Striker Diego Costa Wants To Return To Atletico Madrid (See Details)

Jun 24, 2017

Diego Costa has told Atletico Madrid he wants to sign for them again, according to Sky sources. The Chelsea striker revealed on June 8 that he had received a message from manager Antonio Conte telling him he was not in his plans at Stamford Bridge for next season. If Costa moved back to Atletico he would not be able to play until January because FIFA has banned them from registering players during this transfer window. Costa, 28, scored 20 goals…

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Premier League 2017/2018 Fixtures Released (See Full Fixtures)

Jun 15, 2017

Premier League fixtures 2017/18 released – CHELSEA kick-start their title defence at home to Burnley on the first day of the new Premier League season. The fixtures computer has thrown up some mouth-watering clashes to whet fans’ appetites for the 2017/18 campaign. Manchester United host West Ham, Arsenal welcome Leicester and Man City travel to new-boys Brighton. Meanwhile, Tottenham visit Newcastle on their their top-flight comeback, and Liverpool face a trip to Watford on day one. It could be a…

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Confirmed!! Osinbajo Approves Release Of Cash For Super Eagles

Jun 13, 2017

Nigeria’s Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the release of cash to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), following a meeting with top officials from the Glass House last week. The money is to be used to offset bills, as the Super Eagles prepare to take on African champions Cameroon, in a crucial 208 World Cup qualifying double-header in August. “The NFF have the cash for the World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon thanks to the generosity of the federal government. “The…

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Super Cup: Ronaldo’s Reunion with Manchester United Blocked

Jun 9, 2017

NationSport can report that Cristiano Ronaldo will not play former club Manchester United in the Super Cup on August 8, with Real Madrid planning to give their talisman an extended break this summer.   The Portuguese maestro helped ensure a reunion with United when he scored a fabulous brace in Los Blancos’ comprehensive 4-1 victory over Juventus in the Champions League final at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff last Saturday.   The Red Devils had already booked their place in…

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Manchester United To Announce Ibrahimovic’s Exit Tomorrow (Friday)

Jun 9, 2017

Manchester United are expected to confirm Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s departure on Friday, when the Premier League club releases its annual player retention list. It is understood that senior United officials, have decided against offering the 35-year-old an extension to his one-year deal at Old Trafford, which expires on June 30. Ibrahimovic who scored 28 goals last season for the Red Devils, is undergoing rehabilitation after a season-ending knee ligament injury he suffered in April. He is expected to be out until…

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Manchester United Now The World’s Richest Club!!

Jun 7, 2017

It’s been a stellar season for Real Madrid after winning La Liga and the Champions League, but the Spanish club suffered a rare defeat Tuesday — off the pitch. Manchester United is now officially the world’s most valuable football club, usurping Real at the top of the Forbes annual rich list for the first time in five years. Jose Mourinho’s men might have recorded a lowly sixth place finish in the Premier League, but the club is valued at $3.69…

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Messi Angry About Real Madrid’s Success, Fears Ronaldo Will Win Ballon D’or

Jun 7, 2017

Barcelona forward, Lionel Messi, is reportedly fuming over Real Madrid’s achievements last season and fears Cristiano Ronaldo will beat him to the FIFA Ballon d’Or prize too. Messi had another brilliant campaign, which saw him score 54 goals in only 52 appearances, but Barca missed out on winning the La Liga title to Zinedine Zidane’s men on the last day of the season. They were also eliminated from the Champions League by Juventus, who Madrid beat 4-1 in the final…

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Ronaldo, Messi And Griezmann Make Champions League Team Of The Season (See Full List)

Jun 6, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi Gianluigi Buffon are among the 18 players that make up the 2016/17 Champions League squad of the season. Real Madrid, who beat Juventus 4-1 in the final to retain their trophy, have eight players in the 18-man squad published on UEFA’s website on Monday. Sir Alex Ferguson, Ryan Giggs, Mircea Lucescu, Fabio Capello, Roy Hodgson, Peter Rudbæk, Mixu Paatelainen, Ginés Meléndez, Thomas Schaaf and Ioan Lupescu make up the technical observers, who compiled the list. The…

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I Will Never Be A Striker’ – Cristiano Ronaldo Rubbishes Idea Of Real Madrid Role Change

Jun 4, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo has rubbished claims he is playing as a striker and insisted he will never be deployed in that position. The 32-year-old has received a lot of praise recently after many believing he has adapted to the number nine role for Real Madrid brilliantly. Previously, Ronaldo was always used in a wide position, where his devastating pace would allow him to cut in on either foot and shoot. However, with the star now in his 30s, the Portuguese has…

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Chelsea’s New 2017-2018 Home Jersey Leaked Online, and Its So Lovely

Jun 3, 2017

Chelsea’s new kit for the 2017-2018 season has supposedly been leaked online with Nike’s latest strip showing off a simplistic look for the Champions. The Londoners will be sporting the kit for next season very soon but it looks like an announcement could come in July. With the classic blue and simplistic kit, the shorts will also be just like the shirt in colour and design. According to Footy Headlines , early July is likely to be the release window…

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UNIBEN Student Who Came For NUGA Games Drowns In River Benue

Apr 30, 2017

A student of UNIBEN who came for NUGA Games In makurdi got drowned at River Benue this evening when he went with his twin brother to swim, As at time of filling this report His body is deposited at Madonna Mortuary while his twin brother is still unconscious from the shock of the incident, May his soul rest in peace… More details soon.. http://www.naijabazeline.com/2017/04/male-student-of-uniben-who-came-for.html…

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Mikel Obi Undergoes Successful Surgery, Rehab Next (Photo)

Apr 30, 2017

The Nigerian professional footballer who picked an abdominal strain at his club, Tianjin Teda, just underwent a surgery in England to repair the strain that made him miss three games for the Tianjin Tigers. The 30-year-old took to his IG to announce that the surgery has been done and it was successful. ‘Surgery went well, rehab next… can’t wait to be back shame I can’t be on the pitch fighting with my team #TianjinTEDA #TEDAFightingFightingFighting ‘…

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