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Kanu Nwankwo officially opens kanu Super 6 competition in Owerri

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The Much Anticipated Kanu Super Six Football Competition has been officially opened by the Ex-Super Eagles Skipper Kanu Nwankwo at his Sports Center is Owerri IMO State.. The Football Who tagged the Competition Giving Back used the opportunity to encourage young participant to stay focused and keep working hard in developing their game of football..  Kanu in his words said that he has always been someone who loves seeing youth being successful in what ever there are doing and will keep supporting them to their get to the top of their games Kanu Used the Opportunity to Call On the Government and Ex International Sports Legends in Nigeria to Invest in Sports Especially Grassroots Sports Development that it will be helpful and also encourage foreign investors to come into the country.... More photos bellow:

Cristiano Ronaldo arrives in court over tax fraud allegations

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Cristian Ronaldo arrived in court on Monday morning to face charges of tax evasion filed by Spanish authorities. The Real Madrid star evaded dozens of journalists and cameramen by entering the court in Madrid through the backdoor, the BBC reports. Prosecutors allege he avoided paying millions in taxes since 2010, a charge the World Footballer of the Year denies. Details later…

No Leave No Transfer! Cristiano Ronaldo has decided to stay at Real Madrid

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Cristiano Ronaldo,  one of Manchester United's greatest players of all time has decided against a return to his former club and will instead spend the next season with Real Madrid after reports circulated last month that the FIFA Best player of the Year was hell bent on

Cristiano Ronaldo confirms the birth of his twins via surrogate

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Cristiano Ronaldo has confirmed the birth of his twins is surrogate after Portugal crashed out of the confederations cup last night. Ronaldo posted a statement on Facebook saying he was leaving the Confederations Cup in Russia early

Winning the EPL title would be a ‘miracle’ - Chelsea coach Antonio Conte admits

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Chelsea' coach Antonio Conte has admitted that it would be a miracle and would take a lot of motivation for his team to win the English premier league title this season following Man U's 2-0 win over Chelsea on Sunday evening.

PSG Fans Clash With Players At Barcelona Airport To Be Investigated By Police (Read)

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Paris St-Germain say a police investigation is under way after fans angrily confronted players at Bourget Airport following their Champions League elimination to Barcelona. The French champions flew home from Catalonia after a 6-1 defeat which

Cameroon celebrates after their 2-1 victory over Egypt in the final

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Vincent Aboubakar came off the bench to score a late goal to steer  Cameroon  to a 2-1 victory over Egypt in the final of the Gabon  2017  Africa Cup of Nations in Libreville on Sunday. The victory  helped the  Indomitable Lions seal a fifth African title, having won the tournament in 1984, 1988, 2000, 2002. Cameroon,   who denied  the  Egyptians a chance to win  their eighth African  title, will host the 2019 edition of the finals. The reigning champions also qualified for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia following  their victory over Egypt at Stade de l’Amitie in Libreville.

Alex Iwobi Vows To Help Arsenal Top Champions League Group

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Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi says he’s confident the Gunners can beat Paris Saint-Germain at home and finish top of their Champions League group.

'I have the heart of a winner..... I can qualify Nigeria to World Cup, '- New Super Eagles Technical adviser Rohr

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Gernot Rohr, who was on Tuesday confirmed by the NFF as Super Eagles new technical adviser says he believes he can qualify Nigeria to the Russia 2018 World Cup and even take the country to the latter stages of the tournament.

Breaaking News! Nigeria’s first Olympic rower, Ukogu, qualifies for semi-final

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American-born Nigerian professional rower, Chierika Ukogu made history on Tuesday after qualifying for the semifinals of rowing at the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympics.

Three Nigerians create records at Rio Olympics

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At least three Nigerian athletes in the ongoing Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games created records of sorts that will be cherished in a longtime to come.

Funds threaten Keshi’s burial plans

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Late Stephen Keshi Indications have emerged that unless the Presidency intervenes, the planned burial date of late soccer icon, Stephen Okechukwu Chinedu Keshi may not hold as scheduled due to lack of funds. The burial has been fixed by the Federal Government for July 27, 28 and 29, with a committee headed by the Permanent Secretary in the Youth and Sports Ministry already put in place for the purpose. It has now come to light that the committee has not been able to function because there are no funds for their meetings let alone burial proper.

World football legend, Pele visits Nigeria

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Pele Brazil’s football legend, Edson Arantes do Nascimentor, popularly known as “Pele’’ will be the country in August for a two-day programme on youth development and empowerment.

Chelsea confirm N’Golo Kante move from Leicester City

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Chelsea have announced the signing of N’Golo Kante from Leicester City for a fee around £30million. The high-action midfielder has signed a five-year contract with the Stamford Bridge club and becomes their second signing of this summer, after Michy Batshuayi arrived from Marseille.

Funny: Jose Mourinho's many faces in first Man U game- a 2-0 win over Wigan (Photos)

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Despite it being just a preseason game for Man U, with about 11 of the club's Euro 2016 participating players absent, Jose Mourinho couldn't hide his emotions as his side made light work of Wigan in a 2-0 win courtesy of goals from Will Keane and Andreas Pereira. He seems really emotional and energetic in his new coaching role.

Uganda and Benin Republic overtake Nigeria in FIFA ranking

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FIFA Rankings: Uganda and Benin Republic overtake Nigeria in FIFA ranking Uganda and Benin Republic overtake Nigeria in FIFA ranking According to Premium Times, the Africa Football minnows of Uganda and the Benin Republic are now ranked above Nigeria as the Super Eagles dropped nine place to rank 70th in the world in the latest FIFA Rankings released on Thursday by the world football governing body.

Ibrahimovic breaks another Manchester United record

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The official announcement of the Ibrahimovic one-year deal racked up over 525,000 likes on Instagram as posts involving the 34-year-old dominate the club’s all-time top 10. Ibrahimovic is yet to kick a ball for Manchester United but he cannot stop breaking records for his new club.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino pictured with Amaju Pinnick, confirms he'll visit Nigeria in 2 weeks

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FIFA President Gianni Infantino has confirmed he will arrive Nigeria in two weeks time for a 2-day working visit. Infantino, who was elected FIFA President at an extraordinary general assembly in Zurich on 26th February 2016, confirmed the trip following a meeting with NFF President Amaju Pinnick in Paris, France on Sunday . “The FIFA President and Secretary General will arrive in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Sunday, 24th July on a two –day working visit to Nigeria,” Pinnick told thenff.com . During the two –day visit, Infantino and Samoura will pay a courtesy call on President Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, hold meeting with a legion of African FA presidents who are expected in Nigeria to join the NFF to receive the FIFA topshots and attend an evening session with Corporate Nigeria in Lagos. The duo will also meet with Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State before watching the finals of the NFF/ZENITH Bank Future Eagles Championship. A

Former MBGN Iheoma Nnadi spends time with her boyfriend, footballer Emmanuel Emenike

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Former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, Iheoma Nnadi shared this photo of herself and footballer Emmanuel Emenike aboard a boat on Instagram. "No better way to spend Sunday than with my sweetheart" she captioned the photo. The two have been dating for some months now. Another footballer/beauty queen wedding coming soon?     What do you think of this? Is she after the money or true love?   Please hit your comment and don't forget to share    __________________________________________________ #Team_NIS

Lionel Messi and dad sentenced to 21 months imprisonment

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Lionel Messi and his father, Jorge, have been sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax evasion but under Spanish law a prison sentence under two years can be served on probation, meaning they are unlikely to serve any time.