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Coutinho’s Brace Gives Brazil The Perfect Copa America Start Amidst Neymar’s Absence

A brace from Philippe Coutinho handed hosts Brazil a winning start to the Copa America on Friday in a 3-0 victory over Bolivia as the absence of superstar Neymar was quickly forgotten. Barcelona’s Coutinho scored from the penalty spot early in the second half and added a close-range header three minutes later. Substitute Everton netted…

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Super Eagles Drop Three Places In Latest FIFA Ranking, Remains 3rd In Africa

The Nigerian Super Eagles slipped three places to 45th spot in the latest World Ranking released by the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) on Friday.The three-time African champions had moved four places in the previous release back in April but now join Guinea, DR Congo, Lesotho and Seychelles as the African teams with the…

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Manchester United Makes Last Minute £95million Bid For Griezmann

English Side Manchester United has reportedly prepared to smash their transfer record by offering Atletico Madrid £95million for Antoine Griezmann, a move that is seen as a last-gasp bid to hijack the striker’s move to Barcelona. According to The Sun, Barca appeared close to landing the France World Cup star – but their failure to make an…

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Enyimba FC Clinches 2019 NPFL Title, Champions For The Eighth Time!

Enyimba International FC have claimed the 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League title after an impressive 3-0 defeat of Akwa United. The win means that Enyimba ended the NPFL Super Six Championship Playoffs with 12 points from 5 matches. It was the record eighth Nigeria league crown of Enyimba  and the club is expected to represent…

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PSG Close On Signing De Ligt, Deal Expected To Be Finalised This Week

French Giant, Paris Saint-Germain are expected to wrap up the signing of sensational Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt this week, journalist Gianluca Di Marzio reports. The 19-year-old Ajax captain has been courted by Barcelona, Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Juventus during his rise to stardom in Amsterdam, but the French champions have now moved into pole position in the race to sign him. According to reports…

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Messi Registers Brace As Argentina Cruise Past Nicaragua In 5-1 Win

Barcelona and Argentine Talisman, Lionel Messi scored a first-half double as Argentina warmed up for the Copa America with a comprehensive 5-1 win over Nicaragua on Friday in San Juan. The Central Americans, who will participate in this month’s Gold Cup tournament while Argentina battle it out in Brazil, frustrated the home side initially. However, captain Messi sparked…

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Brazilian Star Forward Neymar Ruled Out Of Copa America, Following Ankle Injury

Brazilian talisman forward, Neymar has been ruled out of the Copa America after he suffered an ankle injury in Brazil’s friendly meeting with Qatar. The skillful forward will unfortunately miss Brazil’s Copa America campaign due to a ligament rupture in his right ankle in a huge blow for the host nation. The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) confirmed the news…

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MI, TeeA, Uti, DJ BigN, Folu Storms, and More At Heineken UCL Final Match Viewing

To crown what has already been a completely eventful UCL season, Champions League sponsors, Heineken hosted an amazing final match viewing at the all-new Heineken House in Lagos for hundreds of fans. The match viewing which was spiced with a special performance from music star – MI Abaga had fans completely thankful for such an…

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Instagram Removes Account of Swimsuit Lady, Kinsey Wolanski Who Invaded The UCL Final Pitch

A Russian model, Kinsey Wolanski created a scene on Saturday’s UEFA Champions League Final match between Liverpool and Tottenham, after she beat the stewards and ran directly to the middle of the field forcing the referee to halt the match before she was whisked away by the stewards. Wolanski who gained herself over two million…

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