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Confidence Boost for Nigeria as Ahmed Musa Resumes Training With Club After Knee Injury

Nigeria received a massive boost ahead of November’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with Benin Republic and Lesotho with the return of star striker Ahmed Musa. Musa had been out of action following a knee injury picked up during Al-Nassr’s Saudi Professional League clash against Al Fateh. In the process, he missed out on the Super Eagles’ international friendlies with Ukraine and Brazil.…

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Liverpool’s Defender Alexander-Arnold Claims Guinness World Record With Highest Assists

Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold’s name is officially in the record books after snaring a place in the 2020 Guinness World Records collection. The 21-year-old contributed an incredible 12 assists for the Reds last season in the Premier League to set a record for the most provided by a defender in a single season. To make the achievement…

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Suger Eagles Kits Yet To Arrive In Singapore, 72 Hours To Brazil Game

The Super Eagles kits for the high-profile international friendly against Brazil in Singapore on Sunday is yet to arrive camp with barely 72 hours to the game, Sports Extra reports. This is the second time such is occurring in a month in the Eagles camp. Last month, an airline failed to arrive with the Nigeria team’s kit bags…

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Fans Expected to Pay $29, $299 For Nigeria Against Brazil Friendly In Singapore

As the Nigeria and Brazil senior team football friendly draws nearer, fans are expected to pay between $29 and $299 (N 10,150 and N104, 650) for match tickets, Sports Extra reports. The game is both sides’ the first meeting in 16 years, happening at the Kallang Stadium in Singapore on October 13. According to www.spotshubtix.sg, tickets for the game will…

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Chelsea Targets Neymar With €210 Million Summer Move

Premier League side Chelsea are reportedly targeting a summer move for Paris Saint Germain (PSG) Brazilian superstar Neymar Jr., despite an ongoing interest in him from La Liga champions Barcelona. According to Don Balon, the Londoners are ready to rope the Brazilian forward into the Stamford Bridge in July, by shelling out a transfer fee of…

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Bayern Munich Brush Aside Tottenham In UCL 7-2 Win

Mauricio Pochettino’s side allowed a 2-0 lead slip in Greece against Olympiacos during matchday one, leaving with a 2-2 draw.In Yesterday’s match Son Heung-min gave them a 12th-minute lead, which was well deserved but Spurs missed a couple of opportunities to double their lead. Joshua Kimmich scored a brilliant equaliser from outside the box before…

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Ivorian Chelsea Legend Didier Drogba Named Ballon d’Or Ambassador

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has been chosen as France Football’s Ballon d’Or ambassador on Thursday. The former Blues star will co-host the award ceremony set for December 2 in Paris, and will present the trophy. “I feel honoured to present this prestigious award. I see it as an acknowledgement of my career and its exemplarity,” Drogba said in a…

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Barcelona Open Contract Talks with 16-Year-Old Ansu Fati Following Impressive Run

Spanish giant, Barcelona have opened contract talks with teenager Ansu Fati following his blistering start to the season, according to CatRadio. The 16-year-old became Barcelona’s youngest ever scorer and the third-youngest scorer in the history of La Liga when he netted against Osasuna last month before following that up with another strike against Valencia on Saturday. He only signed a new deal through to…

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