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Nigeria’s Super Eagles Snags 5th Best Team In Africa On 2020 FIFA World Rankings

Nigeria’s senior national team also known as the Super Eagles have ended the 2020 calendar year as the 35th best country in the world, and the 5th best team in Africa. The three-time African champions remain unmoved in the latest Fifa rankings released by the world football governing body on Thursday, December 10, 2020. Gernot…

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Osaze Odemwingie Apologises To Kanu Nwankwo And His Family: “I Read Too Much Into The Greetings”

It’s not too late to say sorry. Former pro footballer, Osaze Peter Odemwingie has apologized to Kanu Nwankwo, his wife Amara Kanu and their family after making unfounded claims about them. Days ago, the ex-Nigerian international went on an Instagram rant accusing his colleague’s wife, Amara of “chasing” him “relentlessly” and “harassing” him to respond instead of through her…

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Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala Nominated For 2020 UEFA Women’s Team Of The Year

Nigeria international Asisat Oshoala has been nominated for the first-ever Uefa Women’s Team of the Year, following her exploits with Barcelona Femení. The European football body released the shortlist for fan voting on Tuesday and the Super Falcons star unsurprisingly appeared on the nominations, along with 14 strikers, including teammate Jennifer Hermoso. Oshoala is the only African included, among the 50-woman list shortlisted…

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Osaze Odemwingie Accuses Amara Kanu Of ‘Chasing’ Him, Slams Peter Okoye For ‘Fraud’

Retired professional footballer, Osaze Odemwingie has left the internet perplexed after going on an social media rampage against Amara Kanu, the wife of Nigerian football legend Kanu Nwankwo and singer Peter Okoye. It all started when the ex-Super Eagles player took to his Instagram to call out Amara, accusing her of sliding into his direct messages (DM )…

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BBNaija’s Ozo Unveiled As The New Brand Manager Of Juventus Academy Nigeria

2020 Big Brother Naija contestant Ozo been unveiled as the new brand manager of Juventus Academy Nigeria, an official academy of Juventus Football Club of Italy, the current employers of five-time Ballon d’or winner; Cristiano Ronaldo. The reality TV star — real name Ozoemena Joseph Chukwu — took to his social media pages to make the announcement along with a promotional…

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Best FIFA Football Awards 2020: Ronaldo, Messi & More Lead Nominations | See Full List

Ahead of the the 2020 Best FIFA Football Awards, nominees for the annual ceremony were released on Wednesday on their official website. Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Lewandowski, Lucy Bronze and Sam Kerr are amongst the biggest names to have been nominated for this year’s ceremony will be held on December 17. According to the organizers, the full list of…

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Legendary Argentine Footballer, Diego Maradona, Is Dead At 60

Football lovers have been thrown into mourning on social media as Diego Armando Maradona on Wednesday passed away after suffering a heart attack at age 60. The Argentine football icon had been hospitalised at the start of November, days after celebrating the landmark birthday, after complaining of low spirits and fatigue. After tests were carried out, it was…

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Ivory Coast’s Didier Drogba Emerges Recipient Of The 2020 UEFA President’s Award

Retired football legend Didier Drogba has been picked as the recipient of the 2020 UEFA President’s Award. The former Chelsea forward is the second African-born winner of the accolade after the great Eusébio, who received it in 2009. The award recognizes outstanding achievements, professional excellence and exemplary personal qualities. “Didier is a hero to millions of football…

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Fireboy DML, Rema, Ms Banks & More Nigerians Feature On FIFA 21 Official Soundtracks

Fireboy DML, Rema, Ms Banks and Kah-Lo‘s songs will be featured on the official soundtrack of EA Sports FIFA 21 video game, the game maker announced on Monday September 29. According to EA Sports, “The all-new soundtrack to FIFA 21 features tracks by more than 100 artists from 23 different countries” with the four music acts listed…

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