Pinnick Voted NFF President

Delta State Football Association chairman, Amaju Pinnick has been voted in as the new President of the Nigeria Football Federation after polling the highest votes, against Taiwo Ogunjobi’s 4, and Dominic Iorfa’s 8 in the re-run of the presidential election.  He is followed by former NFF General Secretary, Taiwo Ogunjobi in distant second with 9…

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Godin: Juventus clash a final for Atletico

The Rojiblancos are already playing catch-up after losing their opening fixture in Group A but the defender is well aware that the Spanish champions are up against a quality side Diego Godin has described Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Juventus as a “final” for Atletico Madrid. The Spanish champions suffered a shock 3-2 loss at…

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Seyi Akinwunmi Voted NFF Vice President

Chairman of the Lagos State Football Association Seyi Akinwunmi has been voted as the first Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation after polling a total of 30 votes to win. Immediate past executive member of the Nigeria Football Federation, Shehu Adamu came a distant second with 8 votes, while Suleyman Muazu scored 2 votes,…

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Tottenham v Besiktas: Kaboul calling for more of the same

Younes Kaboul has implored Tottenham to repeat their weekend performance when they host Besiktas in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday. Under new boss Mauricio Pochettino, Spurs made a strong start to the 2014-15 campaign, winning their first four matches, including both legs of their play-off against AEL to reach the group stage of this…

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£59m Signing Angel Di Maria Already Contemplating Manchester United Exit

Argentine ace already planning for the future without United. New Manchester United midfielder Angel Di Maria is already thinking about his exit from the club after admitting that he will likely return him to play for Rosario Central in his native Argentine before retiring from the game, the Daily Express reports. The Argentinian international only…

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Evans returns to Northern Ireland squad

Jonny Evans has returned to the Northern Ireland squad for their Euro 2016 qualifiers next month. The Manchester United defender was suspended for his side’s Group F opener in Hungary earlier this month, a match which Northern Ireland won 2-1 thanks to late goals from Niall McGinn and Kyle Lafferty. On Tuesday, manager Michael O’Neill…

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Simeone: Atletico cannot give Tevez time to think

The Argentine coach has identified his compatriot as the principal threat to the Spanish champions’ hopes of beating the in-form Bianconeri Diego Simeone says Atletico Madrid cannot afford to give Carlos Tevez time to think if they are overcome Juventus in their crucial Champions League clash at the Vicente Calderon. Tevez has started the season…

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Herrera sustains fractured rib

Manchester United have been dealt another injury blow with the news that midfielder Ander Herrera has sustained a fractured rib. The Spanish midfielder suffered the injury in Saturday’s 2-1 Premier League win over West Ham at Old Trafford, and was replaced by Antonio Valencia 16 minutes from time. United confirmed the news via their official…

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Mourinho: I will only leave Chelsea if they sack me

The Portuguese admits he would be willing to manage elsewhere in the Premier League but insists his priority is and will always be remaining at Stamford Bridge Jose Mourinho insists he will only leave Chelsea if he is sacked, though he has not ruled out the possibility of one day managing a Premier League rival….

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Morata: Madrid didn’t believe in me

The young attacker has no regrets over his decision to leave Madrid for Juve and is looking forward to the Champions League game with Atletico Madrid Alvaro Morata has revealed that he decided to leave Real Madrid for Juventus this summer because he felt Carlo Ancelotti did not believe in him. The Spain Under-21 international…

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