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I Want a Trophy with Eagles to Be Fulfilled – Ekong

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Dependable Super Eagles defender, William Troost-Ekong, has said that will not be fulfilled as a footballer till he wins a major trophy with the Nigerian senior national team. The Udinese player who along with Leon Balogun formed Eagles’ famed ‘Oyinbo Wall’ insisted at the weekend that he was looking forward …

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Nigerian Alex Iwobi makes Nollywood debut

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Nigeria international and Arsenal forward, Alex Iwobi has made a debut in his first film role in the soon to be released ‘Inpadisu.’ The movie, now trending on social media, features Iwobi being pursued all over the place, apparently because of choices he made in the movie. Iwobi also took …

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Hoping for an injury-free season with Chievo – Joel Obi

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Super Eagles midfielder, Joel Obi, last week moved from Torino to fellow Italian side Chievo Verona ahead of the new Serie A Season after the 27-year-old put pen to paper on a three-year deal for an undisclosed transfer fee in what would be his fourth club for an Italian side. …

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Mbappé donates entire World Cup money to charity

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Kylian Mbappé, France’s breakout star of the 2018 World Cup is donating his entire World Cup earnings to charity. Reports said the 19-year-old is planning to help hospitalized and disabled children have the chance to play by donating all of his World Cup earnings to the charity Premiers de Cordée, …

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Mbappe speaks on Real Madrid speculation

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France World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe insists he won’t be tempted away from PSG this summer. The striker is a target for Real Madrid. “I will stay with PSG, continuing on my path with them,” the striker told reporters in Moscow. “I am at the beginning of my career.” With …

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‘France deserved to win 2018 World Cup’

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Former England defender Gary Neville has insisted that France deserved to prevail at the 2018 World Cup. Les Bleus secured the trophy with a 4- 2 win over Croatia in the final of the competition on Sunday afternoon. Didier Deschamps’s side were awarded a controversial penalty via VAR in the …

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Lokomotiv Moscow sign Brian Idowu

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The Super Eagle has finally moved in with the Russian champions after his former club, now dissolved, were neck-deep in financial troubles. Lokomotiv Moscow have completed the signing of Brian Idowu as a free agent, after leaving Amkar Perm at the back of their financial problems. During the winter break, …

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World cup: Why Eagles lost to Argentina – Okocha

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Former Nigerian captain Austin Okocha has attributed the Super Eagles’ early exit at the 2018 World Cup to inexperience. The Eagles lost to Argentina 2-1 in their last group match on Tuesday to exit the tournament. A lack-lustre Argentina team advanced to the knockout stages after Lionel Messi and Marcos …

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