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Spanish La Liga announces plans to play regular season games


La Liga’s organising body announced on Thursday that it plans to hold regular season Spanish top flight games in the United States in the future. “LaLiga, Spain’s top-flight soccer competition, and Relevent, a multinational media, sports and entertainment group, today announced a first-of-a-kind 15-year, equal joint venture to promote soccer …

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NFF investigates bribery allegation against Super Eagle’s Salisu Yusuf

Salisu Yusuf

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)  has launched an investigation into an allegation of bribery against Super Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf, a spokesman said on Friday. The coach was captured in a video receiving cash from investigative journalists posing as football agents who requested that two players be selected for a …

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World cup: Today’s fixtures- Saturday, June 30


After a breath-taking match day three encounters that saw defending champions Germany exiting the soccer fiesta, we are finally in the second round. Also, all African representatives; Morocco, Tunisia, Nigeria, Senegal and Egypt have all left Russia after they were all kicked out in the first round. Two matches will …

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Russia 2018: ‘Africa back Senegal to reach knockout stage’


Senegal will “have the whole continent behind them” when they look to become the only team from Africa to reach the World Cup knockout stage in Russia, says defender Kalidou Koulibaly. Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria and Tunisia have all fallen at the group stage. Senegal will set up a last-16 date …

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Lopetegui is ready for Real Madrid job — Vicente Del Bosque

Julen Lopetegui

Julen Lopetegui is ready for the Real Madrid job and his move will not impact his work with Spain at the World Cup, according to Vicente Del Bosque. Lopetegui was named as Zinedine Zidane’s successor at the European champions in a surprise announcement on Tuesday. The 51-year-old signed a three-year …

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Nigeria, Morocco sign MoU on gas pipeline, others


The Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Kingdom of Morocco on Monday in Rabat, Morocco, signed three Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) including a regional gas pipeline that will see Nigeria providing gas to countries in West Africa sub-region that extend to Morocco and Europe. The Senior Special Assistant to the …

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Buhari on 2-day working visit to Morocco


President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday, June 10, embark on a two-day working visit to the Kingdom of Morocco. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, made this known in a statement on Saturday. He stated: “The visit, which is at the invitation …

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