Abrahamovic Ready To Sell Chelsea Football Club

By Akinwale Kasali Following his ordeal with the British Authority, Russian Billionaire and London based club owner, Chelsea, Roman Abarahamovic is ready to end his romance with Chelsea Football Club, which he bought over a decade ago. Abramovich, has indicated his interest to sell the club, only if the potential buyer can pay £2.5billion. According to The Times UK, the Russian businessman, who was denied a new visa to enter the UK back in May has been receiving numerous sale inquiries about the club. The visa problem also made him put…

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Sergio Ramos Preparing For Qatar 2022

Spain captain Sergio Ramos said the pain of exiting the World Cup to Russia will motivate him to stay with the national team up until the 2022 tournament in Qatar – even if at 36 by that stage he is sporting a white beard. Andres Iniesta, 34, and Gerard Pique, 31 – who won the World Cup alongside Ramos in 2010 — have already confirmed that they are leaving the national setup following a third straight disappointment at an international tournament, with other members of Spain’s golden generation including David…

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Medical Doctor Dies As Nigeria Bows Out Of World Cup

Dr Kennis Ebirim, a family physician with the Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, has been confirmed dead after watching Tuesday’s 2018 World Cup match between Nigeria and Argentina. Family members, colleagues and neighbours confirmed the death of Ebirim to the News Agency of Nigeria at his residence in Owerri. The deceased was reported to have slumped and rushed to hospital after Nigeria crashed out of the world football tournament. Dr Chikere Ebirim, a lecturer in the Department of Public Health, Federal University of Technology, Owerri,  and younger brother to the deceased,…

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Psychic Pig Tips Nigeria For Semi-Finals Place

In a case reminiscent of the psychic octopus named Paul, which made accurate predictions in the 2010 World Cup, another magical animal, this time, a pig named Mystic Marcus, has predicted that Nigeria, alongside Belgium, Uruguay and Argentina, will progress to the Semi-finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup starting on Thursday in Russia. Mystic Marcus has a 100 per cent track record of predicting sports results according to his owner, Juliette Stevens, reports Daily Mail on Wednesday. And the eight-year-old prophet even predicted Brexit and that Donald Trump would win the…

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Breaking: Fernando Hierro Named As Spain Coach

By Akinwale Kasali Spain on Wednesday named federation sporting director Fernando Hierro as its World Cup coach to replace Julen Lopetegui, who was sensationally sacked after his appointment as Real Madrid manager. “Fernando Hierro will assume coaching responsibilities at the World Cup in Russia,” the Spanish football federation announced. The 50-year-old Hierro’s only real coaching experience came when he was in charge of second division Spanish outfit Oviedo for one season. Hierro is a Spanish retired footballer and coach who is currently the manager of the Spain national team after…

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Olamide And Phyno Releases Super Eagles World Cup Tune

Nigerian indigenous rappers, Olamide and Phyno, have released a World Cup theme tune to support the Super Eagles at the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The song, tittled “Dem Go Hear Am” produced by Pheelz, is powered by Aiteo, a main sponsor of the Super Eagles for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Aiteo Group,  founded in February 2008, is an integrated, global-focused Nigerian Energy conglomerate that partnered with the Nigerian Football Federation, to give quality treatment and support to the players and technical crew of the…

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Rohr Names His Final Squad, As Team Move To Austria

Vy Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernor Rohr, has named his final 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup. Rohr has dropped Ola Aina and Mikel Agu, from the players that travelled to London to play the Three Lions yesterday. “It’s Ola Aina and Mikel Agu. They will be on standby. We go with 23 players to Austria; if there is another problem or injury like happened four years ago when Elderson was injured, they will be on standby for that,” Rohr told KweséESPN on Sunday. Nigeria will face…

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Rohr May Likely Drop Agbo, Akpeyi, Echiejile, Awaziem

By Akinwale Kasali As Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, is set to name a 25-man team that will jet out of Abuja to London, England today after the team’s meeting president Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa later today before traveling to London to face the three lions of England, insinuations is rife that the Super Eagles gaffer is likely to drop Elderson Echiejile, Chidozie Awaziem, Stephen Eze, Uche Agbo and Daniel Akpeyi. The magazine can authoritatively disclose that the French-German tactician, Rohr, was visibly annoyed with his left backs,…

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2018 World Cup: Super Eagles Opponent, Iceland Names 23-Man For Mundial

By Akinwale Kasali Less than 32 days to commencement of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, world cup debutants and Super Eagles opponent in Group D at the soccer showpiece, Iceland, has named the 23-man team that will prosecute the world cup matches for the Scandinavian country when hostilities commence in Russia. Coach of the Icelandic team, Hallgrímsson unveil the list of the players in Reykjavik. Iceland included Gylfi Sigurdsson in their squad for the World Cup, despite the Everton playmaker being injured. Sigurdsson is a key member of…

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2018 World Cup: Rohr’s Headache

By Akinwale Kasali With less than 35 days to the commencement of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, is having serious nightmare over the injury list of his players that soar to eight, with Las Palmas Football Club midfielder, Oghenekaro Peter Etebo joining the list of injured players. Before Etebo joining the fray, Rohr has been battling for the recovery of Joel Obi (Torino FC), Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City), Tyronne Ebuehi (ADO Den Haag), Henry Onyekuru (Anderlecht FC), Leon Balogun (Mainz FC), Elderson Echiejile…

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