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You Are A Shame To The World – Ighalo Blasts Nigerian Government
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You Are A Shame To The World – Ighalo Blasts Nigerian Government

Manchester United and Nigerian International Footballer, Jude Odion Ighalo has taken to his Twitter handle to blast the Nigerian government. The striker posted a video on his verified Twitter handle saying he usually does not dabble into politics but can't keep shut over what is happening in Nigeria anymore, he further stated that the Nigerian Government is a shame to the world for sending military men to shoot and kill unarmed protesters. https://twitter.com/ighalojude/status/1318666220447715329?s=20
Manchester United Striker, Odion Ighalo Trains With Mystery Female Training Partner In A Public Park (Photos)
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Manchester United Striker, Odion Ighalo Trains With Mystery Female Training Partner In A Public Park (Photos)

Manchester United striker, Odion Ighalo, 30, was pictured with a mystery female training partner as he carried out some exercise routine in a public park in Cheshire. According to The Sun, the Nigerian international was pictured at a local Cheshire park training with the mystery woman ahead of the top flight’s potential return on June 1. At one point, the former Watford striker was spotted signing an autograph for a fan who passed him a note pad and pen to have his signature, while abiding by the strict social distancing rules. Earlier this week, it was reported that Ighalo’s permanent move to Manchester United is now in doubt with his parent club, Shanghai Shenhua expecting him back in time for the start of the new Chinese Super League season, which is scheduled to be...
Odion Ighalo to dedicate every Goal he Scores for Manchester United to his Late Sister who Died in December
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Odion Ighalo to dedicate every Goal he Scores for Manchester United to his Late Sister who Died in December

Odion Ighalo to dedicate every goal he scores for Manchester United to his late sister who died in December Odion Ighalo has revealed that all goals he scores for Manchester United will be dedicated to his big sister who tragically passed away last December. His sister, Mary Atole, 42, died suddenly late last year at her home in Canada. Odion Ighalo to dedicate every goal he scores for Manchester United to his late sister who died in December. The Nigerian international, 30, who could make his debut against Chelsea on Monday following his loan switch to Old Trafford on deadline day in January, has opened up on the tragedy that left him heartbroken in December. Speaking with the Sun, the former Watford striker who sealed the loan move from Chinese club Shanghai Greenl...
Oshoala’s Tweet About Barcelona’s Men’s Team Causes Controversy
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Oshoala’s Tweet About Barcelona’s Men’s Team Causes Controversy

Nigerian international Asisat Oshoala lent her thoughts to Barça's laboured Champions League draw but swiftly deleted her message. Javier Miguel AS English 06/11/2019 13:54 FC Barcelona Femení striker Asisat Oshoala, the 2015 BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year and scorer of the side’s goal in the 4-1 Champions League final defeat to Lyon last season – the first time a Spanish team had reached the final – was a frustrated spectator as her club’s male counterparts laboured to a 0-0 draw against Slavia Prague on Wednesday. A member of the Super Falcons 2014, 2016 and 2018 African Women’s Championship, a Golden Ball and Golden Boot winner at the tournament, with an FA Cup, a Chinese Super League and Nigerian Championship among her laurels, Oshoala knows a bit about winning footb...
Rashidi Yekini’s 56th Posthumous Birthday Is Today
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Rashidi Yekini’s 56th Posthumous Birthday Is Today

Rashidi Yekini (23 October 1963 – 4 May 2012) was a Nigerian footballer who played as a striker. His professional career, which spanned more than two decades, was mainly associated with Vitória de Setúbal in Portugal, but he also played in six other countries besides his own. Yekini scored 37 goals as a Nigerian international, and represented the nation in five major tournaments, including two World Cups where he scored the country's first-ever goal in the competition. He was also named the African Footballer of the Year in 1993. Personal life Yekini married three wives. He had three daughters, named Yemisi, Omoyemi and Damilola. Death Yekini was reported to be ill for an extended period of time. In 2011, news media in Nigeria begun issuing reports of his failing health,...
Former Nigerian Player, Isaac Promise Is Dead!
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Former Nigerian Player, Isaac Promise Is Dead!

Austin Bold FC is heartbroken by the death of Promise Isaac who passed Wednesday night at the age of 31. Originally from Zaria, Nigeria, Isaac is a full Nigerian international who has represented the Super Eagles in the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship, serving as captain and scoring once in six matches en route to the competition’s final. Isaac then earned a silver medal in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing with the Nigerian U-23 team, again serving as captain in four matches, including the gold medal match. Our thoughts are with his family, friends, and teammates. Rest in peace, Promise Isaac
Iheanacho Scores First Goal For Leicester In 12 Months (Video)
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Iheanacho Scores First Goal For Leicester In 12 Months (Video)

Super Eagles striker Iheanacho finally scores for Leicester in 12 months in EFL Cup win over Luton Author: Akan Anwankwo - Kelechi Iheanacho scored his first goal of the season for Leicester City in the EFL Cup - The Super Eagles striker calmly finished a Marc Albrighton's assist in the 86th minute - The Foxes won the game 4-0 with Gray scoring a brace and Tielemans also on target Kelechi Iheanacho made his first appearance in a competitive match for Leicester City in the 2019-20 season in the EFL Cup. And the Nigerian international justified his selection by Brenda Rodger as he put his name on the scoresheet in the comprehensive 4-0 win over Luton Town. Demarai Gray began the onslaught in the 34th minute as Spanish striker Ayoze Perez provided the assist for the Engli...
Brown Ideye Joins Greek Side, Aris Thessaloniki
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Brown Ideye Joins Greek Side, Aris Thessaloniki

Former West Bromwich Albion forward Brown Ideye has joined Greek Super League side, Aris Thessaloniki F.C. Aris and Ideye announced the deal on social media on Thursday: Officially an @ARIS__FC Player. Grateful and Excited About this Chapter!.
Mikel Obi Undergoes Medical At Middlesbrough
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Mikel Obi Undergoes Medical At Middlesbrough

JOHN OBI MIKEL is undergoing a medical at Middlesbrough ahead of signing for the Championship club. SunSport understands the former Chelsea midfielder, 31, travelled from London to the north-east yesterday after agreeing personal terms. Two-time Premier League winner Mikel is set to join the Championship club after spending the past two years at Tianjin TEDA in the Chinese Super League. Roma and Wolfsburg registered an interest but the Nigerian international wanted to return to England, where his wife and two young children are based. Mikel will be part of a Tony Pulis side looking to bring Premier League football back to the Riverside next season. Boro currently sit fifth in the Championship table and seven points off leaders Leeds. Pulis’ men host Newport County on ...
Gov. Wike Meets Ronaldo, Ramos And Club Officials In Spain, Over Plans To Setup A Real Madrid Academy in Rivers State
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Gov. Wike Meets Ronaldo, Ramos And Club Officials In Spain, Over Plans To Setup A Real Madrid Academy in Rivers State

Nyesom Wike, Governor of Rivers States, has met with officials of Real Madrid Football Club in Spain, as part of the process to set up a Football Academy in his state. The parley is in preparation of Wike’s tour of Real Madrid training facilities in Spain, later today, Monday. Wike is expected to tour the club’s sporting facility alongside, Commissioner of Sports, Boma Iyaye, former Nigerian international, Adokiye Amiesimaka, Majority Whip of Rivers State House of Assembly, Mr. Evans Bipi, and member of Rivers State Senior Secondary School Board, Chief Hanny Woko. Speaking ahead of the tour, Wike said setting up the football academy was in the interest of the state, as it hopes to groom the next generation of stars. He said, “What we are doing is in the interest of Rivers state. This f...
Nigerian International Isaac Success Claims 4 Escorts Cheated Him, Demands £2,000 Payment Back
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Nigerian International Isaac Success Claims 4 Escorts Cheated Him, Demands £2,000 Payment Back

Nigerian international and Watford’s forward Isaac Success was arrested and de-arrested after a fracas ensued between him and four escorts at Sopwell House hotel, Herts in London’s West end. According to The SUN, the ladies said that he couldn’t be aroused after about 90 minutes of massaging, hence they decided to leave. They claimed he drank two bottles of Baileys that evening. Trouble began when they decided to leave, as Success demanded that he gets his £2,000 – £500 from each of the ladies – back. The ladies objected and there was an altercation, after which police officers were called. Success was arrested and de-arrested in the hotel lobby. One of the ladies Alexis Domerge, 24 said: He accused us of ripping him off and asked for his money to be returned. It was terrifyin...