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Drogba follows dad’s steps, joins Guingamp

Isaac Drogba has followed in his legendary father’s footsteps by agreeing a deal to sign for Ligue 1 outfit Guingamp. The 17-year-old, who has also spent time in the Chelsea academy, was unveiled by the French club on Monday, 16 years after they signed his father in an £80,000 deal …

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I wasn’t good enough to play for Wigan, says City boss Guardiola

Pep Guardiola will finally step out at Wigan Athletic’s DW Stadium in Manchester City’s fifth-round FA Cup tie with the third-tier side on Monday — 13 years after he almost joined the Lancashire club as a player. Manchester City coach, Pep GuardiolaThe Spanish midfielder was looking to extend his playing …

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Cross River state loses right to host national sports festival 

The 19th National Sports Festival has been officially withdrawn from Cross River state. The decision was taken at the National Council on Sports meeting which ended on Thursday at the General Hassan Katsina House, Kaduna. Dalung and others A voting process was thrown open on the floor of the meeting …

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We will need to proceed with caution because… – Gerard Pique

Before their Champions League clash with Chelsea in London, Lionel Messi and Barcelona put their unbeaten record in La Liga on the line against Eibar in the rather less glamorous surrounds of Ipurua on Saturday. PiqueThe modest 7,000-seat ground in the Basque Country welcomes a Barca side who have laboured …

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Lagos City marathon should be step toward Olympic marathon gold for Nigeria- Coach

An Athletics Coach and Head, High Altitude Athletics Club, Jos, Stephen Nuhu, on Tuesday said that the just-concluded Access bank Lagos City Marathon should be a step toward Nigeria clinching Marathon gold medals at the Olympics. Cross Section of the 2017 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Nuhu made the assertion …

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Eagles World Cup plan excites Siasia

Former Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia is happy with the friendly matches lined up for the Super Eagles ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals. Nigeria’s Kelechi Iheanacho (14) celebrates with teammates after scoring the team’s first goal during an international friendly football match between Argentina and Nigeria in …

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Cyclist Laura Kenny to compete just 6 months after giving birth

Britain’s four-time Olympic champion Laura Kenny announced on Wednesday she is returning to competitive cycling at this month’s Track Cycling World Championships just six months after giving birth to her first child. Laura Kenny The 25-year-old and her husband Jason Kenny have both been named in Britain’s squad for the …

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Why Ernest Okonkwo named me Minister of Defence — Yisa Sofoluwe

Yisa Sofoluwe is one of the most talented defenders Nigerian football has witnessed. He played delectable football and was one of the finest of his era. In his hey days, Ace broadcaster, Ernest Okonkwo named him Minister of Defence. Two Nations Cup silver medals, two FA Cup trophies and two …

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CHAN: Dalung in Casablanca to cheer Super Eagles Feb. 4

Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, will be in Casablanca on Sunday February 4, 2018 to cheer the Super Eagles to victory when they meet the host, Morocco, in the final of the 2018 African Nations Cup. Nigeria defeated Sudan by a lone goal in one of the semifinals …

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Brown Ideye joins Laliga side Malaga

By Emmanuel Okogba Out of favour Super Eagles striker Brown Ideye has joined Laliga outfit, Malaga on loan till the end of the season, Vanguard can confirm. MCFTV| 🎙️@OfficialIdeye: “Estoy feliz de estar aquí” 😊 ¡Nosotros también lo estamos, Ideye! 💙🇳🇬 👏 #BienvenidoIdeye ➡️  pic.twitter.com/DxulrHPxC3 — Málaga CF (@MalagaCF) January …

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