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Mummy I Didn’t Play Ball, I Didn’t Fall – Last Words of Late Dowen Student Before His Death

  Sylvester Oromoni The father of Sylvester Oromoni has disclosed his lasts words before dying. The late Dowen student according to the father said he didn’t play football before his death. This countered the school’s earlier claim that Oromoni died after sustaining injury during a football game. According to Sylvester’s father, his son, prior to his death, opened up that he didn’t play football in the school neither did he trip and fall. The father added it was on November 29, when he was away for a government function, that…

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Organizers React To Messi’s Suggestion To Award Ballon D’Or to Lewandowski

  Messi and Lewandoski Robert Lewandoski might get the Ballon d’Or following Messi’s comment after receiving his 7th Ballon d’Or award some days ago. Messi had told the organizers to award Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski the 2020 Ballon d’ Or award. Messi, who won a seventh Ballon d’Or on Monday night, had urged France Football to award Lewandowski, who finished runner-up behind the Argentine this year, an award for last year. The Ballon d’ Or was not handed out last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Lewandowski was favourite to…

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How Injury Ruined My Football Career – BBNaija Star, Boma Opens Up

Boma Akpore, a former Big Brother Naija housemate, has narrated how injury ended his football career. In an interview with media personality, Chude Jideonwo, Boma said the situation made him fall into depression. The ex-housemate said he never planned to leave football until injury forced him out. “I went to Poland, played in a small club, put myself together. I went back to Belgium from where I had contact with an agent, now to Scottish Premiership. I had a small injury I was nursing.” “I usually don’t get injuries. If…

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Air Peace Boss Onyema Gifts Super Falcons N20m

This is contained in a statement signed by Ademola Olajire, Director of Communications at the Nigeria Football Federation, on Wednesday, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Allen Onyema, the President of Air Peace Airline, has compensated the Super Falcons’ past and present teams with the sum of ₦20 million. This is contained in a statement signed by Ademola Olajire, Director of Communications at the Nigeria Football Federation, on Wednesday, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Onyema presented the cheques to the various teams after the finals of the maiden edition…

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Rio Ferdinand Names Who Will Take Man United’s Penalties, Free-Kicks As Ronaldo Arrives

Rio Ferdinand Former football superstar, Rio Ferdinand has revealed the player with spot kicks and set pieces responsibilities at Manchester United following the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo’s sensational return to Old Trafford after 12 years has led to debate among fans surrounding United’s set-piece play. And Ferdinand believes that Bruno Fernandes, who has been in charge, will hand over both penalty and free-kick duties to his international teammate. Ferdinand said that his iconic former team-mate, Ronaldo, will “100 per cent” be taking spot-kicks this season, despite Fernandes scoring 13…

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Manchester City Star, Benjamin Mendy Charged With R*pe

Top Premier League football club, Manchester City have suspended their player, Benjamin Mendy. Mendy was suspended on Thursday after Cheshire police confirmed the Frenchman has been charged with four counts of r*pe and one count of sexual assault. In a statement, City said, “Manchester City can confirm that following his being charged by police today, Benjamin Mendy has been suspended pending an investigation.”

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BREAKING: Lionel Messi Agrees Five-Year Barcelona Contract, Accepts Wage Cut

World famous football star, Lionel Messi and Barcelona have reached an agreement for the forward to sign a new five-year deal with the Catalan club, sources have confirmed to ESPN. Sources added Messi has accepted a significant wage reduction to prolong his stay. Messi was a free agent after his contract at Barca expired and he had courted interest from Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City since first revealing a desire to end his 20-year relationship with Barca last summer. The 34-year-old’s previous contract was worth over €500m and that expired…

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Upcoming 2020 UEFA European Football Championship Guide

After a year of speculation and uncertainty due to the global pandemic, the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship is scheduled to begin on June 11, 2021. Originally scheduled on June 12 to July 12 in 2020, the 2020 UEFA European Football Tournament is the 16th UEFA European Championship organized by the European Football Association. This year, the European soccer championships will also celebrate their 60th anniversary, which inspired the Union of European Football Association to host the European Football championship across the continent. The tournament will be held in multiple…

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Arsenal apologise to fans for joining Super League

Arsenal have apologised to their fans and the wider football community for joining the European Super League, as they also announced they won’t be joining the controversial comepetition. The Gunners made the announcement in a statement on Tuesday night, just 48 hours after revealing they would be one of the 12 founding members of the new League. After an immense backlash from the public – including vice-captain Hector Bellerin – the club have taken a dramatic U-turn just 48 hours later after it was confirmed earlier on Tuesday evening that…

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Wayne Rooney retires from football

Wayne Rooney has retired from football and his now the manager of Derby County on a permanent basis. This was made known by the Championship club earlier today. Rooney is regarded as one of the finest players of his generation. The England legend netted 53 goals in 120 games for his country and scored a record 253 goals for Manchester United. The 120 games the former England captain appeared in put him second on England’s all-time appearance list behind the 125 of goalkeeper Peter Shilton. After taking charge on an…

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