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Brazil Has A New Captain!


Barcelona forward Neymar elected to relinquish the armband after leading the Selecao to gold at the Rio Olympics. Inter defender Miranda has been named as the new captain of Brazil after Neymar chose to step down, Goal reports. New coach Tite confirmed ...

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Olympic Eagles Land In Lagos After Rio Bronze


The Nigeria U-23 team arrived in Lagos on Monday night from Brazil, where they participated in the men’s football event of the Rio 2016 Olympics, Complete Sports Nigeria reports. The team won the bronze medal after beating Honduras 3-2 in the ...

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We Wont Return $390,000 Donation – Mikel Insists


The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and the Rio Olympic bronze winning team led by Chelsea star, Mikel Obi are heading a collision course over the $390,000 donated to them by a Japanese fan. On Saturday, the NFF issued a statement ...

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Neymar Steps Down As Brazil Captain


Neymar produced a wonderful performance to help Brazil secure Olympic Gold on Saturday night but then stepped down as captain of the national side, GiveMeSport reports. The 24-year-old struck a glorious free-kick after just 27 minutes to give Brazil a first ...

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Nigeria Climbs Up To 67th In FIFA World Ranking


Nigeria moved up three places – from 70th to 67th, in the latest FIFA Coca-Cola World Ranking released on Thursday, Complete Sports Nigeria reports. The Eagles have been on a free fall in the past few months, a result which saw them ...

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Mikel: Olympic Eagles One Step Closer To Gold


Super Eagles skipper Mikel Obi believes the Nigeria U-23s are a step closer to clinching another gold medal after sealing a quarter-final berth at the 2016 Rio Olympics football event, reports. The Chelsea star who starred for the Olympic ...

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Super Bacteria Enters Rio Waters, Threaten Olympic Games


With less than a month until the 2016 Rio Olympic Games officially commence, Team Nigeria and other visitors for the Games risk being infected with a newly discovered dreaded bacteria in Brazil called Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE). The latest discovered comes after the the ...

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4 Memorable France Vs Germany Clashes


France and Germany will square off in the second semi-final of the 2016 European Championship on Thursday. While the Germans will be hoping to make it to their second major tournament final in three years, the French will be eyeing a first ...

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Sapele 2016: Okagbare Eyes 7th Nigeria 100m Title


Double Commonwealth sprint champion Blessing Okagbare will on Thursday attempt to reclaim the national 100m title she relinquished to Gloria Asumnu without a fight last year as the All Nigeria Track and Field Championships begin in Sapele, Delta State. The ...

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