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Sadiq Umar: Bologna My Big Chance To Shine

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Nigeria U-23s striker Sadiq Umar believes his season-long loan move to Serie A side Bologna from Roma is a ‘big chance’ for him to prove himself in the division, Complete Sports Nigeria reports. The 19- year-old, who scored four goals ...

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Mikel, Moses Join David Luiz In Chelsea Training

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Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has rejoined Chelsea in training for the first time since the Rio 2016 Olympics ahead of Sunday’s English Premier League clash against Swansea at the Liberty stadium, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Mikel, who captained the Olympic Eagles ...

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Okagbare Turns To Long Jump At Diamond League

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Nigeria’s reigning queen of the track Blessing Okagbare will hope to salvage some pride when she files out for the long jump event this Thursday at the Lausanne Athletissima meeting, the first IAAF Diamond League meeting following the Rio Olympics. ...

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Olympic Eagles Land In Lagos After Rio Bronze

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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

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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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Chelsea Celebrate Mikel’s Rio 2016 Bronze Medal

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English Premier League club Chelsea have celebrated with their midfielder, Mikel Obi, who captained Nigeria U-23s to win bronze in the men’s football event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Complete Sports Nigeria. Mikel was instrumental in Nigeria’s nail-biting 3-2 ...

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Neymar Steps Down As Brazil Captain

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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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Okagbare Leads Nigeria Into Relay Finals

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Olympic and World Championships medallist, Blessing Okagbare, led team Nigeria into the finals of the women’s 4x100m relay at the Olympic Games after posing  a 42.55sec finish. The Nigerian quartets, made up of Okagbare, Gloria Asumu, Jennifer Madu and Agnes Osazuwa, came ...

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Troost-Ekong Focuses On Bronze After Germany Defeat

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Nigeria U-23s defender, William Troost-Ekong, has stated that they will do everything possible to pick the bronze medal in Saturday’s third place match against Honduras, Complete Sports Nigeria reports. The U-23 Eagles lost 2-0 to Germany in the semi-final on Wednesday. Reacting to ...

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Germany End Olympic Eagles’ Rio Gold Dreams

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Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles’ dreams of winning the men’s football gold medal here at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games were ended on Wednesday after a 2-0 defeat to Germany at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Complete Sports Nigeria reports. Lukas ...

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