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Nigeria: (Apr 21, 2017) - English football is in mourning following the sudden death of former Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu at the age of 44. Ehiogu, who had had been working as a coach with Tottenham’s...
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Nigeria: (Apr 18, 2017) - Birmingham City have appointed Harry Redknapp as their new manager following the resignation of Gianfranco Zola. The ex-West Ham, Tottenham and QPR boss succeeds Gianfranco Zola,...
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Nigeria: (Apr 13, 2017) - The  sports ministry has refused to yield to pressure from the Nigeria Football Federation to help sort out the payment of the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr’s outstanding...
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Nigeria: (Apr 11, 2017) - Arsene Wenger endured his fourth straight away defeat for the first time in his 21 years as Arsenal boss after watching his dreadful side crushed at Crystal Palace. Goals from Andros...
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Nigeria: (Apr 11, 2017) - Imama Amapakabo, the coach of Rangers Football Club of Enugu who guided his team to a historic season after winning the NPFL trophy few months ago, has been suspendeRangers Football...
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Nigeria: (Apr 11, 2017) - Imama Amapakabo, the coach of Rangers Football Club of Enugu who guided his team to a historic season after winning the NPFL trophy few months ago, has been suspendeRangers Football...
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Nigeria: (Apr 10, 2017) - The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has announced the commencement of a women basketball league with effect from Monday, April 10, 2017. President of NBBF, Tijani Umar, made...
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Nigeria: (Apr 08, 2017) - Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare says Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa is still in his plans despite the Nigerian’s limited playing time. The News Agency of Nigeria...
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Nigeria: (Apr 06, 2017) - Brazil dethroned arch-rivals Argentina and returned to the summit of football’s world rankings for the first time in almost seven years, the ruling body FIFA published on Thursday. World...
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Nigeria: (Apr 06, 2017) - Brazil were dumped off top spot after their elimination from the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Brazil surged to the top of the FIFA world rankings for the first time in seven years...
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Nigeria: (Apr 05, 2017) - The Para-soccer Federation of Nigeria (PFN), said on Tuesday that Abuja would host the second edition of National Para-soccer League from April 6 to April 18. The president of the...
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Nigeria: (Apr 05, 2017) - Former Nigeria striker Peter Odemwingie has signed a one-year deal with the option of an extension in Madura United, Indonesia. The 35-year-old, who represented the Super Eagles...
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Nigeria: (Apr 05, 2017) - Nick Skelton, who became Britain's second-oldest Olympic gold medallist with victory in the individual show jumping at Rio 2016, is to retire. The Warwickshire rider, 59, will...
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Nigeria: (Apr 01, 2017) - The 20-year-old midfielder admits his family are yet to see him play for Leicester City in the flesh and revealed they wanted him to continue studying Leicester City midfielder Wilfred...
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Nigeria: (Mar 31, 2017) - Johanna Konta defeated seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams 6-4 7-5 to become the first British woman to reach the Miami Open final. The 25-year-old will face world number...
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Comoros: (Mar 28, 2017) - With a 3-1 aggregate win over Mauritius, Comoros Islands booked their place in the group stage of qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). According to Ceoafrica, Tuesday's...
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Ghana: (Mar 27, 2017) - A Spanish football coach, who is currently the assistant technical director of Rayo Vallecano, and an assistant coach of the Ghana national football team, Gerard Nus, has ended his...
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Nigeria: (Mar 26, 2017) - The Confederation of African Football’s (Caf) secretary general Hicham El Amrani resigned on Sunday, just over a week after long-standing president Issa Hayatou was ousted from...
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Nigeria: (Mar 25, 2017) - Thin Tall Tony has opened up on his marriage after leaving the Big Brother House.According to him, he respected orders from his wife not to reveal his marital status ..Excerpts from...
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Nigeria: (Mar 25, 2017) - Report just reaching Ceoafrica reveals that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed the cancellation of the friendly match between Nigeria and Burkina Faso which was to...
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Nigeria: (Mar 24, 2017) - Criticisms trailed the request of Nigeria’s national football team, Super Eagles, from organisers of their friendly match with Senegal to honour the victims of the terror attack...
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Cote d'Ivoire: (Mar 23, 2017) - Marc Wilmots, the new coach for Ivory Coast’s footballers’ has disclosed his bid to persuade Yaya Toure to come out of international retirement. According to Ceoafrica,...
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Nigeria: (Mar 23, 2017) - Ahead of their friendly game with Senegal tonight in London, super eagles have requested for permission from the organisers of their friendly game if they can pay tribute to the victims...
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Nigeria: (Mar 16, 2017) - In view of elections today, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has only ever had five presidents in its 60-year history and the last time a new leader was appointed was way...
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Nigeria: (Mar 16, 2017) - The Confederation of African football’s (CAF) election held at the Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, has led to Issa Hayatou’s loss of presidency to opponent, Ahmad...
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Nigeria: (Mar 15, 2017) - Ahead of tomorrow’s election, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) is to go ahead with a disciplinary case against Phillip Chiyangwa, the chief of the Council of Southern...
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Nigeria: (Mar 14, 2017) - Chelsea have sealed their place in the semi-finals of the FA Cup, courtesy of a 1-0 victory over 10-man Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Monday. The visitors were forced to...
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Nigeria: (Mar 13, 2017) - Rivers United Manager, Stanley Eguma says the team will work out a strategy to tackle Sudanese club, Al-Merreikh in the second leg match of their CAF Champions League match. United...
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Nigeria: (Mar 13, 2017) - Rio Ferdinand has told the Sunday Times that Paul Pogba needs time to find his best form for Manchester United, and said he is confident the midfielder will justify his world-record...
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Gabon: (Mar 09, 2017) - French-born Gabonese professional footballer, Pierre-Emerick  Aubameyang, shined for Dortmund last night as he thrashed Benfica 4-0 to ease into the Champions League quarter-finals. According...
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Mali: (Mar 08, 2017) - Malian professional footballer who plays for the reserves of Lille OSC as a midfielder, Yves Bissouma, has signed a new contract to stay with French club Lille until 2021. According...
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Nigeria: (Mar 07, 2017) - The international governing body for football, Fifa, has cleared the air regarding the eligibility of Hannover striker Noah Joel Sarenren Bazee for the upcoming international friendly...
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Namibia: (Mar 07, 2017) - Over a corruption claim by French paper, Le Monde, concerning Namibia’s four-time Olympic silver medallist, Frankie Fredericks, that he received payment days before voting on...
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South Africa: (Mar 07, 2017) - President of the South African Football Association, Danny Jordaan, has pulled out of the race to be a member of the FIFA Council. According to Ceoafrica, South Sudan's Chabur...
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Nigeria: (Mar 01, 2017) - Victor Moses, Chelsea wing-back, has signed a two-year contract extension to commit himself to Stamford Bridge until 2021. According to Ceoafrica, Moses, 26, who spent the previous...
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Nigeria: (Mar 01, 2017) - The National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Bolaji Abdullahi, on Tuesday said he intends to organise a workshop for party spokespersons across the...
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Nigeria: (Feb 26, 2017) - While the recent CAF Africa Cup of Nations, from which Cameroon emerged victorious, only offered one ticket to the upcoming FIFA Confederations Cup (to the winners), this year’s...
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Nigeria: (Feb 26, 2017) - JOSE MOURINHO won his first trophy at Manchester United against Southampton today as the Red Devils won the EFL Cup. Southampton should have had the first goal of the game when Manolo...
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Nigeria: (Feb 25, 2017) - Lagos-based MFM FC on Friday night defeated Rangers International of Enugu 2-1. Goals by Sikiru Olatunbosun in the 26th minute and Stephen Odey’s 65th minute brilliant strike...
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Nigeria: (Feb 24, 2017) - Fairy-tale has no happy ending with the endearing 65-year-old carrying the can for this season's under-performance and with relegation a real threat Desperate times call for...
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Nigeria: (Feb 24, 2017) - Ahead of next month’s CAF Executive Committee elections which would see lots of intrigues and schemings, the former president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Alhaji...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - The President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, arrives in Zimbabwe today, to attend a controversial gathering arranged by the President of the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa), Phillip...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - Due to the expansion of teams for World Cup, Africa will be looking to double the number of places it has at an expanded World Cup from 2026. According to Ceoafrica, the continent's...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - Jose Mourinho was unhappy about the timing of Manchester United’s FA Cup quarterfinal match against Chelsea, but said he wouldn’t disrespect the FA Cup by fielding a weaker...
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Nigeria: (Feb 20, 2017) - Ifeanyi Ubah Football Club have crashed out of the African Confederation Cup Championship. After defeating Egypt’s Al-Masry 1-0 in Nigeria on 11 February, they also lost by...
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Cameroon: (Feb 20, 2017) - Christian Bassogog, Cameroon midfielder, has joined Chinese Super League side Henan Jianye from Aab Fodbold, the Danish club has confirmed. According to Ceoafrica, earlier this month,...
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Nigeria: (Feb 19, 2017) - Wikki Tourists have crashed out of the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup competition, despite beating RSLAF of Sierra-Leone 1-0 in Bauchi on Sunday. But Rangers International and Rivers...
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Nigeria: (Feb 19, 2017) - Jose Mourinho says Chelsea have the Premier League title wrapped up and can afford to pay more attention to their FA Cup quarterfinal than Manchester United. The draw for the last...
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Nigeria: (Feb 17, 2017) - Jose Mourinho, Manchester United manager accused his players of not showing an appropriate level of mental preparation during their 3-0 Europa League victory over Saint-Etienne. According...
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Nigeria: (Feb 16, 2017) - Asisat Oshoala, Nigerian winger has left Women's Super League One club Arsenal Ladies to join Chinese side, Dalian Quanjian. According to Ceoafrica, She helped the Gunners win...
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Nigeria: (Feb 11, 2017) - The Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, has charged Rivers United to go for glory in this afternoon’s CAF Champions League game at AS Real Bamako of Mali. According to Ceoafrica,...
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Nigeria: (Feb 09, 2017) - The new FIFA ranking released by the world governing football body today, Nigeria has been placed 41st in the world and seventh in Africa. This is indeed an improvement from  the...
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Cameroon: (Feb 08, 2017) - The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon were given a heroic welcome by thousands of fans after winning their fifth Africa Cup of Nations title against Egypt in the 2017 African Cup of Nations...
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Nigeria: (Feb 08, 2017) - Philipp Lahm caught team-mates and club bosses by surprise when he not only announced he will retire in June but also that he will spurn an offer to fill the vacant sports director...
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Nigeria: (Feb 06, 2017) - Vincent Aboubakar scored two minutes to time as Cameroon erased an early deficit to win the Africa Cup of Nations final 2-1 over Egypt on Saturday. Mohamed Elneny had put Egypt ahead...
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Nigeria: (Feb 04, 2017) - Marcos Alonso opened the scoring for Chelsea against Arsenal before a superb solo goal from Eden Hazard and a strike from Cesc Fabregas sealed victory for Antonio Conte’s men. An...
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Nigeria: (Feb 03, 2017) - Former England and Chelsea midfield star Frank Lampard retired yesterday aged 38 years, calling time on a playing career that will be remembered as one of the Premier League’s...
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Nigeria: (Feb 03, 2017) - Cameroon has thrashed Ghana 2-0 to advance to the finals of the 2017 Afican Cup of Nations holding in Gabon. Two second half goals were all the Indomitable Lions needed to secure...
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Egypt: (Feb 02, 2017) - Celebrations are continuing in Egypt after the country's semi-final victory in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) football tournament. According to Ceoafrica, Egypt reached a...
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Nigeria: (Feb 01, 2017) - FC Barcelona officials have announced on Tuesday that they have secured the services of Nigerian striker Ezekiel Bassey from Enyimba FC. The Catalan club announced on its official...
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Nigeria: (Feb 01, 2017) - Alongside a trio of the continent’s most successful teams in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) semi-final line-up, Burkina Faso’s ambition burns brightly as they seek another...
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Nigeria: (Jan 30, 2017) - Brazil legend Ronaldinho has told ESPN that it’s only a matter of time before Neymar is considered the best player in the world. Neymar, 24, missed out on the top three for...
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Nigeria: (Jan 28, 2017) - Serena Williams has won the 23rd Grand Slam title, one more than Steffi Graf in the open era. According to Ceoafrica, it took about 90 minutes but Serena finally beat Venus 6-4 6-4. Serena...
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Nigeria: (Jan 28, 2017) - The Carthage Eagles of Tunisia have exited the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in the quarterfinals after losing 2-0 to Burkina Faso on Saturday evening at the Stade d’Angondjé...
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Nigeria: (Jan 26, 2017) - The women tennis champions, Serena and Venus Williams are set to compete against each other in Saturday’s final for the first Grand Slam of the year. Venus dropped a set for...
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Nigeria: (Jan 24, 2017) - The on-going Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Gabon has claimed its first managerial casualty as Georges Leekens has quit his position as head coach of the Algeria national football. According...
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Nigeria: (Jan 15, 2017) - A brilliant Benjamin Moukandjo free-kick was not enough for Cameroon to win their opening game at the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday as Burkina Faso battled back to draw 1-1. Moukandjo,...
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Ghana: (Jan 14, 2017) - Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a left back or winger, Jeffrey Schlupp has left Leicester City, for Crystal Palace, his club has announced. Ceoafrica gathered that...
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Nigeria: (Jan 12, 2017) - Report just reaching Ceoafrica reveals that Graham Taylor, the English football player, manager, pundit and manager of the England national football team from 1990 to 1993, has kicked...
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Nigeria: (Jan 11, 2017) - Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has said his players performance against Hull was low and did not need to celebrate their first goal against Hull in the EFL Cup as much as they...
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Nigeria: (Jan 11, 2017) - Ten-man FC Ifeanyi Ubah, Wednesday, defeated 11-man Enugu Rangers International, 4-3 on penalty shoot-out, to clinch the 2017 Charity Cup, in a pulsating encounter at the Abuja National...
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Nigeria: (Jan 10, 2017) - The governing body of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) FIFA, has decided to expand its flagship tournament, the World Cup finals, into a 48-team competition...
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Nigeria: (Jan 09, 2017) - THE BEST FIFA FOOTBALL AWARDS 2016 WINNERS FIFA FIFAPro World11: Manuel Neuer, Dani Alves, Gerard Pique, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo, Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, Andres Iniesta, Lionel Messi,...
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Ghana: (Jan 08, 2017) - Current Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has mentioned Ghanaian international Michael Essien in the list of greatest players he has coached. Mourinho managed Essien in two different...
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Nigeria: (Jan 06, 2017) - Leicester City midfielder and Algeria international, Riyad Mahrez has been named the 2016 African best player of the year award as he beat Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who plied his trade...
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Nigeria: (Jan 06, 2017) - Nigeria midfielder John Obi Mikel has become the latest big name player to join the Chinese Super League gold rush after leaving Chelsea for Tianjin Teda, Reuters reported on Friday. Mikel,...
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Nigeria: (Jan 06, 2017) - Jose Mourinho has told midfielders Morgan Schneiderlin and Memphis Depay they will not be considered for selection while they wait to leave Manchester United during the January transfer...
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Nigeria: (Jan 04, 2017) - Manchester United’s manager, Jose Mourinho has said he fell in love with Manchester United because of the supporters and said he is “really happy” with life at Old...
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Nigeria: (Dec 31, 2016) - Seconds have rolled into minutes, minutes into hours, hours into days, days into weeks, weeks into months and the months into year in which any moment after 12pm, 2016 would become...
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Sierra Leone: (Dec 29, 2016) - President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra leone has given the country’s football guardians until March 2017 to resolve their differences. Ceoafrica gathered that President Koroma...
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Nigeria: (Dec 29, 2016) - Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has been named in Ivory Coast’s provisional squad for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Ceoafrica gathered that Zaha’s inclusion...
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Nigeria: (Dec 29, 2016) - Tennis great Serena Williams and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian are engaged. A spokesperson for Ohanian confirmed that he popped the question while the two were vacationing in...
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Nigeria: (Dec 28, 2016) - Nigeria will send representatives to participate in the Dutch Open Darts Championship in Netherlands holding in February 3rd to 7th, 2017. The Secretary of Nigeria Darts Federation,...
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Nigeria: (Dec 27, 2016) - Former Nigeria coach and captain, Sunday Oliseh, has been appointed as head coach of the Dutch second tier club Fortuna Sittard, making him the first Nigerian and arguably the first...
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Nigeria: (Dec 26, 2016) - Jose Mourinho has said David Moyes paid the price for taking charge at Manchester United just as the Premier League was becoming ultra-competitive, but added that he would have relished...
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Nigeria: (Dec 26, 2016) - At least 30 Ugandan members of a village football team and their fans drowned on Sunday when their boat capsised on Lake Albert during a party, police said Monday. “There was...
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Nigeria: (Dec 26, 2016) - A Pedro brace and Eden Hazard’s 50th Premier League goal earned Chelsea a club-record 12th successive victory in the competition with a 3-0 defeat of AFC Bournemouth the nation...
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Nigeria: (Dec 26, 2016) - In the photo, the footballer posed with his brother, two sisters and his mum in his museum in Portugal as they celebrated Christmas. Lovely family. See another photo.    ...
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Nigeria: (Dec 23, 2016) - Former England manager Sam Allardyce looks set to be named as the boss at Premier League club Crystal Palace after arriving at their training ground for talks on Friday. According...
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Nigeria: (Dec 23, 2016) - Chelsea FC and Shanghai SIPG have agreed terms for the departure of Oscar, the Brazilian midfielder, to the Chinese Super League club in the January transfer window. Ceoafrica gathered...
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South Africa: (Dec 22, 2016) - Former South Africa batsman, Alviro Petersen, who has spent the past two years playing for Lancashire, has been banned for two years after admitting he attempted to cover up match-fixing...
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Nigeria: (Dec 22, 2016) - The US National Basketball Association (NBA) is set to open an academy in Africa next year, in what';s seen as its latest move to unearth fresh talent from outside the United States...
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Nigeria: (Dec 22, 2016) - The Super Falcons have released the trophy won by the team at the African Women Cup of Nations to the Federal Government. The Super Falcons seized the cup for the failure of the...
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Nigeria: (Dec 21, 2016) - Godwin Obaje, Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, top scorer and Wikki Tourists forward, has officially joined Tunisian top-flight side, Etoile du Sahel, in a report made available...
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Nigeria: (Dec 21, 2016) - FIFA Ethics Committee has recommended a two-year ban for former member of CAF executive committees, Amos Adamu, from all football -related activities. The 62-year-old who was a member...
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Nigeria: (Dec 19, 2016) - Nigeria’s Super Sand Eagles have qualified for the 2017 World Beach Soccer Championship, to be held in Bahamas. This follows their victory in the semi-final of the African...
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Nigeria: (Dec 19, 2016) - Reports reaching CEOAfrica reveals that the players of Taraba State’s male and female football teams, Taraba FC and Taraba Queens, on Monday shut down activities at the government...
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Nigeria: (Dec 18, 2016) - Cristiano Ronaldo scores a hat-trick to secure Real Madrid a second Club World Cup title in the last three years, as the Spanish side beat Kashima Antlers 4-2 after extra time on Saturday. The...
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Nigeria: (Dec 17, 2016) - Antonio Conte, the manager of English side Chelsea FC, believes the huge money being spent on players by Chinese clubs is a “danger for all teams in the world’’. The...
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Nigeria: (Dec 16, 2016) - The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, on Friday expressed heartfelt appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for directing that players and officials of African champions, Super Falcons...
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