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SUPER EAGLES STAR, JOE ARIBO WAS ON TARGET FOR RANGERS IN THEIR 3-2 COMEBACK VICTORY OVER SPORTING BRAGA IN THE EUROPA LEAGUE LAST-32 FIRST LEG. THE SCOTTISH LEAGUE SIDE WERE TRAILING 2-0 AT THE HOUR MARK, BUT CAME FROM BEHIND TO BEAT THEIR PORTUGUESE VISITORS.

CONTRARY TO REPORT THAT FORMER NIGERIA INTERNATIONAL, DANIEL AMOKACHI HAS BEEN APPOINTED THE TECHNICAL DIRECTOR, THE NIGERIA FOOTBALL FEDERATION (NFF) HAS MAINTAINED THAT BITRUS BEWARANG REMAINS ON HIS JOB.

TOTTENHAM FORWARD SON HEUNG-MIN COULD MISS THE REST OF THE SEASON AFTER BREAKING HIS ARM IN THE FIRST MINUTE OF SUNDAY’S WIN AGAINST ASTON VILLA – LEAVING JOSE MOURINHO WITH NO SENIOR STRIKERS.

KANO PILLARS DEFENDER CHRIS MADAKI IS CONFIDENT THE SAI MASU GIDA WILL COMPOUND THE WOES OF ENUGU RANGERS BY RECORDING A WIN WHEN THEY BOTH CLASH IN A RESCHEDULED MATCH IN THE NIGERIAN PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE ON TODAY,

ABIA GOVERNMENT SAYS IT HAS COMMENCED INVESTIGATION INTO THE VIOLENT CLASH THAT ERUPTED BETWEEN THE UNRULY FANS OF ABIA WARRIORS FC AND ENYIMBA INTERNATIONAL FC OF ABA DURING THE NIGERIA PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE WEEK 20 MATCH.

FROM STORMZY CONCERTS TO FOOTBALL GAMES, THE DEADLY OUTBREAK OF CORONAVIRUS HAS FORCED DOZENS OF EVENTS TO BE CANCELLED OR POSTPONED, AS AUTHORITIES SEEK TO CONTAIN THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS.

THE UNITED STATES’S TOP DIPLOMAT HAS ARRIVED IN SENEGAL AT THE START OF A WHISTLE-STOP TOUR OF THREE AFRICAN COUNTRIES, WITH ANALYSTS VIEWING IT AS A BID TO COUNTER CHINESE INFLUENCE IN AFRICA AT A TIME OF GROWING CONFUSION OVER WASHINGTON’S STRATEGY ON THE CONTINENT.

THE STEPHEN KESHI STADIUM IN ASABA WILL HOST NEXT MONTH’S 2021 AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS QUALIFYING MATCH BETWEEN NIGERIA’S SUPER EAGLES AND THE LEONE STARS OF SIERRA LEONE.

DEONTAY WILDER AND TYSON FURY MEET ONCE AGAIN ON FEBRUARY 22 IN ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED REMATCHES OF THE YEAR.

FABIAN RUIZ SCORED THE ONLY GOAL AS NAPOLI SHOCKED INTER MILAN 1-0 IN THEIR ITALIAN CUP SEMI-FINAL, FIRST LEG TIE IN THE SAN SIRO. THE SPANISH MIDFIELDER BROKE THROUGH AFTER 57 MINUTES TO GET GENNARO GATTUSO’S SIDE BACK TO WINNING WAYS AFTER THEIR 3-2 LEAGUE DEFEAT AT HOME TO LOWLY LECCE LAST WEEKEND.


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