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Nigerian-British Solanke signs contract extension at Bournemouth until 2026

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Nigerian-British Bournemouth striker Dominic Solanke will stay at the club until the summer of 2026. The 24-year-old who has just signed a contract extension, hit 29 goals last season to help the Cherries win promotion to the English Premier League (EPL) as Championship runners-up. Solanke, who was capped by England in 2017, joined the south Read More…

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Nigeria submits bid for AFCON 2025

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Nigeria has notified the Confederation of African Football (CAF) of her desire to stage the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in 2025. The country last hosted a major international football tournament almost 13 years ago. Cameroon hosted the delayed edition last January with Cote ‘d Ivoire scheduled to stage the next edition next year. CAF Read More…

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Oshoala wins record 5th CAF Player of the Year award

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala has become the first player to win for the fifth time the African Player of the Year award at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Awards. Oshoala warded off competition from Cameroonian Ajara Nchout Njoya and Zambia’s Grace Chanda to win her fifth women’s title at the CAF Awards ceremony in Rabat, Read More…

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Oshoala may become first player to win CAF award five times

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Super Falcons and Barcelona striker Asisat Oshoala is the only Nigerian on the three-woman shortlist for the Female Player of the Year award. The Barcelona star is hoping she becomes the first player to win the award five times when the ceremony takes place today. Oshoala was brilliant for Barcelona last season helping her side Read More…

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Man City stay ahead of Liverpool, Brentford stun Chelsea

Reading Time: 3 minutes In picture above: Soccer Football – Premier League – Chelsea v Brentford – Stamford Bridge, London, Britain – April 2, 2022 Brentford’s David Raya in action REUTERS/Chris Radburn Manchester City maintained their slim advantage at the top of the Premier League with a routine 2-0 win at Burnley on Saturday as Liverpool eased past Watford Read More…

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Dominant Chelsea ease into FA Cup last four

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Chelsea secured their place in the English FA Cup semi-finals with a comfortable 2-0 victory at Middlesbrough on Saturday. Boro overcame Manchester United and Tottenham to reach the last eight, but Thomas Tuchel’s Premier League side did not have such difficulties at the Riverside Stadium. This was in spite of the chaos around the Russian-owned Read More…

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Bayern Munich extend Bundesliga lead to 9 points after beating RB Leipzig

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bayern Munich had to fight hard for a 3-2 win against RB Leipzig on Saturday to extend their 2021/2022 Bundesliga lead over Borussia Dortmund to nine points. Thomas Müller broke the deadlock in the Allianz Arena in the 12th minute, taking the rebound after goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi saved Robert Lewandowski’s effort. However, it did not Read More…