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NANTES THREATENS LEGAL ACTION OVER LATE SALA’S FIFTEEN MILLION POUNDS TRANSFER FEE

The tragedy of the plane crash that killed Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala has now entered an ugly aftermath as Premier League club, Cardiff City and French side Nantes threatened to go to court over his 15 million pounds transfer fee.

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IN SPORTS, TAIWO OGUNJOBI’S BURIAL SLATED FOR MARCH 15

The family of the late former Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation, Taiwo Ogunjobi, has said the fallen football administrator would be buried on March 15.


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NIGERIA REFEREES ASSOCIATION PROMISES STRINGENT MEASURES AGAINST CORRUPT OFFICIALS

The president of the Nigeria Referees Association (NRA), Tade Azeez, has insisted the body will take the necessary steps to enforce its ‘zero tolerance’ towards corruption.


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NIGERIA REFEREES ASSOCIATION SUSPENDS EIGHTEEN REFEREES

The Nigeria Referees Association (NRA) has suspended 18 referees from officiating matches in the ongoing 2019 Nigeria Professional Football League, (NPFL).


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FIFA LEADERSHIP OPTIMISTIC ABOUT 48-TEAM QATAR WORLD CUP

President of the World Football Governing Body, FIFA, Gianni Infantino has said he was “optimistic” about organising the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with 48 teams instead of 32 but warned that it would be “not easy”.

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NIGERIA’S FLYING EAGLES LOSE UNDER-20 AFCON FINALS TO MALI

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles were defeated by their Malian counterparts 4-3 on penalties following a 1-1 draw after extra time in their semi-final match of the 2019 Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations at the Stade General Seyni Kountche yesterday.


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NIGERIA WINS 2019 NIGERIA TAEKWONDO OPEN

Nigeria’s national team to the 2019 Nigeria Taekwondo Open have emerged champions with a haul of 10 medals.


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FOOTBALL SUPERSTARS JOIN FIFA FOR FRANCE 2019 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CAMPAIGN

Former Super Eagles striker, Osaze Peter Odemwingie and former Ghana midfielder, Michael Essien are part of a 23-strong FIFA Legends squad for a campaign to promote the France 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup and women’s football in general.

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Finally, UK police confirm Sala’s dead body

Police authorities have confirmed that the body recovered from the wreckage of a crashed plane is that of Cardiff City player Emiliano Sala.

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FLYING EAGLES COACH CHARGES TEAM FOR VICTORY AGAINST NIGER REPUBLIC TOMORROW

Coach of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles, Paul Aigbogun has said that the team will go all out for a victory in their final Group A match against hosts Niger at Stade Général Seyni Kountché, Niamey tomorrow.


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