UEFA Super Cup: Liverpool Goalkeeper, VAR Accused Of Cheating In Last Penalty Kick

Liverpool have won the UEFA Super Cup after beating Chelsea 5-4 on penalties (2-2 AET). However, controversy has started brewing over Tammy Abraham’s penalty that was saved by Adrian who is an instant hero for the Reds. Football fans have accused the goalie of cheating and VAR of inefficiency and failure. During the last penalty kick, Adrian was seen clearly off the line and that has gotten many talking.

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Enyimba vows to overturn CAF Champions League loss

ENYIMBA has said they are confident they can overturn a 1-0 loss at Rahimo of Burkina Faso to advance to the first round of the CAF Champions League. Rahimo recorded the match-winner after half an hour when danger man Zanon dribbled into the box before his shot took a wicked deflection off Ifeanyi Anaemena and into the net. However, Coach Usman Abdalla said he was confident Enyimba could turn the tables in Aba in a fortnight. “The goal came in with a deflection. We could have saved that goal but…

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Salah, Mane, Messi, Ronaldo, U.S. World Cup winners head FIFA award shortlists

Zurich – Liverpool’s UEFA Champions League winning trio of Mohamed Salah, Virgil van Dijk and Sadio Mane are on the shortlist for The Best FIFA Men’s player award announced on Wednesday. The Liverpool trio joined regulars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on the shortlist announced by world football governing body FIFA. Egyptian Salah and Senegalese Mane shared the English Premier League (EPL) Golden Boot —- with Arsenal’s Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang —- for the league’s top scorer with 22 goals each. Messi was the leading scorer in both the Spanish…

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AFCON’s best XI : Ighalo only Nigerian player in the FINAL LIST

Odion Ighalo has been named as one of the best eleven from the just concluded 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt. Ighalo is the only Nigerian in the African best XI named by Confederation of African Football on Saturday morning. The list was mainly by Senegal and Algeria players. The 30-year old scored five goals to win the highest goal scorer gong in the African football show piece in Egypt. Expectedly, Algeria’s Rais M’Bolhi is named as the best goalkeeper because he conceded just two goals throughout the tournament.…

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Ighalo on course for golden boot as Nigeria becomes Africa’s bronze king

Nigeria has won its eighth African Cup of Nations (AFCON) third-place match to become the highest winner of the bronze laurel anywhere on the continent. The Super Eagles defeated the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia to clinch the third-place trophy on Wednesday night in Cairo. Odion Ighalo’s third-minute goal was enough for the Eagles to fly home victoriously from the Al-Salam stadium. The Eagles have played the third-place AFCON matches on two occasions more than any other nation — Egypt (6), Cote D’Ivoire (6), Ghana (5), Tunisia (4), Algeria (4). Odion…

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I once slapped my boyfriend for looking at another lady – Francisca Ordega

Super Falcons player, Francisca Ordega who was part of the Nigerian women team who reached the knockout stages of the Women’s World Cup for the first time in 20 years, has revealed that she once slapped her ex-boyfriend for looking at another lady. According to Francisca Ordega, she slapped her ex-boyfriend for looking at another lady because the jealousy was obvious and she wondered if the lady was prettier than her. She told our source;  “Off the field, my first boyfriend ever, we were together and were going out. I…

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ORTOM CONSOLES LOBI OVER COACH’S DEATH

Governor Samuel Ortom deeply commiserates with the Board, Management, staff and players of Lobi Stars Football Club, over the death of their Technical Adviser, Coach Solomon Ogbeide who died on Monday, 20th May, 2019 in Makurdi. The Governor describes the death of coach Ogbeide as a painful loss not only to his family and Lobi Stars, but also to the entire state and country at large. He says coach Ogbeide’s time as Lobi Stars’ Technical Adviser brought several success stories to the state among which are the club’s emergence as…

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Christian Chukwu: Otedola redeems $50,000 pledge for foreign treatment

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, a delegation from the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) led by its President, Amaju Pinnick and the representative of Femi Otedola, Founder of Zenon Petroleum and Gas Ltd, Philip Akinola, on Wednesday paid a get- well visit to former Green Eagles’ Captain and Coach of Super Eagles, Christian Chukwu at his Enugu residence. Gov. Ugwuanyi who expressed delight at Chukwu’s level of recovery, offered automatic employment to his first son, Emeka, an Engineer, to work in the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure in furtherance of…

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Ex-Super Eagle’s World Cup Star Retires from Football

Former Super Eagles forward, Osaze Odemwingie, has announced his retirement from football. The 37-year-old was capped for Nigeria more than 60 times, scoring at the 2014 World Cup. Odemwingie also scored 36 goals in 129 Premier League appearances between 2010 and 2016. He told Sky Sports, “It’s an emotional day, so many memories go through your head. “I didn’t know how to do it or where to do it, but I think this is the right place to do it. “Wembley is a place with a lot of history in…

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Ahmed Musa Clinches Nigeria Player Of The Year And Best Goal Awards

Ahmed Musa has won both the NFF Nigeria Player of the Year and Goal of the Year awards. The Al-Nassr forward was in a scintillating form at the World Cup in Russia scoring twice for Gernot Rohr’s men. The former Leicester City man also played a lead role in helping the Super Eagles qualify for their first Africa Cup of Nations tournament since 2013. The impressive showings saw him beat teammates Odion Ighalo and Alex Iwobi for the best player of the season. The 26-year-old also scooped the Goal of…

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