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Match Report: Wales 0 Republic of Island 0

Republic of Ireland squandered two late opportunities as their friendly against Wales in Cardiff ended goalless. Shane Long and Paddy Madden both forced good saves from Wales goalkeeper Boaz Myhill in the closing stages. As the injured Gareth Bale watched from...

Nigeria ready to report Schalke to FIFA, over refusal to release Obasi

Nigeria will report Schalke 04 to Fifa after the Germans refused to release striker Chinedu Obasi for this month’s 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifiers. Schalke blamed the issue on Obasi’s passport being held at an embassy while a visa...

Llorente: Costa should have chosen Brazil

Spain striker Fernando Llorente has revealed how surprised he was when Diego Costa chose to play for Spain over Brazil. The 28-year-old who recently earned a call-up for friendlies against Equatorial Guinea and South Africa. He went further to...

Amaju Pinnick apologizes for AFCON disappointment

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick has apologized to fans of the Super Eagles after the failure of the team to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.Nigeria fell 1-0 to Egypt in the reverse fixture...

Ox back to training

Three lions midfielder, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain looks on course for a quick return to action after he took part in an intense sprint workout during England's first full training session in Rio de Janeiro. Oxlade-Chamberlain's participation in the World Cup was...

Xavi retires from International football

Barcelona and Spain midfielder Xavi Hernandez has announced his retirement from international football. The 34-year-old won the World Cup and two European Championships with his country. The maestro midfielder scored 13goals in 133 appearance , and had more appearance than any...

Lille grant Enyeama leave for late mum’s funeral

Super Eagles captain and number one goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has been given time off by his club, Lille for the funeral of his late mum. Enyeama lost his mum in September forcing him to miss out on the Super Eagles...

Suarez to appeal amidst FIFA corruption dilemma

The Uruguayan Professional Footballers' Mutual Association (MUFP) are planning to appeal Luis Suarez's international ban, amidst FIFA corruption claims. The Uruguay International was banned for four months by FIFA after biting opponent Giorgio Chiellini during Uruguay's World Cup group-stage...

Four venues to host Rio 2016 Olympic football matches

Four stadiums will be used to host football matches during the 2016 Rio Olympics, the organisers announced. Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracana, Salvador's Arena Fonte Nova, Brasilia's Mane Garrincha and Belo Horizonte's Mineirao stadium have been chosen for the tournament, Rio's...

Jonathan to inspire eagles ahead of Argentina clash

The Nigerian government has once again showed how supportive they are for the Super Eagles to beat Argentina in Group F and get a qualification to the next round. The latest being the president will give an inspirational message...

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