Senate passes NFF Bill

Nigerian Senate passes the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Bill 2017 after third reading and clause by clause consideration as well as a voice vote. The post Senate passes NFF Bill appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

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Murray advances to second round in Paris

Unlike fellow world number one Kerber Angelique, Andy Murray did not crash out in the opening round of the French Open after defeating Russia’s Andrey Kuznetsov 6-4 4-6 6-2 6-0 on Tuesday. Kerber, who became the first women’s top seed to lose in the opening of the French Open, was defeated by world no. 40,…

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Mahrez ready to ‘move on’ from Leicester this summer

Reigning CAF African Player of the Year, Riyad Mahrez, has announced his readiness to leave the former English champions, Leicester City, this summer. The 26-year-old Algeria international joined the Premier League side from French club Le Havre for a reported £400,000 in 2014, and helped the Foxes win the top-flight title in 2016. Mahrez, who…

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Amokachi to play for Nigeria again

Former Nigeria international Daniel Amokachi has expressed his excitement over the opportunity to play again in national colours in the Star Sixes tournament which commences in July. The former Everton and Club Brugge forward will be joining other Nigeria legends like Austin Jay-Jay Okocha in the six-a-side tournament designed for former internationals and scheduled to…

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French Open: Tennis player banned over attempts to kiss reporter on live TV

Tennis player Maxime Hamou’s accreditation has been revoked by the organisers of the French Open after he tried to kiss a female reporter repeatedly during a live TV interview. The French player, 21, kissed journalist Maly Thomas while holding her around her neck and shoulders, despite her efforts to duck away. The French Tennis Federation…

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Barcelona appoints new manager

New Barca boss Ernesto Valverde faces the biggest test of his managerial career at the Nou Camp. Ernesto Valverde knows that he’s stepped into one of the most demanding jobs… The post Barcelona appoints new manager appeared first on City People Magazine.

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Tiger Woods Arrested in Florida for DUI

Golf legend Tiger Woods was arrested around 3 a.m. on Memorial Day for allegedly driving under the influence, (DUI). Eldrick Woods, the golfer’s birth name, is listed as being arrested Monday morning for DUI, according to Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office records. He was released around 10:50 a.m. Woods was booked into a local jail…

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Venus Williams marks 20th anniversary at French Open

Three weeks shy of her 37th birthday, Venus Williams who made her debut in the French capital in 1997, kicks off her latest campaign against China’s Wang Qiang. The post Venus Williams marks 20th anniversary at French Open appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

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Barcelona win Copa del Rey for Enrique

Barcelona secure the Copa del Rey for the third year running and give coach Luis Enrique a winning send-off. The post Barcelona win Copa del Rey for Enrique appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

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Aubameyang scores winner as Dortmund win German Cup

Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang converted a penalty to help Borussia Dortmund win the German Cup in a thrilling final against Eintracht Frankfurt at the Olympiastadion, Berlin on Saturday. The former African Footballer of the Year landed Dortmund their fourth DFB Pokal trophy in their history, having won it in 1966, 1989 and in 2012. Dortmund…

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Iwobi becomes 7th Nigerian player to win FA Cup

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has become the seventh Nigerian player to lift the English FA Cup after his club Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 in the 2016-17 final at Wembley on Saturday. Goals from Alexis Sanches and Aaron Ramsey were enough to beat the Premier League champions, whose only goal was scored by Diego Costa….

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PSG lift French Cup after late minute own goal

Paris St-Germain (PSG) win dramatic Coupe de France title following Angers 91st-minute own goal by Issa Cissokho on Saturday. The post PSG lift French Cup after late minute own goal appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

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Wenger makes history as Arsenal defeat Chelsea to win 13th FA Cup

Arsenal denied Premier League champions Chelsea a double this season after a thrilling final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, as the Gunners lifted the English FA Cup for a record 13th time. The Gunners manager Arsene Wenger has now become the most successful manager in the FA Cup history with seven titles. Arsenal took the…

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Emirates FA Cup: Arsenal rule on Wenger’s future next week

Arsenal board of directors will decide either on Wednesday or Thursday, whether the club will retain the services of their coach, Arsene Wenger for another season. The post Emirates FA Cup: Arsenal rule on Wenger’s future next week appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

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BREAKING: Arsenal Not Chelsea Won The #FACupFinal At Wembley Stadium

Arsenal have won the #FACupFinal for a record time. Arsene Wenger the Arsenal manager becomes the manager to have won the trophy a record 7 times more than any manager living or dead. This was achieved this evening after a show down at the Wembley stadium in London when Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 at the…

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Wenger Cries Out Over Lack Of Respect For Him

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger described the criticism he has had this season as “a disgrace” he will “never forget”. The Frenchman, 67, has faced fierce protests from fans calling for him to leave the club he has led since 1996. “I don’t mind criticism because we are in a public job,” he told BBC Sport’s……

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