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I’m destined to represent Nigeria – Omidiji

FC Eindhoven Women youngster, Sophia Omidiji, still fancies her chances of playing for Nigeria at the 2016 Fifa U20 Women’s World Cup.

Rooney's accidental assist aids Man United win first Europa League game

Whether he meant to awkwardly deflect the ball – or not – to Zlatan Ibrahimovic for the winning goal doesn’t matter right now.

Manchester United: Mourinho ‘in talks’ to reward star player

Manchester United playmaker Juan Mata has held talks with Jose Mourinho over signing a new contract at Old Trafford after impressing his new coach, according to reports.

Borno governor relocates to town once held by Boko Haram

The governor of Nigeria's northeast Borno state is making a symbolic relocation to a town recently occupied by Boko Haram extremists, declaring that "We cannot wait forever before we reclaim our destiny.''

How Manchester United trashed Leicester City 4-1

 

 

Manchester United thrashed Premier League champions Leicester City as boss Jose Mourinho dropped captain Wayne Rooney from his starting line-up.

Chris Smalling's header put United ahead before Juan Mata finished off a slick move with a crisp strike.

Manchester United ends poor run, crushes Northampton Town 3-1

 

Mourinho could not afford any mistakes in this third-round tie after Premier League defeats by Manchester City and Watford, with a Europa League loss to Feyenoord sandwiched in between.

Ekweremadu salutes Paralympic contingent

 The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has described the Nigerian contingent to the Rio Paralympics in Brazil as true heroes, who gave their best to their fatherland.

Pele visits Nigeria Wednesday, leads Kanu, Rufai to YEDA Legend Camp

 

 

Manchester United’s Rashford idolises Real Madrid star, Ronaldo

Manchester United’s rising star Marcus Rashford has revealed how he looked up to Cristiano Ronaldo as his inspiration during the latter's time at Old Trafford.

Ronaldo spent six seasons at Manchester United before his record £80 million ($106 million) move to Real Madrid in 2009.

Ceferin named new UEFA president

Aleksander Ceferin has been named the new president of UEFA.

Ceferin, 48, was named as Michel Platini’s predecessor in Athens on Wednesday as the President of the Slovenian FA has promised to clean up the act of European soccer’s governing body.

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