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Ronaldo hits back at Manchester United coach’s criticism

After a knee injury cut Cristiano Ronaldo's Euro 2016 final short, he became the side's motivator on the touchline, but Jose Mourinho has criticised his former player for his antics.

Mourinho explains substitution of 'angry' Mata

Juan Mata was replaced half an hour after coming on for Manchester United in the Community Shield, but Jose Mourinho has explained things.

Rio Olympic: Nigeria tops Sweden 1-0 in Group B

Nigeria beat Sweden 1-0 to earn six points from its two matches.

Ronaldo in, Messi out of UEFA best player award shortlist

Cristiano Ronaldo is in and Lionel Messi is out of a three-player shortlist for UEFA's Best Player in Europe award for last season. Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann and Gareth Bale were picked for the shortlist by media voters from UEFA's 55 member-countries.

Manchester United: Zlatan Ibrahimović becomes vice-captain

Manchester United FC Manager, José Mourinho, has made Zlatan Ibrahimović the vice captain of the club,
the Sun reports morning.

Rio Olympic: How Nigeria defeated Japan 5-4 six hours after arrival

The Nigerian men’s soccer team didn’t show any fatigue from a last-minute trip that brought the players to Brazil just hours before their Rio Olympics opener, beating Japan 5-4 Friday morning (2:0am Nigeria time).

Flamingoes intensify training ahead Jordan 2016

The U17 Women National Team, Flamingoes on Wednesday continued their preparation for this year's FIFA U17 World Cup to be hosted by Jordan, 30th September – 21st October.

Triumphant DSS FC presents Dana Cup to NFF

The victorious Dynamic Sports Solutions (DSS) FC of Kaduna, which last week won the Dana Cup for U19 players in Hjorring, Denmark has returned to the country.

CAF U-17 qualifier: Garba names Sani as Eaglets’ captain

Coach Manu Garba has named burly midfielder Abduljabar Sani as captain of the new set of Nigeria U-17 team, Golden Eaglets, ahead of Saturday’s Africa U-17 qualifier against Niger Republic at the National Stadium, Abuja.

NFF holds seminar on FIFA female leadership programme

The Nigeria Football Federation will on Thursday, August 4, 2016, in Abuja hold a one-day seminar on the FIFA Female Leadership Development Programme (FLDP).

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