Expanded Nations Cup will not ‘reduce quality’ of play

By Piers Edwards The Africa Cup of Nations will not suffer in quality after its expansion to 24 teams, says a top Confederation of African Football (Caf) official. Amaju Pinnick believes the African game can only benefit, even if the tournament may suffer early on. “At the beginning, you will see some problems but later it will start building up to More...

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By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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MFM close in on NPFL leader as Nasarawa united shock Sunshine

MFM FC have cut Plateau United’s lead to just two points following the Lagos club’s hard-fought 1-0 win against Wikki Tourist on matchday 29 of the Nigeria Professional Football League in Agege, Lagos yesterday. MFM’s More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Election: How fraud, exposes, manipulations in Traditional Sports Federation

Election on the 13th June in pavilion 9A was for the Traditional Sports Federation. Results were declared and reported. The names of the winners as reported in the media are not the names of the people who are now More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Alvaro Morata, Romelu Lukaku, Alexandre Lacazette: Who will bring most success?

Chelsea have agreed a deal for Alvaro Morata, Manchester United signed Romelu Lukaku and Arsenal broke their transfer record to bring in Alexandre Lacazette. But who scored the most goals last season, who works More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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MFM close in on NPFL leader as Nasarawa united shock Sunshine

MFM FC have cut Plateau United’s lead to just two points following the Lagos club’s hard-fought 1-0 win against Wikki Tourist on matchday 29 of the Nigeria Professional Football League in Agege, Lagos yesterday.MFM More...

By Peoples Daily On Saturday, July 15th, 2017
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Manchester City chase £50m Walker after Alves’ collapse

Manchester City is close to completing the signing of Tottenham and England right-back Kyle Walker. The 27-year-old is expected to have a medical and complete the transfer on Friday after the clubs agreed a deal More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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Biffo charges Abia Wrriors to look beyond Nasarawa win

The Umuahia side’s coach has charged his players to think of their next league tie and not dwell too much on their last home win. Abia Warriors’ head coach, Abdullahi Biffo has warned his players not to be carried More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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The boxer fighting for asylum in South Korea

By Steven Borowiec On a hot, hazy Sunday afternoon, Abdoulaye Assan sits slouched in a chair in his manager’s office, listening to a pep talk. It is different from the kinds of encouraging speeches most boxers More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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NFF needs to develop goalkeepers from grassroots, says Amadi

By Albert Akota Aftermath lost of the Super Eagles to South Africa in the first leg, first match of the 2019 AFCON qualifiers, football followers are hugely divided on the precarious situation the Super Eagles has More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, July 7th, 2017
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NRA ponders to ban referees from officiating – Azeez

By Amaechi Agbo The president of Nigerian Referees Association, Mr Tade Azeez has stated that any referee who is not in sound health status will not be allowed to officiate in Nigeria league. The president who stated More...