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Liverpool Widen Gap On EPL Table With 2-0 Defeat Of Man-U

Liverpool Widen Gap On EPL Table With 2-0 Defeat Of Man-U Liverpool on Sunday widened the gap at top of the English Premier League (EPL) to 16 points as goals from Virgil van Dijk and Mohamed Salah earned them a 2-0 win over Manchester United at Anfield. The win is the 13th straight league win since the sides last met at Old...... more

Serena Wins First Title Since 2017 In Auckland Open 2020

Serena Wins First Title Since 2017 In Auckland Open 2020 Former World No.1 Serena Williams wins her 73rd WTA title at the ASB Classic 2020 in Auckland after rallying past the unseeded Jessica Pegula 6-3, 6-4 in the finals on Sunday. With this victory, she also secures her first title since the 2017 Australian Open. In the all-American finals, the veteran...... more

Sadio Mane Crowned African Player Of The Year

Sadio Mane Crowned African Player Of The Year Senegal and Liverpool striker, Sadio Mane, on Tuesday emerged the 2019 African Player of the Year. The 27-year old Senegalese claimed the top prize for the first time at the 2019 CAF Awards ceremony held at the Albatros Citadel Sahl Hasheesh, Hurghada, Egypt. Mane beat Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah of Egypt...... more

EPL: More Woes For Man U As Arteta Earns First Win • Chelsea Drops Points At Brighton, Spurs Falter On New Year Day

EPL: More Woes For Man U As Arteta Earns First Win  •	Chelsea Drops Points At Brighton, Spurs Falter On New Year Day Manchester United dropped deeper into misery on New Year Day as Arsenal l,ed by new boss Mikel Arteta handed dwon a 2-0 defeat to the famous club. Tottenham and Chelsea also slipped-up in the Premier League's top four race on Wednesday. While Spurs were defeated, Brighton forced Chelsea to a draw...... more

Liverpool Thrash Leicester To Stretch Lead In Premier League •Boxing Day Blues For Chelsea Lost 0-2 At Home

Liverpool Thrash Leicester To Stretch Lead In Premier League •Boxing Day Blues For Chelsea Lost 0-2 At Home Liverpool stretched their Premier League lead to 13 points by outclassing second-placed Leicester in a 4-0 win on Boxing Day as Manchester United and Tottenham cut the gap on fourth-placed Chelsea. Mikel Arteta got off to an underwhelming start as Arsenal manager with a 1-1 draw at Bournemouth, but Carlo Ancelotti...... more

Heavyweight Boxing: Efe Ajagba Knocks Out Georgian Kiladze

Heavyweight Boxing: Efe Ajagba Knocks Out Georgian Kiladze Nigerian heavyweight prospect Efe Ajagba faced some resistance on Saturday night against Georgian veteran Iago Kiladze, but in the end it was Ajagba forcing another stoppage, going to 12-0 (10 KO) to close out his 2019. Ughelli, Delta State born Efe Ajagba, 25, and now based in Texas, looked sharp through...... more

Liverpool Eyes EPL Trophy After Club World Victory

Liverpool Eyes EPL Trophy After Club World Victory Liverpool have made winning trophies a habit in 2019 and Jurgen Klopp’s side return to England and to their push for the Premier League title galvanised after being crowned world champions in Qatar on Saturday. It is an honour the Anfield side had never before claimed but which is now theirs...... more

BOXING: Nigeria’s Heavyweight Contender Efe Ajagba Battles Iago Kiladze Dec. 21 • Parades Intimidating Records Of (11-0, 9 Kos, 6 in Round One).

BOXING: Nigeria’s Heavyweight Contender Efe Ajagba Battles Iago Kiladze Dec. 21  •	Parades Intimidating Records Of (11-0, 9 Kos, 6 in Round One). It promises to be a night of grits, guts and tenacity when unbeaten hard punching Nigerian heavyweight contender, Efe “The One And Only” Ajagba, battles Iago Kiladze of Georgia in a 10 round fight to be shown live on Fox & Fox Deportes. Nigeria’s Ajagba, from Ughelli, Delta State, who is...... more

UCL Draw: Man City Face Real Madrid, Liverpool Draw Atletico

UCL Draw: Man City Face Real Madrid, Liverpool Draw Atletico Manchester City will face Real Madrid while holders Liverpool have been drawn against Atletico Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League. The draw pits Zidane Zidane against Pep Guardiola for the first time as managers BBC Sports reports that Chelsea take on Bayern Munich in a repeat of the...... more

Anthony Joshua Vows To Punish Andy Ruiz Jr • Says Second Defeat Would Be ‘Catastrophic’

Anthony Joshua Vows To Punish Andy Ruiz Jr •	Says Second Defeat Would Be ‘Catastrophic’ By Daniel Sandford Anthony Joshua says a second defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr would be ‘catastrophic’ but has vowed to punish the champion in Saudi Arabia on tonight. AJ will be hoping to avenge his shock June upset to the Mexican, when he was knocked down four times in Madison Square...... more

Tammy Abraham Secures Win For Chelsea

Tammy Abraham Secures Win For Chelsea  Chelsea manager Frank Lampard praised striker Tammy Abraham's growing influence as the Blues rediscovered their winning touch against Aston Villa. Abraham reinforced his importance to Lampard's side, scoring the opener and setting up the second on his return from injury in Chelsea's 2-1 Premier League victory at Stamford Bridge. The 22-year-old...... more

Principal’s Cup: WSLG Boss, Tidi, Congratulates College Of Commerce, Warri • Calls Team Resilient Sporting Ambassadors

Principal’s Cup: WSLG Boss, Tidi, Congratulates College Of Commerce, Warri •	Calls Team Resilient Sporting  Ambassadors Chairman of Warri South Local Government Area, Dr Michael Tidi, has congratulated the College of Commerce, Warri, Champions of this year’s Delta State Principal’s Cup Football Competition, describing them as “our very own resilient sporting ambassadors”. He made the remarks while receiving the Zenith Bank Delta State Principal's Cup in his...... more

VVD Helps Liverpool Move 11 Points Clear Of Man City

VVD Helps Liverpool Move 11 Points Clear Of Man City First-half brace from Virgil van Dijk lifted Liverpool 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League in a 2-1 win over Brighton that was filled with drama after the sending off of home goalkeeper Alisson. The Brazilian was dismissed on 76 minutes as he raced out of his area...... more

FIFA Ranking: Nigeria now 31st • Maintains 3rd In Africa

FIFA Ranking: Nigeria now 31st •	Maintains 3rd In Africa       Nigeria Super Eagles moved up four steps to 31 in the world in the November 2019 FIFA ranking. The three-time African champions, who placed 35th last month with 1481 points, retained their third position in Africa. The ranking table published on FIFA’s website on Thursday showed that Nigeria...... more

Okowa Credits Ogbemudia With Delta’s Sports Greatness

Okowa Credits Ogbemudia With  Delta’s Sports Greatness Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday attributed the sterling performance of the state in sports to the initiative of late Samuel Ogbemudia as military governor of defunct Bendel State. The governor made this known at the final of Zenith Bank Delta Principal’s Cup Football Competition at the Stephen Keshi...... more

UCL: Valencia Delay Chelsea’s Last 16 Spot After Thrilling Draw

 UCL: Valencia Delay Chelsea’s Last 16 Spot After Thrilling Draw     Daniel Wass’s late equaliser denied Chelsea a place in the last 16 of the Champions League as a profligate Valencia fought back for a 2-2 draw that maintains both sides’ chances of reaching the knockout stages. A wide-open game swung the visitors’ way after Carles Soler’s opener for Valencia...... more

CAF Nominates Osimhen, Ndidi, Ighalo For 2019 Mens Footballer Awards

CAF Nominates Osimhen, Ndidi, Ighalo For 2019 Mens Footballer Awards The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has nominated Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo, Victor Osimhen and Wilfred Ndidi for the 2019 CAF Men Footballer of the Year. The three players were shortlisted alongside Mohammed Salah of Egypt and 26 others. The 28th edition of the annual football awards will hold on January 7,...... more

Football: EPL Returns Today With Jose Mourinho Vowing Not To Make Old Mistakes At Tottenham

Football: EPL Returns Today With Jose Mourinho Vowing Not To Make Old Mistakes At Tottenham The exciting football world of the English Premier League (EPL) returns today after two weeks of International break. And it’s coming with a bang as famous manager Jose Mourinho takes charge of Tottenham FC following the sack of Mauricio Pochitino whose run of bad form has seen the club struggling recently....... more

Semi Finalists Emerge In Zenith Bank Delta Principals' Cup

Semi Finalists Emerge In Zenith Bank Delta Principals' Cup By George Etakibuebu Four semi finalists on Wednesday emerged in the ongoing 2019/2020 Zenith Bank Delta Principals' Cup Football Competition. The schools are Zappa Mixed Secondary School, Asaba, Oshimili South Local Government Area, Okotie-Eboh  Grammar School, Sapele, Sapele Local Government Area, College of Commerce, Warri, Warri South Local Government Area, and...... more

UCL: Chelsea Fightback, Salvages 4-4 Draw Against Nine-Man Ajax

UCL: Chelsea Fightback, Salvages 4-4 Draw Against Nine-Man Ajax Chelsea fought back from 4-1 down to salvage a 4-4 draw against nine-man Ajax as a memorable night at Stamford Bridge left both sides with work to do to reach the last 16 of the Champions League. Frank Lampard’s men seemed destined for a second straight home defeat in Europe as...... more

EPL: Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp Aims Dig At Manchester United’s Ole

EPL: Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp Aims Dig At Manchester United’s Ole As the English premiership returns today after the international break, Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool travel to Old Trafford on Sunday with eight points clear at the top of the Premier League and 15 points ahead of 12th-placed United. United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said it is the "perfect game" to motivate his...... more

La Liga: Protests Force Postponement Of El-Clasico

La Liga: Protests Force Postponement Of El-Clasico This month's El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been postponed because of fears of civil unrest. The match was scheduled for 26 October but there have been days of protest in Barcelona after nine Catalan separatist leaders were jailed on Monday. Both Barcelona and Real Madrid disagreed with calls...... more

Wolves Shock Man City At Home • As Chelsea Blast Four Past Southampton, Arsenal Win

Wolves Shock Man City At Home •	As Chelsea Blast Four Past Southampton, Arsenal Win English Premiership League defending champions, Manchester City, suffered a shock 0-2 defeat at home from Wolves on Sunday and falling 8 points behind leaders, Liverpool. Adama Traore’s second-half double helped Wolves to the sensational win which they rightly deserved. The warning signs were already there for City after a flat first-half...... more

Okowa hails Coe on his re-election as IAAF President

Okowa hails Coe on his re-election as IAAF President Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Sebastian Coe on his re-election as President of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).  Coe, 62 was re-elected for a second term at the 52nd IAAF Congress in Doha on Wednesday.  In a congratulatory message by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika,...... more

Ronaldo Absent, Goes Philosophical As Messi Wins FIFA Best Player Award

Ronaldo Absent, Goes Philosophical As Messi Wins FIFA Best Player Award Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo was on Monday, conspicuously-absent from the FIFA Best Awards at the La Scala Opera house in Milan where rival Lionel Messi won the FIFA Best Player of the Year for the sixth time.  Ronaldo, popularly called CR7, took to Instagram to express his feelings in philosophical terms,...... more

Leicester Stun Tottenham • James Maddison winner for Leicester stuns Spurs amid VAR drama

Leicester Stun Tottenham •	James Maddison winner for Leicester stuns Spurs amid VAR drama The English Premier League resume this afternoon to s shocker as Tottenham Hotspur were again guilty of failing to capitalise on a promising start as Leicester City pegged them back to win 2-1 at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.  For the third match on the road in succession Spurs took...... more

5TH NYG: Bring Back The Trophy, Okowa Tells Team Delta

5TH NYG: Bring Back The Trophy, Okowa Tells Team Delta As the 5th Edition of the National Youth Games (NYG) get underway in Ilorin, Kwara State, the Delta State Governor, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has charged the state’s team to go all out and retain the trophy, which it won at the last edition and ensure that Delta remains the number...... more

BREAKING: Super Eagles End Cameroon’s Dream • Qualifies For Q/Finals

BREAKING: Super Eagles End Cameroon’s Dream •	Qualifies For Q/Finals By George Etakibuebu Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Saturday evening in Egypt at the on going African Cup of Nations (AFCON) ended the dream of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon to successfully defend the title. With a brace from Odion Ighalo and one from Alex Iwobi, the Eagles powered past the Lions...... more

AFCON: How Eagles can beat or lose to Cameroun - Onochie Anibeze

AFCON: How Eagles can beat or lose to Cameroun  -  Onochie Anibeze Gernot Rohr said his reason for not fielding five players in the match against Madagascar last Sunday was to rest them since Nigeria had already qualified.  Technocrats would fault that. There are times teams play two matches in a week in Europe. There are times they even play three matches in...... more

CAF Champions League: Lobi stars defeat visiting Sundowns

CAF Champions League: Lobi stars defeat visiting Sundowns  Visiting Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa were on Friday beaten by Nigeria's  Lobi Stars Football Club of Makurdi in their Group A Match Day 1 fixture in the 2018/2019 CAF Champions League. The match ended 2-1. In the match played at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu, the visiting side drew...... more

 

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