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DOSAD’s Okeke Chinaza Tops AIFL Season Goal Scorers

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh DOSAD Football Academy’s sensation Okeke John Chinaza is the top scorer in Anambra Independent Football League, AIFL, Season 5, with 6 goals in 7 games as the young product of Directorate of Sports Awka Diocese, (DOSAD), believes he can win the golden boot. Chinanza who goals aided DOSAD extending unbeaten record after 7 games in the ...

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Nigeria Striker Osimhe Collapses, Regains Consciousness

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Nigerian international Victor Osimhen, who lost consciousness and was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance during Napoli’s last Sunday’s Serie A fixture with Atalanta is now in a stable condition. Fides gathered that the Nigerian striker who hit his head on the turf after a Cristian Romero challenge during the final minute of Napoli’s 4-2 ...

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44 Days Later Villarreal’s Chukwueze Makes Comeback

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Nigeria international, Samuel Chukwueze, played his first game since recovering from a groin injury as Villarreal were held to a 1-1 draw by Athletic Bilbao in a La Liga clash staged at San Mamés last Sunday. Chukwueze who took to the pitch as a replacement for Alfonso Pedraza with five minutes remaining was in action for ...

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Ahmed Musa Will Rediscover Best Form – Gernot Rohr

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Nigeria Coach, Gernot Rohr, recently said he was hopeful Ahmed Musa will find a new club soon and rediscover his best form. The former Leicester City attacker’s proposed move to West Bromwich Albion as a free agent, broke down this month due to financial constraints and he is still yet to join a club. Musa who ...

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10 years later, Super Eagles Return to play in Lagos

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Nigeria’s largest city Lagos will henceforth host a competitive men’s senior football match for the first time in 10 years on 30 March 2021. The Super Eagles will take on Lesotho in their final 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Teslim Balogun stadium. Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) officials said that the number of fans ...

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Ex-Flying Eagles Winger Offia in for Trelleborgs FF

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Swedish Superettan club, Trelleborgs FF, have announced that former Nigeria U20 international Henry Offia has signed a contract following a successful trial. Fides gathered that  Offia recently put pen to paper on a three-year contract until the end of the 2023 season and this has been confirmed by Trelleborgs FF. On his latest recruit Offia, sports ...

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Nigeria Midfielder Ndidi Named in EnglishPremier League Team Of The Week

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Nigeria and Leicester City’s holding midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has been named in the latest English Premier League Team of the Week by celebrated football statistics website Whoscored.com. The Nigeria international was outstanding as the Foxes came from behind to defeat reigning champions Liverpool 3-1 at the King Power Stadium last Saturday, in his first start in ...

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NFF Deepens Efforts to Improve NPFL, NNL, NWFL Others

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick, president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has reiterated the commitment of the football body to improve the organisation of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Nigeria National League (NNL), Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) and the Nigeria Nationwide League One (NLO). He made the declaration last Monday while presiding over a ...

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National Sports Festival Postponed for Third Time

… to hold April 2021 By Alexander Johnson Adejoh For the third time, the 20th National Sports Festival billed to take place in Edo State has suffered another postponement. The decision to, again, postpone the games was reached after a meeting of the council for sports with the Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, last Monday. The Sports Festival was recently rescheduled ...

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Adeniji Completes Transfer to Al-Feiha

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Tunde Adeniji the latest Nigerian striker to join a Saudi Arabian club in the winter transfer market, following in the footsteps of Leke James and Odion Ighalo has expressed hopes that his career would blossom. Fides learnt through the official website of Division I club Al-Feiha the announcement that they had completed the signing of Adeniji ...

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