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Ndidi Reaches 150-Game Milestone

Nigerian International Wilfred Ndidi has reached a 150-game milestone for English Premier League club Leicester City, exactly three years after he joined the Foxes from Racing Genk Fides discovered that holding midfielder who was picked in the starting lineup by manager Brendan Rodgers against Newcastle United at St. James’ Park, contributed to team victory. Ndidi donned the Leicester City number ...

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Ajayi Was Unlucky as Arsenal Wins West Brom

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Arsenal made it three wins in a row for the first time in the English Premier League this season, thrashing West Brom 4-0 at The Hawthorns last Saturday. Nigeria international, Semi Ajayi, who made his sixteenth appearance in the top-flight was in action for the entirety of the game. Fides recalls that although, Ajayi was a ...

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100 Girls in for Ex-Falcon’s Kiddies Camp in Anambra State

No fewer than 100 aspiring female football stars are taking part in the 5-day training programme organised by Maureen Madu, former Nigeria international female football star. The training which is holding at Anglican Girls’ Grammar School, Nkpor, Idemili North Local Government of Anambra also has former female football players and referees in the team of trainers. Speaking to newsmen, Madu ...

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Manchester United Without Odion Ighalo Hit another Win

In what comes as a surprise, Odion Ighalo was not selected by Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer again, despite the new English Premier League rule permitting up to nine substitutes on the bench as Manchester United hit six goals past Leeds United at Old Trafford on Sunday evening. It was the ninth consecutive game that the former Nigeria international has been ...

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AIFL Week 2 Match Day Report and Statistics

… Continued from last edition Onuegbu Augustine started in goal for Bubendorf FC. Others in the lineup included Izuanyi Ifenna, Chukwuma JP, Ojiakor Emmanuel, Muodim Clifford, Abasili Ebuka, Onyia Ejike, Anichukwu Amaobi, Ezezalumba Chibueze, Okorie Anthony and Uduezue Chibuike. On the bench were Akaegbusi Obinna, Wojeku Emmanuel, Anakebe Chiemelie, Ochonkeoma Obinna and Luke Emmanuel. Obeledu United FC also paraded also ...

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Sports Ministry Plans Sports Development beyond Football

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has reiterated its commitment to develop the sports industry in the country beyond football. This was made known by the minister, Sunday Dare during a facility tour of the ongoing rehabilitation at the National Stadium, in Surulere, Lagos State recently. According to him, the ministry is keen to develop other sports where Nigeria ...

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Ndidi Labelled Brick Wall by Teammate

…’He Caged Tottenham Stars Kane, Son’ Nigeria Star, Wilfred Ndidi, has won appraisal for his Man of the Match performance during Leicester City’s 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in a Premier League clash over the weekend. Fides learnt that Foxes won the game thanks to a Jamie Vardy penalty and a Toby Alderweireld own goal either side of half time. ...

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Bukayo Saka Finishes Second as Arsenal Player of the Month

Scotland international Kieran Tierney has beaten Bukayo Saka to Arsenal’s Player of the Month award for June, diclosed the official website of the Gunners. The versatile left-back, signed from Scottish champions Celtic last summer, has dethroned the Hale End Academy product as the Player of the Month after finishing with forty percent of the vote cast. Saka, the Player of ...

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Barcelona, Arsenal In for Nigeria’s Osimhen

Nigeria International, Victor Osimhen, has revealed that Barcelona and Arsenal were among the teams that explored the possibility of signing him after he won the Golden Boot award at the 2015 U17 World Cup in Chile. The Ultimate Strikers product eventually ended up at German Bundesliga club Wolfsburg, where he spent two and a half years before a permanent move ...

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Ndidi’s Leicester, Ighalo’s Man Utd Battle For UCL Spots

Tosin Adarabioyo and Felix Nmecha’s Manchester City will be one of England’s four representatives in next season’s UEFA Champions League after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) revoked the sanction imposed by UEFA’s Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) on Monday, July 13, Fides gathered. The deposed Premier League champions were earlier banned from UEFA competitions for two seasons and ...

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