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Real Madrid To Swap Marcelo For Alex Sandro Of Juventus

Spanish giant, Real Madrid will likely swap Marcelo for Juventus left-back Alex Sandro in the January transfer window. According to Italian newspaper Tuttosport, Marcelo has a questionable relationship with new Real manager Julen Lopetegui, especially after being substituted off against Girona. This comes after it was alleged that the Brazilian wants to be reunited with his former team-mate and close ...

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FIFA Ranking: Nigeria drops to 41st position

Ilorin – Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Thursday dropped by one spot to 41st position in the new ranking formula adopted by World football governing body, FIFA. In the ranking table published on FIFA website, Nigeria garnered 613 points in August, placing it sixth on the continental stage behind Senegal, Congo DR, Ghana, Morocco and Cameroon. On the global scene, France ...

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Engr Ezeno Unity Cup Kicks Off in Amesi …Sponsor Promises to Make it an Annual Event

By Jude Atupulazi A football competition among the six communities making up Aguata 1 State Constituency has taken off in Amesi. The competition tagged, ”Ezeno Unity Cup”, according to the sponsor, Engr GOC Ezeno, is aimed at galvanizing the youths of the area towards showcasing their talents and possibly becoming professional footballers. The six communities taking part in the competition ...

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Former Pro Football Player Prepares to Take Final Vows as a Nun

Every single vocation story is different, but Sr. Rita Clare (Anne) Yoches is probably one of the more unusual. Sr. Rita Clare, who this month will profess final vows with the Franciscan Sisters T.O.R. of Penance of the Sorrowful Mother, was a four-time national champion professional football player prior to entering the convent. Yes, that’s American football. (She was a ...

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Football Gives Me Joy- Coach Ezeokafor

By Uche Enem Coach Donatus Uchechukwu Ezeokafor spent 18 years during his active football days in Nigeria. He is from Umuoka Kindred in Nduana village of Aguluzigbo. He was born 10th April and had most of football experiences in Delta state where he spent 17 years before coming down to Anambra State for grass root development in sports. He derives ...

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Fr Ichie Organizes Send off Lunch for Fr Francis Okoye

By Princess Chinecherem Efobi Fr Boniface Ezeoke popularly known as Fr ‘Ichie’ on Sunday, June 24, 2018 organized a Thank You Lunch for Fr Francis Okoye, the immediate past manager of St Michael’s Model Secondary School Nimo at St Theresa’s Parish, Ichida. Fr Okoye led in the Holy Mass. The congregation prayed for his success in his further studies abroad.

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Fr Otioma’s Birthday Unites Enugwu Agidi

By Princess Chinecherem Efobi Friday June 29, 2018 was a memorable day at Enugwu Agidi own of Njikoka LGA of Anambra State as the vicar of St John’s Parish of the town, Rev Fr Peter Paul Anyiam celebrated his birthday cum feastday in style. Fr Anyiam popularly called ‘Otioma’ invited friends and well wishers to a humble football match and ...

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