Amaju Pinnick reveals why he was removed as CAF Vice-President

Amaju Pinnick reveals why he was removed as CAF Vice-President

Amaju Pinnick and the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), have reacted to his removal as the first Vice President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Thursday. Pinnick in his reaction to the announcement of his removal thanked the African football body for an opportunity to serve and also congratulated the newly appointed Vice Presidents….

Frank Lampard makes Chelsea return as Manager on 3-year Contract
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Frank Lampard makes Chelsea return as Manager on 3-year Contract

Chelsea have appointed former midfielder Frank Lampard as their manager on a three-year deal. Lampard, 41, has left Championship side Derby County to take over at a club where he spent 13 years as a player. He succeeds Maurizio Sarri, who left Stamford Bridge in June to take charge of Italian champions Juventus. Lampard led Derby to…

Arsenal complete signing of Teenage Brazilian Sensation Gabriel Martinelli
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Arsenal complete signing of Teenage Brazilian Sensation Gabriel Martinelli

Arsenal have completed the signing of Brazilian youngster Gabriel Martinelli, with the 18-year-old arriving at Emirates Stadium in a £6 million ($8m) deal. Sources close to the transfer revealed to Goal back in April that a deal for the highly-rated forward was close. The Gunners have now tied up an agreement for a player they…

Nigerian Defender Valentine Ozornwafor signs for Galatasaray
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Nigerian Defender Valentine Ozornwafor signs for Galatasaray

Galatasaray have announced the signing of Nigeria U20 and Enyimba defender Valentine Ozornwafor on a four-year deal. Ozornwafor was of the three new signings alongside Ryan Babel and Adem Buyuk revealed by the Lions on Friday. Galatasaray agreed to pay Nigeria Professional Football League champions Enyimba the sum of €300,000 in a deal that will keep…

Former Arsenal star wants Club to let go of Ozil but keep Torreira
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Former Arsenal star wants Club to let go of Ozil but keep Torreira

Former Arsenal star Jimmy Carter thinks that Mesut Ozil looks ‘disinterested‘ but he wants Unai Emery to continue his rebuild and include AC Milan target Lucas Torreira in his plans. Ozil has struggled in recent years, despite signing on a £350,000-a-week contract from February 2018, and he has been one of many that have seen…

Shehu Abdullahi could Miss Rest of Nigeria’s AFCON Campaign with Hamstring Injury

Shehu Abdullahi could Miss Rest of Nigeria’s AFCON Campaign with Hamstring Injury

Shehu Abdullahi could miss the remainder of Nigeria’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations outing with a hamstring injury. The Bursaspor defender was stretchered out in the first half and was replaced by Chidozie Awaziem in the Super Eagles 1-0 triumph over Burundi. Abdullahi had shrugged off an injury-plagued season with his Turkish topflight outfit to…

The African Zidane! Middlesbrough Fans sing John Mikel Obi’s Praises

The African Zidane! Middlesbrough Fans sing John Mikel Obi’s Praises

Nigeria’s first team captain, John Mikel Obi is fast becoming an idol in his current team Middlesbrough where he plies his trade in the EFL Championship, England’s second-tier league. Mikel who just recently joined Middlesbrough on a 6-month contract in the January transfer window after his contract with Chinese side Tianjin TEDA was terminated is…