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Samson Siasia
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Siasia to fight Fifa ban and fine for alleged match-fixing

Coach Samson Siasia has vowed to legally fight a ban on all football-related activities and fine imposed on him by the world football governing body, Fifa. Fifa had alleged the coach was guilty of alleged match-fixing. Speaking with the BBC Sport, Siasia, who was once a Super Eagles' player then...
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Nigeria wins 2019 Africa Women’s Basketball Championship

The 2019 Africa Women's Basketball Championship concluded yesterday in Senegal. This year's event marked Nigeria's 12th appearance in the continental showpiece, and D'Tigress made sure it ended with a bang, beating Senegal in the finals to win the title. The eight-day competition saw 12 teams slug it out on the...
Alex Iwobi announced as Everton player
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Nigeria’s Alex Iwobi joins Everton on a 5-year deal

Nigeria's Super Eagle player Alex Iwobi has joined Everton from Arsenal in a deal worth £28m, rising to £34m with potential add-ons according to the BBC Sport. Iwobi, who was part of the Nigeria squad that won bronze at the recently concluded African Cup of Nations, came through Arsenal’s academy...
Lionel Messi
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Argentina’s Messi suspended for 3 months with hefty fine

Even criticism can get you thrown off the field and fined, according to CONMEBOL, the South American soccer governing body. Such is the case for Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi, who will be suspended for three months and must pay a fine of $50,000 for publicly criticising the organisation during...
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Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham has not ruled out playing for Nigeria