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  • NFF Gives Keshi Free Hand On Team Base Camp

    December 9, 2013 6:29 AM 41

    For the very first time in the history of Nigeria’s participation in the FIFA World Cup finals, the Nigeria Football Federation has given Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, the free hand to determine where his wards will make home at next year’s finals. Keshi, who captained Nigeria in her very first appearance at the FIFA World Cup finals, in USA in 1994, said he cherished

  • Keshi to pick Eagle's pre WCup nest

    December 9, 2013 6:09 AM 66

    Nigeria head coach, Stephen Keshi, has been handed the decision to determine where he would prefer as his Team Base Camp for the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil. Keshi said the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has given him "the free hand to select the Team Base Camp." “I am happy to have been given the free hand to select the Team Base Camp. You may think

  • Ashes 2013-14: Mitchell Johnson & Ben Stokes charged by ICC

    December 9, 2013 4:49 AM 45

    England all-rounder Ben Stokes and Australia pace bowler Mitchell Johnson have been charged by the International Cricket Council for a clash during the second Ashes Test in Adelaide. The pair exchanged words on the fourth evening and barged shoulders as Stokes ran a single before being separated by umpire Kumar Dharmasena.

  • HotSports Rolls Out Brazil 2014 Hospitality Packages, Articles

    December 9, 2013 4:15 AM 60

    In a bid to make the FIFA Brazil 2014 World Cup a worthwhile and hassle-free experience for Nigerians interested in visiting venues during the quadrennial tournament, HotSports Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s foremost sports production and marketing company, in conjunction with its international partner, According to the CEO of HotSports, Taye Ige, the services

  • Clarke praises Johnson's Ashes revival

    December 9, 2013 1:04 AM 60

    December 9 2013 at 10:23am By Reuters Adelaide – Australia's stunning turnaround from Ashes joke to juggernaut in a few months has been the culmination of good, hard grind and paceman Mitchell Johnson finding himself in a supportive attack, according to captain Michael Clarke. Australia crushed England by 218 runs on Monday within the first hour's play of day five at Adelaide

  • FA reacts to Fifa draw

    December 8, 2013 6:40 PM 66

    The Nigerian Football association has reacted with mixed feelings, concerning the draw for the 2014 world cup competition to take place in Brazil in 2014. For many of such officials, its really not a difficult group for Nigeria, taking into consideration that the Super Eagles of Nigeria are quite ready for the Competition.They say that, the only great

  • Oliseh tips Eagles for round of 16

    December 8, 2013 2:06 PM 64

    Former Nigeria captain, Sunday Oliseh, is quite confident that the African champions will paddle through their 2014 Fifa World Cup group to reach the round of 16. Oliseh said he is "ecstatic" like his countrymen following Friday's World Cup draw in Bahia, Brazil that pitched Nigeria's Super Eagles in Group F alongside Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Iran. The member

  • 'It's £70,000 for a red card': Top footballers filmed 'admitting they fix matches for betting fraudsters'

    December 8, 2013 12:08 PM 80

    Sam Sodje faces arrest after he was filmed bragging that he can arrange for fellow professional footballers to get yellow cards or even sent off in return for cash. The defender, who played for Portsmouth and also in the Premier League with Reading, says he can guarantee certain events in play in return for money. In the video, the 34-year-old defender

  • Footballers Didier Drogba and Emmanuel Eboue in trouble for paying homage to Mandela

    December 8, 2013 11:02 AM 60

    The Turkish Football Federation has summoned Ivory Coast internationals Didier Drogba and Emmanuel Eboue for paying homage to Nelson Mandela after a league game. Drogba, who plays for Turkish giants Galatasaray, removed his club shirt after a match against SB Elazigspor on Friday to reveal a T-shirt that read ‘‘Thank You Madiba’’. His teammate Eboue

  • England News from

    December 8, 2013 10:50 AM 64

    England's World Cup chances have been dealt another blow after FIFA brought forward the kick-off time for their game in Manaus against Italy by three hours. The game was scheduled to take place on June 14 at 9pm local time (2am UK time), but it has has now been moved to 6pm (11pm). England had hoped to kick-off at night, but FIFA changed the time following