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    Iheanacho Has Regressed Under Guardiola – Owen

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    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is having a negative effect on Kelechi Iheanacho’s confidence and ability, according to Michael Owen. The former Liverpool striker was impressed with Iheanacho’s performances under Manuel Pellegrini, but believes he has “regressed” under Guardiola. Iheanacho scored eight goals last season for City and has netted six times in the current…

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    Amunike, Zamalek In Talks Over Coaching Role

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    Nigeria’s former winger Emmanuel Amunike has officially asked to take charge of his former club Zamalek, the Egyptian club’s chairman Mortada Mansour revealed Monday night. “Amunike contacted us officially asking to take charge of the team, but we are still discussing the matter,” Mansour told ON Sport TV channel. Zamalek coach Mohamed Helmi, who took…

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    Title Our Focus, Not Records – Conte

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    Chelsea’s record-equalling winning streak is not significant unless they go on to claim the Premier League title, says manager Antonio Conte. Saturday’s 4-2 defeat of Stoke was the Blues’ 13th Premier League win in a row – equalling the record of successive victories in a single season set by Arsenal during the 2001-02 campaign. “They…

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    Mcllroy Must Improve – Nicklaus

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    Golf’s most prolific major winner, Jack Nicklaus, says Rory McIlroy must improve if he is to dominate the sport. McIlroy goes into 2017 with only Jason Day above him in the world rankings and with four major titles to his name. Nicklaus believes the 27-year-old from Northern Ireland now has to decide whether he wants…

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    LMC Fine Heartland N4.5m, To Play Behind Closed Doors

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    Heartland FC of Owerri has been issued a Summary Jurisdiction notice with fines totalling N4, 750, 000, an order to play three home fixtures behind closed door and suspended points deduction for the crowd incidence that trailed their Match Day 28 fixture against FC IfeanyiUbah at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri. One, Iyke Jacob, identified…

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    Oliseh Names 19 For CHAN Qualifier

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    As the home-based Super Eagles’ step-up preparation for the qualification for the fourth edition of the African Nations Championship, the team’s head coach, Sunday Oliseh, has released a list of 19 home –based professionals who will start a camp in Port Harcourt on Monday, in preparation for next month’s qualifier against Burkina Faso, in Ougadougou….

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    Squash Racket Federation Board Impeaches President

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    The president of the Nigeria Squash Racket Federation (NSRF) Adamu Erena, has been impeached for alleged various offences. A source close to the Federation said, “it took board members to write a joint letter to the National Sports Commission (NSC) to protest against the one-man show that the president reduced the board and management of…

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    Bassey Canvasses Support For Pinnick-led NFF

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    CAF General Coordinator, Paul Bassey, has passionately appealed to the Government and generality of Nigerians to give support to the Amaju Pinnick –led Nigeria Football Federation, including the reforms being embarked upon by the administration, so far with remarkable success. Bassey, indisputably one of Nigeria’s real and active leading figures in world football, spoke at…

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