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Coach Keshi Hails Eagles After Defeating Ethiopia

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, has saluted his CHAN-bound team after edging past Ethiopia 2-1 in a friendly on Saturday. First-half goals by Ifeanyi Ede and Ugonna Ozochukwu set the tone for an Eagles victory in Abuja, MTNFootball.com reports. And Keshi said he will take some satisfaction from the tactical[Read More…]

SuperSport United Confirm Majoro signing

SuperSport United have confirmed the signing of striker Lehlohonolo Majoro from Absa Premiership rivals Kaizer Chiefs. Majoro, who had fallen out of favour at Amakhosi and subsequently announced that he didn’t wish to stay on at the club, has signed a three and a half year contract at the Tshwane[Read More…]

Solskjaer Confirmed As New Cardiff City Boss

The 40-year-old Norwegian, who earned a place in United’s history by scoring the winning goal in the 1999 Champions League final against Bayern Munich, replaces Scot Malky Mackay who was fired last week. And just as he did as a player, Solskjaer hit the target perfectly when he told a[Read More…]

Coach Keshi Drops Injured Gambo, Adedeji

Super Eagles have dropped injured Gambo Mohammed and Yinka Adedeji from the 2014 CHAN in South Africa. MTNFootball.com report that both players have since left the Eagles training camp. The highly-rated Pillars star Gambo, who featured for Nigeria at the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil, has been nursing a[Read More…]

Anelka ‘Agrees Not To repeat Quenelle Salute’ – Club

By AFP French striker Nicolas Anelka has agreed not to perform the controversial ‘quenelle’ salute that has been linked with anti-Semitism, his club West Bromwich Albion announced on Monday. Anelka, 34, sparked a media storm on Saturday when he celebrated the first of his two goals in the 3-3 draw[Read More…]

Mourinho – Suarez Deserved A Yellow

By MTNFootball.com Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes Liverpool’s Luis Suarez should have been booked during Sunday’s Premier League meeting. The Reds opened the scoring through Martin Skrtel but the Blues came back through goals from Eden Hazard and Samuel Eto’o to secure a 2-1 win. However, Mourinho believes Hazard was[Read More…]

Liverpool Manager Hopes Gerrard Can Return To Face Hull

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers on Monday revealed England midfielder Steven Gerrard could return from injury in time for his club’s Premier League clash against Hull on Wednesday. Reds captain Gerrard has missed Liverpool’s last four matches after suffering a hamstring problem in a win over West Ham at Anfield on[Read More…]

Premier League: Theo Walcott Gets Arsenal Back On Track

Theo Walcott scored twice as Arsenal got their Premier League challenge back on track by coming from behind to win 3-1 at West Ham United on Thursday. Carlton Cole gave West Ham a surprise lead early in the second half before Walcott scored a fortuitous equaliser and then headed Arsenal[Read More…]

Andy Murray Loses First Match Since Recovering From Back Surgery

BBC reports that British number one Andy Murray lost on his return to action after undergoing back surgery in September. The 26-year-old, who was recently named BBC Sports Personality of the Year, lost 7-5 6-3 to Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the Mubadala World Tennis Championships. Murray has not played since[Read More…]

Striker, Luis Suarez Commits Future To Liverpool

Striker Luis Suarez has ensured there will be no January repeat of the transfer wrangling that dogged him in the close season by signing a new long-term contract with Liverpool, the Premier League club said on Friday. Suarez, who has scored 17 goals in a blistering start to the campaign,[Read More…]