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Buhari to Nigerians: Encourage Super Eagles to bounce back and do better next time

President Buhari, while reacting to the defeat, released a statement advising Nigerians to encourage the boys to bounce back and do better next time.

Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to Nigeria’s elimination from the ongoing African Cup of Nations.

The Super-Eagles shockingly crashed out in the round-of-16 to Tunisia and as a result, did not meet up to the expectations they’d set for themselves in the Tournament.

After the defeat to Tunisia, the players faced heavy online bashing from angry Nigerians and some players were forced to deactivate their social media account.

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Rohr reveals the real reason why he was sacked

Former Coach Gernot Rohr has revealed the real reason why officials of the Nigeria football federation sacked him.

He said that *perhaps* he was sacked because he stood his ground against some officials who want their choice of players selection.

Rohr who was in charge of the Super Eagles before he was sacked on Sunday said he rejected advice from the Officials of NFF.

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How long is Victor Osimhen out? Injury timeline, return date

Victor Osimhen — born 29 December 1998 — is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Serie A club Napoli and the Nigeria national team.

Three weeks ago, Napoli football fans held their deep breath after their striker Osimhen went off injured in Napoli’s 3-2 loss.
Osimhen suffered a nasty facial injury following a collision with Inter Milan Milan’s Skriniar as they both went for the ball.

Although Osimhen had been injured before for Napoli, The severe damage of the injury on his face just by taking a look at it from the screens left many people worried.
But more importantly, Napoli fans were worried that their striker would miss against AC Milan this weekend.

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‘We are very competitive’ – Thomas Tuchel says as he hails Chelsea ahead of Manchester United Clash

Thomas Tuchel has hailed Chelsea’s level ahead of the Blues’ clash against Manchester United on Sunday.

“We are on a very high level consistently,” he said. “I am not into judging if it is the best, very best, second best. It is very strong, we feel very competitive.
“We feel we have a good mix of discipline and structure but also freedom and a certain sharpness and grip in our games and performances which makes us very happy and competitive.”

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Cristiano Ronaldo is minus one to Manchester United team – Victor Ikpeba

Ronaldo is minus one to Manchester United team - Super Eagles legend, Victor Ikpeba

Former Nigeria International, Victor Ikpeba has described Cristiano Ronaldo as ‘a minus one’ to the current Manchester United team.
Ronaldo rejoined Manchester United in August after 12 years away from Old Trafford playing Real Madrid and Juventus.

Manchester United’s last game before the International break was a 2-0 defeat to Manchester City and Ikpeba wants Solskjaer to drop Ronaldo on the bench. The former African Footballer of the Year questioned the contribution of Ronaldo to the team despite Portugal International scoring 9 goals in 12 appearances this term.

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Ansu Fati injured again after pulling up against Celta

Ansu Fati injured again after pulling up against Celta. Ansu Fati suffered another injury on Saturday as he was forced off during Barcelona’s LaLiga game against Celta Vigo, on the same day Xavi Hernandez was appointed coach.
Fati sustained a hamstring injury, which will be a big concern for Xavi and a blow for the Spanish national team, who confirmed later on Saturday the 19-year-old has withdrawn from the squad.

He has been replaced by Espanyol striker Raul de Tomas.
Fati only returned in September from a serious knee injury, which kept him out for 10 months.

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Pep Guardiola describe Cristiano Ronaldo as a scoring machine as he hails him ahead of Man United vs Man City tie

Pep Guardiola describe Cristiano Ronaldo as a scoring machine as he hails him ahead of Man United vs Man City tie. Pep Guardiola has hailed Cristiano Ronaldo, describing him as one of the best football players in the history of the game ahead of Manchester United Premier League clash with Manchester City on Saturday. He also described the Portugal superstar as a scoring machine, adding that he is well aware of the threat Ronaldo poses.

Guardiola spoke with reporters after City recorded an impressive 4-1 win over Club Brugge in the Champions League on Wednesday night.

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Cristiano Ronaldo break another Premier League Record As He Score And Assist Goals In Same Game

Cristiano Ronaldo break another Premier League record as he scored and assisted in the same game.
It’s yet another record for Ronaldo’s ever-growing collection, who has continued his fine form in front of goal since returning to Manchester United.

Ronaldo put in his best performance in his second stint for the club in Saturday’s 3-0 thumping of Tottenham, which has resulted in the sacking of Nuno Espirito Santo.
Manchester United needed a big reaction following their 5-0 humbling at the hands of Liverpool last week and Ronaldo sent them in the right direction as he opened the scoring in the first-half with a sensational volley.

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‘Take inspiration from Tyson Fury to turn this season around’- Embattled Ole Gunnar Solksjaer tells his Manchester United players

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has advised his Manchester United side to take inspiration from heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury and use it to bounce back following a dreadful week where his team lost 5-0 to Liverpool and his job was put on the line.

The Red Devils travel to Tottenham for another huge clash on Saturday and speaking at his pre-match press conference, Solskjaer insisted his players must show some of Fury’s ‘composure’ under pressure in the face of huge criticism.

‘The performance wasn’t acceptable. I’ve used the analogy – it felt like a boxer being punched drunk, being knocked out in the first minutes, first round,’ he said.

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‘How can one be 12 years at the top without taking care of himself ? – PSG star Neymar hits back at critics who label him a ‘Partygoer”

PSG star, Neymar has hit back as critics, telling them to judge him solely on his performances on the pitch instead of tagging him a ‘partygoer’ in Paris.

The Brazilian moved to Paris Saint-Germain in 2017 for a world record £198m but has often been pictured at lavish bars and nightclubs in the French capital.

Speaking about being labelled a partygoer, the 29-year-old said he only goes out when he doesn’t have training the next day.

‘I speak of respect because people say: “Ah, Neymar doesn’t take care of himself, Neymar is this, Neymar is that,” he said in an interview with YouTube channel Fui Clear.