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Nigeria’s Ehwarieme wins world heavyweight boxing title

Nigeria’s Onoriode ‘Godzilla’ Ehwarieme emerged the World Boxing Federation (WBF) Intercontinental heavyweight title champion on Saturday after he defeated his Argentine opponent, Ariel “Chiquito” Baracamonte, at GOtv Boxing Night 20. Ehwarieme secured the title after his combination of vicious blows knocked out Baracamonte in the...

Anthony Joshua consider Nigeria as future bout location

by Georgia Goulding Anthony Joshua has expressed his desire to defend his heavyweight titles in Nigeria after reclaiming his world champion status in his rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr. Since his victory over Ruiz, offers have flooded in for the Briton to stage future fights in...

Brazilian’s value drops by £68.5m in six months amid Real Madrid and Barcelona interest

Neymar‘s transfer value has plummeted dramatically over the last six months, according to CIES Football Observatory. The PSG striker was valued at £175.3m at the start of 2019 but has seen his commanding price dip to between £106.8m-£133.5m since the turn of the year, signalling...

Neymar hints at joining Real Madrid

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar on Sunday left the door open for a potential move to Spanish giants Real Madrid. The world’s most expensive footballer is currently recovering from a foot injury which he suffered on January 23 and has been linked with a return to...

Mixed Martial Arts-Jones retains title, Usman first Africa-born champ

March 3 (Reuters) - UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones cruised to an easy victory over Anthony Smith and Kamaru Usman became the first African-born champion as he defeated Tyrone Woodley for the welterweight title at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Smith lived up...

US to play Ukraine, Nigeria, Qatar at U20 World Cup soccer

The United States was drawn to play Ukraine, Nigeria and Qatar in the Under-20 World Cup in Poland. The U.S. opens Group D play against Ukraine on May 24, then faces Nigeria three days later and Qatar on May 30, according to Sunday’s draw. The...

Anthony Joshua Bout Breaks Madison Square Garden Pre-Sale Record

Anthony Joshua‘s heavyweight world title fight with Jarrell Miller has broken the Madison Square Garden record for highest-grossing pre-sale of a boxing event, though the arena did not reveal the figure. Joshua will defend his WBA Super, IBF, WBO and IBO crowns against Miller on...

Shola Ameobi proffers solution to Arsenal’s poor run

Former Super Eagles forward Shola Ameobi is not likely to turn down any coaching opportunity if it comes his way. Indicators to this effect emerged Wednesday when the former Newcastle legend identified what he believes is responsible for the dwindling fortune of Arsenal, submitting that...

We must work as a team to beat Wikki Tourist, Enyimba’s Chukwuka

Despite having a target of picking the three maximum points away, Enyimba’s duo of Onuwa Chukwuka and Andrew Abalogu have admitted that playing against Wikki Tourist in the North is indeed a tough nut to crack for the Aba Elephants. Today at the Jos Township...

Samuel Kalu – Contending with Ligue 1 Big Boys

After an impressive performance during his time at Gent of Belgium, French side, Bordeaux turned their direction to Samuel Kalu as a replacement for their Brazilian winger, Malcom, who left for Spanish giants, Barcelona at the beginning of the season. The Nigerian prodigy has...
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