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Read more Onazi hopes to replicate Trabzonspor’s form with Super Eagles After fighting off criticism for his recent performances in the national team, Trabzonspor midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has reiterated his commitment to bringing his fine form from the Turkish Super Lig to... Read more Sports Festival: Okowa to reward victorious Team Delta with N229m Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has congratulated Team Delta for emerging victorious yet again in the just concluded 19th National Sports Festival. This is even as the Team is to... Read more Gary Neville ‘certain’ Mourinho will leave Manchester United Gary Neville is “pretty certain” Jose Mourinho will leave Manchester United at the end of the season. Mourinho watched his team fall to a 3-1 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield on... 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Read more Excitement as Team Delta wins National Sports Festival •Buhari Congratulates Okowa Delta State has lifted the trophy for the 19th edition of the National Sports Festival bagging 163 gold medals to beat Rivers State which got 69 gold medals to clinch the... Read more Late Shaqiri double sees Liverpool beat Man Utd to reclaim EPL top spot Xherdan Shaqiri came off the bench to inspire a Liverpool victory over Manchester United that takes them back to the top of the Premier League. Liverpool needed the win after Manchester... Read more Man Utd make worst league start for 28 years after limp Liverpool defeat Jose Mourinho’s side have now conceded more goals after 17 games than they did in the entirety of last season, and are 11 points off the top four Manchester United’s limp... 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