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    Osimhen completes £74m move to Napoli

Osimhen completes £74m move to Napoli

Victor Osimhen, Super Eagles forward, has joined Napoli, a top club in Italy, on a five-year deal. The 21-year-old striker linked up with the Serie A side from Lille, a French Ligue 1 club, for a deal worth £74 million, according to Daily Mail. Aurelio De Laurentiis, Napoli president, announced Osimhen’s

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    Osimhen named best African player in Ligue 1

Osimhen named best African player in Ligue 1

Victor Osimhen, Super Eagles forward, has won the 2019/20 Marc Vivien Foe prize — an annual award in France recognising the best African player in Ligue 1. The 21-year-old talented footballer was named winner of this year’s prize on Monday, less than a month after he was voted Lille’s player of

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    Osimhen voted Lille’s player of the season

Osimhen voted Lille’s player of the season

Victor Osimhen, Super Eagles forward, has been voted Lille’s player of the season after his impressive performance for the French club. The club took to its official website to announce the winner and runner-ups on Tuesday. The 21-year-old Nigerian international beat Benjamin André and Renato Sanches, who took the second

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    ‘Harry Kane must leave for him’ – Osimhen’s agent gives Mourinho condition

‘Harry Kane must leave for him’ – Osimhen’s agent gives Mourinho condition

Ariyo Igbayilola, agent of Victor Osimhen, Super Eagles forward, says he has given Jose Mourinho, coach of Tottenham Hotspur, one condition if he’s willing to sign his client. In an interview with TheCable, Igbayilola said he told the 57-year-old Portuguese gaffer that Osimhen can only join the London club on

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    Some ex-Eagles coaches served as players’ managers, says Odemwingie

Some ex-Eagles coaches served as players’ managers, says Odemwingie

Osaze Odemwingie, retired Super Eagles forward, says some former coaches of the country’s national team were involved in player management. The 38-year-old was speaking on the back of the recent spate of allegations against coaches who had allegedly asked players for bribe before featuring them in the national team. In

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    PSG crowned Ligue 1 champions as COVID-19 ends French football season (updated)

PSG crowned Ligue 1 champions as COVID-19 ends French football season (updated)

Paris Saint Germain (PSG) have been crowned French Ligue 1 champions after the government’s decision to cancel the remainder of the season due to the COVID-19 crisis. Edouard Philippe, France prime minister, had on Tuesday announced that football activities will not be returning until at least September, which made it impossible

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    COVID-19: Ligue 1 season over as French PM bans sports until September

COVID-19: Ligue 1 season over as French PM bans sports until September

Edouard Philippe, prime minister of France, says there will be no professional football in the country until at least September due to the coronavirus pandemic. Philippe spoke on Tuesday at the national assembly while unveiling France’s plans to exit social distancing. “The big sporting affairs cannot occur before September,” he

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    It’ll be difficult to fill Ighalo’s shoes, says Osimhen

It’ll be difficult to fill Ighalo’s shoes, says Osimhen

Victor Osimhen, Super Eagles forward, says it will be difficult to fill Odion Ighalo’s shoes in the national team. Ighalo retired from international football after featuring for the Eagles at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt, after emerging the highest goal scorer with five goals. Osimhen, who

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    Super Eagles’ Bryan Idowu to face Ronaldo in ‘tough’ UCL group

Super Eagles’ Bryan Idowu to face Ronaldo in ‘tough’ UCL group

Super Eagles and Lille forward, Victor Osimhen, will be facing Chelsea, Ajax and Valencia in the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League as his club was drawn in the group H. Bryan Idowu’s Lokomotiv Moscow is in group D alongside Juventus, Atletico Madrid and Bayer Leverkusen. Idowu will be taking on Cristiano

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    Osimhen pens five-year deal with Enyeama’s former club, Lille

Osimhen pens five-year deal with Enyeama’s former club, Lille

Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen, has signed a five-year deal with Vincent Enyeama’s former club, Lille of France. Osimhen moved from Sporting Charleroi of Belgium to Lille in a deal worth €12 million plus €3 million add-ons. The 20-year old whose contract runs till 2024 will wear the number 7

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    ‘Do something big’ — Enyeama’s message to African teams going to World Cup

‘Do something big’ — Enyeama’s message to African teams going to World Cup

Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has urged African teams to excel at the 2018 World Cup. He posted the message on Twitter shortly after the Super Eagles pipped Poland 1-0 on Friday night. Despite their lackluster performance in the last World Cup, the former Eagles goalkeeper believes that African sides have

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    Injury ends Enyeama’s season

Injury ends Enyeama’s season

Vincent Enyeama, Lille FC goalkeeper, has been ruled out for the rest of the season after sustaining a knee injury. Enyeama, who joined Lille in June 2011, will not feature for the club again this season. “Vincent Enyeama will be out for the rest of the season. #CourageVincent,” Lille tweeted

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    Odemwingie joins Indonesian side, Madura United

Odemwingie joins Indonesian side, Madura United

Peter Osaze Odemwingie has joined Indonesia club, Madura United FC. The striker was on Monday unveiled in Jakarta. Coach Haruna Soemitro, during the unveiling ceremony, expressed his delight at signing the Nigerian. Odemwingie will wear jersey no. 24 during his spell with the Sape Kerrab Warriors. He last played for

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    Enyeama makes Ligue 1 team of the week

Enyeama makes Ligue 1 team of the week

Vincent Enyeama, former skipper of the Super Eagles, has been named in France’s Ligue 1 team of the week. According to whoscored.com , Angel Di Maria of PSG and Alexandre Lacazette of Lyon are also on the list which was published Thursday. Other players included are Bordeaux’s duo of Jaroslav Plasil

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    Enyeama named among Ligue 1’s top African footballers of the week

Enyeama named among Ligue 1’s top African footballers of the week

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has been named as one of the top five African Players of the Week in the French Ligue 1. According to the list ,published by France Football on Monday, Enyeama is the third of the lot. His selection is as a result of his

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With €1.8M annually, Enyeama is fifth highest paid African French Ligue 1 player

‎Nigerias most capped International player, former goalkeeper and captain Vincent Enyeama is the fifth highest paid African footballer in the French Ligue 1. Reputable French Sports daily L’Equipe came up with a list of the salaries of the French League players and Enyeama is the fifth highest paid African in the

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