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350,000 Protesters Flood Barcelona for Separatist ‘Freedom’ Rally

350,000 Protesters Flood Barcelona for Separatist ‘Freedom’ Rally

Sport October 27, 2019 at 6:09 am 0 comments

 
Around 350,000 people rallied in downtown Barcelona on Saturday, turning the streets into a sea of independence flags in the latest mass protest against Spain’s jailing of nine separatist leaders.
The turnout figure was given by the local police as vast

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Asisat Oshoala on song as Barcelona women thrash Madrid

Asisat Oshoala on song as Barcelona women thrash Madrid

Sport October 26, 2019 at 8:10 pm 0 comments

Asisat Oshoala was on song Saturday as she inspired FC Barcelona Femeni to thrash Madrid Femenino 4-0 in their Primera Division league, scoring twice.
Oshoala scored in the 43rd minute in the first half and a minute after the resumption of the second half, she scored again.
Her teammate Jennifer

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Stephen Odey scores as Liverpool run riot in Belgium

Stephen Odey scores as Liverpool run riot in Belgium

Sport October 23, 2019 at 11:08 pm 0 comments

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain struck two long-range goals – his first strikes since April 2018 – to put the Reds into a two-goal lead.
Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah further added to the scoreline, though Genk had something to cheer when Nigerian striker Stephen Odey grabbed a late consolation.
Liverpool now sit

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Chukwueze to battle Felix, & 8 others for Kopa Trophy Award

Chukwueze to battle Felix, & 8 others for Kopa Trophy Award

Sport October 22, 2019 at 11:25 am 0 comments

Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze will battle Atletico Madrid’s Joao Felix, Jason Sancho of Borussia Dortmund, Arsenal’s Matteo Guendouzi, Vicinus Jr of Real Madrid and five others for the Ballon d’Or award for the best U21 player of the year.
The 20-year-old Umuahia-born who has scored two goals in eight

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Complete Ballon d’Or 30-Man Shortlist Revealed

Complete Ballon d’Or 30-Man Shortlist Revealed

Sport October 21, 2019 at 11:02 pm 0 comments

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk lead the 30 nominees for the 2019 Ballon d’Or as they contest the crown of best player in the world.
As many as six Liverpool players are included in the list while PSG star Neymar has been completely omitted from the 30-man

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Another Nigerian wants Super Eagles call up

Another Nigerian wants Super Eagles call up

Sport October 19, 2019 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

Another Nigerian Leke James wants Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr to call him up for next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin Republic and Sierra Leone.
The 26-year-old Molde FC forward has been an impressive form for the Ole Gunnar Solksjaer’s former side this season after finding

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