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BREAKING: Italy international footballer Davide Astori found dead

Italy international defender Davide Astori died in his hotel room during the night of Saturday to Sunday, his club Fiorentina said on Sunday. “Fiorentina are profoundly shocked to have to announce the death of captain Davide Astori after a sudden illness,” the Serie A club said on Twitter. The 31-year-old, who leaves behind a two-year-old

Nigerian Arsenal Fans To Cheer Players In New Emirates Deal

Nigerian Sports lovers, particularly the Arsenal fans can now cheers their favorite Arsenal players by putting on the new shirt signed off recently. The duo of Emirate Airline and Arsenal Football club announced a new sponsorship deal today with the shirt partnership. The sponsorship which is the largest ever signed by the club and one

Winter Olympics: Last place feels like gold medal, says Ghanaian athlete

Ghana’s Akwasi Frimpong finished last in his Olympic debut but was a smash-hit nonetheless with his plucky efforts in the crackpot sliding sport of skeleton on Friday. The 32-year-old, who spent two years selling vacuum cleaners door-to-door to finance his unlikely journey to Pyeongchang, now can’t wait to take a deserved break and go lie

Winter Olympics: Buhari Extends Wishes As Nigeria Makes Debut…Elegbeleye, Others Cheer Team Nigeria

To serve as moral booster and show of patriotism, President Muhammadu Buhari has on Friday extended his best wishes to Team Nigeria as it begins its historic appearance at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. President Buhari’s goodwill message was contained in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President

Ex-NFF spokesperson Austin Mgbolu is dead

Few weeks after the death of a former board member of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Deji Tinubu, the football family has lost another patriot, Austin Mgbolu. Mr. Mgbolu was a former spokesperson for the NFF. Mr. Mgbolu, who served as public relations officer of then NFA between 1993 and 2001 reportedly died from complications