Dortmund warn Arsenal: Meet our demands or we won’t sell Aubameyang

Talks are dragging over a deal for the Gabon star and the German club have warned that their price will not be driven down. Dortmund have told Arsenal that they must pay the fee they’re demanding or Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will not be moving to the Premier League. Arsene Wenger has admitted that he would like the Gabon international attacker to fill the void left by Alexis Sanchez’s departure although no deal has been agreed with the Bundesliga side thus far. Aubameyang was included in the starting XI to face Freiburg…

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Iheanacho scores brace in Leicester’s 5-1 win

Leicester City defeats Peterborough United 5-1 as Kelechi Iheanacho has scored a back-to-back brace as his fellow Nigerian Wilfred Ndidi on target in the Emirate FA Cup win at ABAX Stadium on Saturday early kick-off. Fousseni Diabate opens the floodgate on his Foxes debut before Iheanacho score twice and Peterborough pull one back, that’s the first goal the Foxes have conceded in 2018, new signing gets his second of the tie as substitute Ndidi complete the rout with Premier League outfit move to the next round of the competitions. First…

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Sadiq Umar joins NAC Breda on loan from Roma

Sadiq Umar scored four goals at the Rio Olympics in 2016, helping Nigeria win the bronze medal. Dutch club NAC Breda have signed Nigeria Olympic striker Sadiq Umar on loan until the end of the season. The tall forward arrives from Italy’s AS Roma, who Umar joined in July 2015 from second tier side Spezia Calcio. NAC Breda have the option to sign Umar, 20, for an additional season at the end of the loan period. “Sadiq (Umar) is a very talented player who has already played at the top…

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…as FG hires Swedish coach Dennerby for Super Falcons

Nigeria has appointed Swedish national Thomas Dennerby as head coach of its national female soccer team, the Super Falcons, an official confirmed on Friday. Vice-president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Shehu Dikko, said Dennerby, who is yet to be presented publicly to Nigerians, was considered for three reasons. “First is to sustain and enhance the Super Falcons’ dominance on the African scene; then, it is to take the Super Falcons and the other women teams to the next level of challenging for laurels at global competitions like the Olympics and…

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South Africa suffer obliteration as Falconets qualify for World Cup

Nigeria have qualified for the 2018 Fifa U-20 Women’s World Cup after they annihiliated visitors South Africa 6-0 in their second leg, third round clash at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium on Saturday. Rasheedat Ajibade became joint leading scorer in African U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifying tournament with 10 goals alongside Ghana’s Priscilla Adubea. Christopher Danjuma’s ladies scored four goals in the space of the 26 minutes and led 5-0 after only 32 minutes, then struck once in the second half to qualify 8-0 on aggregate. Gift Monday set the ball…

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