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Alleged Rape | Ghanaian Football Star Jailed In Sweden

A Ghanaian football player in Gävle, Sweden, has been sentenced to two years in prison for raping and assaulting his wife.

 A Swedish court today sentenced a Ghanaian football player in Sweden's second division to two years in prison for raping and beating his then wife.

 After serving his sentence, 22-year-old Kwame Bonsu, who played for the Gefle IF club, will be expelled from the Scandinavian country where he has lived since 2013, Gävle District Court said.

Nigeria | Rohr Not Under Pressure To Select Players Against Bafana Bafana

Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, says he is not under pressure to field players for tomorrow's Africa Cup of Nations, Afcons, qualifier against Bafana Bafana of South Africa. 

Rohr made this statement while briefing sports journalists during a pre-match briefing on the Super Eagles’ preparedness for the tournament. 

He said there is no pressure on me to field any player because the team is blessed with good and credible players who are ready to give their all for the country.

French Open 2017 | Teenager Jelena Ostapenko Upset Caroline Wozniacki To Reach Semi

Unseeded Latvian Jelena Ostapenko hit back from losing the first set to former world number one Caroline Wozniacki to complete a shock 4-6 6-2 6-2 win in their rain-hit quarter-final on Suzanne-Lenglen.

Teenager Ostapenko had trailed 2-1 in the final set when the pair resumed after a second rain delay, but ripped through the Dane's defences by reeling off five straight games to reach her first Grand Slam semi-final.

Juventus vs Real Madrid Preview | All You Need To Know

This is the 19th encounter between Juventus and Real Madrid – all in the European Cup/Champions League, making this the second-most played fixture in the history of Europe’s premier club competition after Bayern Munich v Real Madrid (24).

The head-to-head record between Juventus and Real Madrid is perfectly balanced, with eight wins each and two draws. However, their only meeting in the final saw Real Madrid win 1-0 in 1998 thanks to a Pedrag Mijatovic goal.

Paper Talk | Ola Aina To Leave Chelsea, Wenger To Sign New Deal, Pep Edge Mourinho

Chelsea are set for a frantic summer as they bid to defend their Premier League title and it will be sparked by Diego Costa. Meanwhile Arsene Wenger is likely to stay with Arsenal. It's Monday's Paper Round.

Costa to spark frantic Chelsea summer

Formula One | Vettel Is Ferrari's Number One Says Hamilton

British super star Lewis Hamilton has a strong believe that Ferrari has made Vettel their number one.

Vettel won the Monaco Grand Prix after Ferrari's pit-stop strategy helped him beat team-mate Kimi Raikkonen.

Hamilton said: "It's very clear Ferrari have chosen their number one driver and are pushing everything to make sure Sebastian will maximise his points.

"It is very hard for the leading car to get jumped unless the team decide to favour the other car."

Europa League | Manchester United Win Missing Trophy

Red Devils eased past Ajax 2-0 to win the Europa League title and progress to next season’s Champions League on an emotional night in Stockholm.

Paul Pogba’s deflected effort and Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s improvised finish proved the difference as United collected their second trophy of the season following their League Cup triumph in February.

Frank Peters Tourney | Clique Sports Run Riot On Kakura Fc, Pacers United Win 5-Goal Thriller

Super Football fan and investor Frank Peters as kicked off a Frank Peters Scouting invitational tournament at the popular Onikan stadium in Lagos. The teams competing in the tourney are local rivals as the organisers aim to bring out the best from the tourney.

Local rivals, community rivals and city rivals have been pitched together to get the best out of the teams and players. 

Musa, Mikel Set To Arrive Eagles Camp Today

Super Eagles vice-captain Ahmed Musa will join the Super Eagles training camp in Ajaccio today, same as Portugal-based midfielder Mikel Agu, who missed his flight to France yesterday. 

“Ahmed Musa is right now in Paris, he will join us shortly.” 

Golf | Woods Has No Plan To Retire

Former Golf number one Woods may be in the midst of yet another lengthy recovery from his fourth back surgery but the former world number one said on Wednesday he now felt better than he had in years and had no plans to retire from competitive golf.

The surgery Woods had in April has a typical recovery time of six months and, while he still has very limited mobility, the 41-year-old American was firm in his resolve that he will again compete with the world's best golfers.

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Nigerian News

100 Players To Compete For Lagos State Table Tennis Association Quarterly Champ   

A total of one hundred table tennis players will jostle for positions and placement in a quarterly trials which would begin today at the sportshall of Mobolaji Johnson, Rowe Park, Yaba.

The table tennis players comprises of sixty male and forty female players.

 

FIFA 'Mafia' Behind My Ban Says Amos Adamu   

Amos Adamu has slammed the FIFA mafia for his increased football ban globally. Amos thinks he's suffering from the fall out with the recent cabal that allegations forced out of FIFA

 

NPFL Match Day 12: Top Five Goal Scorers    

Stephen Odey of MFM FC still leads the top goal scorers table after matchday 12 with 7 goals while Mbaoma and Samuel are jointly closely behind with 6 goals each.

 

Bash Ali Sues Sports Minister, Demands For N1b For Damages   

It ought to have been a meeting where Nigeria's record aiming boxer Bash Ali would have cemented a plan with the Minister for sports to promote his proposed World Guniess book of record match but it turned to a fight between him and the minister's security aides and it has grown to a

 

Good Gesture! Super Eagles Defender Kenneth Omeruo Donates N2M To Sick Coach Kelechi Emetole   

Kenneth Omeruo has showed his cheerful character outside the football pitch as the defender kindly donated N2M to Coach Kelechi Emetole who needs a total of $11,000 for cancer of the throat treatment in India.
 
Kelechi Emetole

 

NPFL Match Day 11: Ten Things Fans Said   

It seems the fans are happy with the way the NPFL is progressing. Here are a few comments from the fans after match day 11:
 
Fans Talk

 

How Much Will It Cost You To Watch An NPFL Match On A V.I.P. Sit?   

According to a fan it will only cost you N500 to watch a match in Kano on the V.I.P stand, isn't that amazing. It will probably cost you from about N300,000 to be on the V.I.P. stand in any of Europe's top five leagues, we will get there....
 

 

NPFL: Match Day 11 Results   

NPFL Match day 11 results:

Rangers 1-0 ABS
Katsina 2-1 MFM 
Remo 1-1 Pillars
Enyimba 0-0 3SC
Plateau 0-0 Lobi
Gombe 2-0 FCIU
Abia Warriors 1-0 Tornadoes
El-Kanemi 3-1 Sunshine
Wikki 0-0 Rivers

 

Victor Moses Extends Chelsea Contract   

Super Eagles winger Victor Moses has extended his contract with English Premiership side Chelsea after a brilliant campaign under Italian coach Antonio Conte.

 

Victor Moses Aiming For Better Goal Scoring Form Return   

Super Eagles star and Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses is currently enjoying the best form of his career but the Nigerian admits he needs to take more of his goal-scoring opportunities after he was rewarded with a two-year contract extension earlier this week.

 

Amos Adamu Banned By FIFA For Two More Years   

Fifa, on Tuesday, placed a two-year suspension on its former executive committee member Amos Adamu after investigation into a proceeding opening against him last year.

 

EPL, LA LIGA, SERIE A

Serie A: Five Things We Learned   

Juventus conceded their first league draw in over a year amid rumours that coach Massimiliano Allegri is on his way to Arsenal, but Roma are still heading for a podium place.

 

Alaves vs Sevilla Preview: All You Need To Know   

Venue: Estadio Mendizorroza

Time: 7:45pm

Referee: Daniel Trujillo (Spain)

Date: 06/03/17

 

West Ham vs Chelsea Preview: All You Need To Know   

Venue: Olympic Stadium

Referee: Andre Marriner (England)

Match Facts, Head to Head & Stats:

 

Sunderland vs Manchester City: All You Need To Know   

Match Venue: Stadium of Light

Referee: Martin Atkinson (England)

Match Facts, Head to Head & Stats:

 

Tottenham vs Everton: All You Need To Know   

Match Venue: White Hart Lane

Referee: Michael Oliver (England)

Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats:

 

Super Messi runs Riot On Celta de Vigo   

Enrique's Barcelona returned to the top of La Liga with a thumping 5-0 win over Celta Vigo, with Lionel Messi and Neymar at their peak.

 

Eibar 1-4 Real Madrid: Benzema's Double Inspires Los Blancos   

Karim Benzema inspired Real Madrid to a comprehensive 4-1 win over Eibar, putting Zinedine Zidane’s side top of La Liga - at least until Barcelona play later this evening.

 

Barcelona vs Celta de Vigo: All You Need To Know   

Match Venue: Camp Nou

Referee: Jesus Gil (Spain)

Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats

 

Liverpool vs Arsenal: All You Need To Know   

Venue: Anfield

Referee: Robert Madley (England)

Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats

 

Manchester United 1-1 Bournemouth: Mourinho's Men Look Destined For 6th Position As Zlatan's Penalty Gets Saved   

Rojo scored for Mourinho's men, Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a penalty saved and somehow avoided a red card as Manchester United drew 1-1 at home to 10-man Bournemouth as the Red Devils looke

 

Leicester vs Hull: Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats   

This is the fourth Premier League meeting between the teams, with both sides claiming one victory each in the three previous games (D1).

 

Manchester United vs Bournemouth: All You Need To Know   

Match venue: Old Trafford

Referee: Kevin Friend (England)

Stats, Head to Head & Match Facts