Nigeria beat Tunisia 1-0 to win 2019 AFCON bronze medal/newsheadline247
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FIFA Ranking: Nigeria moves by 4 spots, now world 31st, retains 3rd position in Africa

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up by four spots in the November ranking to place 31st on the ranking table. In the ranking table on the website of the world football governing body, FIFA, Nigeria garnered 1493 points as against 1481 points gotten in October. The movement still helped the Super Eagles retain the third Read more

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Zappa School, College of Commerce qualify for 2019 Zenith Bank Delta Principals’ Cup final

Zappa Mixed Secondary School, Asaba and College of Commerce, Warri yesterday emerged as the two finalists for the 2019 Zenith Bank/Delta Principals’ Cup football competition. In one of the semifinals matches decided at the Kwale centre, it was a crunch encounter, which saw Zappa Mixed Secondary School Asaba pip Destiny International School, Ughelli, 1-0. The Read more

newsheadline247.com/Zenith Bank/NFF future Eagles put Hungary to the sword at the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil
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Zenith Bank/NFF future Eagles put Hungary to the sword at the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil

Almost all the impact players for the Golden Eaglets in Saturday night’s 4-2 defeat of Hungary in the opening match of the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup tournament in Brazil are products of the annual Zenith Bank/NFF Future Eagles Championships, including the goal scorers. The competition, sponsored by NFF’s partner, Zenith Bank Plc, was launched Read more

Ronaldo, Van Dijk, Mbappe, others nominated for Ballon d’Or/newsheadline247.com/sports
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Ronaldo, Van Dijk, Mbappe, others nominated for Ballon d’Or

Cristiano Ronaldo may be on the verge of securing a sixth Ballon d’Or after the Juventus and Portugal ace forward was yesterday among the names nominated for this year’s award, reports thenational.ae. Premier League stars including Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero, Liverpool forward Sadio Mane and Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris were among the first Read more

Neymar limps off as Brazil draw with Eagles/newsheadline247.co
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Neymar limps off as Brazil draw with Eagles

Neymar’s return to Champions League action may be delayed after the Paris Saint-Germain forward limped off after just 12 minutes of Brazil’s friendly against Nigeria on Sunday. The 27-year-old, who played the full 90 minutes against Senegal on Thursday, clutched his hamstring after eight minutes and was replaced by Philippe Coutinho shortly after. Neymar, who Read more