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Andriy Shevchenko

Ukraine coach praises Super Eagles

The Yellow Men found the going tough against the Super Eagles and from the fourth minute to the 75th minute stared defeat in the face but two late goals rescued a draw for the hosts, following which Ukraine’s manager revealed his respect to the Nigeria side.
Ukraine head coach Andriy Shevchenko has admitted that Nigeria’s Super Eagles were a tougher opponent than Lithuania after Tuesday’s international friendly which ended 2-2 draw at the Dnipro Arena.

Andriy Shevchenko: Nigeria were tougher than Lithuania

Ukraine head coach Andriy Shevchenko has admitted that Nigeria’s Super Eagles were a tougher opponent than Lithuania after Tuesday’s international friendly which ended 2-2 draw at the Dnipro Arena.
Andriy Shevchenko

Andriy Shevchenko: We picked valuable lessons in draw against Super Eagles

Ukraine head coach Andriy Shevchenko says his team learnt valuable lessons from Tuesday night 2-2 draw against Nigeria in their friendly encounter at the Dnipro Arena.
Cristiano Ronaldo was at the peak of his powers once again last night on the international stage.

Cristiano Ronaldo scores four times as Portugal rout Lithuania 5-1

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo took his international tally to 93 goals when he scored four times on Tuesday.
Andriy Shevchenko

Andriy Shevchenko: Physically strong Super Eagles will be difficult to beat

Ukraine head coach Andriy Shevchenko is expecting a difficult game against the Super Eagles of Nigeria in today’s (Tuesday) friendly encounter at the Dnipro Arena.

WHO: Men are more likely to commit suicide

Nearly 800,000 people commit suicide each year — more than those killed by war and homicide or breast cancer, the World Health Organization said Monday, urging action to avert the tragedies.
Ukraine head coach Andriy Shevchenko has named Manchester City defender Oleksandr Zinchenko and West Ham United’s Andriy Yarmolenko in his squad for his next month’s friendly encounter against the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the Dnipro Arena in Kyiv.

Andriy Shevchenko throws open Ukraine training session to media, fans

Ukraine would allow fans and the media watch its training session this morning before they file out against Nigeria’s Super Eagles for the September 10 international friendly at the Dnipro Arena.
Andriy Shevchenko

Ukraine coach Andriy Shevchenko to make changes in friendly against Super Eagles

Ukraine head coach Andriy Shevchenko has stated that he will make changes in his starting line-up from the set that defeated Lithuania 3-0 for the international friendly encounter against the Super Eagles.
Ukraine have confirmed that Celtic defender Marian Shved won’t be available for Ukraine when they face Nigeria’s Super Eagles at the Dnipro Arena in an international friendly next Tuesday.

Ukraine defender Marian Shved out of Eagles friendly

Ukraine have confirmed that Celtic defender Marian Shved won’t be available for Ukraine when they face Nigeria’s Super Eagles at the Dnipro Arena in an international friendly next Tuesday.
Andriy Shevchenko

Friendly: Ukraine draw battle line with Nigeria

Andriy Shevchenko, coach of Ukrainian national football team has called up twenty-four players for the international friendly against Nigeria and the upcoming European Championship qualifier against Lithuania.
Ukraine head coach Andriy Shevchenko has named Manchester City defender Oleksandr Zinchenko and West Ham United’s Andriy Yarmolenko in his squad for his next month’s friendly encounter against the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the Dnipro Arena in Kyiv.

Ukraine coach names Manchester City, West Ham stars in squad for Super Eagles friendly

Ukraine head coach Andriy Shevchenko has named Manchester City defender Oleksandr Zinchenko and West Ham United’s Andriy Yarmolenko in his squad for his next month’s friendly encounter against the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the Dnipro Arena in Kyiv.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Ukrainian FA confirms Super Eagles friendly for Dnipro Arena

The Ukrainian Association of Football (UAF) has confirmed that the international friendly match between it’s national team and the Super Eagles of Nigeria will be played at the Dnipro Arena on Tuesday, September 10.
Chikeluba Ofoedu has taken his Israeli top flight team Maccabi Tel Aviv to the top of the league after he scored a brace to lead them to 4-0 thrashing over Hapoel Hadera.

Europa League: Nigerian striker Chikeluba Ofoedu gives Maccabi lifeline

Nigerian striker Chikeluba Ofoedu has bounced back from a niggling injury and his return has proved vital for his Israeli club, Maccabi Tel Aviv.

Serbia sack Mladen Krstajic after Ukraine humiliation

Serbia sacked head coach Mladen Krstajic following their humiliating loss to Ukraine in Euro 2020 qualifying.
Marcelo Djalo

AFCON: Marcelo Djalo tops Guinea-Bissau’s 29-man provisional squad

Fulham defender Marcelo Djalo has been named in Guinea-Bissau's 29-man provisional squad for this month's Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Track & Field Athletics

IAAF World Relays: Team Nigeria begin campaign with 4x400m relay

Team Nigeria will be aiming for glory as the heat event of the women’s 4X400metre begins today at the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 in Japan.
Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with his Estonian counterpart Kersti Kaljulaid at the Kremlin in Moscow on April 18, 2019. (Photo by Alexander NEMENOV - POOL - AFP)

Estonia president holds first meeting with Vladimir Putin in years

Estonia’s president met Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin here Thursday for talks on trade and global relations, during the first such Russian visit in eight years.
The number of measles cases is projected to increase further in Lithuania as people have lost their collective immunity to this highly contagious viral disease.

Measles outbreak: No signs of abating in Lithuania – official

The number of measles cases is projected to increase further in Lithuania as people have lost their collective immunity to this highly contagious viral disease.

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A force of over 160 firefighters on Sunday battled to contain a large fire near Athens blazing for a second day amid gale force winds, officials said.
Confederation cup campaigners Rangers international on Saturday in Libreville got a consolation goal that will no doubt be a plus ahead of the return leg tie against AS Pelican of Gabon.

CafCC: Rangers optimistic of qualification despite Libreville defeat

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30 kidnap victims including 12 children freed in Katsina

Thirty kidnap victims including 12 children and 18 women have been freed from their captivity by armed bandits in Katsina State.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Ex-AGF: Why former President Jonathan refused to sack 3 Northern governors over Boko Haram

The real reason why the former president, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in the three northern states of Adamawa, Yobe and Borno State without removing the governors and the local government chairman has now been made public by the former Attorney General, Mohammed Adoke.
Britain’s Tyson Fury overcame an early cut over his right eye to win a majority decision against his gutsy Swedish opponent Otto Wallin in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Tyson Fury survives severe cut to outpoint Sweden’s Wallin

Undefeated British heavyweight Tyson Fury shook off a left hook to the temple that left him bloodied and bruised before battling to a unanimous points win over Sweden’s Otto Wallin Saturday.