Category : Sports

Sports / Other Sports - 2019-08-23 21:45:32

‘Premier League Title Race Is Not Between Liverpool & Man City’- Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp insists the Premier League title race will not be solely between Liverpool and Manchester City, and says he sees no advantage in playing before the champions. Liverpool welcome Arsenal to Anfield on Saturday evening, while City travel to Bournemouth on Sunday afternoon. Both matches will be shown live on Sky Sports. City pipped the Reds to the title by just a point last season, but asked whether it is too soon to benefit from kicking off before Pep Guardiola’s men this weekend, Klopp told Sky Sports News: “February is too early for that! “I don’t care, to be honest. Last year in the last part of the season, we thought a little bit about it, but they were not really influenced by it and we weren’t really influenced. “The more important thing for me is it’s not a two-horse race. If it was, we don’t even know if we would be the second horse. “We have to show a lot again. It was the first time last year that we played a season like this – how can we take for granted that we will play like this again? “There must be some space for us to improve. Nobody cares who plays first at the moment.” The post ‘Premier League Title Race Is Not Between Liverpool & Man City’- Jurgen Klopp appeared...

Sports / Other Sports - 2019-08-23 21:21:35

Egypt beat Nigeria to gold, Tokyo ticket in women

The comeback of the Nigeria women table tennis team was thwarted by Dina Meshref as Egypt beat Nigeria to the gold medal and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games ticket in the team event of the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco. The Nigerian ladies were down 2-0 but spirited efforts from Edem Offiong and Olufunke Oshonaike to put the match beyond the Egyptians were thwarted by Dina Meshref in the fifth match for Egypt to win at 3-2. An excited Meshref said: ” We are so excited winning the gold medal and most especially qualifying for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan. Read Also: Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Oshoala, Ordega, Okobi 3 others pull out “We really prepared for this match and we knew it was going to be tough even when we were leading 2-0. We had thought we could the match at 3-0 but we had to fight till the end. Nigeria team is not a pushover and we prepared very well for this kind of match because we had expected it. I am so happy that we have now secured our place in Tokyo.”

Sports / Other Sports - 2019-08-23 19:37:49

TRANSFER NEWS!! See What Mustafi’s Father Is Saying About Player Leaving Arsenal

Shkodran Mustafi’s father and agent, Kuhtim, has admitted he is working on a move away from Arsenal, the UK Mirror reports. The German defender has not been involved in the Gunners’ first two matches of the season and has been told to find a new club by manager Unai Emery. Mustafi has until September 2 to complete a move to a foreign club, with Emery also advising Mohamed Elneny to move on. The former Valencia defender has another two years remaining on his current contract, but his father Kujtim suggests a move is on the cards. “Shkodran had a great time with Arsenal. We still have a contract for two years and can imagine to stay in London. “However the best for both sides is probably to work on a transfer. But for that it also needs market-driven transfer-fees,” he said in a statement. The post TRANSFER NEWS!! See What Mustafi’s Father Is Saying About Player Leaving Arsenal appeared first on Naijaloaded | Nigeria's Most Visited Music & Entertainment Website.

Sports / Other Sports - 2019-08-23 19:28:19

Ndidi enrolls in University dreams big for young players

& Super Eagles and Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is looking forward to seeing more Nigerian young players effectively combine football with academics. Ndidi who recently enrolled with De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester City to study Business Management said the study will put him in better position to help young Nigerians who are ready to joggle football career with academics. The former Genk ace expressed delight at finally getting the opportunity to pursue a management course without affecting his playing career. Wilfred Ndidi front roll happy to learn new things “I was really happy when DMU staff said I could study here,” he said. “I wanted to do this course because growing up in Nigeria we didn’t really have the opportunity to actually go to school “It’s a personal thing for me that I want to do, to expand myself and learn new things,” he said in an interview with the school. The school enrollment according to the 22 year old who has become a must play at the King Power Stadium expressed satisfaction with the cooperation he is getting from the teaching staff of the institution, while noting that his enrollment has given room for  more fruitful use of his spare time. “Instead of sitting at home after training I come to DMU for my classes. The teache...

Sports / Other Sports - 2019-08-23 19:16:29

THIS IS GOOD! Super Eagles Star Ndidi Studying Business, Management In De Montfort University

Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, has expressed his joy at studying business management at De Montfort University, Leicester. The 22-year-old made the disclosure in an interview with the school. “I was really happy when DMU staff said I could study here,” he said. “I wanted to do this course because growing up in Nigeria we didn’t really have the opportunity to actually go to school. “It’s a personal thing for me that I want to do, to expand myself and learn new things.” The business and management course fits around the international footballer’s busy training schedule. He continued: “Instead of sitting at home after training I come to DMU for my classes. “The teachers have been amazing, they really try and help me understand. Rather than just reading books they take time to explain things to me and they are also very understanding about my schedule with training.” Wilfred Ndidi says that he hopes he can use his degree to help young Nigerian when they need help balancing football and education. Ndidi moved to England when he signed for Leicester from Belgian side K.R.C. Genk in 2017 and has aspired to study ever since. The midfielder has enjoyed a memorable year, getting married to his long-term girlfriend in May before heading to Egypt in June to play in the Africa Cup o...

Sports / Other Sports - 2019-08-23 19:04:43

Minister pledges rehabilitation of Abuja National Stadium

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has pledged to ensure the urgent rehabilitation of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja in line with international best practice. The minister made the pledge on Friday in Abuja when he inspected facilities at the stadium. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the minister inspected the main bowl, Velodrome, Media VIP center, Power house, Medical office, Technical building, dressing room among others. He said he was impressed with some of the facilities but noted the urgent need for the rehabilitation of the main bowl, especially the football pitch which is in a deplorable state. Dare stressed the need to come up with innovative ways to fund and maintain the facilities while hinting on plans to privatise the pitch-side perimeter boards advertising like its done in developed countries. “We are going to be innovative to see how we can get extra funding, and how we can privatise the football pitch (Pitch-side Perimeter advertising boards). Read Also: Veteran Journalist Sunday Dare is new sports minister “I don’t want to put a timeline, but it’s sufficient to say that is right at the top of our agenda, “Because we know it’s taking sometime and Nigerians are interested to See Super Eagles play in Abuja, the stadium will be...

Sports / Other Sports - 2019-08-23 19:01:08

[Retro Highlight] Liverpool 4 – 4 Arsenal (Watch Here)

Liverpool’s title hopes suffered a setback as they played out an astonishing 4-4 draw with Arsenal at Anfield. Andrey Arshavin netted all four of Arsenal’s goals in a topsy-turvy encounter and looked to have secured victory with a fantastic breakaway effort with moments to go, but there was still time for Yossi Benayoun to snatch a point for Liverpool and send them, temporarily at least, back to the top of the Premier League table. This match will never be forgotten by football fans Watch the Highlight below:- DOWNLOAD VIDEO The post [Retro Highlight] Liverpool 4 – 4 Arsenal (Watch Here) appeared first on Naijaloaded | Nigeria's Most Visited Music & Entertainment Website.

Sports / Other Sports - 2019-08-23 18:33:54

‘Gareth Bale Must Show He Is Great Again’- Real Madrid Boss Zidane

Wales forward Gareth Bale will stay at Real Madrid this season but must now prove he is a “great player”, says boss Zinedine Zidane. Bale was expected to leave in the summer with Zidane saying it would be a “good thing for everyone”, before Real blocked a move to China. The 30-year-old was then a surprise starter in Real’s opening La Liga win against Celta Vigo last Saturday. “What has changed is that the player is going to stay,” said Zidane. The Frenchman is without new signing Eden Hazard after the Belgium forward sustained a thigh injury in training last week, while winger Marco Asensio is a long-term absentee. Zidane said he was impressed with Bale’s overall performance in the 3-1 win over Celta Vigo and commented that his “level defensively was very high”. “The important thing is the player wants to stay,” he added. “It’s true that a lot was said about him, by me as well, but he is going to stay. “He is a great player, he has shown that before and he has to show it again. He has to be the player we know that he is.” The post ‘Gareth Bale Must Show He Is Great Again’- Real Madrid Boss Zidane appeared first on Naijaloaded | Nigeria's Most Visited Music & Enter...

Sports / Soccer - 2019-08-23 17:04:06

EPL: Berbatov reveals two Arsenal players he loves, warns Liverpool

Former Manchester United striker, Dimitar Berbabtov, has admitted he “f***ing loves” Arsenal stars Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette. Aubameyang has enjoyed a superb start to the 2019/2020 Premier League season, scoring two goals in two games. Lacazette was also on target in their 2-1 victory over Burnley last weekend and Berbatov is full of praise […] EPL: Berbatov reveals two Arsenal players he loves, warns Liverpool

Sports / Soccer - 2019-08-23 17:00:46

Liverpool vs Arsenal: What Bellerin said about Ceballos

Arsenal defender, Hector Bellerin, has hailed Dani Ceballos as “one of the best players he has seen in his career”. Ceballos has joined the Gunners on a season-long loan deal from Real Madrid, who he signed for in 2017. The Spain midfielder made his full debut for the Gunners in the 2-1 win over Burnley […] Liverpool vs Arsenal: What Bellerin said about Ceballos

Sports / Soccer - 2019-08-23 16:55:00

Norwich vs Chelsea: Lampard praises one player

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has heaped praises on Striker, Tammy Abraham ahead of his side’s Premier League clash with Norwich City on Saturday. Chelsea head to the game after playing a 1-1 with Leicester City in their last Premier League fixture. Speaking at his pre-match press conference on Friday, Lampard hailed Abraham’s attitude in the […] Norwich vs Chelsea: Lampard praises one player

Sports / Soccer - 2019-08-23 16:50:37

Liverpool vs Arsenal: Mane reveals player that will ‘kill’ Robertson

Liverpool winger, Sadio Mane, says he has warned team-mate Andy Robertson about Watford’s new signing Ismaila Sarr. Sarr joined the Hornets from Rennes, for a club-record fee believed to be around £30million, on the Premier League’s transfer deadline day earlier this month. The 21-year-old didn’t feature in their defeats to Brighton and Everton so far […] Liverpool vs Arsenal: Mane reveals player that will ‘kill’ Robertson

Sports / Soccer - 2019-08-23 16:45:37

Ukraine vs Nigeria: Leicester City seek to block Ndidi from Super Eagles’ friendly

Leicester City want Wilfred Ndidi to skip Nigeria’s international friendly with Ukraine on September 10 due to fatigue, according to Sporting Life. Ndidi was pivotal for the Super Eagles at the Africa Cup of Nations, where he played in all the games. The midfielder has come back to feature in his club’s opening two fixtures […] Ukraine vs Nigeria: Leicester City seek to block Ndidi from Super Eagles’ friendly

Sports / Soccer - 2019-08-23 16:40:27

Liverpool vs Arsenal: Charlie Nicholas reveals starting XI Unai Emery should pick

Former Arsenal midfielder, Charlie Nicholas, has given manager Unai Emery an idea of his team for Saturday’s crunch game at Liverpool. The Gunners travel to Anfield, having won their first two fixtures in the Premier League, just like the Reds. However, they have not had cause to smile in their recent games on the red […] Liverpool vs Arsenal: Charlie Nicholas reveals starting XI Unai Emery should pick

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