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Sturridge hands Liverpool ticket to next round of League Cup

Sturridge

Daniel Sturridge served a reminder of his worth to Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp with both goals in a 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in England’s League Cup on Tuesday.

With hard work i will get back in says Mikel

Mikel

Nigeria captain, Mikel John Obi, has stated that he is ready to “work hard” to get back into the Chelsea team this season after holding talks with the club manager, Antonio Conte.

The 29-year-old is yet to make an appearance for Chelsea this season with Frenchman, N’Golo Kante and Nemanja Matic preferred ahead of him in the defensive midfield role.

De Boer relieved as Inter overcome Southampton

Under-pressure Frank de Boer saw his Inter Milan side hold on with 10 men to beat Premier League outfit Southampton 1-0 in their Europa League clash at San Siro on Thursday.

 

A must win for the Flamingoes

It was expected to be a difficult group, but followers of Nigeria’s age grade women football teams still believed the Flamingoes had the firepower to survive in Group C at the on-going U-17 Women World Cup holding in Jordan despite the presence of Brazil, England and North Korea.

Verratti: Mario you can do better just get serious

Paris Saint Germain's Italian midfielder Marco Verratti has challenged troubled Ligue 1 new boy Mario Balotelli to concentrate on his football all week long and not just on matchdays.

The former AC Milan, Manchester City and Liverpool striker scored twice on his debut for French outfit Nice on Sunday, where he is trying to resurrect his floundering career.

Djokovic ousted by Stan

Stan Wawrinka became the oldest US Open men’s champion in 46 years when he defeated world number one Novak Djokovic to claim a third Grand Slam title on Sunday.

Eagles set to get new Kits

Super Eagles’ new kits for the 2016/17 football season may be unveiled before the end of this week, officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), have revealed.