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The Premier League is great to bet online on site 1xbet.ng/en

You are probably already a fan of the Premier League, which is basically the biggest, best football league in the whole world! All the clubs are pretty big, and the football is also top quality. Most of the Nigerian players dream about playing there, and you can follow all of their success while you do bet online on site 1xbet.ng/en. Nigerian players were always a constant in the Premier League. Here are just a few, to freshen up your memory: Kanu, who went to Arsenal coming from Inter Milan; Yakubu Aiyegbeni, who had a discreet career in middle-of-the-table clubs such as Middlesborough and Blackburn; current Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo; and, of course, Obafemi Martins, which is something close to a Premier League legend. As you can see, there are plenty of N...
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Ighalo making strong case for United move to be made permanent

Although Odion Ighalo's deal to Manchester United didn't include an option for the deal to be made permanent, the striker's productivity thus far could result in a major change and see his move possibly being made permanent going by Solksjaer's comments after Thursday's Europa League round of 16 first leg 5 nil away win against LASK Linz in Austria. Odion Ighalo scored a stunner and there have been suggestions that his services could be needed by the Old Trafford outfit next season. Speaking shortly after the emphatic win, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said: "Odion has done really well when he's come in and he's enjoying himself". "He will improve and get better, but he has qualities that we saw in him that we needed and we'll still need those qualities for next season so let's see what we do...
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Scholes questions United’s signing of Odion Ighalo

Paul Scholes has questioned Manchester United's acquisition of Odion Ighalo on transfer deadline day. He also added that Sir Alex Ferguson would never have condoned Paul Pogba's antics at Old Trafford. Man United secured a last gasp loan deal for Ighalo from Shanghai Shenhua with Solskjaer desperate to solve the striking crisis at the club as Marcus Rashford continues his recovery on the sidelines. Regardless, Scholes has queried the credibility of Ighalo's record in China and if he possesses the ability to justify his move to Old Trafford. In a chat with Robbie Savage's Premier League Breakfast, Scholes said: “I don’t think he’s a signing for the long term. I think his scoring record in China is very good but is it that credible? I don’t know. “He is an out-and-out center-forward...
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United performance coach says Ighalo won’t be fazed by pressure

Odion Ighalo won't be overwhelmed by the pressure of playing for Manchester United according to one of the club's top performance coaches who outlined the striker's current fitness regime as he works his way to full shape ahead of his debut. The former Watford striker was a surprise addition to the Red Devils during the winter transfer window on a six-month loan deal that saw him move from Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua. The 30-year-old was added to bolster the Red Devils' attack that has been depleted by an injury to Marcus Rashford, as well as the departures of Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez last summer. Ighalo has been working hard alongside his fitness coaches away from Man United's Carrington training base after arriving from China amid concerns on if he would be a...
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AFCON 2019 : Nigeria vs South Africa – A cracking rivalry renewed

The quarter-final stages of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations commences today with two relatively tough fixtures where the underdogs will be looking to pull surprise results and progress into the semi-final stages of the competition. One of such cracking fixtures is the one between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Bafana Bafana of South Africa. This is unarguably of the best matches of this round. Nigeria eliminated perennial rivals Cameroon in a high scoring 3:2 win. The Super Eagles took the lead in the first half of the game only for the Indomitable Lions to score 2 quickfire goals and enter into halftime with the lead. However, Nigeria bounced back in the second half with two goals that saw them run out 3:2 winners. Meanwhile, the Bafana had a very big task before them as they...