GIST: 20yr Old Nigerian-born Defender Tosin Adarabioyo Who earns N12M Weekly At Man.City Buys N1B Mansion. See More Photos Here


 

20-year-old Nigerian-born footballer and Manchester City defender, Tosin Adarabioyo, has splashed a whopping £2.25million (N1B) on a new mansion.

Tosin who is on £25,000 (N12million)-a-week pay bought the home in Knutsford, Cheshire, where footballers including Cristiano Ronaldo, Peter Crouch and Phil Jagielka have lived.

The three-strorey detached mansion boasts five bathrooms, a home cinema, gym and spectacular views overlooking a golf course.

The footballer whose is real name is Abdul-Nasir Oluwatosin “Tosin” Adarabioyo, was born in Manchester, England and is of Nigerian descent.

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NEWS:NIGERIA PLACED IN POT 4 AS FIFA ANNOUNCES POTS FOR 2018 WORLD CUP DRAW. READ MORE HERE>>>>>>


 

The world football governing body, FIFA, announced the pots for the 2018 World Cup draw on its website on Thursday, November 16, 2017.

In the publication, Nigeria is placed in Pot 4, which means it will not play any of the countries in that pot.

Those countries are Serbia, Australia, Japan, Morocco, Panama, Korea Republic, Saudi Arabia.

Pot 1 has Russia, Germany, Brazil, Portugal, Argentina, Belgium, Poland, and France.

Pot 2 has Spain, Peru, Switzerland, England, Colombia. Mexico, Uruguay, and Croatia.

Pot 3 has Denmark, Iceland, Costa Rica, Sweden, Tunisia, Egypt, Senegal, and Iran.

It was confirmed in September, by the Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions, that all teams will be allocated to (eight-team) pots 1 to 4 based on sporting principles.

FIFA also said it used the October 2017 edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking to allocate all qualified teams to the four pots after hosts Russia took the top seeding spot.

“It is worth remembering that the principle of drawing the teams into the groups will remain unchanged. This means that no teams from the same confederation, with the exception of UEFA, which could have up to two teams in the same group, will be drawn into the same group.”

“The Final Draw will take place on Friday 1 December at Moscow’s State Kremlin Palace, FIFA added.

GIST: FIFA World Cup Trophy Arrives Nigeria March 3. Read More Here>>>>>>>>>


The Original FIFA World Cup trophy, which Nigeria’s Super Eagles and 31 other teams will be competing for at the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia next summer, will arrive in Nigeria on Saturday, 3rd March 2018.

NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, said on Wednesday that FIFA has confirmed Nigeria is among the countries where the iconic trophy would be visiting before next year’s major showpiece.

“We have confirmation now. The World Cup trophy will be in Nigeria on 3rd March 2018,” Sanusi said.

Nigeria became the first African country to qualify for the 32 –team finals when beating Zambia 1-0 in Uyo on 7th October, plucking the lone slot from Africa’s so-called group of death with one match to spare, but will only know their group phase opponents after the Draw Ceremony at The Kremlin in Moscow on 1st December.

The FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour is usually a chance to see the Original FIFA World Cup Trophy, and this time, fans from all over the world will have the opportunity of seeing the trophy and having their photo taken with the famous diadem from 9th September 2017 to 7th June 2018.

The 21st FIFA World Cup finals will be staged across 12 venues in 11 cities in the world’s largest nation between Thursday, 14th June and Sunday, 15th July 2018.

The venues are Ekaterinburg Arena (Ekaterinburg); Kaliningrad Stadium (Kaliningrad); Kazan Arena (Kazan); Luzhniki Stadium and Spartak Stadium (both in Moscow); Nizhny Novgorod Stadium (Nizhny Novgorod); Rostov Arena (Rostov-on-Don); Saint Petersburg Stadium (Saint Petersburg); Samara Arena (Samara); Mordovia Arena (Saransk); Fisht Stadium (Sochi) and; Volgograd Arena (Volgograd).

NEWS:William Troost-Ekong, Victor Moses Nominated For CAF Player Of The Year Award. Read More Here>>>>>>>



William Troost-Ekong and Victor Moses have been nominated for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) player of the year award.

The Super Eagles stars, who ply their trade in Europe, are the two Nigerians among 30 players nominated for the award.

Junior Ajayi of Al Ahly is among the nominees for the African player of the year (Africa-based).

CAF announced the nominees in a statement released on Wednesday.

“The winner will be decided by votes from the head coaches/technical directors of the national associations affiliated to CAF, members of the CAF technical and development committee and a panel of media experts,” said CAF.

“The awards gala will be held on Thursday, 4 January 2018 in Accra, Ghana.

“Nigerian energy giants, Aiteo, are the headline sponsors of next year’s edition that will see players, officials and administrators who distinguished themselves exemplary during the year under review being honoured for their efforts towards the development of the game on the continent.”

African Player of the Year

  1. Ali Maaloul (Tunisia & Al Ahly)
  2. Bertrand Traore (Burkina Faso & Lyon)
  3. Cedric Bakambu (DR Congo & Villareal)
  4. Christian Atsu (Ghana & Newcastle)
  5. Christian Bassogog (Cameroon & Henan Jianye)
  6. Denis Onyango (Uganda & Mamelodi Sundowns)
  7. Eric Bailly (Cote d’Ivoire & Manchester United)
  8. Essam El Hadary (Egypt & Al Taawoun)
  9. Fabrice Ondoa (Cameroon & Sevilla)
  10. Fackson Kapumbu (Zambia & Zesco)
  11. Jean Michel Seri (Cote d’Ivoire & Nice)
  12. Junior Kabananga (DR Congo & Astana)
  13. Karim El Ahmadi (Morocco & Feyenoord)
  14. Keita Balde (Senegal & Monaco)
  15. Khalid Boutaib (Morocco & Yeni Malatyaspor)
  16. Mbwana Samata (Tanzania & Genk)
  17. Michael Olunga (Kenya & Girona)
  18. Mohamed Salah (Egypt & Liverpool)
  19. Moussa Marega (Mali & Porto)
  20. Naby Keita (Guinea & RB Leipzig)
  21. Percy Tau (South Africa & Mamelodi Sundowns)
  22. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon & Borussia Dortmund)
  23. Sadio Mane (Senegal & Liverpool)
  24. Thomas Partey (Ghana & Atletico Madrid)
  25. Victor Moses (Nigeria & Chelsea)
  26. Vincent Aboubakar (Cameroon & Porto)
  27. William Troost-Ekong (Nigeria & Bursaspor)
  28. Yacine Brahimi (Algeria & Porto)
  29. Youssef Msakni (Tunisia & Al Duhail)
  30. Yves Bissouma (Mali & Lille)

African Player of the Year – Based in Africa

  1. Achraf Bencharki (Morocco & Wydad Athletic Club)
  2. Ahmed Fathi (Egypt & Al Ahly)
  3. Alkhaly Bangoura (Guinea & Etoile du Sahel)
  4. Ali Maaloul (Tunisia & Al Ahly)
  5. Aristide Bance (Burkina Faso & Al Masry)
  6. Ayman Majid (Morocco & FUS Rabat)
  7. Aymen Mathlouthi (Tunisia & Etoile du Sahel)
  8. Ben Malango (DR Congo & TP Mazembe)
  9. Dean Furman (South Africa & Supersport United)
  10. Denis Onyango (Uganda & Mamelodi Sundowns)
  11. Elsamani Saadeldin (Sudan & Al Merreikh)
  12. Fackson Kapumbu (Zambia & Zesco)
  13. Fawzi Chaouchi (Algeria & MC Alger)
  14. Geoffrey Serunkuma (Uganda & KCCA)
  15. Jeremy Brockie (New Zealand & Supersport)
  16. Junior Ajayi (Nigeria & Al Ahly)
  17. Karim Aouadhi (Tunisia & CS Sfaxien)
  18. Mohamed Meftah (Algeria & USM Alger)
  19. Mohamed Ounnajem (Morocco & Wydad Athletic Club)
  20. Muaid Ellafi (Libya & Ahly Tripoli)
  21. Nasr Eldin Ahmed (Sudan & Hilal Obeid)
  22. Oussama Darfalou (Algeria & USM Alger)
  23. Percy Tau (South Africa & Mamelodi Sundowns)
  24. Sabelo Ndzinisa (Swaziland & Mbabane Swallows)
  25. Saber Khalifa (Tunisia & Club Africain)
  26. Saladin Said (Ethiopia & Saint George)
  27. Sylvain Gbohouo (Cote d’Ivoire & TP Mazembe)
  28. Tady Etekiama (DR Congo & AS Vita)
  29. Taha Yassine Khenissi (Tunisia & Esperance)
  30. Tarek Hamed (Egypt & Zamalek)

NEWS:FIFA Makes New Moves To Change It’s Nationality Rules. Read Full Story Here>>>>>>>


FIFA is considering changing the rules that govern a player’s eligibility to represent a national team, BBC Sport reports.

At present, players who have played a competitive international for one team cannot switch to another national side.

Cape Verde’s football federation has proposed this rule be relaxed in cases where a player has played only once or twice for a national side.

“There are so many issues that have popped up,” said FIFA’s Victor Montagliani. “The world is changing.”

“Immigration is changing. There are nationality issues that pop up all over the world – in Africa, (and) there are issues in Asia and CONCACAF.

“So it’s a good time to have a look at this and see if there are solutions without hurting the integrity of the game.”

The Canadian, who heads up FIFA’s stakeholders’ committee, is president of CONCACAF, which represents North and Central America as well as the Caribbean federation.

NEWS:2016 Ballon d’Or winner ‘leaked’, but is it Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo? GUESS WHO


The winner of this year’s Ballon d’Or has already been revealed, according to reports in Spain.

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Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo apparently have the inside scoop and already know who will be crowned the world’s best player.

In news that will surprise few, if any, Cristiano Ronaldo is the man the paper claims will be told ahead of Monday’s announcement that he has won a fourth Ballon d’Or.

In a quite incredible year for the Real Madrid forward, he has scooped another Champions League medal and also led Portugal to their first major international trophy as they were crowned Euro 2016 champions.

Francesc Aguilar, a well-connected journalist for the Spanish daily, has revealed the announcement will be made on Monday, December 12 at 7pm, and on Tuesday an exclusive interview with Ronaldo will be published by France Football – the publication that founded the award.

 

Aguilar claims reporters from France Football will fly to Madrid on Thursday to conduct the interview and take photographs of the Portuguese superstar with the Ballon d’Or trophy.

So, there you have it. Lionel Messi – 5, Cristiano Ronaldo – 4.

NEWS:Usain Bolt says he’s waiting on a call from Man United boss Jose Mourinho>>>>>>>>


Usain Bolt joked on Monday night that he is looking forward to switching lanes and becoming a Manchester United player.

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Speaking at the world premiere of the movie “I Am Bolt,” the world’s fastest man said he is looking forward to Jose Mourinho “giving me a call.”

The nine-times Olympic champion was in good spirits as his closest friends, parents and sports stars paraded down the red carpet at the Leicester Square Odeon, in central London, in support.

Asked whether he had been approached by the Manchester United boss, Bolt joked: “Hopefully, not yet. Hopefully he’ll call me and see what’s going on. I’m really excited about that.”

 

Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has already confirmed that the Jamaican sprinter will train with the Bundesliga club.

Speaking about his plans to retire from the track at next year’s World Championships in London next year, Bolt said: “It’s big. London is a place where I get a lot of love. It’s the right place for me to retire.”

SPORT:Mourinho ready to sign Mikel Obi for Manchester United in January>>>>>>>>


Jose Mourinho is set to make a shock move for John Mikel Obi from Chelsea.

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The Super Eagles captain is yet to make an appearance under Antonio Conte and there are no plans to renew his deal, which expires at the end of this season.

Mourinho, who initially signed Mikel Obi to Chelsea as a fresh-faced 19-year-old, wants to sign the midfielder, so he can give Paul Pogba the freedom to roam.

Ironically, United thought they had landed Mikel Obi 10 years ago and even announced it on their official website, with a picture of the player in their shirt. However, the £4million deal was done directly with the player and his club, bypassing his agents.

 

The Nigerian midfielder then travelled to London, where he told Sky Sports TV, that he was pressured into signing for the Red Devils and wanted to sign for Chelsea.

SPORT:‘Jose Mourinho is trying to get sacked at Manchester United’ See Why Here>>>>>>>>>>>


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Jose Mourinho is trying to get himself sacked at Manchester United, according to Sky Sports pundit Tony Gale.

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The 53-year-old faces a two-game ban after being charged with improper conduct by the Football Association following his dismissal in the first half of Manchester United’s draw against West Ham on Sunday.

Mourinho kicked a water bottle in anger after Paul Pogba was given a yellow card for diving out of the way of Mark Noble’s challenge, and the United boss was sent to the stands for the second time this season by referee Jon Moss.

And Gale believes the Portuguese’s antics are a signal of his desire to quit Old Trafford just six months after taking the job.

 

‘My interpretation of Jose’s actions at the weekend is that he wants out of the job,’ said the former West Ham defender.

‘He looks like a man that wants to get sacked. I can’t really understand what is going on with him.’

Read More Here:Nigerian man breaks Guinness world record by cycling 64 miles with football on his head>>>>>>>>>>>


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Quite Impressive!!! 64 bloody miles!

Meet Harrison Chinedu, He is a Nigerian footballer, and he has reportedly broken the Guinness World Record after he cycled 103 kilometres (64 miles) with a football balanced on his head.

Chinedu who was spotted wearing the Super Eagles jersey, rode his bicycle with a ball on his head from the beach to the National stadium, Surulere, while fans, drivers and passers by, sang and cheered him on as he attempted the bizarre feat.

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According to Chinedu, he had tried the feat in March this year but failed when he reached 30 miles, but after several rehearsals and training, he made up his mind to carry out the feat again.

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Speaking after he achieved the feat, Chinedu said: “My biggest motivation was that I believe in showcasing my God-given talent. I know I have the skill and I want to show the world what I can do. This one is a record created by me and I am happy that I have done my own side. And it’s left for the Guinness World Records to ratify it and bring back results.”

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