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Former Italy coach Azeglio Vicini is dead

Former Italy national football coach Azeglio Vicini, who led the Azzurri to third place at the 1990 World Cup on home soil, has died at the age of 84. He managed the senior side from 1986 to 1991, leading them to the semi-finals of the 1988 European Championship and also …

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Mancini says it would be an honour to coach Italy

Mancini says it would be an honour to coach Italy

Former Manchester City and Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini said that he would like to coach Italy’s national team, describing the possibility as an honour. The job has been vacant since Gian Piero Ventura was sacked in November following Italy’s failure to qualify for the World Cup and Carlo Ancelotti, …

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Pope Francis moves to change Our Lords Prayer

Pope Francis has called for the review of a session of christian most popular prayer, ”Our Lord’s Prayer.’ The Pope said Roman catholics should adopt a better translation of the phrase, “lead us not into temptation” in the “Our Father.” Francis said the Catholic Church in France had decided to …

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Some Nigerians in Libya not willing to return home – Official

The Charge d’Affaires of Nigeria in Libya, Illiya Fachano, says some Nigerians in Libya have refused to be repatriated inspite of the “unfavourable situations” . Mr. Fachano told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday: “not all of them want to come back home”. “Before you can assist them, they …

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Italy miss World Cup for first time since 1958

Sweden’s players jumped for joy at the final whistle in Milan after Jan Andersson’s side hung on for a famous 0-0 draw against four-times champions Italy on Monday that secured a place at next year’s World Cup finals in Russia. Jakob Johansson’s deflected strike in Stockholm was the only goal …

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It’s true, 26 Nigerian women found dead on Mediterranean – FG

The federal government said it had received reliable report from its mission in Rome concerning the 26 suspected Nigerian migrants whose bodies were discovered in the Mediterranean on Sunday. A statement from the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs signed by the spokesperson, Tope Elias-Fatile, on Wednesday said the federal government …

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Spain clinches World Cup spot with win against Albania

Spain clinches World Cup spot with win against Albania

MADRID (AP) — Spain easily defeated Albania 3-0 to secure a World Cup berth on Friday and outspoken defender Gerard Pique received a mixed reaction from home fans every time he touched the ball. Rodrigo, Isco, and Thiago Alcantara scored first-half goals to give Spain an insurmountable five-point lead over …

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Nigeria’s foreign trade increases by 7.7 per cent – NBS

The value of Nigeria’s total foreign trade in goods increased in the second quarter of 2017 by 7.7 per cent compared to the N5.3 billion recorded for the first quarter. This was revealed in a National Bureau of Statistics, NBS report, released Wednesday morning. The monthly external trade value stood …

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I hope Neymar will join PSG – Dani Alves

Veteran Brazil international full-back Dani Alves said he is hopeful superstar Neymar will join him at Paris Saint Germain PSG but insisted he isn’t using his personal friendship to sway the Barcelona forward’s decision. The two were team-mates at Barca from Neymar’s arrival in 2013 until Alves left to join …

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