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December, 2016

  • 30 December

    Brazil’s Ronaldo Better Than Cristiano – Ibrahimovic

    Manchester United star Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes Brazil great Ronaldo was better than Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo. From Madrid to Barcelona to Inter, Ronaldo won numerous club trophies to go with two World Cups and two Copa America titles. He was also a three-time FIFA World Player of the Year, …

  • 9 December

    Chapecoense Change Club Badge To Honour Late Stars

    By Adebayo Williams Brazilian club, Chapecoense have changed the look of their crest to honour the players and officials who lost their lives in a plane crash in Colombia. The club has added two stars to the existing club badge to ‘eternalise those who dedicated their lives to Chapecoense’. The …

November, 2016

  • 30 November

    Touching: Pilot Of Chapecoense’s Ill-Fated Flight Lost Dad In Plane Crash Years Ago

    By Adebayo Williams It has emerged that the pilot of Brazilian team, Chapecoense’s ill-fated flight, which killed 71 players and officials, lost his father to the same incident when he was one-year-old. The pilot, Miguel Quiroga, was said to have been determined to follow his late father, Eduardo’s career path. …

  • 30 November

    Brazilian Clubs Offer Chapecoense Free Players

    Brazilian clubs have offered Chapecoense, which lost its team in a plane crash on Monday, players for free. Corinthians, Santos and Palmeiras have signified their willingness to send players on free loan to the club. In a statement, they proposed that the team be exempted from relegation for the next …

  • 16 November

    NAF Procures Attack Aircrafts From Russia, Brazil, Pakistan

    Sadique Abubakar, the Chief of Air Staff, has revealed that the service would soon induct some attack aircrafts expected to be acquired from Russia, Brazil and Pakistan. Abubakar said that the NAF was expecting four Mi-35m attack helicopters from Russia, three Super Tucano from the Brazilian Air Force and three …

  • 11 November

    Brazil’s ‘Miss Bum Bum’ Pageant Gets First Black Winner

    By Bola Kougbe   The annual Brazilian Miss Bum Bum pageant has crowned its first black winner among twenty-seven contestants from across different states of the country. Samba queen and model, Erika Canela, was selected the pageant’s 2016 winner at the grand finale at a Sao Paulo nightclub. The excited …

  • 11 November

    Neymar Scores 50th International Goal Against Argentina

    By Adebayo Williams Brazil forward Neymar bagged his 50th goal in 78 appearances for the Selecao in the 3-0 win over Argentina on Thursday at the Mineirao in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Philippe Coutinho, Neymar and Paulinho were the goalscorers as the Brazilians cruised to three points. It was an impressive …

October, 2016

  • 25 October

    Brazilian Legend Carlos Alberto Dies At 72

    By Adebayo Williams Former Brazilian national team captain Carlos Alberto Torres has died of a heart attack. The ex-defender, considered to be the best in his days, died at 72. He was captain of the 1970 World Cup-winning team. Carlos Alberto was a member of the World Team of the …

  • 13 October

    Willian’s Mother Dies Of Cancer

    By Adebayo Williams Chelsea winger Willian has confirmed the death of his mother on Facebook. The 28-year-old said chemotherapy treatments had failed to control the disease. He had first announced his mother’s struggles in September and said she had been receiving treatment in his native Brazil. He has returned home to …

  • 7 October

    W/Cup Qualifier: Neymar And Co. Destroy Bolivia

    By Adebayo Williams Neymar and his Brazilian mates were 5-0 victors over Bolivia as the Selecao secured their third victory in as many games in the World Cup qualifying series. The Barcelona forward opened the scoring in the 11th minute before Liverpool duo Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino, Gabriel Jesus …

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