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D’Tigers ranked 23rd best team in the World

D’Tigers have moved  up 10 places to the 23rd in the World in the latest FIBA ranking released after the 2019 FIBA men’s World Cup in China. The senior men’s team who became the first country in the world to qualify for the World Cup won 3 games and lost 2 …

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Five things we learned from the Champions League

Champions League holders Liverpool suffered defeat at Napoli this week, while Paris Saint-Germain laid down a marker by brushing aside Real Madrid and Juventus were held by Atletico Madrid. Here, AFP Sport takes a look at five things we learned from the opening round of group-stage matches: PSG can cope …

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Amapakabo names Ezenwa, Effiong, 18 others for Togo

Coach Imama Amapakabo has named the 20 players who will fly Nigeria’s flag at Sunday’s African Nations Championship qualifying match against Togo in Lome. First choice in goal Adamu Abubakar is joined by Super Eagles’ goaltender Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Enyimba’s Theophilus Afelokhai, as well as defenders Olisah Ndah, John Lazarus, …

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Volleyball: Taraba to host U17 N/East Championship

Taraba state will host the first ever U17 North East zonal female volleyball championship from 26th to 27th September, 2019. The North East zonal office of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports is partnering with the President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod to identify hidden talents in …

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Dr Corttrell Kinney arrives Nigeria for Sports development projects

Dr Corttrell Kinney is in Nigeria for Sports development projects in the mold conjunction of Bereckiah International Sports Agency to fish out raw talents in some states in the nation through sports and education “We work with an organization to limelight talents for Nigeria through soccer, basketball, American football, etc. …

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16 teams qualify for Zenith Bank Conference Playoffs

16 teams have qualified for the National Conference Phase of the 2019 Zenith Women Basketball League after the conclusion of the group games across four venues. Nigerian Army Amazons who remained unbeaten after 12 games in the North West Division  booked a place in the Savannah Conference alongside Kaduna Angels …

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Volleyball:  Over 100 balls expected in Nigeria says Prince Omisore

The Nigeria Volleyball Federation ambassador in Diaspora, Prince Babatunde Omisore revealed that over 100 balls are expected to arrive the country on Saturday. Prince Omisore said the exercise tagged, “OPERATION KEEP THE VOLLEYBALLS FLYING IN NIGERIA” is to make the balls available to various states and club sides. He said …

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Coordinating Super Eagles Not An Easy Task – Pascal

The coordinator of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, Patrick Pascal has revealed that coordinating the football national senior team is not an easy task.  The Bauchi State FA chairman also tells  @vjwale that the new crop of players are ready to deliver at the world’s biggest stage. What are the duties of …

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Team Delta win 2019 NYG for 5th consecutive time

Delta state on Monday won the 2019 edition of the National Youth Games (NYG) held in Ilorin after garnering 104 medals to win the games for the record fifth time.  Team Delta hauled 104 medals comprising  41 gold, 32 silver and 31 bronze medals. The 2019 edition win meant that …

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3×3: Nigeria begin camping for African tourney

The  senior men and women’s 3×3 teams and the under 18 boys and girls have commenced camping at the Package B of the National Stadium, Abuja  in preparation for the 2019 3×3 FIBA Africa Nations Cup which comes up in Kampala, Uganda from November 7th to 11th, 2019. Kano Pillars duo …

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Minister Summons NFF Over Dennerby’s Resignation

Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare has assured of his readiness to intervene in what led to sudden resignation of Super Falcons coach, Thomas Dennerby. Dare who spoke via his twitter handle a while on Monday said, “I have personally stepped into the matter of Thomas Dennerby, the coach …

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NBBF Seeks sponsorship deals, Vows maximum mileage

In the light of the continued successes of its National Teams on the international scene, the Nigeria Basketball Federation has assured prospective sponsors of media mileage and global business exposure. The federation, through its Vice President, Babatunde Ogunade said this on Friday during a meeting with Afro-American basketball superstar, Andre …

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