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Southampton Seal 3 Years Partnership Deal With TNUK

English Premier League side, Southampton, has sealed a 3-years partnership deal with Team Nigeria International (TNUK) toward the development of a grassroots programme in Nigeria. TNUK International specialises in the provision of physical activity and sports education programmes which provide the youth with skills, access, knowledge, opportunities and resilience to …

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Take back your association from imposters, NUJ President charges SWAN

The President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists(NUJ), comrade Christopher Isiguzo, has urged sportswriters in Nigeria to take charge of their association by chasing out imposters. Isiguzo made this call in Abuja when the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria(SWAN) FCT chapter paid him a visit to congratulate him on his …

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SWAN, USF Play To Honour Late Goalkeeper

FCT Sports Writers Association (FCT SWAN) FCT chapter has vowed to eat Unity Sports Foundation (USF) for dinner as both sides lock horns in a blockbuster friendly match in Abuja. The clash would take the centre stage on Saturday, October 9th at the FIFA Goal Project Package B of the …

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Amoo sets to return for Hammarby in crunchy tie at Norrkoping

By: Abdulquadir Adedapo Nigerian midfielder Akinkunmi Amoo is set to return to the starting XI for Swedish side Hammerby IF when they travel away to the Plantinum Cars Arena to face IFK Norrkoping on match day 22 of the Allsvenkan. Having decided to alt his winning team in their 1-1 …

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Minister Extols The Leadership Qualities of Musa Kida

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare on Monday extolled the leadership qualities of NBBF Caretaker Chairman Engr Ahmadu Musa Kida, describing him a passionate lover of basketball leading to his land breaking achievements in the Federation within the last four years. The Minister who spoke at victory …

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Hacken debut: ‘It’s a dream come true’- Franklin

Nigeria B international Tebo Franklin is delighted to make his Hacken debut against Hammarby in the Swedish Allsvenskan on Sunday. The 21-year-old climbed off the bench in the 36th minute to feature for his side in their 1-1 draw against Akinkunmi Amoo’s team at the Bravida Arena (Göteborg). “It was …

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BREAKING: D’Tigress Make History, Beat Mail To Retain Afrobasket Title

Nigeria’s senior women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, defeated their Mali counterpart 70-59 to retain the AfroBasket 2021 title for the third consecutive time in the final match decided at the Palais Polyvalent des Sports in Yaounde, Cameroon. With the win, D’Tigress have now lifted the Women’s Afrobasket title for the third …

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Kida Lauds Dare Over NBBF Truce Initiative

By Raymond Nwaduba Nigeria Basketball Federation caretaker committee chairman, Engr. Musa Kida has showered encomiums on the Minister of Sports & Youths Development, Chief Sunday Dare for his sincere and genuine efforts daily in trying to look for the best possible way in finding a lasting solution to the imbroglio …

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Over 2,000 For Abuja 7.2km Walk With Kanu Nwankwo

No fewer than 2,000 Nigerians would participate in the 7.2km walk with former Super Eagles Captain, Kanu Nwankwo in the nation’s capital as part of activities to mark the 2021 World Heart Day. This year’s edition with the theme: “Abuja Walk with Kanu Nwankwo (Papilo) to make the heartbeat” is …

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D’tigress, Mali In Blockbuster Clash For AfroBasket 2021 Title

Nigeria’s senior women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, will today battle for supremacy against their Mali counterparts for the AfroBasket 2021 title at the Palais Polyvalent des Sports in Yaounde, Cameroon. The two-time defending champions, D’tigress finished first in Group B and their run to the final has been void of any …

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