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AAG 2019: Nigeria Beach Volleyball Team Reach  Quarterfinals 

Nigeria men and women teams have qualified for the quarterfinals of the Beach Volleyball event at the ongoing African Games in Rabat, Morocco. Nigeria men’s team beat Egypt 2-1 (21-15, 13-21, 15-13) while the women’s team defeated Gambia 2-0 (21-12, 21-9) to book sports in their respective quarterfinals. Nigeria women’s …

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Victorious D’Tigress to Arrive Nigeria Today

The victorious D’Tigress will be arriving Nigeria through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos by 9:45pm on Monday night. The  women national basketball team, D’Tigress on Sunday defeated hosts Senegal in the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket to win their fourth continental title. The  victory for D’tigress meant that …

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I lost to A Lucky punch- Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua believes “a lucky punch” caused his shock defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr and has criticised his rival for taking too long to conclusively end their fight. Joshua was floored four times in seven rounds when he lost his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight championships to Ruiz Jr but …

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Coutinho To Get £7.78m in Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich have signed attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona on a season-long loan deal which includes an option to buy. Barcelona say the German side will pay 8.5m euros (£7.78m) to take the Brazilian, 27, on loan while the option to buy stands at 120m euros (£109.84m). Bayern will …

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Judo: Lack of coordination hinders Nigeria’s Medal bid

Lack of proper coordination among judo stakeholders in Nigeria prevented the country from winning any medal in the event at the ongoing 12th African Games, an official has said. Bolaji Yusuf, a member of the Nigeria Judo Federation (NJF), told newsmen on Monday in Rabat on the sidelines of “Rabat …

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FIFA Ban: Siasia Reacts Through Associate

By vjwale Former Super Eagles Coach, Samson Siasia, has reacted through his associate following the handed life ban by FIFA for alleged bribery and match-fixing. Siasia who led Nigeria U20 and Nigeria U23 teams to second-place finishes at the 2015 Fifa U20 World Cup and the 2008 Beijing Olympics was …

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Test Super Eagles With African Teams Not European Ojekunle To NFF  

United Kingdom-based Nigeria football coach, Folabi Ojekunle, has called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to organize friendly matches for Super Eagles with African teams rather than European countries. LEADERSHIP sports reports, that the Super Eagles will lock horns with the Senior National Team of Ukraine in an international friendly scheduled …

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D’Tigers cry out over lack of funds for World Cup campaign

D’Tigers’ earlier scheduled trip to China in continuation of their preparation for the FIBA World Cup may have suffered a setback over paucity of funds as the Nigeria Basketball Federation continues struggling to make funds available. This much was made known to journalists at the weekend by the General Manager …

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Kano Pillars sign 6 new players, place 6 on transfer

‎Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Kano Pillars, on Friday said it signed six players ahead of 2019/20 new season.‎ The Media Officer of the club, Idris Malikawa, disclosed this on Friday in Kano.‎ Malikawa said that the club had already completed their registration in compliance with the League Management …

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NYG: 22 players disqualified from team Edo

Edo Director of Sports, Sunny Airende, on Friday in Asaba said that 22 out of its 93 players have been disqualified from the ongoing National Youth Games (NYG) Zonal Elimination. the South-South Zonal elimination was in preparation for the 5th edition of the NYG, which would hold in Kwara State …

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Coutinho set for Bayern Munich move

Bayern Munich have agreed to sign attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona on season-long loan deal with an option to buy. The German champions said the 27-year-old Brazilian is expected to complete the move in the coming days. Bayern chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said: “The name doesn’t matter, only the …

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FIFA Ban: Samson Siasia Set to Clear Name

FIFA has banned former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia from all football activity for life after being found guilty of accepting to receive bribes to manipulate matches. The ex-Super Eagles star and handler was slapped with a life ban for agreeing to receive bribes for match fixing. Siasia who led Nigeria U20 and Nigeria …

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Barcelona Bow To Athletic Bilbao In LaLiga Opener

Barcelona lost Luis Suarez to injury as a stunning late goal from Aritz Aduriz secured a 1-0 win for Athletic Bilbao in Friday’s LaLiga opener. With Lionel Messi absent and Luis Suarez suffering a first-half injury, Barcelona were poor in their 1-0 defeat to Athletic Bilbao. With Lionel Messi missing with …

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D’Tigress Power Into AfroBasket Final

The senior national women’s basketball team, D’Tigress are through to the final of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) AfroBasket after beating Mali 79-58 yesterday,  in Dakar, Senegal. The defending champions attack was led by Evelyn Akhator who again was the key figure for the Nigeria, scoring 12 points and picking up 13 …

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