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Sunday Adeleye Set To Resign As AFN Technical Director

The current Athletes Representative on the board of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Sunday Adeleye is set to resign his position as Technical Director.  The Extraordinary General Congress of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) will hold on 4th December, 2019 in Akwa, Anambra state. Multiple sources informed www.aclsports.com that …

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Dappa Becomes 2nd Nigeria’s FIVB Female Referee

By Olawale Ayeni, Abuja  Dappa Wagu Gold has been badged as the second Nigeria’s Federation of International Volleyball (FIVB) female referee.  Dappa, who successful completed the FIVB referee course in Senegal and Cameroon in 2013 and 2018 respectively becomes second Nigeria’s female international referee after Sheba Jefferson.  Dappa who was …

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Why Arsenal might not sack Emery after defeat to Frankfurt

Former Arsenal defender, Martin Keown, has given two reasons he doubts Unai Emery will be sacked by the club, despite their “shambolic” defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League. The Gunners lost 2-1 to the German club at a half-empty Emirates on Thursday evening, missing the chance to qualify …

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We Are Ready To Launch Talent Hunt Program- Minister

By @Vjwale   Towards developing grassroots sports in the country, the minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare, said that the ministry is ready to launch the Talent Hunt Program (THP) in February 2020. The sports minister disclosed this at the Imo State Sports Summit organised by the Governor Emeka Ihedioha …

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AFN Debunks Suspension Of Annual Congress

By @Vjwale   The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has debunked the suspension of its Annual General Congress (AGM) scheduled for Thursday, December 4, 2019, in Awka, Anambra State. This was contained in a statement signed by the chairman, media committee of AFN Amanzi Marcus, the AFN president , Ibrahim Shehu …

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2020 Olympic Qualifiers: Nigeria in Group of Death

Reigning African Champions, Nigeria will face World Number One, United State of America, Serbia and Mozambique in the battle for a spot at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. This was revealed at a brief ceremony held in Switzerland today (Wednesday) to officially kick start the Olympics Tournament qualification race. …

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Customs Humbles UCEM As NSCDC Bow To Pillars

By Olawale Ayeni, Abuja  Defending champions, Nigerian Custom Service ( NCS) humbled UCEM  3-0 to continue their winning streak at the ongoing Nigeria Volleyball Premier.  Customs defeated UCEM in three straight set (25-23, 25-17, 25-16) in the men’s match played at the Moshood Abiola Package B stadium In Abuja yesterday.  …

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Shortlisted Eagles Stars Deserves 2019 Africa Best Player Award – Pascal

By @Vjwale Nigeria’s Super Eagles coordinator, Pascal Patrick, said the shortlisted Eagles players for the 2019 CAF best XI deserves to win the Africa Best Player of the year Award.  Earlier, former Nigeria international Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi, Wilfred Ndidi and Francis Uzoho were shortlisted for the 2019 Caf best XI. The …

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IAAF Missing Money: We Have Been Vindicated -AFN

By Olawale Ayeni, Abuja  The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has stated that they have been vindicated after the refund of the missing $ 130,000 mistakenly paid to Nigeria by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) in 2017.    Recall that $150,000 instead of USD 20,000 was paid by …

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V/ball League: Police detain NSCDC as Customs Thrash Immigrations

Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) suffered her second defeat in the hands of Nigeria Police Force on Day 3 of the ongoing Nigeria Premier Volleyball League in Abuja. The duo of Obayemi Ogunshina and Taraba Amry were instrumental to Nigeria Police Force beating NSCDC 3-2 (29-31, 25-16, 23-25, …

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Arsenal begin hunt for Emery replacement

ARSENAL are lining up potential replacements with boss on the brink, according to reports. The Spaniard was thrown under further pressure as the Gunners suffered a drab 2-2 draw with struggling Southampton Only a last minute equaliser from Alexandre Lacazette spared Arsenal’s blushes as supporters continued to turn on their manager. …

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Volleyball Premier League: COAS Spikers guns down Immigration

COAS Spikers conveniently beat Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) 3-0 (25-23, 25-18, 25-17) in the women’s match of the Day 2 at the Nigeria Volleyball Premier League in Abuja. National team player, Ifeoma Ukpabi was instrumental to the victory against Nigeria Immigration Service at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja. Nigeria …

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NNL: Kogi United President canvass for Violence free Season

President of Kogi United Football Club and former Nigerian International, Abdul Sule has admonished the forty-six clubs set to compete in the 2019/2020 Nigeria National League, NNL season to chase their ambition of winning the league’s top prize legitimately, rather than resorting to crude means of achieving success. Abdul Sule, …

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Xhaka Could Return Against Southampton –Emery

Unai Emery says Granit Xhaka could return to the Arsenal team against Southampton on Saturday, despite recently claiming he was unsure if he would play for the club again. Xhaka, 27, was stripped of the captaincy following his angry confrontation with Gunners fans in a game against Crystal Palace last month. The …

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