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EX- Super Falcons Star, Chiejine Dies at 36

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)  has said it is ‘terribly saddened’ at news of the death on Wednesday, 21st August of former Super Falcons’ attacking midfielder Ifeanyi chukwu  Chiejine. Reports on Thursday morning said the effervescent and skilful attacking midfielder gave up the ghost in Lagos after a brief illness. General Secretary of …

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Lagos Set To Host Turkish Airlines’ Amateur Golf Tourney

National flag carrier airline of Turkey, Turkish Airlines is set to host the world’s largest corporate amateur golf tournament, the 2019 Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup, set to take place in Lagos. The tournament now in its seventh year and sponsored by National Car Rental and SOCAR, Turkish Airlines with …

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Nimrod Donates V/Balls, Nets To N/ West States

The President Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) Engineer Musa Nimrod yesterday donated 5 indoor volleyballs, 2 beach volleyballs and a net to each of the North West States as part of efforts to encourage the game of volleyball at the grassroots level. Engineer Nimrod while making the presentation at the media …

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FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers Storm China, As Nwora Set To Release Final List

D’Tigers have arrived China for the last phase of their FIBA World Cup preparation. The senior men national team which departed Lagos through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport aboard Emirate Airline arrived in China on Wednesday night before proceeding to Yangzhou for the Peak Invitational International tournament between the 22nd …

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Tokyo 2020: Super Falcons Fly To Algeria Tomorrow

The delegation of Senior Women National Team, Super Falcons to next week’s 2020 Olympics qualifying match against the Senior Women National Team of Algeria will depart Nigeria on Saturday. Head Coach Thomas Dennerby has already submitted a list of 18 home –based professionals who will do battle with the Algerians, …

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Dare Pledges To Give Sports, Youth Devt Equal Attention

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has promised to give sports and youth development equal attention. The sports minister said while speaking at the sidelines of the 2019 International Youth Day in Abuja yesterday reaffirmed his commitment to deliver on the mandate given by the President …

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NBBF Traces 2019 FIBA Afrobasket Success To PMB

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has lauded the fatherly role played by President, Muhammadu Buhari in the Senior Women’s Basketball team’s 2019 Afrobasket triumph. The board led by Engr. Musa Kida said that the President’s unflinching support provided the enabling environment for the federation to prepare the team for their Afrobasket …

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Sunday Dare Vows To Take Sports To Next Level

…Says Youth Development Is Top Priority By @vjwale Newly sworn-in Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised to take sports to the next level in accordance with the vision and mission of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government.  The sports minister while speaking during his maiden meeting with …

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CAFCC: Niger Tornadoes Declare War On Santoba

Niger Tornadoes captain Aliko Mustapha believes his team will come out victorious in Friday’s second leg Caf Confederation Cup preliminary round away tie to Santoba in Conakry. The veteran goalkeeper tells  said the Ikon Allah Boys will be focused in their approach on Friday Aliko insists Santoba were lucky to snatch the 2-1 …

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U17 World Cup Not a Do Or Die Affair-NFF

Ahead of the FIFA U17 World Cup taking place in Brazil 26th October – 17th November, Acting President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi has charged the Manu Garba-led technical crew of the Golden Eaglets to focus on the youth development policy and programme of the Federation. Akinwunmi, who is …

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Abraham Reveals Possibility Of Playing For Nigeria

Chelsea forward, Tammy Abraham has refused to rule out the possibility of switching his international allegiance to three-time African champions Nigeria.  The Nigeria Football Federation were keen on recruiting Abraham before the 2018 World Cup and President Amaju Pinnick thought he had convinced the Chelsea striker after visiting him in London, …

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Pogba :Man United Condemn Racist Abuse

Manchester United said they “utterly condemn” the racist abuse their World Cup-winning midfielder Paul Pogba received after he missed a penalty in the 1-1 draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday. The 26-year-old Frenchman has missed four penalties since the start of last season — the most by a Premier League …

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Ruiz Jr Not In Shape For Anthony Joshua Rematch- Trainer

Andy Ruiz Jnr is ‘not in great shape’ ahead of his rematch with Anthony Joshua  according to his own trainer.  The Mexican-American fighter stunned the world in June when he managed to stop Joshua to take away his three world titles in the Brit’s first contest in the United States. Ruiz …

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