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How Coronavirus has affected global sport

We take a look at the effects on sport of the coronavirus, which by Monday had killed over 3,800 people while infecting more than 110,000 in over 100 countries. FOOTBALL — In Italy, the hardest-hit European country with 366 deaths from COVID-19, Serie A descended into controversy when Italian sports …

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NBBF Begs Nigerians for support for ailing Onah Deborah

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has promised to financially assist the family of budding basket player, Onah Deborah who is currently battling Tuberculosis of the spine. Speaking on Saturday when some members of the board paid her a visit at the Primus Hospital in Abuja, NBBF President, Engr Musa Kida said …

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Bauchi FA Mourns Nasarawa United Defender Chineme Martins

The Bauchi State Football Association (BAFA) have joined millions of Nigeria across the world in mourning the death of Nasarawa United defender, Chineme Martins who slumped and died during the matchday 23 of the NPFL match against Katsina United on Sunday.  Condolences which was conveyed by the Chairman of Bauchi …

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Media Backs Goddosky FC, WACO FA Clash

No fewer than 20 top media organisation in the nation’s capital has agreed to partner with the pride of Ezinifite in Nnewi north, Goddosky FC of Anambra state ahead of their titanic clash against recently crowned champions of the FCT FA League WACO FA. Nationwide League One (NLO) side Goddosky …

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Yusuf Yakubu Vows To Pursue NBA Dream

 Former Texas Prairie View A&M University basketball Star, Yusuf Yakubu is not leaving any stone unturned to fulfill his dreams of playing in the NBA. The 6″7″ power forward who would have been drafted to the NBA in 2018 could not make the cut after he was wrongly accused of …

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FCT FA Partners BSN Sports For Journalists’ Training

The Federal Capital Territory Football Association, FCT FA has partnered with foremost online sports newspaper, Basic Sports in Nigeria (BSN) to organise a one-day workshop in excellent sports coverage, basic understanding of the ethics of the profession as well as learning under those who have seen it all in the …

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Vivacious ball 4.0 to support the girl child, holds March 8

To commemorate the international women’s day as well as lend a voice to the plight of the girl child in Nigeria, an exclusive event tagged Vivacious Ball 4.0 is set to hold on Sunday, March 8 at the prestigious Federal Palace Hotels, Victoria Island, in Lagos. The event which will …

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Why Europe Top clubs must sign Emeka Chinonso

Follow me on twitter: @vjwale  Water FC of Abuja Emeka Chinonso nicknamed ‘Goal Alerts’ a member of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles squad to the 2019 FIFA U20 World Cup in Poland also led the Nigerian striking force to the All Africa Games in Morocco where he was instrumental to the team …

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Handball: D defenders, Plateau Peacock Win North-central League

Follow me on twitter: @vjwale D defenders and Plateau Peacock have emerged champions of the men and women categories of the maiden North-central Handball League. The final matches played over the weekend at the indoor sports hall of the M.K. O Abiola National Stadium in Abuja, saw Niger United beat …

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Friendly: We Want To Place Goddosky FC On World Map – Agbasimelo

Follow me on twitter: @vjwale Ahead of the titanic friendly clash between the pride of Ezinifite, Goddosky FC of Anambra state against recently crowned Federal Capital Territory (FCT) FA League champions WACO FA, the chairman of Goddosky FC, Chief  Eloka Agbasimelo, AKA (Oga ndi Oga) said it an avenue to …

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Women’s Day 2020: Academia Creates Success Draft for Female Athletes

FAME Foundation, a gender based Non-Governmental Organization, NGO, commemorates the International Women’s Day with a conference titled, ‘Women and Sports Dialogue’ which will take place on March 4, 2020 at the Exhibition Pavilion in Abuja. The Dialogue is one of the line-ups of a two-days sports events put together by …

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Opinion: ROHR A MASTER OF QUALIFIERS BUT A SLAVE OF COMPETITIONS

By Abiodun Mohammed After spending over three years at the helms as Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr is hanging to his job by the thread as his team despite having talented crop of players has hardly fulfilled their potentials. The German tactician who has flattered some with his infusion …

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Bauchi FA Commiserates With Kano FA, Pillars Over Death Of Baleria

 The Bauchi State Football Association (BSFA) on Wednesday commiserated with Kano State FA and Kano Pillars over the death Pillars Team Manager, Kabiru Baleria who died on Tuesday aged 57 after a brief illness.   The condolence was conveyed by the Chairman of Bauchi State FA, Patrick Pascal, MON. Pascal …

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Bauchi FA Commends Gov. Mohammed Over Ramat Cup Success

Follow me twitter: @vjwale The Bauchi State Football Assocation (BSFA) has commended the Bauchi State Governor, His Excellency (Senator) Bala Mohammed, over the success recorded by the state’s football U-16 at the just concluded 2020 Ramat International Cup in Kano state. The Bauchi U-16 team narrowly missed out to be …

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