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Man Utd Lose Pogba, De Gea For Liverpool Clash

Manchester United’s hopes of upsetting the odds against Premier League leaders Liverpool on Sunday suffered a fresh blow as manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed both Paul Pogba and David de Gea will miss the clash at Old Trafford through injury. De Gea pulled up with a muscle problem during Spain’s …

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 Norwegian League Top Scorer Eyes Super Eagles Call-up

Nigerian striker, Leke James has continued to impress at his club, Molde FK in Norway as second leading scorer in the top flight league. The experienced striker is still rolling back the years after he notched his 16th goal for the season for table topping Molde just before the FIFA …

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National Final 8 Dunks off As Air Warriors Battle MFM Queens

By @Vjwale Action will commence today in the Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League National Final 8 as teams battle for the 2019 National title and two continental tickets. Newly established Air Warriors based in Abuja with 20 wins in 21 games will hope to continue their impressive performance when they …

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Badminton: Nigeria begin Battle For Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification

Nigeria’s top female badminton player, Dorcas Adesokan and her male counterpart, Onuoluwapo Opeyori and Godwin Olofua will begin their quest for Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification today at the 2019 Egypt International tournament. The tournament serves off, yesterday, but the trio will join the action today in the main draw for …

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Alleged Corruption: ICPC grills more NFF bigwigs

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) have invited more officials of the Nigeria Football Federation for questioning over the ongoing corruption investigation. The ICPC is currently investigating officials of the NFF over alleged corruption and “having more than what they could have earned.” In the first …

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2019/20 NPFL Season Get kick-off date

The League Management Company (LMC) has announced November 3, 2019 as the kick-off date of the 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) with match slated at all ten venues. This followed a consultative meeting between the LMC and heads of the 20 participating clubs in Abuja on Monday, October 14, …

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Beach Volleyball: Nigeria eyes Tokyo 2020 Olympics qualification 

Nigeria beach volleyball coach, John Iwerinma said he is optimistic the country will qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Iwerinma stated this after Nigeria lost to Canada 2-0 (21-11, 22-20) at the ANOC World Beach Games in Doha, Qatar. He said the players played with high dedication, selflessness and determination …

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Mikel: NFF Begged Me To Continue Playing For Nigeria

Nigerian legend John Obi Mikel has disclosed he nearly retired from international football with the Super Eagles in 2013. The Trabzonspor midfielder finally retired from international football having played for the African giants for thirteen years after helping the team finish third at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in …

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2019 First Bank Georgian Cup: Rubicon, Almat, Lintex Others In Impressive Start

The ongoing  First Bank Georgian Cup Centenary Polo Tournament that has been spreading excitements across the country and beyond picked up steams Monday with Rubicon, Almat and Kaduna Profile teams winning their opening games. 2018 runners-up  winner, step up their campaign for a third  First Bank Georgian Cup glory  with 11-9 defeat of the …

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Present Best Athletes For Tokyo 2020, Minister Tasks Federations

Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, has charged sports federations to present their best athletes for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan to ensure a podium finish. He gave the directive yesterday in Abuja in a crucial meeting with presidents, secretaries of federations and technical directors. He further …

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FWC Battles Goddosky In Bimo Sporting Club Scouting Final

FWC Champions FC of Abuja and Goddosky International FC of Nnewi, Anambra State will today battle for the Bimo Sporting Club Scouting Tournament tittle. The chairman, Bimo Sporting Club, Chinedu Okoye, while speaking to newsmen yesterday in Abuja said that the winner of the tournament will go home with the …

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Anambra To Set New Height For Sports Dev’t- Oli

By  @Vjawale The Chairman of Anambra State sports development commission, Tony Oli, said the state government has mapped out plans to take sports development to a new height.  The chairman, while speaking to newsmen in Abuja yesterday revealed the level of grassroots sports development across the states, adding that that …

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Air Warriors Eye Zenith Bank Basketball League Title 

By Olawale Ayeni,  @Vjwale The Air Warriors of Abuja, have disclosed their intention to compete for the  prestigious title of the 2019 Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League. The finals 8  of the competition is scheduled to take place at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos from October …

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Brazil Friendly: Super Eagles Ready To Write Names In Gold -Pascal

By Olawale Ayeni Ahead of the prestigious international friendly match between Nigeria and Brazil, Super Eagles coordinator, Pascal Patrick, said the players would be going all out to make names for themselves.  Pascal, who spoke to to LEADERSHIP Sports on phone from the team based camp in Singapore said the …

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