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Lagos City Marathon: We’ll Deliver World Class Race-Thomas

The Head of communications and media of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Olukayode Thomas, said preparations are in top gear to deliver a world class race at the 2020 edition of the marathon. The 5th edition of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon is scheduled to take place on Saturday, February …

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BFN Eye 2020 Olympic qualification

The President of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) Francis Orbih Esq has stated that the federation is working assiduously to ensure that its players’ qualifier for this year’s Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan. As part of the Federation’s 2020 programme, Africa’s reigning champion Anuolowapo Opeyori, his doubles partner Godwin …

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‘Not time to make waves’: Mbappe on new PSG contract

French World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe brushed aside questions about his future at Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday when he said “it’s not the time to make waves” over contract talks. The 21-year-old striker, long linked with a move to Real Madrid, insisted his mind was only on helping PSG defend …

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Nigerian male players slammed after‘failure’ at CAF awards

Former Green Eagles winger, Adegoke Adelabu says the failure by Nigerian male players to win a single title at the 2019 CAF Awards ceremony in Egypt on Tuesday night was a big slap to the nation’s football. Apart from Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala, who won the African Woman Player …

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Oshoala vows to create her own legacy

Asisat Oshoala was named the 2019 Confederation of African Football’s Women’s Player of the Year on Tuesday. The Nigerian has said she wants to ‘create her own history’. This is the fourth time the Super Falcons’ Captain has won the award, equalling the record of fellow Nigerian Perpetua Nkwocha. Nkwocha, who …

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Plateau Utd Fall to Katsina Utd, As Rangers back to winning Ways  

Lobi Stars and Rivers United levelled up with Plateau United at the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League after recording important wins in their matchday-13 games on Wednesday. Plateau United went down to a 1-0 defeat against Katsina United at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium with Joseph Atule netting the …

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Volleyball: Nigeria Beat Botswana Set For Kenya Showdown 

The head coach of the Nigeria senior women’s Volleyball team, Samuel Ajayi has praised the fighting spirit his players showed in their 3-1 (25-18, 20-25, 25-20, 25-23) win over Botswana at the Popasy hall in Yaounde, Cameroon. Nigeria recorded her first win at the ongoing 2020 CAVB Tokyo women’s Volleyball …

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NNL Club Unveils Finnish Coach

Nigeria National League side, Oyah Sports FC have unveiled Finnish coach, Mika Matias as their Technical Director on Tuesday in Abuja. The former Finnish second division manager takes charge of the team immediately after he was unveiled and will be at the team training ground at the Old Parade Ground, …

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Lagos City Marathon: Ongori, Yami Join Elite Field

The elite field of the 2020 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon keeps getting richer with the inclusion of Philes Moora Ongori and Dadi Yami. In a statement signed by head communications and media, Olukayode Thomas, he said that Ongori who started her career in Japan and won a number of …

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Rangers Demote 8 Players, Eye Quality Strikers

In a bid to stop the not too impressive run in the ongoing season, Rangers International FC of Enugu have sent some of its players to the second team of the club while also sourcing for quality attackers to beef up the squad. The technical crew and management of the …

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Ese Brume sets 2020 Olympics Targets

Nigeria’s lone medallist at Doha 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championship, Ese Brume, says she needs the support of Nigerian government to be able to achieve her aim of winning a medal in this year’s Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan. Team Nigeria was on the verge of missing out on the …

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Mane, Oshoala Africa’s Football King and Queen

Senegal forward, Sadio Mane, has emerged as the 2019 Male African Player of the Year while Nigerian star, Asisat Oshoala, claimed the prize for the women category. Mane saw off the competition from his club teammate, Mohamed Salah, and Manchester City star, Riyad Mahrez, to win his maiden individual award …

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Paul Pogba undergoes ankle surgery

Paul Pogba underwent surgery on his ankle injury on Tuesday, reporting that “everything went well” during the operation in a social media post. The Manchester United midfielder initially posted a video on Instagram in which he looked groggy and admitted: “I don’t even know if I’m OK or if I’m …

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