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Ruth Ogbeifo–Balofin empowers orphans and widows in Ilorin

Sydney 2000 Olympic silver medallists, Ruth Ogbeifo-Balofin has empowered orphans and widows through her pet project Charity Mind of Giving (CMOG) FOUNDATION. The 2002 Commonwealth Games champion told newsman that CMOG FOUNDATION became necessary in order to alleviate the plight of the less privileged in the society. The former Nigeria …

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Everton Complete £22m James Rodriguez Signing 

Everton have signed Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez for £22m from Real Madrid. The 29-year-old has signed a two-year deal with an option for a third season in a move that sees him link up with Carlo Ancelotti for the third time, having played under him at Bayern Munich and Real. …

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Transfer rumours: Fraser, Sancho, Bale, Coutinho, Suarez, Dzeko

Scotland winger Ryan Fraser, 26, has agreed to join Newcastle United after leaving Bournemouth in the summer and is set to have a medical on Monday. (Sky Sports) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has spoken to England winger Jadon Sancho, 20, about joining the club from Borussia Dortmund this summer. (Express) Despite Gareth Bale’s desire to leave Real …

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Bauchi FA Mourns Ajibade Babala

Follow on me on Twitter: @vjwale The Bauchi State Football Association (BAFA) has joined Nigerians all over the world in mourning the death of former Super Eagles’ defender, Ajibade Babalade who died of cardiac arrest on Friday, September 4th 2020.   According to the statement signed by the Chairman of …

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Niger To Host 2020 Emirs Cup

Following the federal government pronouncements on the resumption of football activities across the country, the Federation of Youth Soccer Clubs (FEYSOC) have concluded arrangement to host the next edition of Emirs cup in Niger state. The tournament which is named after the Emir of Lapai ìn the state is Christened the …

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Adamu Hassan Seals Nasarawa United Return Deal

Following serious discussions with Adamu Hassan popularly known as Baba Ramatu, the Kano Pillars Football Club’s prolific attacker has accepted to return to his home State club, Nasarawa United for the 2020/2021 football league season. Chairman of Nasarawa United FC, Barr. Isaac Danladi, told the club’s Media Department that the …

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Ajagba Vows To Dethrone Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua’s long-held dream of fighting in Africa could be aided by the rising threat of another Nigerian heavyweight who plans to knock him off his perch. Heavyweight boxing prospect Efe Ajagba believes he has what it takes to beat Nigerian-born British boxer Anthony Joshua. Heavyweight prospects are defined by …

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COVID-19: Sporting leagues to resume with no fans -PTF

Follow me on Twitter:@Vjwale The Federal Government has announced that sports leagues are to resume without fans in the stadiums Recall, that the FG earlier approved use of recreational parks for supervised physical exercise and non-contact sports. It emphasised that sporting leagues can resume without fans in the stadium. The …

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COVID-19: Ojekunle Begs FG To Lift Ban On Football

Follow me on Twitter:@vjwale Folabi Ojekunle, head coach of the Na- tionwide League One (NLO) side, Udala FC of Awka, Anambra State, has appealed to the federal government to approve the resumption of football activities which was suspended since March due to the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking to LEADERSHIP …

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Fieldoo Challenge Nigeria Football Scouting Programme Storms Abuja November

Nigeria is set to witness a new phase in football scouting programme as European-based football talent scouting coaches and managers will storm Nigeria’s capital, Abuja November to carry out a one-week football scouting programme. Fieldoo, a Switzerland based football talent scouting company, will storm Abuja in November in search of …

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Monday Football Transfer Gossip

Manchester City are prepared to pay 33-year-old Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi £450m as part of a five-year plan that would eventually see him join New York City FC. (Sport, via Daily Star) Tottenham attempted to hijack Manchester United’s move for Netherlands and Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek, …

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Golf: Oboh Excels At Czech Ladies Open

Follow me on Twitter: @Vjwale Nigeria’s only representative on the Ladies professional ranks as a member of the Ladies European Tour, Georgia Oboh, did herself and country proud at the just concluded Czech Ladies Open held at the Beroun Golf Club in Beroun, Czech Republic. Oboh, started the tournament with …

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16 Teams To Battle For 5Star Football Premier League Title

Follow me on Twitter:@Vjwale Towards developing grassroots football in the country, no  fewer than 16 teams are set to battle for the 2020 5Star Football Premier League. The tournament is expected to kickoff from September 12 to  October 24, 2020in Abuja as the winners are expected to pocket N800, 000. …

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