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Nigeria Beat Montenegro, Wins Peak Invitational Tournament

D’Tigers Head Coach, Alex Nwora says the Peak Invitational victory on Sunday against Montenegro could never have come at a better time for the team. Nwora who led the team to its first ever Peak Invitational title in Yangzhou which heralds the FIBA Men’s World Cup  on Saturday, 31st of …

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NBBF begs FG To support D’Tigers FIBA World Cup campaign

Less the 6 days to the FIBA Men’s World Cup in China, the Nigeria Basketball Federation is optimistic about government’s support for the D’Tigers team already in China. Speaking to journalists in Abuja after the presentation of the 2019 FIBA Women’s Afrobasket trophy to the newly appointed Honorable Minister of …

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‘I Suffered Several Disappointments With National Team’

Former Nigeria junior international Moses Lucky Boy Amata has described his life with national team as miserable, saying he suffered several disappointments and embarrassments in his bid to make a living in football. He said he had been in football ever since he was toddler, but frustration lead him to …

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Allowance Controversy: FG Commends Athletes, Charges Team To Remain Focus

By @Vjwale The federal government has commended Nigerian athletes at the on-going African Games in Rabat, Morocco following their attitude in regards to their daily allowance controversy. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports, Mr Olusade Adesola who spoke to newsmen in Abuja said that the complaints by …

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I’ll End Anthony Joshua Career In Saudi Arabia -Ruiz Jr

Andy Ruiz Jr has vowed to “end Anthony Joshua’s career in the desert”, confirming the Saudi Arabia rematch for the first time. The Mexican world champion took to Twitter on Saturday morning to publicly announce his agreement for the December 7 fight in the Middle East “I dethroned the king June …

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 We‘ll Privatize Abuja National Stadium – Dare

By @vjwale The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, said that the ministry is set to privatize the Moshood Abiola National stadium  in Abuja. The sports minister disclosed this yesterday during the inspection of the facilities at the Abuja Stadium, who was taken through the master plan …

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SWAN Reels Out Expectations For New Sports Minister

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has congratulated the newly appointed Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, describing his appointment as well-deserved. “His appointment as Minister for Youth and Sports represents a new frontier in the administration of sports in Nigeria and one that is expected to usher …

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INTERPOL Week: Okocha, Amokachi, Others Battle Police

Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Jay Jay Okocha and Daniel Amokachi will lead other ex-internationals to battle the Nigerian Police’s machine team in commemoration of INTERPOL week at the Millennium Park football pitch, tomorrow. The co-ordinator of the event, Chikulue Iloenyosi disclosed this to newsmen in Abuja, yesterday. He said …

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Eze Joins Adanaspor On Loan From Sturm Graz

Nigeria born striker, Emeka Eze has completed a one-season loan move to Turkish League 1 side, Adanaspor from Austria club side, Sturm Graz. This was confirmed by the Turkish club on their website just as the 22-year old former RoPS of Finland forward completed his medical on Tuesday before penning …

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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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