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2019 AAG : Dalung Tasks Athletes To Go For Gold

Ahead of the 2019 All Africa Games in Morocco, The  Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has charged the Nigerian athletes to do the nation proud at the biennial games.  The sports minister made this known while receiving the victorious Team Nigeria contingents to the 2019 African …

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Dons Charges Super Falcons on hard work, patriotism

A trio of university dons on Tuesday challenged players of the Super Falcons and the Golden Eaglets to make hard work, patriotism, focus, dedication and fearlessness their watchwords, while discountenancing all events and situations that could discourage them in their various national assignments. At a seminar organized by the Nigeria …

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Okocha, Kanu,Babangida Returns To Super Eagles

The Nigeria Football Federation has appointed former Super Eagles’ captains Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha and Nwankwo Kanu, as well as former star winger Tijani Babangida as scouts and movitational figures for Nigeria’s campaign at the 32ndAfrica Cup of Nations taking place in Egypt this summer.   According to NFF General …

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U17 World Cup : We want to be world champions again – Tijani

After finishing fourth at the 2019 Africa U17 Cup of Nations in Tanzania, Samson Tijani, the captain of the Golden Eaglets has said the players have shifted their focus to winning the FIFA U17 World Cup at the finals in Brazil later this year. Tijani told thenff.com that the team was just …

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Ministry of sports have given volleyball assurance says Nimrod

The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Engineer Musa Nimrod said the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports has assured the federation of maximum support. Nimrod disclosed this during a media parley with newsmen after the end of the successful 2019 Africa Beach Volleyball Cup Seniors in Abuja. He said …

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Joshua to know opponent today

Anthony Joshua’s opponent for his United States debut is set to be confirmed on Tuesday (today), according to Matchroom Sport chairman, Barry Hearn. Britain’s unified heavyweight boxing champion is awaiting news on his next challenger for his scheduled defence at Madison Square Garden in New York on June 1. Matchroom …

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I had no scandal throughout my football career – Okocha

Former Super Eagles Captain, Austin Jay Jay Okocha says he is proud he had a scandal-free football career. Okocha, who dazzled the footballing world with his sizzling skills and breathtaking performances during his playing days, spoke with  newsmen  in Lagos The former Enugu Rangers kid sensation moved to Germany as …

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Why Kenya shun Super Eagles friendly

Kenya Coach, Sebastian Migne has explained his decision to pass on the opportunity of playing against Nigeria and Tunisia in international friendlies ahead of the African Nations Cup. Kenya qualified to compete at the 24-nation biannual sporting showpiece in Egypt for the first time in 15 years and the government …

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150 Athletes Storm Lagos For CBN Junior Tennis Championship

No fewer than 150 athletes from 36 states and FCT would compete for honours in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) week-long Junior Tennis Championship taking place at the National Stadium, Surulere in Lagos. The championship which is the 13th edition in series aims to identify and develop the best …

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Angry Zidane apologises after Madrid lose to struggling Rayo

Zinedine Zidane apologised after Real Madrid were beaten by La Liga strugglers Rayo Vallecano on Sunday and admitted he would like the season to end now. Adri Embarba’s penalty, given after consultation with VAR, was enough for a 1-0 victory for Rayo, who move to within six points of survival, …

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Nigeria wins African badminton Championship

Team Nigeria established their dominance on the continent after they emerged champions of the 2019 All Africa Senior Badminton Championship,  which ended in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Sunday. Nigeria won four gold medals, two silver and one bronze to top the medals table. The team had earlier secured the …

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Nigeria Customs Service Set To Support Beach Volleyball Development 

The Nigeria Customs Service said they are ready to support the development of Beach Volleyball in the country.  This was made known by the Sports Secretary General of Nigeria Customs Service, Samuel Onikeku at the just concluded African Nations Beach Volleyball Senior Men and Women Championships in Abuja yesterday. Onikeku …

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Farah retains British title at Virgin Money London Marathon

Mo Farah admits he is keeping his options open after retaining his British title at the Virgin Money London Marathon. The four-time Olympic champion quit the track after the World Championships in London two years ago to focus on the 26-mile distance. But he admitted he could yet look to …

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