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FIBA Afrobasket C/ship: D’Tigers to battle Mali, Rwanda, Algeria

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) said that D’Tigers would compete in Qualification Group D alongside Mali, Rwanda and Algeria for a place in the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Championship. The federation’s Media Officer, Afolabi Oni, disclosed in a statement that the team which narrowly lost the title in 2017 to co-hosts …

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NPFL: Plateau Utd Crush Adamawa Utd to go Top

Plateau United crushed visiting Adamawa United 5-0 in Jos yesterday to regain the top spot of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) . The Jos team leapfrogged Lobi Stars and Rivers United to climb back to the summit. Plateau who began the day third place, knew a win for them …

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LMC still awaits report on breach of public order in Katsina

The League Management Company has been engaging the relevant authorities in respect to the unsavoury incident that occurred within the city of Katsina after the match day 15 NPFL match in Katsina between Katsina United and Kano Pillars. We are still awaiting the on-the- spot report from relevant authorities on …

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2020  Africa Cycling C/Ship : Team Nigeria Wins 11 medals

Team Nigeria won four gold, three silver and four bronze medals to finish the  2020 African Track Cycling Championship in Cairo, Egypt in grand style. The championship which began  last Thursday  ended yesterday, which was organised by the African Cycling Confederation (CAC). According to information on the competition’s website indicated …

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Nigeria Begin Quest For World Cup Glory

Nigeria’s U-19 male cricket team, Junior Yellow-greens, are set to begin their chase for glory at the ongoing 2020 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup in South Africa, as they take on Australia in Kimberley for their opening group B match, today. Nigeria’s young lads who are making their debut …

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Oshoala Backs Nigeria’s Bid For 2020 AWCON

Barcelona striker Asisat Oshoala has backed the interest of the Nigeria Football Federation in bidding for the rights to host the 2020 African Women’s Cup of Nations. The Super Falcon has thrown her weight behind the country’s football authorities to secure the right to stage the championship Congo Brazzaville withdrew from hosting this year’s continental …

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Adekuoroye Reigns In Rome, Oborududu Settles For Bronze

Wrestling sensation and 2-time Commonwealth champion Odunayo Adekuoroye reigned supreme in Rome at the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series tournament, claiming gold in a very dominant fashion in the final of the 57kg class, while Blessing Oborududu (68kg) settled for bronze at the event. After convincingly taking out her opponents in …

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2020 AFCON: World Cup Ticket On Course Despite Angola Defeat – Salami

Nigeria’s national handball team, Technical adviser, Rafiu Salami, said that Nigeria stand a chance to qualify for the 2021 IHF World  Cup despite the team defeat against Angola in their opening game of the ongoing 2020 Africa Nations Cup (AFCON) in Tunis, Tunisia yesterday.   The senior male handball team, who started …

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UEFA Changed Team of Year Formation To Include Ronaldo

UEFA changed their Team of the Year formation so that Cristiano Ronaldo could be included,  European football’s governing body announced the XI  which is based on fan votes  on Wednesday. The team was arranged in an unusual 4-2-4 formation, and sources told ESPN that was due to a desire by …

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Arsenal Target Kurzawa, Djene

Arsenal’s defence has come under scrutiny this season and they are struggling at left-back while injured duo Kieran Tierney and Sead Kolasinac recover. That means the Sun is linking them with a new arrival in that position: PSG star Layvin Kurzawa. Former Arsenal manager Unai Emery was keen on Kurzawa but was unable to pull off a …

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Coaching Barcelona My Dream Job But Came Too Early – Xavi

Xavi said it was “too early” for him to coach Barcelona as he confirmed  yesterday  that he had received an offer from his former club but would remain at Qatari side Al-Sadd. World Cup winner Xavi, 39, said Barcelona’s director of football Eric Abidal made him the offer, before settling on Quique …

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CAF Reappoints Yusuf ‘Fresh’ For 6th Term

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has reappointed Comrade Ahmed Yusuf ‘Fresh’ as member of its Technical and Development Committee.  The reappointment has extended Fresh’s tenure as member of CAF standing Committee for record sixth term in spite of major shake-ups in all structures of the African football body. Fresh, …

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NCF Announces Final Team For 2020 ACA CUP C/ship

The Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) has announced the final list of players for the 2020 Africa Cricket Association Cup Championship in Kenya. Joshua Ayannaike, for the first time, will lead the the 14-man Yellow team as captain while Sylvester Okpe retains his position as vice captain. The team is finely …

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ICC World Cup: Nigeria Will Prove Bookmakers Wrong – Timinadi

Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF)’s national development manager (South), Tonye Timinadi has said that Nigeria’s U-19 male cricket, Junior Yellow Greens, will be going all out to prove bookmakers wrong at the forthcoming ICC World Cup in South Africa. The International Cricket Council (ICC) will hold from January 17 to February …

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Dare Reveals Sports Ministry’s 2020 Top Agenda

In an effort to develop sports in the country, the Minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare, has revealed the ministry top agenda for the year.  Dare disclosed while fielding questions from journalists on preparations of athletes for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics adding that  the upgrade and renewal of sports infrastructure …

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