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Chelsea run a loss despite Abramovich input

Chelsea made a loss of almost £100 million ($130 million) last year despite owner Roman Abramovich pouring nearly a quarter of a billion pounds into the Premier League club, their figures for 2018/19 released on Tuesday show. Amongst their expenditure was yet another payout to a sacked manager — this …

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Premier League big guns avoid each other in FA Cup fourth round

League One Shrewsbury could host European champions Liverpool in the FA Cup fourth round later this month as holders Manchester City take on Fulham. The Shrews host Bristol City in a third round replay next week with the winners earning the right to take on the runaway Premier League leaders. …

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NBBF Mourns NBA Chief 

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has joined the global community in mourning the demise of former NBA Commissioner, David Stern who died on Wednesday, 1st of January, 2020. The NBBF described the death of the 77 year old who revolutionised the NBA as a sad event which was not the perfect …

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CAF Awards: Super Falcons, Oshoala, Osimhen in line for honours 

Nigerian star football players Asisat Oshoala, Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze are in the shortlist for honours at the 2019 CAF Awards ceremony scheduled for the Albatros Citadel Sahl Hasheesh, Hurghada, Egypt on Tuesday night. Winner of the gong in 2014, 2016 and 2017, and also among the final three in …

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Enyimba reveals reason for Abd’allah sack as Head Coach

Nigeria Professional Football League outfit Enyimba have relieved Usman Abd’allah of his duties as head coach on Monday. Following a five-game winless run across all competitions, the People’s Elephant have parted ways with the 45-year-old tactician His dismissal came in the wake of their 4-0 defeat to Plateau United in …

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Tokyo 2020 : Imoudu Confident Of Beach Volleyball Team Qualification

The head coach of Nigeria beach volleyball team, Francis Imoudu said the women’s team is one step away to secure qualification for the  Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games in Japan. Nigeria women’s beach volleyball team finished first at the zone 3 2020 Olympic qualifiers in Laboma, Ghana. In the women championship …

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Odogwu U.17 Tournament Begins in Abuja

The maiden edition of the Odogwu U.17 Football Tournament will begin on Tuesday 17 January in Gwagwalada Abuja. The tournament sponsored by the Abia Warriors Football Club Sporting Director, Patrick Ngwaogu (Odogwu ndi Abia) is aimed at discovering youths at that level that are ready to make a living from …

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Volleyball: Nigeria Begins 2020 Olympic Qualifiers Against Cameroon

Nigeria’s volleyball women national team will today begin their quest for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games when they lock horns against Cameroon at the ongoing qualifiers in Yaoundé.  The head coach of the Nigeria senior women’s Volleyball team, Samuel Ajayi said the team will go all out for maximum points against  …

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Abandoning The Goose That Constantly Lays The Golden Egg

For so many years he has been working assiduously in the background moulding generation after generation of players who have gone ahead to play for Nigeria at the U17 and U20 level as well as in the Super Eagles He is Usman Ilerika but fondly called Haruna Ilerika because his …

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NFF Reveals Reason For Contracting Recruitment Of Nat’l Team Coaches

The Second Vice President, of Nigeria Football Federation, Mallam Shehu Dikko has revealed the reasons behind the federation’s contraction of the recruitment of national team coaches to a consulting firm, PWC. Speaking in an online interactive interview, Dikko said all arrangements have been concluded to recruit the coaches, saying that …

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Edo 2020: Residents Upbeat Ahead Of National Sports Festival

Residents in Edo State are excited as preparations enter final stage ahead of the hosting of the 2020 National Sports Festival (NSF) in the first quarter of the year. A cross-section of Benin residents, who spoke to journalists at the weekend, said with the level of preparation for the hosting …

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Golf: Essien Targets 2022 Youth Olympics Gold Medal

Nigeria’s fast rising Junior golfer Iyene Essien, has revealed that, her targets is to deliver the country’s first gold medal for golf at the 2022 Summer Youth Olympics in Dakar, Senegal. Essien who is the Nigeria’s top junior player, as her golf medals has already outnumber her 13 years of …

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