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FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup: Team Nigeria Depart For Kampala

Nigeria’s men and women 3×3 national basketball teams will depart Abuja today to Kampala, Uganda for the 2019 FIBA Africa Cup, after two and half months of training at the basketball hall of Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja. The Nigeria’s men team will be hoping to regain the title they …

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AFN Hashes Out Controversy, Uncovers Sabotage

Trouble they say comes in threes, first it was the saga that enveloped the sports sphere following a purported denial of a congratulatory letter from the National Olympic Committee (NOC), then came the stripping of the gold medal of Olatoye Oyesade, then came the sound of discordant tunes within the …

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2020 Tokyo Qualifier: Shooting Sport Federation Begins Trials

By @vjwale Nigeria Shooting Sport Federation (NSSF) is set to begin trials for its Shooters in preparation for the forth coming African Shooting Sport Championships (ASSC) billed for Tipasa, Algeria. Speaking to Journalists in Abuja, President of the Nigeria Shooting Sport Federation (NSSF) Brig.General Lonsdale Adeoye (Rtd), said the trials …

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AFN President Pledges To Support Marathon Athletes

  The President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria, (AFN) Ibrahim Gusau has pledged to give necessary support to the country’s marathon athletes.  Gusua stated this at the sidelines of the JAC 10km road race held in Abeokuta, Ogun state recently.  The AFN boss revealed that his board will source for funds …

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U17 World Cup: Eaglets battles Netherlands Over Quarter-final spot

Five –time champions Nigeria will start as favourites when they confront Netherlands in Tuesday’s Round of 16 clash at the FIFA U17 World Cup finals in Brazil. The Golden Eaglets topped their Group B after winning two matches (defeated Hungary 4-2 and Ecuador 3-2) and losing one (1-2 to Australia). …

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Olympic Eagles Targets three points against Cote d’Ivoire

Nigeria’s U23 boys have intensified final preparations for this month’s 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations finals in Egypt with high expectations of picking the three points against their Ivorian counterparts in Saturday’s opening game of Group B. Head Coach Imama Amapakabo is delighted with the output of his wards at …

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BREAKING: Arsenal ‘sack 8 backroom staff’

Arsenal have axed a staggering eight members of staff as part of an extensive behind-the-scenes overhaul, according to reports. Mirror says among those to leave the north London club, is head of youth scouting Steve Morrow, who was told he is no longer needed in his role. Morrow represented the …

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Top NFF bigwigs set to manage Golden eaglets ‘Heroes’

As the Golden eaglets of Nigeria begin their quests to succeed at the ongoing FIFA U-17 world cup in Brazil, reliable sources have revealed that high ranking NFF board members are beginning to Match-make Outstanding U-17 Players with their Football agents.  Reliably, One the Nff chieftains, who is behind this Unethical …

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Copa Lagos Games, Preparatory Ground For Nigeria — Azeez

By @vjwale Ahead of the forthcoming FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, Super Sand Eagles captain, Abu Azeez has said that ‘Copa Lagos Tournament’ would serve as a good preparatory ground for Nigeria to finish top at the world showpiece. The 8th edition of the Copa Lagos games is scheduled to …

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Olympics: Tokyo, IOC still at loggerheads over marathon move

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday said it wanted Tokyo to understand the reasons why it was switching the 2020 Games marathon to the northern city of Sapporo, a decision that had infuriated the capital’s governor, Yuriko Koike. The IOC announced a plan earlier this month to move the …

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U-17 World Cup: Stamp Your Authority Minister Charges Golden Eaglets

By @vjwale The Minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare has charged the Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets to stamp their authority in their next game of the ongoing Under-17 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The sports minister made this known through is official twitter handle following the five-time world champions …

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Rohr picks, Musa, Ekong, 21 others for Benin, Lesotho Clash

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has empaneled his squad for next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Benin Republic and Lesotho, with Captain Ahmed Musa back after injury and midfielder Ramon Azeez retained after seeing action in this month’s 1-1 draw with five –time world champions …

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