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How Not To Stop The Growth of Basketball in Nigeria: The Musa Kida Factor

The pains and anguish bedeviling our national life is hydra-headed. These pains are actually, self-induced. Most times, the blames are erroneously laid at the steps of our national leaders. Mostly erroneous, because the citizenry seem to have wittingly abdicated their roles and duties, as true patriots. As citizens, we have …

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36 Lion In Fierce Battle With AS Cotonou

36 Lion late Tuesday trained at the Stade René Pleven d’Akpakpa ahead of the their opening game against AS Cotonou. The Lions who landed in Cotonou on Tuesday from their training camp in Lagos, were very confident during the shape up activities, ahead of the tie which is their first …

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Stop Parading As SWAN President, NUJ Warns Sirawoo

President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Chris Isiguzo has described the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Sports, Rivers State, Honour Sirawoo as unfit to lead the Sports Writer Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Isiguzo in his reaction to a statement ascribed to Sirawoo explained that only a Sports writer can be a …

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Otis Releases D’Tigress Final 13-Woman List For 2021 Afrobasket

Nigeria Women’s National team coach Otis Hughley on Tuesday released the final 13-woman list for the 2021 women Afrobasket Tournament slated for 17th to 26th of September. The back-to-back Afrobasket Champions D’tigress will be going to Cameroon to defend the tournament they won in 2017, 2019 respectively.   In a …

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Over N300bn Spent On Nigerian Players In 10 Years Says FIFA

A total of $733.1m (N300,571,000) has been spent on the purchase of Nigerian players in the last 10 years. This was contained in a document published by FIFA, which was seen by our correspondent. The report ranks Nigeria No.16 in the nationalities by total spending on transfer fees and the first …

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36 Lion Set To Roar At Training Tour

36 Lion of Lagos are set for the tour of Benin Republic, where they would play series of friendlies against six Premier League sides. The tour will last for two weeks and the team will travel to the Francophone country on Tuesday 14th September. Liameed Gafar the proprietor of 36 …

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Can Ronaldo Return Win Champions League Title For Man United ?

Cristiano Ronaldo believes Manchester United can win the Premier League and the Champions League if they can add maturity to their game consistently. The 36-year-old scored twice in his first game back at United on Saturday as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side sealed a 4-1 win over Newcastle United. Ronaldo’s return …

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Golden Guinea Out To Support Grassroot Sports Dev’t- Ezenwa

Golden Guinea Breweries PLC has stated that they are out to support the development of grassroots sports and the national teams across the country. The Co-Investor, of Golden Guinea Breweries, Chief Oke Ezenwa, who was represented by Daniel Oniko while speaking to newsmen in Abuja on Saturday said that the …

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I am not leaving Gombe United now says Coach Zubair

By: Oluwabusayo Olowookere Head Coach of Gombe United Coach Aliyu Zubair, has declared that he will not be leaving his position despite having qualified the Savannah Scorpion back to Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) with their results from the Nigeria National League Super 8 Playoff in Enugu. The Soft-spoken coach …

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Federation Election: I am Ready To Serve NBBF Again- Kida

The Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Nigeria Basketball Federation NBBF, Engineer Ahmadu Musa Kida, has expressed his readiness to serve in the top position of Basketball in the country. Kida made the declaration in Abuja, at a Press conference ahead of the 2021 Basketball Premier League seasons which dunks off …

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