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Para-Soccer President Tasks FG, Stakeholders On Sports Development

President of Para-Soccer Federation of Nigeria (PFN), Misbahu Didi has called on the federal government and stakeholders on the need to develop sports in Nigeria to meet international best practices. The PFN made the call in an interview with newsmen in Abuja yesterday, while revealing reasons behind Nigeria’s poor performance …

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Sports Ministry Drills Federations On Anti-Doping Rules

In an effort to ensure that Team Nigeria present drug-free athletes at 2019 All African Game in Morocco, the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development yesterday gathered all the Sports Federations in the country for a 2days seminar on anti-doping rules. The Seminar themed ‘Strategic Re-Positioning of Result Oriented National …

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Australia 2019: MAN Kicks Start Preparation For WMF World Cup

Minifootball Association of Nigeria (MAN) has officially kick started preparations for Team Nigeria ahead of the WMF World Cup holding in Perth, Australia from 1st to 11th Oct, 2019. At the all-important board meeting held in Abuja yesterday a committee to draw up structures and modalities for the hosting of …

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How heart attack Hits World Cup Winner

Spain’s World Cup-winning goalkeeper Iker Casillas says “everything is controlled” after he had a heart attack during training with his club Porto. The 37-year-old is “stable” in hospital and remains under observation. Casillas, regarded as one of Real Madrid’s greatest keepers, says he had “a big scare” but added that …

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Breaking: Super Eagles to play Zimbabwe, Senegal in friendlies

Nigeria will square up to Zimbabwe and Senegal in pre-AFCON 2019 friendly matches in the month of June. Sportswaka.com can report  The three –time African champions will open camp in Asaba, capital of Delta State on 2nd June, ahead of the clash with the Warriors of Zimbabwe at the Stephen …

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Handball : Team Nigeria win big in AAG Qualifiers

The National Male and Female Senior Male Handball teams began their quest for qualification for the All Africa on a winning note with emphatic victories over host Bukina Faso. The male team comprising of some of the players that participated in the just concluded IHF International Trophy Challenge in Kosovo, …

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Dalung Okays Canoe, Kayak For 2020 National Sports Festival

The  Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Barrister Solomon Dalung has directed the sports ministry to include canoeing and Kayaking as a compulsory sports at the 2020 National Sports Festival  billed for Edo state.  The 20th edition of the national sports festivals is scheduled to run from March 22nd to …

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Nigeria To Host ITTF African Championships

Nigeria has won the rights to host the 2019 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) African Cup and Club Championships this August. The country’s largest city of Lagos will welcome Africa’s top players for the continental tournaments which serve as a dress rehearsal for the 2019 African Games in Morocco later …

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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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