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AFCON 2019 : Guinea coach talks tough ahead of Nigeria clash

Ahead of their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations clash against Nigeria, Guinea coach Paul Put has called on his team to be “bigger”. The Syli Nationale will face the Super Eagles in their second Group B match at the tournament, with the teams meeting at the Alexandria Stadium this afternoon. …

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12th AAG: Falconets to tackle South Africa, Cameroon

The draw for the football event of the 12th All-Africa Games has been conducted in Cairo, Egypt with host nation Morocco heading Group A that also has Equatorial Guinea, Mali and Algeria. Nigeria head Group B and will trade tackles with Cameroon, South Africa and Zambia. Organizers have reiterated that this …

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Super Eagles Battles Guinea over Round of 16 ticket 

Nigeria will reach the Round of 16 of the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt if the Super Eagles put the Syli Nationale of Guinea to the sword in their second match of the tournament on Wednesday. The match starts at 4.30pm Egypt time, which is 3.30pm in Nigeria. Guinea’s …

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Taekwondo: Athletes, coaches storms Abuja For National trials

Abuja, Nigeria’s capital is currently bubbling with the arrival of no fewer than 120 Athletes, who are already registered for 2019 National Taekwondo Trials scheduled between June 26 and 29 June, 2019. The competition meant to access Athletes from all over the country will officials pick in-form ones to upcoming …

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Athletics: We I’ll Produce Olympic Medalist For Nigeria – Gusau

Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) President, Ibrahim Gusau said that the federation will produce podium finish athletes at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.  The AFN boss made this known at the ongoing Athletics National Trials at the main bowl of the Moshood Abiola stadium in Abuja yesterday. Gusau revealed …

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Ministry of Youth and Sports Endorses SOPAN

Permanent secretary of Nigeria’s ministry of Youths and Sports Development, Olushade Adesola has endorsed the existence of Sports Online Association Publishers of Nigeria (SOPAN) The endorsement came when he respectively received on Thursday the Executives of the fastest growing Association at his office in Abuja. Expressing his joy while addressing …

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Warriors, Union Bank and Islanders Return for NBBF Premier League

25 teams will begin campaign for league glory and a continental ticket when the Nigeria Basketball Federation organized Men’s Premier League tip off on 8th of July. The teams divided into the traditional Savannah and Atlantic Conferences will see the return of Dodan Warriors, Lagos Islanders and Union Bank Basketball …

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Mukhtar Emerges FCT FA Chairman

Mohammed Adam Mukhtar has emerged the new chairman of the Federal Capital Territory Football Association, FCT FA Mukhtar pulled a total of 11 votes to defeat the incumbent chairman, Musa Talle who got 4 votes. In the other elections, Patrick Ngwaogu, the incumbent 1st Vice Chairman lost to Kolo Salisu, …

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AFCON 2019 Kicks Off Amidst Security Concerns  

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON) will kick- off today in Cario, Egypt, with 24 teams participating for the first time in an expanded format amidst security concerns.  Egypt will host the Cup of Nations for the fifth time as was chosen ahead of South Africa after Cameroon was …

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Shooting at rally mars Raptors celebration of NBA crown

A giant parade to celebrate the Toronto Raptors winning their first NBA title was marred Monday by a shooting behind the downtown stage at Nathan Phillips Square — which left two people badly injured and sent revelers fleeing in panic. A crowd estimated at more than one million people gathered …

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Super Falcons Bow To France

Nigeria’s Super Falcons were defeated yesterday by their France counterparts 0-1 in the ongoing 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, in Roazhon Park, Rennes.  Nigeria came into the tie having lost their opening game in Group A  0-3 to Norway but bounced back with a 2-0 convincing win over South Korea …

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AFCON 2019: Don’t Underestimate Any Team, Ojekunle Warns Rohr

Ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON) in Egypt, United Kingdom-based  Nigeria soccer coach, Folabi Ojekunle, has warmed Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr not to underestimate any team. The three-time champions Nigeria will make a return to the AFCON finals after missing the last two editions of the competition …

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 Nigerian ambassador charges Eagles for AFCON trophy

The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Arab Republic of Egypt, His Excellency Professor Dandatti Abdulkadir has urged players and officials of the Super Eagles to strive to be worthy representatives of the country while fighting for her pride during the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals in …

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