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Ghana FA Dissolves Technical Crew Of National Teams

The Ghana Football Association has dissolved the technical teams of all the country’s national sides with immediate effect.   A statement on the GFA’s website said the decision affects both the men’s and women’s national teams. This effectively ends the reign of current Black Stars boss Kwesi Appiah whose contract …

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Minister Vows To Revamp Moshood Abiola Stadium, 3 Others By March

The Minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare has vowed to revamped the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja and three other National Stadia to FIFA Standard by the first quarter of this year. The sports minister made this known in a series of tweets while intimating Nigerians of some …

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23 players shortlisted For Fosla Academy Scholarship

Twenty Three U.13 players from Kogi State have been shortlisted for the final screening exercise of the 2020 FOSLA Academy Scholarship Programme. The players who were picked after the finals of the Kogi state edition of Fosla Academy U.13 tournament which Idah LGA won by defeating Dekina LGA 3:1 include …

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Tokyo 2020: AFN Eyes 2 Gold medal, To Organise 3 Camping Phases

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has said that the federation would focus on winning two gold medals at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. According to the AFN’s calendar for 2020 made available to LEADERSHIP sports the embattled president of the federation, Hon. Engr. Ibrahim Shehu-Gusau, said that …

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2020: Our major target is Olympics Qualification-BFN

President of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria, Francis Orbih, says the federation hopes to consolidate on their achievements in 2019 by qualifying for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. In an interview with Punch correspondent on Wednesday, Orbih said the federation is putting plans in place to ensure their players …

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Arsenal back to winnings ways beat Man United at Emirates

Arsenal won for the second time in 13 Premier League games after Nicolas Pepe and Sokratis scored against Manchester United. Mikel Arteta tasted victory for the first time since taking charge of Arsenal after Nicolas Pepe’s third league goal of the season put his side on course for a 2-0 …

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Volleyball Olympic Qualifiers : We ready to make history – Ajayi

The head coach of the Nigeria senior women’s Volleyball team, Samuel Ajayi said he wants to make history by qualifying for Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Nigeria will compete alongside Egypt, Kenya, Botswana and host Cameroon from 2nd to 10th January, 2020 for the sole ticket. The team jet out Thursday with twelve players, …

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Enyeama, Drogba Make Essien’s African Team Of The Decade, Mikel Out

Former Chelsea and ex-Ghana international Michael Essien has revealed his African Team of the Decade, with ex-Blues teammate Mikel John Obi a notable absentee. The midfielder, who shone in West London between 2005 and 2014, was one of the club’s stalwarts before injuries slowed him down since 2010. Be that …

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Arsenal Vs Man Utd: The Battle Of Faded Giants

At the start of this decade, clashes between Arsenal and Manchester United were still potentially title-deciding affairs, but when the pair meet on New Year’s Day at the Emirates they will have more modest goals in mind. United have not won a league title since Alex Ferguson’s final season in …

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Basketball: Expect fireworks in 2020, Kida tells Nigerians

Nigerian Basketball stakeholders have been assured of more strides in the sports as another new year beckons. In his New Year speech to stakeholders, the NBBF President, Engr Musa Kida said the next 12 months will witness the consolidation of achievements recorded on the domestic and international scene in 2019. …

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NFF will focus hard on qualifiers, youth programs in 2020- Pinnick

The hard focus of the Nigeria Football Federation in the year 2020 will be on the various qualifying matches for major competitions as well as youth and grassroots development programs, according to President of the NFF, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick. Pinnick made it known on Tuesday that the football –governing …

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