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Adamu Hassan Seals Nasarawa United Return Deal

Following serious discussions with Adamu Hassan popularly known as Baba Ramatu, the Kano Pillars Football Club’s prolific attacker has accepted to return to his home State club, Nasarawa United for the 2020/2021 football league season. Chairman of Nasarawa United FC, Barr. Isaac Danladi, told the club’s Media Department that the …

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Ajagba Vows To Dethrone Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua’s long-held dream of fighting in Africa could be aided by the rising threat of another Nigerian heavyweight who plans to knock him off his perch. Heavyweight boxing prospect Efe Ajagba believes he has what it takes to beat Nigerian-born British boxer Anthony Joshua. Heavyweight prospects are defined by …

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COVID-19: Sporting leagues to resume with no fans -PTF

Follow me on Twitter:@Vjwale The Federal Government has announced that sports leagues are to resume without fans in the stadiums Recall, that the FG earlier approved use of recreational parks for supervised physical exercise and non-contact sports. It emphasised that sporting leagues can resume without fans in the stadium. The …

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COVID-19: Ojekunle Begs FG To Lift Ban On Football

Follow me on Twitter:@vjwale Folabi Ojekunle, head coach of the Na- tionwide League One (NLO) side, Udala FC of Awka, Anambra State, has appealed to the federal government to approve the resumption of football activities which was suspended since March due to the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking to LEADERSHIP …

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Fieldoo Challenge Nigeria Football Scouting Programme Storms Abuja November

Nigeria is set to witness a new phase in football scouting programme as European-based football talent scouting coaches and managers will storm Nigeria’s capital, Abuja November to carry out a one-week football scouting programme. Fieldoo, a Switzerland based football talent scouting company, will storm Abuja in November in search of …

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Monday Football Transfer Gossip

Manchester City are prepared to pay 33-year-old Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi £450m as part of a five-year plan that would eventually see him join New York City FC. (Sport, via Daily Star) Tottenham attempted to hijack Manchester United’s move for Netherlands and Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek, …

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Golf: Oboh Excels At Czech Ladies Open

Follow me on Twitter: @Vjwale Nigeria’s only representative on the Ladies professional ranks as a member of the Ladies European Tour, Georgia Oboh, did herself and country proud at the just concluded Czech Ladies Open held at the Beroun Golf Club in Beroun, Czech Republic. Oboh, started the tournament with …

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16 Teams To Battle For 5Star Football Premier League Title

Follow me on Twitter:@Vjwale Towards developing grassroots football in the country, no  fewer than 16 teams are set to battle for the 2020 5Star Football Premier League. The tournament is expected to kickoff from September 12 to  October 24, 2020in Abuja as the winners are expected to pocket N800, 000. …

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Saturday Football Transfer Gossip

Barcelona refuse Messi showdown talks Barca get tough on Argentina star Although Lionel Messi now wants to meet Barcelona to discuss his future, but the club are unwilling to enter discussions, according to El Periodico. From the club’s perspective, either Messi enters talks to renew his deal or there is nothing …

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Player Rep, Ofem Laments Effect Of COVID-19 On Cricket

Follow me on twitter :@vjwale Players Representative on the board of the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) Endurance Ofem, has lamented the negative toll of the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) on Cricket activities in the country. Ofem who spoke to LEADERSHIP sports said that despite the halted of cricket activates in the country, …

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Friday Football Transfer Gossip

Chelsea want  three more signings Chelsea have tied up deals for Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner, Ben Chilwell and Malang Sarr but are still chasing down three more signings. The Evening Standard reports that the Blues’ spending spree is set to continue as they pursue Kai Havertz, Thiago Silva and another …

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We need to return our league to its enviable position- Alloy 

The Secretary of the NPFL Club Owners Association (NCOA), Alloy Chukwuemeka, has appealed to various football stakeholders in country to join hands with the LMC to return the league to its former enviable position in the country. Chukwuemeka asserted all hands must be on deck in order to achieve the …

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How COVID-19 Impacted on The Growth of Teqball in Nigeria

The outbreak of the novel corona virus also referred to as COVID-19 has hampered the growth of Teqball in Nigeria, no doubt. Like every other sporting activity such as European Leagues, African and Nigerian leagues as well as the postponement of 2020 Olympics till 2021, Teqball in Nigeria and globally …

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