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Dennerby gets new coaching job

Former Super Falcons coach, Thomas Dennerby gets new coaching job is expected to resume as the coach of the India U-17 women’s team next week and could be the first foreigner appointed as coach of an Indian women’s football team. According to reports, Dennerby was appointed by the All-India Football …

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Dare Urges Golden Eaglets To Make Nigeria proud In Ecuador Clash

The Minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare has urged Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets to consolidate on their victory in their first match at the ongoing U17 World Cup and make Nigeria proud when they clash against Ecuadorian side today. The Minister while expressing confidence in the team’s ability to …

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Sports Minister calls for a robust domestic league

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has again called for the strengthening of the Nigerian Professional Football League for the overall benefit of Nigerian football. He made this call when he visited the Under-23 team camp in Abuja over the weekend. “The domestic league is critical …

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I am Mentally ready for 2019/2020 NPFL season-Okoro

As clubs in the Nigerian professional football league prepare for the forthcoming season, Nasarawa united striker Victor Okoro, has said unequivocally that he would be a player to reckon with. The prodigy while talking exclusively to Maxinews24.com disclose that ” I’m battle ready to take my team beyond where we …

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Sports Minister Walks Out on Pinnick, Dikko, Falode

The minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare on Monday walked out on top Nigeria Football Federation officials for coming late to a crucial meeting. The president of NFF, Amaju Pinnick who in company of the second vice president of the federation, Shehu Dikko, and the chairperson Nigeria Women’s …

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Alleged $130,000 IAAF Fraud: ICPC Arrests Former AFN Secretary

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested the former Secretary General of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Mr Amaechi Akawu, for allegedly misappropriating $130,000. Spokesperson, Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa, in Abuja on Monday, the commission said the money belonged to the International Association of Athletics …

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Sport Minister Appointed As Grand Ambassador of PAF-G

The minister of Youth and Sport Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has been appointed the grand ambassador of Afrolympicsng Strategy 109 games, a program of Pan African Youth Friendship Games (PAF-G) for private secondary schools in Nigeria. The Minister replied in a letter of appointment dated 14 October, said the ministry …

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Minister Task Olympic Eagles For 2019 AFCON Gold

By @Vjwale The Minister of youths and sports development, Sunday Dare, has challenged Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles to stay focused on defending their title at the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON in Egypt. The minister gave the charged on Friday, while he paid a visit to the team’s hotel camp …

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Lewandowski Makes Bundesliga History Again

Robert Lewandowski made yet more history on Saturday by netting in Bayern Munich’s 2-1 home win against Union Berlin, which sent the defending champions back to the top of the Bundesliga table by a point. The Poland striker showed clinical finishing to tuck away an Alphonso Davies second-half pass at …

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AFN Vows Early Preparation For Tokyo 2020

The President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Ibrahim Gusau, has vowed that the federation would begin early preparations of its athletes who have already qualified for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo to ensure podium finish. Gusau told newsmen in Abuja that 12 athletes have already qualified for the Tokyo …

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Over 300 To Participate In Superbike Club Road Tour 

By @vjwale No fewer than 300 bikers across the African continent will participate at the 2019 edition of the Superbike club road tour.   The annual biker’s tour in its 4th edition tagged “The Road Roar”, as the five days road adventure tour will give bikers a first-hand tour across the …

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IAAF Refund: ICPC Grills Former AFN Secretary General

The former Secretary General of Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Amaechi Akawo is currently in detention at the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission. Akawo is said to be connected to the disappearance of the $150,000 sent to the AFN by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF). A source close to the …

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