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Nigeria will qualify for Nations Cup, says Chukwu

Nigeria will qualify for Nations Cup, says Chukwu

NAN A former Super Eagles Coach, Christian Chukwu, on Wednesday expressed his optimism that the Eagles would qualify for the African Cup of Nations. Chukwu, who was also Captain of the defunct Green Eagles was speaking in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja. According to him, the Eagles […]
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England must always take fight to opposition – Dier

England must always take fight to opposition – Dier

NAN Eric Dier believes England should maintain their combative approach as they progress under Manager Gareth Southgate, after the side’s impressive victory, over Spain in the UEFA Nations League this week. England stunned their hosts 3-2 in Seville on Monday after Dier had set the tone for a brilliant first-half performance from the visitors. Dier […]
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Ghana 2018: Dennerby invites Oshoala, Oparanozie, Nnadozie, 45 others to camp

Ghana 2018: Dennerby invites Oshoala, Oparanozie, Nnadozie, 45 others to camp

NAN Head Coach of the Senior Women National Team, Thomas Dennerby has invited 45 players for the first phase of camping of the team ahead of November’s Africa Cup of Nations holding in Ghana. A statement by Ademola Olajire, spokesperson of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF),  said 45 players made up of 29 home –based […]
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Real outlines opposition to La Liga’s Miami game

Real outlines opposition to La Liga’s Miami game

NAN Real Madrid has written to Spain’s football federation outlining their opposition to La Liga’s plans to stage a match between Girona and Barcelona in Miami, delivering another blow to league hopes of playing one game a season in the United States. A spokeswoman for the federation confirmed to Reuters that it had received the […]
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Marquez eyes MotoGP crown on Honda’s home turf

Marquez eyes MotoGP crown on Honda’s home turf

NAN Marc Marquez knows his Honda team would love to celebrate winning the MotoGP title on home turf at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday but the Spaniard is offering no guarantees. Victory at Motegi would seal a third consecutive MotoGP crown for the 25-year-old and tie him with Australian Mick Doohan as the third-most […]
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Dalung expresses shock over FIBA SG’s death

Dalung expresses shock over FIBA SG’s death

The Honorable Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has described the death of FIBA Secretary-General and IOC member, Patrick Baumann as unbelievable and shocking. Barrister Dalung who just returned from Buenos Aires, Argentina where the Youth Olympics is ongoing described the late Baumann as a global citizen who had the interest of Nigeria’s […]
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W/Chair tennis ranking tournament serves off in Lagos

W/Chair tennis ranking tournament serves off in Lagos

Wheelchair tennis players across the country will slug it out for four days in Lagos as the national ranking tournament serves off today. Head coach of Nigeria’s wheelchair tennis, Frank Tarmena, informed that no fewer than 120 players from all parts of Nigeria will take part in the tournament which will be used to grade […]
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GOtv Boxing Night 16: Oladosu thrilled with WABU title win

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New West African Boxing Union lightweight champion, Rilwan “Real One” Oladosu, has expressed delight at winning the title and thanked sponsors of GOtv Boxing Night for providing a platform for him to exhibit his skills. Oladosu defeated Ghana’s Benjamin Lamptey on Sunday at GOtv Boxing Night 16, which held at the Sir Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall, […]
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Ambode lauds Lagos Access Bank Marathon

Ambode lauds Lagos Access Bank Marathon

Bunmi Ogunyale Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode believes Nigerian athletes have the qualities to win the 2019 Lagos Access Bank Marathon. The governor said the necessary logistics would be put in place to ensure it’s ranked among the top 10 marathons in 2019, adding that with the success of the last three editions and […]
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2018 YOG: Chukwuma wins Nigeria’s first medal

2018 YOG: Chukwuma wins Nigeria’s first medal

Rosemary Chukwuma recorded Nigeria’s first medal with a gold in the 100m event on day 5 of the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Monday. Chukwuma finished third in the first stage of the race with a time of 12.03 seconds, but cut almost a second off her second try, crossing the finish […]
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