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Onwuachu’s debut goal sinks pharaohs

Onwuachu’s debut goal sinks pharaohs

Emma Jemegah In Asaba It is a day another star was discovered, as debutant Paul Onwuachu not only scored his first in Nigeria’s colour, but got perhaps Super Eagles fastest goal in just the 40th seconds at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba. Hardly had the referee signalled for the start of the game, when Alex […]
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Super Eagles plan two friendlies ahead AFCON 2019

Super Eagles plan two friendlies ahead AFCON 2019

Bunmi Ogunyale The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has approved two more Grade A friendlies for the Super Eagles ahead of the 2019 AFCON in Egypt. This was contained in a communiqué made available after the NFF executive committee meeting in Asaba on Monday. “After expressing its commitment to give maximum support to the prorgamme of […]
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U- 20 W/Cup: FIFA snubs Nigerian referees

U- 20 W/Cup: FIFA snubs Nigerian referees

Bunmi Ogunyale Nigerian referees were conspicuously missing on the list of match officials for the forthcoming U-20 World Cup in Poland 2019, SportingSun reported. The world football governing body, FIFA however, listed 27 referees and 42 assistant referees for tournament. Twenty-one video assistant referees (VARs) were also appointed. Four centre referees and six assistant referees […]
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Dalung hosts U-19 Cricket team

Dalung hosts U-19 Cricket team

The Youth and Sports Minister yesterday hosted the Junior Yellow Greens of Nigeria for qualifying for next year’s ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup. At a modest reception organised by the Ministry of Youth and Sports for the National U- 19 Cricket team, Dalung praised the team and leadership of the Nigeria Cricket Federation for making […]
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Air Peace lifts Pharaohs of Egypt to Asaba for Super Eagles friendly match

Air Peace lifts Pharaohs of Egypt to Asaba for Super Eagles friendly match

Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has airlifted the Egyptian national team, the Pharaohs of Egypt from Niamey, Niger Republic to Asaba in Delta for a friendly match with the Super Eagles of Nigeria. Air Peace Corporate Communications Manager, Mr Chris Iwarah, confirmed the development on Tuesday in Lagos. Iwarah said the Boeing 737-500 aircraft operated by […]
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FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019: Diogu: Argentina, Russia, Korea are big threats to D’ Tigers

FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019: Diogu: Argentina, Russia, Korea are big threats to D’ Tigers

Joe Apu Nigeria’s Captain, Ike Diogu has claimed that every team in Group B of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China are threats to the D’ Tigers. While not giving in to Russia, Argentina and Korea, Diogu told FIBA.basketball that no team would be taken for granted. “We feel very good with our […]
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CAF confirms six venues to host AFCON 2019

CAF confirms six venues to host AFCON 2019

CONFEDERATION of African Football (CAF) has confirmed the venues to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations to be held in Egypt. The Total African Cup of Nations was scheduled to commence in June and end in July. Ahead of the competition, CAF had confirmed six stadia to host the rest of Africa. 24 countries […]
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Osimhen’s hat trick sends U-23 Eagles to last stage

Osimhen’s hat trick sends U-23 Eagles to last stage

Victor Osimhen’s hat trick was the difference, as the Nigeria U-23 team booked a place for the last stage of the Afcon U-23. After a sustained pres- sure in the opening 20 minutes, the Nigerian U-23 team finally got the opener through Victor Osimhen in the 32nd minutes of the game against the Libyans, who came […]
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Rohr shuffles Eagles for Egypt friendly

Rohr shuffles Eagles for Egypt friendly

Emma Jemegah, Asaba Super Eagles’ Coach, Gernot Rohr said he would be starting some new players in the friendly game against Egypt scheduled to take place today at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State. Speaking during the press conference ahead of the game, Rohr confirmed that Daniel Akpeyi and Ike- chukwu Ezenwa featuring in the […]
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International Open Indian Sprint Championships: Nigeria clinches gold, three bronze

International Open Indian Sprint Championships: Nigeria clinches gold, three bronze

Team Nigeria wrapped up their performance with an additional gold and bronze medals at the International Open India Canoe Sprint Championships in India. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ayomide Bello won gold in the female C1 200m and a bronze in the female C2 200m to increase the country medals to four. […]
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