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Way Forward Rests On Credible Solutions

Going forward, the LMC needs to learn to enforce the rule to the last letter and stick by it so that the true premier league clubs in Nigeria can evolve otherwise the problems will continue the moment teams realise that they are still the old toothless bulldog that only bark without biting. We understand some of the difficulties faced by …

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Eleke: My Goals Made In Heaven

ND Gorica of Slovenia goals machine, Blessing Eleke, has revealed secrets of his success, haven bagged in 12 goals to emerge second highest scorer in the Eastern European country’s top-flight league. In this exclusive interview with Weekend SportsDay editor, RAYMOND NWADUBA, Eleke says his goals are divinely made, as he believes only God made his exploits possible. He also lets …

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Need For Functional Players’ Union

The unending feud between the National Association of Nigerian Footballers (NANF) and Association of Professional Footballers of Nigeria (APFON) is disappointing to say the least considering that both bodies are busy fighting when those (players) whom they are meant to represent and protect their interest are suffering. If not for anything, for the sake of the players which is the …

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Eagles’ Lost XI

As various critical comments continue trailing the recent insipid form and poor run of results for the Super Eagles, a school of thought has emerged that Nigeria’s national team would have been doing better had all footballers of the country’s descent been available to play for the nation. In BIG STORY this week, SportsDay Editor, SAM O’FEMI OLUSETIRE gives a …

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D-Day In Dakar!

-Nigeria Face Algeria In Crunch Rematch -As African U-23 Nations Cup Final Holds The stage is set for the grand finale of this year’s African U-23 Nations Cup in Dakar, Senegal, with Nigeria up against Algeria in a potentially explosive rematch, following their earlier barren clash in the sroup stage. In our super-preview of the game, SportsDay Editor, SAM O’FEMI …

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Transfer Tussles Threaten Eaglets

In the wake of the recent conquest of the FFIA U-17 World Cup by the Golden Eaglets, several transfer speculations and reports are swirling round many of the team’s key players. Taking a closer look at the unfolding scenario in BIG STORY this week, SportsDay Editor, SAM O’FEMI OLUSETIRE serves a compendium of recent stories related to the saga, which …

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Siasia Seeks Succour In Senegal

-As Africa U-23 Nations Cup Kicks-off In spite of the kidnap of his mother, under-23 national team coach, Samson Yebowei Siasia remained focused on leading the squad to glory at the African U-23 Nations Cup in Senegal. In BIG STORY this week, Weekend SportsDay Editor, RAYMOND NWADUBA serves various angles to the Rio 2016 Olympics qualification competition, which starts this …

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Nigerian Names, Foreign Glory

As the 2015 athletics season wraps up across the globe, BIG STORY this week takes a look at another set of top athletes of Nigerian heritage who brought glory home to other countries, under whose banners they feature. In part two of this special spotlight, SportsDay Editor, SAM O’FEMI OLUSETIRE summarises great impacts by an array of Nigerian-born athletes who …

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Nigerian Names, British Booty

While Team Nigeria athletes failed to pick up any remarkable feats at the recent 2015 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing, China, a number of competitors with ancestral roots from Africa’s most populous nation were found lining out for Great Britain. In BIG STORY this week, SportsDay Editor, SAM O’FEMI OLUSETIRE takes a cursory look at some Nigerian-born athletes who …

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Climax In Chile

-As FIFA U-17 World Cup Ends -Mali Confront Nigeria In Final The stage is set for the grand finale of this year’s FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile, with teenage gladiators from Mali and Nigeria set to line out tomorrow for the ultimate match of the Cadet Mundial. In BIG STORY this week, SportsDay Editor, SAM O’FEMI OLUSETIRE serves a …

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