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Amputee Eagles Seek Sponsorship For World Cup

Nigeria’s team to this year’s Amputee Football World Cup have sent out a passionate appeal to stakeholders, well-wishers, corporate bodies and government for adequate backing and support to enable them prepare well for the competition. Making this plea on behalf of the team, fondly called Amputee Eagles, Nigeria Amputee Football Federation (NAFF) athletes representative, UgochukwuObieze said Nigeria must put in …

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Obada Happy With NFL Breakthrough

Nigerian-born British star in American Football, EfeObada is relishing his latest surge in the USA’s National Football League (NFL), and promised to make the best of it. While describing his breakthrough as a chance to be at home and make the best of it, Obada said he is overwhelmed by the show of love from his well-wishers and fans. He …

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Handball Clubs Set Lagos Ablaze In Keen Contest

Three of Nigeria’sleading handball clubs, Grasshoppers of Owerri, AbiaValiants of Umuahiaand Niger United of Minna are among 22 teams expected to arrive in Lagos for the second phase of the 1st Prudent Energy Handball League Championship. All three top teams are rated favourites for the title at the competition, which throws off on Wednesday until October 7 at Mobolaji Johnson …

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Overcrowding Anxiety Hits NFF Ahead Of Kaduna Match

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) might seek another change in date for the first leg of the Super Eagles’ Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya, as top shots at The Glasshouse are said to be worried over the possibility of another overcrowding incident in Kaduna. Though Kaduna State government, which will foot the bills for the October 12 clash at …

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Osimhen: I Get Inspiration From Prolific Strikers

Sporting Charleroi of Belgium striker, Victor Osimhen has revealed that one of the big factors behind his scoring form is that he loves watching videos of top strikers in key matches across the world. Speaking on Monday morning, against the backdrop of his first professional goal last weekend, Osimhen, who is on loan from VfL Wolfsburg of Germany, said in …

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Efe Ambrose Shines As Dundee Fall

Three second half goals steered Hibs to victory over Dundee, leaving the Dens Park outfit firmly rooted to the foot of the Premiership table without a single point from their opening six matches. Nigerian international defender, Efe Ambrose was in full flight in the encounter. Flo Kamberi  slip the ball beyond goalkeeper Elliot Parish, who was beaten again three minutes …

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Iheanacho Targets More After Huddersfield Thrills

Leicester City attacker, Kelechi Iheanacho has come out with secrets behind his majestic goal and top-grade performance against Huddersfield Town at the weekend, as he says it was all about team work and determination. Iheanacho made hay by netting a crucial equaliser for The Foxes and then got an assist on their winning goal but, rather than take personal glory …

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Oboabona Promises Improved Form With Gorica

New signing at HNK Gorica of Croatia, Godfrey Oboabona has issued a strong pledge to put in his very best with his latest club, as he seeks a revival of his career. The former Super Eagles stopper admitted that his career has taken a tumble since he left Turkey, but Oboabona is now looking on the bright side for the …

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Obasi, Osimhen, Others Rain Goals

A rain of goals was enacted by several Nigerian players in Europe over the weekend, with old warhorse, former Super Eagles winger, Chinedu ‘Ogbuke’ Obasi showing the way for younger players like Victor Osimhen and Josh Maja. In Sweden, Obasi’s first-half winner gave Elfsborg their first win in the Allsvenskan since July 8, as he scored for the second game …

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Ola Aina Reveals Inspiration From Marcelo

Torino of Italy defender, Ola Aina has revealed another aspect of his football development, as the versatile player on loan from Chelsea of England says he is always inspired by the form of Real Madrid’s Brazilian left back, Marcelo. So soon after also revealing that he was inspired to be a winger in the days of his career by David …

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