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Emenike Joins Xenophobic Rejection

Fenerbahçe of Turkey striker, Emmanuel Emenike has joined the growing list of Nigerian players speaking out against the rain of xenophobic attacks on foreigners in South Africa, but says it is a fight the whole continent should take up as one. Rather than limit the recent upheaval of xenophobic attacks by South Africans against foreigners in their country on Nigeria ...

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Keshi Needs Support – Geremi

Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi will require immense support and backing from all sectors of Nigeria’s sports community and administration for him to succeed in his second tenure in charge of the squad, according to former Cameroun star, Geremi Njitap. In analysing the agreement reached on Tuesday between Keshi and Nigeria football Federation (NFF), Njitap, a bursting midfielder ...

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Bazuaye, Onaghise Get Exhibition Games

–Edo FA Honour Late Coaches On Friday Edo State Football Association have finalised plans to organise two exhibition matches in honour of two coaches from the state, Willy Bazuaye and John Onaghise that recently passed away and scheduled to be buried this weekend. Information made available by Edo FA chairman, Mr Frank Ilaboya reveals that both matches will hold Samuel ...

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Nike Deal Excites Pinnick

-As NFF Sign New Kit Contract Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Melvin Amaju Pinnick has stated delight with the soccer body’s ability to pull off a new sports kit deal with American manufacturers, Nike, and believes it will mark a turnaround of fortunes for the country’s national teams. Speaking on the heels of Thursday’s announcement of a new deal between ...

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Lagos Athletics Relays Begin

The maiden Lagos Athletics Relays Championship scheduled for Teslim Balogun Stadium kicks off on Friday April 24 with over N8m at stake at the two-day tournament. Over 50 schools in Lagos as well as states like Delta, Kwara, Ogun, Ondo including para military clubs like Nigeria Custom Service (NCS) and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) will be part ...

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USA Beat Falcons To New Kit

Despite an announcement by Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) that they had sealed a deal with American sports kit giants, Nike, as the new suppliers of jerseys for the country’s soccer national teams, one of the female squad, Super Falcons’ group opponents at this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup, USA beat the African champions in unveiling their attire. Few hours before ...

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Happy Birthday Mikel

As Chelsea of England star, John Mikel Obi on Wednesday marked his 28th birthday, SportsDay and National Weekender newspapers join all his well-wishers and family in wishing him better days ahead in his career and more glorious celebrations. Incidentally, the last time Mikel was in the news about a birthday was when he marked one for his Russian girlfriend, Olga ...

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Stoke Boss Predicts Osaze’s Goals

-Tags Returnee Striker An ‘Asset’ Stoke City of England striker, Peter Osaze Odemwingie has received a massive boost for goals in the remaining part of the season, as The Potters’ chairman, Peter Coates rates the Nigerian star an ‘asset’ and tips him to bounce back stronger with the club. Although Osaze returned to training with the squad only last week, ...

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Oluwafemi Scolds Xenophobic Attacks

-Says Foreigners Make South Africa Tick Former Jomo Cosmos of South Africa defender, Ayodele Oluwafemi has added his view to growing scorn against xenophobic attacks on foreigners in the Rainbow Nation, as he believes the indigenes can barely survive without traders from abroad and commercial activities provided other nationals. After spending over 12 years in Nelson Mandela’s country, during which ...

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Keshi: Why I Want Sammy Ameobi

-Big Boss Storms London For Nike, Invitees Super Eagles’ returnee head coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi has come out with an explanation of his statement about making another move to bring Newcastle United of England winger, Sammy Ameobi into the national team, as ‘The Big Boss’ says it is in continuation of his policy of involving Nigerian players born or developed ...

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