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Adeagbo Guns For Medal At Winter Olympics

One of Nigeria’s impending history makers at this year’s Winter Olympics in South Korea, Simidele Aeagbo has promised to unfold a new bag of skills that will help her shock the world by snatching a medal in PyeongChang, South Korea. Adeagbo will etch her name and that of Nigeria in the record books, when she competes as the first African ...

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Balogun Dedicates World Cup Spot To His Parents

SV Mainz of Germany defender, Leon Aderemi Balogun has dedicated his presence in Nigeria’s World Cup qualification matches to his parents, who he hinted play a key role in encouraging him to succeed with the Super Eagles. Balogun posted a photograph of himself in the middle of his father and importer, with a short caption depicting the role they played ...

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Oshonaike Reflects On Glorious Career, Vows To Continue

Nigerian female table tennis ace, Funke Oshonaike has declared that she is not thinking about retiring just yet, in spite of her several years and appearances in major competitions in a very long and glittering career. Oshonaike has been around the table tennis court longer than any other woman in the history of the sport in Nigeria, but the ping-pong ...

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Dasaolu Skips 2018 Commonwealth Games

Nigerian-born British athlete, James Dasaolu has withdrawn from this year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia, over issues speculated to be connected with fitness troubles. Dasaolu is not the only one to withdraw, though, as he is joined by fellow-Brit, Ashleigh Nelson in pilling out of the GB squad to Gold Coast 2018. Thirty-year-old two-time European champion, Dasaolu is Britain’s second fastest ...

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Nwora Relishes AfroBasket Silver Medal

Nigeria’s senior male basketball national team, D’Tigers’ coach, Alex Nwora is standing ten feet tall, following his side’s silver medal winning outing at this year’s FIBA African Men’s Basketball Championship in Senegal/Tunisia. Though some critics slammed him for failing to replicate the previous edition’s gold medal conquest of William Voigt, Nwora said in this interview with Sun Sports’ basketball expert, ...

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AITEO, THE BRAIN BEHIND EAGLES’ SUCCESS

Many global soccer watchers are still amazed at the astonishing 4-0 spanking Nigeria’s Super Eagles handed out to Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions in the first leg of their back-to-back World Cup qualifiers on Friday, August 31; only to continue the flow with a 1-1 draw in Yaoundé, in which the African champions had to rely on a dubious late penalty to ...

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KINGSLEY MICHAEL AIMS FOR BOLOGNA GLORY

Kingsley Michael is still celebrating his recent signing at Bologna of Italy, and says his immediate target is to hit the ground running and quickly play himself into the Serie A club’s main team. In this interview with owngoalnigeria.com, the new kid on the block, who recently turned 18-year old, said he is happy to sign a five year deal ...

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Ibenegbu: My Best Yet To Come

Former Heartland of Owerri and Warri Wolves of Delta State leggy midfielder, Bartholomew Ikechukwu Ibenegbu continues waxing strong in the Nigerian league, where he now lines out for Enyimba International of Aba. Beyond the halfway mark of the 2017 season, the one fondly called ‘Mosquito’ had already made more starting appearances than any other outfield player. In this interview with ...

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Shola Ameobi Opens Up

-Speaks On Football, Faith, Becoming Black-And-White Hero Now 35 year old, Shola Ameobi is now making himself a cult hero in black and white stripes for the second time in his career but tells Daniel Storey how Newcastle will always be home “I’ve always been about integrity and sadly some people seem to have lost that. It’s exactly this: treat ...

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IKEME: WE’RE READY FOR CAMEROON

Wolverhampton Wanderers of England goalkeeper, Carl Onuoha Ikeme has given a strong indication that her will be back for the Super Eagles’ Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier against Cameroon at home in Uyo come August, ahead of which he says the Nigerian team are ready to make amends for their shock loss to South Africa at same venue. Ikeme was ...

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