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Eagles Must Be Clinical In Russia – Lawal

Former Super Eagles winger, Garba ‘Chindo’ Lawal has come out with his views on Nigeria’s chances at this year’s World Cup in Russia, but says for the team to make any headway in their group, the players have to be clinical in all departments of the game What are the chances of the Super Eagles doing well in Russia this …

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Adeagbo Basks In Euphoria Of Winter Olympics

Despite failing to make any telling impact in the skeleton event of this year’s Winter Olympics in South Korea, Simidele Adeagbo is still basking in the euphoria of becoming the first Nigerian athlete to complete at the Games normally reserved for countries from temperate regions. Adeagbo stayed upbeat after her historic outing on Friday, in spite of placing last in …

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Onuora: Malaria Almost Stopped My Dream

When Nigerian-born British female sprinter, Anyika Onuora took some time off to visit family in her father’s country back in October 2015, she expected it to be like every other holiday; but the 32-year-old contracted malaria and was unable to walk. At that point, her Rio 2016 Olympic dream was left hanging in the balance but, just 10 months later, …

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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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