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Grandmaster Lives On

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 was a sad day for the management and staff of SportsDay and National Weekender newspapers, as their chief sub-editor, Mr Emiko Bake passed to the great beyond. In this special feature, SportsDay Editor, SAM O’FEMI OLUSETIRE eulogises the one fondly called ‘The Grandmaster’ by his teeming admirers and close associates, while serving highlights of a glorious …

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Udoji: Last Home Game’s Crucial

Enyimba International of Aba skipper, Chinedu Udoji has described his club’s last Glo Premier League fixture at home this weekend against second placed, Warri Wolves of Delta State as a very crucial match, but says his side want to win for their fans to thank them for their unflagging support. Udoji further told Weekend SportsDay Editor, RAYMOND NWADUBA how The …

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Eaglets Can Win Chile 2015 –Manu

coach of the victorious Golden Eaglets’ squad to the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup in United Arab Emirates, Manu Garba has tipped the current team handled by Emmanuel Amuneke for glory at the ongoing Cadet Mundial in Chile, but said they must remain focused and minimize errors, particularly at the rear. Manu spoke to Weekend SportsDay Editor, RAYMOND NWADUBA on …

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Eaglets Make Nigerians Happy –Ugbade

Flying Eagles assistant coach, Nduka Ugbade has praised the exploits of the yunder-17 national team, Golden Eaglets’ exploits so far at the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile, saying they have made the entire country happy with their performances. The pioneer Eaglets’ captain, whose team won the maiden FFIA U-16 World Cup at China ’85, said is impressed with …

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Zambuk Desires Eagles Invitation

-Malta-based Star Says He Can Make Oliseh’s Team Hamrun Spartans of Malta striker, Haruna Garba Zambuk has declared that he has what it takes to play for the Super Eagles. In this interview with DESMOND EKWUEME, the enterprising forward says he can be a huge success with new Eagles handler, Sunday and spoke on other important issues of interest… Can …

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Gafar: Why Junior Ajayi Is Shining

-Says Striker’s Form At Sfaxien Is No Surprise Under-23 national team striker, Junior Ajayi’s agent and president of 36 Lions FC, Gafar Liameed said he is not surprised that the youngster hit the ground running at SC Sfaxien of Tunisia and scored on his debut. According to Liameed, Ajayi was well prepared for the task ahead of his career with …

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Kelechi Iheanacho Makes Father Proud

-Says Man City Kid Has Proved Him Right Manchester City whiz kid, Kelechi Iheanacho’s father has stated delight with the brilliant form his son is displaying with the EPL club, which he says has justified the career choice he made for the lad. In this must -read interview with Weekend SportsDay Editor, RAYMOND NWADUBA, Mr James Iheanacho said he has …

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Eagles Invitation Thrills Iwobi

Arsenal’s U21 squad captain, Alex Iwobi has disclosed that he is excited with his invitation to the Super Eagles for their upcoming international friendlies against Congo DR and Cameroon. The attacking midfielder, who earlier this year trained with Samson Siasia’s under-23 squad, has now gained FIFA clearance to play for Nigeria and the 19-year-old nephew of former Eagles captain, Austin …

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Gov Ikpeazu Will Revive Abia Sports – Otuonye

As Abia State indigenes in Lagos State await the forthcoming visit by their governor, Dr Okezie Victor Ikpeazu PhD to The Centre of Excellence, several stakeholders have outlined programmes and activiti4s they plan to coincide with the grand reception billed for the National Stadium, Surulere. In this interview with SportsDay Editor, SAM O’FEMI OLUSETIRE, president of Ngwaland Elite Club and …

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Don’t Write Cote d’Ivoire Off – Kalou

Ivory Coast attacker, Salomon Kalou has warned their group opponents and other countries in the race to Gabon 2017 Africa Cup of Nations that The Elephants still have a lot to offer, as they aim to successfully defend the continental trophy they won early this year in Equatorial Guinea. Speaking to SportsDay Port Harcourt correspondent, BIBIAN ONWUGBOLU against the backdrop …

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