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Ibukun: I Can’t Leave Angola

-Ready To Serve Fatherland, Nigeria The story of Akinfenwa Ibukun is a stark contrast to the norm, as he is not ready to follow the exodus of Nigerian players to Europe. Rather than hold a near-desperate urge for a deal in Europe, Ibukun told JEROME OBUNINTA in this interview that he is not thinking of leaving Angola in a hurry, ...

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Baraje: Anger Control’s My Asset

-As Akwa United Clinch Fed Cup, Stay In Glo League Akwa United of Uyo technical adviser, Zachary Baraje is still standing tall, following his historic conquest of the Federation Cup with the unfancied south-south club. In this interview with JEROME OBUNINTA, the veteran tactician opens up on how anger management helped him steady to Uyo club’s ship and pull off ...

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7th Title’s Special – Udoh

-Opens Up On Secrets Of Enyimba’s League Conquest Enyimba International of Aba forward, Mfon Udoh has described the club’s seventh Nigerian League success this season as very special. Udoh, who was the previous season’s highest scorer and Nigeria’s eternal top goals award winner, admitted in this exclusive interview with Weekend SportsDay Editor, RAYMOND NWADUBA that he was personally delighted with ...

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Nasarawa’ll Make Nigeria Proud – Danladi

-Vows Glorious Outing In Confederations Cup With the Glo Premier League wrapped up last weekend, three of Nigeria’s continental campaigners for next year emerged on the last day of the season, with Nasarawa United of Lafia emerging among the numbers. In this interview with SportsDay’s Nigerian League expert, Nasarawa’s chairman, Barrister Isaac Danladi throws up a promise that the club ...

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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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