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AFCON Ticket Scares Baribote

Former Nigeria Premier League (NPL) supremo, Rumson Baribote has registered his fears about Eagles chances of making it to AFCON 2017 considering the change in the team’s gaffer which may be well meant but ill-timed. He also spoke on many other issues in this interview with Weekend Sportsday Editor, RAYMOND NWADUBA. Enjoy it… What is your opinion on Coach Stephen ...

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Women League Deserves Attention – Eucharia

Former Super Falcons coach, Uche Eucharia has advocated the need for a closer look into the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL), with a view that it is very important to accord it more attention in order to boost the female national teams. The ex-international believes as well that more state financed female teams should be encouraged and that regular top-grade ...

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Glo League Improved My Game – Hilary

Valetta of Malta midfielder, Ikenna Hilary is happy with the impact he was able to make during his debut season in Europe, but says it was basically due to the strong foundation he had from playing in the Glo Premier League. In this interview with JEROME OBUNINTA, the member of Nigeria’s squad to the 2014 Championship of African Nations (CHAN) ...

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Technical Deficiencies Killed Falcons – Mabo

Former Super Falcons coach, Ismaila Mabo has attributed the team’s first round ouster at the Canada 2015 FIFA Women’s world cup to technical deficiencies on the part of the coaches. He spoke to Weekend SportsDay Editor, RAYMOND NWADUBA, on what went wrong, the way forward and how to avert future occurrence, enjoy… Do you not think that Nigeria’s team was ...

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F’ Eagles Lost To Better Side – Adepoju

Former Super Eagles and Flying Eagles star, Mutiu Adepoju has revealed that Nigeria’s U-20 team lost to a better side which were better technically, tactically and individually, he spoke to SportsDay’s Weekend Editor, RAYMOND NWADUBA. The ‘Headmaster’ also gave an insight on how Nigeria can win the elusive crown amongst others. Enjoy… How would you describe Flying Eagles ouster in ...

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We’re Ready For Congo – Amoo

Dream Team VI assistant coach, Fatai Folorunsho Amoo has declared that the squad is ready to face Congo Repuiblic in the Rio 2016 Olympics qualifiers, but the former 3SC of Ibadan and Sunshine Stars of Akure gaffer agrees that the match will not be easy. In this interview with Weekend SportsDay Editor, RAYMOND NWADUBA, the tactician fondly called ‘Arsenal’ speaks ...

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How Nigeria Can Win U20 World Cup – Obuh

As Nigeria’s prepare to follow the under-20 national team, Flying Eagles at this year’s Youth Mundial, former coach of the side, John Sam Obuh has spoken about his experience in two past editions of the competition. In this interview with Weekend SportsDay Editor, RAYMOND NWADUBA, Obuh gives an insight into the factors he feels are responsible for Nigeria’s inability to ...

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Royal Father Blesses Okpekpe Road Race

-Says Community Always Ready To Receive Guests In the wake of last Saturday’s historic third edition of Okpekpe 10km International Road Race in Edo State, a royal father in the vicinity of the event, has spoken about the socio-economic significance the influx of athletes, fans, officials, journalists, traders and other stakeholders had on his community. In this interview with Edo ...

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Nigerian Tennis Lacks Funding – Ubale

-National junior tennis coach, Ubale Mohammed has put a finger on what he believes is the biggest hurdle assailing against glorious strides by the country’s youngsters, as he believes poor funding is limiting their efforts. In this interview with HENRY ESABUNEFE, Ubale says the players and coaches are doing their best to carry Nigeria’s banner high, but insists there is ...

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Ighalo: Nigeria’s New Goals Machine

It has been quite a while that a Nigerian striker netted as many as 20 goals in a season in any of the major leagues in Europe. If our record is right, that should date back to the hay days of Yakubu Aiyegbeni. But this great feat was replicated by Odion Jude Ighalo with Watford in the English Championship to ...

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