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Female Bobsled Team Qualify For Winter Olympics

Nigeria will put up a historic appearance at next year’s Winter Olympics, following qualification of the countr6y’s female bobsled team for 2018 Games. The team, which is sponsored by Under Armour and Visa, becomes the first ever bobsled side from Africa to qualify for the Winter Olympics. It marks the fulfillment of a dream that began more than a year ...

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Nigeria Beat Us With Physical Tactics – Mascherano

Barcelona of Spain defender, Javier Mascherano has reflected on his inability to help his country, Argentina beat Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Tuesday, and put it all down to what he believes with the better physical attributes of the opponents. While also acknowledging that his side capitulated after going two-goals up in the first 35 minutes of the encounter in Krasnodar, ...

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Etebo Counts Blessings Of Argentina Fridnly

CD Feirense of Portugal midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo has underscored the importance of last Tuesday’s friendly against Argentina, as he says it was the first major test the Super Eagles had after qualifying unbeaten for the World Cup in Russia. While acknowledging God’s grace in seeing the Eagles through to Russia 2018 with a game in hand, the former Warri Wolves ...

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Delhi Dynamos Confirm Kalu As Captain

Delhi Dynamos of India star, Kalu Uche has found rave reviews coming his way, following the team’s confirmation of his appointment as captain of the squad for the fourth season of the country’s elite soccer league. Kalu is set only for his second season with the club he joined this summer, but soccer pundits in the country have cited him ...

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Aiteo, Guinness, Nigerian Breweries chiefs to grace Nigerian Awards for Sporting Excellence

Top shots of leading Nigerian blue chip companies are among dignitaries expected to grace the Nigerian Awards for Sporting Excellence (NASE), scheduled to hold on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Airport Hotel, Ikeja Lagos. They include Francis Peters, Deputy Managing Director of Aiteo Group; Edem Vindah, ‎Media & Public Affairs Manager of ‎Nigerian Breweries Plc; and Uche Onwudiwe, Marketing Manager ...

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Opeyori, Adesokan Won Mutual Benefits Badminton Championship

Lagos state player Anuoluwapo Opeyori and Dorcas Adesokan of Ogun were the stars of the singles event at the just concluded 1st Mutual Benefits National Badminton Championship which ended over the weekend at the Police College,Ikeja Lagos. Anuoluwapo who lost to Krobapo Clement  of the NSCDC  in the final in Katstina  was ruthless against his doubles partner Godwin Olufua  winning ...

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Agu, Amuneke Expect Easy World Cup Draw

Two former Super Eagles stars, Alloy Agu and Emmanuel Amuneke have both expressed confidence that the Nigerian team will have a favourable grouping at the Russia 2018 World Cup draw on December 1, but also believe the side would be able to handle any team they are placed to come up against. The Eagles by virtue of the draw procedure ...

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Yusuf Fresh 5-A-Side Sets FCT SWAN Week In Motion

This year’s Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Federal Capital Territory chapter Sports Week commenced on Friday with the 2017 edition of Ahmed Yusuf Fresh 5-A-Side Football Competition in Abuja. Activities for the Week kicked off on Thursday with a Media Briefing to herald the official commencement of the event, in which chairman of the organizing committee, Mr. Mike Oboh ...

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CAF Postpone Nigeria’s 2019 AFCON Qualifiers

Confederation of African Football (CAF) have approved a request by the president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick to shift the date of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers scheduled for March next year. Pinnick had forwarded a suggestion to CAF to fix another date for the matches involving teams going to the 2018 FIFA World Cup, in order ...

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Eagles Helped Federal Govt Save N7bn – Dalung

Minister of sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has revealed that at least seven billion Naira was saved for the Super Eagles to qualify for the World Cup in Russia next year because they did not need a presidential task force to do so. Dalung said the federal government is happy that the Eagles saved this country the weight of spending millions ...

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