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Eagles To Get 47th Position In FIFA Ranking

A sneak preview of the next FIFA monthly rankings has revealed that the Super Eagles will move up five spots in the next ratings that will be released by the global soccer governing body on Thursday, April 12. Based on recent results and the prognosis tools, the Eagles will move up to 47th position and, with a possible haul of ...

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Rohr Reveals Plot To Contain Modric, Rakitic, Others

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has reeled out part of the tactics he will employ in his effort to contain and curtail the exploits of Croatia’s array of dazzling and battling midfielders at this year’s World Cup. Though the Franco-German tactician admitted that Croatia flaunt one of the world’s best midfield arsenals in international soccer, Rohr believes the Eagles ...

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Rufai Says Nigerian Players Need Extra Personal Training

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Peter Rufai has opined that young Nigerian footballers in search of the golden fleece and successful  career must ensure they get extra hours of training, aside that which they routinely get with their clubs and others teams. Rufai made this assertion during a seminar at the draw ceremony of the maiden LEG Lagos Challenge youth football ...

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Dosu Joseph Graces 2018 LEG Lagos Challenge Draw

Atlanta ‘96 Olympics gold medalist, Joseph Dosu was among the array of guests on Saturday at the draw ceremony of the maiden LEG Lagos Football Challenge youth football competition at Teslim Balogun Stadium, in which his club, Westerlo Academy were pooled in Group C, along with Nilayo Sports, Kudos FC and 360 FC. Also from the draw, the club that ...

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Oborodudu Chases First Commonwealth Games Gold Medal

Nigerian female wrestling icon, Blessing Oborududu has set her mind on picking Commonwealth Games gold medal, as she goes for a third attempt at the 2018 edition which begins this Wednesday in Gold Coast, Australia. Oborodudu is one of 12 wrestlers selected by Nigerian Wrestling Federation (NWF) and five officials to represent the country in Gold Coast, Australia. The Nation’s ...

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CBN Juniors: Edward Steps Out To Upstage Big Sister

The CBN Junior Championship taking place at the National Stadium Surulere – Lagos gathered steam Tuesday with a record entry of 215 players from all over Nigeria. One of the highlights of the early rounds came in the Boys 10 & under where David Edwards, younger brother of Marylove, the prodigious female talent who got to the finals of the ...

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Uchechi Okere Retains El-Marino Table Tennis Title

The 2018 El-Marino Sports Club ‘Alukimba Table Tennis’ Tournament took place on Easter Monday with Uchechi Okere (aka Teacher), retaining the title by beating Paul Asemota in the finals 4-11, 11-6, 11-9. El-Marino is a Lagos based Sports Club that promotes physical development of members and healthy living through participation in sporting activities. It is a non-religious, multicultural and non-governmental ...

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Preparations Begin For Chamberlaine Squash Tourney

On behalf Chamberlain Sports Enterprises, we are delighted to inform you of the second edition of Chamberlain Squash Open (CSO) slated for May 6-12, 2018 at the Indoor Sports Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. A press conference preceding this exciting international event will be held on  May 4. This mail merely seeks to appreciate you for your robust ...

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Commonwealth Games: Team Nigeria Receive Nike Kits

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) on Tuesday in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, presented to her 2018 Commonwealth Games-bound athletes (as well as her elite performers), wrestling kits from sportswear giants Nike. The kits which include wrestling boots/singlets, ear guards and knee pads, are part of a partial sponsorship deal struck by the federation with Nike.It is also the first ...

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Sports Ministry Insist, Commonwealth Not A Jamboree

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has dismissed allegations of exclusion, marginalisation and gender inequality leveled against it  by parliamentarian Ayo Omidiran. The House Committee on Sports member accused the Ministry of excluding veteran tennis players Funke Oshnaike and Offiong Edem from the Commonwealth Games bound team threatening to carry placards in protest of their exclusion. However, the Ministry of ...

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