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Women’s League Resumes After Three Months’ Break

Nigerian Women Football League (NWFL) resumed on Wednesday, with seven matches played across several stadiums in the country, after a three month break. In Lagos, FC Robo resumed the second half of the NWFL season the best way possible, with their star player, Rasheedat Ajibade in top form, as the forward scored all four goals in the mauling of their …

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Volleyball Lads Stage Comeback To Beat Cameroon

Nigeria’s youth volleyball team recovered from a 2-0 deficit to beat Cameroon 3-2 in the first Pool A encounter of the African U-20 Men’s Volleyball Championship in Abuja on Wednesday. The Cameroonians initially took advantage of lack of organization in the Nigeria team winning the first set by 26-24 points. Despite the charge from the spectators, the Indomitable Lions of …

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Elect Credible President, Kaoje Urges NFF Congress

As the election into the board of the Nigeria Football Federation draws closer, former Minister of sports Bala Kaoje has said that he expects the Congress to elect a President with the pedigree and eagerness to fight corruption at the Glass House. He declared that whether we like it or not, Nigerian football has not improved and whoever is elected …

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Amuneke Honored To Be Part Of FIFA Technical Study Group

Ex-international, Emmanuel Amuneke says he feel delighted and honoured to be part of the FIFA Technical Study Group that will be sharing their ideas during the September 23 meeting, a day before the Ballon d’Or award slated for London. Amuneke, a former player of the Barcelona, was among the Nigeria team that defeated Zambia in the final of the 1994 …

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Bayelsa, Lagos, Edo Lead National Youth Games

Bayelsa State top the medals table with 5 gold, 1 silver and 4 bronze after the end of day 2 at the ongoing National Youth Games (NYG) in Ilorin, Kwara State. In second position is Lagos State with 4 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze followed closely by Edo State in third position with four gold only. Defending champion, Delta …

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Handball Squad Defat Algeria In U20 Nations Cup

Nigeria’s youth handball squad pulled off a huge surprise at the Africa Handball U20 Cup of Nations, as they beat Algeria 25-22 in their fourth game in Marrakesh, Morocco. Nigeria were not given a chance against the fast North African before the game but the players took to the court and disappointed the fans of the Algerian national team. The …

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Nigeria’s Volleyball Team Get Cameroon, Rwanda, Tunisia

Nigeria’s male volleyball team have been drawn alongside Cameroon, Rwanda and Tunisia in Group A of the 2018 African Men’s U21 Nations Cup. Eight countries divided into two preliminary pools will slug it out in Abuja from 12th to 20th September, ahead of which the draw was observed by CAVB president, Dr AmrElwani. In the draw, which was supervised by …

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Oluwayemi Helps Tottenham Win Euro Youth Cup

Tottenham Hotspur’s youth team goalkeeper, Joshua Oluwayemi was in brilliant form once again,and put up a tremendous performance to help his side win the 2018 Euro Youth Cup in Saint Wendel, Germany. Oluwayemi is now earning rave reviews, following his top notch performance on Sunday, as he helped Spurs beat Galatasaray in the final. The 17-year-old Oluwayemi, who has represented …

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Danjuma Puts Holland Ahead Of Nigeria Duty

Club Brugge of Belgium’s Nigerian-born winger, ArnautDanjumaGroeneveld has confessed that his first thought for international duty is Holland, and he is eagerly awaiting his first international invitation. Although he had stated last weekend that he would one day love to play for the Super Eagles, Danjuma has now emphasised that his first point is for the Dutch national team, Le …

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Nigeria Will Return To AFCON, Says Etebo

Stoke City midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo has underlined the importance of Nigeria reaching the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals. Etebo appeared as a substitute in the Super Eagles’ 3-0 away win over Seychelles this past weekend. The result at Stade Linite on a tricky artificial surface saw the West African powerhouses pick up their first three points in Group E. …

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