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UNILAG Vice-chancellor Reveals Plans For 2019 NUGA

University of Lagos vice-chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe has inaugurated 14 sub-committees for the institution’s effort at pulling off a successful hosting of the 2019 Nigeria Universities Games (NUGA). Ogundipe said during the inauguration ceremony at Senate Chambers of UNILAG that the institution is thinking of the best, and charged the sub-committee members to ensure they measure up to global standards. …

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Shooting Federation Hunts For Potential Stars

Nigeria Shooting Sports Federation (NSSF) president, Brig. Gen. Lonsdale Adeoye (rtd) has disclosed that the country has great potentials in the game, as many key competitors are available to select from. Adeoye revealed that the federation has over 60 para-shooters that are eager and ready to make the country proud. He, therefore, enthused that Nigeria will create a huge impression …

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Nigeria’s Qualification On Course, Says Rohr

AFCON 2019: Coach Gernot Rohr has praised his Nigeria side after they saw off Libya 3-2 in a crucial Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier on Tuesday night. Nigeria found their second away win in Group E after a brace from Odion Ighalo and Ahmed Musa’s goal saw off the Mediterranean Knights in Sfax. The Super Eagles are now only …

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Eagles Will Remain Top Of Group E – Akinwunmi

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) first vice-president, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi has declared that the Super Eagles will remain top of their group in the Afirca Cup of Nations all the way till the last whistle in the race to Cameroon 2019, footballlive.ng gathered. Akinwumi said he has was happy to see the Eagles go top of Group E for the first …

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Troost-Ekong: Team Spirit Gave Us 3-2 Victory

Udinese of Italy defender, William Troost-Ekong has attributed Nigeria’s 3-2 win against Libya on Tuesday night to good team spirit in the Super Eagles, which he says comes only through cordial understanding among the lads, footballlive.ng reports. Troost-Ekong declared emphatically that the team has a strong bond that keeps them rolling seamlessly together, hence their ability to put up a …

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Iwobi On Course As Eagles’ Full Time Playmaker

Arsenal attacker, Alex Iwobi is bound to have a busy future playing as Nigeria’s full time playmaker in years to come, as he kept his role in midfield for the Super Eagles clash away to Libya, footballlive.ng reports. Just as it was for the first leg in Uyo, when Iwobi was unleashed on The Mediterranean Knights in a novel position, …

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Collins Is Eagles’ New Reliable Left-back – Babayaro

SC Paderborn of Germany defender, Jamilu Collins has been cited as the next left-back wonder for the Super Eagles, following a dazzling outing in his national team competitive debut against Libya in Uyo and follow-up for the second leg on Tuesday in Sfax, Tunisia. One of Nigeria’s most-acclaimed left-full-backs ever, ex-Chelsea and Newcastle united of England star, Celestine Babayaro said …

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Ikwu Excited With Victory On Recreativo Debut

Recreativo Hiuelva of Spain defender, Ejike Ikwu says he is excited to get off to a winning start with the club, as he was part of their victory in the fourth tier match against Ejido, footballlive.ng can report. Ikwu, who starred for the gold medal-winning Golden Eaglets’ squad of Chile 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup, said he was made happier …

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Amputee Team Receive N6.5m From Super Eagles

Nigeria Amputee Football Federation president, Suleiman Isah has come out to confirm that the national team, Special Eagles received a cash gift of N6.5m. He told sports247.ng that the amount was donated to the Amputee World Cup-bound team received the money last week, as part of their fund raising drive for their trip to Mexico 2019. Isah affirmed: “The money …

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Women In Sports Want Academies For Special Athletes

Nigeria Association of Women in Sports (NAWIS) have advocated a situation in which sports academies for people with disabilities are established across the country. The call was made at NAWIS’ 10th national conference, which took place at CBN Centre of Excellence, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. While speaking on the theme ‘Promoting the well being of persons living with disability through …

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