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Awaziem, Nwakali Stake Claim For Relevance At FC Porto

FC Porto’s duo of ChidozieAwaziem and Kelechi Nwakali are showing good signs of better things to come for them in the team this season, following their spirited efforts in training with the main squad. Awaziem is back from a season long loan spell at FC Nantes of France, while Nwakali is a summer signing on loan from Arsenal, but both ...

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Amuneke: I’m Honoured To Get Tanzania National Team’s Job

Former Super Eagles star, Emmanuel Amuneke has declared that he is ready for a fresh challenge in his coaching career, as handler of Tanzania’s senior national team, and says he is happy with the opportunity to gain more experience in the job. While describing his appointment by Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) is a huge honour for him, the 1994 African ...

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Nigeria Tops African Judo Championship

Nigeria has emerged tops of all at this year’s African Judo International Championships, with 11 medals in total at the competition in Niger republic. Nigeria’s haul was led by the female judokas, who won five gold medals and one silver, while their male counterparts won four gold and one bronze. The female judokas included 2015 All Africa Games bronze medallist, ...

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Cycling Lagos Event Gets N1.7m Prize Money

The much–awaited Cycling Lagos race has received a tag of N1.7m as its star prize money, which makes the event billed for August 25th the most glamorous of its kind in Nigeria. The organising committee of the international cycling race, led by SojiAdeleyeand chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission, Dr KwekuTandoh said all winners of the competition will be treated ...

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You Brought Good Luck To Us – Falconets Tell Dalung

The National Women’s U-20 football team the Falconets have heaped praises on the Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung for cheering them to victory in their 2nd Group D match against Haiti. Barrister Dalung and House of Representatives member Alhaja Ayo Omidiran were the only Nigerians in the VIP stands when Falconets  pipped Haiti by a lone goal ...

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FIFA Ban Kalusha Bwalya

The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has banned former Zambia skipper and FA Zambia President,  Kalusha Bwalya, member of the executive committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), for two years from all football-related activities (administrative, sports or any other) at both national and international level. The investigation against Mr Bwalya was opened on 28 February 2017, ...

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Simon Shines During First Match With Lavante

New arrival at Levante of Spain, Moses Simon was in dazzling form in his first match with the club, as he came off the bench to help them pull off a dramatic comeback in their latest pre-season game. Simon was introduced in the 73rd minute of Wednesday’s match, at a point his team were trailing 1-2 and his introduction helped ...

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Godswill Akpabio Stadium’s Name Not Changed – Udoh

AkwaIbom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Honourable Charles Udoh has denied media reports that the state government has changed the name of GodswillAkpabio International Stadium, Uyo, due to the defection to a rival party by their former governor, who the arena is named after. Udoh said the report is false and due to the handiwork of unscrupulous elements, who ...

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Tanzania’s High Commissioner Welcome Amuneke’s Appointment

Tanzania’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Muhidini Ally-Mboweto has hailed his country’s appointment of Nigerian ex-international, Emmanuel Amuneke as head coach of their national team. While noting that the appointment will further cement relations between both countries, Ally-Mboweto commended Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) for picking someone with a per The envoy, who recounted the exploits of some Nigerian clubs in ...

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Nigeria Tops African Judo Championship

Nigeria has emerged tops of all at this year’s African Judo International Championships, with 11 medals in total at the competition in Niger republic. Nigeria’s haul was led by the female judokas, who won five gold medals and one silver, while their male counterparts won four gold and one bronze. The female judokas included 2015 All Africa Games bronze medallist, ...

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