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Dalung: We Stand With The Rule Of Law

]The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Barrister Solomon Dalung welcomes the intervention of the Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo which saved Nigeria from a suspension threat by FIFA in the lingering crisis of the FootbaIl Federation. The Minister believes in the resolution of the crisis which has a history dating back to almost 20 years since the removal of …

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Iwobi Excited With Role In Nollywood Movie

Arsenal attacker, Alex Iwobi has expressed a high level of excitement with his first ever appearance in a movie, and gleefully revealed that the film will soon go public. Iwobi for the first time personally revealed his appearance in the Nollywood film titled ‘Inpadisu,’ which he disclosed is a story about making choices in life, and hinted that he was …

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Ogu Gets New Adidas Boots For League Opener

HapoelBe’erSheva of Israel midfielder, John UgochukwuOgu (Suker) will wear a new brand of boots from his kit sponsor, Adidas, for the first match of the new season in The Land of Milk & Honey. Ogu will now enter Be’erSheva’s opening fixture away to HapoelIroniKiryatShmona at Kiryat-Shmona Municipal Stadium in high spirit and added comfort from his new boots. This comes …

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Salami Joins Nigerian Legion In Turkey

Former home-based Eagles striker, GbolahanFuad Salami has joined the growing legion of Nigerian players plying their trade in Turkey, as he will this season don the colours of Denizlispor. However, Salami, who last played for FC Irtysh Pavlodar of Kazakhstan, will line out in the Turkish lower division with Denizlispor for only a season at the first instance, after putting …

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Female U-18 Handball Team Zoom To Cote d’Ivoire

Nigeria’s female handball team have travelled out to Cote d’Ivoire for the 2018 African U-18 Women’s Handball Championship, which is slated for Yamoussoukro from the 25th to 31st of this month. Secretary-general of the Handball Federation of Nigeria, HarunaMaigidasanma expressed optimism that the girls will not disappoint the country during the championship, which starts on Saturday. Nigeria is paired alongside …

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Taekwondo Federation Operating Without Budget – Binga

Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) has been operating without a budget since inception of the current tenure, according to the president, Mrs Margaret Binga. She revealed that the federation has accomplished all her national programs with no budget from either the sports ministry or corporate bodies. Binga made thisrevelation while reviewing the one year anniversary her tenure in office, and promised …

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Hockey Technical Buff Faults Recycling Of Players

A member of the technical committee of Nigeria Hockey Federation (NHF), Fatai Atanda has faulted the current situation in which talented players in the country are recycled repeatedly in order to continue getting good results for the nation. Atanda opined that recycling of players in hockey and other events has posed a major setback to all round development of various …

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FIFA Turn Down Dalung’s Request To Meet Infantino

World football governing body, FIFA have snubbed a request by Nigeria’s sports minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung for a meeting with the global soccer authority’s president, Gianni Infantino, over the long drawn crises rocking football in the country. Dalung had sought a one-on-one meeting with Infantino to press home his stand on issues affecting Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), but was politely …

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Onomah Good For Tottenham’s Squad Against Fulham

Tottenham Hotspur’s Nigerian-born midfielder, Josh Onomah has put himself into strong contention for spot in the main team to battle Fulham this weekend, as he has returned to training with the senior colleagues. After being ruled out all along due to a health issue, Onomah is back in training alongside Dele Alli et al, such that he could be part …

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Owoeri Relishes Another Goal With Shanghai Shenxin

Shanghai Shenxin of China striker, John Owoeri has stated happiness with his ability to hit another goal for the second division club, as it helped them get an away win. Owoeri hit target for Shenxin in the 46th minute of Wednesday’s match, after which the former youth international said he was happy to see his side win 3-2 against their …

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