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3RD OKPEKPE IAAF ROAD RACE: Okaeben Becomes Events Director

Former Edo State Sports Commissioner, Chris Okaeben has been named the Events Director of the 3rd IAAF Okpekpe Road Race, while Stella Nwala serves as the secretary of Secretariat. Okaeben who was newly elected into the Edo state house of Assembly will also coordinate all the activities of the race in the state as well as interface between the state ...

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Heineken Global Event Comes To Lagos

-To Host UCL Interactive Session In recognition of Nigeria as one of the top global hotspots of football followership, Heineken’s worldwide interactive series berthed in Lagos last week. Heineken House Lagos was selected as one of only nine exotic locations around the world to host the #ChampionTheMatch series, where a football legend interacts with a global audience in a live ...

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Report Rates Mikel For Real Madrid

A report out of Europe has rated Chelsea of England midfielder, John Mikel Obi high for an impact at Real Madrid, with a verdict that the Super Eagles star can fill a hole in the La Liga club that has never been filled properly. Claude Makelele left Los Blancos to join Chelsea in 2003 and since then a variety of ...

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Olumudi Targets Okpekpe Gold

-As Indigenes Forfeit Vacation For 10km Race Nigerian long distance race rave of the moment, Aderonke Olumudi has arrived Nigeria from her base in the US to intensify her preparation for the third edition of the annual Okpekpe 10km Road race. The Kogi born athlete on arrival said her target would be to be the first Nigerian to win the ...

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GTBANK/LAGOS PRINCIPALS CUP: Birrel Boys, Oriwu Girls Reach Finals

The 2015 GTBank/Lagos State Principals Cup resumed football action Wednesday at the Onikan Stadium when the semi finalist engages each other for the boys and girls final slot. On Day 1 of the semi final matches, the boy’s category saw Birrel Avenue Senior Secondary School, Sabo defeating Ikorodu Senior Grammar School, Ikorodu 2-1 to get to the final. The game ...

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Tikitaka, Liberty Screening Hots Up

-As Special Football Trials Shake Lagos The inaugural edition of Tikitaka Academy Nigeria, Liberty football management scouting exercise commenced Wednesday at the Legacy practice pitch, National Stadium, LAGOS. A total of eight teams are participating, consisting of TikiTaka Nigeria Team (also known as TNT)1 and TNT 2, Liberty Football Academy 1 and 2 as well as New Generation FC, Great ...

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Lagos Wins Ibadan MTN Polo Tourney

A team from Lagos has emerged winner of the top prize ‘Ibadan Cup’ at the recent Ibadan MTN International Polo Competition, which ended at Ibadan Polo Club on Sunday after defeating an Ibadan team, Leobiga Heirs by 7 goals to 2. The President of Ibadan Polo Club Prince Adeoye Ajibade who captained the Ibadan team, while reacting after the game ...

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Moses In Tombim Tennis Futures QF

Michael Moses saved Nigeria’s blushes as he was the only Nigerian player to qualify for the Quarterfinal stage of the ongoing Tombim Abuja ITF Futures. Nigeria’s chances of progressing to the Quarterfinal stage of the competition had suffered a huge setback when Clifford Enosoregbe and Christian Paul both lost out to Deiton Baughman and Nedunchezhiyan Jeevan by 6-2, 6-4 and ...

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ITA Promises N250, 000 For CBN Juniors

International Tennis Academy (ITA) has announced a grant of N250, 000 to any junior tennis player who plays in the CBN Junior Tennis Championship and wins the senior event in the same year. ITA director, Godwin Kienka said that it was a realistic and achievable dream of the academy and noted that the feat achieved by Michael and Emmanuel was ...

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City Release Iheanacho For F/Eagles

Manchester City of England youngster, Kelechi Iheanacho has finally got the nod from his club to star for Nigeria’s youth team, Flying Eagles at this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. The development comes after Iheanacho started Monday’s English Youth FA Cup final for City and, before he was replaced in the 71sts minute, scored a seventh minute ...

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