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World Cup Stops Female League

The female national team, Super Falcons’ trip to Canada for participation in this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup has coincided with a decision by Nigerian Women’s Football League (NWFL) to put on hold all matches of the domestic championship, just a week after setting the season in motion. Confirmation of the development came in a statement by the NWFL board, ...

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GTBank Principals Cup Final Looms

-Wednesday Date For Youth Soccer Thrills Youth soccer development in Nigeria is set to rise on a higher scale, as the stage is all set for the most anticipated finals of the 2015 GTBank/Lagos State Principals’ Cup at Teslim Balogun Stadium on Wednesday. A GTBank statement noted that the 6th season of the prestigious secondary school tournament is an annual ...

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Brazil Don’t Scare Us Sokari

-Says: Bring On Man Utd’s Pereira Enyimba International of Aba midfielder, Kingsley ‘Bobby’ Sokari has declared that he and his colleagues in the under-20 national team, Flying Eagles are not scared on the array of stars named by group rinvals, Brazil for this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup. The Brazilians on Friday named a star-studded arsenal that includes Manchester United’s ...

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Bulbwa: My Time To Shine

After making the final list of players to the impending FIFA U20 World Cup in New Zealand, Flying Eagles, attacking midfielder, Bernard Bulbwa believes the coming competition will be his stage to shine on the global level. Incidentally, he was also there at the 2013 African U-17 Championship , but failed to make the squad that went on to win ...

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We‘re Ready For Battles – Muhammed

As the FIFA U20 World Cup draws ever closer, Flying Eagles skipper Musa Muhammed has declared that he and his teammates are ready for the competition which kicks off on the 30th of May in New Zealand. The 18-year-old has made Nigeria’s final 21-man squad for the competition and has been featuring in the team’s friendly games in Germany, where ...

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Egypt Home-based For Burundi Friendly

-Cuper Invites Only One Euro Star -As FA Reject Game With Uruguay So soon after Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi rolled out a list of 26 home-based players in his first roll call after signing for a second spell in charge, his most dreaded opponents in the Gabon 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Cup qualifiers, Egypt, have followed ...

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Kelechi Will Win Ballon d’Or – Father

As the Flying Eagles get set for battle at the FIFA U20 world cup in New Zealand, the father of the team’s top star, Manchester City whiz-kid, Kelechi Iheanacho is tipping his son to use the competition as another stepping stone towards becoming World Footballer of The Year one day in future. With the City youngster back to goals scoring ...

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Nwakali Delays Man City Decision

Golden Eaglets skipper, Kelechi Nwakali has declared that he will make a decision on whether to sign on the dotted line for Manchester City after the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile. Nwakali is keeping his options open, as his tock continues to rise after five outings at the 2015 African U-17 Championship, in which the Diamond Academy of Umuahia ...

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GTBank Principals Cup Develops Youth – Agbaje

-As Lagos Final Holds Wednesday After smashing all barriers during the preliminary, group, quarter and semi final stages of the 2015 GTBank/Lagos Principals Cup, the four finalists (2 male and 2 female teams) will this Wednesday, 20th May at Teslim Balogun Stadium, gun for the grand prizes at stake. In the female final which will start by 11am, Oriwu Senior ...

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NNPC-NAPIMS Stage Table Tennis Open

-Set For Thursday, Friday In Lagos A two-day table tennis tourney tagged NNPC-NAPIMS Open will hold in Lagos between Thursday and Friday this week. The tournament which will be played at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Indoor Sports Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere Lagos State, is being organized by the Lagos State Table Tennis Association. According to the chairman of the ...

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