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Edo Sports Devt C’ttee proposes Sports Commission, Trust Fund Bills

The 11-man committee set up by the Edo State Government to revive sports in the state has submitted two proposed bills:  The Edo Sports Commission Bill and the Sports Trust Fund Bill to Governor Godwin Obaseki. Receiving the documents at Government House in Benin City, Obaseki commended the committee for doing a good job and assured that the bills when ...

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US Beats Belarus To Win First Fed Cup Since 2000

CoCo Vandeweghe was instrumental in guiding the US to a first Fed Cup title in 17 years so it is perhaps no wonder that the world No.10 said afterwards that she is ready for a vacation. The American, 25, won all eight of her Fed Cup matches in the 2017 campaign — the first player to do so since the ...

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We Cannot Do Without Our Chan Eagles-Bassey

As the Nigeria Professional football leagues heads for an interesting sprint with six matches to go, the chairman of title contenders, Akwa United has come out to say they cannot continue the league without the four players in the Super Eagles camp in Kano. Paul Bassey told reporters in Maiduguri monday morning that he was not one to make excuses ...

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Abuja Velodrome Get Certification Soon, Says Cycling President

The Cycling Federation of Nigeria has said that plans have been perfected to ensure certification of the Velodrome at the Abuja National Stadium by the Union Cycling Federation. President of the Federation, Engr. (Chief) Giandomenico Massari, stated that the certification was part of efforts by his administration to develop the sport in Nigeria. He described the Velodrome as a state ...

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Krobapor, Dorcas Rule Katsina Badminton Championship

The duo of Krobapor Clement and Dorcas Adesokan were dominant defeating  their opponents in the Finals of  the 1st Katsina Golden Star Badminton Championship on Saturday to emerge winners in the Singles and mixed doubles event of the competition. In the Men’s singles final, Krobapo came from behind losing the first game to Anuoluwapo Opeyori of Lagos state 14-21 before ...

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Moroccan Soccer Fans Clash with Brussels Police After World Cup Qualifier

Street celebrations in Brussels by Moroccan soccer fans marking their teams return to the World Cup for the first time in two decades turned violent on Saturday night, November 11. According to Belgian reports, 22 police officers were injured when between 200 and 300 fans began attacking them and setting cars and bins on fire outside the stock exchange in ...

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Ambassador Celebrates Patriotic Outing In Algeria

The Super Eagles have won words of praise from Nigerian’s ambassador to Algeria, following what he called the team’s performance a commendable show of patriotism in Friday’s 1-1 draw against Algeria. Although he admitted he would have loved to see the Eagles get an away win, which had apparently been denied them by a suspicious penalty call by the match ...

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CAF Raise Eyebrows Over Penalty In Constantine

Confederation of African Football (CAF) have questioned Gabonese referee, Eric Otogo-Castane’s decision to award a late controversial penalty to Algeria which helped them draw 1-1 against Nigeria. Algeria forced the Super Eagles of Nigeria to a draw thanks to a late penalty converted by Yacine Brahaimi which cancelled out John Ogu 62nd minute goal for Nigeria. CAF mentioned the incident ...

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Flamingos’ Camp Opens This Week

The female cadet national team, Flamingos will open camp early this week, as coach of the side, Bala Nikyu aims to commence preparations for next month’s FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup qualifier against Ethiopia. Nigeria will take on the Ethiopians in the first round of the African qualifying series of the sixth edition of the global competition, which will hold ...

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Osimhen Glad With Goal For Wolfsburg

Vfl Wolfsburg of Germany striker, Victor Osimhen has expressed satisfaction over his performance and a goal for the German Bundesliga club ion a friendly against FC Twente of Holland. The Chile 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup top scorer and highest goal getter ever in the history of the Cadet Mundial took to social media to celebrate his feat, after he ...

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