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Ideye Can’t Save West Brom

-Nominated For EPL African Award -Aluko’s Hull Draw With Sunderland West Bromwich Albion of England striker, Aide Brown Ideye was in action for The Baggies on Tuesday night, against all expectations, but his brave appearance in defiance of injury reports could not save his side from defeat, as The Baggies lost 2-1 away to Aston Villa. While fellow-Super Eagles star, ...

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Siasia Wants Jordon Ibe

Under-23 national team coach, Samson Yebowei Siasia says he has set the wheels in motion towards getting Liverpool of England in-form Nigerian-born winger, Jordon Ibe playing for his squad. Although recent efforts launched by Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) towards seeing Ibe commit his international future to the Super Eagles instead of England have not materialised, Siasia believes he can achieve ...

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Abikoye Celebrates In Ethiopia

-Targets Sixth League Goal By Sam O’Femi Olusetire Former Sunshine Stars of Akure and ex-Delta Force of Asaba striker, Shakiru Alade Abikoye has set his sight on romping more goals at his new base in Ethiopia, as he braces up for the restart of the league season with Bunna FC. Abikoye is still rolling on the flair of his arrival ...

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Malakia Pick Pillars Positives

-Abba Yola Thanks Kano Fans Despite suffering a pummelling at the feet of Kano Pillars in the preliminary round of the CAF Champions League, Malakia of South Sudan are picking positives from the experience they had from the second leg visit to the City of Groundnut Pyramids. This much was made known in an interview with SportsDay by Malakia’s head ...

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ALL AFRICA GAMES 2015: Chukwumerije Urges Early Preparations

Three-time Olympian and Board Member of the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation, Chika Chukwumerije has urged for early preparations to commence for the All Africa Games, scheduled to hold in Congo Brazzaville from 4 – 20 September, 2015. Chukwumerije made this call, after observation of the alarming progress being made by African rivals at the just concluded AFTU International Taekwondo Opens and ...

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Okorodudu Hails GOtv Boxing Night

-Wishes It Had Been On In His Heyday Former Olympian, Jerry Okorodudu, has expressed regret that an initiative like the GOtv Boxing Night was unavailable in his days as an active boxer. Okorodudu, who participated at the 1984 Olympics, said this in at a press conference held in Lagos to announce the second edition of the GOtv Boxing Night, a ...

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Amuneke Apologises Over Eaglets’ Failure

After returning to the country on Monday from Niger Republic, where they came fourth at the CAF U17 championship, Golden Eaglets coach, Emmanuel Amuneke has apologized to Nigerians for their failure to win the competition. The Nigerian U17’s were beaten 1-0 by South Africa in the semi-final and 3-1 by Guinea in the third place match, which ensured the Eaglets ...

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Owing Keshi’s Not Unusual – Anyansi

More controversy trails the allegations of Super Eagles yet to be signed coach, Stephen Keshi’s that he is being owed two months’ salary and allowances by Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as a top official says it is not unusual for such to occur. The latest angle came on Monday, when head of the NFF’s technical committee, Felix Ayansi-Agwu failed during ...

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DELTA FA CHAIRMAN ELECTION: Okocha: I’ll Build On Pinnick’s Achievements

Ex-Super Eagles skipper and newly elected Delta State Football Association chairman, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha has said he would build on already existing structures and successes of the immediate past Amaju Pinnick’s administration to guarantee that Delta state sports is up and running. Speaking exclusively to SportsDay, Okocha stated that he is a lucky man to have a well built ...

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NFF Stop Enugu FA Elections

-As Controversy Spreads Over State Polls Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have asked Enugu State Football Association electoral committee chairman, Walter Ugwuozor, to stop any plan of holding elections into the body until further notice. The Enugu FA elections have been embroiled in controversy after one of the aspirants, Barrister Ray Nnaji accused incumbent chairman, Chidi Offor Okenwa of planning to ...

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