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AFCON 2019: Eagles line up top friendlies against former champions

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have concluded plans to engage two former champions of the African Cup of Nations in a friendly match before the AFCON tournament, following the conclusion of Friday’s draw which pitched them in Group B. According to Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick, who also doubles as …

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DALUNG SALUTES AFRICAN JUNIOR TABLE TENNIS CHAMPION AZEEZ SOLANKE , EAGLETS

Barrister Solomon Dalung says  the future of Nigeria’s sports lies with the grassroots. The Youth and Sports Minister made this known in a statement congratulating Table Tennis star and new  African junior Champion Azeez  Solanke who dethroned former champion,   Marwan Abdelwahab of Egypt beating him by (13-11, 4-11, 10-12, 11-5, …

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Nigeria, Tanzania Set New Scoring Record At U17 AFCON

Nigeria and Tanzania on Sunday made history at the Africa U-17 Cup of Nations, as both sides battled out a nine-goal thriller that has become the competition’s highest scoring game in history. Sunday afternoon’s match becomes the the highest scoring game in U17 AFCON history, surpassing Seychelles vs Mali, Cameroon …

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Eaglets Envy Govt’s Car Pledge To Tanzania’s U-17 Squad

The Golden Eaglets entered Sunday’s opening match against Tanzania at the Africa U-17 Championship with a slight tinge of envy over the pledge of brand new cars given their opponents by their country’s government. While there was no comment from Nigerian authorities to motivate the Eaglets for the early afternoon …

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