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SOUTH AFRICA DROPS TICKET PRICES FOR SUPER EAGLES REMATCH

The South Africa Football Association in what can be said to be its contributions towards ensuring a massive turn out of football fans ahead of the Super Eagles rematch in Johannesburg has slashed the match’s ticket prices. A Super Eagles win in Johannesburg on November 17 could determine South Africa’s qualification to AFCON 2019, as […]

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COACH SALISU YUSUF BANNED, TO PAY 5,000 DOLLAR FINE

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has suspended Super Eagles Coach, Salisu Yusuf for one year and fined him of 5,000 dollars after he was found guilty of taking a bribe. The ethics committee in its report submitted to the NFF, said it established from the admission of Coach Yusuf and also found as a fact […]

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VETERAN FOOTBALLER CHARGES SUPER EAGLES ON STELLAR AFCON PERFORMANCE

Sports veteran and Former Super Eagles’ Midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju has advised the senior national team against underrating Seychelles in their second game of the Cameroon 2019 African Nations Cup qualifying series this weekend. The Super Eagles’ players and officials are expected to start arriving in Victoria, capital of Seychelles today for the match, which holds […]

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COACH ROHR PREDICTS POSSIBLE VICTOR MOSES RETURN TO SUPER EAGLES

Victor Moses may return to the Super Eagles just a few months after announcing his retirement from the senior national team. Moses had said he wants to concentrate on his club career and also pay more attention to his young family. But Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr believes the former Wolves striker still has a […]

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ARUNA QUADRI RISES IN WORLD TENNIS RANKINGS

Nigeria’s number one table tennis player, Aruna Quadri, is now number 18 in the world, and believes his new ranking would enable him to work more on his game. An excited Quadri, said: “This ranking has shown that I should not relax but continue to work harder because remaining on top is one of the […]

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NIGERIA’S FALCONETS ARRIVE FRANCE FOR FIFA U-20 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP

The Super Falconets have arrived France for the FIFA Under-2O Women’s World Cup. The team, comprising of 21 players and 11 officials arrived their base in Saint Malo yesterday evening. They arrived from Austria where they underwent a 12-day training programme.

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DISTURBING VIRAL VIDEO CAPTURES NIGERIAN FOOTBALL COACH SALISU YUSUF TAKING BRIBE

Coach of the Nigerian national football team, Salisu Yusuf has been caught on camera collecting bribe from undercover journalists who pretended to be football agents. The bribe was offered and was collected after a discussion on player selection. The footage, shot by BBC’s Ghanaian reporter Anas Aremeyaw Anas in September 2017, showed Coach Yusuf collecting […]

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SHOOTING STARS SET FOR BENIN REPUBLIC UNDER-20 FRIENDLIES IN IBADAN

Shooting Stars Football Club will tomorrow face Benin Republic’s Under-20 national team in an international friendly tie as it aims to keep in form, pending the resumption of the league. The match has been slated for tomorrow, Friday, 20th July, 2018 at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan.

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NIGERIA TO HOST 2019 WORLD PARA POWERLIFTING TOURNAMENT

Nigeria has been granted the rights to host the 2019 World Para Powerlifting Championships by the International Para Powerlifting Committee. This was revealed in a confirmation statement addressed to the President of Nigeria Para Powerlifting Federation, Queen Uboh The Nigeria Para Powerlifting Federation has confirmed that the country will host the tournament from January 28, […]

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FIFA REJECTS CHRIS GIWA AS NEW NFF PRESIDENT

The federal government has moved to sack Amaju Pinnick as the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, said the directive followed a written notification signed by the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) requesting the sports ministry to ensure compliance. It is […]

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