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NIGERIA TABLES REQUEST TO HOST 2022 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES IN ABUJA

Nigeria has officially made a proposal to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to host the 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Abuja. The Nigerian delegation assured the visiting IOC members that Abuja would be ready to host the games if Nigeria got the approval. The Nigeria sports ministry also commended the IOC for considering an African […]

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SUPER EAGLES PLAYER CHARGES TEAM TO TAKE WORLD CUP FRIENDLIES SERIOUSLY

Super Eagles’ midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo has said it was important that the national team, takes its pre-World Cup friendlies seriously so as to put the team in a competitive mood at the FIFA World Cup tournament starting next month in Russia. The Super Eagles have a series of friendly lined after the games against Argentina, […]

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NIGERIA’S FLYING EAGLES HEAD TO GUINEA BISSAU AHEAD OF 2019 UNDER-20 AFCON GAMES

Nigeria’s Under-20 team, the Flying Eagles, will travel to Guinea Bissau, where they will take on their Guinea Bissau counterparts in the first leg of a 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations second round qualifying fixture this Saturday. The match will take place at the September 24 Stadium in Bissau, starting 5pm, Nigerian time.

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NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION DOUSES TENSION OVER ALLEGED FIBA BAN

The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) is sure the ongoing league being managed by the Tijani Umar faction of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) would not in any way cause the Federation of International Basketball Association (FIBA) to ban the country from internationals, saying the world basketball body is only interested in bringing to an end […]

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ARSENE WENGER DEPARTS THE EMIRATES IN GRAND STYLE

Arsene Wenger, has said his goodbyes in what can be described as a fitting farewell after his final home game against Burnley. Wenger had been manager at Arsenal for more than two decades. Both teams, Arsenal and Burnley formed a guard of honour for the 68-year old, and echoed in chorus of; “there’s only one […]

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SPORTS MINISTRY MOBILISES NON-STATE RESOURCES FOR SUPER EAGLES

The Federal Government has thrown its weight behind the mobilisation of non-state resources for the Super Eagles’ participation at the 2018 FIFA World Cup scheduled for Russia for between June 14 and July 15, 2018. Minister for Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, noted that preparation and participation of national teams in regional and international sports […]

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ATHLETES ARRIVE LAGOS FOR NATIONAL TRIATHLON GAMES

Athletes and coaches that will compete at the 5th edition of the National Triathlon championship will arrive Lagos today. A tour and brief to all athletes and coaches will take place later in the say, while the competition will hold tomorrow with about 120 athletes from all over the country expected to take part

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FIFA THREATENS WORLDWIDE BAN ON NIGERIA WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE

World football governing body, FIFA has warned that it would not consult with any of the parties fighting for the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) before throwing the country out of the game if it found that a third party had been meddling in the nation’s football affairs. The Nigerian football community was […]

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FORMER SUPER EAGLES MIDFIELDER CHARGES SUPER EAGLES ON CROATIA WIN

Former Super Eagles midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju has urged the national team coaches and players, to gear up for a good performance in their opening World Cup group D game against Croatia on June 26. Adepoju submitted that a good outing without a defeat will keep the Super Eagles in the loop, otherwise they would be […]

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BOXING: DEONTAY WILDER OFFERS 50 MILLION DOLLARS FOR FIGHT WITH ANTHONY JOSHUA

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has offered 50 million dollars for a unification fight with WBO, IBF and WBA titles holder Anthony Joshua. Wilder posted a video on Twitter which shows Joshua saying he would accept the fight for 50 million dollars. Meanwhile, Wilder’s manager Shelly Finkel has confirmed that an offer had been made. […]

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