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Gov Dickson Classics: Tochukwu targets African Games tickets

Tochukwu targets

  Nigerian Army wrestler, Okeke Tochukwu has set his sigh on securing qualification tickets to this year’s Africa Games in Morocco and the World Wrestling Championships in Kazakhstan in September at the forthcoming forth-coming 3rd Governor Dickson National Classics in Bayelsa State. The showpiece tournament, which will be staged from 23rd to 30th June, 2019 […]

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AFCON 2019: Pharaohs promise to make fans happy after President’s visit

Pharaohs promise

Pharaohs of Egypt have pledged to do their best as the seven-time Africa champions eye continental glory at the Africa Cup of Nations which begins on Friday. The players made the promise when the country’s President, Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi visited the team during training. According to a statement signed by the President’s spokesman, Bassam Rady the […]

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Federation Cup: Rangers/Lobi clash headlines Round of 32

Round of 32

The pairing of 2018/2019 CAF Champions League campaigners Lobi Stars of Makurdi and CAF Confederation Cup contenders Rangers International of Enugu is the pick of the Round of 32 fixtures of this year’s AITEO Cup men’s competition. Both heavyweights lock horns at the Bako Kontagora Stadium, Minna on Wednesday. There is another all-NPFL tie, between […]

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Mati dominates at Morocco ITTF Junior Open

Mati dominates

Taiwo Mati continued his good performance outside Nigeria after the Ondo State-born athlete emerged winner in the boys cadet singles event at the just concluded ITTF World Junior Circuit held in Agadir, Morocco. Also at the weekend, Nigeria’s duo of Usman Okanlawon and Sadiat Akeem qualified for the 2019 ITTF World Hopes Challenge holding in […]

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Nigeria 0 -1 France: Super Falcons lose via controversial Renard penalty

Hosts France finished top of Group A after a twice-taken penalty by Wendie Renard gave them a 1-0 win over 10-woman Nigeria in an incident-packed finish in Rennes on Monday. Les Bleues maintained their perfect record at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup when Renard’s controversial 79th minute penalty made it three from three going […]

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BREAKING! Heartbroken Francesco Totti dumps Roma job

  Francesco Totti says that leaving Roma ‘is like dying’ as the club’s legendary former captain announced he is leaving his role as technical director. The 42-year-old addressed the media on Monday afternoon in an 85-minute press conference where he explained why he had decided to bring to an end his 30-year relationship with the […]

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Brazil govt freeze Neymar mansions amid tax dispute

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) striker Neymar’s off-pitch woes continue to mount, as Brazilian tax authorities put a freeze on dozens of his mansions and other properties amid a long-running tax dispute. A local Brazilian media outlet, Folha de S.Paulo newspaper, reported on Monday that Brazilian authorities blocked 36 properties in Brazil as they seek 69 million […]

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JUST IN: Arsenal name Ljungberg as Emery’s new assistant

Former Arsenal midfielder Freddie Ljungberg has been appointed as Unai Emery’s new assistant in the London club’s first team, the English Premier League club announced on Monday. His appointment is part of a change in the club’s coaching staff. Ljungberg, who returned to Arsenal to coach the under-23 side last year, was part of “The […]

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Nnadozie retains her shirt, Ayinde, Oshoala start against France

Nnadozie retains her shirt

  Super Falcons head coach, Thomas Dennerby has retained goalkeeper, Chiamaka Nnadozie for tonight’s decisive Group A clash against France at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup. As usual, Dennerby kept faith with his regulars from the defence to the attacking line up while he has brought back Sweden based Halimatu Ayinde in place of […]

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Eagles promise not to disappoint despite losing to Senegal

Eagles promise not to disappoint

  Nigeria’s Super Eagles have promised their numerous fans across the globe not to disappoint after rounding off preparations ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations which gets underway this Friday in Egypt. The Eagles who have been in Egypt since last Monday departed for Alexandria on Monday afternoon from Ismailia where they played their […]

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