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FIFA formally welcomes Golden Eaglets to Brazil

golden Eaglets in Brazil

Five-time world champions, the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria have landed in the city of Gioania, Brazil, where the team will tackle Hungary at the Estadio Olimpico in the opening game of Group B of the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup finals on Saturday. Players and the officials were received by FIFA and local organizing committee […]

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ICC T20 World Cup Qualifiers: Nigeria in face-saving tie against Oman

Nigeria poor form will see them taking on Oman today at the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup Qualifiers. Already, the Nigerian side had lost to Jersey and Canada and they will be hoping to salvage a victory against Oman in their third group tie. Oman had played three matches, winning two and losing one but […]

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Volleyball League: Nigeria Correction Service overpowers Kada Kings

Nigeria Correction Service beat Kada Kings 3-0 (25-20, 25-21) to continue her unbeaten run on Day 4 of the ongoing National Volleyball League Division one in Bauchi. The duo of Dauda Saje and Emenike Ezike capitalised on the lapses of Kada Stars as they have recorded 3 straight wins at the league. Saje, who said […]

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ITTF confirms Nigeria, Egypt for Team World Cup

2019 Team World Cup

The world table tennis ruling body, International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has confirmed African champions – Nigeria and Egypt as Africa’s representatives at the 2019 Team World Cup holding at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium. The five-day serves off on November 6 to 10 and it is a table tennis test event for Tokyo 2020 Olympic […]

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Champions League: Genk Coach tasks Eagles duo over Liverpool visit

  Genk Coach Felice Mazzu has warned Eagles duo Paul Onuachu, Stephen Odeh and their teammates to ensure 100% concentration ahead of today’s Champions league clash with visiting Liverpool. Mazzu who opined that Liverpool are tough but more dangerous with Mohamed Salah on parade, reminded his boys that they are playing with one of the […]

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Yusuf Muhammed, 4 others complete Wikki Tourists move

The management of Wikki Tourists of Bauchi has recruited additional five players to strengthen its team ahead of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season. The club’s media officer, Nasiru Kobi, who made this known to SportingLife on Tuesday, said the players have started straining with the club after putting their signatures on the club’s […]

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‘Mesut Ozil not training hard enough at Arsenal,’ says Arsenal Legend

'Mesut Ozil not training hard enough at Arsenal,' says Arsenal Legend

Charlie Nicholas has claimed that Mesut Ozil is not making the starting XI at Arsenal due to the German failing to train hard enough under Unai Emery. The attacking midfielder has hardly featured for the Gunners this season, making just two appearances in all competitions. Arsenal’s 1-0 defeat at the hands of Sheffield United on […]

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Maikaba: I’m not bothered by pre-season results

Plateau United sign Cyprus based, 11 others ahead new season

Plateau United head coach, Abdu Maikaba, has stressed that he is not disturbed by the inability of his players to lift the pre-season tournament that recently ended in Kano. Maikaba opined that his objective of exposing his newly acquired players to quality games and also ensuring that the old and new gel together have been […]

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Warri Wolves, Bayelsa Utd clash today in Yenagoa

Warri Wolves will today face Bayelsa United in the return leg of the friendly game that was first played at the Warri City Stadium last week. The Seasiders who are making a return to the Nigeria Professional Football League after about three years hiatus pipped the former league Champions 1-0 and they will make the […]

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Enyimba returns from Ota for TS Galaxy

Enyimba has returned to Aba to put finishing touches to their preparations for the first leg of the CAF Confederation Cup playoffs against Tim Sukazi Galaxy of South Africa slated for the Enyimba Stadium on Sunday. The People’s Elephant lost 1-0 on aggregate to Al Hilal of Sudan in the first round of the CAF […]

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