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IHF Men’s Junior: Nigeria Defeat Australia To Earn First Point

IHF Men's Junior

Nigeria earned their first victory at the 2019 IHF Men’s Junior World Championship in round four, beginning Saturday’s programme in Vigo with their 14-goal win over Australia. Australia kept well within reach until the last five minutes of the first half, before Nigeria claimed the upper hand and powered to a clear win at the […]

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Egypt 2019 one of the best for Super Eagles–Osinbajo

Egypt 2019

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has congratulated Bronze-winning Super Eagles over their outstanding performance at the just concluded Africa Cup of Nations’ (AFCON) in Egypt. Osinbajo gave the message during the 2nd Edition of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) Choir Concert on Saturday in Abuja. The vice president, who was represented by the Villa Chaplain, Pastor […]

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Commonwealth T/tennis: A fantastic outing for Nigeria – Coach

Commonwealth T/tennis

  Bello Nasiru, national Table Tennis coach has described team Nigeria’s performance at the ongoing 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships as fantastic. The coach told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on phone that the female team was 3rd in the competition holding at Jawaharhal Indoor Stadium in Cuttack, Odisha. He gave names of the […]

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2020 Olympics: Coaches Association advocate more international exposure

2020 Olympics

  President, Track and Field Coaches Association of Nigeria (TATCAN), Godwin Ogogo has called for more international training for Nigerian athletics coaches for the country to excel at international competitions. Ogogo made the call on Saturday in Abuja at the end of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) training course for 24 coaches at […]

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2019 Federation Cup Finals will be memorable, FA chairman says

2019 Federation Cup

Shareef Kassimu, Chairman of Kaduna State Football Association (FA), on Saturday said plans have been concluded to host a memorable and hitch-free 2019 edition of the Aiteo Cup finals on Wednesday. Kassimu said at a briefing in Kaduna that the finals which would hold at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna was guaranteed to be […]

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Salah Move Alert: Liverpool budget £89million for Dembele

  Champions’ League winners Liverpool are keeping £89million on the table with a view to making a dash for Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembélé should Mohamed Salah decide to leave the Anfield. The Egypt international is reportedly being targeted by Real Madrid as an alternative to Neymar who is eager to return to the Nou Camp. […]

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Wolves beat Man City on penalties to win Asia Trophy

  Premier league defending champions Manchester City played their hearts out against hard fighting Wolves but failed to clinch the Asia Trophy in Shanghai on Saturday. Goalkeeper Rui Patricio was the hero for Wolves, saving three spot-kicks after the highly entertaining encounter ended goalless. Wolves won the exhibition tournament 3-2 on penalties. It was a […]

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Eagles players beckoning on Rohr to stay on as team coach

Some senior members of the Super Eagles have started appealing to the team’s head coach, Gernot Rohr to stay on as the tactician amidst growing concern that he is about to resign. Rohr led the Eagles to the third-place finish at the just concluded AFCON but the Franco-German body language denotes that he could walk […]

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Moses: Nigerians should be proud of our performance

Super Eagles midfielder, Simon Moses has reaffirmed his conviction that Nigerians will now be proud of them after they finished third at the just concluded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Moses was part of the Nigerian team that dazed the Carthage Eagles 1-0 at the Cairo International Stadium on Wednesday night and he […]

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Adekuoroye targets Africa Games, 2020 Olympic gold

Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco. In a chat with Sportinghlife.ng, the World wrestling silver medalist, who won gold in her 57kg category at the Yasar Dogu Ranking Series […]

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