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Efetobor Apochi returns with Earl Newman fight

Nigeria’s Efetobor ‘Nigerian Pitbull’ Apochi will climb back into the ring tomorrow at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, Mississipi, USA. Undefeated Apochi will fight once-beaten Earl Newman in a eight-round cruiser-weight contest and the 31 year-old Ughelli-born boxer is confident Newman would not last more than four rounds in the ring with him. […]

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Poland 2019: Flying Eagles go for three points against Qatar

Two –time runners up Nigeria will go all out for the three points when they take to the pitch of the 15,300 –capacity Tychy Stadium against Qatar in the opening match of Group D of the 2019 FIFA U20 World Cup finals on Friday evening, according to team captain Ikouwem Udoh Utin. “It is a […]

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2019 UNICEF Charity Shield Polo: 18 Teams Jostle for Top Honours

Eighteen highly-motivated polo teams from across the country are gearing up for Africa’s premium polo extravaganza as the annual Access Bank-UNICEF Charity Shield Polo tournament gallops-off at the Fifth Chukker Lawns of Kangimi Resort in Kaduna from Monday, June 6 – to Sunday to June 15 2019. Organisers of the 2019 UNICEF Charity Shield Polo […]

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U-20 W/Cup: ‘Birthday Boy’  Makanjuola vows to score against Qatar

Flying Eagles player Success Makanjuola Highly rated Flying Eagles young star Success Makanjuola has vowed to score and win the Man of the Match as a birthday gift for himself when Nigeria take on Qatar on Friday in Tychy, at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland. The Water FC of Abuja skillful Winger who […]

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1600 athletes to participate at Okpekpe 10km road race — Official

No fewer than 1600 national and international athletes have so far registered to compete at the 7th edition of the annual Okpekpe 10km road race in Edo, scheduled to hold on Saturday, May 25. Its Head of Registration, Yusuf Alli, said at an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday at Auchi […]

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Blatter lashes out at Infantino after World Cup expansion scrapped

Sepp Blatter has blasted his successor as FIFA head Gianni Infantino for thinking he can ride roughshod over decisions already made by the organisation after plans for a 48-team 2022 World Cup were shelved. Speaking to AFP, disgraced Blatter said that “you can’t just change willy-nilly rulings taken by the Executive Committee”, adding that Infantino […]

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Woods commits to play in next week’s Memorial Tournament

Tiger Woods, who missed the cut at last week’s PGA Championship after an extended break, on Thursday committed to playing in next week’s Memorial Tournament in Ohio ahead of the June 13-16 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. Following his April victory at the Masters, where Woods won his 15th major title and first since 2008, […]

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Liverpool fans respond to Beckham’s visit to Spurs ahead UCL final

Liverpool fans have reacted to the news David Beckham paid a visit to Tottenham’s training ground. The ex-Manchester United player was pictured at the Enfield complex. And with Jurgen Klopp’s side set to face Spurs in next month’s Champions League final showdown in Madrid, Reds’ supporters were annoyed with the former midfielder’s Instagram post. The […]

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Man City rubbish Guardiola’s links with Juve

A REPORT THAT Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has agreed to take over Juventus is “a load of nonsense”, according to a member of the Premier League champions’ board. Italian news agency AGI claimed on Thursday that Juve had reached an agreement with Guardiola for him to succeed Massimiliano Allegri, whose departure was announced last […]

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Moving to Turkey was a tough decision–Moses

  Former Super Eagles manager, Victor Moses has recounted how difficult it was for him to move to Turkey after it became obvious that he had no future at premier league side, Chelsea under Maurizio Sarri. Moses who has never played for any club outside England since going professional in 2007 is now on loan […]

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