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U-17 Afcon: Golden Eaglets Players Ratings against Guinea

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets failed to make it to the final of the 2019 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations going on in Tanzania after falling 10-9 to Guinea in the semis. Sportinglife.ng takes a look at the players performance. Goalkeeper Sunday Stephen:  Will certainly feel bad for not saving one of the penalties after two good […]

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FIFA Ban Eight Players, Agent For Life Over Match-fixing

FIFA on Wednesday banned eight players and agent for life, after they were found guilty of match-fixing/manipulation. The eight players and agent who were banned for life by FIFA, include former Sierra Leone captain Ibrahim Kargbo and ex-Trinidad and Tobago defender Keyeno Thomas. Other footballers suspended from all football-related activities over attempts to rig matches […]

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London Marathon success would rival all my titles – Farah

The growing rivalry between British track legend Mo Farah and Kenya’s marathon world record holder Eliud Kipchoge is good for the sport says four-time Olympic champion Farah London (AFP) – British athletics legend Mo Farah said on Wednesday winning the London Marathon would equate in terms of achievement with the four Olympic and six world […]

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Asisat Oshoala scores twice as Barcelona beats Sevilla 6-2

Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala  scored 2 goals on her return to league action for Barcelona in their 6-2 win over Sevilla at the Mini Estadi on Wednesday afternoon. The 24 year-old Nigeria international had been out of action due to a hamstring injury for over a month, missing Barcelona’s last six games in all competitions […]

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Chinese fan adopts Middlesbrough because of Mikel

A Chinese football fan has adopted English Championship side, Middlesbrough as his second club because of Nigeria international, John Mikel Obi. Guanpeng Wang, or Sam as he likes to be called supports Chinese club Tianjin Teda that Mikel played for when he left Chelsea last season. The 23-year-old who is in England on an internship […]

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Cameroon zoom into finals as Nigeria face Angola in 3rd place

  Young lions of Cameroon Wednesday at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam beat Angola 4-3 on penalties to qualify for the finals of this year’s U17 Nations cup. The match like the first clash of the day between Nigeria and Guinea ended goalless at the end of regulation with eight minutes added time […]

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Sane doubles City’s lead in Manchester derby, Wolves beat Arsenal 3-1

Second-Half: Wolves 3-1 Arsenal Jota rounds off brilliant first-half for hosts Doherty adds Wolves’ second Neves free-kick puts hosts ahead 2) Second-Half: Man Utd 0-2 Man City Silva gives City lead on 52 minutes Sane scores second after De Gea error Manchester United host Manchester City in a match of immense importance as the Premier […]

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2019 Africa Beach V’ball: Nigeria, Ghana, Angola shine on Day 1

Host Nigeria, Angola, Ghana and Mozambique won their respective matches at the ongoing 2019 Africa Nations Beach Volleyball male and female Cup Seniors holding at the Jabi Lake Park, Abuja. Nigeria’s duo, Goodluck Anyasodike and Godwin Shekarau beat Tanzania 21-13, 21-14 in the first match of Pool A before defeating Mauritius 21-12, 23-21 in their […]

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Quadri was too strong for me, admits Iran star

Iran’s Nima Alamian has said that he lost the second round of the men’s singles tie of the 2019 ITTF World Championships to Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri based on the quality of the Nigerian as well as powerful forehand shots. In what could be described as an explosive encounter, Quadri and Alamian gave the fans at […]

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Otedola redeems N18m pledge to ex-Eagles coach Chukwu

Nigeria billionaire, Femi Otedola  has finally redeemed his promise to assist Ex-Green Eagles skipper and one time Super Eagles coach, Christian Chukwu to travel to the United Kingdom for further medical treatment. Otedola made the promise after reports emerged that Chukwu was down with an undisclosed ailment this month. On Wednesday morning, Otedola gave a […]

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