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Boxing: NBB of C says GBF championship bout to hold in Benin

Global Boxing Federation Belt.The Nigerian Boxing Board of Control (NBB of C) says the international boxing championship bout between Nigeria’s Germany-based Alex Rudd Ekhorowa and Egypt’s Ahmed Mustapha will hold in Benin in Nigeria. NBB of C’s Secretary-General, Remi Aboderin, told the News Agency of  Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Benin that the championship belt […]

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AFCON 2019: Tanzania will keep coach Amunike, says TFF Director

Ammy Ninje, the Technical Director of Tanzania Football Federation (TFF), says Emmanuel Amuneke will be retained as the coach of that country’s national team. Tanzania, staging a come back after 39 years absence from the competition, lost all matches in Group C to Algeria, Senegal and Kenya to crash out of the 2019 African Cup […]

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Bench warrant on NFF officials abates as counsel meets requirements

The bench warrant issued on Monday, 1st July against four top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja with regards to a case brought by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP) has died a natural death, after the defence counsel submitted on Tuesday morning the documents requested […]

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Katsina United striker pens two-year deal with OFK Titogard Podgorica

Katsina United striker

Chinedu Ajanah has penned a two-year deal with OFK Titogard Podgorica of Montenegro from Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) side Katsina United, SportingLife.ng gathered. The 19-year-old passed his medical with the club on Thursday and wrapped up the deal on Tuesday. Ajanah has already begun training with the first team and handed the number 21 […]

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PETERS, FRSC ATHLETES SHINE AT ALL- AFRICAN GAMES TRIALS

ALL- AFRICAN GAMES TRIALS

Kogi State-born Master athlete Olajide Femi Peters has yet predicted a successful outing for Masters Athletes at the forthcoming 12th All- African Games to be held in Rabat (Morocco) between 19th and 31st August after securing his spot at the just concluded trials in Abuja. Peters, who led the Masters’ Athletes from Kogi State under […]

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Matches against Cameroon always interesting–Eagles

Matches against Cameroon

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are already anticipating a mouth-watering fixture against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in the Round of 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday. The Eagles who took to the team’s official Twitter handle after the fixture was announced are already looking forward to another victory. @NGSuperEaglesAnd so it’s our neighbours […]

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Breaking: Nigeria Gets Cameroon for AFCON Last 16

Garba Lawal cautions Eagles

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will battle the Indomitable Lion of Cameroon in AFCON last 16, sportinglife.ng can report. The fixture emerged on Tuesday evening after defending champions Cameroon and Benin played out a goalless draw, allowing both sides to progress into the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations. The result means Cameroon […]

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Battle against DR Congo: Madagascar President, 480 fans storm Egypt

  Still basking in the euphoria of hitting the round of 16 after a surprise 2-0 defeat of Super Eagles, an elated Madagascan President Andry Rajoelina has given a boost to his countrymen and women’s support for the national team by chartering a plane for the fans. The president approved the hiring of 480 sitter […]

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Tottenham breaks bank for £65m Tanguy Ndombele deal

  Tottenham have announced the signing of Tanguy Ndombele from Lyon for a club record fee of £65million. The midfielder travelled to London to complete a medical on Tuesday after agreeing terms on a six-year contract with the Premier League club. Spurs will pay an initial £56.5m for France star Ndombele, although the future fee […]

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Nigeria defender replaces Kalas as Chelsea’s long-serving player

Chelsea's long-serving player

Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo, has become Chelsea’s long-serving player following the capture of Tomas Kalas by Bristol City on Monday. Omeruo takes over from Kalas who joined the Blues from Czech club Sigma Olomouc in July 2010 and featured only four times for the Europa League Champions. The Nigerian who scored his first international […]

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