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Flying Eagles battle cold ahead world cup opener against Qatar

Flying Eagles are battling with the cold weather in Poland as they open their world cup campaign against Qatar on Friday. The Nigeria U-20 national team face their opponents from the middle east at 5pm Nigerian time in Tychy. The players have been told to be warm at all times since they are not used […]

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Poland 2019: FIFA briefs Flying Eagles on new laws of the game

Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, have been fully schooled on best practices and moves and gestures to avoid on-field at the FIFA U20 World Cup finals opening in Poland on Thursday. Immediately after the FIFA arrival meeting, traditionally held to welcome participating teams to the FIFA World Cup, FIFA referee instructor Jerome Damon took the […]

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Super Falcons arrive in Austria for 2-week camping ahead of FIFA Women’s World Cup

African champions Nigeria have landed at the Avita Resort facility in the Austrian city of Bad Tatzmannsdorf, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) said on Tuesday. The Super Falcons are in Austria for a two-week residential camping ahead of the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals scheduled for France from June 7 to July 7. Ademola […]

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‘Super Eagles not under pressure to win AFCON’

The 1st Vice-President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Seyi Akinwunmi, on Tuesday in Lagos said that the body did not expect the Super Eagles to win the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) at all cost. Akinwunmi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the Glass House football administration would not put pressure on the […]

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Boxing: Wilder rematch likely April – Fury

Britain’s Tyson Fury says a world heavyweight title rematch with Deontay Wilder is “likely to happen in March or April”. Wilder knocked out fellow American Dominic Breazeale in the first round on Saturday to retain his WBC title. Wilder’s agent, Shelly Finkel, has said that Wilder, 33, would “probably” fight Fury or Anthony Joshua next […]

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Anthony Joshua Bathes in Ice Pool for Ruiz

How do you stay cool ahead of your first fight at boxing’s mecca? Anthony Joshua seems to have the right idea. The unbeaten British boxer will make his American debut in a heavyweight world title contest against Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden in New York on June 1. And he is carrying out […]

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Woman to coach South African national team

New Zealand v South Africa – Surrey Sports Park, Guildford file. Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Scott Heavey Laurian Johannes will become the first woman to coach a national rugby team in South Africa, following her appointment to take charge of the country’s U-20 women’s side, South Africa Rugby said on Tuesday. She will begin […]

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AFCON 2019: I want to leave a legacy in Cameroon, says Seedorf

Having shone on many of the top stages in world football as a player, Clarence Seedorf now stands before his biggest challenge to date as a coach. After taking the reins at Cameroon in August 2018, he is now sizing up a trip to the CAF Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Egypt 2019 with the […]

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France 2019: Super Falcons arrive in Austria

African champions Nigeria have landed at the Avita Resort facility in the Austrian city of Bad Tatzmannsdorf for a two –week residential camping ahead of the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals. A delegation including nine home –based professionals and technical and administrative staff departed from Abuja on Monday night aboard an Air France flight, and […]

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NFF mourns Solomon Ogbeide

The Nigeria Football Federation has expressed deep shock over the death on Monday of Head Coach of Nigeria Professional Football League club, Lobi Stars of Makurdi, Solomon Ogbeide. “We are heartbroken about the death of Coach Solomon Ogbeide. Words are inadequate to describe the sense of loss. There was no doubt that he was among […]

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