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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Team Nigeria’s Para Table Tennis athletes currently participating in the 2019 Para Egypt Open/Para African Championships in Alexandria, Egypt, have so far won nine medals. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the medals comprise of five gold, two silver and two bronze. Nigeria is being represented by nine athletes in the competition that served off […]
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Serena Williams ignited talk of a dream-team partnership with home favorite Andy Murray after declaring her availability for the Wimbledon mixed doubles on Saturday. Murray returned from a five-month injury lay-off last week to win the men’s doubles title at Queen’s Club with Feliciano Lopez and is entered with Pierre-Hugues Herbert at Wimbledon. The […]
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Super Falcons Assistant Coach Maureen Madu has made the list of 23 prominent Nigerian Women to be inducted into the Nigerian Women Hall of Fame at a ceremony scheduled to take place in Abuja on June 27. A list of the inductees obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) from National Centre for […]
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With six points and two goals in the kitty in two matches Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr may be tempted to rest key players in the last group match against Barea of Madagascar on Sunday. One person who will be watching to see how the match pans out is Rohr’s wife who is from […]
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Nigeria’s Future-Eagles Nigeria’s national under-15 boys football team, the Future Eagles, on Sunday lost their final game at the U-16 International Dream Cup in Japan 2-1 to their Romanian counterparts. Romania’s Robert Todol scored in both halfs to give his team victory over the Nigerian boys. Egesionu Sopuruchukwu, who was impressive in the four-team tournament, […]
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Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has stated categorically that he will quit the game and face business pointing that he would not have anything to do with football which brought him fame and wealth. Disclosing this exclusively to NFF media, Mikel said: ‘“Life after football? I don’t know if I will still be in […]
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Brazilian police are questioning Neymar Thursday for the first time over allegations he raped a woman he met through social media in a Paris hotel last month, charges he has denied. Accompanied by a police escort, the world’s most expensive footballer was driven to a Sao Paulo police station where security had been ramped up […]
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Thibaut Courtois is convinced that Eden Hazard will be of great value to Real Madrid ahead of the new season. The Belgium international signed a five-year deal with the Spanish side last Friday for a fee of £130million. He joined after helping Chelsea win the Europa League crown and a top four finish. The Spanish […]
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Chelsea are set to allow Maurizio Sarri to leave the club and be the new Juventus manager, with the Italian set to agree a three-year deal with the Italian champions. According to The Guardian, Chelsea have made peace with the fact that they are set to lose Maurizio Sarri to Juventus. The Europa League winners […]
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