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WRESTLING: Athletes, Officials Storm Yenagoa For Champion Of Champions Tournament

The Bayelsa State capital, Yenagoa is bubbling with excitement and anticipation ahead of the commencement of the maiden Champion of Champions wrestling tournament which begins on Friday, 15th January, 2021. No fewer than 57 wrestlers across the country drawn from the Olympic weight classes, as well as their coaches and officials, are expected in Yenagoa […]

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African Beach Soccer Union unveils two-year development plan

The African Beach Soccer Union (ABSU) has unveiled its two-year programmes and strategic plan tagged “Building human capacity through Beach Soccer”, during the continental body’s first Annual General Assembly held 19th December 2020 virtually. In his opening statement, ABSU Secretary-General Arc. Taye Olajide disclosed that the programmes being unveiled for the Union beginning from 2021 […]

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2021 NWFL Premiership Week 1 Review: Edo Queens, FC Robo, Osun Babes and Delta Queens make winning start

Edo Queens and Delta Queens made the bright opening day at home while FC Robo Queens and Osun Babes enjoyed winning start to the 2021 NWFL Premiership on Wednesday. The match-day one fixtures played across seven centres in the country which created some thrilling moments in the Nigerian topflight saw 19 goals recorded, two away […]

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WAFU B U20 Cup of Nations: Cote d’Ivoire late strike force Nigeria to 1-1 draw

Defender Christopher Nwaeze was sent off as Cote d’Ivoire forced Nigeria to a 1-1 draw in the 2020 WAFU B U20 Cup of Nations group B game at the Stade Charles de Gaulles on Sunday. Ousmane Traore’s stoppage-time strike earned the Baby Elephants a share of the spoils in Port Novo, Benin Republic. In a […]

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Lagos City Marathon: Access Bank, partners restate commitment to race – Olopade

The Headline Sponsor of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Access Bank, and the race partners over the weekend restate their commitment to the race which within half-decade has become the biggest one-day event in Africa and a World Athletics Silver Label event. This was disclosed by Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Project Consultant Bukola […]

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Otunba Isiaka Adeleke Memorial Football Championship: Ofatedo United Make Bright Start

Ofatedo United made a winning start to the Otunba Isiaka Adeleke Memorial Football Championship following a 1-0 win against Awo United in Sunday’s opener of the tournament organised in honour of the late political icon and first civilian Governor of Osun State, Otunba Isiaka Adeleke. Jelili Muritala scored the only goal of the match in […]

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Nasarawa Governor rewards athletes, lauds Commissioner over successes at championships

By: Eche Amos Nasarawa State Governor Engr. Abdullahi Sule rewarded athletes and coaches that won medals and trophies in various sports championships, with cash rewards to the tune of ten million naira. At a brief recognition ceremony held at the Government House, in Lafia, the State Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Othman Bala […]

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LaLiga signs Mondia group as strategic technology and commercial partner for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific

LaLiga (www.LaLiga.com) has signed mobile technology company Mondia group (www.Mondia.com) as its technology and commercial partner for the creation of LaLiga Xtra, its first ever subscription-based mobile platform, to offer exclusive content and experiences to sports fans. Through an agreement with Orange group, the platform will be made available in the coming months to the […]

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2021 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Our elite field good for a World Athletics Gold Label – Alli

Though the number of runners that will participate at the 2021 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has been pegged at 10,000 instead of the over 100,000 that normally grace Africa’s biggest one-day event due to Covid-19, the event is still attracting much buzz. Equally, despite the 10,000km race been suspended for this edition and the […]

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Volleyball: Kano Pillars, Customs set for Super Cup final face-off

Kano Pillars and Nigeria Customs Service will lock horns in the men’s final of the ongoing Nigeria Volleyball Cup on Friday at the University of Ilorin, Kwara state. Kano Pillars outclassed Nigeria Security Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) 3-1 (19-25, 27-25, 27-25, 26-24) in the first semifinals of the men’s event. On the other hand, Nigeria […]

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2020 Flying Officers Cup: Bayelsa Queens, Nasarawa Amazons, Edo Queens And Niaja Ratels confirm receipt of prize money

2020 Flying Officers Cup champions Bayelsa Queens have acknowledged receipt of payment of N500,000 for the competition’s prize money on Sunday evening. Bayelsa defeated Nasarawa Amazons 1-0 to clinch the title, while Edo Queens edged Naija Ratels in the earlier third place match at the Guards Brigade Stadium, Abuja. Besides the new champions, runners-up Nasarawa […]

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Bayelsa Queens are 2020 Flying Officers Cup champions

Bayelsa Queens emerged as winners of the 2020 Flying Officers Cup after a slim 1-0 win over Nasarawa Amazons on Sunday evening in Abuja. Chairperson of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL), Aisha Falode declared the final game opened, while the mother of the late Flying Officer Mrs. Arotile performed the official kick. Before kick-off, […]

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2020 Flying Officers Cup: Sandra Chichi urges Edo Queens to create own memories

Edo Queens goalkeeper Sandra Chichi has urged her teammates to create their own history by winning the Flying Officers Cup for the second consecutive year. Edo Queens won the maiden edition as Naija Ratels Pre-season Championship and will need to overcome Bayelsa Queens on Saturday to step closer to their title defence. The former Nigeria […]