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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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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 […]

Nigeria Leagues

Flying Officers Cup: Ogbonda sets Confluence Queens’ target against Bayelsa Queens

NWFL Premiership side Confluence Queens Head Coach Whyte Ogbonda is upbeat his team will bounce back from the 2-1 opening defeat at the hands of Nasarawa Amazons in the ongoing Flying Officers Pre-season Championship in Abuja. An Adejoke Ejalonibu late strike helped the Solid Miners condemned the Kogi ladies to a losing start despite Arit […]

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Flying Officers Cup: Olopade shares ambition with Bayelsa Queens after first goal

Bayelsa Queens new signing Zainab Olopade is confident that she can make an immediate impact on and off the pitch at Bayelsa Queens. The former Sunshine Queens midfielder joined Bayelsa Queens this summer and scored her first goal for the Yenegoa based club against non-league side Honey Badgers on Tuesday evening. “I have never doubted […]

Sports

Flying Officers Cup: Royal Queens’ Olorunda reflects over uneasy clash with Edo Queens

Head Coach of Royal Queens, Abayomi Olorunda has hailed his girls fighting spirit as they picked a well-deserved draw against defending Champions Edo Queens on tuesday evening. The Warri based team bounced back in style with a well-strucked free-kick from midfielder Chioma Olise after Taibat Odueke had given the Obaseki girls the lead few minutes […]

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2020 Flying Officers Cup: Kaduna Queens and Confluence Queens Make Losing Start

Naija Ratels FC kicked off the 2020 Flying Officers Cup with an overwhelming 5-0 win over Nigeria Women Football League, NWFL Championship side, Kaduna Queens at the Aguiyi Ironsi Cantonment Sports Complex, Abuja on Monday. A minute silence was held in honour of the Late Flying Officer, Tolulope Arotile before the kick-off of the opening […]

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Muslim Community School win maiden Justice Nasiru Ajanah U15 Athletics Championship

Muslim Community Secondary School emerged overall winners of the maiden Justice Nasiru Ajanah U17 Track and Field Athletic Championship. The Lokoja based college scooped five gold, three silver and three bronze medals to finish top of the medals table at the event held at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja on Saturday. Government Science Secondary School came […]

National News

LaLiga and world football braces itself for the first El Clasico of the season

The first LaLiga El Clasico of the 2020/21 season sees both FC Barcelona and Real Madrid come into the game after suffering surprise defeats last weekend, when the ultra-competitive nature of LaLiga Santander was again shown by deserved victories for Getafe CF and Cadiz CF. Defending champions Real Madrid remain just a point off the […]

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60 Nigeria Sports Icon: I hold no grudge not been nominated – Ogbeifo–Balofin

By Kuti Dare Sydney 2000 Olympic silver medallists, Ruth Ogbeifo-Balofin says she holds no grudge not been nominated among the 60 Nigerian Sports Icon. The 60 Nigerian Sports Icon took place at the Velodrome of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja. Ogbeifo-Balofin said despite winning laurels for the country at the World Weightlifting Championship, she […]