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Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Organisers confirm car prizes for new 10km race

The organisers of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has officially confirmed the introduction of 10km race during next year’s edition of the event. Two cars donated by GAC Motors have also been confirmed as the top prizes up for grabs by the winners of the Men’s and Women’s 10km races. These latest cheering developments […]

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THE NIGERIA MASTERS: Ghanaian Vicent Torgah emerges 2017 winner

Ghanaian Vicent Torgah scored one over par after 72 holes emerging as winner of the second edition of the NIGERIA MASTERS. The Ghanian started the tournament with +3 on the first day had a tremendous improvement going into the second round with +1, continued round 3 with a course par and ended the tournament with […]

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Access Bank Lagos Marathon: GAC Motor car prize ignites prep for 10 km race

There are indications that winners of the men and women 10 km race, to be introduced in the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, will smile home with brand new cars, courtesy of the race’s Official Automobile Partner, GAC Motor. This has made thousands of runners double their preparations for the 10km race of the […]

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THE NIGERIA MASTERS: Oparaku finishes ahead in Day 2

Kingsley Oparaku climbs from third to first position in the second round of the NIGERIA MASTERS finishing the two rounds with two over par. Visitor Mapwanya and Kojo Barnni tied in second position with three over par. Mapwanya put together the best score of the day with course par. Three players tied in fourth position, […]

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IBF/WBA Challenge: Amosun, Dalung & Muhammed to watch Anthony Joshua Fight

The Executive Governor of Ogun state, Ibukunle Amosun and the Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung are among a top Nigerian government delegation who will be at the ringside on Saturday night October 28, 2017 to cheer Anthony Joshua against Carlos Takam in an IBF and WBA challenge billed for the Principality Stadium […]

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Plateau United 2 Enugu Rangers 0: Kennedy Boboye’s men win Nigeria league title

The Peace Boys have recorded an unlikely feat in Nigeria’s football history with their first-ever top-flight title, pipping the holders in Jos Plateau United has won the Nigeria Professional Football League title to sum up a fairytale season defeating the defending champion Enugu Rangers 2-0 in Jos. Kennedy Boboye’s men could have been crowned with […]

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Super Falcons falter in September Fifa rankings for eight-month inactivity

Nigeria’s women national team dropped one spot to 35th spot in the latest Fifa Women’s World rankings released on Friday. Having remained stuck in the 34th position since claiming the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations title last December, but the Super Falcons stumbled due to their eight-month long inactivity. Despite the drop, the reigning African […]

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‘No worries’ – Danjuma assures of Falconets’ readiness for Tanzania clash

Nigeria U20 women coach Christopher Danjuma has assured that his team will be fully ready for next month’s FIFA World Cup qualifier clash with Tanzania clash next month. Danjuma was recently appointed the Falconets coach, replacing Peter Dedevbo who failed to lead the team beyond the group phase in Papua New Guinea in 2016. And […]

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Cameroon get new acting FA ahead of World Cup qualifier clash with Nigeria

FIFA has appointed a normalisation committee to run the Cameroonian Football Association (FECAFOOT) for the second time in four years as the Indomitable lions face Nigeria’s national team in a World Cup qualifier in September. The latest intervention of world football’s governing body comes after the Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld a decision made […]

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Kenya dismantle Botswana 7-1 in U20 Women’s World Cup qualifier opener

By Julia Wanjeri Kenya U20 Women’s national team announced their return after a five-year hiatus with an emphatic away win over Botswana on Friday 21 July in the first-leg of the preliminary round of the CAF U20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers. Martha Amunyolete, fresh from clinching the Golden Ball in the 2017 Kenya Secondary School […]

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Home-based Super Eagles to camp and play 2018 CHAN qualifier in Kano

Nigeria’s home based Super Eagles will camp for their fifth African Nations Championship qualifier in Kano. The players are expected to face the winner of the playoff game between Benin Republic or Togo. Sanusi, NFF secretary general, on Wednesday said the Kano state government has given approval for the camping, which will start on Monday, […]

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Confederation of African Football increase Africa Cup of Nations’ teams to 24

The Confederation of African Football have confirmed that the Africa Cup of Nations will be expanded from 16 teams to 24 as of the 2019 edition. The expansion of the biennial tournament was one of the key issues discussed during the Caf Symposium in Morocco earlier this week, and a statement issued by the Confederation […]

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Asisat Oshoala: Why I donated 18-seater Bus to FC Robo

Reigning African women footballer of the year, Asisat Oshoala has given reasons why she donated a new branded 18-seater bus to her Nigerian youth club, FC Robo. Oshoala who currently plies her trade in China with Dalian Quanjian where she has scored six goals this season said, the bus was a birthday gift to its […]

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Desire Oparanozie nets eighth French’s Feminine goal for Guingamp

Desire Oparanozie netted her eighth goal of the season in Guingamp 2-1 home loss to Albi in a French’s Feminine division 1 clash at the Stade Fred Aubert. The 23-year-old headed the host in front but goals from Manon Rouzies and Pilar Khoury sealed victory for the visitors and left Guingamp without a win in […]