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Wigan boss confident of keeping key players

Wigan Athletic manager Owen Coyle has intimated that the sought-after members of his squad may well be at the DW Stadium come next season. The Scot told the Wigan Observer that he did not expect any more departures from the club. This appears to suggest that the likes of Callum McManaman, James McCarthy, Ali Al-Habsi […]

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Wigan’ trip to Bloomfield Road to be televised

Wigan Athletic can confirm that the Football League Championship fixture away to Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Saturday 19 October has been moved to a 12.15pm kick off. The match was originally scheduled for a 3.00pm kick off but has been put back to an earlier time to be televised live. It will be the […]

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Women Fed Cup Ties: Ibom Angels sight Adamawa edge

The clash of the round sees unfancied Yaba Queens clashing with Taraba Queens at the Area 3 in Abuja. Yaba Queens are unbeaten in four matches and will be hoping to capitalise on lapses of the girls from Jalingo. Super Six hopefuls Adamawa Queens are eyeing a place in the round of 16 and they […]

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NNL: Gov Wada watches as FC Taraba draws Kogi Utd FC

The presence of governor Idris Wada of Kogi State couldn’t provide the victory magic for Kogi United as they only managed coming twice from behind to secured a 2-2 draw against FC Taraba at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja on Saturday. The encounter which clearly brings to bear the desperation of two sides with different ambitions […]

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Fed Cup: Yaba Queens high on morale

Yaba Queens arrived Abuja on Monday confident of attaining victory when they meet FC Taraba Queens in the first round of the Women Federation Cup tournament. Yaba Queens booked a place in the national tournament after they beat FC Real Dynamos 3-0 to win the Lagos State FA Cup. The ladies are confident they will […]

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Federation Cup: We are not scared of Enyimba –Osho

Lagos based Remo Stars coach, Fatai Osho has said his side will not be intimidated by the resounding profile of their round of 32 Federation Cup opponents, Enyimba FC of Aba. The Nigeria National League (NNL) promotion chasing side will square up against the two-time African champions on Wednesday at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja for […]

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FA Cup: Enyimba will respect Remo Stars – Salisu Yusuf

Enyimba of Aba’s Technical Adviser, Salisu Yusuf, says despite the huge difference in class and cadre between the Peoples Elephant and their Federation Cup Round of 32 rivals, Remo Stars. He has instructed his players to respect them as they strive to get the job done during the regulation time on Wednesday. Remo Stars are […]

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Gov Wada to Sports Commissioner – Survive Kogi United or face sack

The Kogi State Commissioner of Sports, Puke Anthony could be counting his days in office if relegation-bound Kogi United drops from the Nigeria second tier, we have reliably gathered. A top source close to the state governor, Captain Idris Wada who pleaded anonymity indicated that it may be the end of the road for the […]

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(INTERVIEW) Kogi to employ 500 “digital” teachers – Onoja

Chief Sylvester Onoja,MON, was a one time commissioner for Education in Kogi State. Presently,he is the Chairman,Teaching Service Commission and Technical Adviser on Education to the Kogi State Governor on education. In this interview,the Technical Adviser shed light on issues as it affect the expected recruitment of 500 teachers from the over 6000 applicants for […]

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President Jonathan launches NFF Headquarters

A new chapter is crafted in Nigeria football history as President Goodluck Jonathan (GCFR) will on Thursday inaugurate the brand-new Football House, headquarters of the Nigeria Football Federation. The ceremony at the gorgeous facility inside the Package B of the National Stadium, Abuja will mark the first time that the Nigeria Football Federation, founded in […]

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U-17 WYC: UAE‘s coach fears Eaglets’ firepower

Ahead of the August 26 Official Draw of the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup to be held Fairmont Bab Al Bahr hotel in Abu Dhabi, coach Rashid Amir of the host country, United Arab Emirates is not relishing the prospect of being grouped along with the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria in the preliminary stage. Nigeria […]

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U-17 WYC: Golden Eaglets head to Calabar for closed-camping

The Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) has finalized arrangement for the Golden Eaglets to resume their closed camping in Calabar next week after concluding the two-week screening exercise of new players at the NFF/FIFA Goal Project Centre in Abuja on Friday. Senator Liyel Imoke (CON), the Executive Governor of Cross River State, last week sanctioned the return […]

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Gov Fashola Host Pupils for Corona School,Harps on studying hard, Obedience to parents, teachers

FASHOLA RECEIVES PUPILS OF CORONA NURSERY SCHOOL ….Mentors them on virtues of studying hard, Obedience to parents, teachers Lagos State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN) on Tuesday received the Nursery two pupils of Corona Day Nursery School, Ikoyi on a visit, mentoring the young ones on virtues of studying hard, obeying their parents and listening […]