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AFN Drum up Support For Eagles, Sports

Athletics Federation of Nigeria President, Chief Solomon Ogba, was a guest of the Super Eagles technical crew on Wednesday night, during which he canvassed more support for the national teams, football in particular and sports in general. Ogba, was accompanied in his brief visit by Olympics 400m relay gold medallist, Enefiok Udobong, former 100m sprinter […]

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Keshi Hails Nigeria Football House Project

Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Keshi has praised the Presidency through the Presidential Task Force, the Sports Ministry and the Nigeria Football Federation over the commissioning of its new headquarters in Abuja on Thursday. “It is indeed gladdening that for the first time in our football history the federation has an office to call its […]

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Preseason Friendly- Wigan 6-1 Dutch Lions: Wigan Run Rout As New Boys Shines

It was goals galore for new look Latics in a game played in very difficult circumstances in the searing Mid West heat and on a very trying surface. Another goal apiece for Marc Antoine Fortune and James McCarthy to make it two in two for the pair; Grant Holt weighing in with a brace of […]

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BBC Regain English FA Cup Broadcast Rights

BBC will become official broadcast partners for The FA Cup with Budweiser, while ITV will have exclusive rights for all England internationals from next year. Both the FA Cup and England deals will begin at the start of the 2014-15 football season and run through to 2018. ITV have secured the broadcasting rights to all […]

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Owen Coyle: ‘No more Wigan Athletic exits’

Wigan Athletic manager Owen Coyle is adamant that he will not lose any more of his players during the summer’s transfer window. The Latics relegation to the Championship has resulted in them inevitably losing several first-team players, including star striker Arouna Kone to Everton. Speculation has circulated around the futures of James McCarthy and Shaun […]

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Bingham Inspired after senior goal for Wigan

Wigan youngest, Rakish expressed delight over his joy at debut goal in last night’s pre-season friendly in Ohio. Latics’ 19-year-old striker Rakish Bingham was handed his first senior appearance for the club in last night’s pre-season friendly victory over Dayton Dutch Lions in Piqua, Ohio. Coming on as a substitute in the second half of […]

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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 […]