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World Cup 2018: What big teams & players will be notably missed?

Even though it is the biggest event in football, the World Cup will be devoid of some of the best players in the world in 2018. Alexis Sanchez won’t be taking part as Chile fell at the final hurdle, although their absence at the tournament influenced Argentina’s inclusion, meaning fans won’t have to miss out […]

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Bakambu, Afobe, Bolasie Top DR Congo’s 32-Man Squad For Nigeria Friendly

DR Congo coach Florent Ibenge has invited 32 players for their international friendly against Nigeria on May 28. The central African nation and the Super Eagles will lock horns at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium as the latter continue preparation for the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia. Beijin Guoan attacker Cedric Bakambu alongside Everton’s Yannick […]

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Gernot Rohr Releases 30-Man List For World Cup (Full List)

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has named Captain Mikel John Obi, goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, defenders Abdullahi Shehu, Elderson Echiejile and Leon Balogun, as well as midfielders Ogenyi Onazi and Oghenekaro Etebo and forwards Ahmed Musa and Victor Moses in Nigeria’s 30-man provisional list for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup finals. The list also includes Spain […]

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Yenagoa Set For 3rd Governor Dickson Wrestling Classics

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) is pleased to announce that the 3rd Governor Dickson National Wrestling Classics will take place in Yenagoa – the Bayelsa State capital – from 24th to 30th June, 2018. Over 500 athletes from different states of the federation and clubs are expected to participate in the Classics, which will be staged at the […]

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U20 Afcon Qualifier: Flying Eagles won’t disappoint against Guinea Bissau, says Ogberahwe Solomon

By Clarkson Ogo Ahead of Saturday’s Africa Nations Cup Under 20 qualifiers against Guinea Bissau, Flying Eagles defender Ogberahwe Solomon has assured that the Nigeria U20 national team will silence Guinea Bissau. The Delta state born Elkanemi Warriors man, said they are taking their clash with their West African rivals seriously as they bid to […]

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Why Nigeria Will Not Feature In Africa Women Handball Nations Cup – Samuel Ochehu

Nigeria national women handball team will not participate in this year’s African Women Nation Cup to be hosted by Democratic Republic of Congo in December. This was disclosed by the president of Handball Federation of Nigeria Mr. Samuel Ocheho while briefing the members of the federation. Ocheho said the failure of the team to participate […]

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Super Eagles Set To Play With Atletico Madrid In Uyo

Spanish La Liga giants Atletico Madrid will play the Super Eagles of Nigeria on 22 May in the maiden GOtv MAX Cup promoted by Multichoice. Atletico who knocked out Arsenal to reach the Europa League final are expected to come with some of their big name players as they face Super Eagles Team B at […]

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HFN Disbands Senior Men National Team

The board of the Handball Federation of Nigeria (HFN), has disbanded the men senior national team. The Secretary General of the Federation, Alhaji Haruna Maigidansanma, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday. He said the decision was part of the resolutions reached at the end of its board meeting held on Saturday, May 5, in […]

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Asaba 2018: 25 Countries Enter For African Senior Athletics Championships

The 21st African Senior Athletics Championships to be hosted in Asaba, Delta State from August 1-5, 2018, is set to be the biggest ever as projections of athletes’ registration presently shows. As much as 25 countries have already registered and many more are still expected. A current breakdown indicates 473 male athletes have already been […]

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Sunday Oliseh Delighted With Fortuna Sittard Promotion

Oliseh had been in charge of the team before being fired over a misunderstanding with the owners of the club, and led them to the qualification playoffs, where they have now beaten PSV II 1-0 to seal their return to the top league after a 16-year absence. Oliseh was ecstatic and proud after the team’s […]

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2018 Prudent Energy Handball Premier League – DAY 1 REVIEWS

Niger United made a winning start to their campaign in the maiden Prudent Energy Handball Premier League as they defeated Owena Kings 47-23 in the opener day at the Package B, National Stadium, Abuja on Friday. In an indoor hall clash, Plateau Vipers bowed to Kada Stars 30-20 after Borno Spiders crumbled to Lagos Seasiders […]

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Kogi United vs Aklosendi FC Preview: Abdulrahman’s side aim winning start in Lokoja

Kogi United FC and newcomers Aklosendi Int’l FC from Lafia slated for Confluence Stadium, Lokoja by 4pm as the long awaited 2017/2018 Bet9ja Nigeria National League, NNL will commence on Saturday, 28th of April, 2018. This is the first meeting between both sides as the Lafia based club are making their debut in the second […]

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Why Senator Dino Melaye’s Younger Brother, Others Were Remanded In Kuje Prison

A court in Abuja has ordered that a brother to Senator Dino Melaye, Samuel Melaye and three others be remanded in Kuje prison, Abuja for allegedly aided the Senator to jump off a moving police van. The others are Amaefula David, Pius Inyang and Mohammed Wazari. The order for their remand in prison was made […]

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Bayelsa State Governor Rewards Victorious Wrestlers From Gold Coast

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has doled out millions of naira to the victorious Bayelsa contingents to the Common Wealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. A press statement signed by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Francis Ottah Agbo stated that a total of eight medals were won: three gold, two silver and three bronze […]