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Flood victims: Lobi plays Nasarawa Wednesday

Nasarawa United FC of Lafia...playing in Makurdi for flood victims

*NFF will also support the people with relief materials By Olayinka Elebute Lobi Stars of Makurdi will on Wednesday take on their counterparts Nasarawa United FC of Lafia to raise fund for the victim of the 27th August flood victims that render many people homeless in Makurdi. The game will …

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Nigeria defeats S/Leone for WAFU Cup of Nations

Niger vs sierra Leone in WAFU Cup of Nations qualifiers

*WAFU winners gets $100,000 By Oluwole Francis Super Eagles home-based team have advanced into the group stage of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations taking place in Ghana after they beat Sierra Leone 2-0 on Monday night in Cape Coast. With the victory, Nigeria will now take on hosts Ghana in …

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Bayelsa Gov, Seriake, to host wrestlers Thursday

One of Nigeria's wrestlers Aminat Adeniyi in an international wrestling outing

*FG fails in honouring them *Akeredolu will host them soonest -Commissioners By Oluwole Francis Thursday will be one of the ennobling days in the life of the wrestlers who had represented the nation at the last World Championship in Paris-France as the Bayelsa state governor, Dickson Seriake, will be hosting …

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Oke inaugurates Oyo rugby board association

Niyi Adeolokun, Nigerian Rugby player...Emotan College won Edo tourney

*Focus on youth development Board of the Oyo State Rugby Association has been charged to focus more on youth development as well as taking the sport to greater heights within the state and the country at large. Charging, the board was the Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Yomi Oke, during the …

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Nigeria eyes impressive debut at ITF/CAT 12 & Under

Oyinlomo Quadri hoping for a good outing in the ITF/CAT tourney

*Oyinlomo, others seek U18 circuit glory Nigeria commenced hostilities with other African countries as the 1st ITF/CAT 12 and Under African Junior Championship served off Sunday in Casablanca, Morocco. Nigeria were scheduled to confront the ITF team Sunday evening in their opening round-robin matches. The Nigerian team, formed by Iye …

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2016/2017 NPFL season: Fresh, Azeez score Nigerian referees high

*We surmounted all the challenges with tact As the 2016/2017 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) comes to end across the country, chairman of the Referees appointment committee of the Nigeria Football Federation Alhaji Ahmed Yusuf Fresh appraised the match officials (Nigeria referees) on duty throughout the season with a commendable pass mark. …

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Marie-Josée Ta Lou honoured by Ivorien President

Alassane Ouattara and Marie-Josée Ta Lou

*After a great outing at the World championships in London Sensational short sprint queen, Marie-Josée Ta Lou has been honoured after a double silver outing at the just concluded World Athletics championships in London. Marie-Josée Ta Lou who announced the honour done her wrote on her Facebook page, “I was …

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Plateau United of Jos emerges league winners

Plateau United FC collecting the prizes as league winners

*3SC, Gombe, ABS and Remo go down relegation By Olayinka Elebute, Oluwole Francis (Jos) Plateau United FC of Jos have emerged as the worthy winners of the 2017 Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) championship. In their last match of the season, they beat defending champions, Rangers International FC of Enugu …

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Olympic Committee presents certificate to federations

Maryam Usman gets her Olympic medal

*Weightlifter Maryam Usman gets her Olympic bronze medal Presidents of the newly inaugurated National Sports Federations were presented with certificates of office by the Honorable Minister of Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung and the President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Engineer Habu Gumel, at the inaugural meeting of the new …

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NPFL: Plateau United or MFM. Who wins?

Plateau United FC players

*All the crevices of the season exposed By Olayinka Elebute As the race for the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) title comes to a photo finish end on Saturday and there can only be one winner and the probable winner might come from the Plateau United FC of Jos. The …

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