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Anuoluwapo, Krobakpor renew rivaly in Lagos

Ola Fagbemi, badminton...Krobakpo

*At Mutual Benefits National  Badminton championship Four days after the 1st Katsina Golden star Badminton tournament, champion and Africa’s No 2 ranked player, Clement Krobakpor, has been warned by Africa’s Number 6 ranked player Anuoluwapo Opeyori to expect a tough duel as the 1st Mutual Benefits National  Badminton championship gets …

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Ajimobi pledges support for CAN programmes

Salvation Cup ends in Ibadan...Ajimobi

*As Salvation Cup ends Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has pledged his administration support to the State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN). The Governor spoke at the final of the maiden edition of Soccer for Christ Under-16 Championship, tagged “Salvation Cup 2017” held at the Mainbowl …

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Ahmed Yusuf Fresh 5-Aside tourney heralds FCT SWAN Week

FCT SWAN Week opens in Abuja

*Onyedinma, FCT Director, commends SWAN members This year’s Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Federal Capital Territory chapter Sports Week, will kick off on Friday with the FCT/Ahmed Yusuf Fresh 5-Aside football competition in Abuja. The Week which will also witness representatives of eight media houses slugging it out in …

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Uzoho, Idowu get Rohr praise for great debut

Bryan Idowu celebrating his goal with Alex Iwobi in his debut against Argentina

*Idowu enters record as 59th debutant to score *Sampaoli blames wastefulness for Argentina’s defeat Super Eagles’ coach, Gernot Rohr, has singled out the duo of goalkeeper Francis Odinaka Uzoho and Bryan Idowu for special praise in Nigeria’s 4-2 win over Argentina in a pre-World Cup friendly for having a wonderful …

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Fowler unveils FIRS jerseys for BOOST project

Babatunde Fowler of FIRS with his guests

*Children in Maiduguri, Akure and Offa to use the jerseys Babatunde Fowler, the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has commended the officials of the Basic Olive Opportunity Sports Training (BOOST) led by the Mary Onyali Sports Foundation (MOSPORTS) for their concerted efforts to bring up a …

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AFN gets new logo, Constitution in Congress

AFN new logo

*Adamu, Dalung, Elegbeleye, Ekeji sue for peace in AFN By Olayinka Elebute, Oluwole Francis Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has a new logo on its way to corporate re-branding of the organisation. The logo was unveiled by the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Barrister Solomon Dalung, during the first …

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AFN holds Congress today in Abuja Thursday

Hon Ibrahim Gusau AFN President...holds Congress in Abuja

*We have our focus on heights of glory *Show me the crisis here, they are on newspaper pages By Oluwole Francis President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Hon Ibrahim Gusau, is striding with absolute confidence to lead the nation’s largest sport to a destination that is primed to …

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Watch out for the new Nigerian soccer – Dalung

Solomon Dalung...watch out for new Eagles

*We are going to Russia as contenders By Oluwole Francis Youth and Sports Development Minister, Solomon Dalung, ‎has declared that Nigeria will go to the Russia 2018 World Cup as a strong contender for the diadem at stake and not as a spectator making up the numbers of the participants. …

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Maradona angry that Argentina lost to Nigeria

Diego Amando Maradona...wants Albiceleste back

*Wants to return to coach Albiceleste Argentine soccer legend, Diego Amando Maradona, has stated his desire to return as La Albiceleste coach after Tuesday’s 4-2 defeat to the Super Eagles of Nigeria in an international friendly in Krasnodar, Russia.‎ Despite taking a 2-0 lead in the first half through goals …

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Maigari stages return to lead Nigerian football

Alhaji Aminu Maigari and Amaju Pinnic

*Moves campaign train to south- south *Straight fight against Amaju Pinnick By Oluwole Francis Given the mints from the mills, there are very clear signals that the immediate past Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, may be staging a return to the office. With the chances that some …

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