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Supporters club: Okumagba KOs Ikpea on visa racketeering

Nigeria fans celebrate in the stands ...new controversies

*Okumagba is fraudulent – Ikpea In the latest controversy on the proprietorship of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club, the National Chairman of one of the factions, Rev. Samuel Ikpea described the other factional chairman, Prince Vincent Okumagba, as a shame and disgrace to Delta state and Nigeria. Okumagba responded with details …

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Nigeria in search of another Austin Okocha

Austin 'Jay-Jay' Okocha

*We need deliberate attempts to nurture, guide youths From Bunmi Blair Austin ‘Jay-Jay’ Okocha is one of the best talents to have emerged from this country. Great footballers, like him, don’t just appear from nowhere, the best footballers in the world be it Neymar, Mbappe, Lionel Messi, or Cristiano Ronaldo …

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Squash introduces zonal youth development programmes

Squash Racket

*Data of all Squash Racket players will soon be captured Nigeria Squash Racket Federation (NSRF) will soon introduce a youth development programme that will capture all age-grade cadres, in the six geo-political zones of the federation. Speaking to sports writers at the Squash Court of the Kwara State Stadium Complex …

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NYG: Bola Magaji faults screening method

Bola Magaji decries age cheating in National Youth Games (NYG)

*Create a public databank of athletes Former national team player and coach of Squash Racket, Bola Magaji has taken a swipe at the method adopted for screening athletes for the on-going National Youth Games (NYG) holding in Ilorin. MAgaji is peeved that some states are still falsifying ages of athletes …

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Tennis League: Dammam Miracle re-enacted in Port Harcourt 

Team Muller Doubles in the NCC Tennis League

*Boma Iyaye praises Tennis League for new feats Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC)’s Tennis League Blue Group match in Port Harcourt at the weekend witnessed a comeback of epic proportions comparable to the ‘Dammam Miracle’ the Flying Eagles (U-20) pulled off at the 1989 FIFA World Cup in Saudi Arabia recovering …

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Zambia can’t stop Eagles from Russia – Salisu Yusuf

Salisu Yusuf...Zambia can't stop Eagles

*Our ambition is to win the WAFU Nations Cup By Olayinka Elebute Coach of the home-based Super Eagles, Salisu Yusuf, spoke to www.gongnews.net about developments in his current assignment and the senior national team’s chances towards the World Cup in Russia. We bring you the excerpts of the interview. You …

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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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