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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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WAFU: We chose players on merit – Salisu Yusuf

Salisu Yusuf...Zambia can't stop Eagles

*Happy for troika leaving for foreign deals By Oluwole Francis Nigeria home-based head Coach Salisu Yusuf believes that the selected Super Eagles Team B players for this month’s West African Football Union (WAFU) competition which will take place in Ghana are all picked by merit. “I will want to give …

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BOOST: Energise your commitment to Offa children

NSDFI Staffers in Offa...got massive boost

*Your wards can win medals in 2024 Olympics By Oluwole Francis Members of staff of the Ruth Ogbeifo-Balofin community sports development project in Offa in Kwara State has been given assurance of a bright future for the implementation of the Basic Olive Opportunity Sports Training (BOOST) programme. The Director General …

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