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Sports to resume with non-combat sports

Plans have reached an advanced stage to have Nigeria sports back on stream post covid-19 with non combat sports like table tennis, lawn tennis, track and Field set for early return. Speaking on the Voice of Nigeria Issues in the News, Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare said” We hope that our athletes […]

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NWFL scraps 2019/2020 season

…urges great outing at CAF Women Champions League The management committee of the Nigeria Women Football League led by Aisha Falode, in conjunction with women clubs owners and managers, have unanimously agreed to scrap the 2019/2020 season, in the three tiers of the women’s league, for sake of protecting the health of the players and […]

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CAF Women’s League ‘ll promote female football – Ajibade

Super Falcons striker, Rasheedat Ajibade, has said that the introduction of Women’s Champions League by the Confederation of Africa Football, will promote interclub competition and ensure the development of women football in the continent. The Toppserien of Norway forward applauded the decision by CAF to introduce the Women version of CAF Champions League. Ajibade said […]

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Invite Saka to Eagles, Ikpeba urges Rohr

Former Africa Footballer of the Year, Victor Ikpeba, has urged Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, to intensify efforts towards beating England to the allegiance of Arsenal’s wonderkid, Bukayo Saka. Saka has been a revelation for the Gunners this season, having a hand in 16 goals with his 12 assists in all competitions the most from […]

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Super Falcons goalie, Oluehi, joins Spanish side

Super Falcons goalkeeper, Tochukwu Oluehi, has joined Spanish side Pozoalbense on a one year deal. This development will be a great one for the 33-year-old Nigerian goalie whose dream since she was young is to play for a top side in the Spanish League. Since she returned from Norway, Oluehi has been playing for Rivers […]

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EPL: Salah scores brace as Liverpool down Brighton

*Man City thump Magpies; wins for Burnley, Sheffield Utd Liverpool continued their relentless pursuit of a Premier League points record with victory over Brighton at the Amex Stadium. The newly-crowned champions looked on course to secure three more points with ease when they went two up inside eight minutes as Brighton, with sights set on […]

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EPL: Man City thump Magpies; wins for Burnley, Sheffield Utd

  Manchester City returned to winning ways in style by thrashing hapless Newcastle at Etihad Stadium. Pep Guardiola’s side were surprisingly beaten at Southampton in their previous Premier League game but two goals in the opening 20 minutes against the Magpies effectively settled this contest. Gabriel Jesus ended his nine-game goal drought by converting from […]

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Serie A: Ibra’s goal sparks Milan comeback to beat Juve

*As Lazio’s Patric sees red for biting Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s penalty sparked a remarkable AC Milan comeback victory against title-chasing Juventus at the San Siro. After an uneventful first half, Milan scored four unanswered second-half goals having gone 2-0 down to Juve strikes from Adrien Rabiot and Cristiano Ronaldo. Ibrahimovic’s 62nd-minute penalty offered hope, before Franck […]