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Russia 2018 Qualifiers: Omeruo, Success, Iwobi Back For s/Eagles


Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has invited 23 players to camp for next month’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying Match with Zambia’s Chipolopolo in Ndola. A statement by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Thursday in Abuja said the coach retained belief in his first squad by inviting the bulk of those players. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) ...

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We Are Proud Of You, Saraki Tells Paralympians

Teddy Nwanunobi, Abuja President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday lauded the Nigerian athletes for their heroic performance at the just concluded 2016 Paralympics in Rio, Brazil, as he said “Nigerians are proud of them”. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu in Abuja said the physically challenged athletes have once ...

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Zaria Golf Club Wins 2016 NB Open Golf,

Gabriel Idibia, Kaduna Ahmed Abdullahi from Zaria Golf Club has emerged winner of the 2016 edition of the Nigerian Breweries (NB) Plc Open Golf Tournament, which ended at the Ola Sa’ad  Golf Club, Jaji, last weekend. He ruled the pole position of Best Gross with 145, while the Bawa Umar from Kaduna Golf Club settled for the Runner-up Gross with ...

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Commonwealth Sports Ministers Address Integrity, Policy At Rio Olympics

Commonwealth governments will gather in Rio de Janeiro on the eve of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games to push for greater recognition of sport as a vehicle to deliver global development goals, such as on health and education. At the Commonwealth Sports Ministers Meeting, the government representatives are expected to deliver a powerful statement of intent on how sports policy ...

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Excel boys of Port Harcourt lift 18th NNPC/Shell Cup


…Kelvin Amadi Bamaiyi, Joseph Ejeh  For Netherlands.   Sopuruchi Onwuka In a classy display of skills and talent, the golden boys of Excel Education Centre, Port Harcourt, Thursday, clinched the 18th edition of the NNPC/Shell Cup with a 3:2 victory over their counterparts from Fosla Academy, Abuja. The prize money is a total of N8.2million – N3.5m for the 1st ...

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The Great Stephen Keshi


By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu Today spells death. It was a classic case of death at dawn. Stephen Okechukwu Chinedu Keshi was in his playing career arguably the most influential player ever to play football in Nigeria. The image that overwhelmed me immediately his death broke was of Keshi standing by my side while the Super Eagles of the golden era ...

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