Sunday, September 24, 2017

sports

sports in Nigeria

Nigeria is Africa’s most popular nation and there are Nigerians who have achieved both local and international fame through sports. Chioma Ajunwa is the first female Nigerian athlete to win a gold medal for Nigeria in Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games. ...
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The World Cup qualifying match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Zambia ended on a bright note in favour of Nigeria. The match which ended 2-1, saw Alex Iwobi of Arsenal FC and Kelechi Iheanacho of Manchester City, scoring ...
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Egypt’s Ibrahim Hamato lost both arms in a train accident when he was just 10 but for his love and passion for table tennis, no one would have known he existed. His love for the game did not end there, ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari has fulfilled his promise of rewarding members of the Golden Eaglets, who won the inaugural FIFA U-16 World Cup in China in 1985, when he was military head of state. At a reception held in honour of ...
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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) family woke up on Wednesday with the sad news of the sudden death of its Head of Protocol, Ibrahim Abubakar. Late Ibrahim-Abubakar Abubakar, 43, was murdered by armed robbers in his home at Kado Estate ...
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World football governing body, Fédérationn Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), has withdrawn the Bronze Boot awardeded to U-17 skipper, Kelechi Nwakali, admitting the body made a mistake while distributing the awards, at the closing ceremony of the just concluded Chile ...
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Following a successful campaign at the jusy concluded FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile, the Golden Eaglets were given a heroic welcome, as they arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport, Abuja on Wednesday. The Eaglets arrived aboard Emirates Airline flight ...
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When erstwhile Super Eagles coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi came on board as the man to lead the senior national football team to greater heights, the feeling was all positive and that was not an anomaly. He had rightly earned his ...
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Golden Eaglets of Nigeria, cruised into the FIFA U-17 World Cup semi-finals after their 3-0 victory against Brazil. The Brazilian side started on a bright note, after missing some clear cut chances at goal. However, it was Nigerian striker, Victor ...
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West Ham United made a bright start to the match against Watford, as they came close to taking an early lead when Dimitri Payet dribbled past Etienne Capoue, before testing Watford keeper, Heurelho Gomes with an effort from the edge ...
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It is no longer news that the self-proclaimed “Special One”, Jose Mourinho, has been having some not-so-special moments as the coach of the defending champions of the English Premier League, Chelsea, since the beginning of the 2015/16 season. The Blues ...
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Nigeria Golden Eaglets ran ragged the Aussies of Australia, after a 6-0 victory in Vina Del Mar, Chile. Thanks to an impressive performance from Victor Osimhen, who showed fans, why he is the leading scorer of the current U-17 World ...
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Super Eagles And Hapoel Be’er Sheva of Israel midfielder celebrated his side’s 5-2 home win against Maccabi Petah Tikva at the Arthur Vesermil Stadium on Saturday, but what stunned most fans at the Stadium, was not just the goal margin, ...
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Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, has recalled John Obi Mikel, Victor Moses and Odion Ighalo in a bid to boost the Nigerian Super Eagles for October’s friendly games against Democratic Republic of Congo and Cameroon in Belgium. Vincent Enyeama also ...
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D’Tigers of Nigeria have won for the first time, the 2015 African Basketball competition in Tunisia. They won bitter rivals, Angola 74 – 65, on Sunday to win the 2015 competition. The historic win for D’Tigers also gave Nigeria a ...
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The U-17 national team, Golden Eaglets, will play hosts Korea Republic in their first match at the 4-Nation Suwon International Tournament on 2 September. Arrangements have been finalised by the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, for the Golden Eaglets to depart ...
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The Premier League’s other entrants could be more content, even though Arsenal will face their recent bogey opponents, Bayern Munich, and Manchester United pulled Wolfsburg, the Bundesliga runners-up from last season, out of the fourth and final pot. The stand-out ...
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The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has listed two Nigerian umpires to be on duty at the 2015 All-Africa Games holding in Congo Brazzaville. John Peters and Cecilia Arinye, who are among the top rated official in the world, will ...
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The national under-20 female football team’s coach, Peter Dedevbo, says the team will resume camping on Sunday ahead of their next game in the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers. Dedevbo said in Abuja on Monday that 30 players have ...
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Super Eagles midfielder, Babatunde Michael has joined Dnipro Petrovsk, after signing a three-year deal with the club. It could be recalled that Dnipro, featured in last season’s Europa League final, losing the cup to Sevilla Fc of Spain. The midfielder ...
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The proposed match between Nigeria and the Black Stars of Ghana or Togo, will not hold as expected, however, Nigeria will now play next-door neigbour, Niger in a friendly on September 9 in Port Harcourt. A top NFF official confirmed: ...
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Super Eagles forward, Odion Ighalo made a flying start to his English Premiership campaign with Watford in their opening game of the 2015/16 season against Everton yesterday. Ighalo, came off the bench to put Watford ahead after the home team ...
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Nigerian winger, Ahmed Musa will never forget the 5th of August, 2015, as he bagged a brace for CSKA Moscow, in a 3-2 away over Sparta Prague, as his wife Jemila Musa, was delivered of a baby girl, few hours ...
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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has proposed a friendly match between Super Eagles and the black stars of Ghana, in London next month, it has been gathered. The football governing body wish to make the most of next month’s FIFA friendly window, ...
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Nigeria’s Omolayo was the star of the 2015 IPC Powerlifting Asian Open Championships, after she broke the world record in the women’s 79kg event in a dramatic fashion in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Two other Nigerian Weight Lifters, Ben Nsini (women’s 41kg)and ...
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Chichi is one of the Nigerian female footballers and has been applauded for her impressive playing skills. Yet again, she shows her fans her ripped body with a face that screams “don’t care” to whoever cares to dispute.
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Nigerian sensational midfielder, Haruna Lukman  scored his first goal for Anzhi Makhachkala in their 3-1 defeat to Lokomotiv Moscow in the Russian Premier League. The 24-year-old who joined Yurin Semin’s team on loan from Dynamo Kyiv showed he still has ...
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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has listed Super Eagles’s midfielder John Obi Mikel among the leaders in his squad, owing to the number of years he has spent at the Stamford Bridge. John Terry is the captain and Branislav Ivanovic is ...
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Ex-Super Eagles’ coach, Stephen Keshi, has sued the Nige­ria Football Federation (NFF) and he is demanding a compensation of a billion Naira, for defamation of character. Reports from Africanfootball.com, who had earlier reported the feud between Keshi and the NFF, ...
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In the journey to develop lucrative sport industry in Nigeria The Lagos State Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment has outlined plans to explore avenues to make the most of the rewarding global sports industry.
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In the match played at the National Stadium’s main bowl today, the Super Falcons struggled to a 1-1 draw with Equatorial Guinea, in the first leg match of their 2016 Olympic Games qualifying fixture. With the visitors threatening through the ...
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Former midfielder and captain Sunday Oliseh has been affirmed as the new new head coach for Nigeria Super Eagles on Wednesday. Oliseh assumes control from another previous captain, Stephen Keshi, who’s appointment was terminated  this  month for breaking his agreement ...

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