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Oritsemeyiwa Ineh on Tuesday evening won a silver medal for the country at the ongoing Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The triple jump athlete leapt 16.34m in stage one for a silver medal position in the men’s event. Cuba’s Jordan Diaz Fortun placed first after leaping 17.14m, […]

Ahead of the forthcoming World Amputee Cup, the Nigeria Amputee Football Federation (NAFF) has solicited support from individuals, cooperate organisations in the country and the Diaspora to empower the national team for the Mundial. The Vice-President of NAFF, Princess Carol Ngozi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday that the amputee world cup-bound […]

Felix Owolabi, an ex-international, has commended the Super Eagles of Nigeria for resoundingly defeating the Mediterranean Knights of Libya in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier played in Uyo. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Odion Ighalo who plays for Changchun Yatai FC in China scored a hat-trick during the game played on […]

The President, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has expressed the hope that Nigeria’s Super Eagles will one day win the FIFA World Cup Pinnick expressed the hope on Friday in Uyo after playing in the maiden novelty match between SWAN Selected team and Akwa Ibom Sports Arena team. The NFF president said he […]

West Ham United’s patchy early form has cost them places on the 2018/2019 English Premier League table and they must strive to be more consistent, defender Pablo Zabaleta says. The London club, who began the campaign with four defeats, appeared to be back on track after victories over Everton and Manchester United on either side […]

Sierra Leone’s African Nations Cup qualifier against Ghana in Kumasi will not go ahead on Thursday after the country’s football association failed to get a FIFA suspension lifted. Sierra Leone authorities, who had petitioned FIFA to get the ban lifted, did not meet a Tuesday deadline to reinstate ousted football association president Isha Johansen, who […]

The management of Sunshine Queens of FC of Akure has protested the alleged fielding of ineligible players by Rivers Angels of Port Harcourt in their quarter-finals match of the AITEO Cup. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that match played on Oct. 3, at the Lafia City Stadium, Nasarawa State, ended 2-0 in favour […]

Great Britain Hockey will stage two international matches at London’s Twickenham Stoop in June, 2019, the sport’s national governing body said on Monday. The British men’s and women’s teams will face New Zealand in a double header on an international standard hockey pitch. This will be installed on top of the grass at the 14,800-capacity […]

Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez missed an 86th minute penalty as the Premier League champions were held to a 0-0 draw at Liverpool in a top of the table clash on Sunday. Substitute Leroy Sane was brought down in the area by the lunging Virgil van Dijk but Algerian Mahrez blasted the spot kick high […]

Sevilla are the LaLiga leaders heading into the October international break after champions Barcelona could only draw away to Valencia. Lionel Messi scored a brilliant equaliser as Barcelona’s winless run in LaLiga stretched to four matches following a 1-1 draw at Valencia. Ezequiel Garay capitalised on terrible marking to convert a corner in the second minute, but […]


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