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Super Falcons must be proactive, tactical – Falode

African champions, Nigeria must be proactive in their approach in order to earn a result against host nation and group leaders France at the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup on Monday, according to Member of the NFF Executive Committee, Aisha Falode.   “I must commend the Super Falcons for their approach and game plan against the Koreans in Grenoble on ...

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2019 NBA Final: Kevin Durant suffers ruptured right Achilles, medics confirms

Two-time Finals MVP says he underwent successful surgery on yesterday Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant says on social media he underwent surgery for a ruptured right Achilles tendon. Durant revealed the severity of his injury Wednesday, two days after getting hurt during Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto in his return after being sidelined for a month with a right ...

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Flying Eagles target another three points against USA

Another three points that will take them to the championship’s knockout stages is the objective of Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, as they confront Team USA in their second match of the 2019 FIFA U20 World Cup on Monday evening. Venue is the 15,000 –capacity Bielsko-Biala Stadium in the city of the same name, a facility constructed on the site ...

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NFF bill is Next Level for football development in Nigeria, says Pinnick

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick has described as ‘the real next level’ for Nigerian Football development, the passage by the Senate of the Federal Republic on Wednesday of the NFF Bill, which automatically repealed the long –standing NFA Act. A delighted Pinnick told thenff.com that the NFF Bill’s passage is the biggest enabling environment for ...

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Ahead May 29 Inauguration: Ihedioha Renovates Dan Anyiam Stadium

By Harry Awurumibe, Abuja. Apparently to give an insight to what he intends to do for sports in Imo state, Governor-elect, Rt. Hon Emeka Ihedioha has undertaken the renovation of the Dan Anyiam Stadium, venue of his inauguration come May 29. The renovation will take care of emergency repairs of the abandoned stadium which will play host to the Swearing-in ...

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AITEO CUP MEN’S ROUND OF 64 FIXTURES AT A GLANCE

BELOW ARE THE AITEO CUP MEN’S & WOMEN’S FIXTURES WITH DATE, TIME AND VENUES Rangers Int’l Vs Tornadoes Feeders (Ibadan, 12 June, 4pm) Kebbi United Vs Lobi Stars (Kaduna, 12 June, 4pm) Gateway FC Vs Almar FC (Ibadan, 26 May, 4pm) Abia Warriors Vs Heartland Comets (Enugu, 12 June, 4pm) Ambassador FC Vs Yobe Desert Stars (Bauchi, 12 June, 4pm) ...

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Money will be no impediment in Chukwu’s treatment – Otedola

Business mogul, Femi Otedola  has assured that money will be no impediment in the way of providing former Nigeria captain Christian Chukwu with adequate medical and post-medical care. The Chairman of Forte Oil, who had earlier made a contribution of $50,000 to the medicare of the 1980 Africa Cup of Nations –winning team captain and former Super Eagles’ coach, made ...

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NFF mourns Solomon Ogbeide

The Nigeria Football Federation has expressed deep shock over the death on Monday of Head Coach of Nigeria Professional Football League club, Lobi Stars of Makurdi, Solomon Ogbeide. “We are heartbroken about the death of Coach Solomon Ogbeide. Words are inadequate to describe the sense of loss. There was no doubt that he was among the very best in the ...

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