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International Friendly: Nwakali Brothers, Others shine as Atletico Madrid edge Super Eagles B Team 3-2
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International Friendly: Nwakali Brothers, Others shine as Atletico Madrid edge Super Eagles B Team 3-2

From Dianabasi Effiong Nigeria’s former U17 World Cup winners Kelechi and Chidiebere Nwakali were quite the cynosure of eyes as a second –string Super Eagles B squad narrowly lost 2-3 to newly-crowned Europa League champions Atletico Madrid in Uyo on Tuesday.   A festive atmosphere prevailed at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, with Governor Udom Emmanuel […]

Russia 2018: Rohr names Mikel, Moses, Musa, 27 others in Nigeria’s 30-man provisional list
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Russia 2018: Rohr names Mikel, Moses, Musa, 27 others in Nigeria’s 30-man provisional list

From: Dianabasi Effiong Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has named Captain Mikel John Obi, goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, defenders Abdullahi Shehu, Elderson Echiejile and Leon Balogun, midfielders Ogenyi Onazi and Oghenekaro Etebo, forwards Ahmed Musa and Victor Moses in Nigeria’s 30-man provisional list for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup finals.   The list also included Spain […]

Peace and Progress through Sports in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria
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Peace and Progress through Sports in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria

By Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike May I, on behalf of the Government and people of Rivers State express our gratitude to the President and Executive members of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) for inviting me to this august forum and for giving me the privilege to speak briefly on the theme: “Peace and Progress […]

Falconets To Begin Preparation For France 2018
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Falconets To Begin Preparation For France 2018

Coach Chris Danjuma has invited 35 players to the camp of the U20 Women National Team, Falconets, for the first phase of preparations for this year’s FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals in France.   The list of players who have been told to arrive at the Serob Legacy Hotel, Wuye, Abuja on Thursday includes […]

Niger 2019: Flying Eagles off to Bissau
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Niger 2019: Flying Eagles off to Bissau

Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, will depart the shores of the country on Wednesday for Guinea Bissau, where they will take on their Guinea Bissau counterparts in the first leg of a 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations second round qualifying fixture on Saturday.   The match will take place at the September 24 Stadium […]

Super Falcons back in camp for Gambia
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Super Falcons back in camp for Gambia

The Senior Women National Team, Super Falcons, will return to camp on Thursday ahead of preparations for the 2018 Women Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against their Gambian counterparts.   Head Coach Thomas Dennerby has called up 26 players, including overseas –based defender Ngozi Ebere, to resume camp at the Serob Legacy Hotel, Wuye, […]

Nigeria Through To knockout stage, Egypt Fight To Stay Afloat
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Nigeria Through To knockout stage, Egypt Fight To Stay Afloat

Nigeria made a quick recovery to their shock 1-3 loss to Slovakia with comprehensive win over Bulgaria and Australia to berth in the knockout stage of the men’s second division of 2018 ITTF World Team Championships holding in Halmstad, Sweden. Unlike Nigeria, Egypt men and women teams are in race to be safe from dropping […]

North, South Korea unite in Sweden
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North, South Korea unite in Sweden

From Dianabasi Effiong The North and South Korean Table Tennis teams currently participating in the 2018 ITTF World Team Championships in Halmstad, Sweden have resolved to constitute a joint team to face their opponents at the semi-finals of the championship according to an ITTF-Africa Press statement on Thursday. They were supposed to battle each other […]

Russia 2018 FIFA: NFA Expresses Satisfaction With Preparations Men's Senior National Team, Super Eagles
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Russia 2018 FIFA: NFA Expresses Satisfaction With Preparations Men’s Senior National Team, Super Eagles

COMMUNIQUE OF THE MEETING OF NFF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE HELD AT THE TRANSCORP HILTON HOTEL, MAITAMA, ABUJA ON TUESDAY, 17TH APRIL 2018 The Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation held a meeting at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Maitama, Abuja on Tuesday, 17th April 2018 to deliberate on important issues in Nigerian Football and resolved as follows: […]

2018 FIFA World Cup: 1,698,049 tickets allocated by the end of sales phase 2
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2018 FIFA World Cup: 1,698,049 tickets allocated by the end of sales phase 2

With just 72 days left until the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, another ticket sales period drew to a close today. During the first-come, first-served sales window, which opened on 13 March, a total of 394,433 tickets were allocated to fans across the world in real time at FIFA.com/tickets. Most of […]