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Team Nigeria Wins 13 Medals As Folashade And Chiemerie Break World Records

April 19, 2022

Nigeria occupies the 8th spot on the medals table. Nigeria’s medal haul in the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom, increased to 13 on Thursday, August 4, 2022, after Team Nigeria added four medals. Three out of the four medals were won in Para Powerlifting while one medal came from Women’s Discus Throw. … Continue reading Team Nigeria Wins 13 Medals As Folashade And Chiemerie Break World Records

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Ajibade And Ohale Make WAFCON 2022 Tournament XI

April 19, 2022

The Spanish-based stars were outstanding in Nigeria’s campaign at the continental showpiece. Read more about Sports Nigerian national women’s football team stars, Rasheedat Ajibade and Osinachi Ohale, have been named in the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) Best XI. The duo was instrumental to Nigeria’s campaign at the tournament which saw them qualify … Continue reading Ajibade And Ohale Make WAFCON 2022 Tournament XI

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Four Nigerian Women That Made Sporting History In One Week

April 19, 2022

In the space of one week, four Nigerian women have achieved feats that brought some form of respite to the nation in the midst of a tension-ridden political climate. Read more about Sports Asisat Oshoala set the ball rolling on the 21st of June, 2021 when she won the African Player of the year; her … Continue reading Four Nigerian Women That Made Sporting History In One Week

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World Athletics Championship: Ese Brume Wins Silver

April 19, 2022

: Brume added another Silver to her athletic resume after leaping an impressive 7.02 metres in Oregon. Read more about Sports While Nigerians trooped online and offline to celebrate the 100m hurdles gold medal won by Tobi Amusan in the World Athletics Championship in Eugene, Oregon, long jump specialist Ese Brume, also gave Nigerians something … Continue reading World Athletics Championship: Ese Brume Wins Silver

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Tobi Amusan Breaks World Record, Wins Nigeria’s First World Athletics Championship Gold

April 19, 2022

Amusan beat Jamaica’s Britany Anderson and Puerto Rican Jasmine Camacho-Quinn to win the event. Read more about Sports Nigerian sprinter Tobi Amusan made history in the early hours of Monday, July 25, 2022 (WAT) after beating the World Record in the women’s 100m hurdles event at the World Athletics Championship in Eugene, Oregon. Amusan clocked … Continue reading Tobi Amusan Breaks World Record, Wins Nigeria’s First World Athletics Championship Gold

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Oshoala Wins Fifth Africa Women’s Footballer Of The Year Award

April 19, 2022

The former Super Falcons captain wins the award despite an injury-troubled campaign. Read more about Sports Super Falcons of Nigeria and FC Barcelona Femini forward Asisat Oshoala, made history on the night of Thursday, July 21, 2022, after becoming the first African football player to win the Africa Women’s Player of the Year award five … Continue reading Oshoala Wins Fifth Africa Women’s Footballer Of The Year Award

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Governor Nyesom Wike Gifts Rivers United Players $12,000 Each

April 19, 2022

An impressed Governor Wike has vowed to gift the players more if they make it to the group stages of the CAF Champions League. Read more about Sports Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, Rivers United, has been gifted the cash sum of $20,000 each (over 12 million Naira) for emerging champions of the Nigerian … Continue reading Governor Nyesom Wike Gifts Rivers United Players $12,000 Each

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2022 WAFCON: Falcons Set To Confront Morocco

April 19, 2022

Nigeria is gunning for a record-extending 10th WAFCON title. Read more about Sports The Super Falcons of Nigeria will today, July 18, 2022, confront the Atlas Lionesses of Morocco in the semifinal of the ongoing 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco. Scheduled to kick off by 9 pm (WAT), Nigeria will be looking … Continue reading 2022 WAFCON: Falcons Set To Confront Morocco

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2022 WAFCON: Dosu Tips Falcons To Beat Morocco

April 19, 2022

The former Nigerian goalkeeper believes the nine-time African champions will beat the host side when they lock horns on Monday, July 18, 2022. Read more about Sports Ex-Nigerian international goalkeeper Joseph Dosu has tipped the Super Falcons to beat hosts Morocco in the semifinal of the ongoing 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations. A 58th-minute header … Continue reading 2022 WAFCON: Dosu Tips Falcons To Beat Morocco

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2022 WAFCON: Falcons Beat Cameroun, Bag World Cup Ticket

April 19, 2022

After a shaky start to the tournament, the nine-time African champions have re-established dominance on the continental front. Read more about Sports Nigerian national women’s football team, the Super Falcons, booked their ticket to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup after beating Cameroun in the quarterfinals of the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations on … Continue reading 2022 WAFCON: Falcons Beat Cameroun, Bag World Cup Ticket

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Joe Aribo Seals Southampton Move

April 19, 2022

The Nigerian midfielder leaves Ibrox after three years. Read more about Sports Super Eagles of Nigeria midfielder Joe Aribo has sealed a move to English Premier League side Southampton FC. Aribo joins the club after three successful seasons in Scotland with Rangers FC where he won the Scottish league and Cup titles. During his time … Continue reading Joe Aribo Seals Southampton Move

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2022 WAFCON: Falcons Return To Winning Ways

April 19, 2022

The nine-time African champions saw off the Southern Africans in a tight encounter on Thursday night. Read more about Sports Nigerian national women’s football team, the Super Falcons, bounced back from their 2-1 defeat against South Africa in their first 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations game to beat Botswana 2-0 in their second game … Continue reading 2022 WAFCON: Falcons Return To Winning Ways

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Golden Eaglets Win Big

April 19, 2022

The Nigerian national men’s U-17 football team, the Golden Eaglets, were crowned champions of the WAFU B U-17 tournament in Ghana, on Friday, June 24, 2022, after a 2-1 win over Burkina Faso in the final game of the competition. A brace from Abubakar Abdullahi was all the NdukaUgbade-led side needed to win the regional … Continue reading Golden Eaglets Win Big

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2022 WAFCON: Waldrum Targets World Cup Ticket

April 19, 2022

The American tactician is more concerned about getting the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup ticket over winning Nigeria a tenth WAFCON title. Read more about Sports Head coach of the Nigerian women’s senior national football team, Randy Waldrum, has stated that the team is determined to make it to the semi-final of the 2022 Women’s … Continue reading 2022 WAFCON: Waldrum Targets World Cup Ticket

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WAFU B U-17: Golden Eaglets Pick 2023 AFCON Ticket After Beating Burkina Faso

April 19, 2022

NdukaUgbade and his boys will now look towards pride on Friday when they file out against Burkina Faso in the final of the tournament. Read more about Sports Nigerian national U-17 men’s football team has qualified for the 2023 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations slated to hold in Algeria. The NdukaUgbade–led side came from behind … Continue reading WAFU B U-17: Golden Eaglets Pick 2023 AFCON Ticket After Beating Burkina Faso

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WAFU B U-17: Ugbade Confident About Eaglets’ Chances Against Ivory Coast

April 19, 2022

Ugbade believes the semi-final match against the Ivoirians is the most important game of the tournament. Read more about Sports Head coach of the Nigerian national U-17 men’s football team, NdukaUgbade, has expressed confidence in the ability of his boys to beat Ivory Coast in the semi-final of the WAFU B U-17 tournament in Ghana. … Continue reading WAFU B U-17: Ugbade Confident About Eaglets’ Chances Against Ivory Coast

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Weekend Sports RoundUp: Amusan Sets New African Record

April 19, 2022

Nigerian sprinter Tobilola Amusan has set a new African record in the women’s 100m event. Amusan broke the previous African record which she set by running a new 12.41 seconds in the 100m women’s hurdle event at the Diamond League meet in Paris, France on Saturday, June 18, 2022. Read more about Sports Amusan’s victory … Continue reading Weekend Sports RoundUp: Amusan Sets New African Record

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Ekevwo And Amusan Win At World Athletics Continental Tour Gold Meet

April 19, 2022

Amusan and Ekevwo won big ahead of the Nigerian Athletics Championship in Benin City. Read more about Sports The Nigerian athletic duo of Raymond Ekevwo and Tobilola Amusan were impressive at the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meet, the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku, Finland. In the men’s 100m events, Ekevwo who finished 4th in the … Continue reading Ekevwo And Amusan Win At World Athletics Continental Tour Gold Meet

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WAFU B U-17: Ugbade Hails Golden Eaglets, Targets AFCON Ticket

April 19, 2022

Nigeria have won their first two games in the tournament. Head Coach of the Nigerian national Under-17 male football team Nduka Ugbade, has hailed his boys for their performances at the ongoing WAFU B U-17 tournament in Ghana. Read more about Sports Ugbade who captained the first Nigerian side to win the FIFA U-17 World … Continue reading WAFU B U-17: Ugbade Hails Golden Eaglets, Targets AFCON Ticket

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Peseiro Hails Super Eagles For Massive Sao Tome And Principe Win

April 19, 2022

The Portuguese tactician is impressed with the level of the display shown by his players. Read more about Sports Head coach of the Nigerian national team Jose Peseiro hailed his players over their excellent display that saw them beat Sao Tome and Principe 10-0 in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on Monday, June … Continue reading Peseiro Hails Super Eagles For Massive Sao Tome And Principe Win

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Super Eagles Go Top Of Group A After Sao Tome And Principe

April 19, 2022

Peseiro and his charges had less time for compassion against the Central African side. Read more about Sports The Super Eagles of Nigeria moved top of Group A of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers after a 10-0 win against Sao Tome and Principe in their second group game at the StadeAdrar, Agadir, Morocco … Continue reading Super Eagles Go Top Of Group A After Sao Tome And Principe

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Weekend Sports RoundUp: Team Nigeria Claims Third Place

April 19, 2022

Team Nigeria finished the 22nd edition of the African Senior Athletic Championship in Mauritius on a good note after placing third on the medals table. A total of 11 medals (five Gold, three Silver, and three Bronze) put Nigeria behind second-placed South Africa and first-placed Kenya. Read more about Sports Nigeria’s national Under-17 team, the … Continue reading Weekend Sports RoundUp: Team Nigeria Claims Third Place

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Mikel Obi Launches Back2Base Initiative

April 19, 2022

Mikel retired from the Nigerian national team after the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Read more about Sports In a bid to give back to the society, former Super Eagles of Nigeria captain Mikel Obi has launched the Back2Base initiative. The program aims to encourage young Nigerian athletes to pursue careers in football, … Continue reading Mikel Obi Launches Back2Base Initiative

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2023 AFCON Qualifiers: Super Eagles Beat Leone Stars

April 19, 2022

Jose Peseiro kicked off his competitive debut with Nigeria on a good note after beating Sierra Leone behind closed doors in Abuja Read more about Sports The Super Eagles of Nigeria commenced their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on a bright note after beating the Lone Stars of Sierra Leone 2-1 at the MoshoodAbiola … Continue reading 2023 AFCON Qualifiers: Super Eagles Beat Leone Stars

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2023 AFCON Qualifiers: Eagles File Out Against Sierra Leone

April 19, 2022

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will be seeking redemption against the Lone Stars following the team’s failure to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Read more about Sports All is set for Nigeria’s first game of the ongoing 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The Super Eagles will file out against the … Continue reading 2023 AFCON Qualifiers: Eagles File Out Against Sierra Leone

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Weekend Sports RoundUp: Flamingoes Through To U-17 Women’s World Cup

April 19, 2022

Nigerian national women’s U-17 football team, the Flamingoes, qualified for the 2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup slated to hold in India from October 11-30, 2022. The Flamingoes were held to a goalless draw by Ethiopia at the MKO Abiola Stadium on Saturday, June 4, 2022, to qualify 1-0 on aggregate. Nigeria recorded a total … Continue reading Weekend Sports RoundUp: Flamingoes Through To U-17 Women’s World Cup

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Jose Peseiro Invites 27 Eagles For Sierra Leone Clash

April 19, 2022

Nigeria will be aiming to reestablish dominance in African football after failing to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Read more about Sports Head coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Jose Peseiro, has handed invitations to 27 players ahead of Nigeria’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone and … Continue reading Jose Peseiro Invites 27 Eagles For Sierra Leone Clash

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Chiamaka Nnadozie Wins Goalkeeping Revelation Award In France

April 19, 2022

The Nigerian goalkeeper has been outstanding between the sticks for club and country. Read more about Sports Nigerian women’s senior national team goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie has been named the winner of the Bruno Martini Award for Goalkeeping Revelation of the Season in French women’s football. The Super Falcons of Nigeria shot-stopper beat the likes of … Continue reading Chiamaka Nnadozie Wins Goalkeeping Revelation Award In France

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Super Eagles Bow To Ecuador

April 19, 2022

The three-time African champions lost the tie despite dominating possession. The Super Eagles suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Ecuador in an international friendly game played in the early hours of Friday, June 3, 2022 (WAT). Read more about Sports   Villarreal of Spain defender PervisEstupinan headed home the lone goal of the … Continue reading Super Eagles Bow To Ecuador

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Nigerians In Sports: Bassey And Dessers Make Europa And Conference League Team Of The Season

April 19, 2022

The Super Eagles of Nigeria duo of Calvin Bassey and CyrielDessers ended the 2021/22 football season on a high after making the Europa League and Europa Conference League Team of the Season. Read more about Sports Calvin Bassey Calvin Bassey, 22, and his Glasgow Rangers of Scotland side lost the Europa League title after suffering … Continue reading Nigerians In Sports: Bassey And Dessers Make Europa And Conference League Team Of The Season

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