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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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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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