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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.

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Nigeria’s national Under-17 team, the Golden Eaglets, kicked off their 2022 WAFU B U-17 tournament in Ghana on a positive note after beating the hosts 4-2 in the opening game on Saturday, June 11, 2022. Goals from Emmanuel Michael, Precious Williams, Jubril Azeez, and Light Ike, were all the NdukaUgbade-led charges needed to see off their West African neighbours at the Cape Coast Stadium. Nigeria and Togo will square off in their second group game on Tuesday, June 14 with the Golden Eaglets needing just a draw to qualify for the semifinal of the event.

Rivers United edged closer to winning the 2021/22 Nigeria Professional Football League season after a 2-1 home win over Abia Warriors at the Adokiye Amasiemeka Stadium, Port Harcourt on Sunday, June 12, 2022.

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Abia Warriors took the lead, but a brace from ChijiokeAkuneto in the second half put Stanley Eguma’s men 10 points clear on the table after Plateau United suffered a 2-1 away defeat against 3SC Shooting Stars at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba on Sunday.

See full NPFL scores below:
  • Rivers Utd 2-1 Abia Warriors
  • 3SC 2-1 Plateau Utd
  • Enyimba 3-0 KwaraUtd
  • Sunshine Stars 2-1 Tornadoes
  • KatsinaUtd 2-1 MFM
  • Lobi 2-1 Heartland
  • Akwa Utd 1-0 Remo Stars
  • Kano Pillars 1-1 Wikki
  • Nasarawa Utd 1-0 Rangers

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This article was first published on 13th June 2022 and updated on June 14th, 2022 at 3:03 pm


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