Nigerian sprinter Oluwatobi Amusan ran a Season’s Best of 12.58s (-0.7) in the Women’s 100m Hurdle in the Diamond League. Amusan finished second behind Puerto Rican Olympic champion Jasmine Camacho-Quinn who raced to victory in 12.45s, while Tonea Marshall of the United States finished third in 12.66s.
At the Campo Di Atletica meet in Italy, Emmanuel Ojeli cracked sub 10.40s in the 100m to win the race with a new Personal Best of 10.37s (+0.4). The Nigerian was equally impressive in a competitive 200m race, finishing 4th with a new Season’s Best of 21.12s (-1.3).
The Super Eagles of Nigeria suffered a 2-1 loss against Mexico in an international friendly football game held at the AT &T Stadium in Dallas, USA in the early hours of Sunday, May 29, 2022.
Santiago Gimenez gifted the South Americans the lead in the 12th minute, but Cyriel Dessers equalized through a powerful header following a fine cross from Calvin Bassey in the 54th minute of the match. The Mexicans would score again through an own goal from Troost-Ekong in the 56th minute of the encounter to hand Gerardo Martino’s men the win.
The action continued in the Nigeria Professional Football League on Saturday, May 28, 2022, as Rivers United continued their impressive run with an important 3-2 away win over Dakkada in Uyo. Chijioke Akuneto gifted Rivers United the lead in the 21st minute of the game, but an Edidiong Ezekiel’s strike six minutes later cancelled the lead. Ezekiel would score the second goal in the 48th minute to hand the home side the lead before Stanley Ohawume equalized with eight minutes left on the clock, and went further to hand Stanley Eguma’s side all three points with another goal in the stroke of 90 minutes. With the win, Rivers United maintained their seven-point lead on the league log despite Plateau United’s 4-0 home win over Rangers.
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See full NPFL results below:
- Dakkada 2-3 Rivers Utd
- Plateau Utd 4-0 Rangers
- Kwara Utd 1-0 AkwaUtd
- MFM 3-1 Gombe Utd
- Sunshine Stars 2-0 Katsina Utd
- Wikki 1-0 Abia Warriors
- Remo Stars 1-3 Kano Pillars
- Enyimba 3-2 Nasarawa Utd
- Heartland 3-1 3SC
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