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23 Jan 2015
I AM watching Afcon 2015 remotely from my home in Nigeria. It has been a totally different experience. I am missing the electricity and atmosphere of being there live!   Here, I am distracted.  In two weeks time Nigeria’s general elections to choose the country’s political leaders for the next four years will take place.  As…
23 Jan 2015
THE big news from Melbourne Park is the ouster of tournament second seeded player, Roger Federer by Andreas Seppi of Italy. Despite a gallant effort by the holder of 17 Grand Slam titles (five in Australia), the Italian came through in four sets 6-4; 7-6; 4-6; 7-6 to move into the fourth round.   One…
23 Jan 2015
SPORTS fans from across the country have been given the opportunity to win prizes from their knowledge of current events through The Challenge Arena TV Game Show, an indigenous blend of sports and entertainment quiz game show, which debuted on January 5, 2015 on television nationwide.   The game show, which, according to the producers,…
23 Jan 2015
THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) Executive Committee on Friday released the format for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers. According to a statement by CAF, the host country of the 2017 edition would be announced after the CAF Ordinary General Assembly scheduled for April 8, in Cairo. CAF said that the qualifiers…
23 Jan 2015
AFRICA’S reigning Female Footballer of the Year and Nigeria’s starlet, Asisat Oshoala, has sealed a deal with English clubside, Liverpool FC.   Oshoala, who won the MVP awards in both FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup and the Africa Women’s Championship, was signed from her Port Harcourt-based River Angels.   Amid profuse joy, she said: “Since I began…
Tijani
22 Jan 2015
THE President of Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) Tijani Umar has threatened to quit over what he termed as frustration occasioned by the underfunding of basketball in Nigeria. He spoke Thursday during the Africare award ceremony for coaches and schools that excelled at the last edition of its talent hunt basketball Power Forward program in Abuja.…
22 Jan 2015
AHEAD of Youth U-20  Championship billed for Senegal, 30 players are presently sweating it out in camp of the Flying Eagles to be on the final list.   The team’s assistant coach, Nduka Ugbade, told The Guardian that the crew led by Coach Manu Garba was working round the clock to select the best legs…
22 Jan 2015
Supports Project T.H.E.S.E NIGERIAN international, Obafemi Martins, has endorsed the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode.    According to Martins, the Epe-born chartered accountant has the best programme for youths and sports as a lucrative vocation in Lagos.    Ambode was an exemplary Cricket and Hockey player…
Golden-Eaglet
21 Jan 2015
Siasia picks 21 for Tunisia, 35 For Super Six TO forestall any form of manipulation of age by players, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has set machineries in motion to look at the age declaration given by members of the U-17 team (Golden Eaglets) as well as the U-20 team (Flying Eagles) ahead the African…
21 Jan 2015
NIGERIA left-back Juwon Oshaniwa claims Celtic have contacted his Israeli club Ashdod to enquire about his availability.   Back home, Warri Wolves FC will arrive Abuja Friday for the Super Six with 35 players and 10 officials. The club is aiming to do better than last year, where it came second, losing only to Enyimba…
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21 Jan 2015
‘It will be painful if Nigerian government allows him to die’ FORMER Super Eagles goalkeeper, Wilfred Agbonavbare, is in need of help from the federal government and other well meaning Nigerians to survive his most trying moment in life.   Agbonavbare, a member of the National U-21 team to Mexico, Flying Eagles ’83 squad, silver…
21 Jan 2015
FORMER Super Eagles midfielder, Austin Okocha and Davidson Owumi have confirmed their readiness for the much talked about clash between ex- internationals in Edo/Delta and the rest of the country, for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa.   The gathering of ex-internationals on February 1 at the Warri…

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