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8 Feb 2015
TITLE Sponsor of Glo Premier League and the just concluded Glo Super Six pre-season championship, Globacom, has congratulated Flying Eagles striker, Taiwo Awoniyi, for emerging the Most Valuable Player (MVP) at the competition held in Abuja.   Awoniyi, a member of World Cup-winning Golden Eaglets, who scored in every match at the Super Six, propelled…
8 Feb 2015
YINUSA Idowu, Morakinyo Ogungbuwa, Oluwadare Samuel and Ojoh Franka Benson at the weekend emerged the over all best athletes at the just concluded Lagos State Secondary Schools Sports Festival, tagged Ibile Games.   The Ibile Games was held at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere.   Yinusa Idowu of Mobolaji Bank Anthony Junior High School emerged…
8 Feb 2015
AS part of their efforts to encourage sports development in the Ogudu community of Lagos State, a philanthropist, Femi Dagunro, in partnership with Rotary Club, has donated a tennis board, among other items, to the community.   Saying that the donation was aimed at discovering fresh talents in the community to take the youths off…
8 Feb 2015
OFFICIALS and students of 24 secondary schools in Lagos State have commended Promasidor Nigeria Limited, makers of Cowbell, Toptea, Loya and Onga, for donating 1000 sticks to their hockey teams.    Promasidor had last week in association with BME Concern and Ripples, a United Kingdom-based Charity Organisation, donated the items to the students of the…
8 Feb 2015
EXTRA security has been put in place for Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations final between Cote d’ Ivoire  and Ghana after crowd violence marred Thursday's second semi-final match. The match, which saw Ghana beat hosts Equatorial Guinea 3-0, was stopped for 30 minutes as home supporters threw missiles onto the pitch. "We have re-coordinated with…
8 Feb 2015
THE Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) on Sunday in Abuja invited 14 home-based players to camp of the Senior Male National Team D’Tigers expected to open on Monday, Feb. 9. A statement from Femi Adefeso, a member of the NBBF Media Committee, noted that the invited players were expected to report at Parkview Hotel on Sunday…
7 Feb 2015
OPEBI Primary School has emerged winners of this year’s Indomie Noodles U-13 Fab-5 Football Challenge, beating tournament’s favourite, Ebute Metta Primary School 3-1 in the final of the third edition decided at the Campos Mini Stadium in Lagos.   Earlier, Ebute Metta had walloped Jubril Martins Primary School 4-0 to book a place in the…
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6 Feb 2015
THEY have both been involved in some of the best matches of the on-going African Nations Cup, which ends today in Bata. Yet, spectators believe that this encounter involving Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana has all the ingredients to showcase the positive side of the African game after Thursday’s show of shame by hosts, Equatorial Guinea.…
6 Feb 2015
THE national U-17 team, Golden Eaglets, arrived in Sokoto Friday to begin their final preparation towards the forthcoming 11th African U-17 Championship starting next week in neighbouring Niger Republic.   According to a statement by the team’s Media Officer, Morakinyo Abodunrin in Sokoto, “Coach Emmanuel Amuneke led a team of 25 players and eight other…
6 Feb 2015
WELCOME to the final feast. The two teams left standing on the final day of Afcon 2015 are probably the two best teams of the entire championship.     The emergence of Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire at the finish line is confirmation once again that West Africa remains the most dominant region in African football! It…
6 Feb 2015
AT the conclusion of games of the recently ended Glo Premier League Super-Six tournament in Abuja, the verdict is out on some clubs.   Cup holders, Enyimba International were dealt a 2-0 defeat by the U-20 national team, the Flying Eagles, in the second game of the opening day on Saturday and Friday Christopher Nwosu,…
6 Feb 2015
Kicks Morocco Out Of 2017, 2017 AFCON AFRICAN football chiefs Friday hit Equatorial Guinea with a $100,000 fine for unrest in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final between the hosts and Ghana in which 36 fans were injured. But the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said that despite disturbances blamed on Equatorial Guinea fans in…

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