12th African Games: Flying Eagles lose 0-2 to Burkina Faso in final
Nigeria’s Flying Eagles on Friday succumbed to a 0-2 defeat in the hands of Burkina Faso in the final of the men’s football event at the 12th African Games in Rabat, Morocco.
Moroccans protest against US-led Mideast economic plan
Thousands protested Sunday in against a planned conference in Bahrain where the economic component of a US-led plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians is set to be unveiled. Demonstrators gathered in the capital Rabat burned an Israeli flag near Morocco's parliament and shouted "Death to Israel!" and "Death to the United States!" The…
AFN to organise open trials in Abuja ahead of African Games
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) on Friday said that it would organise a national open trials for athletes ahead of the 12th African Games scheduled for Rabat, Morocco. The Secretary of AFN, Elijah Adamu, said in Lagos that the trials would hold from June 24 to June 27, at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium,…