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GTBank-Ogun State Principals Cup (Season 5) Semi Finals June 2017

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Students and football lovers in Ogun State defied the torrential rainfall as they trouped out enmass for the semi-final fixtures of the GTBank Ogun State Principals Cup at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abeokuta on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Makun High school, Sagamu and Muslim high school, Isolu kicked off the female fixtures and remained inseparable after extra-time before Muslim High ...

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NBBF Won’t Elect New Board On June 13 – Spokesman


Patrick Omorodion, Head of Media of Nigeria Basketball Federation(NBBF), says the federation’s board elections will not hold on June 13 as earlier fixed by the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports. Omorodion on Monday in Abuja said that NBBF was only bound by the rules of basketball’s world governing body FIBA in organising its elections. “NBBF is bound by the ...

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Mikel scores first goal in Tianjin Teda win

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The Captain of the Super Eagles, John Obi Mikel, scored his first goal for Chinese side, Tianjin Teda, to power them to a 2-0 win over Chongqing Lifan in the Chinese Super League. Mikel recovered from a knock that was supposed to keep him out for ten days, and was handed a start by Coach Jaime Pacheco, who also picked ...

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Iwobi praises Arsenal’s Fighting spirit against Man City


Nigerian Midfielder, Alex iwobi has saluted Arsenal’s fight back in the premier league game against Manchester City The Citizens scored first inside the first five minutes but Theo Walcott equalized for the Gunners. Sergio Aguero restored the lead for the away side before German international, Mustafi settled it at 2-2. The 20-year-old who played as a substituted was proud of ...

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Neymar dedicates 100th goal for Barcelona to team-mates

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  Barcelona star, Neymar thanked his team-mates after scoring his 100th Barcelona goal and joining Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez in the list of Barcelona’s centurion. The 25-year-old Brazilian forward made it a century of goals in 177 matches for the LaLiga titleholders as Barca routed Granada 4-1 on Sunday. Neymar, who arrived at Camp Nou from Santos in 2013 ...

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Wilfred Ndidi happy to score first Premier League goal


Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, has expressed his delight after scoring his first ever Premier League goal on Saturday. Ndidi broke the deadlock for defending champions Leicester City in the 25th minute of their game against Stoke City, blasting into the top corner from 25 yards. Jamie Vardy doubled the Foxes’ advantage in the 46th, to secure their fourth consecutive ...

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Dalung queries NFF’s $500,000 bill for Nigeria, Senegal friendly

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Minister of Youth and Sport, Solomon Dalung, has asked the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), to explain how it spent $500,000 on the international friendly between the Super Eagles and Senegal. The NFF secured the money from sponsors and part of it was supposed to be used to pay players’ appearance fee for the match. The federation reportedly spent all the ...

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