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“2020 Olympics could be my last”- Blessing Oborududu
African games gold medalist in 68kg, Blessing Oborududu has declared her readiness to qualify for the Olympics after missing out on automatic tickets from the 2019 World Wrestling Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan also hinting that it could be her last competitive outing. The world number 4 female wrestler told brila.net that she has plans to […] The post “2020 Olympics could be my last”- Blessing Oborududu appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Olympic bound rower Esther Tokoh calls for early prepation and trianing tour
Nigeria rowing gold medalist, Esther Tokoh Tamarameabi has expressed her excitement following her qualification for the 2020 Olympics and gold medal at the Africa Rowing tournament but also revealed that it was no easy feat but has dedicated her win to God, hard work and focus. The former Canoeing champion who switched to rowing in […] The post Olympic bound rower Esther Tokoh calls for early prepation and trianing tour appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Sam Ahmedu says NBBF will choose worthy representative for BAL 2020 when league commence
President of FIBA Africa Zone 3, Rtd. Col. Sam Ahmedu has stated that the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) hopes the Nigerian Men’s Basketball league will start soon and believes the country still have enough time to prepare and pick representatives for the inaugural Basketball Africa League having drawn bye into the main competition set to […] The post Sam Ahmedu says NBBF will choose worthy representative for BAL 2020 when league commence appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Oshoala On Target As Barcelona Ladies Thrash Minsk 5-0 In Champions League Clash
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I may not celebrate a win against MFM, says Heartland Boss Ilechukwu
Former MFM FC coach Fidelis Illechukwu has said that he might not celebrate if his team Heartland FC defeat his former side MFM FC in the first match of the NPFL league season.  Ilechukwu told brila.net exclusively that the match is going to be a tough one because most of my players there have been […] The post I may not celebrate a win against MFM, says Heartland Boss Ilechukwu appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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NFF Chief Sanusi backs Eagles to beat Togo silly in Agege
NFF scribe Dr. Mohammed Sanusi says he is optimistic that if the Togolese are capable of scoring four goals in their own ground, we, Super Eagles should be ready to score them 6 goals here in Agege. Speaking to brila.net, the general secretary of the NFF highlighted the importance of Nigeria to always be positive […] The post NFF Chief Sanusi backs Eagles to beat Togo silly in Agege appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Eaglets shove aside Korea, ready for World Cup
Golden Eaglets of Nigeria showed class as they defeated South Korea 4-2 in their second friendly game played at HWT Sports Academy in Sao Paulo on Wednesday evening. Samson Tijani’s shot outside the box was headed into the goal by Divine Nwachukwu in the 6th minute. It was an early goal, but the South Koreans […] The post Eaglets shove aside Korea, ready for World Cup appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Dikko sues for unity in football family at Match Commissioners’ seminar
NFF’s 2nd Vice President/Chairman, League Management Company, Mallam Shehu Dikko on Thursday called on the nation’s football family to unite stronger than ever, as the present administration pursues the implementation of policies and programmes to take the nation’s game to higher heights of excellence. Speaking at the opening ceremony of this year’s NFF Match Commissioners’ seminar, […] The post Dikko sues for unity in football family at Match Commissioners’ seminar appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Amapakabo picks Ezenwa, Ibrahim, 18 others for Togo
Head Coach Imama Amapakabo has unveiled a list of 20 senior home-based professionals to take on Togo’s Sparrow Hawks in Saturday’s 2020 African Nations Championship qualifying final leg in Lagos. Super Eagles’ goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa tops the list, with Nasarawa United’s stormy forward Sunusi Ibrahim and Akwa United’s Ndifreke Effiong, who netted a brace for […] The post Amapakabo picks Ezenwa, Ibrahim, 18 others for Togo appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Osimhen Wins French Ligue 1 Player Of The Month Award
Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has been named French Ligue 1 player of the month for September after scoring twice and assisting twice in four league appearances for Lille in September. The Nigerian forward beats Algerian star, Islam Slimani, who plays for AS Monaco and Nantes’ Nicolas Pallois to the award. Osimhen was on target […] The post Osimhen Wins French Ligue 1 Player Of The Month Award appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Nigeria Rowing and Canoeing pick Olympic, Paralympic Tickets
Nigeria has picked up three tickets to compete in the Canoeing and Rowing events at the Olympic and Paralympic Games next year in Tokyo. A qualifier in Women’s Canoeing, another in Women’s rowing and Men’s Para-rowing have all punched tickets for Summer games.   Secretary of the Nigeria Canoeing, Rowing and Kayaking Federation Olubunmi Oluode-Ola […] The post Nigeria Rowing and Canoeing pick Olympic, Paralympic Tickets appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Caf Confederation Cup: Asante Kotoko "to make amends" after painful Champions League exit - Annan
The Porcupine Warriors no.1 looks ahead to their encounter with the Ivorian outfit in the continental inter-club championship
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Osimhen Scoops French Ligue 1 Player Of The Month For September
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Ajayi Ready To ‘Kick On’ After Brazil Test
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Odegbami: Nigerian Football – the Shame of a Nation! Conversation with Osasu Obayiuwana.
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Iheanacho To Join Besiktas On Loan In January
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Korean Coach Kim Jung-soo Tips Eaglets For Glory In Brazil
Head Coach of the South Korea U17 side Kim Jung-soo, says Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets is one of the strongest teams in this year’s FIFA U-17 World Cup which will kick off later this month in Brazil.   A brace from Olakunle Olusegun, a goal each from Divine Nwachukwu and Charles Etim helped the five-time world […] The post Korean Coach Kim Jung-soo Tips Eaglets For Glory In Brazil appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Imama Amakapabo Release Final List Of Home Base To Battle Togo
Coach of the home based Super Eagles Imama Amapakabo has released a list of 20 players who will face Togo in the 2nd leg of the CHAN 2020 qualifier in Lagos on Saturday at the Agege Stadium.   The Home base Eagles will hope to battle back from a three goals deficit to claim the […] The post Imama Amakapabo Release Final List Of Home Base To Battle Togo appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Zamalek Club President bans Players from Social Media
Zamalek SC President Mortada Mansour has warned the Club players to steer clear off social media or face sanctions. The controversial Zamalek President, who’s known for his outspoken personality, warned off the players, to choose between the club or their social media activities.   In a video, released on his official Youtube channel, the 67-year-old […] The post Zamalek Club President bans Players from Social Media appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Chukwueze’s Villarreal, Atletico Madrid To Play LaLiga Match In Miami
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Ex Eagles Forward says NFF Deliberately Shuns former Players who Can Improve Nigeria Football
Former Super Eagles forward Benedict Akwuegbu has criticized the conscious efforts of ‘people in the NFF’ to restrict the involvement of more ex footballers in the administration of the game in the Country. Akwuegbu graduated through the youth system, playing for the National U16 and U20 sides before breaking into the Super Eagles.   He […] The post Ex Eagles Forward says NFF Deliberately Shuns former Players who Can Improve Nigeria Football appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Anthony Joshua sparring ‘chubby’ fighters to prepare for Andy Ruiz Jr
Anthony Joshua is intensifying preparation for one of the most important bouts of his career  against Andy Ruiz Jr slated for December 7 in Saudi Arabia. AJ will square up against Andy Ruiz Jr for a rematch in a bid to regain his WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight titles.   American Ruiz shocked the boxing […] The post Anthony Joshua sparring ‘chubby’ fighters to prepare for Andy Ruiz Jr appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Agali Excited with the blend of experience and youth in Eagles
Former Super Eagles striker and ex international, Victor Agali has expressed his satisfaction with the nice blend of youth and experience in the current Super Eagles team, as majority of the national team players continue to impress for their respective clubs, while playing in some of the top leagues in the world. Agali, speaking with […] The post Agali Excited with the blend of experience and youth in Eagles appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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ICC don charge some Cricketers
Skippo Mohammad Naveed dey among one of the three United Arab Emirates players wey dem provisionally suspend after dem charge dem under the International Cricket Council (ICC) anti-corruption code. Naveed dey face plenty charges, including one  agreement to carry fix matches for the World Twenty20 qualifiers wey dey come up.   Im Fellow seamer wey […] The post ICC don charge some Cricketers appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Chukwu: Nigeria’s next match will be better
Following Sunday’s 1-1 draw between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and their opponents Brazil in Singapore, former technical committee member of the Nigeria Football Federation, Christian Chukwu has stated that he remains happy the team didn’t lose the match. Speaking with brila.net, Chukwu added that Gernot Rohr is now very aware as to the areas […] The post Chukwu: Nigeria’s next match will be better appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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England women fit set chacha record
Tori say dem fit set record attendance for women’s match for the United Kingdom after England announce say dem don sell out their Wembley friend friend kasala against Germany. The game go shele on 9 November for the 90,000-seat stadium  and e fit beat the b4 record of 80,203 wey dem record for the 2012 […] The post England women fit set chacha record appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Ezeji: LMC has to do more concerning security ahead of new season
NPFL legend and player advisor, Victor Ezeji has called on the League Management Company, LMC, to improve the area of security ahead of the new season, especially for the referees, as they stand the risk of dancing to the tune of clubs whose fans threaten to beat them up and wound them. Speaking with brila.net, […] The post Ezeji: LMC has to do more concerning security ahead of new season appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Coco Gauff don fall hand
Tennis smallie player wey be Coco Gauff don fall hand comot for the first round for Luxembourg Open just days after she kolobi her first WTA title.   American world number 71 wey be Gauff, 15, chop am 6-4 6-0 for the hand of Russian eighth seed wey be Anna Blinkova for just 59 minutes. […] The post Coco Gauff don fall hand appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Abia Warriors Will Challenge For The Title – Deutsch
The technical adviser of Abia Warriors , Emmanuel Duetsch is optimistic that his side will have an outstanding season in coming 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League Season.   Deutsch left Delta Force to join the Abia based team in the middle of last season and the Cameroonian went on to rescue team from dropping to […] The post Abia Warriors Will Challenge For The Title – Deutsch appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Besiktas To Rescue Iheanacho From Foxes Nightmare
Nigerian attacker Kelechi Iheanacho has emmerged as transfer target for Turkish Super Lig side Besiktas.   Reported in the Turkish media has it that Ahmet Nur Cebi who is constesting for the position of Club’s presidency has vowed to bring the former Manchester City youngster Kelechi Iheanacho to the  Vodafone Park next season.   Talks […] The post Besiktas To Rescue Iheanacho From Foxes Nightmare appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Oshoala And Oghiabekhva To Clash In UEFA Women’s Champions League
Nigerian Captain Asisat Oshoala has disclosed that her team Barcelona Feminine will attempt to go all the way in this season’s UEFA women’s Champions league.   Barcelona will take on Belarusian side Minsk in the first leg of the round of 16 on Thursday at the Estadi Johan Cruyff before going to Stadion FK Minsk […] The post Oshoala And Oghiabekhva To Clash In UEFA Women’s Champions League appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Rangers Keen To Sign Nigerian Midfielder On A Permanent Deal
Scottish giants Glasgow Rangers have shown interest in signing Nigerian-born forward Sheyi Ojo on a permanent basis.   Ojo who failed to break into Liverpool’s line squad arrived Rangers in the summer and has contributed 9 goals  in 17 league appearances for the Steven Gerrard’s men.   Manager Steven Gerrard is a big admirer of […] The post Rangers Keen To Sign Nigerian Midfielder On A Permanent Deal appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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MFM And Enyimba Share The Spoils In Agege
Nigeria Professional Football League ( NPFL ) clubs, MFM and Enyimba shared the spoils in a friendly game at Soccer Temple Agege Stadium on Wednesday.   Enyimba who are preparing for their CAF Confederations Cup game with South Africans side Galaxy confronted the home side with all their big guns.   New MFM coach Tony […] The post MFM And Enyimba Share The Spoils In Agege appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Selection Headache For Rohr Over AFCON Qualifiers Sqaud
Coach Gernot Rohr hinted that some of his top players that missed the friendly against Ukraine and Brazil are not out of the sqaud to face Lesotho and Benin Republic in next month 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.   Team captain Ahmed Musa, midfilder Ogenekharo Etebo, defender Ola Aina and winger Samuel Kalu missed […] The post Selection Headache For Rohr Over AFCON Qualifiers Sqaud appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Cameroon Drops Eto’o From World Cup Squad
Etienne Eto’o Pineda, son of Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o has been dropped from the junior Indomitable lions final squad for the upcoming World Cup in Brazil.   Young Eto’o who’s eligible to represent Spain joined up with the Cameroonian squad in order to be included in the team’s final 21 to the World Cup , […] The post Cameroon Drops Eto’o From World Cup Squad appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Mba Seeks Return To Football After Two Years Out
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