Category: Nigeria

Nigeria Police Games 2020: The Thrills, The Gains and More – THISDAY Newspapers
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Nigeria Police Games 2020: The Thrills, The Gains and More – THISDAY Newspapers

By Frank Mba Come Saturday, February 29, 2020 at exactly 12noon, the Nigeria Police 12th Biennial Games will kick-off at the famous Ekwueme Square in the beautiful and serene city of Awka, the Anambra State capital. The historic event which has as its theme “Promoting Community Policing through Sports” will be declared open by the…

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Nigeria, others lack discipline to win World Cup, says Babayaro – New Telegraph Newspaper
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Nigeria, others lack discipline to win World Cup, says Babayaro – New Telegraph Newspaper

…ex-Eagles’ defender plays down ’96 Olympics glory …blasts Yobo’s appointment Former Super Eagles defender Celestine Babayaro has said that Nigeria and others African countries are not ripe to win the FIFA World Cup. The former Chelsea FC defender attended two editions of the FIFA World Cup; he was in the Nigeria’s squad that crashed out…

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Nigeria: Mammoth Crowd Attend Funeral Prayer for Pillars Team Manager, Baleria – AllAfrica.com
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Nigeria: Mammoth Crowd Attend Funeral Prayer for Pillars Team Manager, Baleria – AllAfrica.com

Thousands of Muslim ummah attended the funeral prayer for Kano Pillars FC Team Manager, Kabiru Baleria who died yesterday at Doctor’s clinic in Kano municipality. According to the Media Officer of the NPFL side, Malam Rilwanu Idris Malikawa, the prayer was led by Chief Imam of Murtala mosque in Kano metropolitan, shiek Kabiru Badamasi Dan’taura…

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Nigeria’s Anyanacho qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympics – TheCable
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Nigeria’s Anyanacho qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympics – TheCable

Nigeria’s Elizabeth Anyanacho has beaten Gabon’s Urgence Mouega to qualify for the taekwondo event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The 20-year-old secured the historic berth after defeating the five-time continental medalist 12 to 5 points in the -67kg category to become the second Nigerian female Taekwando athlete to qualify for the tournament. Princess Dudu was the first…

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Nigeria: Super Eagles Fail to Move in Latest FIFA Ranking – AllAfrica – Top Africa News
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Nigeria: Super Eagles Fail to Move in Latest FIFA Ranking – AllAfrica – Top Africa News

Nigeria remained unmoved at number 31 in the latest FIFA rankings for the month of February released yesterday. The African champions were adjudged the same rank in the world according to the ranking released in December 2019. Gernot Rohr’s are now Africa’s third best nation behind Senegal and Tunisia, while Algeria and Morocco complete the…

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Nigeria: Super Eagles Fail to Move in Latest FIFA Ranking – AllAfrica – Top Africa News

Nigeria remained unmoved at number 31 in the latest FIFA rankings for the month of February released yesterday. The African champions were adjudged the same rank in the world according to the ranking released in December 2019. Gernot Rohr’s are now Africa’s third best nation behind Senegal and Tunisia, while Algeria and Morocco complete the…

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Twitter Nigeria loved Odion Ighalo’s Manchester United debut – Pulse Nigeria
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Twitter Nigeria loved Odion Ighalo’s Manchester United debut – Pulse Nigeria

Ighalo who joined Manchester United on loan until the end of the season made his debut for the Red Devils in their 2-0 away win at Chelsea on Monday night. The Nigerian striker was brought in in the 90th minute to make a cameo at Stamford Bridge. Ighalo played for about six minutes but for…

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Nigeria assistant coach: NFF boss defends Joseph Yobo appointment – BBC Sport
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Nigeria assistant coach: NFF boss defends Joseph Yobo appointment – BBC Sport

Joseph Yobo was the last Nigerian man to captain the Super Eagles to Africa Cup of Nations successNigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick has defended the choice of Joseph Yobo as assistant coach of the senior national team, amid a huge public outcry over his appointment last week. The former captain, 39, replaces Imama…

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Basketball: Nigeria’s D’Tigress going to Tokyo Olympics – P.M. News

D’Tigress Tokyo Bound Nigeria’s senior women’s national Basketball Team, D’Tigress have booked a ticket to the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo. The team qualified despite losing 64-70 to host-Serbia in their second group game at the ongoing FIBA Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament. Mozambique’s quest to qualify ahead of Nigeria suffered a heavy knock as they…

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‘The Bull’, Nigeria’s new football ambassador by Segun Odegbami – Vanguard
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‘The Bull’, Nigeria’s new football ambassador by Segun Odegbami – Vanguard

Two weeks ago, the federal government announced the appointment of a new Football Ambassador for Nigeria. It did not come as a complete surprise because, somehow, I knew it was coming. Daniel ‘the Bull’ Amokachi, becomes only the third football player in Nigeria’s history, since Independence in 1960, to be made a Football Ambassador. The…

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EPL: Arsenal confirm deal for Nigeria defender, Olowu – Daily Post Nigeria
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EPL: Arsenal confirm deal for Nigeria defender, Olowu – Daily Post Nigeria

English Premier League (EPL) giants, Arsenal has confirmed that Nigerian defender, Joseph Olowu, has left the club to join Cork City on loan for the rest of the season. Olowu, 20, joined the Gunners from Charlton Athletic at aged 13. The player signed his first professional contract with Arsenal in December 2017. Arsenal disclosed this…

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Weightlifting: Nigeria lifters runs riot at Uzbekistan C’ship – Blueprint newspapers Limited
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Weightlifting: Nigeria lifters runs riot at Uzbekistan C’ship – Blueprint newspapers Limited

Nigerian Weightlifters have won a total number of 9 medals at ongoing International Solidarity Weightlifting Championship in Uzbekistan. The country’s representatives picked six gold and three bronze medals on the first day of the championship, which has lifters from 47 countries competing with the aim of qualifying for this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.…

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Nigeria v USA – Highlights – FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament 2020 – FIBA
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Nigeria v USA – Highlights – FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament 2020 – FIBA

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ABUJA 2020: NIGERIA WIN BIG AT PARA POWERLIFTING WORLD CUP – Sports247
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ABUJA 2020: NIGERIA WIN BIG AT PARA POWERLIFTING WORLD CUP – Sports247

The Para Power lifting World Cup came to an end at the international conference centre, Abuja today after an eventful three days. The world cup hosted in Africa for the first time ended with the host, Nigeria claiming a total of 45 medals in both senior and junior categories of the tournament as the team…

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Nigeria v Mozambique – Highlights – FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament 2020 – FIBA
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Nigeria v Mozambique – Highlights – FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament 2020 – FIBA

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