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United States of America-based Uhunoma Naomi Osazuwa waited till the last of the seven events of the heptathlon to upstage front runner, Benin Republic’s Ahouanwanou Odile, to win the gold medal for Team Nigeria yesterday.

The pharmacy graduate won yesterday’s 800m event of the heptathlon... more

Tunisia ’94 Africa Cup of Nations winner Edema Fuludu has warned the national Under-23 team coach Samson Siasia that radically overhauling his squad could   scupper the country’s chances of qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

 

Siasia on Tuesday declared his readiness to... more

Head Coach of the  U-23 National Team, Samson Siasia has attributed the defeat of his team by Burkina Faso in the semi finals of the 11th All-Africa Games football tournament in Brazzaville to his boys’ profligacy in front of goal, and the defenders failing in their duties.

 

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Super Eagles forward, Ahmed Musa, was voted CSKA’s second best player for the month of August.

 

The vote was carried out by fans of the club.

 

According to the club official website, Musa who skippered the Eagles in their 0-0 draw against Tanzania at the weekend,... more

Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh will get a good chance to test more players when they welcome next-door neigbours Niger in a friendly today in Port Harcourt.

 

“We need to play more friendly matches like the one against Niger as this will help the players fully understand the new... more

Super Eagles midfielder Lukman Haruna has blamed the unfriendly weather conditions in Tanzania for his unimpressive performance against the Taifa Stars in their Gabon 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Dar es Salaam on Saturday.

 

Tanzania held the Super Eagles to a goalless... more

With the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) searchlight on drug cheats ahead of the Beijing 2015 World Championships, the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has revealed that all its 17 athletes for the competition are ‘clean.’

 

The 2015 IAAF World... more

Rangers International of Enugu have advanced to the semi-final of this year’s Federation Cup after a 3-0 spanking of El-Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri in one of the quarter-final matches played yesterday.

 

Odah Onorode was the hero of the Enugu side with a brace in the 60th and 68th... more

It became clear last night that the Nigeria Football Federation may not endorse the candidature of former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu for Fifa Presidency.

 

Kalu is in the news for the office of Fifa president which Sepp Blatter will vacate soon.

 

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Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Sunday Oliseh, will return to the country next week, as preparations hit top gear for next month’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Tanzania in Dar es Salaam.

 

The former Super Eagles’ captain is presently in the United Kingdom with his... more