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Nigerian club sacks 27 players

The club seeks promotion to the elite division of the Nigerian league.

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FIFA publishes report of inquiry into Russia 2018, Qatar 2022 World Cup bids

The report identifies conduct by Qatar 2022 that may not have met the standards set out by FIFA.

‎The French coach has signed the highly rated Nigerian striker, Henry Onyekuru [Photo: Ducor Sports]

Everton sign 20-year old Nigerian striker

The striker is expected to be taking in as much as 40,000 pounds weekly.

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Crystal Palace appoint Frank de Boer manager

de Boer is only the second non-British manager of the club.

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Nigerian-born NBA star, Antetokounmpo, returns to Greece

The brothers were born in Greece to Nigerian parents, but as children they sold trinkets on the streets of Athens to get by.

Cameroon Coach, Hugo Broos [Photo: lionindomptable.com]

FIFA Confederation Cup: Cameroon Coach ‘not surprised’ by loss to Germany

Cameroon was knocked out of the FIFA Confederation Cup in Russia on Sunda

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Jose Mourinho’s father dies

Felix Mourinho was a footballer and coach.

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FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final

The progress means Portugal are on course for a second trophy in two years.

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Lagos moves to add scrabble to schools’ curriculum

“We have coaches who go into the schools to train the students every day.”

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Victor Anichebe joins Chinese Club

Beijing Enterprises are 11th in China’s 16-team League One.

Cameroon were forced to a 1-1 draw by Australia [Photo: Daily Mirror]

FIFA Confederation Cup: Germany, Chile end tie in stalemate

Cameroon were forced to a 1-1 draw by Australia.

Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung

ANALYSIS: Sports in Nigeria is being run into the abyss

Nigeria is yet to produce an Olympic 100m gold medalist despite apparent potential.

The Super Eagles squad for the 2019 AFCON qualifying match against Bafana Bafana of South Africa, in Uyo on Saturday (10/6/17). Bafana Bafana won 2-0.
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How Eagles should prepare for Cameroon clash

The two teams will meet in August.

Portugal Vs Russia in 2017 Federation Cup. [Image: RT.com]

FIFA Confederations Cup: Ronaldo’s header sinks hosts Russia

Portugal wins in front of a crowd of 42,759 in Moscow.

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FIFA Confederations Cup: Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand

Mexico ended the day as Group A leaders with four points, ahead of Portugal on goal difference.

Jose Mourinho [Photo: Standard.co.uk]

Mourinho accused of tax fraud

The prosecutors are investigating his time as Real Madrid’s head coach between 2010 and 2013.

Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung

Minister manipulated Nigeria sports federation elections to cover up fraud – Candidate

Mr. Thomas, a prominent sports journalist, said Mr. Dalung assembled a biased electoral organising team.

Chile's midfielder Arturo Vidal (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the 2017 Confederations Cup group B football match between Cameroon and Chile at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow on June 18, 2017. Yuri KADOBNOV / AFP

FIFA Confederation Cup: Cameroon start on losing note

The African champions lost to the South American champions.

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Nigeria League Review: Sunshine, Shooting Stars ease relegation worries with home wins

Despite the wins, Sunshine and Shooting Stars are 17th and 18th respectively on the NPFL log.

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Four matches to watch | Russia needs good start as Ronaldo goes against Sanchez

Plateau United are hoping to down Warriors in Umuahia.

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IAAF Diamond League: Okagbare fumbles in Oslo

While Okagbare continues in her bid to secure a ticket for the Long Jump event, she is already in for the 100m and 200m events.

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Coach sacked for leading team to beat opponent 25-0

The coach says he has done nothing wrong.