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Nigeria to host African Wrestling Championship, first time in 42 years

Nigeria and Tunisia had bid to host the 2018 Africa Wrestling Championships.

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Afrobasket 2017: Nigeria defeat DR Congo, face Egypt today

The team battled to an impressive 84-47 win over the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Pic.21. Goal mouth melee during Super Eagles’ qualifying match with the Squirrels of Benin Republic in Kano on Saturday (19/8/17). Eagles won 2-0 to qualify for Championship of African Nations, Kenya 2018.
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Nigeria beat Benin Republic to CHAN ticket

The nervy win means the Nigerians scale through 2-1 on aggregate.

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Mourinho praises team as Man United beat Swansea City silly

United’s huge goals’ difference looks almost certain to keep them on top for yet another week.

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Nigeria’s Basketball team, D’Tigress, begin Afrobasket campaign on winning note

The team thrashed their Mozambican counterparts.

CHAN Eagles

Four matches to watch | Eagles seek Benin payback while Spurs await Chelsea at Wembley

Benin beat Nigeria for the first time ever.

Florence Omagbemi

Omagbemi, Aubameyang shortlisted for top FIFA awards

According to FIFA, the final winner will be decided by votes.

Former Super Eagles winger, Finidi George. [Photo credit: Connect Nigeria]

NFF to interview Finidi George, 58 others for coaching roles

The interview takes place at NFF Secretariat, Abuja on Tuesday.

Aliko Dangote

Dangote wants to buy Arsenal and sack Arsene Wenger

Mr. Dangote plans to make a takeover offer after completing his refinery in Lagos.

Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema celebrates scoring their second goal. Photograph: Juan Medina/Reuters

‎#ElClassico: Madrid defeat Barcelona, win Super Cup

Real thus won 5-1 on aggregate.

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2017 Afrobasket: D’Tigress to depart for Mali on Wednesday

The team will start its campaign against Mozambique on Saturday.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo slammed with five-match ban

The Portuguese striker received an automatic one-match ban for his dismissal.

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Chelsea treating me like a criminal– Costa

The striker is seeking a move back to Spain in the transfer window.

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#ElClassico: Ronaldo sees red as Real Madrid defeat Barcelona

Despite being one-man down, the visitors scored a third goal through Marco Asensio.

Plateau United team

Nigeria League Review: Plateau United go six points clear

The leaders defeated their closest challengers 1-0.

CHAN Eagles

CHAN Qualifiers: Benin Republic defeat Nigeria

The CHAN Eagles will hope to turn the table in the second leg.

Romelu Lukaku celebrates. Photograph: Dave Thompson/AP

EPL: Lukaku fires Manchester United to top spot

Sunday’s win is Jose Mourinho’s biggest win as a Manchester United manager.

Olusoji Fasuba

INTERVIEW: Why Nigeria is failing in athletics – Coach who helped set African record

Fasuba ran the 100m in a time of 9.85 seconds to set a new African record in Doha, Qatar on May 12, 2006.

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12:  Muktar Edris of Ethiopia does the "Mobot" as Mohamed Farah of Great Britain looks on after crossing the finishline in the Men's 5000 Metres final during day nine of the 16th IAAF World Athletics Championships London 2017 at The London Stadium on August 12, 2017 in London, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Edris ends Farah’s invincibility in final race

“I gave it all but I had nothing left at the end,” a crestfallen and emotional Farah said.

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Usain Bolt pulls up injured in final race of his career

Britain won gold in the 4x100m men’s relay.

Burnley’s Stephen Ward fires in the second goal. Photograph: Craig Mercer/CameraSport/Getty Images

Chelsea start Premier League title defence on losing note

Nigeria’s Victor Moses could only watch from the stands as he is on suspension for the Premier League opener.

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Four matches to watch: Top 2 NPFL teams battle as Chicarito returns to Old Trafford

Jose Mourinho will like to win his first match of the season.

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Giroud hands Arsenal dramatic win over Leicester city

The late goal help Arsenal escape a third successive Premier League opening day defeat.

Chukwuebuka Enekwechi

IAAF World Championships: Team Nigeria continues poor run in London

The only hope for medals for Nigeria is now in the 4x400m and 4x100m Women’s relays.

Arsenal players celebrate winning the penalty shoot-out. Photograph: Hannah Mckay/Reuters

LIVE UPDATES: Arsenal vs Leicester City as Premier League starts with a bang

There is so much Nigerian interests attached to this game with at least three Nigerians expected to taste action.