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Nigeria’s Aiyelabegan Sukurat in action at the ongoing African junior championship in Accra PHOTO CREDIT: NTTF Media

Table Tennis: Nigeria starts on winning note in Africa Championships

Nigeria recorded victory on Day One at the ongoing ITTF African Junior and Cadet Championships in Accra, Ghana. The championship that witnessed 19 teams but only two countries in the boys and girls events will berth in the finals of the 2019 ITTF World Junior Championship that would take place…

During the draws at the MKO Abiola Stadium. PHOTO Credit: Hassan Abdulsalam

Ogun State FA Cup kicks off on Monday

The Ogun state FA Cup (Aiteo Cup) is set to kick off on Monday at two different stadia in the state. A Nigeria Professional Football League club, Remo stars, and 14 other clubs will fight for the state's slot at the National Aiteo Cup this year. The draw for this…

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NPFL: Remo Stars vow to pick first away win in Enugu

Remo Stars Football Club Head Coach, Daniel Ogunmodede, is confident that his team can secure their first away win in the 2019 Nigeria Professional Football League this weekend. The Sky Blue Stars will be taking on Enugu Rangers in one of the matchday 12 games of the NPFL. Ogunmodede said…

Basketball World Cup: Nigeria’s D’Tigers to face Argentina, Russia, Korea

The Nigeria men’s basketball team, D'Tigers, will be battling against former Champions, Argentina, Russia and Korea in Group B of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup billed to take place in China later this year. The draw was conducted on Saturday at Shenzhen Bay Arena in China. D’Tigers are staging…

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NPFL: Remo Stars celebrate first win in Sagamu

The Ogun State-based football club, Remo stars, on Sunday recorded their first win in Sagamu after defeating Wikki Tourist 2-1 in a rescheduled NPFL matchday two fixture. The Sky Blue Stars were banished to Osogbo after their first game of the season at the Gateway Stadium ended in a stalemate…

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NPFL: Remo Stars back To Sagamu after three-match ban

Remo Stars Football Club will return to the Gateway International Stadium, Sagamu, for the first time this weekend since after they were hit with a stadium ban following the crowd violence that greeted their Match Day Three encounter against Bendel Insurance. The Sky Blues will be playing host to Wikki…

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FIFA U20 World Cup: Flying Eagles to face USA, Qatar, Ukraine

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria will battle with reigning CONCACAF champions, USA, as well as Qatar and Ukraine in Group D at the FIFA U20 World cup in Poland. The draws for the 22nd edition of the Fifa Under-20 World Cup were conducted in Gdynia, Poland on Sunday. The Flying…

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FIFA slams transfer ban, heavy fine on Chelsea

The world football governing body, FIFA, has placed a ban on Chelsea Football Club from signing players for the next two transfer windows. The English club has also been slammed with a fine of £400,000. It is understood that Chelsea are being punished having been found guilty by FIFA of…

FIFA mourns late Taiwo Ogunjobi as family picks burial date

The world football governing body, FIFA, has joined in mourning the demise of the former secretary-general of then NFA, Taiwo Ogunjobi, who died on Monday last week. FIFA through its President, Gianni Infantino, in a letter on Tuesday, addressed to President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, paid tribute to…

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NPFL: Remo Stars, Bendel Insurance coaches react after stalemate

Newly promoted side, Bendel Insurance, picked a point away from home in their debut game in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) at the gateway international stadium, Sagamu. The game ended in a 1-1 draw, as the away team went in front in the 54th minutes with a goal from…