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Bendel Insurance

NPFL Review: Bendel Insurance, El-Kanemi, six other clubs relegated

Lobi Stars and Enyimba have qualified for the Super Six.

The match between Valencia and Barcelona where Valencia won the Copa Del Rey (Photo Credit: Marca)

Valencia defeat Barcelona to win Copa del Rey

Kevin Gameiro and Rodrigo Moreno struck first-half goals to give Marcelino’s dominant Valencia control of the final.

Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung,

Sports Minister Dalung dares IAAF, gives no commitment to repay ‘missing’ $130,000

Mr Dalung, who may not return in the next Buhari cabinet, alleges blackmail.

2019 Okpekpe Race: New Record as Bahrain, Kenya athletes win top prize

There was excitement in the Nigerian category where a couple emerged victorious in male and female categories.

The Flying Eagles celebrating one of their goals

Nigeria 4 – 0 Qatar (Players Ratings)

The Nigeria Flying Eagles got to a bright start.

The Flying Eagles celebrating one of their goals

FIFA U20 World Cup: Nigeria’s Flying Eagles start with big win over Qatar

The teams return to action on Monday, when Qatar face Ukraine and Nigeria encounter USA.

Serena Williams

Serena remains America’s best hope at French Open

While there is a host of contenders on the women’s side, U.S. tennis fans can feel less optimistic about the men’s chances.

The Flying Eagles team

Nigeria Vs Qatar (LIVE UPDATES): Flying Eagles kickoff campaign at FIFA U-20 World Cup

Before heading to Poland for the World Cup, the Flying Eagles finished fourth at the U20 Africa Cup of Nations.

2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations

FIFA U20 World Cup: Five top Nigeria players to watch in Poland

The Flying Eagles will be starting their campaign on Friday, against their counterparts from Qatar.

U20 Poland 2019 World Cup (Photo Credit: Facebook.com)

FIFA U20 World Cup: Hosts Poland lose opening game, Senegal set new record

Poland’s ambitions at the tournament rest squarely on the shoulders of defender Sebastian Walukiewicz.

Flying Eagles: Photo Credit: Thenff.com

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Nigeria’s Flying Eagles target bright start against Qatar

The group is aware of the pedigree of Nigeria at the FIFA U20 World Cup and cannot afford to under-perform.

A former Nigeria U-20 coach, John Obuh. [PHOTO CREDIT: Kickoff.com]

INTERVIEW: What I expect from Nigeria at FIFA U20 World Cup – Ex Flying Eagles Coach

The ex-coach speaks on why he thinks an African team may win the prestigious cup this time around.

Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda is dead

Lauda is the only man to have won the drivers’ title for both Ferrari and McLaren.

Kano Pillars football team

NPFL Round Up: Kano Pillars qualify for Super Six

In Uyo, Akwa United and Abia Warriors played out a thrilling 2-2 draw.

Solomon Ogbeide

Top Nigerian coach Solomon Ogbeide is dead

Ogbeide until his death was in charge of Lobi Stars of Markurdi who emerged as NPFL champions last season and represented Nigeria in the CAF Champions League.

Kwara Utd players, officials protest unpaid salaries, barricade ministry’s entrance

Players say they have not been paid sign-on fees for five to six years and salaries since March.

Rafael Nadal (Photo Credit: SkySports)

Imperious Nadal blows away Djokovic to land 9th Rome title

Nadal got off to a flying start by whitewashing Djokovic in the opening set.

The Google Doodle for Samuel Okwaraji. [PHOTO CREDIT: Google]

Nigerians, Google honour Samuel Okwaraji

Samuel Okwaraji would have been 55 today, May 19, 2019.

Super Falcons

WAFU Cup: Nigeria’s Super Falcons beat Cote d’Ivoire to emerge champions

On the whole, the African champions scored 23 goals in the tournament, conceding only two.

Football legends from Nigeria and other African countries converged today at the Agege Stadium to play a testimonial football match in my honour; to mark the end of my tenure as the Governor of Lagos State. [Photo: @AkinwunmiAmbode]

Ambode Testimonial Match: Kanu, Martins score as Nigerian legends play against African counterparts

The Nigerian legends team was coached by former Super Eagles Coach, Bonfrere Jo.

Manchester City

Sterling nets hat-trick as Man City win sixth FA Cup title in style

This will be Manchester City’s 11th appearance in an FA Cup Final and their first since 2013, when they lost 0-1 to Wigan.

Four matches to watch this weekend

Plateau chase NPFL survival as City chase unprecedented treble while in Germany and Turkey, exciting endings await.

Gov. Akinwumi Ambode [in Super Eagles Jersey] pose with African football legends [Photo: @AkinwunmiAmbode]

Finidi George, El Hadji Diouf, Seydou Keita, others in Lagos for Ambode testimonial match

The outgoing governor said the sense of brotherhood in sports must be played up for the benefits of the continent.

Massimiliano Allegri[PHOTO CREDIT: Juventus.com]

Juventus sack manager, Allegri

Allegri was appointed in July 2014 as the new head coach of Juventus, replacing Antonio Conte who had resigned.

Super Falcons

WAFU Cup: Nigeria’s Super Falcons beat Ghana to final ticket

Thursday’s result is sweet revenge for the Super Falcons who lost on penalties to Ghana at the same stage last year.