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President Buhari hails Super Eagles for AFCON 2019 qualification

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the Super Eagles of Nigeria on their qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations following the score draw against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Johannesburg Saturday. Super Eagles The President joins millions of football-loving Nigerians in commending the team for their...
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CAS rejects Kenya’s appeal on 2018 Women’s AFCON

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has registered and rejected an urgent appeal filed by the Football Kenya Federation against the decision taken by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). CAF appoints Congolese referees for Nigeria, Libya clash The world sports appellate body, in a letter dated...
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Ghana, South Africa, Cameroon plot to topple Super Falcons

The Africa Women Cup of Nations (AFCON) has become “Mission stop the Super Falcons” for the tournament’s seven other participants. Super Falcons Nigerian football shall be great again – Ikpea Hosts Ghana, along with South Africa, Algeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Mali and Zambia, are gearing up for the...
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South Africa v Nigeria: Big match, big absentees

•Injuries, suspensions mean opportunities for others – Rohr Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr rues the injuries and suspension that has robbed him of four of his regulars for Saturday’s crucial 2019 AFCON qualifier against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, but is comforted that the situation has presented opportunities...
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Why Joshua must fight in America – Peter Oboh

Former British light heavyweight champion and World Boxing Association (WBA) Inter-Continental light heavyweight champion, Peter Oboh has said Anthony Joshua should damn whatever anybody is saying and go to America and fight. Anthony Joshua WHO cautions against misuse of antibiotics Speaking on insinuations that Joshua’s camp were fending...
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Is Nigeria still the giant of Africa?

By Yemi Olus Several weeks ago, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) formally awarded the 2022 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) to Senegal, making it the first ever African country to host the Olympics. The competition has been tagged ‘Dakar 2022’. Other bidders for the competition included Botswana, Nigeria and...
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2019 AFCON: We need to stifle Eagles, says Baxter

South Africa coach, Stuart Baxter, has disclosed his side’s game plan against Nigeria ahead of both teams’ 2019 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifying clash on Saturday. AFCON We don’t think Fintechs can disrupt banks — Flutterwave The Bafana Bafana will tackle the Super Eagles at the FNB...
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