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  • Rohr: We won’t allow Messi distract us

    Bunmi Ogunyale Super Eagles’ manager, Gernot Rohr has boasted that there are no special plans to man-mark Lionel Messi in their final group game against Argentina in Russia. The Franco-German gaffer maintained in an interview with South African based football magazine, Soccer Laduma that other methods would be employed to stop the Argentine as man-marking…

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  • Super Eagles, Argentina World Cup Group D match sold out

    Super Eagles Group D match against Argentina on June 26 in Saint Petersburg has been sold out, but not so for Nigeria’s two other group games against Croatia and Iceland. The most expensive ticket for these group games goes for over N70,000. All three group games of Egypt have been sold out – Egypt vs…

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  • NNL boss excited over Samson Siasia Stadium turf

    Chairman of the nation’s second tier league, NNL, Offor Okenwa has described the Samson Siasia Stadium turf in Yenagoa as simply magnificent. Okenwa who was in Yenagoa to inspect the 10, 000 capacity arena ahead of the new season said he was impressed with what he saw declaring: “The pitch in Yenagoa is simply magnificent….

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  • CCC: Al Ittihad charters flight for Akwa United clash

    Experienced CAF Club contenders, Al Ittihad of Libya will fly directly from Tripoli to Uyo today courtesy of a private jet that has been put at the disposal of the club by shareholders from the oil rich country of Libya. ​An advance party led by Mr. Abushawashi Snoussi that arrived Lagos last Tuesday aboard Royal…

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  • NBB of C, Monarch Promotions line up WBU fights for April 7

    Joe Apu The Nigeria Boxing Board of Control, NBB of C in conjunction with US based Monarch Promotions have lined up two World Boxing Union title bouts in an event tagged Boxfest on April 7 at the Eko Convention Centre. According to the President of the NBB of C, Dr. Rafiu Ladipo, the event which…

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  • Kane out until April with ligament damage

    Tottenham and England striker, Harry Kane will be out until next month after damaging ankle ligaments in Sunday’s Premier League win over Bournemouth. Spurs said in a statement that “preliminary assessments” confirmed the injury after a scan on Monday. Kane, who has scored 35 goals for Spurs this season, injured his right ankle in a…

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  • Federer: I want to play Nadal

    Roger Federer is eager to see if his recent progress will help him fare better against Rafael Nadal on the clay-court surface. Federer returned from an injury lay-off to win the Australian Open last year in what was his first Grand Slam title since 2012. The Swiss legend followed it up with titles in Indian…

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  • Joshua spots Wilder, Parker differences

    Anthony Joshua was quite complimentary about forthcoming opponent Joseph Parker as the two champions prepare to trade blows in a blockbuster event on March 31. Four world heavyweight titles will be on the line when WBA, IBF and IBO champion Joshua faces WBO holder Parker at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. In a recent…

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  • Dalung

    Reps summon sports minister, CBN over $150, 000 foreign grant to AFN

    Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to summon the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) over the $150, 000 grant from the International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF) to the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN). The House also directed its Committee on Sports to investigate the alleged…

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  • Bayelsa commissioner bemoans involvement of pupils in cultism

    Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa. Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, has lamented the involvement of primary school pupils in cultism. Iworiso-Markson has, therefore, appealed to the Church to help the state government to rejuvenate the decaying social and moral values, particularly among the youths. According to him, the call became necessary because…

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