Rejected by national team, selected for Russia trial: The story of Favour Akeem

Akeem Favour By Amaechi Agbo His name is Favour and on Sunday, December 1, 2019, he was favoured. Africa ontology believes that a man’s name directly defines his destiny in life. And Favour Akeem, a young football player is one lad that would not forget this belief in a hurry. The name given to children directly defines there destines and that is More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, December 12th, 2019
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AMAC Football Coaches Gala/Award Night 3rd edition holds Friday

By Amaechi Agbo The 3rd edition of Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Football Coaches Council Gala/Award Night ceremony holds on Friday, December 13, 2019. The event which marks the end of year programme of the More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, December 12th, 2019
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Sports ministry promises to make Dambe a national Sport

By Amaechi Agbo The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has stated its resolve to make dambe, a traditional Hausa wrestling game a national sports. Sunday Dare, the minister who over sees sports in the country More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, December 12th, 2019
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No January exit for Victor Osimhen despite Barcelona interest

OSC Lille coach Christophe Galtier says Nigeria forward, Victor Osimhen, will not be sold when the transfer window opens next month. Barcelona have been reportedly linked with the Super Eagles front-man as a possible More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, December 12th, 2019
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Napoli sack Ancelotti despite Champions League progression

Napoli have sacked manager Carlo Ancelotti less than three hours after he guided them into the Champions League knockout stages. The Serie A club had not won in nine games in all competitions until Tuesday’s 4-0 More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Why we want autonomy for AFN –Gusau

Athletes The embattled President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Ibrahim-Shehu Gusau, has said that the recent call by the federation at its congress in Awka, Anambra State, for autonomy from the Ministry More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Invest in youths to avoid corruption, says minister

By Albert Akota The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has described the failure of successive past administrations to invest in youth development as a key reason why the fight against corruption More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Russia bans for 2020 Olympics, 2022 World Cup

Russia has been handed a four-year ban from all major sporting events by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada). It means the Russia flag and anthem will not be allowed at events such as the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Tomori closes to signing new Chelsea deal

Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori is close to renewing his contract with the club after talks entered an advanced stage. Tomori has featured regularly under Frank Lampard this season having been away on loan with Hull More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Cricket U-19 World Cup: Team Nigeria departs Lagos for South Africa

The Nigeria Cricket Federation on Sunday presented players that will represent the country at the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2020 taking place in South Africa from January 20 to February 8, 2020, to the media. The More...