Minister extends financial support to more ex internationals

Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare who has always maintained that athletes welfare is top on his agenda, took it a step further by touching the lives of ex internationals who require support and to the families of deceased sports stars. Speaking on the past gestures and others to come, the Minister said, “There is need for us More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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Joshua anticipating Mike Tyson’s comeback

The same way many people across the world are itching to see Mike Tyson return to the boxing ring, Nigeria-born British boxer Anthony Joshua also seems favourably disposed to the idea. In an interview with GQ, Joshua More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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FG forecloses involvement in Bash Ali’s Novelty Bout

The Federal Government has foreclosed any involvement in the novelty boxing match, Guinness World Boxing Project, being promoted by former World Cruiserweight Champion, Bash Ali with assertion that the proposed More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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Lille, NFF send condolence messages to Osimhen over Father’s death

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and French Ligue 1 club Lille have have sent condolence messages to Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen over the death of his father. Osimhen, 21, announced the unfortunate More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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Barcelona drop Dembele asking price to just £37m

Barcelona are intensifying moves to offload French forward Ousmane Dembele, and would be willing to part with the 2018 World Cup winner for just £37 – a third of the £130million they splashed out to sign him More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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2 test positive for coronavirus from English Premier League clubs

Two persons from two English Premier League (EPL) clubs have tested positive for the coronavirus after a second batch of testing, an official said on Saturday. Since the players returned to limited group training More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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I will encourage my children to play for Nigeria – Odemwingie

A former Nigeria international, Osaze Odemwingie, has made a promise to encourage his three children play for the country though they have two other choices just like him for any international careers. Born in Tashkent, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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I started playing football in my mother’s womb – Onome Ebi

Onome Ebi By Amaechi Agbo Super Falcons defender, Onome Ebi has disclosed that she started playing football in her “mother’s womb”. The Henan Huishang of China defender said that despite starting to play football More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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There is more to Rohr’s contract than Nigerians know – Onigbinde

Former Super Eagles coach, Adegboye Onigbinde has asked the Nigeria football Federation, NFF to list the achievements of Gernot Rohr as haed coach of the national team adding atha there is ‘more to the contract More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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John Obuh Praises Justice Kalu for providing palliatives to Abia People

By Amaechi Agbo Former U-20 national team coach, John Obu has praised the magnanimity of former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Abia State, Justice Umeh Kalu for distributing food palliatives to Abia More...