AFCON Funding: Dalung, NFF bicker as financial Crisis looms in Super Eagles camp

Solomon Dalung, left and NFF President, Amaju Pinnick By Amaechi Agbo The war of words between the immediate past minister of youth and sports development, Barrister Solomon Dalung and the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF over the none inclusion of the Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON funds into the 2019 national budget appears not yet to subside The war More...

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Okagbare wins women’s 100m in Diamond League

On her 60th appearance in the Diamond League, Nigeria’s “Queen of Sprints Races” Blessing Okagbare won the Women 100m race at the Rabat Meet on Sunday in Morocco. Okagbare, the African sprint double record More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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Dreamland Football Academy Players participate in 1st teqball africa beach games

By Amaechi Agbo The duo of Thankgod Chukwuemeka Adindu and Emmanuel Ogonna Nwabueze of Dreamland Football Academy, Abia State made history as the first players to represent Nigeria in the new sports – Teqball More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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Akwa United threaten to pull out of Aiteo Cup over fixture congestion

By Amaechi Agbo Former Champions of the country’s oldest tournament, Akwa United have threatened to pull out of the competition over fixture congestions. Chairman of the club, Elder Paul Bassey dropped the hint More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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Why Sarri Left Chelsea for Juventus

Chelsea have confirmed that Maurizio Sarri asked to join Juventus so he could be closer to his family, Bestchoicesports.com.ng understands Sarri was finally appointed Juventus’s new Coach on Sunday, signing a More...

By new On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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NFF omits 2019 AFCON budget, says Dalung

By Albert Akota The immediate past minister of Ministry of Youth and Sports Solomon dalung has said that the Nigeria Football Federation failed to capture its Africa Cup of Nations tournament budget in its 2019 More...

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Future Eagles finish third, return to Nigeria tomorrow

The Future Eagles By Albert Akota Nigeria’s U15 boys yesterday lost their final game of the 2019 International Dream Cup to their European counterparts Romania 2-1 at the Yurtec Stadium in Miyagi. The game which More...

By new On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Nigeria, France in big World Cup tango in Rennes today

The 28,000 –capacity Roazhon Park in Rennes is venue for today’s big FIFA Women’s World Cup clash between Nigeria and France, with group leaders Les Bleues already qualified for the knockout rounds and the More...

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Eagles lose to Senegal in pre AFCON 2019 friendly

By Albert Akota Everton midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye scored the decisive goal as Teranga Lions of Senegal defeated the Super Eagles of Nigeria 1-0 at the Ismaila Stadium yesterday in their final build-up game ahead More...

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Juventus confirms Sarri

Maurizio Sarri has been named new coach of Serie A champions Juventus on a three-year contract after leaving Chelsea, the Italian club has said. The 60-year-old Sarri spent just one season in the Premier League More...