Sports ministry, federations strategise on Tokyo Olympics Preparations

The minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare has called on all federations to start preparations in earnest ahead of the 2020 Olympics Games hold in Japan. The minister gave the charge Tuesday in Abuja during a meeting with federations and stakeholders on the need to hasting prearations ahead of the quadrennial event. The Minister during More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Real Madrid Target Chukwueze As Bale’s Replacement

Real Madrid are considering a swoop for Samuel Chukwueze to replace Wales star Gareth Bale if he leaves the capital outfit in the upcoming transfer windows. Bale has been regularly linked with a transfer to Manchester More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Uzoho Out of Action for Six Months

Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho will be out of action for six months following the injury he sustained while on international duty on Sunday Uzoho, 20, suffered the injury after the hour mark during Sunday’s More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Ronaldo’s 700th goal overshadows Ukraine win

Cristiano Ronaldo reached a career landmark on Monday by scoring his 700th career goal in Portugal’s Euro 2020 qualifier at Ukraine. The 34-year-old scored a penalty as Portugal lost 2-1. His 700 goals so far More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Rohr rues Francis Uzoho’s injury

The Super Eagles’ 1-1 draw against Brazil has given Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, some confidence and the German believes this would surely reflect in the team in their next competitive matches. Rohr lauded More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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AFCON qualifier: Eagles to open renovated Ogbemudia Stadium against Benin

By Albert Akota November 11 Africa Cup of Nations qualification match between Nigeria Super Eagles and their Squirrels of Benin Republic counterparts would be staged inside the refurbished Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Draw with Brazil big booster for AFCON race -Rohr

Brazil against Nigeria By Albert Akota Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has landed his playing body a huge pat on the back for a gutsy performance in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Brazil in a friendly More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Eaglets lose 1-2 to Sao Paulo in friendly

By Albert Akota Five –time world champions, Golden Eaglets of Nigeria lost 1-2 to Sao Paulo U17 side in a friendly game played at the Sorocaba Sports Complex in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil on Monday evening. The More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Barcelona in January Swoop for Nigerian-Born Wonderkid, Adeyemi

Barcelona is set to make January swoop for Nigerian-born Salzburg wonderkid Karim Adeyemi to continue their youth revolution. Adeyemi,17, has scored five goals in nine Austrian second division games for Salzburg More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Enyimba to face Nasarawa United as new season kicks of November

The 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season has been fixed to begin on November 3 with defending champions Enyimba starting out against Nasarawa United. The new date for the NPFL kickoff was announced More...