U17 AFCON: Eaglets humble Serengeti Boys 5-4 in opener

Golden Eaglets By Albert Akota Nigeria edged a yo-yo 13th Africa U17 Cup of Nations opening match 5-4 in Dar es Salaam yesterday as hosts Tanzania collapsed in the latter part of the match against the five –time world champions. The Golden Eaglets threw away several opportunities in a match they had in their hands but almost threw away as a result More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 15th, 2019
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Dalung vows to support fractional NBBF board

By Albert Akota The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has expressed happiness in the conduct of the inaugural Annual General Assembly of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) held over the More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 15th, 2019
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Rohr confidents of Eagles’ AFCON trophy

By Albert Akota Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is confident on his team’s chance of winning the trophy of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after been drawn into what he labels an uneasy Group B also comprising Burundi, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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Falcons in Spain for two games ahead of World Cup

Desire Oparanozie By Albert Akota A delegation of the Super Falcons of Nigeria, including 24 players, has fully settled down in Spain as the African champions continue their preparations for the 8th FIFA Women’s More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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We are not ready for Tokyo 2020 Olympics -Ajunwa

Chioma Ajunwa By Amaechi Agbo Former Olympic long jump gold medallist, ChiomaAjunwa, has stated that Nigeria is not ready to actively participate in 2020 Olympic games Ajunwa, who announced Nigeria’s name on the More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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FIFA congratulates President Buhari for re-election

By Amaechi Agbo World football governing body, Federation of International Football Association, FIFA, has congratulated Nigeria’s President-elect, Mohammad Buhari for his re-election. FIFA ‘s message through More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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FOFSA promises to reposition sports in the FCT

By Amaechi Agbo Determined to give sports a new facelift in the nation’s capital, the Federal Capital Sports Council has formed a body, Forum of FCT Sports Associations (FOFSA), to reposition sports in the federal More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
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Why NPFL clubs are not doing well in CAF leagues

Coach Abimbola Samule By Amaechi Agbo Former Flying Eagles assistant coach, Abimbola Samuel has explained why Nigeria club sides are not doing well in CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup. The coach who spoke More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
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NFF postpones NNL Wednesday’s kick off

NFF President, Amaju Pinnick By Amaechi Agbo In as many times as possible, the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF has once again put a hold in the Nigeria National League programmes by cancelling its scheduled kick More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
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Coach Maureen Mmadu entertaining questions from journalists

By Amaechi Agbo Super Falcons Assistant coach, Maureen Mmadu has called for the promotion of female football in Nigeria and indeed Africa. The former Super Falcons player made the call in Akure on her arrival for More...