National Sports Council to hold meeting on NSF Thursday

As the federal government Thursday lifted ban on contact sports, there are indications that the 2020 National Sports Festival, NSF might still hold this year if planned meeting by the National Sports Council which will hold in Lagos this week sanctions it. In a letter dated October 7 and signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports More...

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By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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Ghana striker, Ayew tests positive for coronavirus

Ghana and Crystal Palace striker, Jordan Ayew has tested positive for coronavirus, manager Roy Hodgson has confirmed. The 29-year-old returned a positive test on Friday, having spent the international break with More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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Why I won’t give Eagles pass mark after friendlies -Adepoju

Super Eagles and Desert Foxes of Algeria Mutiu Adepoju has labelled Super Eagles as an ‘average team’ in their two international friendly matches in October against the Desert Foxes of Algeria and Carthage Eagles More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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Koeman unsure Messi will remain at Barcelona next season

Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman is not certain Lionel Messi will be at the club next season. Messi was determined to leave Camp Nou this summer, but Barca were not prepared to allow him to depart on a free and instead More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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EndSARS: Striker shows solidarity after scoring against Juventus

Crotone striker Simeon Nwankwo has shown solidarity with the #EndSARS movement seeking an end to police brutality in Nigeria and comprehensive police reforms. The 28-year-old striker after scoring against Juventus More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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2021 AFCON Qualifier: Sierra Leone captain, officials contract Covid-19 ahead Super Eagles clash

The captain of Leone Stars of Sierra Leone, Umaru Bangura, fitness coach Phillip Kor and an official Eric Fomba, have tested positive for coronavirus. This was confirmed in a statement from the Sierra Leone Football More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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Osimhen scores first goal in Serie A

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen has opened his goal scoring account in the Italian Serie A, as he got one of the goals in Napoli’s 4-1 thumping of Atalanta on Saturday. Osimhen’s goal came in the 43rd minute More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 16th, 2020
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8th Dreamland-Embassy of Hungary Cup holds March 2021

By Amaechi Agbo The 8th edition of the most outstanding’ and glamourous youth football scouting competition in Nigeria, the Dreamland-Embassy of Hungary Cup earlier slated to hold in November this year has been More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 16th, 2020
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Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba joins #EndsSarsNow protest

By Amaechi Agbo Two-time Africa Footballer of the Year and Ivory Coast great, Didier Drogba has joined hundreds of none Nigerians in calling for an end to the notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS of the Nigeria More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 16th, 2020
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Casmatt Football Academy players appeal to FG to reopen contact sports

By Amaechi Agbo Players of an Abuja based football academy, Casmatt Football Academy has appealed to the Federal Government to reopen contacts sports in the country. The players who spoke to our correspondent in More...