Eagles’ friendly with DR Congo to go ahead despite Ebola scare as NFF confirms budget for World Cup

By Albert Akota The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) insists that their pre-World Cup friendly with DR Congo will go ahead next week despite the outbreak of Ebola in the latter country. The Super Eagles are set to host the Leopards in their first 2018 World Cup warm-up game, with the match set for Port Harcourt next Monday [May 28]. Nigeria’s minister More...

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By new On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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Emenike vows to bounce back from injury spells

Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike has vowed to bounce back from a loan spell with Spanish club Las Palmas where injuries stopped him from playing a single minute of football. The 31-year-old ex-Super Eagles international More...

By new On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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Williams unseeded for 2018 French Open

After attending the royal wedding last weekend and pulling out of the Madrid and Rome Masters tournaments, former world No. 1 Serena Williams will arrive at the 2018 French Open unseeded. She is currently training More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
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Why Nigerian athletes failed in 2018 Commonwealth Games – Onyali

Former Nigeria sprinter, Mary Onyali-Omagbemi By Amaechi Agbo Former Nigeria sprinter and 1996 Olympics bronze medalist, Mary Onyali-Omagbemi has offered explanations on why Team Nigeria at 2018 Commonwealth Games More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
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Salisu optimistic of Athletico upset

By Amaechi Agbo As Super Eagles Team B squares up against Europa League Champions, Athletico Madrid today, coach of the side, Salisu Yusuf has expressed optimism that his boys are capable of creating an upset in More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
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Ebola threat won’t stop Nigeria friendly with DRC -Dalung

…begs Buhari for prompt release of budget By Lawrence Olaoye Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, has said the news of Ebola virus ravaging the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will not stop the schedule More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
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Flying Eagles to battle Mauritania after Guinea triumph

By Amaechi Agbo Nigeria’s Under 20 team, the Flying Eagles will battle Mauritania in the final round of qualifiers for a place in the 2019 AFCON in Niger after they defeated Guinea Bissau in Calabar by alone goal More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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FG urges Nigerians to support Eagles at World Cup

  Super Eagles Albert Akota Federal government through the Minister of Youth and Sport, Solomon Dalung has appealed to Nigerians to show solidarity and support to ensure the success of Nigeria team at the FIFA More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Dennerby calls Chikwelu, 9 other pros for Gambia

By Albert Akota Coach Thomas Dennerby has invited 10 foreign-based players to the camp of the Senior Women National Team, Super Falcons, ahead of next month’s Women African Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Fresh election is distracting NBBF progrss -Kida admits

Albert Akota The President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) Engineer Musa Kida has said the clamor for fresh election is distracting his board to put necessary conditions in place ahead of the election, More...