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The Nigerian women’s football team, Super Falcons, on Sunday left Nigeria through the Qatar Airways from Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja to Melbourne in Australia to step up their preparations for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Recall that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) had announced that the nine-time African champions will depart Abuja for […]

The Vice President of the Nigeria Boxing Federation, Azania Omo-Agege, has promised the body would contribute towards the payment of the hospital bills for ailing boxing legend, Jeremiah ‘Jerry’ Okorodudu. Okorodudu, who represented Nigeria in the men’s boxing event at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles suffered a mild stroke attack and had extreme […]

Spanish Segunda Division club Leganes are reportedly desperate to offload Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo this summer. Omeruo is one of the top earners at Leganes and the Cucumbers, who are looking to reduce their wage bill, are reportedly ready to accept an offer for the centre-back. According to the Spanish press, Leganes have no […]

The Denver Nuggets moved to within one win of their first NBA title with a 108-95 victory over the Miami Heat to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven championship series. The Nuggets dominated throughout in what was a superb team effort with forward Aaron Gordon proving a key figure with 27 points, seven rebounds […]

Former Manchester United forward, Wilfried Zaha has received a huge offer to join Cristiano Ronaldo at Al Nassr. According to report, Zaha is set to join Al-Nassr to partner Ronaldo in the team’s attack next season after being offered a three-year deal by the Saudi Arabian club worth forty five million pounds. The report added […]

The Nigeria Football Federation has praised the Flying Eagles for their performance against Dominican Republic on Sunday. The Flying Eagles started their campaign at the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup on a winning note, edging out debutants Dominican Republic 2-1 at the Estadio Malvinas Mendoza. Edison Azcona gave the North Americans the lead from the […]

Burkina Faso forward, Ousmane Camara has been suspended for the side’s quarter-final fixture against Golden Eaglets of Nigeria. Recall that Camara was booked twice in the group stage and will sit out the last eight fixture billed for the Nelson Mandela Stadium Algiers. The youngster was top scorer at the WAFU B U-17 Championship hosted […]

Premier League club, Newcastle United, is exploring a possible summer transfer for Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar Junior. Newcastle look set to secure a top four finish in the Premier League this season. The Magpies’ owners, PIF, want a marquee signing for next season. There have been discussions about potentially making a move for Al-Nassr captain, […]

A retired FIFA-badged referee, Sani Zubair, has been elected the new President of the Nigeria Referees Association, taking over from Tade Azeez. Zubair was elected in Ilorin on Saturday after he polled 53 votes from the available 54 accredited delegates to beat Daniel Olokor. The former Publicity Secretary of the Nigeria Referees Association, Kelechi Mejuobi, […]

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Dosu Joseph has warned that underdog, Dominican Republic may shock Nigeria’s Flying Eagles, Brazil and Italy if they are underrated in the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup. In an interview with journalists, the Atlanta Olympic gold medalist insisted that Dominican Republic may end up not becoming the underdog in the group. […]

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