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Secure Sponsors for AIFL: Club Owners Charge ANSFA/Anambra Sports Dev Commission

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh The Anambra Independent Football League, (AIFL), some independent Club Owners in the AIFL  has tasked the Anambra State Football Association, (ANSFA), and the Anambra Sport Development Commission, (ASSDC), to help secure sponsors for the league, before the commencement of next season which comes up in August. The club owners who stated this during the AIFL last ...

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Aina Urges NFF to go after Duo of Olise, Eze

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Super Eagles full-back, Ola Aina has called on the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), to make a move for the Crystal Palace duo of Michael Olise and Eberechi Eze as they will be a massive boost to the team’s strength, AOIFootball.com reports. With the international future of both players still undecided, Aina who has ...

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NFF Confirms October Friendly for Home Based Super Eagles

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh The Nigeria Football Federation, (NFF), President, Amaju Pinnick, recently disclosed that the home based Super Eagles will play another high profile friendly match in October 2021. The Nigeria Professional Football League, (NPFL), stars suffered 4 – 0 in the hand Mexico in Los Angeles Coliseum two weeks ago and the NFF Boss revealed that , he ...

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NPFL: 5 Points, 5 Games, Separate Top Five

… As Akwa United Keep Title Dreams Alive By Alexander Johnson Adejoh                 Akwa United’s hope of winning the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title for the very first time is still very much alive after they recorded a 1-1 draw away to Rivers United in Port Harcourt over the weekend. The game in ...

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Oshoala’s Foundation Partners With Noah Dallaji’s ACTDF To Give Hope To African Girl-child

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Reigning African women’s footballer of the year and Barcelona Femeni star Asisat Oshoala has partnered with Engr. Noah Dallaji, the founder of African Children’s Talent Discovery Foundation ACTDF. Both foundations have a common goal of helping the less privileged and the African children through education and sports. The partnership will see both bodies collaborate on how ...

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Access Zenith, GTB Adopt D’Tigers, D’Tigress Basketball Teams With N100m

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh The Adoption initiative of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development yielded fruits last Wednesday as three commercial banks donated $200,000, about 100 million Naira to jointly adopt the National Men’s Basketball Team, D’Tigers and the female team, D’Tigress who are both on their way to the Tokyo Olympics. The Ministry noted that Zenith, Access and ...

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Spartak Moscow Boss Moses is The Best Player in The World

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Spartak Moscow manager, Rui Vitoria, has hailed Victor Moses as the best player in the world following the winger’s impressive pre-season form. Fides discovered that Moses has scored in three consecutive pre-season outings for Spartak Moscow. The former Nigeria international was on target in the 4-0 win against FC Sochi last Sunday. The 30-year-old previously scored ...

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Mexico Adventure Good for Home Eagles Says Pinnick

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh The plan of the Nigeria Football Federation to get the Super Eagles B exposed to high grade international games to improve their level of confidence and aptitude remains in place, despite the defeat by Mexico’s ‘A’ Team in Los Angeles on Saturday, President of the NFF, Amaju Melvin Pinnick has stated. Pinnick, also a Member of ...

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UEFA Scraps Goal Rule in Champions League and Europa League

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh UEFA has abolished the away goal rule in all club competitions from the 2021/22 season. Instead, ties that are still level after two matches will go to extra time and penalties. ‘The away goals rule has been an intrinsic part of UEFA competitions since it was introduced in 1965. However, the question of its abolition has ...

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