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AIFL Week 2 Match Day Report and Statistics

… Continued from last edition Onuegbu Augustine started in goal for Bubendorf FC. Others in the lineup included Izuanyi Ifenna, Chukwuma JP, Ojiakor Emmanuel, Muodim Clifford, Abasili Ebuka, Onyia Ejike, Anichukwu Amaobi, Ezezalumba Chibueze, Okorie Anthony and Uduezue Chibuike. On the bench were Akaegbusi Obinna, Wojeku Emmanuel, Anakebe Chiemelie, Ochonkeoma Obinna and Luke Emmanuel. Obeledu United FC also paraded also ...

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Sports Ministry Plans Sports Development beyond Football

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has reiterated its commitment to develop the sports industry in the country beyond football. This was made known by the minister, Sunday Dare during a facility tour of the ongoing rehabilitation at the National Stadium, in Surulere, Lagos State recently. According to him, the ministry is keen to develop other sports where Nigeria ...

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Ndidi Labelled Brick Wall by Teammate

…’He Caged Tottenham Stars Kane, Son’ Nigeria Star, Wilfred Ndidi, has won appraisal for his Man of the Match performance during Leicester City’s 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in a Premier League clash over the weekend. Fides learnt that Foxes won the game thanks to a Jamie Vardy penalty and a Toby Alderweireld own goal either side of half time. ...

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Bukayo Saka Finishes Second as Arsenal Player of the Month

Scotland international Kieran Tierney has beaten Bukayo Saka to Arsenal’s Player of the Month award for June, diclosed the official website of the Gunners. The versatile left-back, signed from Scottish champions Celtic last summer, has dethroned the Hale End Academy product as the Player of the Month after finishing with forty percent of the vote cast. Saka, the Player of ...

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Barcelona, Arsenal In for Nigeria’s Osimhen

Nigeria International, Victor Osimhen, has revealed that Barcelona and Arsenal were among the teams that explored the possibility of signing him after he won the Golden Boot award at the 2015 U17 World Cup in Chile. The Ultimate Strikers product eventually ended up at German Bundesliga club Wolfsburg, where he spent two and a half years before a permanent move ...

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Ndidi’s Leicester, Ighalo’s Man Utd Battle For UCL Spots

Tosin Adarabioyo and Felix Nmecha’s Manchester City will be one of England’s four representatives in next season’s UEFA Champions League after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) revoked the sanction imposed by UEFA’s Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) on Monday, July 13, Fides gathered. The deposed Premier League champions were earlier banned from UEFA competitions for two seasons and ...

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Etebo Retained By Stoke City

Championship club, Stoke City recently submitted their retained and released list to the English Football League, Fides gathered. Among the players retained for the 2020-2021 season is Nigeria international, Oghenekaro Etebo, who is spending the remainder of the protracted campaign at La Liga side Getafe. The central midfielder found game time hard to come by in the first half of ...

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Iwobi Matches Okocha’s Premier League Appearance

Everton’s European hopes suffered a major blow after they were thrashed 3-0 by Wolverhampon Wanderers in a Premier League clash at Molineux Stadium last Sunday. Raul Jimenez from the spot set Wolves on their way two minutes before halftime, Leander Dendoncker added a second shortly after the restart before an emphatic finish from Diogo Jota which sealed the win with ...

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We will Deliver a World Class Stadium at Adazi- Committee

-as Bishop Ezeokafor Appoints Bubendorff Sports Centre Management Committee Rev. Fr. Obinna Dike The Catholic Bishop Of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Dr Paulinus Ezeokafor has constituted a seven-man Bubendorff Sports Centre Management Committee Adazi Nnukwu in Anambra state, and charged them to harness the best of talents and resources to serve the Church and humanity in the areas of sports. ...

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Liverpool Deserve Title If Premier League is Cancelled -Craig Taylor

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh In Europe, some countries have already made their decision while the pandemic rages across the continent. Two have opted on for the cancellation route with the Eredivisie in Holland not declaring a league winner and Ligue 1 in France opting to crown Paris Saint Germain, who had a 12-point lead over Marseille, as champions. But Italy’s ...

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