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Madu Plans Second Edition of Anambra Football Kiddies Camp

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Assistant Coach of the Super Falcons and Former super Falcon’s player, Maureen Madu last Tuesday March 2, 2021, stated that plans to commence the second edition of the Anambra Female Football Camp noting that she would need about N7.8 million to make sure the second edition of her biannual female football training holds. According to Madu, ...

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Rohr Tempt Bassey, Ofoborh to Join Aribo, Balogun in Super Eagles

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Gernot Rohr, Nigeria Manager, is keeping tabs on Glasgow Rangers left-back Calvin Bassey and Bournemouth-owned midfielder Nnamdi Ofoborh, who signed a pre-contract with the Light Blues, with a view to a possible invitation to the Super Eagles in future. Fides learnt that Aribo emerged as a key player for the Super Eagles since starring on his ...

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NVBF Tasks Nigeria to Win U18, U19 Nations Cups

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) has charged the country’s male and female teams to win both the U18 Girls and U19 Boys African Nations Volleyball Championships on home soil. Florence Adeyanju, NVBF vice president, gave the charge during the presentation items to the teams last Wednesday at the Indoor Sports Hall of MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja. ...

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Gov Ugwuanyi, others for South East Sports Foundation Competition

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu State Governor, is among top personalities expected to grace the maiden South East Sports Foundation athletics competition slated for Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu, on March 19. The event originally billed for March 13 was moved forward to allow Rangers FC honour a league match at the venue. Fides gathered that the South East ...

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DOSAD’s Okeke Chinaza Tops AIFL Season Goal Scorers

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh DOSAD Football Academy’s sensation Okeke John Chinaza is the top scorer in Anambra Independent Football League, AIFL, Season 5, with 6 goals in 7 games as the young product of Directorate of Sports Awka Diocese, (DOSAD), believes he can win the golden boot. Chinanza who goals aided DOSAD extending unbeaten record after 7 games in the ...

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Nigeria Striker Osimhe Collapses, Regains Consciousness

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Nigerian international Victor Osimhen, who lost consciousness and was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance during Napoli’s last Sunday’s Serie A fixture with Atalanta is now in a stable condition. Fides gathered that the Nigerian striker who hit his head on the turf after a Cristian Romero challenge during the final minute of Napoli’s 4-2 ...

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44 Days Later Villarreal’s Chukwueze Makes Comeback

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Nigeria international, Samuel Chukwueze, played his first game since recovering from a groin injury as Villarreal were held to a 1-1 draw by Athletic Bilbao in a La Liga clash staged at San Mamés last Sunday. Chukwueze who took to the pitch as a replacement for Alfonso Pedraza with five minutes remaining was in action for ...

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Ahmed Musa Will Rediscover Best Form – Gernot Rohr

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Nigeria Coach, Gernot Rohr, recently said he was hopeful Ahmed Musa will find a new club soon and rediscover his best form. The former Leicester City attacker’s proposed move to West Bromwich Albion as a free agent, broke down this month due to financial constraints and he is still yet to join a club. Musa who ...

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10 years later, Super Eagles Return to play in Lagos

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Nigeria’s largest city Lagos will henceforth host a competitive men’s senior football match for the first time in 10 years on 30 March 2021. The Super Eagles will take on Lesotho in their final 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Teslim Balogun stadium. Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) officials said that the number of fans ...

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Ex-Flying Eagles Winger Offia in for Trelleborgs FF

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Swedish Superettan club, Trelleborgs FF, have announced that former Nigeria U20 international Henry Offia has signed a contract following a successful trial. Fides gathered that  Offia recently put pen to paper on a three-year contract until the end of the 2023 season and this has been confirmed by Trelleborgs FF. On his latest recruit Offia, sports ...

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