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Iheanacho’s Confidence Against Man City Was Great –Dosu

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Former Nigerian goalkeeper, Dosu Joseph, has praised Super Eagles forward, Kelechi Iheanacho’s confidence to take responsibility for Leicester City’s penalty kick against Manchester City in the Community Shield last Saturday. The former City striker, who departed the Etihad Stadium four years ago, settled a generally lacklustre curtain-raiser to the new domestic season at Wembley. Iheanacho came ...

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Osimhen Scores Four Goals in First Pre-Season Friendly

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Victor Osimhen has hit the ground running under new Napoli manager, Lucciano Spalleti, as the Nigerian striker scored four goals in his side’s first pre-season friendly at the weekend. Napoli who narrowly missed out on Champions League football for the 2021/22 season annihilated Anaunia 12-0 in their first pre-season game at Di Mario as the preparations ...

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Barr Sir Agbasiere Priests Tennis Tournament: School Manager

Fr Chukwuelobe Wins Silver, as Fr Ibeazor Claims Gold By Princess Chinecherem Efobi The Barr Sir Anthony Agbasiere DOSAD/DOSCADEK Tennis championship came to a boom conclusion Saturday July 31,2021 at the St Patrick Cathedral Tennis Court, Awka. The enthralling finale saw Fr Peter Ibeazor once again clinching the singles trophy with a 2:1 victory over a dogged Fr John Paul ...

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Akwa United beat MFM to win first-ever Nigeria premier league

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Akwa United Football Club of Uyo last Sunday won the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League, with one round of matches to go in the 38-week competition. The 25-year-old club, who were winning their first premier league title, beat MFM FC of Lagos 5-2 in their week 37 match. Akwa United have now moved to 71 points ...

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Rohr Must Select Quality Players For 2022 World Cup Qualifiers –Shorunmu

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Former Nigerian goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu, has urged the Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, to focus more on players that are capable of qualifying Nigeria for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The three-time Africa Cup of Nations champions are pitted in Group L of the qualifying campaign alongside Central Africa Republic (CAR), Liberia, and Cape Verde. Nigeria ...

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Tokyo 2020 Dollar Rain for Oborududu, Brume

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Blessing Oborududu and Ese Brume have been rewarded with cash prizes of $10,000 and $7,500 respectively by Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Honorable Sunday Dare. Fides gathered that Oborodudu won Silver in in the women’s Wrestling 68kg, while Brume scooped Bronze in the women’s Long Jump at the ongoing 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Speaking ...

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DOSAD FA Emerges AIFL Season 5 Champions

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Directorate of Sports Awka Diocese, DOSAD FA, of Enugwu-Ukwu, Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra have emerged champions of the Anambra Independent Football League (AIFL) Season 5 for two consecutive seasons. Fides discovered that AIFL is an amateur football league in Anambra State, organised and managed by private football veterans under the chairmanship of Rev. Fr ...

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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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