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Anthony Joshua Visits Nigeria, Storms ‘Sagamu’ Home Town

By Alexander Adejoh Barely three days after Tyson Fury’s triumph over Deontay Wilder in a heavyweight championship fight, Anthony Joshua, last Tuesday, visited Nigeria and stormed his home town, Sagamu, Ogun State. In Sagamu, Joshua met with the Akarigbo of Remo and other traditional rulers, who took out time to take photographs with him. Joshua who is well known for ...

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Culture and Tourism CDS Group Lifts 2020 Inter CDS Football Trophy

By Alexander Adejoh The Finals of the 2020 National Youth Service Scheme (NYSC) Inter CDS football competition sponsored by Pastor Obi Ogbo of Garden of Grace Church, Awka, took place last week Friday February, 21, 2020, at the Awka Old Stadium, having Culture and Tourism CDS group lift the trophy. The competition which had a total of eight teams registered ...

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FC Ifeanyi Ubah Beat Sunshine Stars to Take all three points in Nnewi

By Alexander Adejoh FC Ifeanyi Ubah kicked off the second stanza of the Nigerian football league season with an impressive 3-1 win over Sunshine Stars of Akure last Sunday. The Anambra Warriors welcomed the Owena Whales to Nnewi, and had to recover from a goal down to beat Sunshine Stars in a highly competitive game. Uche Ihuarulam scored the opener ...

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Ronaldinho Released From Prison And Placed Under House Arrest

The 2005 Ballon d’Or winner had spent time in jail along with his brother after being arrested on 6 March, accused of using fake passports. The pair had previously been denied bail but posted $800,000 (£648,000) each and must now stay in a four-star hotel in Asuncion while awaiting trial. Both Ronaldinho, 40, and his brother Roberto Assis deny any ...

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Clash in Super Eagles Administration

. . . As Gernot Rohr and Joseph Yobo disagree By Alexander Adejoh The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) last Wednesday announced former Everton and Fenerbahce defender Joseph Yobo as the new Super Eagles assistant coach to work under Gernot Rohr but the German boss is unhappy with the dismissal of his former assistant Imama Amapakabo. Yobo was said to have ...

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NFF Denies Amokachi’s Appointment

By Alexander Adejoh The Communications Director of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Ademola Olajire, at the Glass House, says he is not aware of former Super Eagles forward, Daniel Amokachi’s appointment to replace Bitrus Bewarang as head of the Technical Department of the federation. The former English FA Cup winner with Everton FC was reported to have been appointed by ...

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Stephen Keshi’s Stadium, Asaba to Host Eagles, Leone Stars Clash

By Alexander Adejoh Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced that next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone will be hosted in the 15,400 capacity Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State. Fides gathered that Dr Mohammed Sanusi, NFF General Secretary, said the match will be played on Friday, ...

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DOSAD to Partner with VEMARD African Football – Fr Coach

 By Alexander Adejoh The Director of Directorate of Sports Administration (DOSAD), Anambra State, Rev. Fr Coach Obinna Dike, has announced that DOSAD will be partnering with VEMARD African Football to host an Eight Club scouting tournament to be played at NEROS Sports Stadium, Nanka. Fides gathered that Fr Obinna, DOSAD Boss, said the tournament would serve as a platform to ...

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Another Nigerian League Club Sacks Coach

By Alexander Adejoh Abia Warriors Football Club, have announced last Thursday that they have parted ways with their Head Coach, Emmanuel Deutcsh for poor management of the team. The Umuahia-based club in a statement signed by the club’s secretary, Esiaba Ebere, just after they were thrashed 4-1 by their city rivals, Enyimba International, cited recent poor performances for their drastic ...

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House of Reps Tasks NFF on 2022 FIFA World Cup Ticket; Monitors Glass House’s Accountability

By Alexander Adejoh House of Representatives Committee on Sports has charged the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to do everything possible to ensure that Nigeria qualify for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup. The House Committee chairman Olumide Osoba gave the directive at a meeting with the leadership of the nation’s football ruling body at the National Assembly in Abuja last ...

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