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  • Plateau Drops Youngster Over Squabble With Agen

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    The management of Plateau United Football Club of Jos has revealed that it has parted ways with one of its promising players, Mafeng Pam, over a contractual disagreement with his manager. The talented youngster, who broke into the main team this year under the tutelage of Kennedy Boboye, has featured in three games this season….

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  • CBN Juniors: All Set For Grand Finale

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    Top seeds in the boys and girls’ U-18s, 16s and 14s scaled through to the finals of the 2016 CBN Junior Tennis Championship set to end today at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Race Course, with a grand finale that would also feature international ballet dancers, skill exhibition and traditional dances. The championship which featured…

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  • NFF Rolls Out First Integrity Strategy Guideline

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    The Nigeria Football Federation swung into action on Wednesday by rolling out the first measures aimed at sanitizing the game within the Nigerian territory. In a nine –point circular issued to all Members of the NFF Board, Chairman of League Management Company, Chairman of National League, Chairman of Women League, Chairman of Nationwide League, Chairman…

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  • PMB Speaks From London

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    Condoles with sports minister over wife’s death President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday called and spoke with the minister of youth and sports development, Solomon Dalung, from London, where he is currently on vacation. The president called to commiserate with the minister over the death of his wife, Mrs Briskila Dalung, who died after a brief illness…

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  • AFCON 2017: Morroco Knock Cote d’Ivoire Out Cold

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    Herve Renard came back to haunt his former team Ivory Coast as Morocco knocked the defending champions out of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday night. Renard’s Atlas Lions defeated the 2015 title winners 1-0 in Oyem in their final Group C match, sealing their progression alongside DR Congo into the quarterfinals. The…

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  • ‘Calls For SGF’s Resignation Too Hasty’

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    As the number of those calling for the resignation of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) David Babachir Lawal continues to gain traction, a group of former military cadets have joined those calling for the investigations to be concluded and for everyone involved to refrain from making hasty conclusions. Speaking under the…

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  • NFF appeals to Nigeria Police on late Douglas Uzama

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    The Nigeria Football Federation has called on the Nigeria Police to intensify efforts to fish out the killers of former Nigeria youth international Douglas Uzama, who was killed in Benin City on Thursday, 29th December 2016.   The Gombe United FC player was said to have been murdered in the capital of Edo State where…

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  • Akinwunmi: Everybody Needs A Hero

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    It was another exciting and fulfilling day at the Campos Memorial Mini-Stadium on Thursday as the third edition of the Seyi Akinwunmi Charity Mini-Tournament drew political heavyweights, leaders in football administration, top –flight professionals, ex –international players, referees, coaches, well-wishers, family and friends to the arena.   A couple of months after the present NFF…

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