• NFF To Inspect Rangers, Wikki, Others’ Home Turves For Continental Assignments

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    The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs representing the nation in the continental championships this year would have the proposed venues for their home games inspected by officials of the Nigeria Football Federation, to affirm their suitability to host visiting teams from around the continent. This was the agreement reached at the end of a…

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    Conte Salutes Mikel’s Impact In Chelsea

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    Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has praised Mikel Obi’s contribution to ‘The Blues’ in the 10 years he was at the club. Mikel has left for Chinese club Tianjin Teda after he lost his first-team place on arrival of Conte at Stamford Bridge. Conte said he believes the move will be a new challenge for the…

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    FA Cup: Man Utd, Leicester Progress, West Brom Out

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    Manchester United began their defence of the FA Cup title with a 4-0 third round thrashing of Reading at Old Trafford yesterday. Just as the Premier League champions, Leicester City came from behind to win 2-1 against Everton at Goodison thanks to a quick-fire Ahmed Musa brace. Jose Mourinho made nine changes to the side…

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    Reus Eyes Come-back At Bayern

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    Borussia Dortmund winger Marco Reus is hoping to make his comeback from a six-month adductor injury against league leaders Bayern Munich on Saturday as the hosts look to close the gap on the leaders to three points. The 27-year-old Reus returned to training this week he could be available for the biggest Bundesliga game of…

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    NBBF Div 1, 2 B’ball Tourneys Dunk Off Today In Abuja

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    The 2016 edition of the Nigeria National Basketball Divisions 1 and 2 which would draw the curtain on the activities of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) for the out-going year would begin today at the Indoor Sports Hall, Package ‘B’ of the National Stadium, Abuja. The Division I Championship, the second tier of club basketball…

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    Emulate Oshonaike, Quadri, Toriola – Dalung

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    After their feats recorded by Nigeria’s trio of Segun Toriola, Aruna Quadri and Funke Oshinaike at the just-concluded ITTF Africa Senior Championship in Agadir, Morocco, over the weekend, the Minister of Youth & Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has called on Nigeria’s budding athletes to follow the example of the industrious trio. Oshonaike, 41, reclaimed her…

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    Katsina United Eye MaxAir, Others For Sponsors

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    The management of the newly promoted Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) side, Katsina United has revealed that plans are underway to secure sponsorship deals ahead of the forthcoming league season. Katsina United are back in the Nigeria top flight after a 19-year absence and club chairman Alhaji Aminu Balele Kurfi (Dan Arewa) is optimistic that…

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