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Nigeria: Sport Writers Hail Super Eagles On Qualification For World Cup

Nigeria: Sport Writers Hail Super Eagles On Qualification For World Cup

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna (Nigeria)– President, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Honour Sirawoo has congratulated the Super Eagles for qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.   The Super Eagles qualified for the 6th World Cup appearance with a match to spare after beating Zambia by a lone goal in a feisty encounter […]

Rugby Championship: New Zealand in record win over South Africa

The All Blacks scored four tries in each half at North Harbour Stadium Rugby Championship, Auckland New Zealand: (31) 57 Tries: Ioane, Milner-Skudder 2, S Barrett, Retallick, Tu’ungafasi, Sopoaga, Taylor; Pen: B Barrett; Cons: B Barrett 7 South Africa: (0) 0 World champions New Zealand ran in eight tries as they thumped South Africa 57-0 […]

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Nigeria: Aminu Saidu Emerges Winner Of NB Plc’s 2017 Jaji Golf Championship

By Amos Tauna Aminu Saidu of Zaria Golf Club has emerged winner of the Nigerian Breweries 2017 Jaji Golf Championship Tournament. Saidu played in the men’s category 0-14 emerged Best Nett 18 holes with 64 points, Barrister Babanja’E of Ola Sa’ad Golf Club with 71  points emerging second runner up. Sergeant Abubakar also of Ola […]

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Sports Could Be Use As A Tool To Reduce Unemployment, Terrorism, Gender Violence, Others – President Buhari

By Longtong Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) – Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his administration’s commitment towards the development of sports saying, it can be use as a tool to reduce the high youth unemployment and also a tool for social mobilization to get messages across to people such as malaria control and eradication, HIV/AIDS, violence […]

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Nigeria Super Eagles Steps Up In FIFA Rankings

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved four places up in the October world football rankings released by FIFA on Thursday. The Super Eagles has stepped up from the 64th spot to 60th after the two straight wins against Tanzania in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier and Zambia in the FIFA World Cup qualifier. Nigeria occupies […]

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Paralympics Team Brought Glory To Nigeria – Ohaa

Kaduna (Nigeria) – Paralympics Teams that represented Nigeria at the RIO 2016 Paralympics games have been described as worthy Ambassadors that have brought glory to the country more than any other team that had ever represented the country in previous tournaments. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Mr. Chinyeaka Ohaa gave the commendation […]

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Russia 2018: Zambia Appoints New Coach

The Zambia Football Federation, yesterday sacked her former coach, George Lwandamina and appointed a new one in Wedson Nyirenda ahead of their first World Cup 2018 qualifiers against Nigeria on October 9. Sun reports that Lwandamina, was relieved of his duty because he failed to qualify Zambia for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations. Nyirenda […]

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Nigeria’s Former Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi Is Dead

Lagos (Nigeria) – Former Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has passed on at the age of 54. He died of cardiac arrest in the early hours of Wednesday June 8, 2016, a day he was due to travel out of the country. Keshi lost his wife of 35 years, Kate, to cancer in December after […]

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