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Super Falcons Threaten World Cup Boycott Over Cancelled Bonuses1

Super Falcons Threaten World Cup Boycott Over Cancelled Bonuses

The Super Falcons, Nigeria’s women’s national football team, are considering a strike and a boycott of their opening match at the 2023 World Cup. This comes after the Nigeria Football Federation’s General Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi, announced the cancellation of their match bonuses for the tournament. The decision was made following a meeting between six …

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Flying Eagles Will Recover from Brazil Loss, Assures Captain Daniel Bameyi

Daniel Bameyi, captain of the Flying Eagles, Nigeria’s U-20 national team, has assured supporters that the team will bounce back following their recent defeat to Brazil’s Young Selecao. In their last group game at the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup in La Plata, Argentina, the Nigerian team suffered a 2-0 loss against Brazil on Saturday …

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Kaduna Government Breaks Ground with Approval of Sports Industry Development Policy

In an unprecedented move, the Kaduna State Executive Council presided over by Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, has given the green light to the Kaduna State Sports Industry Development Policy. Announced during a press conference in Kaduna on Friday, this initiative sees Kaduna State as the pioneering sub-national entity in Nigeria to emphasise sports industrialisation, following …

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Argentina 2023: Nigeria’s Flying Eagles Unfazed by Italy’s Threat, Coaches Say

Article Summary Italy’s impressive performance in the U20 World Cup has caught the attention of many, including Nigeria’s Flying Eagles. Despite the Italians’ strong form, Nigeria’s Head Coach Ladan Bosso and Technical Director Augustine Eguavoen express confidence ahead of their encounter. Bosso emphasises their preparation and ability to counter the Italian team’s strengths, while Eguavoen …

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Minister of State for Education Encourages Fair Play at FEDUGAM 2023

Goodluck Opiah, the Minister of State for Education, has called on athletes to embody the spirit of fair play during competitions. He made these remarks at the 2023 Federal Education Sector Games (FEDUGAM) opening ceremony at Nasarawa State University, Keffi. Opiah emphasized the importance of the games in fostering friendship and unity, regardless of the …

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England in Race to Nab Nigerian Football Star Eze

Eberechi Eze, the Nigerian-born midfielder at Crystal Palace, is on the brink of being poached by England unless he makes an 11th-hour reversal, according to PUNCH Sports Extra. Next month, as England meets Malta and North Macedonia in the European Championship qualifier, there’s rising speculation that Eze may join the Three Lions. The Daily Mail …

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Aba Benin Ready For Champions League Mega Viewing Experience

Aba, Benin Ready For Champions League Mega Viewing Experience

Following the thrill of Heineken’s “Cheers to All Fans” campaign in Owerri, Imo State, football enthusiasts in the bustling city of Aba and the historic Benin City are poised for extraordinary Mega Viewing Experiences. This initiative ensures that Nigerian football fans savor every moment as the UEFA Champions League advances to its most crucial stage, …

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Central Bank Of Nigeria Cbn Senior Open Tennis Championship

CBN Senior Open Tennis Championship to Host 300 Players in Abuja

The 2023 Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Senior Open Tennis Championship is set to welcome at least 300 players who will compete across various categories. The Acting Director of the Corporate Communications Department at CBN, Isa Abdulmumin, made this announcement in a statement released to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja. …

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Texan Therapist Admits to Illicit Doping of Olympic Athletes

A naturopathic therapist from Texas, Eric Lira, could face up to a decade in jail after admitting on Monday that he provided performance-enhancing substances to Olympic competitors, including the now-prohibited Nigerian runner Blessing Okagbare, according to U.S. officials. Lira, stationed in El Paso, is the inaugural individual to be found guilty under an emergent U.S. …

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Golf

Philanthropist Enhances Nigerian Golf Club with Modern Caddy Shade

New Horizons for Nigerian Golf: Stakeholders Optimistic as IBB Club Upgrades Facilities Philanthropist Cecil Osakwe has demonstrated his support for the growth of golf in Nigeria by constructing a state-of-the-art caddy shade at the renowned IBB International Golf and Country Club in Abuja. The modern facility was unveiled on Saturday and is expected to significantly …

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