Category: Sports

FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers striker optimistic of good outing

| June 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ahead of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in China, D’Tigers striker Jordan Nwora is confident they would make it past the group stage, but also admitted that it won’t be an easy task.   Nigeria who will negotiate its way past South America giant Argentina, Russia and Asian side South Korea in the group […]

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Golden Eaglets Coach to submit World Cup programme soon

| June 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Head coach of the national U-17 team, Manu Garba, on Wednesday said that he would soon submit his programme for the U-17 World Cup to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Garba, who told the News Agency Nigeria (NAN) that he was on top of the situation, said he had to wait for the World […]

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HFN president cries out to Corporate Nigeria

| June 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

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Nigeria: Sports Minister Dalung, Others Keep Mum Over IAAF Money Nigeria Illegally Pocketed

| June 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Tunde Eludini Nigerian sports officials are either refusing to talk or passing blames after the country received overpayments from the global athletics body, spent the money illegally, and refused to pay back for over two years. On Monday, the International Association of Athletics Federations said it had done everything possible to get the $130,000 […]

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NFF’s Autonomy Imminent as Senate Passes Bill Abrogating NFA

| June 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Deji Elumoye in Abuja The law that changed the name of Nigeria Football Association (NFA) to Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was one of the 11 bills passed yesterday by the upper chamber of the National Assembly. Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani was the one who moved for the consideration of the bill changing NFA […]

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