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West Africa Bikers’ competition holds in Akure

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At least 15 Bikers clubs across West African countries under the auspices of West African Bikers, have converged in Akure, Ondo state capital for the Second Edition of bikers competition. The competition which is the second edition and the first to be held in Nigeria, will run for four days. …

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Real Sociedad move to save Emenike

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Struggling  LaLiga club Real Sociedad  have identified  Emmanuel Emenike  as a prime transfer target  in the  summer transfer window as the Basque side move  to solve their goal-scoring woes. The Royals, who are placed 12th in the Spanish topflight , have  hit the back of the net  42 times so …

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Sunshine Stars’ Improvement Pleases Awude

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Ondo state Commissioner for Youth Development and Sports, Hon. Dayo Awude has claimed Sunshine Stars FC of Akure is on the right path after a 3-0 victory over El-Kanemi Warriors FC of Maiduguri at the Akure Township Stadium on Sunday. The Akure-based team dominated the game, Afolabi Okiki put the …

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Egypt lines up Malawi friendly ahead final AFCON qualifier

Egypt National Team

Group G leaders, Egypt, will face the Flames of Malawi in an international friendly game on April 30 before the Pharaohs face Tanzania in their last Gabon 2017 African Nations Cup qualifier. Although the Egypt Football Association has not announced the match and its venue, the game is listed in …

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Etoile And Enyimba To Play On Wednesday

Enyimba Football Club of Aba

The return leg clash of the CAF Champions League between Tunisian club side, Etoile Du Sahel and Enyimba of Aba will be played on Wednesday in Sousse. Enyimba won the first leg in Port Harcourt 3-0 courtesy of a hat-trick by Mfon Udoh. The seven-time Nigeria champions will train under …

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Distraction caused Eagles’ AFCON ouster, says Amokachi

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Former Nigeria assistant coach, Daniel Amokachi, says unnecessary distraction and the inability of Nigerian players to adapt quickly to the demands of the African game contributed to Nigeria’s failure to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. The three-time continental champions failed to qualify for their second consecutive AFCON …

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Omeruo Targets Rio 2016 Olympics

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Turkey-based defender, Kenneth Omeruo, has said he will like to play  for Nigeria  at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Nigeria are drawn in Group B along with Sweden, Japan and Colombia in the men’s football event at the Games. The Kasimpasa player, 22,  told Chelsea’s website on Thursday that he …

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Mrs Oluboyo stresses importance of sports

Olympics: Track and Field-Men's 100m-Final

By Lola Omowaye | As a way of gaining international recognition through sports, Ondo State Government has continued to invest in and promote sporting activities by encouraging students to showcase their talents. The wife of the state deputy governor, Alhaja Fatimat Oluboyo, stated this during the 65th Annual Inter House …

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AWUDE TIPS SUNSHINE PLAYERS, EAGLES FOR CHAN TITLE

Dayo Awude

Ondo State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Dayo Awude has thrown his weight behind Nigeria Dream Team VI as they prepare for the fourth Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) to be held in Rwanda in January. The team who is in South Africa for the final phase of camping before hitting …

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Guus Hiddink appointed interim manager of Chelsea

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Guus Hiddink has been appointed Chelsea manager until the end of the season, the Premier League champions announced on Saturday. The experienced Dutch coach, 69, succeeds Jose Mourinho, who was sacked on Thursday, and returns to a role he previously performed in 2009, when he led Chelsea to glory in …

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