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Brazils Adriana threatens to blow Super Falcons out of contention

Brazil striker, Adriana is optimistic her side will overrun the Super Falcons of Nigeria in their Paris 2024 Olympics opening Group C encounter, on Thursday. The post Brazils Adriana threatens to blow Super Falcons out of contention
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22 Jul 2024

Nigerian youths set for cricket World Cup qualifiers

The national U-19 boys and girls teams are set for their respective World Cup qualifiers, which will begin towards the end of the month, the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) has said. The post Nigerian youths set for cricket World Cup qualifiers
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22 Jul 2024

Supersand Eagles beat Mauritania, inches towards qualification

Nigeria got close to qualifying for the 2024 Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations with a 5-4 defeat of hosts, Mauritania in Nouakchott, at the weekend. The post Supersand Eagles beat Mauritania, inches towards qualification
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22 Jul 2024

Messi-less Miami beat Chicago 2-1 to stretch MLS lead

Jordi Albas goal in the 75th minute gave Inter Miami a 2-1 home victory over Chicago Fire on Saturday to extend their lead at the top of the MLS standings, despite the injury-enforced absence of Lionel Messi. Inters 16th win in 25 games took them to 53 points, five clear of second-placed FC Cincinna
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22 Jul 2024

Rangers draw Comoros side as Remo Stars get Morocco's ASFAR again

Nigerian champions, Enugu Rangers, will begin their campaign in the 2024/25 CAF Champions League with a fairly easy tie against Comoros' Union Sportive de Zilimadjou in the opening round. But their compatriots, Remo Stars, were handed a tough task when the draw pitted them against old foes, ASFAR of
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12 Jul 2024

Sad van Dijk hints at quitting Liverpool, international football

Virgil van Dijk has refused to confirm that he will be playing for both Liverpool and the Netherlands national team next season, suggesting that change may be on the cards, reports van Dijk has had a gruelling campaign at both club and international level. With Liverpool, he made 48 ap
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12 Jul 2024

Macaulay-Razaq becomes CEO of Propel Sports

Propel Sports Africa (PSA), yesterday, announced the appointment of Vince Macaulay-Razaq, as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company. Chairman of Propel, foremost football broadcast streaming company Basil Kabbani, said the appointment is with immediate effect. "Vince will be with me in Lag
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12 Jul 2024

Crespo, Box2Box, Oriental FC win football pop-up series

Crespo FC of Gbagada, Box2Box FC of Surulere and Oriental Strikers of Ogba have won a series of pop-up football competitions, organised by Dettol Cool in Lagos, to showcase grassroots talent and promote community health and hygiene. The three-event series kicked off on June 16, 2024, at Gbagada, fol
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12 Jul 2024

Super Falcons star Echegini joins PSG

Jennifer Echegini: Credit/PSG Super Falcons forward, Jennifer Echegini, has joined Paris Saint-Germain womens team on a three-year deal from Juventus. The French womens giants announced Echeginis signing in a statement on their website. Paris Saint-Germain is pleased to announce the arrival of Jenni
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12 Jul 2024