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The 20th National Sports Festival has officially been declared open after an elaborate opening ceremony at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City. The Minister of Youths and Sports, Sunday Dare, who represented President Muhammadu Buhari, declared the games opened. He reaffirmed that the multi sports biennial event remains a major uniting force in Nigeria. […]

Kelechi Ihenacho has joined the Super Eagles in camp for their Africa Cup Of Nations Qualifiers against the Benin Republic and Lesotho. The arrival of the Leicester City Forward generated excitement on the offical twitter handle of the team, as fans responded in different manners. Some were critical of his late arrival, others questioned the […]

Real Madrid will face Liverpool in the Champions League quarterfinals, while there will be a repeat of last season’s final as Bayern Munich were drawn against Paris Saint-Germain.The other ties will see Manchester City taking on Borussia Dortmund and FC Porto facing Chelsea. QUARTERFINALS Manchester City vs. Borussia Dortmund FC Porto vs. Chelsea Bayern Munich vs. Paris Saint-Germain Real Madrid vs. Liverpool City’s […]

Bayelsa Queens Football Club of Yenagoa have opened up a -four-point lead over League Rivals Rivers Angels of Port Harcourt in the ongoing 2020/2021 season of the Nigeria Women Football League Premiership, NWFL. The new status of the league table was confirmed at the end of the match-day ten fixtures on Wednesday that saw Bayelsa […]

Chelsea eased into the quarterfinals of the Champions League thanks to a 2-0 victory (3-0 on aggregate) in their last-16 second leg against Atletico Madrid at Stamford Bridge. Hakim Ziyech scored the crucial first goal of the night when he converted a clinical counter-attack from close range inside the area. Emerson added a late second with his first touch, and Chelsea’s win ensured […]

As the 2021 Africa U-18 Girls and U-19 boys Volleyball Nations Cup tournaments get underway, the confederation of Africa volleyball, CAVB, and the Nigerian volleyball federation, NVBF, have expressed regret over the inability of the Egyptian teams to honour the tournament because of COVID-19. CAVB Delegate, Bai Dodon Jallow and NVBF President Musa Nimrod who […]

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will return to Sweden’s squad after an almost five-year absence to play in a World Cup qualifiers at the end of March, head coach Janne Andersson said on Tuesday. “The return of the God,” the charismatic AC Milan striker tweeted after being included on Tuesday in Sweden’s squad for World Cup qualifiers against […]

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) plans to stage UFC 261 in front of a packed house at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday, April 24. UFC  announced that they were set to welcome fans back to the show. The main event is the headlining bout of a rematch between Nigerian-American professional […]

Dinamo Zagreb’s preparations for their Europa League clash with Tottenham have been thrown into disarray as coach Zoran Mamic has resigned after being sentenced to four years and eight months in prison for a multi-million euro fraud involving Luka Modric’s move to Real Madrid and other player transfers. The Croatian champions announced Mamic’s departure late […]

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March 11, 2021

Nigeria’s first female Taekwondo athlete to qualify for the Olympics in the last 16 years, Elizabeth Anyanacho has defeated her opponent Medine Eroglu in the round of 16 of the ongoing Turkish tournament. Elizabeth defeated Medine of turkey 13-0 by technical knockout after she expresses her initial fear in the game. Her next opponent will […]


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