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Bahamas 2017: Super Sand Eagles crash out

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Nigeria’s national beach soccer team, the Super Sand Eagles, on Monday night crashed out of the 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Bahamas, losing 1-2 to Iran on penalties after full time ended 4-4. The Sand Eagles went into the game needing to beat Iran in extra time to qualify into the quarter-finals of the competition, but the Iranians ...

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Bahamas 2017: Super Sand Eagles try Iran for size

Super Sand Eagles

Nigeria’s Super Sand Eagles on Monday, May 1, 2017 play their last group stage match against Iran in the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup at the National Beach Soccer Stadium in Bahamas. The Nigerian Beach team came from behind to beat Mexico 5-4 in extra time in their second match in the competition, having lost 6-12 to Italy in their ...

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How I defeated Klitschko, by Joshua

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Are you wondering how the new World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua, knocked out former champion, Wladimir Klitschko? Then listen to this. The latest boxing sensation, Nigerian-born British boxer Anthony Joshua, says he was not surprised beating Klitchsko to take away the WBA and IBA belts to add to his IBF belt. Shortly after beating Klitschko, Joshua said he spent ...

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NPFL advised on league management as Super Sport ends sponsorship

Idris-Adama

Following Super Sport’s stoppage of the sponsorship of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL), the League Management Company (LMC) has been advised to look inward towards live transmission of its league matches. Former Director of Marketing of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Adama Idris, said it has become crucial for LMC to shift base to local stations who, according to ...

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Kano Pillars set to announce Ikhana’s replacement

Kadiri-Ikhana

Kano Pillars FC has revealed that it will soon announce a substantive coach to replace Kadiri Ikhana, who recently parted ways with the club. The Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) outfit, Pillars, on Monday, April 25, 2017 accepted the resignation of its former handler, who stepped down after an attack. Ikhana suffered from his team’s fight in a previous league ...

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Confed Cup: Rivers United advance to next stage

Rivers-United

Rivers United has forced Rayos Sporting of Uganda to a goalless draw to advance into the next stage of the CAF Confederations Cup. A 2-0 Rivers United first-leg win in Port Harcourt a week ago meant Rayos needed to score three un-replied goals in the return fixture to progress to the next stage. But the Port Harcourt side stopped its ...

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NPFL: Plateau United retains top spot

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As the first half of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season ends, Plateau United of Jos has returned to the top spot. This came about as United sunk Katsina United 3-0 to top the table with 35 points from 18 games. MFM Football Club of Lagos lost 0-2 to fifth-placed Akwa United of Uyo, and finished second place with ...

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Confed Cup: Eguma calls for concentration

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Coach of Rivers United FC of Port Harcourt, Stanley Eguma, has called for full concentration ahead of the second-leg of the CAF Confederation Cup play-offs. Eguma, who is still basking in the joy of the 5-2 victory of the first-leg of the competition against the Royale Sports of Rwanda last Sunday, said advancing to the group stage was not yet ...

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LMC announces sanctions, arrest made over Dortmund blast

Fatau-Dauda

The League Management Company (LMC) on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 announced several sanctions imposed on clubs and players to ensure sanity, and curb fans and players’ excesses. Three clubs – Kano Pillars, Katsina United and Remo Stars – are to pay several fines, totalling over N12 million and they can also have their points deducted later in the season if ...

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Argentina sacks coach over poor World Cup run

Edgardo-Bauza

Disaster has hit the Argentina national football team, following the sacking of Edgardo Bauza, after eight matches as coach. He is said to be the shortest-serving Argentina coach since 1974. Bauza, 59, was appointed in August last year and guided his side to three wins, two draws and three defeats, placing the team outside the automatic qualifying place for the ...

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