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GHANA HOPES TO OVERCOME GROUP STAGE HOODOO AT U20 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP

Ghana U20 women’s coach, Ben Focou is optimistic about the chances of the Black Princesses’ progression beyond the group stage at the U20 Women’s World Cup. The Black Princesses have been drawn in a tough group alongside USA, Japan and the Netherlands in Group D of the Costa Rica 2022 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup. …

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ALL WORK AND NO PLAY AS AXA MANSARD BATTLES MUTUAL BENEFITS ASSURANCE IN THE MAIDEN Association of Registered Insurance Agents of Nigeria (ARIAN) FOOTBALL CUP FINAL

Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre sports centre in Oshodi will this Saturday host the final of the maiden edition of the ARIAN Cup, a football competition put together for insurance firms by the Association of Registered Insurance Agents of Nigeria (ARIAN). The gladiators will be AXA Mansard who face Mutual Benefits Assurance PLC in the …

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BREAKING: Sports festival continues, FG counters Edo govt

BY DEJI OGUNSOLA The Federal Government says activities at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Edo State would continue as planned. This is against the earlier announcement by the Local Organising Committee that the festival would end abruptly 12noon on Thursday (today). The Federal Government made this known in a statement by the, Assistant Director …

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FG Yet To Release Fund For Sports Festival, Says LOC Official

BY DEJI OGUNSOLA The federal government is yet to release the fund it promised Edo state for the hosting of the 2020 national sports festival with less than a week to its commencement. A project manager in the media and communications sub-committee of the festival’s local organising committee, Musa Ebomhiana disclosed this on Sunday in …

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GOVERNOR BELLO RECEIVES SUPER EAGLES’ CAPTAIN, AHMED MUSA

BY-DEJI OGUNSOLA Kogi State Governor, His Excellency Yahaya Bello on Tuesday evening received in audience, the Captain of the Nigerian National Football Team, Ahmed Musa. The Governor who is a staunch fan of Chelsea Football Club is also a great admirer of Ahmed Musa and the entire Super Eagles Team. While receiving the soccer talisman, …

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EX-SUPER EAGLES GOALKEEPER ERICO DIES AT 71.

BY-DEJI OGUNSOLA Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Joe Erico, has died at 71 years old. The Nigeria football federation’s spokesperson, Ademola Olajire, confirmed Erico’s death on Thursday morning. A statement from the NFF quoted Erico’s family members as saying that the former assistant coach of super eagles complained of body pain and was treated for malaria, …

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