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Paralympics: Nigerian Powerlifter Folashade Oluwafemiayo wins Gold, sets new World Record

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Super Eagles striker Iheanacho, named EPL player of the month

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AFCON QUALIFIER: LAGOS GOVERNOR, SANWO-OLU CHARGES SUPER EAGLES TO BEAT BENIN, LESOTHO

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As the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) enters its knock out stages, The Super Eagles of Nigeria has been paired to face the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in the round of 16 fixtures. The mouth-watering clash was announced on Thursday night following Tunisia’s 1-0 loss to the Gambia — which consigned the North Africans to …

Former England youth player Ashleigh Plumptre has finally switched her allegiance to Nigeria following the approval from FIFA The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) confirmed the switch in a chat with BBC Africa, Ademola Olajire, NFF director of communication who said Plumptre has now been cleared by FIFA, the world football’s governing body, to wear the green and …

Vetran Lawn tennis player Sunday Igbinovia and her partner Ogechi Iheanacho on Saturday defeated the pair of Yinka Abiola and Bolaji Olawepo 6-4, 3-6 and 10-7 to claim the seventh edition of the Oba Elegushi Tennis Championship at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club. The Blind Double tournament which was sponsored by the Elegushi of Ikate …

After a 4-1 humiliation in the hands of Watford football club, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has finally been relieved of his duties as Manchester United’s manager. The news of his sack was made public by the English club in a statement via all its social media pages on Sunday morning. The 48-year-old Norwegian coach was sacked …

Despite playing score draw against Cape Verde, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have qualified for the final round of qualifiers for the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos. The nervy encounter which could have gone way of either side, with Nigeria knowing just one point will be …

Nigerian born British boxer Anthony Joshua have defeated by Oleksandr Usyk in a unanimous decision to be crowned the new unified world heavyweight champion. With this victory, the Ukrainian boxer has become the new heavyweight champion after all the three judges scored him 117-112, 116-112, 115-113 over Joshua. The Nigerian-born British boxer was left stunned …

•Nigeria’s Super Falcons Trash Mali’s Team 2-0 Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial nerve centre, became the cynosure of the global soccer lenses on Wednesday, as Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu was joined by the President of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Gianni Infantino, to attend the opening round of the maiden Aisha Buhari Women Cup. Nigeria’s …

The player made this known on his Instagram in his words, “Everyone who knows me knows about my never-ending love for Manchester United. The years I spent in this club was absolutely amazing and the path we have made together is written in gold letters in the history of this great and amazing institution. I …

Another Nigerian has made the country proud at the on going Paralympics Games in Tokyo after the record-breaking feat of Folashade Oluwafemiayo on Monday in the Women’s 86kg Powerlifting event. With her victory, Team Nigeria has now gotten three gold medals. Oluwafemiayo had the best lift of 152kg in her fourth and final attempt to …

Manchester City has been dealt a huge blow in their pursuit of Harry Kane , as the Spurs striker has confirmed he will be staying at Tottenham this summer and that he is “100% focused on helping the team achieve success” having accepted defeat in his battle to force a move to Manchester club. The …