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Kahata gives Kenya second victory in four days

Kenya’s revival under French coach Sebastien Migne continued on Tuesday when they beat Malawi 1-0 in an international friendly in Nairobi. Kenya’s Erick Ouma Otieno (C) celebrates with his teammates after scoring during a friendly football match against Malawi at Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi, on September 11, 2018. / AFP PHOTO Midfielder Francis Kahata scored… Continue reading Kahata gives Kenya second victory in four days

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Eagles will brush Libya aside, Etebo assures

Super Eagles midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo is optimistic that the team will beat Libya and collect all six points, and put to bed their qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon. Iheanacho and Etebo working for Eagles success However, the former Warri Wolves player now with Stoke City of England, submitted that… Continue reading Eagles will brush Libya aside, Etebo assures

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Amunike guides Tanzania to profitable draw in Kampala

Emmanuel Amunike marked his debut as Tanzania coach with an admirable 0-0 draw away in Uganda in Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. Amunike The draw in front of 30,000 Mandela National Stadium, Namboole in Kampala leaves the Cranes atop Group L on four points, while the Taifa Stars’ second point takes them up to… Continue reading Amunike guides Tanzania to profitable draw in Kampala

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2019 FIBA World Cup

Nigeria Basketball Federation is confident of a good outing in the next round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers for men between September 14-16. HAPPY BUNCH … D’Tigers savouring their moment of glory. With Nigeria pitted against former African Champions, Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire and Central Africa Republic, a tougher challenge is expected. Despite Lagos… Continue reading 2019 FIBA World Cup

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Can Team Africa conquer the world at the IAAF Continental Cup?

The 2018 Athletics season will officially come to an end with the IAAF Continental Cup holding in Ostrava, Czech Republic, on September 8 and 9. The Continental Cup which holds every four years, will see athletes from all over the world, competing under four regions – Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Americas. File photo: Nigeria’s… Continue reading Can Team Africa conquer the world at the IAAF Continental Cup?

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Rapper Mac Miller dead of overdose at 26

Mac Miller, the troubled rapper who won fans with his retro hip-hop but generated uncomfortable attention with songs on ex-girlfriend Ariana Grande and Donald Trump, died Friday at age 26, reports said. Mac Miller Celebrity news site TMZ said that Miller was found dead from an apparent overdose in his Los Angeles-area home and US… Continue reading Rapper Mac Miller dead of overdose at 26

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Invest in Nigerian sports Forget about Arsenal

Nigerian born former British boxer, Peter Oboh was the World Boxing Association (WBA) Inter-Continental light heavyweight champion, the British Boxing Board of Control light heavyweight title holder among others. Oboh is not given to mincing words when he speaks on boiling issues. In this chat with Jacob Ajom, Oboh said Nigerian sports need the support… Continue reading Invest in Nigerian sports Forget about Arsenal

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GOtv Boxing NextGen Search 4: NBB of C lauds sponsors

The Nigerian Boxing Board of Control (NBB of C) has described as immense the support given to Nigerian boxing by Pay TV company, GOtv, through GOtv Boxing Night and GOtv Boxing NextGen Search. Speaking in Lagos yesterday, Mr. Remi Aboderin, NBB of C Secretary-General, said the decision of the Pay TV company to introduce GOtv… Continue reading GOtv Boxing NextGen Search 4: NBB of C lauds sponsors

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Dynamo FC lift Gregory Imafidon foundation gold cup

Dynamo FC of Benin City have won the 2nd Edition of Gregory Imafidon foundation under 15 boys football tournament . Dynamo defeated Ines Stars FC also of Benin on penalties. They edged their equally hard-fighting counterparts by 5 goals to 4 after the match ended on 2-2 draw. The tournament sponsored by Mr. Gregory Imafidon,… Continue reading Dynamo FC lift Gregory Imafidon foundation gold cup

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Petrolex-Kanu Cup: How football can mend broken hearts

On September 30, 2018, the Hive Stadium in London, home to English football club, Barnet FC will come alive as some of the greatest football legends trade tackles before eager, expectant spectators at the Petrolex-Kanu Cup. Nwankwo Kanu Barnet is not one of the most popular teams in England; it participates in the National league,… Continue reading Petrolex-Kanu Cup: How football can mend broken hearts

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Nigeria Football crisis will persist until I’m paid

Former Nigerian goalkeeper and coach, Joe Erico stated that Nigeria football federation will continue to swim in crisis until he is paid the salary and allowances owed him by the NFF. Joe Erico The veteran coach who along side late coach Shuaibu Amodu and Stephen Keshi qualified the Super Eagles for the 2002 World Cup,… Continue reading Nigeria Football crisis will persist until I’m paid

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U-17 AFCON qualifiers: Golden Eaglets roast Baby Elephants

Nigeria Golden Eaglets at the U17 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers in Niamey, Niger Republic posted a 5-1 win over Cote d’Ivoire Baby Elephants of Cote d’ Ivoire yesterday to improve their chances of reaching the final tournament slated for Tanzania next year. The Eaglets lost their opening match 3-2 to Burkina Faso on… Continue reading U-17 AFCON qualifiers: Golden Eaglets roast Baby Elephants

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Edo Govt orders arrest of PUWOV official over extortion

The Edo State Government has ordered the arrest of one Kingsley Edebiri, an official of the State Public Works Volunteers (PUWOV), over alleged extortion from unsuspecting motorists in Benin City, Edo State capital. Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, addressing journalists at the State Police Headquarters, in Benin City, on the foiled robbery… Continue reading Edo Govt orders arrest of PUWOV official over extortion

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Teenage basketball sensations grab $45,000 Oyedeji Camp Scholarship

Fourteen year old, Togolese Mubarak Bote and 13 year old, Osun state indigence Olawuyi Adenike bagged scholarships worth $45,000 each to further their education for showing outstanding skills, discipline and emerging Most Valuable Player and Most Promising Player respectively at the just concluded Olumide Oyedeji Basketball Camp in Lagos where over 400 boys and girls… Continue reading Teenage basketball sensations grab $45,000 Oyedeji Camp Scholarship

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Super Eagles qualifiers for AFCON 2019

Super Eagles ambition to collect all three points when they clash in Saturday’s African Cup of Nations qualifier in Victoria. Jeanne observed that Seychelles might be a minnor in African football, but they have the potentials to cause an upset. “We want to get the biggest shock in Africa (on Saturday),” declared the coach of… Continue reading Super Eagles qualifiers for AFCON 2019

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Argentine Pekerman quits Colombia coach

Argentine Jose Pekerman stepped down as Colombia coach on Tuesday, less than two months after leading the side into the knock-out stages of the World Cup in Russia. Jose Pekerman The 69-year-old had been in the job since 2012 and led Colombia to successive World Cup finals appearances. A Yerry Mina goal deep into stoppage… Continue reading Argentine Pekerman quits Colombia coach

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Beckham pleads not guilty to over speeding but to face trial

Former England football captain David Beckham on Tuesday pleaded not guilty on a technicality to a speeding offence in a loaned Bentley, and will face trial later this month. Beckham The former Manchester United star, who played 115 times for his country, was caught driving the luxury car at 59 miles (94 kilometres) per hour… Continue reading Beckham pleads not guilty to over speeding but to face trial

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Why I want to leave Chelsea?

Alvaro Morata admits he considered leaving Chelsea after a “disastrous” year that culminated in him missing the World Cup. Morata Morata was dropped from the Spain squad after scoring only three times in 23 games for Chelsea in the second half of last season. “Yes I considered returning to Spain or Italy, but you cannot… Continue reading Why I want to leave Chelsea?

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Nationwide League One releases timetable for promotion, relegation play-off Religation play-off

The Nigeria Nationwide League One (NLO) has revealed that it had fixed its 2017/2018 league promotion and relegation play-off matches between Sept. 7 and Sept. 9. Ebere Amaraizu, a Director in NLO, said on Saturday in Enugu that the date was fixed after a meeting of the NLO Board earlier in the week. Amaraizu, who… Continue reading Nationwide League One releases timetable for promotion, relegation play-off Religation play-off

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Pedro, Hazard lift Chelsea up

Chelsea’s Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard (C) vies with Bournemouth’s Norwegian striker Joshua King during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge in London on September 1, 2018. / AFP PHOTO Maurizio Sarri’s impressive start to life in the Premier League gathered pace as Chelsea maintained their perfect start to… Continue reading Pedro, Hazard lift Chelsea up

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Reds extend thier winning streak despite Alisson blunder

Liverpool’s Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson Becker gestures after the final whistle during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Liverpool at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on September 1, 2018. / AFP PHOTO A goalkeeping howler from Alisson saw Liverpool concede for the first time this season, but they held on… Continue reading Reds extend thier winning streak despite Alisson blunder

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Robbers steal $1.75m from Lyon Depay’s house

Lyon’s Dutch forward Memphis Depay had his house burgled during Friday’s Ligue 1 home defeat to Nice with the thieves reportedly getting away with a massive 1.5 million euros haul $1.75M. Memphis Depay Lyon police said it was too early to say exactly what the 23-year-old had lost during the break in. Depay had a… Continue reading Robbers steal $1.75m from Lyon Depay’s house

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Under-fire Mourinho weighs up Martial gamble

Anthony Martial faces an anxious wait to discover if he still has a Manchester United future under beleaguered boss Jose Mourinho when his side face a crucial clash at Burnley on Sunday. Anthony Martial Martial has seen his relationship with the United manager deteriorate since his agent declared the French forward wanted to leave Old… Continue reading Under-fire Mourinho weighs up Martial gamble

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Indonesia to bid for 2032 Olympics

Indonesia will bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympics, President Joko Widodo said Saturday following its successful staging of the 18th Asian Games. Indonesian badminton players Apriyani Rahayu (front) and Greysia Polii (back) play a return against Thailand badminton players Jongkolphan Kititharakul and Rawinda Prajongjai during their women’s doubles final badminton match at the Yonex-Sunrise… Continue reading Indonesia to bid for 2032 Olympics

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Serena Williams won’t celebrate daughter’s first birthday

Serena Williams’ daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian turns 1 this week but her mother will not celebrate her birthday because of Jehovah Witness’ rules against celebrating birthdays. The tennis legend has confirmed that she will not be celebrating her baby girl’s first birthday, due to her beliefs as a Jehovah’s Witness. She made this known while… Continue reading Serena Williams won’t celebrate daughter’s first birthday

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Mesut Ozil was expected to resume training on Tuesday

The Gunners secured their first win of Unai Emery’s tenure against West Ham but Saturday’s victory was largely overshadowed by the mystery and speculation which accompanied Ozil’s absence. Arsenal claimed the Germany World Cup winner was ruled out as a result of illness but reports from Brazil claimed the former Real Madrid star had been… Continue reading Mesut Ozil was expected to resume training on Tuesday

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Should Manchester United sack Jose Mourinho?

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is fighting to save his job just three games into the new Premier League season after back-to-back defeats against Brighton and Tottenham. Spurs’ 3-0 win at Old Trafford on Monday was the heaviest home defeat of his coaching career and the team looked a long way from being realistic title… Continue reading Should Manchester United sack Jose Mourinho?

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Forget Messi, China’s ‘Nine-Goal Diva’ is world’s hottest striker

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo step aside — the hottest striker in world football at the moment is China’s “Nine-Goal Diva” Wang Shanshan. Wang earned that nickname from Chinese fans and media when she plundered a scarcely believable nine goals in a dizzying 29 minutes after coming off the bench in a 16-0 demolition of… Continue reading Forget Messi, China’s ‘Nine-Goal Diva’ is world’s hottest striker

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pogba reaction…..”We always play for the shirt and for the fans, and today’s result is not what we or they wanted. They should be mad – we are.”

Pogba insists that the players are able to deal mentally with the pressures of playing for United and that the squad will be fully focused on getting back to winning ways when we host Tottenham at Old Trafford a week on Monday. “You always have to be focused, we always try to play better than… Continue reading pogba reaction…..”We always play for the shirt and for the fans, and today’s result is not what we or they wanted. They should be mad – we are.”

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Sarri salutes Chelsea’s winning mentality after ‘horrible’

Maurizio Sarri praised Chelsea’s mental strength as they snatched a 3-2 win over Arsenal on Saturday despite squandering a two-goal lead in a “horrible” period that left the Blues boss squirming on the touchline. Chelsea looked on course for an easy win over their London rivals after Pedro and Alvaro Morata put them 2-0 up… Continue reading Sarri salutes Chelsea’s winning mentality after ‘horrible’

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What a shock,no Ronaldo, no Zidane, no trophy!

Madrid's back four were wretched, badly beaten up by the brilliant Diego Costa, but ultimately undone by their own ineptitude. Every goal Real conceded in their 4-2 defeat at the A. Le Coq Arena featured at least one horrendous error from a defensive perspective. In that context, it would be wrong to apportion too much… Continue reading What a shock,no Ronaldo, no Zidane, no trophy!

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UEFA Super Cup: Atletico Madrid Demolish Real Madrid 4-2 In Estonia

Atletico Madrid finally got their own back on Real Madrid in European competition by snatching a 4-2 win over their city rivals on Wednesday to lift the Uefa Super Cup for a third time after midfielders Saul Niguez and Koke struck in extra-time. Diego Costa gave Europa League holders Atletico a dream start against Champions… Continue reading UEFA Super Cup: Atletico Madrid Demolish Real Madrid 4-2 In Estonia

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Utaka Foundation Team Hits 2018 SATUC World Cup Final

Nigeria’s representative in the ongoing 2018 SATUC Five-a-Side Football World Cup, John Utaka Foundation Football Team, fought hard yesterday to beat host Bulgaria 1-0 in the semifinal to sail through to the final of the competition. The highest goal-scorer of the team and tournament, Arafat Hussain, scored Nigeria’s lone … read more https://ift.tt/2BcK75d

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$10bn FDI in disarray as scam rocks gas sector

Nigerian Bulletin - Trending News Your account is currently awaiting confirmation. Confirmation was sent to officialolaworldwide@gmail.com. Resend confirmation email Click Here - Get Today's Naira Rate For Dollar, Sterling, Euros Business News Business $10bn FDI in disarray as scam rocks gas sector – Newtelegraph Thread startercurator Start date55 minutes ago Tagsforeign direct investments liquefied natural… Continue reading $10bn FDI in disarray as scam rocks gas sector

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Arsenal depart for pre-season tour of Singapore where they will tackle 1 Spanish club and Ligue 1 champions

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Paul Pogba wants Juventus transfer because of Cristiano Ronaldo and more rumours – manchestereveningnews

Crisitano Ronaldo’s move to Juventus has made Paul Pogba want to return to the club, according to reports. The France international has been linked with a move away from United due to a reported rift between him and Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho. Reports of issues between the pair …

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Serena Williams dedicates Wimbledon campaign to “all the Mums out there” after straight sets defeat

Throughout the 2018 championship Serena Williams had looked as though nothing had changed despite having a baby less than a year ago. But today it became all to much for the former champion who lost in straight sets to Germany’s Angelique Kerber. The new mum-of-one who said she was playing “for all the Mums out… Continue reading Serena Williams dedicates Wimbledon campaign to “all the Mums out there” after straight sets defeat