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The Sports Ministry has recalled the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Technical Director, Sunday Adeleye from the on-going IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar following the fiasco that nearly cost the country two of her best entrants at the championship. Double Commonwealth Games sprint champion, Blessing Okagbare and Divine Oduduru were on Saturday thrown out […]

Super Eagles’ Coach, Gernot Rohr is at a dilemma whether to accept Morocco’s overtures or continue managing Nigeria’s young team ahead of the 2021 African Cup of Nations and the 2020 World Cup qualifiers, which begin later this month. Herve Renard, who led Morocco to the Egypt 2019 African Cup of Nations threw in the […]

The main actors in the IAAF’s ‘missing’ $135, 000 saga yesterday revealed how the money was ‘spent’ by the sports ministry and some key officials of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN). The IAAF in 2017 erroneously sent $150,000 to the AFN instead of the annual $15,000 it usually gives to its affiliates. On discovering […]

They have already qualified for the FIFA U-17 World Cup, but Nigeria, just like Angola and Cameroon still want more from the on-going African U-17 Nations Cup holding in Tanzania. Nigeria topped Group A of the championship to earn their semifinal ticket, while Guinea, as runner up in Group B, also got the opportunity to […]

Super Eagles’ defender, William Troost-Ekong believes the young players in the Nigerian team can win the 2019 African Nations Cup in Egypt this year.Ekong, who wore the captain’s armband for the first time in the recent international friendly game against Egypt, says the Nigerian side need to keep playing together and remain positive minded to […]

World football governing body (FIFA) may have set the machinery in motion to probe the series of allegation of financial recklessness levelled against top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).Former international, Harrison Jalla, had complained to the Investigatory Chamber of the Ethics Committee of FIFA on December 5, 2018, alleging reckless spending by some […]

Bayern Munich trained in the snow yesterday as they aim to put a freeze on Liverpool’s Champions League aspirations.The two European heavyweights are set to meet at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday evening with the tie on a knife-edge following the goalless draw at Anfield in the first leg. Bayern tweeted a video of snow […]

South Korean two-time Olympic gold medallist, Shim Suk-hee, has accused her former coach, Cho Jae-beom, of repeatedly sexually assaulting her since she was 17 years old. Twenty-one-year-old Shim Suk-hee is a member of South Korea’s national short-track speed skating team and a two-time Olympic gold medalist. The New York Times reports that Mr. Cho, 38, […]

Arsenal head coach Unai Emery could face retrospective action from the FA after kicking a bottle towards Brighton fans. Sky Sports News understands the Football Association are investigating the incident, for which Emery subsequently apologised. Emery was seen kicking a bottle in frustration inside his technical area late on in his side’s 1-1 draw at […]

Jose Mourinho admits he never envisaged Manchester United being so far behind their Premier League rivals at this stage, saying “everyone improved except us”. The United boss warned supporters they were set for a tough campaign at the start of the season after the club failed to bring in his desired centre-back targets to build […]


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