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5th edition of the Nigerian Sports Award: See Full list of Award winners (PHOTOS)  5th edition of the Nigerian Sports Award: See Full list of Award winners (PHOTOS)  The 5th edition of the Nigerian Sports Award has come and gone but would be remembered for a long time to come because of the glitz and glamour and the attendance by personalities from all parts of the country. Dignitaries were in no small amount present at theaward ceremony.  Right from the beginning when nominations opened it…

5th edition of the Nigerian Sports Award: See Full list of Award winners (PHOTOS) 5th edition of the Nigerian Sports Award: See Full list of Award winners (PHOTOS) The 5th edition of the Nigerian Sports Award has come and gone but would be remembered for a long time to come because of the glitz and glamour and the attendance by personalities from all parts of the country. Dignitaries were in no small amount present at theaward ceremony. Right from the beginning when nominations opened it…

Jacinta Okorie wins first medal for Team Nigeria at 2017 Africa Continental Road Cycling Championship  Jacinta Okorie wins first medal for Team Nigeria at 2017 Africa Continental Road Cycling Championship  Jacinta Okorie wins first medal for Team Nigeria at the ongoing 2017 Africa Continental Cycling Road Race Championship in Luxor Egypt.She finished 3rd to win the bronze medal in the Individual Junior Girls category. The Senior Boys and Girls will race on Thursday in the Individual Time…

Jacinta Okorie wins first medal for Team Nigeria at 2017 Africa Continental Road Cycling Championship Jacinta Okorie wins first medal for Team Nigeria at 2017 Africa Continental Road Cycling Championship Jacinta Okorie wins first medal for Team Nigeria at the ongoing 2017 Africa Continental Cycling Road Race Championship in Luxor Egypt.She finished 3rd to win the bronze medal in the Individual Junior Girls category. The Senior Boys and Girls will race on Thursday in the Individual Time…

My Super Eagles Uyo Diary Day 2: More party than football?   Today is the day before the big game and all our thoughts were on what happens on the match day well at least some of us who were here for the actual football.  Day was packed already. For me it would be breakfast first then go to George Essiens Workshop for aspiring sport journalists and teach on how to report Nigerian sports. I also had plans to go collect my accreditation tag binge on movies go out and eat dog meat porridge…

My Super Eagles Uyo Diary Day 2: More party than football? Today is the day before the big game and all our thoughts were on what happens on the match day well at least some of us who were here for the actual football. Day was packed already. For me it would be breakfast first then go to George Essiens Workshop for aspiring sport journalists and teach on how to report Nigerian sports. I also had plans to go collect my accreditation tag binge on movies go out and eat dog meat porridge…

SAD: D'Tigers of Nigeria looses first game to Argentina in 2016 Rio Olympic Basketball  SAD: D'Tigers of Nigeria looses first game to Argentina in 2016 Rio Olympic Basketball  D'Tigers of Nigeria lost by 66-94 to Argentina in their first Group B match in Men's Olympic Basketball played earlier on Monday morning.Ebi Ere scored 14 of those points while Diogu added 15 points. More photos;  http://ift.tt/2b6NgWb Naija Soccer News Read More---http://adf.ly/1chCGU

SAD: D'Tigers of Nigeria looses first game to Argentina in 2016 Rio Olympic Basketball SAD: D'Tigers of Nigeria looses first game to Argentina in 2016 Rio Olympic Basketball D'Tigers of Nigeria lost by 66-94 to Argentina in their first Group B match in Men's Olympic Basketball played earlier on Monday morning.Ebi Ere scored 14 of those points while Diogu added 15 points. More photos; http://ift.tt/2b6NgWb Naija Soccer News Read More---http://adf.ly/1chCGU

Manchester United first to appoint counter-terror chief   London (AFP)  Manchester United have appointed a counter-terrorism manager and believe they are the first Premier League club to do so reports said on Wednesday.  The English football giants who suffered two embarrassing security blunders in recent months appointed an unnamed former member of the Manchester police and made the announcement at a fans forum recently the BBC and other British media said.  Old Trafford is now subject to…

Manchester United first to appoint counter-terror chief London (AFP) Manchester United have appointed a counter-terrorism manager and believe they are the first Premier League club to do so reports said on Wednesday. The English football giants who suffered two embarrassing security blunders in recent months appointed an unnamed former member of the Manchester police and made the announcement at a fans forum recently the BBC and other British media said. Old Trafford is now subject to…

Liverpool seek League Cup home comfort in Saints semi-final   Liverpool (AFP)  Liverpools formidable home record was meant to provide the platform for a tilt at three trophies this season - but Saturdays surprise 3-2 Premier League defeat by Swansea spoiled that idea.  If Jurgen Klopps team are to overcome Southampton at Anfield in the second leg of a League Cup semi-final on Wednesday and reach Wembley their defending will have to improve significantly.  The shock of suffering their first…

Liverpool seek League Cup home comfort in Saints semi-final Liverpool (AFP) Liverpools formidable home record was meant to provide the platform for a tilt at three trophies this season - but Saturdays surprise 3-2 Premier League defeat by Swansea spoiled that idea. If Jurgen Klopps team are to overcome Southampton at Anfield in the second leg of a League Cup semi-final on Wednesday and reach Wembley their defending will have to improve significantly. The shock of suffering their first…

Rivers United supercharged to claim AS Real scalp   Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club Rivers United have been charged to go for the kill in Sundays second leg preliminary round 2017 Caf Champions League game against AS Real Bamako in Port Harcourt.  The two sides battled to a scoreless draw in the first leg at the Stade Modibo Kéïta Bamako on February 11.  Rivers State Sports Commissioner Honourable Boma Iyaye while addressing the players during their last training session…

Rivers United supercharged to claim AS Real scalp Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club Rivers United have been charged to go for the kill in Sundays second leg preliminary round 2017 Caf Champions League game against AS Real Bamako in Port Harcourt. The two sides battled to a scoreless draw in the first leg at the Stade Modibo Kéïta Bamako on February 11. Rivers State Sports Commissioner Honourable Boma Iyaye while addressing the players during their last training session…

Leverkusen hold on for CSKA draw in Champions League   Moscow (AFP)  Bayer Leverkusen played out a 1-1 draw at CSKA Moscow on Tuesday to put the German club on the verge of qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages.  Kevin Volland put Leverkusen ahead after 16 minutes before Israeli international Bibras Natcho converted a second-half penalty to snatch a draw for the Russian club.  Leverkusen will be assured of qualifying if Monaco beat English club Tottenham in Group E later…

Leverkusen hold on for CSKA draw in Champions League Moscow (AFP) Bayer Leverkusen played out a 1-1 draw at CSKA Moscow on Tuesday to put the German club on the verge of qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages. Kevin Volland put Leverkusen ahead after 16 minutes before Israeli international Bibras Natcho converted a second-half penalty to snatch a draw for the Russian club. Leverkusen will be assured of qualifying if Monaco beat English club Tottenham in Group E later…

Grading Arsenals summer preseason ahead of a crucial 2016/17 year   With Arsenals summer preseason officially in the books lets take a look at how they fared heading into the 2016/17 season.  Preseason matches grade: A.  1-1 draw against Lens 2-1 win against MLS All-Stars 3-1 win against Guadalajara 8-0 win against Viking 3-2 win against Manchester City  Although wins and losses dont matter too much in preseason the Gunners have looked strong on the pitch. Not only has the north London…

Grading Arsenals summer preseason ahead of a crucial 2016/17 year With Arsenals summer preseason officially in the books lets take a look at how they fared heading into the 2016/17 season. Preseason matches grade: A. 1-1 draw against Lens 2-1 win against MLS All-Stars 3-1 win against Guadalajara 8-0 win against Viking 3-2 win against Manchester City Although wins and losses dont matter too much in preseason the Gunners have looked strong on the pitch. Not only has the north London…

NLO Football: Shobanke' brace sinks Messiah FC for Goodland Rangers   Goodland Rangers FC  By Oluchi Tobe- Chukwu The Pipul TV Nationwide league one kick-started on a positive note for Goodland Rangers FC as they defeated Messiah FC by 3 goals to 2 in the league opener.  Playing on the road at the Onikan Water front the Good land Rangers side also known as the Orange Fruitful Boys rose above the water logged pitch to grab three points in the League opener.  The home team recorded an early…

NLO Football: Shobanke' brace sinks Messiah FC for Goodland Rangers Goodland Rangers FC By Oluchi Tobe- Chukwu The Pipul TV Nationwide league one kick-started on a positive note for Goodland Rangers FC as they defeated Messiah FC by 3 goals to 2 in the league opener. Playing on the road at the Onikan Water front the Good land Rangers side also known as the Orange Fruitful Boys rose above the water logged pitch to grab three points in the League opener. The home team recorded an early…

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