Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Victor Akhidenor

    The Panel’s World Cup Award: Deschamps, Musa, Modric in the mix

The Panel’s World Cup Award: Deschamps, Musa, Modric in the mix

In the 2014 World Cup, Argentina’s Lionel Messi won the Golden Boot for being the most outstanding player; Colombia’s James Rodrigues won the Golden Ball for scoring most number of goals (6); Germany’s Manuel Neuer won the Golden Glove for conceding the least number of goals, amongst other categories and winners. [...]

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    How it went: France wins World Cup in thrilling final

How it went: France wins World Cup in thrilling final

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    The Panel: New name on the trophy…champions Croatia!

The Panel: New name on the trophy…champions Croatia!

I have a confession to make. [...]

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    CAA Asaba 2018: Adventure of a lifetime awaits athletics enthusiasts

CAA Asaba 2018: Adventure of a lifetime awaits athletics enthusiasts

The Media and Publicity subcommittee of the African Senior Athletics Championships – Asaba 2018 – is planning to reward some fans with an all-expense paid trip to the 21st edition of the tournament.In a press statement released by Olukayode Thomas, the head of Media and Publicity for the championship, winners are guaranteed a lifetime experience where they will watch the [...]

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    ‘Gareth’ makes a comeback thanks to England’s World Cup campaign

‘Gareth’ makes a comeback thanks to England’s World Cup campaign

The World Cup didn’t ‘come home’ but at least it brought some names back to reckoning. [...]

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    Asaba 2018: Ovia to chair fund-raising dinner

Asaba 2018: Ovia to chair fund-raising dinner

Business mogul, Jim Ovia, will be the chairman at the fund-raising event to drive the CAA Asaba 2018 African Senior Athletics Champions to be held at the Grand Hotel, Asaba on Thursday.According to a statement issued by Olukayode Thomas, head of Media and Publicity, the fund-raising event will start at 7pm.The Project Consultant for CAA Asaba 2018, Bukola Olopade, commended [...]

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    ‘Asaba is ready for Africa’

‘Asaba is ready for Africa’

Gungaram Vivian, the vice president of the Confederation of African Athletics, CAA, is happy with what the Delta state government and the Local Organising Committee have put in place for the 21st African Senior Athletics Championships.Gungaram during his inspection of the Stephen Keshi Stadium on Monday expressed satisfaction on what is on ground.“What has been put in place here is [...]

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    Asaba 2018: 42 countries attend delegates’ registration meeting

Asaba 2018: 42 countries attend delegates’ registration meeting

Forty-two African countries were present in Asaba for the Delegates Registration Meeting (DRM) on Tuesday as the countdown to the Africa Senior Athletics Championships continues.The officials praised the Local Organising Committee, LOC, headed by Solomon Ogba for the innovation and creativity displaced so far in the organisation of the competition.Speaking to journalists after the DRM, the Kenyan team leader, [...]

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    The Panel: The World Cup is not ‘coming home’

The Panel: The World Cup is not ‘coming home’

For the fifth time in the history of the tournament, the semi-final of the FIFA World Cup will feature an all-European cast. The last time it happened was in 2006 which was hosted in Germany. The other occasions were 1934 in Italy, 1966 in England, and 1982 in Spain – all European nations. [...]

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    The Panel: Round of 16 review, Belgium, Russia to bite the dust

The Panel: Round of 16 review, Belgium, Russia to bite the dust

We have had interesting stats and facts in this 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup. But none has been as amazing as the quarterfinal pairings. [...]

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    Issa Goal…

Issa Goal…

We are aware that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and sponsor Aiteo commissioned Olamide and Phyno to release a theme song for the Super Eagles’ 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign. They came up with ‘Dem go hear am’. But by now we know who ‘hear am’ in Russia. [...]

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    The Panel: First round review and the next ‘Germany’ in the round of 16

The Panel: First round review and the next ‘Germany’ in the round of 16

The men have been separated from the boys as the knockout stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup resumes on Saturday. [...]

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    World Cup group stage stats & facts: Etebo’s own goal and lots more

World Cup group stage stats & facts: Etebo’s own goal and lots more

The knockout stages of the 2018 FIFA World Cup resume on Saturday with games in Kazan (France v Argentina) and Sochi (Uruguay v Portugal). [...]

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    Champions Germany crash out of World Cup

Champions Germany crash out of World Cup

Champions Germany crashed out of the FIFA World Cup after losing 2-0 to South Korea in Kazan on Wednesday.It is the first time Germany have failed to progress since 1938.Kim Young-gwon broke the deadlock in stoppage time after the VAR overruled the original decision to rule the goal out for offside by the referee.Son Heung-Min slotted the ball into an [...]

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    How it happened: Nigeria eliminated from World Cup by Argentina

How it happened: Nigeria eliminated from World Cup by Argentina

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    The Panel: Super Eagles to beat Argentina at fifth attempt

The Panel: Super Eagles to beat Argentina at fifth attempt

Welcome to this special edition of the programme. It’s special because the Super Eagles of Nigeria are facing Argentina in Saint Petersburg in an attempt to progress for only a fourth time in six appearances to the round of 16 at the FIFA World Cup. [...]

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